Community Visioning

You are invited to participate in a Walking Audit in Forest City!  Healthy Hometown Powered by Wellmark will conduct a walking audit in Forest City on Monday, November 13th from 2 to 5pm at the Chamber & Grow Forest City office (In the Cooper Building at 145 S. Clark St.).  Community members & experts will walk a designated route together while observing and …

New Housing and Rental Incentives

Forest City launches New Housing and Rental Incentives  October 12, 2017 – The City of Forest City is announcing a new construction incentive program and a rental incentive program for low to moderate income households. These programs are designed to encourage building and renting within the city limits of Forest City. New Construction Incentive Program – The focus of the …

Newcomers Open House 2017

NEWCOMERS OPEN HOUSE TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 21 IN FOREST CITY Forest City, IA     ­Norma Hertzer, Grow Forest City Marketing Director will host an open house for anyone new to the community on Thursday, September 21, 3:00-6:00pm. Attendees will learn about the community, clubs and organizations, activities, programs, local resources and enjoy conversation with long-time residents.  Refreshments will …

Iowa Firefighter's Association Convention

The 139th Annual Iowa Firefighter’s Association Convention Hosted by Forest City Fire Department is September 6-10th in Forest City.  Attendees will begin arriving in Forest City as early as September 3rd.  Most are staying at the Winnebago Rally Grounds.   Several events are open to the public on Saturday, September 9: 8:00 AM Firefighter Drills Begin @ Winnebago County Courthouse …

Puckerbrush Days 2017

Forest City’s largest annual Community event!  July 13-16, 2017 Puckerbrush Days, Forest City’s annual community celebration will be July 13-16th 2017, and as always, there will be a number of exciting events and activities going on around town. Find a schedule of events at https://forestcityia.com/calendar/puckerbrush-days/ The history behind the unique name of the celebration is an unusual one. Early on, the …

Forest City Bike Share Program

Forest City Bike Share Program launches in early June. June 13, 2017 Ride with us! The Forest City Bike Share program is operational! Forest City has 8 bikes at 4 different locations through out the community available for rent by the hour. These are available to be used by residents, Waldorf students, and visitors to provide transportation and enjoyable exercise. …

Forest City Farmers Market

Forest City Farmers Market kicks off on June 15th, on Clark Street – downtown Forest City, 3:30-5:30pm. The market will feature many returning vendors from last year!  New this year are Food Demonstrations! Roz Hemberger will host a demonstration of how to make Rhubarb Punch using fresh rhubarb grown by our Farmers Market vendor.  She will offer free samples and recipes. …

Tree Town Music Festival 2017

Welcome to Forest City for Tree Town Music Festival! Who’s playing and when:  http://www.treetownfestival.com/Lineup Tickets and Camping information: www.treetownfestival.com Festival Ground map:  http://www.treetownfestival.com/maps Forest City map: forestcityia.com/Visitors/maps Forest City Community and Visitors Guide:  https://forestcityia.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/FC-Guide-2017fcweb2.pdf Local businesses ready to serve you:  http://chamber.forestcityia.com/list/  

Winnebago Outdoor Adventure Race

Winnebago Outdoor Adventure Race 2017

Join us for the Winnebago Outdoor Adventure Race 2017 June 3, Forest City, Iowa EVENT REGISTRATION PAGE:  https://forestcityparksandrec.com/adventure-race/ Join in the fun at the Winnebago Outdoor Adventure Race on June 3, 2017 in Forest City, IA!  This race is organized by Forest City Parks and Recreation Department and is designed for teams and individuals interested in the challenge and excitement …