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2013 Festivals & Events
Story City Economic Development Corporation and Story City Greater Chamber Connection 2013 Annual Dinner
Friday, February 8
Celebrate our 2012 accomplishments, receive informative updates and see visions for the future. Social hour: 5:30 pm. Dinner: 6:30 pm. Carousel Lanes at 215 West Broad Street, Story City. $12.50 per person. Contact the GCC for tickets. Roland Story Alum and KCCI newscaster Eric Hanson will provide us with an entertaining "News Flash."
Saturday, March, 23
Back by popular demand. Spend an evening with friends enjoying games and entertainment. Check Facebook event or call the GCC for details. .
Community Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 30
The Easter Bunny joins us each year to celebrate the hunt for easter eggs with the children of Story City. With help from the Roland-Story High School FCCLA, kids enjoy games, face painting, pictures with the bunny, and hunting for eggs. Held at the Factory Stores of America Mall from 10:00 am until noon.
GCC Wine & Beer Tasting
Iowa wine and beer makers and other vendors will present their products during this entertaining event.
Friday, June 7 through Sunday, June 9
Celebrating 47 years of our community-wide festival. Scandinavian Days offers something for the entire family. Drawing on the traditions of many of our community's Norwegian families, our Heritage Hall gives a taste of the foods, crafts, and stories of Scandinavia. There's music, a parade, fireworks, inflatables, car shows, crafts, and other delights for people of all ages. For more information, visit Scandinavian Days website.
GCC Golf Tournament
(Rain Date July 19)
Progressive Dinner in the Shops
Sample appetizers, salads, soups, entrees, and desserts at downtown merchants. A great social event with proceeds benefiting community projects.
Skunk River Duck Races
STORY! Celebrating the Art of Storytelling
September 19 - 22
What better place to have a storytelling festival than Story City! Well-known storytellers from throughout the midwest join Story City for workshops, storytelling concerts, open mic, matinees, and STORY! stops in the shops with stories of humor, faith, friendship, and tradition. Come along to hear a variety of great stories or plan to tell a few of your own. It's a weekend full of surprises. Visit the STORY! website.
GCC Halloween Party
A fun event for friends and neighbors. Music, games, costume contest, and prizes.
Downtown Trick or Treat Night
Downtown streets are blocked off to provide children a safe environment to trick or treat with downtown merchants and residential communities.
November - December
Yulefest Tree Lighting and Chili Supper, November 29
Yulefest Open House, November 30
Day for Children (elves workshop, free movie, breakfast & lunch with Santa) - TBA