STORM LAKE UNITED’S – “What I Love About the City Beautiful” Photo Submission
Take a photograph and show us why Storm Lake is “The City Beautiful.”
Storm Lake United is updating our marketing materials and website and need your photos to showcase our incredible community. Images may include private or public landscapes and nature, buildings and structures, parks and landmarks, or people and still life photography from any season. Photos should be taken in Storm Lake and the surrounding area. Each photo must be accompanied by a brief description, as well as when and where the photo was taken.
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In Storm Lake, we know how to have a good time! Spice up your calendar with concerts, celebrations, educational events and just plain fun things to do!
Whether you’re enjoying some music under a canopy of trees or some cool competition during the Extreme Winter Games, here are just a few of the special events hosted in and around Storm Lake each year!
American Family Insurance Open House
Celebrate 1 Year of Business with us at Neira Ek American Family Insurance.Don Pocho Food Truck will be providing food and Luis Vargas AKA “El Muchacho Alegre” providing entertainment.
Date(s): June 1st 2022
Time: 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Storm Lake United Business After Hours: Lake Creek Golf Club
Storm Lake United would like to invite the public and business community to attend a Business After Hours at BVU @ Lake Creek Country Club. The event will take place at the Clubhouse- 1 Clubhouse Dr. at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday May 25, 2022.Please join us to celebrate Lake Creek being awarded 18 Hole Course Read More
Date(s): Wednesday, May 25th
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taste of Storm Lake
Summer months bring longer days, shorter nights, and busier schedules. Fortunately, Storm Lake United has a way to give Mom and Dad a break from cooking and the chance to support local non-profits. That’s right! A Taste of Storm Lake is back starting in Jun 2022! Taste of Storm Lake is a weekly summer event Read More
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Storm Lake Farmers Market
Locally-grown produce, homemade baked goods, local honey, farm-fresh eggs, and much more! The official start of the 2022 Storm Lake Farmers’ Market season is Saturday, June 18th! The Farmers Market will be in parking lot C from 8 am-noon every Saturday until October 15th. Thursday evenings will begin on June 23rd from 4 pm to Read More
Date(s): June 18th - October 15th
Storm Lake United Summer Kickoff Concert ft. John King
Edwards Chevrolet and Storm Lake Honda are excited to bring you a FREE concert at Awaysis Park featuring signed country artist, John King out of Nashville. BYOB! Free hot dogs until gone- starting at 5:30 served by Storm Lake Fire Department and provided by The Bridge Kids Stage/Karaoke starting at 5:30 Prizes for best dressed Read More
Date(s): June 17, 2022
Time: 05:30 p.m.
Free, family fun along the shores of Storm Lake, July 3-4 each year. Music, the Big Parade, food & shopping vendors, Classic Car Cruise, Ride-Run, fireworks, Patriotic Ceremony, a Kiddie Parade, and more! For all details please visit starspangledspectacular.net.
Date(s): July 3-4, 2022
Time: all day
Storm Lake, Iowa – Get ready to “Reel in the Savings” during Storm Lake’s annual Ridiculous Days! Join Storm Lake United businesses for our annual Ridiculous Days just in time to find some back-to-school bargains. Stop by your favorite stores for ridiculous in-store deals, bargain blow-outs, and sidewalk sales, beginning Thursday, July 15th through Read More
Date(s): July 15th - July 17 2022
Time: Storm Lake Business Hours
Wood, Wine, & Blues
Mark your calendars and save the date for Storm Lake, Iowa’s annual Wood, Wine & Blues Festival, Friday, August 19th through Sunday, August 21st in beautiful Sunset Park. Wood, Wine & Blues consists of a three-day chainsaw carving competition with a record eight chainsaw artists from across the country. During this competition, guests are encouraged Read More
Date(s): August 19th - 21st 2022
Time: All Day
Storm Lake Proud Multicultural Festival
Join us for a celebration of the diverse and unique cultures that are rooted in Storm Lake, Iowa. This celebration will include the music, dance, food and traditions from countries all over the world. This is a family friendly event with kids activities including a talent show, arts and crafts, performances and art.
Date(s): September 10, 2022
Time: 12:00 p.m-6:00 p.m.
Storm Lake Charity Kickball Tournament
Join us for a fun filled family day for a cause! Funds raised from this kickball tournament will benefit SLU non-profit organizations and a scholarship fund for underprivileged students. Local businesses will be invited to sponsor a company team. Community members can also participate. Local non-profit businesses are invited to set up a refreshment or Read More
Date(s): Saturday September 24, 2022
Time: 10 a.m.-funished
Join us for the 1st Annual Oktoberfest Celebration in Storm Lake, Iowa. This tradition autumn family friendly festival will kick off with a German bratwurst feast at 6:00 p.m., will have Oktoberfest seasonal beer for purchase, feature live music from Malek’s Fishermen sponsored by Long Lines from 7:00-11:00 p.m. and kids activities throughout the evening. Read More
Date(s): October 22, 2022
Time: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Chills & Thrills
Chills & Thrills is Storm Lake United’s Halloween Event that takes place in Downtown Storm Lake each year on the weekend of or before Halloween. Buena Vista University student organizations and local businesses gather on Main Street and set up tables to give out candy and host activities for the kids of Storm Lake and Read More
Date(s): October 29, 2022
Time: 10am - 12pm
Storm Lake Holiday Open House
Storm Lake – Get ready to Sip, Sample, and Shop your way through Storm Lake United’s Holiday Open House, Friday, November 11th to Sunday, November 13th. This annual event is a chance for shoppers to find unique and memorable gifts, clothing, jewelry, décor, and much more! You also have a chance to register at participating Read More
Date(s): November 11-13, 2022
Time: Business Hours
Miracle on Lake Avenue
Make plans to attend Miracle on Lake Avenue on Thursday, December 8th in Storm Lake! With so many activities for you and your family to enjoy, you won’t want to miss this awesome annual holiday celebration! The night kicks off at 5:30 p.m. with various activities sponsored by Storm Lake retailers and stop by various Read More
Date(s): December 8, 2022
Time: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Kick It Forward Mini Pitch Project
Help us build a Mini-Pitch at Chautauqua Park in Storm Lake! Join the City of Storm Lake, Kick It Forward, Musco Lighting and members of your community, all working together to provide greater opportunities to the youth in Buena Vista County. The completed Mini-Pitch will be located at Chautauqua Park in Storm Lake. Watch the Read More