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Grimes Chamber & Economic Development

Grimes Chamber & Economic Development

A membership organization focused on the retention and expansion of the Grimes business community along with the sponsorship of activities to benefit our members and residents.

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Governors Days is one of the grandest summer festivals in the Des Moines, Iowa metropolitan area. Held within the heart of Grimes, Iowa, this premier summer event incorporates all the ingredients for an exciting family friendly event.
Complete with concerts, parades, carnivals and much, much more; Governors Days has something for everyone.

Explore Grimes

Grimes is a growing community with many passionate and hardworking businesses and residents around every corner. Need help planning your next visit? Check out our directory or list of events to get your ideas and start planning!


You Don’t Have To

By Madison Taiber | January 11, 2023

by Brian Buethe, President | CEO, Grimes Chamber & Economic Development January 2023 Newsletter Article The calendar has flipped once…

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Be True to Your…

By Madison Taiber | December 1, 2022

by Brian Buethe, President | CEO, Grimes Chamber & Economic Development December 2022 Newsletter Article In December of 1963 a…

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Winding Down & Ramping Up

By Madison Taiber | November 2, 2022

by Ryleah Cross, CRPC | 2022 Grimes Chamber Board Chair & Edward Jones Financial Advisor November 2022 Newsletter Article As…

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Mark Your Calendar

Discover what makes Grimes so great. Visit our Events Calendar for some fun and exciting things happening around your area! Ribbon Cuttings, Grand Openings, Festivals and more!

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