Welcome New Member: Discount Fireworks Outlet

Join us in welcoming our newest member: Discount Fireworks Outlet!
With 4 convenient locations, they are ready to help you celebrate the summer and gear up for Independence Day!
They expect to sell out, so don’t miss your chance to stock up now!

Welcome New Member – Bug Masters of Okoboji

Join us in welcoming the newest member to the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, Bug Masters of Okoboji!
The team at Bug Masters offers Residential and Commercial pest management services throughout the Lakes area, Northwest Iowa and Southwest Minnesota. From general pest maintenance on your home and dock to larger infestations, they focus on making sure their customers are satisfied.
For more information, visit www.bugmastersboji.com or call (712) 318-2933.

Welcome New Member – American Family Insurance

Join us in welcoming the newest member of the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce: American Family Insurance, Christopher Thornton Agency. With offices located in Spirit Lake and Spencer, Iowa they service multiple states including IA, MN, NE, WI, SD, and ND.
Chris has been in the Insurance Industry for over 24 years. He believe’s there’s more to insurance than just a policy – it’s about protecting the people and things that matter most to you. In addition to home and auto policies, they also provide coverage for boats, cycle, liability umbrella, life, farm and business. Call or email today!
Located at:
717 18TH ST
SPIRIT LAKE, IA 51360-1547
Phone: (712) 336-2003

Ribbon Cutting Event – Krafty’s Meat Market

Join The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and our Commodores on Monday, May 10th at 8:45am for the official ribbon cutting ceremony for Krafty’s Meat Market located at 2098 IA-86 in Milford (the old Oh Shucks building).
We look forward to seeing you all there!

Welcome New Member! – Crossfit Okoboji

Join us in welcoming our newest member Crossfit Okoboji!
Crossfit Okoboji’s is Okoboji’s ONLY CrossFit-Affiliated training facility. Their 3,000-square-foot facility is equipped with a 24′ pull-up rig and squat racks, 1000s of pounds of bumper plates, barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells, medicine balls, rowers, plyo boxes and various other equipment along with a restroom, a lobby and a shower.\
Crossfit Okoboji offers a unique strength and conditioning program using the CrossFit methodology. CrossFit workouts consist of constantly varied, functional movements performed at high intensity. Give them a call today to get started! (712) 481-2122 or visit www.crossfitokoboji.com

Walleye Weekend 2021 – That’s a Wrap!

The 39th Annual Walleye Weekend was an enjoyable and successful kick-off to the Walleye season in the Iowa Great Lakes Area.
Although a tagged walleye wasn’t caught and the Grand Prize wasn’t awarded, the weekend turned out to be a record-breaking achievement thanks to the fantastic weather and the turnout of 2,246 anglers from 20 different states.
We would like to congratulate and thank everyone who was involved in the efforts that went into making the weekend a success.
Thank you to our sponsors: The City of Arnolds Park, Fisherman’s Factory Outlet, Great Lakes Marine Service and Sales, Inc., Oak Hill Outdoor, Pure Fishing, Alliant Energy, Okoboji Inn & Suites, MC22 Northwest Iowa, Stan’s Bait & Tackle, and Okoboji Motor Company.
Additional thanks to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Dickinson County Cattlemen, Waterfront Grille & Event Center, CC Screen Printing, and the Dickinson County Fairgrounds for contributing to another successful year as well asKUOO Campus Radio, Newsradio 1240 KICD, KILR-FM (Estherville), MC22 Northwest Iowa, The Dickinson County News, Lakes News Shopper and Vacation Okoboji for their promotions of the event.
Thank you to all bait shops and weigh-in stations that we are fortunate enough to work with: Fisherman’s Factory Outlet, Oak Hill Outdoor, Kabele’s Trading Post & Lodge, Stan’s Bait & Tackle. Thank you to Pure Fishing for generously donating over $3,500 in prizes for our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in the heaviest fish categories.
Thank you as well to the many Chamber members who donated a variety of items to the prize packages given out at the Awards Luncheon. With your help, we were able to award over 100 raffle prizes!
Thank you to the dedicated Iowa Navy Commodores and other volunteers for their time spent registering participants late into the night on Friday and for their additional help at the Awards Luncheon on Sunday.
Thank you to ALL of you for taking part in the 39th Annual Walleye Weekend. Mark your calendars for the 40th Annual Walleye Weekend May 7-8, 2022!
Click here for results and more information on Walleye Weekend 2022!

Welcome New Member! – Okoboji Gas Company

Join us in welcoming the newest member to The Chamber of the Iowa Great Lakes: Okoboji Gas Company!

Okoboji Gas Company will be opening soon and bringing a new fuel stop and convenience store back to Hwy 86. Make sure to check out their Facebook page to see updates on their construction and what products they will have in store!

Welcome New Member! – Okoboji Sports and Collectibles

Join us in welcoming our newest member Okoboji Sports And Collectibles! We’re excited to welcome you to the Chamber family!

Okoboji Sports and Collectibles is a family owned business with over 20 years of experience in the industry. Located at 1203 Depot Ave in Okoboji, they are open for Buy, Sell or Trade. Stop in or give them a call today! 712-330-9640

Welcome New Member! – Okoboji Mattress Co.

Join us in welcoming new member Okoboji Mattress Co.!

Okoboji Mattress takes great pride in being a locally family owned store that cares about their customers. They are sleep specialty store that carries the number 1 best rated mattress brand in the world and offers a large selection of mattresses to meet every sleep preference.

Visit them today at their showroom at 3004 18th Street in Spirit Lake or give them a call at 712-260-2004.