News

Dinkey Day Celebrates the Ames Sesquicentennial!

9/19/2014

The commemoration of Ames’ 150th anniv...

Apply Today for an Ames Community Grant

9/18/2014

Make a smart choice this year and apply for ...

Ames, Iowa, Named one of the 10 Best College Towns, 2014 by Livability.com

9/16/2014

Ames, Iowa, has been named one of the 10 Bes...

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Events

North Grand Farmers Market

9/24/2014

Stop by the North Grand Farmers' Market. ...

Art Walk: Pack the Jack…With Art!

9/24/2014

Join University Museums Interpretation Specialist ...

Maximum Ames Music Festival

9/25/2014

Maximum Ames Music Festival is a four-day celebrat...

After America in the Making: Women’s Suffrage

9/25/2014

N.C. Wyeth’s America in the Making depicts twelve ...

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welcome to iowa's absolutely fabulous city!

Whether you're in town for business, to catch a game or just a quick visit, you'll enjoy an array of options to meet your needs and expenses. During the day you can find local shopping in our downtown boutiques. Hang out in one of our 35 woodland parks. Hop on our 55 miles of bike and pedestrian trails. Take a swing at one of our five different golf courses.