News

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...

Historical Cemetery Walk is September 21

9/15/2014

Come learn about 10 Ames Pioneers at the Cem...

Octagon Art Festival in Ames on September 28

9/12/2014

The 44th Annual Octagon Art Festival is just...

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Events

North Grand Farmers Market

9/17/2014

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

Gallery Talk: Culture Under Canvas

9/18/2014

Join the Ames Historical Society for a gallery tal...

Gallery Talk: Maquettes and Drawings

9/18/2014

Join Nancy Girard, Educator of Visual Literacy and...

Wild Birds Unlimited 15th Anniversary Event

9/18/2014

Wild Birds Unlimited is celebrating their 15th Ann...

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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.