Story County Conservation's Monthly O.W.L.S. Program is August 5


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Ames Municipal Band to Perform Thursday Night


The Ames Municipal Band, under the direction...

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Story County Fair


Come to the fair for a great day!...

Story County Fair


Come to the fair for a great day!...

North Grand Farmers Market


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

Evening Prairie Walk


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2014 National Junior Disability Championships
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Ames Visitors Guide


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.