News

Local veteran named 4th of July parade Grand Marshal

6/24/2016

Howard Kyle joined the Air Force in 1950, just ...

Friendship Ark Homes Receives 2016 Ames Community Grant for 5! on the 4th! Race/Run

6/21/2016

Friendship Ark Homes Receives 2016 Ames Communi...

Independence Day Fireworks

6/20/2016

Reiman Gardens is open all day on July 3rd from...

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Events

Kiss Me, Kate

6/24/2016

Join ACTORS for their performance of Kiss Me, Kate...

Honk Jr.

6/24/2016

Join Story Theater Company for Honk Jr., a musical...

Main Street Bike Night

6/24/2016

Enjoy live music featuring "Vivace Band," a beer g...

Ames on The Half Shell

6/24/2016

Enjoy an outdoor concert with Salty View's Acousti...

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Smart Choice

welcome to ames — you've made a smart choice to visit!

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.