News

2015-16 Performing Arts Series at Stephens Auditorium Announced

4/17/2015

The 2015-2016 Performing Arts Series at Stephen...

The Ames Community Arts Council presents the 2015 Arts Awards on April 19th

4/17/2015

The Ames Community Arts Council will host its a...

Lincoln Highway Heritage Byway to Host Story County Public Meetings

4/16/2015

The Lincoln Highway Heritage Byway, Iowa’...

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Events

Ciccotti Art Glass Workshop

4/18/2015

Make your own glass masterpiece during the "Vases"...

Willow Trellis Workshop

4/18/2015

Create your own trellis from willow with artists P...

Les Misérables

4/18/2015

Join ISU Theatre for Les Misérables....

Stash the Trash

4/18/2015

Help make Ames a great place to live during the an...

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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.