News

Celebrate the Independence Day Holiday Weekend in Ames!

6/24/2015

Get ready to don your red, white and blue and c...

Ames Choral Society Presents Summer Concert, "America, America!" on June 27

6/23/2015

The Ames Choral Society presents the final conc...

Ames Fireworks on July 3rd!

6/23/2015

The Young Professionals of Ames, in partnership...

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Events

Mason Jar Floral Arrangement Workshop

6/29/2015

Pick some blooms from the Gardens and then use the...

Great Plants For Iowa

6/29/2015

Learn more about the native and non-native, sun or...

Sing-Along, Dance-Along, Do-Along Concert

6/29/2015

Join Miss Carole and Clarence of Macaroni Soup for...

Heroes In Our Community

6/30/2015

The firefighting heroes of Ames will share their s...

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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.