News

63rd Annual Farm Progress Show Returns to Boone, Iowa

8/22/2016

Penton Agriculture’s Farm Progress Show, ...

New Fall Exhibitions Open August 23 at the Brunnier Art Musueum, Iowa State University

7/28/2016

NEW Fall Exhibitions Open Aug. 23rd at the Brun...

Stephens Auditorium Announces 2016-2017 Performing Arts Season

7/27/2016

The 2016-2017 Performing Arts Series at Stephen...

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Events

North Grand Farmers' Market

8/24/2016

Locally grown, seasonal fresh vegetables, flowers,...

WelcomeFest

8/24/2016

Welcome the students back to campus!...

Pastel Painting

8/24/2016

Expressive lines or smoothly blended techniques of...

Light Painting (Photography)

8/24/2016

Learn how to “paint” at night with various light 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.