News

Youth & Shelter Services Perfect Pizza Party and Open House

5/26/2015

You are invited to attend to Youth & Shelte...

Scandinavian Days Receives 2015 Ames Community Grant

5/24/2015

Scandinavian Days celebrates their 50th anniver...

31st Anniversary of Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

5/19/2015

This year marks the 31st Anniversary of the Chr...

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Events

Kid's Story Time

5/26/2015

Come to Kid's Story Time while enjoying the beauti...

Beauty Food

5/26/2015

Learn homemade beauty care recipes that you find i...

North Grand Farmers' Market

5/27/2015

The North Grand Farmers' Market proudly offers the...

Ames Historical Society Lecture Series

5/28/2015

Join the Ames Historical Society for a presentatio...

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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.