News

Ames Named Quarterfinalist for "America's Main Street Contest"

5/3/2016

The national small business movement, Independe...

Iowa celebrates $8 billion tourism industry during National Travel and Tourism Week

5/3/2016

Iowa celebrates $8 billion tourism industry dur...

Food Truck Showdown Comes to Ames Main Street Farmers' Market Opening Day

4/12/2016

Grub for Good—First-ever Ames food truck ...

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Events

National Day of Prayer

5/5/2016

Join in the fellowship hall....

Youth Program: Plant Pals

5/5/2016

Learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins,...

Art Mart Spring Sale

5/5/2016

The bi-annual sale of pottery, blown glass, jewelr...

Arboretum Amble

5/5/2016

Take a walk on the wild side!...

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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.