News

Saturday is Opening Day of Farmers' Market

4/30/2015

The Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market (AMS...

Historic Mural Farewell Program

4/29/2015

Local residents are invited to a farewell gathe...

Ames Community Arts Council Annual Arts Awards

4/28/2015

The Ames Community Arts Council (ACAC) recogniz...

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Events

Cowboys of the Americas

5/3/2015

Join the Central Iowa Symphony for a performance o...

On the Verge

5/3/2015

Join ISU Theatre for On the Verge....

SCC Partners Spring Festival

5/3/2015

Story County Conservation Partners invite you to a...

ISU Softball vs. Texas Tech

5/3/2015

Come cheer on the Cyclones vs. the Red Raiders at ...

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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.