News

31st Anniversary of Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

5/19/2015

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

Little Big Town is coming to Stephens Auditorium in October

5/15/2015

GRAMMY award-winning country group Little Big T...

Stephens Auditorium presents MythBusters: Jamie & Adam UNLEASHED!

5/13/2015

Stephens Auditorium is thrilled to announce tha...

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Events

Comedy Showcase at DG's Taphouse

5/24/2015

World class comic Kyle Kinane makes his DG's debut...

Story City Antique Carousel Opens

5/25/2015

Story City Antique Carousel opens for the 2015 sea...

Memorial Day Ceremony

5/25/2015

Iowa State employees, retirees and spouses who die...

Memorial Day Parade

5/25/2015

Celebrate Memorial Day at the parade!...

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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.