News

Ames Kids Crafts Camp August 10-14

7/31/2015

Ames Kids Crafts Camp runs Monday, August 10 th...

Explore McFarland Park at night on August 21

7/30/2015

Discover the mysteries of the dark at the park!...

Letting of Bids Authorized for Haying at Story County Parks

7/29/2015

The Story County Conservation Board is requesti...

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Events

Main Street Farmers' Market

8/1/2015

Spend the morning downtown at the Ames Main Street...

North Grand Farmers' Market

8/1/2015

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

Family Activity: Discovery Stations

8/1/2015

Drop by Reiman Gardens for fun, informal activitie...

Worldly Goods Sidewalk Sale

8/1/2015

Find a Fair Trade deal at Worldly Goods during the...

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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.