News

Breakfast with Santa at Reiman Gardens

11/21/2016

Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December ...

City of Ames Holiday Closings for Thanksgiving

11/14/2016

Many City of Ames departments and divisions wil...

The holiday spirit is in the air at Farm House Museum

11/14/2016

Farm House Museum will be decorated for the hol...

See more news...

Events

Brown Bag Lecture

12/8/2016

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy an educa...

Cooking Class: Wusthof Knife Skills

12/8/2016

Learn basic knife skills, as well as different bla...

Walk-In Craft: Etched Glass Ornaments

12/8/2016

Make a last minute gift using etching cream with o...

Santa Express Train

12/9/2016

Join the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad and Museum...

View all events...

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.