News

The Iowa Able Run Receives 2015 Ames Community Grant

4/27/2015

The Iowa Able Run is a 5K Run/Walk/Wheelchair a...

Healthy Streets is coming to Ames May 3

4/26/2015

Healthy Streets, a program that provides a vari...

ISU Theatre Closes Season with “On the Verge: The Geography of Yearning”

4/24/2015

ISU Theatre will wrap up its 100th anniversary ...

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Events

The Fly Guy and Other Stories

4/27/2015

A new musical revue based on a medley of favorite ...

Great Plants For Iowa Classes

4/27/2015

Learn about garden plants that grow well in Iowa a...

Risky Business Conference

4/28/2015

Join Youth & Shelter Services for the annual Risky...

Ames Historical Society Lecture Series

4/28/2015

Join the Ames Historical Society for a presentatio...

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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.