News

Drink in Art at BAM Happy Hour

8/26/2016

Brunnier Art Museum (BAM) Happy Hour
Fri...

Fountain of Four Seasons 75th Anniversary Celebration

8/24/2016

Fountain of the Four Seasons 75th Anniversary C...

63rd Annual Farm Progress Show Returns to Boone, Iowa

8/22/2016

Penton Agriculture’s Farm Progress Show, ...

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Events

Lincoln Highway Days

8/27/2016

Celebrate the 32nd year of this multi-day event in...

Ames Main Street Farmers' Market

8/27/2016

Local Iowa vendors/producers offering seasonal fre...

North Grand Farmers' Market

8/27/2016

Locally grown, seasonal fresh vegetables, flowers,...

Live Music at Hotel Pattee

8/27/2016

Take in the talents of Iowa musicians at the beaut...

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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.