News

Main Street Cultural District Welcomes New Executive Director

3/3/2015

The board of directors of the Main Street Cultu...

Gloriana to Perform at MSCD’s Firefly Country Nights Concert

2/27/2015

The Main Street Cultural District (MSCD) is ple...

APL Unplugged Concert Features Jerry Barlow on February 28

2/26/2015

Enjoy free live music by Celtic fingerstyle gui...

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Events

Love and Honor: Iowa in the Civil War

3/6/2015

Join ISU Theatre for Love and Honor: Iowa in the C...

Co'Motion Dance: Bach Had 20 Children

3/6/2015

See Ames' only professional modern dance company p...

Ciccotti Art Glass Workshop

3/7/2015

Make your own glass masterpiece during the "Round ...

Big 12 Wrestling Championships

3/7/2015

Come cheer on Iowa State wrestlers as they play ho...

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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.