News

Food Truck Showdown Comes to Ames Main Street Farmers' Market Opening Day

4/12/2016

Grub for Good—First-ever Ames food truck ...

Marshalltown Broadcasting, Inc., Announces New General Manager

4/7/2016

Marshalltown Broadcasting, Inc., is proud to an...

8th Annual Brunnier in Bloom Winners Announced

4/4/2016

University Museums Announces 8th Annual...

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Events

Central Iowa Symphony: Reflections Of Beauty

5/1/2016

Join the Central Iowa Symphony for their Reflectio...

ISU Theatre: The Birds

5/1/2016

Enjoy the ISU Theatre production of The Birds!...

ISU Softball vs. Oklahoma

5/1/2016

The Cyclones close out the three-game series again...

Pattern Glass Made in Iowa

5/1/2016

See examples of rare and highly collectible glass ...

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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.