News

Bonsai Show at Reiman Gardens

9/26/2016

Bonsai Show
Saturday and Sunday, October...

The Capitol Steps are Telling You What to Expect When You're Electing in 2016

9/23/2016

THE CAPITOL STEPS ARE TELLING YOU WHAT TO EXPEC...

Celebrate Gordon Lightfoot's Legendary 50 Year Career!

9/21/2016

CELEBRATE GORDON LIGHTFOOT’S LEGENDARY 5O...

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Events

Live @ The M-Shop: Ra Ra Riot

9/26/2016

Enjoy the sound of a band being reinvigorated by t...

Ames Art Cinema: Adrift

9/26/2016

Come to Ames Public Library for a series of great ...

Workshop: Reverse Harvest

9/27/2016

Create a one of a kind bouquet from nature’s bount...

Parent/Child Nature Meditation

9/27/2016

A therapeutic horticulture program geared specific...

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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.