News

The Ames Community Arts Council Receives 2015 Ames Community Grant

8/4/2015

The Ames Community Arts Council is going throug...

Wild Women of the Woods Registration Now Open

8/3/2015

Wild Women of the Woods, a two-day event, will ...

The Ames Historical Society Receives 2015 Ames Community Grant

8/2/2015

The Ames Historical Society website was launche...

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Events

North Grand Farmers' Market

8/5/2015

The North Grand Farmers' Market proudly offers the...

Slovak Cookie Decorating

8/5/2015

Learn the art of decorating honey cookies, which a...

Central Iowa Symphony: Summer Pops Concert

8/6/2015

Stop by the Bandshell Park and enjoy some beautifu...

Hot Dog Dinner Theater

8/6/2015

Stop by the Ames Public Library and enjoy a delici...

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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.