News

31st Anniversary of Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

5/19/2015

This year marks the 31st Anniversary of the Chr...

Little Big Town is coming to Stephens Auditorium in October

5/15/2015

GRAMMY award-winning country group Little Big T...

Stephens Auditorium presents MythBusters: Jamie & Adam UNLEASHED!

5/13/2015

Stephens Auditorium is thrilled to announce tha...

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Events

Kid's Story Time

5/26/2015

Come to Kid's Story Time while enjoying the beauti...

Beauty Food

5/26/2015

Learn homemade beauty care recipes that you find i...

North Grand Farmers' Market

5/27/2015

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

Ames Historical Society Lecture Series

5/28/2015

Join the Ames Historical Society for a presentatio...

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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.