News

Celebrate the Independence Day Holiday Weekend in Ames!

7/2/2015

Get ready to don your red, white and blue and c...

Enjoy Fourth of July Pancakes

7/1/2015

Ames residents are invited to join members of t...

Ames Fireworks on July 3rd!

6/30/2015

The Young Professionals of Ames, in partnership...

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Events

Friendship Arks Annual 5! on the 4th!

7/4/2015

Start off the 4th with the Annual 5! on the 4th at...

4th Of July Parade

7/4/2015

Start the day off celebrating at the 4th of July P...

Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration

7/4/2015

Join University Museums for 4th of July fun after ...

Family Activity: Discovery Stations

7/4/2015

Drop by Reiman Gardens for fun, informal activitie...

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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.