and where to find live music🎸
Your biweekly newsletter on what to do and where to stay, eat, and shop in Ames, Iowa.
Local breweries in Ames
Do you love supporting local businesses while also getting your drink on? Tap into your local side with these Ames breweries and bars that serve homegrown hops.
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Live music in Ames
Live music is everywhere this summer in Ames- Wineries, outdoor parks, gardens, markets, and more. Most are free or require a minimal entrance fee. See our calendar for specific details so you don't miss out!
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July 28-31, 2022
Summer Sidewalk Sales
Sidewalk Sales are a semi-annual sale held by businesses in Downtown Ames. Not only will you find great deals, but you’ll be supporting the local community by shopping local.
July 16, 2022
Ames Main Street Farmers' Market
The Ames Main Street Farmers Market is a community event that brings people together. Don't miss out on this Saturday's fun, including food trucks, a kids bake-off contest, and musical entertainment.
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