Applications are open for the Community Grant

The Discover Ames Community Grant Program was started to support events and activities in the Ames area. Potential grants are open to any activities that improve the quality of life for Ames residents and have the potential to attract visitors to the Ames area. Events can be cultural, educational, recreational, or artistic.

See the full criteria
Upcoming events in Ames

Pumpkin Express Train Ride

Final Farmers' Market of the Season

An Evening with C.S. Lewis

Visit our Events Calendar!

Mark your calendar: groups coming to Ames in 2022

  • Norman Borlaug 2022 World Food Prize Lecture, October 17
  • Iowa State University Homecoming, October 30-November 5
  • All-State Music Festival, November 17-19
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