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Iowa State Center
From concerts to conferences to performing arts - great events happen at the Iowa State Center. The perfect blend of indoor and outdoor spaces, located on one of the most beautiful college campuses in the nation, the Iowa State Center is the ideal location for any event.

Iowa State University Athletics
Official site of the Cyclones with scores, statistics, pictures, rosters, and game schedules.

Main Street Cultural District
Over 50 locally owned specialty retail shops and restaurants. Annual events include Tune in to Main Street, Art Walk, 4th of July Parade and Festival, MusicWalk and Holiday Open House.

North Grand Mall
Shop, dine, and enjoy over 60 name-brand stores, specialty boutiques, restaurants, and service providers. 

Reiman Gardens
One of the largest public gardens in Iowa, Reiman Gardens creates a striking entrance to Iowa State University and the city of Ames. The year-round facility features distinct gardens throughout the indoor and outdoor areas, an indoor conservatory, 2,500-square-foot indoor butterfly wing, butterfly emergence cases, a gift shop, a café, and five supporting greenhouses.

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