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Ames Main Street

304 Main St
Ames, IA 50010

More than 50 locally owned, specialty retail shops & restaurants. Dollar Days, ArtWalk, 4th of July Parade and Festival, MusicWalk, Summer Sidewalk Sales, Foodies & Brew, Oktoberfest and Snow Magic.


Chocolaterie Stam

230 Main St
Ames, IA 50010

Walk in and be tempted by over 40 varieties of European chocolate bonbons, gelato, native Iowa wines, cookies and more. Enjoy the atmosphere of this unique chocolate and full-service coffee shop.


Cooks’ Emporium

313 Main St
Ames, IA 50010

At Cooks' Emporium, our mission is to provide inspiration and the tools to enable the at-home or professional chef in their creative passions. Be sure to check out the class schedule on our website!


Everts Flowers, Home & Gifts

329 Main St
Ames, IA 50010

Premier Ames area florist since 1922. Unparalleled lines of permanent florals and hand selected fresh cut flowers. Vast displays of home interiors and gifts for all occasions.


Gilger Designs

236 Main St
Ames, IA 50010

Gilger's family owned art gallery is where you'll find truly unique jewelry and art that's in a league of its own. Think green and turn your old gold into attention grabbing one-of-a-kind originals.


Octagon Center for the Arts

427 Douglas Ave
Ames, IA 50010

The Octagon Center for the Arts is a community art center providing gallery exhibits, art classes for children and adults and an art shop featuring Iowa artists.