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Add these 10 fun-filled activities to your to-do list to treat out-of-town guests to the full Ames experience this holiday season!



Discover what we love about Ames!

Stop by @eatcookiesetc's Cookie ATM this Sunday, December 4, to celebrate #nationalcookieday 🍪✨ Check out the link in our bio for all the best places to grab cookies in Ames!
The best gifts for every Cyclone in your life, found right here in Ames. ❤️💛 

Click the link in our bio to read our full Cyclone-inspired gift guide! 🎄
The countdown to the Merry and Bright Holiday Weekend continues!

Stroll throughout 17 acres of dazzling light installations at the @reimangardens Winter Wonderscape. Be sure to book tickets in advance as the most popular times often sell out. For more information on this event and others during the #AmesHolidayWeekend visit the link in bio.
Pass the syrup! Dad's Belgian Waffles are being served up at the @iowaarboretum December 3 during the Merry and Bright #AmesHolidayWeekend. Join in on all-you-can-eat malted waffles and other breakfast staples 🧇🥓

For more information on this event and others visit the link in bio.
The Snow Magic Kick-Off in @downtownames starts December 2 ❄️ You won't want to miss this fun night of holiday-themed activities, the tree lighting, and more! 

For more information on this event and other events happening as part of the #AmesHolidayWeekend visit the link in bio.
Wishing you had @cyclonembb tickets? We've got you covered. Only three more days to enter the giveaway on our page to win TWO free tickets to the game on December 4! 🤩
Shopping in Ames this holiday weekend? Be prepared before you head out to the stores! 

Double check the hours of your favorite shops and stores before you shop this weekend and be on the lookout for sales and promotions that are happening throughout many  town for #smallbusinesssaturday 🛍️
Happy Thanksgiving! 🍁🦃

The Discover Ames offices are closed today, Thursday, November 24, and tomorrow Friday, November 25 in observance of the holiday, but you can always visit to catch up on everything to discover in the Ames area!


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