Ames Day - Aug 13, 2016
Get the whole family together for Ames Day this August. This annual event includes bingo, a 5K run, a lawn tractor pulling contest, horseshoes and more. The kids can cool off at the splash pad. Bring out a blanket or lawn chairs to watch the pie and ice cream making contest, lawn mower pulls and a turtle race while enjoying a tasty meal. Be sure to stick around for Ames Day's finale, which consists of a spectacular fireworks display.
Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): US-412
Projected Attendance: 600
The 5Krun/walk starts lining up at 7 am (pre-registration required). Bingo should start at 930am. The lawn tractor pull is at 10am. Lunch will be at noon. The motor sports musem, astrobleme and splash pad will be open all day. Horseshoes at 1pm. The judging of pies and ice cream at 2pm. Turtle sign-up and donation dinner starts at 5pm. Turtle heats begin at 6 pm with the auction and fireworks to follow.
The 5k, bingo, noon meal and horseshoes have fees. Other events are by donation, This a fund raising event for the Ames Fire and Rescue. At this time, outside vendors are not needed.
While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the pricing listed above, prices are subject to change without notice.
From Enid, go west on US-412 to S Meno Ave. Go south for 10 miles to Ames Rd and one half mile west to Ames.