Welcome to Campustown
Whether you live, work, eat, shop or play in the Campustown District, we strive to provide you with the best experience possible. Campustown is home to unique shops and a variety of restaurants and bars featuring cuisine from all over the world. No matter how you choose to enjoy the district – Campustown is for you.
Since 2010, the Campustown Action Association has worked to make Campustown a destination district for the entire Ames community. CAA seeks to create and foster a vibrant Campustown District that blends new development with old traditions and where everyone is welcome.
Campustown Action Association
What we do
Make Campustown ShineA clean up program designed to encourage a sense of pride by maintaining an attractive, inviting Campustown District.
Campustown Facade GrantThis program is designed to encourage investment in Campustown properties, while maintaining the diverse aesthetic the district is known for.
Campustown EventsFrom small gatherings to larger festivals, CAA events bring thousands of people to the Campustown District every year.
SupportCAA is here to support our members, our district and our community. Let us know how we can help.
PromoteWe want to help promote your business. Because every time one of you succeeds, the Campustown district gets a little better.
PartnerCAA partners with Iowa State, the City of Ames and many other community organizations. We’d love the opportunity to partner with you!
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Vibrant business district near the ISU campus. Unique flavors. Diverse shops. Thriving nightlife.