Ames Main Street Fourth of July Parade Cancelled

In accordance with the Ames City Council guidelines and in response to the ongoing challenges posed by COVID-19, Ames Main Street leaders have cancelled the annual Fourth of July parade.

“The cancellation of the Fourth of July parade and other festivities is regrettable but completely understandable,” says Dan Culhane, President & CEO of the Ames Chamber of Commerce and affiliate organization. “The Ames Main Street organization looks forward to the day in the future when we can resume some of these outstanding community activities.”

Updates will be communicated as they are available and on and on the Ames Main Street social media channels.


Ames Main Street was established on January 1, 2009. Its mission is to advance and promote downtown as the destination district in the heart of our community. To keep updated on AMS happenings, become a fan of Ames Main Street on Facebook, bookmark, or contact our office at 515-233-3472. AMS is an affiliate organization of the Ames Chamber of Commerce.


Dan Culhane | President & CEO, Ames Chamber of Commerce | 515-232-2310 |

Andrea Hammes Dodge | Vice President, Ames Chamber of Commerce | 515-232-2310 |