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Jun 30 A Very Special Evening with Dave Matthews Band

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A Very Special Evening with Dave Matthews Band

Dave Matthews Band will be performing two full sets each evening on its 2015 summer tour. The move to a two-set format last year drew praise from fans and reviewers alike.Rolling Stone named Dave Matthews Band’s 2014 run as one of the hottest summer tours, observing how the change “resulted in plenty of surprises,” and The Atlanta Journal noted, “the stage is where DMB built its empire and where the band remains master of its domain…DMB deserves kudos for always bringing their A-game to the stage.”

Jun 30 DMB Official Tailgate Party

Live Music, Food and Drink, Proceeds benefiting charity

DMB Official Tailgate Party

$5 to enter with a portion of the proceeds benefiting BamaGreen Project's Farm-to-Family Program.

Live music by SP3

Jul 14 Nickelback- Cancelled

with special guests Lifehouse

Nickelback- Cancelled

Multi-platinum selling rock band NICKELBACK is forced to cancel all remaining dates of the second leg of the 2015 No Fixed Address North American tour due to lead vocalist Chad Kroeger being diagnosed with an operable cyst on his voice box. Ticket refunds will be available at the point of purchase.

Aug 6 Shania "Rock This Country" Tour

with special guest Gavin DeGraw

Shania "Rock This Country" Tour

“This is a celebration tour. It’s party time!  The ROCK THIS COUNTRY tour will have a different spirit than my past tours,” said Twain. “It’s a Shania they’ve never seen before.  A lot of years have gone by and I’ve got a lot more to share.”

Aug 28-30 Iowa Yoga Festival

Iowa Yoga Festival

The Iowa Yoga Festival is a three-day event designed to bring the Iowa yoga community together. The immersive event will unite new, intermediate, and advanced practitioners through immersion in the origins of yoga and the celebration of its festive spirit. 
*Special Ticket Pricing Before July 15

Sep 18-20 LEGO® Creativity Tour Powered by LEGO® KidsFest

The LEGO® Creativity Tour comes to the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines Sept. 18-20. The LEGO Creativity Tour will offer children of all ages an opportunity to build, create and enjoy an immersive LEGO experience through engaging play areas, family-oriented building activities and more.

Sep 19 Des Moines Women's Expo

Des Moines Women's Expo

Returning again is Iowa's premier expo for women. Enjoy a day of pampering, shopping, fashions, and food.

Oct 7-9 2015 Iowa SHRM State Conference / HR HeRoes

2015 Iowa SHRM State Conference / HR HeRoes

Attendees will benefit from the insight and knowledge of breakout HR and business speakers, networking opportunities with other HR professionals and the chance to meet vendors to learn about various products and services that will help make your job as an HR professional a bit easier!

Oct 8 March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction

March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction

October 8, 2015
6:00-9:00pm

Oct 8 Taylor Swift - The 1989 World Tour

with special guest Vance Joy

Taylor Swift - The 1989 World Tour

GRAMMY Award for Album of the Year. Taylor is the only artist in music history to have an album (2010's Speak Now, 2012's RED and 2014's 1989) hit the 1 million plus first-week sales figure three times. She is the first artist since the Beatles (and the only female artist in history) to log six or more weeks at #1 in the U.S. with three consecutive studio albums.

Oct 10 Iowa Wild Opening Night 2015

Season Schedule Giveaway

Iowa Wild Opening Night 2015

The Iowa Wild begin its third season at Wells Fargo Arena as the American League (AHL) affiliate of the NHL's Minnesota Wild. For tickets, call 515-564-8700 or visit us at IowaWild.com.

Oct 16-18 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

Built To Amaze

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Built To Amaze! is a comedic, high-energy production featuring horsepower and spark with amazing acts you can only see this year, like a one-of-a-kind trick riding performance on horseback that includes  handstands, jumps and flips on top of galloping horses and an electrifying single trapeze routine.

Groups of 10+ receive special pricing, please contact Carrie Fick at 515-564-8146 for more information.

Nov 5 2015 IGIA Hall Of Fame Dinner

2015 IGIA Hall Of Fame Dinner

Nov 6-7 Freedom 2015 National Religious Liberties Conference

Freedom 2015 National Religious Liberties Conference

The 2016 Elections will be a definitive time for Christians, and the question of religious liberties is front and center in the minds of many families, pastors, and leaders.  America is no longer the Christian Bulwark it once was, and the tide is turning.  Will you join the historic battle for Liberty?  Will you get ready for the coming storm?  Freedom: find out what it is, why it matters, and how we fight for it!

Nov 7 16th National Annual Fall Gala

16th National Annual Fall Gala

16th Annual Fall Gala benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Nov 13-14 Iowa's Premier Beer, Wine & Food Expo

presented by Hy-Vee

Iowa's Premier Beer, Wine & Food Expo

This weekend event will be a melting pot for culinary enthusiasts throughout the Midwest, offering the opportunity to discover the latest cooking techniques from celebrity chefs, as well as those at the local and regional level.

Dec 5 UCA Hawkeye Championship

UCA Hawkeye Championship

This is a regional qualifying event! Teams who qualify will compete at the 2016 NHSCC.

Dec 31-Jan 3 Faithwalkers Midwest Conference

Faithwalkers Midwest Conference

Faithwalkers is a yearly conference, hosted by Great Commission Churches, for young and old followers of Christ to be motivated and encouraged in their walk of faith. The conference features passionate worship, practical Biblical teaching, and fellowship with believers from throughout the US and the world.

Jan 1-2 Monster Jam 2016

Monster Jam 2016

Monster Jam 2016 January 1 & 2

Mar 17, Mar 19 2016 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship First/Second Rounds

2016 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship First/Second Rounds

Experience It Live at the 2016 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship First/Second Rounds, March 17 & 19, 2016, at Wells Fargo Arena, hosted by Iowa State University. 

Mar 24 Iowa Prayer Breakfast

Iowa Prayer Breakfast

Dr. Alveda King, niece of the late Martin Luther King, is our guest speaker.

Mar 30-Apr 3 Talent On Parade

Des Moines Regional Competition

Join us for the Talent On Parade 19th season of competition! A fun, family-oriented competition that runs on time!

Apr 5-6 Iowa 1:1 Institute

Iowa 1:1 Institute

Apr 8-10 Nexstar National Talent Competition

Nexstar National Talent Competition

Dance Competition.