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Jun 30 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
$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
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
“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
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
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
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 Taylor Swift - The 1989 World Tour
with special guest Vance Joy
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
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 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 6-7 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 Annual Fall Gala benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Nov 13-14 Iowa's Premier Beer, Wine & Food Expo
presented by Hy-Vee
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
This is a regional qualifying event! Teams who qualify will compete at the 2016 NHSCC.
Dec 31-Jan 3 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.
Mar 17, Mar 19 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
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!