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Mar 6-8 Iowa Deer Classic
Friday, March 6 at 3p-9p- Benefit concert starting at 9:00pm
Saturday, March 7 at 9a- 7p
Sunday, March 8 at 9a-4p
"Truly the greatest show in the country for trophy Whitetails"
Mar 13 MCC 58: Moreno vs. Stitt
In the main event at MCC 58, fans get to witness MCC’s inaugural and current welterweight champion, Victor “Superman” Moreno defend his title against a very well rounded fighter in Quartus Stitt. Moreno’s last appearance garnered a knockout win in just 19 seconds of the very first round. On March 13, Moreno will look for a repeat performance if he has it his way.
Mar 25-29 Talent On Parade
Talent On Parade is a National Dance Competition celebrating its 18th season!
Mar 26-28 First Tech Challenge North Super Regional
The FTC North Super Regional Championship will bring 72 teams from 13 states competing for an opportunity to advance to the FTC World Championship.
Mar 31 Iowa Jazz Championships
The Iowa Jazz Championships showcases 60 of the state's finest high school jazz ensembles. It is held in Des Moines every April and and features 15 groups from each of the four Iowa high school classifications. All ensembles perform in the daytime competition, and the top two bands from each classification perform in the evening finals competition. The event was founded by Iowa jazz educators over thirty years ago and continues to be an important event on the Iowa high school music landscape each spring.
Apr 11 Sit On It!
Sit On It! is a live and silent auction featuring pieces of furniture and artwork donated by local artists and merchants. Proceeds will support programming for young women throughout greater Des Moines.
Apr 17-19 Just For Her Event
The largest shopping event for women in DesMoinesjust got bigger with the addition of the DesMoinesLocal Marketplace. Join over 165 vendors and shop, pamper and treat yourself at the Just for Her Event!
May 1 American Cancer Society Coaches v. Cancer Gala
The American Cancer Society teams up with the four Division I men's basketball coaches from our state to host the 8th annual Coaches vs. Cancer Kentucky Derby Gala. The event brings together over 450 supporters all dedicated to the mission of the American Cancer Society.
May 13 University of Iowa School of Social Work Des Moines Center Commencement Ceremony
Ceremony, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m., followed by a reception.
May 15-17 2015 US Women's National Junior Olympic Championships
Showcasing the country's top Level 10 Junior Olympic Gymnasts
“The Junior Olympic National Championships is the pinnacle of the women’s Level 10 season,” said Luan Peszek, vice president of women’s gymnastics for USA Gymnastics. “Competing in this event is the highlight of most of these gymnasts’ careers, and fans and spectators will be treated to some great gymnastics during the three days.”
Jun 22-23 Iowa ASCD: Ensure Learning for Each and All
Join educators from across Iowa as they learn from Dr. Bob Marzano and other national and state wide experts to increase success of Iowa kids.
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!
Nov 7 16th National Annual Fall Gala
16th Annual Fall Gala benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
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!