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Apr 2-6 2014 ISPA Tournament
The ISPA State Championship Tournament is the largest independent state level amateur pool tournament in the country, and will boast over 4,000 participant entries. 160 pool tables will be brought in from Colorado to accommodate the 5 day billiard event.
Apr 17 2014 Iowa Prayer Breakfast
Simon Estes, world-renowned operatic bass-baritone performer who has a major international opera career is Keynote Speaker. He will also perform at the event.
Apr 25 2014 Hats & Horseshoes
For four decades, Luther Park has proudly met the physical, spiritual and psychological needs of mature Iowans in our beautifully manicured rose garden-filled campus on Hull Avenue in Des Moines.
May 1 Iowa SMART Economic Development Conference
The 29th annual Iowa SMART Conference is Iowa's premiere economic development conference. The conference is aimed toward economic development professionals, business leaders, chamber of commerce executives, community leaders, elected officials and other board members who influence economic development within their communities.
May 2-4 Just For Her Expo
The Just For Her Event is returning to Des Moines May 2-4, 2014! Thanks you to all the vendors and shoppers for your support year one. We are thrilled to bring you a bigger, better event in 2014!
May 14 University of Iowa School of Social Work Commencement Ceremony
May 14, 2014
Reception to Follow
May 15-17 Homeschool Iowa Conference
The Homeschool Iowa Conference is the event of the year for anyone interested in home education in our state. The conference features great line up of speakers (Reb Bradley, Randy & Lisa Wilson, Joyce Herzog, Nancy Kelly, Renee Miller, & more) and an expansive curriculum hall with nearly 100 exhibitors. Activities for students are offered, including an on-site children's program and exciting teen track classes. Bargain hunters will enjoy the Thursday afternoon used curriculum sale. New this year, is the Friday Night Comedy Event with comedian Brad Stine, which open to the general public. Easy on-line registration is available until one week before the event, and efficient walk-in registration is also offered.
May 16 An Evening with Brad Stine
presented by the Home School Iowa Conference
We're excited to offer this family event featuring Brad Stine,
referred to by New Yorker Magazine as "God's comic"!
Brad has been featured on Fox & Friends, NBC Nightly News, HBO, Showtime, CNN, Glenn Beck, Hannity & Colmes, ABC Nightline, and Comedy Central.
Jun 19 House of Mercy Game Show Gala
Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
Thursday, June 19 at 6:30pm-9pm
Aug 24 Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines 100th Anniversary Gala
100th anniversary gala that will honor the Federation and its partners throughout its history.
Aug 29-30 Hy-Vee Triathlon
This event is offered to all registered athletes to receive important information about the race, pick up packets and visit vendors
Sep 5-7 The MAT Games
Hosted by CrossFit 8035
The annual MAT Games, hosted by CrossFit 8035, brings together all athletic abilities for an exciting weekend of camaraderie and competition.
Sep 27 Des Moines Women's Expo
Iowa's Largest Women's Expo!
220 Vendors, Fashion, Beauty, Health and Wellness
Tickets: $12 (Adult), Kids under 12 FREE
September 27, 2014 9a-6p
Sep 28 Golden Circle College Fair
The Golden Circle College Fair is the largest college fair in Iowa attracting 150 colleges, universities and career access exhibitors.