3/26/20 Update:

Please scroll below our list of event updates for updates from Iowa Events Center Partners on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their business and how you can still support them. We appreciate them today and everyday.

3/17/20 Update:

Currently, the Iowa Events Center offices will be closed until further notice.


We are currently working with each event planner and promoter to determine the status of their event and/or reschedule meetings, conferences, and live event performances that fall between the Governor’s recommended mass gathering restrictions.

  • For the latest news on our event schedule, visit IowaEventsCenter.com
  • To purchase tickets for upcoming events, visit Hy-VeeTix.com
  • For questions or to gain access to the facilities, call our security office at (515) 564-8100

Please utilize this page to see the status of upcoming public events. If the event you have a question on is not listed below, please CLICK HERE to email us for an update or question.


The safety and well-being of our employees, partners, performers, athletes and guests is our top priority. We will continue to follow recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local authorities as the situation develops.   


Your patience and understanding is greatly appreciated. The most up-to-date status for each event will be available at IowaEventsCenter.com.


It is the highest priority of Spectra, the Iowa Events Center and our event partners to ensure the health and safety of our event attendees, visitors and employees. As we continue to closely monitor the situation, we remain focused on upgraded daily cleaning of the building and preventative measures in the front- and back-of-the-house. We have been thoroughly and frequently disinfecting and sanitizing the building, including elevator buttons, escalator handrails, and bathrooms. We have also heightened food service policies to reflect a proactive approach to housekeeping, sanitation, hygiene and food handling.

Our staff, partners and guests are encouraged to follow standard health precautions, such as consistent hand washing and covering coughs and sneezes. We encourage individuals who are sick to stay home.


Moving forward, we will remain in close contact with our local and state health departments, and also monitor daily advisories from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to update and adjust our protocols according to their recommendations.”

Iowa Events Center Event Updates

Please use this page as a resource for the latest Iowa Events Center event updates. If an upcoming event is not listed below we have no updates on its status and unless we get further instruction it will move forward as planned.

Glossary of Terms below:

Postponed/Suspended - Event has been, or will be, rescheduled to a future date. All tickets for the original date are valid and ticket holders do not need to do anything but hold onto their tickets for the rescheduled date.

Cancelled - Event has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. When an event cancels, credit card purchases are automatically refunded to the original ticket purchaser. Any cash purchases done through the Arena Box Office or Hy-Vee locations would need to request their refund at the Wells Fargo Arena Box Office.

Harlem Globetrotters - Postponed TBD Date

Please hang on to your tickets — we'll email you as soon as the new date is confirmed. 

Cher Rescheduled to September 28

The show at Wells Fargo Arena originally scheduled for April 16 has been rescheduled for September 28.

We understand that you might not be able to make it, so we have worked with the event organizer to offer refunds from May 1 through May 30, 2020 at point of purchase. To request your refund, please visit: www.iowaeventscenter.com/cherrefund

To purchase tickets, click here.

Michael Buble - Rescheduled to February 21

All tickets will be honored for the new date.

Joe Rogan Rescheduled to October 30

Joe Rogan: The Sacred Clown Tour at Wells Fargo Arena on May 15 has been rescheduled to October 30. Your ticket will be honored for the rescheduled date. For any further ticket inquiries please reach out to [email protected]

Monster Jam - Canceled

Due to the increasing spread of COVID-19 and expanding restrictions on domestic and international travel, and in accordance with national, state and local governments prohibiting large group gatherings, the Monster Jam events scheduled May 29 - 30, 2020 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines has been cancelled.


Tickets purchased with a credit card will automatically be refunded to the original form of payment. If tickets were purchased at the ticket office or at a Hy-Vee Tix outlet with cash, please email [email protected] for refund instructions.

Elton John - Postponed TBD Date

“The tough decision has been made for the upcoming Elton John 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road' show  on June 11 to be rescheduled to 2021, as the health of Elton’s fans is of upmost importance. Ticketholders of the upcoming performances will receive new event information shortly and all original tickets will be honored at the rescheduled performances.

The Des Moines Register Sports Awards - CANCELED

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and social gathering restrictions. Tickets purchased with a credit card will be automatically refunded to the original purchaser.

Journey with Pretenders - Cancelled

Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled. Tickets purchased with a credit card will automatically be refunded to the original form of payment. If tickets were purchased at the ticket office or at a Hy-Vee Tix outlet with cash, please email [email protected] for refund instructions. 

Jeff Dunham - Rescheduled to October 3

Jeff Dunham has been postponed until Saturday, October 3. All tickets will be honored for the new date.

Iowa Wolves Season Suspended

The Iowa Wolves fully support the NBA and the NBA G League’s decision to suspend game play until further notice. The health and safety of our fans, players and staff is of the utmost importance. As this is a very fluid situation that is changing by the hour, we appreciate your patience. We will continue to work with the NBA and the Department of Health to ensure we are following the proper procedures and protocols. We will continue to share information as we receive it and how it affects our remaining schedule. Thank you for your understanding.

Iowa Wild 2019-2020 Season Canceled

"We understand and support the decision made today by the American Hockey League to cancel the remainder of the 2019-2020 season," Iowa Wild President Todd Frederickson added. “On behalf of the entire organization, I'd like to thank our great fans for their unwavering support during these difficult times. We hope all of you continue to adhere to local and federal guidelines in an effort to stay safe, and we look forward to seeing you for the 2020-2021 season."

Iowa Barnstormers Season Canceled

"While we are disappointed that we will not be having 2020 season for our Barnstormers fans, we feel this decision is in the best interest of the safety of our players, staff, and fans," said Iowa Barnstormers President Jeff Lamberti. "We will be releasing additional information for our fans and sponsors in the coming days."

The Iowa Barnstormers appreciate the patience and understanding of our fans and sponsors during this difficult time. The front office will be contacting our supporters in the coming weeks as we work out the logistics of the situation at hand. 

"As of today, it is our intention to return for the 2021 season," said Lamberti. "In this respect, the league announced that we have already committed to a 16-game season, rather than the 14-game seasons of the pat. Our ultimate decision will largely be made by the support we receive from our season ticket holders, sponsors, and the community at large."

Iowa Events Center Partner Updates

Spectra is appreciative of those companies who invest in the Iowa Events Center to assist us with bringing you the best in entertainment. During this unprecendented time they remain open and ready to assist you with your needs. Please click on the company below to find out their latest news and how you can support them during this time

Brick Street Market

Our current store hours are 8 am to 6 pm.
Online grocery orders for pickup or delivery at www.thebrickstreetmarket.com.
Take out or pick up of Cafe menu items available, order by phone at 515-967-2220.



Bubba is offering carryout, delivery (through Grub Hub & Door Dash) and limited dine-in capacity.

Carryout: Call 515-257-4744

Delivery: via DoorDash and GrubHub

Click Here to view Bubba's current menu, hours and ordering information.

Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings kitchens across the country remain open for Takeout and Delivery through our website, app and delivery partners. The safety of our guests and teams is, and will continue to be, our top priority as we navigate through this situation.

Click Here to view the website.


As the coronavirus situation evolves, Chick-fil-A Restaurants across the country may adjust their hours of operation, implement operational changes or temporarily close. Our focus during this difficult time is the safety and well-being of our Guests and Team Members. To learn more about potential changes at your local Chick-fil-A Restaurant, please visit our location finder here.


Community Choice Credit Union

  • Lobbies temporarily closing - Drive-ups REMAIN OPEN
  • ATM’s will be available 24/7
  • If you need help from a real person, our drive-up staff can help you & our call center will be staffed to assist with any issues moving forward 515-334-8100 or online during regular business hours

Confluence Brewing

Effective until further notice: Taproom closed due to Covid-19

  • Beer to go
    • Park in our lot & call 515-285-9005 ext 2
    • We process payment over the phone & bring order out to you!
    • Curbside Pickup
  • Hours:
    • 4-8pm Mon-Thurs
    • Noon-8pm Fri
    • Noon-5pm Sat & Sun


  • Store hours: 8am-7pm Monday-Saturday
    • 8am-9am Open to those 65 and older or with increased susceptibility to serious illness and expecting mothers
    • 9am-7pm Open to the general public

Click Here to visit the Fareway website.

Golden Rule Plumbing Heating and Cooling


Visit us at www.goldenrulephc.com



All stores will reserve 1 hour of shopping for customers at higher risk for illness. Customers age 60+, expectant moms & anyone with an underlying condition can shop from 7-8 a.m., daily. All other customers, visit us during our new store hours of 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Click Here to see what other measures Hy-Vee is taking to keep you and their employees safe during this time.

April 9 update:


WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (April 9, 2020) — Hy-Vee, Inc. announces today that, at more than 200 locations companywide, customers will be able to order curbside meals-to-go online. Through Hy-Vee’s Mealtime To Go offerings, customers can order hot, prepared foods along with take-and-bake meals. Meals will be available for free pick up in as little as 30 minutes or can be scheduled for a future pick up time.

Customers can order online at hy-vee.com/mealtime and can also access ordering via Hy-Vee’s Aisles Online app. Options will vary based on offerings available at each Hy-Vee store. Meals will include selections from Asian, Hickory House, sandwiches, breakfast, sushi and take-and-bake items. Several meals will come with one side option included.

Customers may also choose to add on additional food items to their orders. Customers will call a designated phone number provided in a confirmation email once they arrive at their store location for pick up. Employees will deliver food orders directly to customers’ vehicles.

Iowa Clinic

Iowa State Bank

Bank Locations:
Des Moines - 627 East Locust
West Des Moines - 3601 EP True Pkwy
Urbandale - 128th Street & Hickman
Des Moines - 3818 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines - 6410 SW 9th Street
Urbandale - 128th Street & Hickman - Trust Department

Bank Hours:
Drive Up: M - F: 8:30am – 5:30pm, Saturday: 8:30am – Noon
Lobbies are temporarily closed due to COVID 19

Jethro's BBQ

All 6 Metro Jethro's BBQ restaurants are open for dine in full service at 50% seating capacity with many new safety complient improvements.

Click here to read about the new operating procedures.

Kwik Star

Kwik Star prioritizes health and well-being by encouraging our coworkers who are not feeling well to stay home. We continuously monitor our bathrooms and wipe down all commonly contacted surfaces in our stores at least every 60 minutes to ensure continued cleanliness. We will be temporarily discontinuing food sampling and reallocating labor hours towards cleaning and sanitation efforts. We will also be discontinuing the use of refillable mugs and cups in our stores. Please utilize disposable cups temporarily at the interest of all of our customers.

Click Here to visit our website.

Lola's Fine Hot Sauce

Watch their facebook page for giveaways and contests. 

Click here to visit them on Facebook.

Click here to visit their website.

Lola's Fine Kitchen

Lola's Fine Kitchen will remain closed through the month of May and will continue to evaluate the situation as it infolds. Order online for curbside pickup or delivery

Visit www.lolasfinekitchen.com for more details


Malo dining rooms will remain closed but you can order menu items to go or for delivery.

Current hours are Sunday – Thursday (11am-8pm), Friday & Saturday (11am-9pm)

Call 515-244-5000 or visit malodesmoines.com to order


RōCA will be reopening for dine-in service Tuesday, May 19 at 50% capacity and adequate spacing between the tables. Reservations through OpenTable or calling ahead are recommended. 

Tasty Tacos

Our current promotion is 10% off all Flour Tacos. Current hours are Monday Through Saturday 11am – 9pm. Visit www.tastytacos.com for locations and delivery information.

Wells Fargo

Click Here for information on how Wells Fargo is servicing their customers.

Reminders if you are attending an upcoming meeting, event, or gathering at the Iowa Events Center:

In accordance with the guidance and recommendations set forth by the CDC and local health officials, we respectfully request that the following guests do not attend events:

  • Guests who are feeling sick or experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms (including fever, cough and shortness of breath);
  • Guests who have been diagnosed with, or believe to have contracted, COVID-19;
  • Guests who have been in contact with an individual diagnosed with COVID-19 within the past 14 days; and
  • Guests who have traveled to, or been in close contact with someone who has traveled to, any location subject to a Level 1, 2 or 3 travel notice issued by the CDC (including China, Italy, South Korea, Japan, Iran and Hong Kong) in the past 14 days.