Iowa High School Boys State Basketball Tournament
Iowa has been among the national leaders in boys’ basketball since its first state tournament in 1912. Viewed for years as the IHSAA’s “gold standard” event, Iowa high school hoops has produced countless college and professional standouts. The state tournament consists of eight teams from each of the four classifications who advance to Wells Fargo Arena in downtown Des Moines.
Posted Sep 30, 2019
Jeff Dunham returns to Wells Fargo Arena April 1DES MOINES, IA – For the past twelve years, Jeff Dunham and his somewhat-inappropriate-proteges, Peanut, Walter, José Jalapeño, Bubba J. and Achmed the Dead Terrorist, have filled arenas across the U.S. and the world with their multiple, blockbuster tours. This fall, Dunham…
Posted Aug 28, 2018
Spectra Announces Iowa Events Center Financial Results from 2017-2018 Fiscal YearIowa Events Center hosts 1.1 million guests over 476 events during fiscal year 2017-18, culminating in a $1,700,816 profit to Polk County.
Posted Feb 12, 2018
IOWA WILD ANNOUNCES FIVE-YEAR LEASE EXTENSION WITH POLK COUNTY AND SPECTRA BY COMCAST SPECTACORDES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa Wild has agreed in principle with Polk County and Spectra Venue Management, operators of Wells Fargo Arena, on a five-year lease extension, beginning with the 2018-19 AHL season. In addition to the lease extension, the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Minnesota…