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IOWA WILD ANNOUNCES FULL 2020-21 SCHEDULE

Iowa Wild and the American Hockey League announced today the complete 2020-21 schedule. The Wild are slated to play a shortened season of 34 games…

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DES MOINES BUCCANEERS TO CALL WELLS FARGO ARENA HOME FOR START OF 2020-2021 SEASON

Des Moines, IA – The Des Moines Buccaneers announced today they will open the 2020-2021 season calling Wells Fargo Arena home due to the damage…

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FOOD TRUCK THURSDAY EVENT TO BE HELD AT IOWA EVENTS CENTER PARKING LOT SEPTEMBER 17 AND 24

Food Truck Thursdays, featuring live entertainment, drink specials and food trucks in a safe, socially distanced fashion outside in the Iowa Events…

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Alan Jackson Postponed to September 11, 2021

Country music superstar Alan Jackson’s September 11, 2020 concert at
the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, IA is being rescheduled; the…

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Iowa Events Center Announces Comprehensive Reopening Strategy Ahead of First Event on June 19

DES MOINES, IA (6.18.20)—Spectra, operators of the Iowa Events Center, recently provided each of its facilities an all-inclusive reopening playbook.…

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Wolves Statement on NBA G League’s Decision to Cancel Remainder of 2019-20 Season

Des Moines, Iowa – NBA G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim today announced that the remainder of the 2019-20 NBA G League season, which was…

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AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE CANCELS REMAINDER OF 2019-20 SEASON

DES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa Wild, in conjunction with the American Hockey League (AHL), announced today the league’s Board of Governors has…

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An Evening with Michael Buble rescheduled for February 21

May 8, 2020 (Los Angeles, CA) – Michael Bublé will be returning to his hugely successful “An Evening With Michael Bublé”…

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'AN EVENING WITH MICHAEL BUBLE' TOUR DATES POSTPONED

April 1, 2020 (Los Angeles, CA) - Michael Bublé has postponed several additional dates of his “An Evening With Michael Buble’ Tour”…

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IHSAA State Wrestling and Basketball Tournaments to remain at Wells Fargo Arena through 2025

DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa High School Athletic Association’s Board of Control approved contracts at last week’s meeting with Spectra,…

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BASKETBALL: SPECTATOR RESTRICTIONS FOR FRIDAY’S FINALS

The Iowa High School Athletic Association’s 2020 State Basketball Tournament will play Friday’s games with spectator restrictions due to…

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Update on COVID-19 and Safety Precautions at the Iowa Events Center

It is the highest priority of Spectra, the Iowa Events Center and our event partners to ensure the health and safety of our participants, visitors…

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