Organization Event Arrival Departure  Attendees Venue City
USSSA (Baseball) - Central Iowa Sports May Madness NIT DOUBLE POINT WEEKEND 5/4/2013 5/5/2013 6,500 Bondurant Little League, Holiday Park-West Des Moines, Indianola Baseball Complex, Indianola Pickard Park, James Cownie Baseball Park, Raccoon River Park, Sam Wise Youth Sports Complex & Walker Johnston Softball Complex Various
Iowa Cubs Home Series vs. Round Rock Express 4/29/2013 5/2/2013 5,000 Principal Park Des Moines
Iowa Cubs Home Series vs. Oklahoma City Redhawks 5/3/2013 5/6/2013 5,000 Principal Park Des Moines
Iowa Cubs Home Series vs. Oklahoma City Redhawks 5/3/2013 5/6/2013 5,000 Principal Park Des Moines
Just for Her Expo Just For Her Expo 5/3/2013 5/4/2013 5,000 Iowa Events Center Des Moines
Knoxville Raceway Knoxville Championship Cup Series Night #3 plus 305's - Slideways Kartin Center/Pella Printing Night 5/4/2013 5/4/2013 3,500 Knoxville Raceway Knoxville
Des Moines Area Community College Commencement 5/1/2013 5/1/2013 3,000 Wells Fargo Arena Des Moines
USSSA (Girls Fastpitch) - Bryan Sage USSSA 16-18U State 5/3/2013 5/5/2013 2,000 Prairie Ridge Sports Complex & Sam Wise Youth Sports Complex Ankeny & Altoona
Iowa Association of Track Coaches Girls - Mike Henderson Junior High Track & Field Meet 5/4/2013 5/4/2013 2,000 Waukee High School Waukee
Iowa Association of Track Coaches Boys - Mike Henderson Junior High Track & Field Meet 5/4/2013 5/4/2013 2,000 Woodward-Granger High School Granger
USSSA (Baseball) - Central Iowa Sports Dirt Bags NIT 5/3/2013 5/5/2013 1,500 Metro Wide Various
USSSA (Girls Fastpitch) - Bryan Sage Beaverdale Showdown 5/3/2013 5/5/2013 1,000 Beaverdale Softball Complex, Prairie Ridge Sports Complex & Sam Wise Youth Sports Complex Altoona
Women of Faith The Revolve Tour 5/4/2013 5/4/2013 900 First Federated Church Des Moines
Iowa Utility Association Smart Economic Development Conference 5/2/2013 5/2/2013 600 HyVee Hall Des Moines
National Baton Twirling Association Miss Majorette of Iowa Twirling Championships 5/4/2013 5/4/2013 600 Valley Southwoods School West Des Moines
Des Moines Science Fiction Society, Ltd. DemiCon 24 5/3/2013 5/5/2013 500 Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites - Des Moines Northwest Urbandale
State Library of Iowa Kids First 4/29/2013 4/30/2013 400 Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center Des Moines
Iowa Quarter Horse Association Mayflower IQHA State Show 5/2/2013 5/5/2013 400 Iowa State Fairgrounds Des Moines
Iowa State Skeet Association (ISSA) IA / NE Challenge 5/3/2013 5/5/2013 400 New Pioneer Gun Club Waukee
United States Handball Association Tall Corn Handball Tournament 5/3/2013 5/5/2013 350 Downtown YMCA Des Moines
United States Tennis Association - Aspen Iowa Girl's 12 & 14 Endorsement 5/3/2013 5/5/2013 300 Aspen Athletic Club West Des Moines
United States Tennis Association - Waveland/Birdland/Wakonda Iowa Boy's 12 & 14 Endorsement 5/3/2013 5/5/2013 300 Waveland Tennis Courts Des Moines
Sleepy Hollow Sports Park Kosama Warrior Run- Mud 5/4/2013 5/4/2013 250 Sleepy Hollow Sports Park Des Moines
International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions The Forum 2013 4/29/2013 5/3/2013 150 Des Moines Marriott Downtown Des Moines
Source: Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau