Organization Event Arrival Departure Attendees Venue
Women of Faith Women of Faith 8/23/2013 8/24/2013 7,000 Wells Fargo Arena
Iowa Cubs Home Series vs. Memphis Redbirds 8/21/2013 8/25/2013 5,000 Principal Park
Iowa Cubs Home Series vs. Memphis Redbirds 8/21/2013 8/25/2013 5,000 Principal Park
Women's Flat Track Derby Association 2013 WFTDA Division 2 Playoffs 8/16/2013 8/18/2013 5,000 HyVee Hall
GBS Motorsports Heartland Challenge 8/15/2013 8/17/2013 2,000 Carlisle area
USSSA (Baseball) - Central Iowa Sports Battle of the Bats NIT 8/17/2013 8/18/2013 1,800 James Cownie Baseball Park
Amateur Softball Association (ASA) Men's 14" Slow Pitch Major A & B State Softball Championships 8/16/2013 8/19/2013 1,000 Raccoon River Park
Hott Horse Shows Two Rivers Summer Festival II 8/14/2013 8/18/2013 750 Maffitt Lake Equestrian Center
USA BMX/American Bicycle Association (ABA) State Final - Triple 8/18/2013 8/18/2013 600 Ewing Park
Iowa State Skeet Association (ISSA) Summer Open Skeet Shoot 8/17/2013 8/18/2013 350 New Pioneer Gun Club
Classic Thunderbird Club International Region 2 Convention Car Show 8/21/2013 8/25/2013 300 Sheraton - West Des Moines
USA BMX/American Bicycle Association (ABA) State Pre-Race - Double 8/17/2013 8/17/2013 300 Ewing Park
Iowa Federation of Labor State Convention 8/21/2013 8/23/2013 250 Prairie Meadows
Federal Court Clerks Association Annual Conference 8/18/2013 8/22/2013 250 Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Izaak Walton League Iowa Ruger Rimfire Championship 8/16/2013 8/18/2013 200 Various Hotels
Source: Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau