Organization Events Arrival Departure Attendees Venue
Iowa Cubs Home Series vs. Omaha Storm Chasers 8/26/2013 8/29/2013 5,000 Principal Park
HyVee Triathlon HyVee IronKids U.S. Championship 8/31/2013 8/31/2013 5,000 Gray's Lake
Knoxville Raceway Knoxville Championship Cup Series Finals #18 – Wal-Mart Night plus 305's 8/24/2013 8/24/2013 3,500 Knoxville Raceway
Drake Athletics Drake Football vs. Grand View 8/29/2013 8/29/2013 3,000 Drake Stadium
Amateur Softball Association (ASA) Men's 50 & Over State Softball Championships 8/26/2013 8/29/2013 800 Raccoon River Park
Iowa State Skeet Association (ISSA) Grizzly Bear Open 8/30/2013 9/2/2013 750 New Pioneer Gun Club
National Derby Rallies, Inc (Soapbox Derby) AA Double Elimination and Single 8/31/2013 9/1/2013 600 Ewing Park
Iowa Arabian Horse Association Gold Star Futurity/Fall Classic 8/29/2013 9/2/2013 350 Iowa State Fairgrounds
National Derby Rallies, Inc (Soapbox Derby) National Derby Rally (NDR) 8/24/2013 8/24/2013 300 Ewing Park
Iowa Telecommunications Association ITA-Video Conference 8/29/2013 8/29/2013 100 Hilton Garden Inn - Des Moines/Urbandale
Source: Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau