Organization Event Arrival Departure Attendees Venue
Goodguys Rod and Custom Association Heartland Nationals 7/5/2013 7/7/2013 35,000 Iowa State Fairgrounds
80/35 Music Festival 80/35 Music Festival 7/5/2013 7/6/2013 30,000 Western Gateway Park
USSSA (Baseball) - Central Iowa Sports A USSSA State Tournament 7/6/2013 7/8/2013 6,500 Indianola
USSSA (Baseball) - Central Iowa Sports Summer Sizzler NIT 7/6/2013 7/7/2013 6,000 Holiday Park-West Des Moines, Indianola Baseball Complex, Indianola Pickard Park, James Cownie Baseball Park, Prairie Ridge Sports Complex, Raccoon River Park & Sam Wise Youth Sports Complex
Iowa Cubs Home Series vs. Memphis Redbirds 7/1/2013 7/3/2013 5,000 Principal Park
Iowa Cubs Home Series vs. Memphis Redbirds 7/1/2013 7/3/2013 5,000 Principal Park
Knoxville Raceway Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series #12 & 13 – Town Crier Twin Features Night(410's) Fill the Stands for Hospice Night 7/6/2013 7/6/2013 3,500 Knoxville Raceway
USSSA (Girls Fastpitch) - Bryan Sage "C" Freedom Fest NGF 7/5/2013 7/7/2013 1,500 Prairie Ridge Sports Complex
USSSA (Girls Fastpitch) - South Des Moines South DSM Girls Softball - Summer Fest 7/5/2013 7/7/2013 1,000 South Des Moines Complex
Hawkeye Bridge Association - Unit 216 Harriet Byers Des Moines Regional 7/1/2013 7/7/2013 500
Midwest Football Alliance Des Moines Blaze vs. SC Shockers 7/6/2013 7/6/2013 500 Valley High School
USA BMX/American Bicycle Association (ABA) Warnicke - Double 7/6/2013 7/6/2013 300 Ewing Park
Iowa State Skeet Association (ISSA) Skeet Jamboree 7/6/2013 7/7/2013 300 New Pioneer Gun Club
USA BMX/American Bicycle Association (ABA) State Race - Double 7/7/2013 7/7/2013 300 Ewing Park
Source: Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau