Organization Event Arrival Date Departure Date Attendance Venue City
American Quilter's Society AQS QuiltWeek® – Des Moines 10/2/2013 10/5/2013 17,000 Iowa Events Center Des Moines
Johnston/Urbandale Soccer Club Girls Fall Cup 10/4/2013 10/6/2013 4,000 James Cownie Soccer Park Des Moines
Drake Athletics Drake Football vs. Jacksonville 10/5/2013 10/5/2013 3,000 Drake Stadium Des Moines
GBS Motorsports Blue Ridge Run Race 10/5/2013 10/6/2013 2,000 Carlisle area Carlisle
Central Iowa ASA ASA Heartland College Showcase Series - MIDWEST 10/4/2013 10/6/2013 1,500 Bondurant Sports & Rec Complex Bondurant
American Cat Fanciers Association Cat-N-Around Cat Club 10/5/2013 10/6/2013 1,500 Iowa State Fairgrounds Des Moines
Iowa Health Care Association State Convention 9/30/2013 10/2/2013 1,000 Des Moines Marriott Downtown Des Moines
USA Gymnastics - Chow's Rising Stars Fall Invitational Chows Gymnastics - October Rising Stars Invitational 10/5/2013 10/6/2013 1,000 AIB Activities Center Des Moines
Arabian Horse Society of Iowa Two Rivers AHSI Arabian High Point Show 10/5/2013 10/6/2013 500 Iowa State Fairgrounds Des Moines
Iowa Podiatric Medical Society Heartland Podiatry Conference 10/2/2013 10/5/2013 450 Des Moines Marriott Downtown Des Moines
Iowa Alcoholic Beverage Division Symposium 21 10/2/2013 10/3/2013 200 Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown Des Moines
Iowa Jaycees Iowa Jaycees Fall Meeting/Banquet 10/4/2013 10/6/2013 125 Holiday Inn Downtown at Mercy Campus Des Moines
Source: Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau