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Largest events drawing visitors to the metro area, week of Aug. 20

Organization Event Arrival Departure Attendees Venue City
Women of Faith Celebrate What Matters 8/24/2012 8/25/2012 7,000 Wells Fargo Arena Des Moines
Iowa Cubs Home Series vs. Oklahoma City Redhawks 8/22/2012 8/26/2012 5,000 Principal Park Des Moines
Knoxville Raceway Knoxville Championship Cup Series #17 – Walmart Night 8/25/2012 8/25/2012 3,500 Knoxville Raceway Knoxville
Iowa Rush Soccer Girls Club Championship Cup 8/25/2012 8/26/2012 1,000 Prairie Ridge Sports Complex Ankeny
Fire On The Altar Ministry Sound of the Triumphant Reserve Arising 8/24/2012 8/25/2012 400 Des Moines Marriott Downtown Des Moines
United States Polo Association Polo-on-the-Green Benefit 8/25/2012 8/25/2012 400 Des Moines Polo Fields Des Moines
Sleepy Hollow Sports Park Aspen Warrior Run- Fire 8/25/2012 8/25/2012 250 Sleepy Hollow Sports Park Des Moines
White Eagle Pow-Wow 13th Annual White Eagle Mulitcultural Pow-Wow 8/24/2012 8/26/2012 200 Hawkeye Antique Acres Des Moines
Iowa Tourism Office Iowa Meetings Marketplace & Speaker Showcase 8/21/2012 8/21/2012 150 Iowa Events Center Des Moines
Hemophilia of Iowa, Inc. Annual Education Meeting 8/24/2012 8/26/2012 150 West Des Moines Marriott West Des Moines      

Source: Greater Des Moines Visitors and Convention Bureau

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