Organization Event Arrival Departure Attendees Venue
Des Moines Arts Festival 6/28/2013 6/30/2013 240,000 Downtown Des Moines
ArtFest Midwest The Other Art Show 6/29/2013 6/30/2013 30,000 Iowa State Fairgrounds
Arena Football Iowa Barnstormers vs. San Antonio Talons 6/29/2013 6/29/2013 6,000 Wells Fargo Arena
United States Racquetball Association (USAR) National Junior Olympic Championships 6/26/2013 6/30/2013 4,000 Oakmoor Racquet & Fitness Club
Des Moines Menace Soccer Exhibition Game 6/29/2013 6/29/2013 3,700 Valley Football Stadium
Tradeshow Productions, Ltd. Gun Show 6/28/2013 6/30/2013 3,500 Iowa State Fairgrounds
Knoxville Raceway Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series #11 – Pizza Hut Night - 360 Twin Features Night 6/29/2013 6/29/2013 3,500 Knoxville Raceway
Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Baseball Battle on Beaver Tournament --- Beaverdale 6/28/2013 6/30/2013 3,000 Beaverdale Little League
Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) - Track Area 18 Iowa AAU Track & Field National Qualifier 6/27/2013 6/30/2013 2,500 Williams Stadium
Thai Boxing Association - Sanctioning Authority Muay Thai Classic 6/28/2013 6/30/2013 1,500
USSSA (Girls Fastpitch) - East Des Moines East DM Girls Softball Assoc. - East Des Moines Classic 6/28/2013 6/30/2013 1,500 East Des Moines Softball Complex
American Shorthorn Association Junior National Show & Youth Conference 6/24/2013 6/29/2013 1,200 Iowa State Fairgrounds
USSSA (Girls Fastpitch) - Urbandale Urbandale Girls Softball - Fourth of July Tournament 6/27/2013 6/30/2013 1,200 Urbandale Girls Softball Complex
Amateur Softball Association (ASA) Urbandale - Infamous Summer Classic 12" Men’s Slow Pitch 6/28/2013 6/30/2013 1,000 Walker Johnson Park
United States Lawn Mower's Racing Association STA-BIL America's Heartland Nationals 6/29/2013 6/30/2013 1,000 Carlisle
Gym Rats Basketball Association Gym Rats High School Challenge 6/29/2013 6/29/2013 800 Fligg Fieldhouse
United States Tennis Association - Waveland/Birdland/Wakonda CITA Hawkeye Junior Open 6/25/2013 6/27/2013 600 Waveland Tennis Courts
United States Tennis Association - Waveland/Birdland/Wakonda CITA Hawkeye Adult Open 6/28/2013 6/30/2013 600 Waveland Tennis Courts
North American Lily Society National Show 6/25/2013 6/29/2013 300
American Bicycle Association (ABA) Olympic Day - Single 6/25/2013 6/25/2013 300 Ewing Park
USSSA (Baseball) - Central Iowa Sports Phoenix Wood Bat Ball Buster Classic 6/29/2013 6/30/2013 300 Campbell Recreation Area
Beta Sigma Phi State Convention 6/28/2013 6/30/2013 275
Source: Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau