Organization Event Arrival Departure Attendees Venue
Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) - Wrestling, Baseball, Soccer Boys State Baseball Tournament 7/26/2013 8/3/2013 33,000 Principal Park
Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) RAGBRAI - Overnight Stop 7/23/2013 7/23/2013 30,000
Arena Football Iowa Barnstormers vs. Arizona Rattlers 7/27/2013 7/27/2013 9,000 Wells Fargo Arena
Arena Football Iowa Barnstormers vs. Arizona Rattlers 7/27/2013 7/27/2013 9,000 Wells Fargo Arena
USSSA (Girls Fastpitch) - 11:U & 13:U World Series World Series 11:U and 13:U 7/22/2013 7/27/2013 8,000 Prairie Ridge Sports Complex
USSSA (Girls Fastpitch) - 15:U World Series World Series 15:U 7/22/2013 7/27/2013 8,000 Prairie Ridge Sports Complex & Raccoon River Park
Iowa Cubs Home Series vs. New Orleans Zephyrs 7/22/2013 7/25/2013 5,000 Principal Park
Iowa Cubs Home Series vs. New Orleans Zephyrs 7/22/2013 7/25/2013 5,000 Principal Park
Knoxville Raceway Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series #16 – Candis Flowers Night plus 305's 7/27/2013 7/27/2013 3,500 Knoxville Raceway
Little League Baseball Iowa Little League Baseball State Championships (10-11 yr olds) 7/22/2013 7/28/2013 1,500 Urbandale Little League
United Pentecostal Church International Iowa District Conference 7/23/2013 7/27/2013 1,500 Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
Little League Baseball Iowa Little League Baseball State Championships (Juniors) 7/26/2013 7/28/2013 1,500 Urbandale Little League
Little League Baseball Iowa Little League Baseball State Championships (Seniors) 7/26/2013 7/28/2013 1,500 Urbandale Little League
Team Championships International "Kick It" 3-on-3 Soccer Shootout 7/27/2013 7/28/2013 1,200 Prairie Ridge Sports Complex
Amateur Softball Association (ASA) Men's 12" D & E West State Softball Tournament 7/26/2013 7/28/2013 1,000 Raccoon River Park
Drake Women's Basketball Women's Team Camp 7/27/2013 7/29/2013 1,000 Drake Knapp Center
Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) West Campus DMACC Wild Wild West 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament 7/27/2013 7/27/2013 550 DMACC-West Des Moines
Christian Motorcyclists Association Iowa State Rally 7/26/2013 7/28/2013 500 Jordan Park Camp
USA BMX/American Bicycle Association (ABA) Earned Double 7/28/2013 7/28/2013 450 Ewing Park
Iowa Association for Career and Technical Education IACTE, IITEA, IHEA and IBEA 7/22/2013 7/24/2013 350 FFA Enrichment Center
Source: Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau