Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau
Direct: (515) 699-3433
Cell: (515) 491-9350
DES MOINES, IA - The public is invited to Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino to welcome the Gold Wing Road Riders Association's (GWRRA) Wing Ding 32 into Greater Des Moines on Tuesday, June 29 at 6 p.m. The Wing Ding Welcome Party is free.
Six live horse races dedicated to Wing Ding 32 will be followed by live entertainment from The Rivieras at the Finish Line Lounge at 8 p.m. Tim Fox, KIOA 93.3 radio host, will emcee the event.
"We're proud to welcome this group into Greater Des Moines for the first time," said Greg Edwards, GDMCVB President and CEO. "Kicking off the week's festivities at Prairie Meadows is the perfect way to begin, showing this group the great hospitality of Greater Des Moines."
For additional information on Wing Ding 32, including parade routes, road closures and community involvement, visit www.www.catchdesmoines.com/WingDing.
Wing Ding 32 VIP Area
A reserved VIP area exclusively for Wing Ding attendees' access will offer free ice cream, Iowa sweet corn and an opportunity to meet jockeys, handicapper and trainers.
**Media are welcome to attend this event and take photos of the Wing Ding Welcome Party and the Wing Ding attendees' exclusive VIP area.**
Wing Ding 32 Overview
GWRRA's Wing Ding 32 is expected to bring 11,000 to 14,000 attendees into Greater Des Moines for the event which runs June 30-July 3, 2010. This is the first time Greater Des Moines is hosting Wing Ding.
About Gold Wing Road Riders Association
The Gold Wing Road Riders Association (GWRRA) is the world's largest single-marquee social organization for owners and riders of Honda Gold Wing/Valkyrie motorcycles. Founded in 1977, GWRRA has grown to more than 80,000 U.S., Canadian and international members in 53 foreign countries in just 32 years. Over 800 active Chapters are managed by 4,000 volunteer leaders working with members to foster safe, enjoyable riding while also working to improve the public image of motorcycling.