Head of the Des Moines Rowing Regatta
- Des Moines River: Botanical Gardens to Prospect Park
- Address: 909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines, IA 50309
- September 30, 2017
- From: 08:30 AM to 05:00 PM
- Price: Free for spectators
The 34th Annual Head of the Des Moines rowing regatta is a three-mile race on the Des Moines River from the Botanical Gardens to Prospect Park. More than 600 competitors from around the Midwest will compete in over 70 races. Athletes range in age and compete for clubs, high schools, and universities in eight-person shells, four-person shells, doubles, pairs, and singles.