Hoops and Hops

  • Overview

    Come down to Cowles Commons on March 16th and 17th for a St. Patrick's Day weekend and to watch all the hoop action and Selection Sunday on our 4 Jumbotron TV's inside a large heated tent!

    Then return on March 21, 22 & 23 to watch all the action of the college basketball tournament. Iowa Craft Beer Tent and our drink bar will be serving up cold beverages. 6 area food trucks will have food for all. 2 30'x30' basketball courts will be on site for casual playing. FREE ADMISSION. This will be the best hospitality event in downtown! Open daily at 10am. For more info, go to or call 515-822-1571.