Hoops and Hops

  • 313 Walnut Street | Des Moines, IA 50265
  • Dates: March 16, 2023 - March 18, 2023
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Cowles Common
  • Start/End Time: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: No Admission Fee
  • Overview
    Join us downtown Des Moines in Cowles Commons for the 6th annual Hoops and Hops Presented by Willis Nissan. Don't miss this NCAA basketball tournament watch party unlike any other! Plus be there for the best all-day St. Patrick's Day party in Des Moines!

    Enjoy all the NCAA Tournament action in a heated tent and keep your spirits high with beverages from the Iowa Craft Beer Tent. Multiple food trucks will also be on hand to satisfy your appetite. And the best part? There's no admission fee, so bring your friends and family for a memorable and budget-friendly celebration. Don't miss out on this exciting event – see you there!


    Thursday: 10 AM – 10 PM
    Friday: 10 AM – 10 PM
    Saturday: 10 AM – 10 PM

    • Four Local Food Trucks - Charlotte’s Kitchen, Big Red Food Truck, Hawaiian Grill, and Big Mama's Bistro
    • Beverages: Iowa Craft Beer Tent
    • Two basketball courts
    • Music all day long
    • Sound for the games will be played when teams of local interest are playing
    • Large Heated Tent with Large Screen TVs