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Wells Fargo Arena at Iowa Events Center

  • Region: Downtown
  • 730 3rd Street
  • Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Phone: (515) 564-8000
Overview
Amenities
Meeting Facilities
Events
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Wells Fargo Arena is a world-class arena built to showcase today's top stars, indoor sports and your own unique events. It is home to the NBA G-League’s Iowa Wolves, the AHL’s Iowa Wild and the IFL’s Iowa Barnstormers. The arena hosts Iowa High School State Wrestling and Basketball Championships, concerts, family shows and dirt events like the PBR. Built to the highest standards of architectural excellence with lighting and scoreboard updates in Summer of 2015, the arena offers unobstructed sight lines, comfortable seating and outstanding amenities for up to 17,100 excited guests.

Sports Facilities
Basketball
  • Basketball - # of High School Regulation Courts: 1
  • Basketball - AC:
  • Basketball - Floor Surface: wood
  • Basketball - Locker Rooms:
  • Basketball - Scoreboards:
Hockey
  • Hockey - Locker Rooms:
  • Hockey - Sheets of Ice: 1
Multi-Sport Ability
  • Multi - AC:
  • Multi - Ceiling Height: 127
  • Multi - Fixed Seating:
  • Multi - Onsite Meeting Room:
  • Multi - Total Square Footage: 35100
Volleyball
  • Volleyball - # of Courts: 1
  • Volleyball - AC:
  • Volleyball - Ceiling Height: 127
  • Volleyball - Floor Surface: wood
Wrestling
  • Wrestling - # of 42x42 Mats: 8
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Largest Room 35100
  • Total Sq. Ft. 35100
  • Reception Capacity 3000
  • Theatre Capacity 16980
  • Banquet Capacity 1850
  • Number of Rooms 1
  • Large floor Plan PDF Large floor Plan PDF
  • Classroom Capacity 2000
  • A/V Capabilities? true
  • 10 X 10 Booths 160
  • Seating Capacity 16980
  • Fields/Courts/Mats/Lanes 3
  • Parking Capacity 1300
  • Wireless Internet Available? true
  • Type of Sport Basketball, Hockey, Multi-Sport, Volleyball, Wrestling
  • Type of Surface Wood
Wells Fargo Arena
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 35100
  • Width: 281
  • Length: 125
  • Height: 127
  • Theater Capacity: 16980
  • Banquet Capacity: 1850
Concert End Stage
  • Height: 127
  • Theater Capacity: 14040
Concert Center
  • Height: 127
  • Theater Capacity: 15843
Basketball
  • Height: 127
  • Theater Capacity: 14436
Hockey
  • Height: 127
  • Theater Capacity: 15181
Wrestling
  • Height: 127
  • Theater Capacity: 15181
Arena Football
  • Height: 127
  • Theater Capacity: 15181

Iowa Wild vs Manitoba Moose

  • October 20, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Manitoba Moose

  • October 21, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Rockford Icehogs

  • October 25, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs San Antonio Rampage

  • November 2, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs San Antonio Rampage

  • November 3, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Lakeland Magic

  • November 4, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Rockford Icehogs

  • November 9, 2017
    10:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Foo Fighters

  • November 10, 2017
    Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Iowa Wild vs Cleveland Monsters

  • November 11, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Cleveland Monsters

  • November 12, 2017
    5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs South Bay Lakers

  • November 15, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Grand Rapids Griffins

  • November 17, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Santa Cruz Warriors

  • November 19, 2017
    4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Disney On Ice: Dream Big

  • November 22, 2017 - November 26, 2017
    Varies - see website for details

Iowa Wolves vs South Bay Lakers

  • November 27, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Milwaukee Admirals

  • November 28, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

2017 Iowa State Dance Team Championships

  • November 30, 2017 - December 1, 2017
    Starts at 8 a.m. each day

Katy Perry Witness: The Tour

  • December 2, 2017
    7:30 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Texas Legends

  • December 3, 2017
    4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Austin Spurs

  • December 5, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Salt Lake City Stars

  • December 8, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs San Diego Gulls

  • December 9, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Grand Rapids Griffins

  • December 10, 2017
    5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Northern Arizona Suns

  • December 15, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Drake Mens Basketball vs Iowa: Hy-Vee Classic

  • December 16, 2017
    Beginning at 1pm

Hy-Vee Classic 2017

  • December 16, 2017
    From: 01:00 PM to 06:30 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Memphis Hustle

  • December 19, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Grand Rapids Griffins

  • December 22, 2017
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Agua Caliente Clippers

  • December 23, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Rockford Icehogs

  • December 28, 2017
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Delaware 87ers

  • December 29, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Greensboro Swarm

  • December 30, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Chicago Wolves

  • January 1, 2018
    12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Oklahoma City Blue

  • January 2, 2018
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Sioux Falls Skyforce

  • January 5, 2018
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Manitoba Moose

  • January 6, 2018
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Cleveland Monsters

  • January 7, 2018
    5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Cinch - World's Toughest Rodeo 2018

  • January 12, 2018 - January 13, 2018
    Both nights

Iowa Wild vs Chicago Wolves

  • January 17, 2018
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Bakersfield Condors

  • January 19, 2018
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Milwaukee Admirals

  • January 20, 2018
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Reno Bighorns

  • January 21, 2018
    4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Rio Grande Valley Vipers

  • January 24, 2018
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Texas Legends

  • January 27, 2018
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Oklahoma City Blue

  • February 3, 2018
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Memphis Hustle

  • February 6, 2018
    10:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Iowa Wild vs Chicago Wolves

  • February 9, 2018
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Rockford Icehogs

  • February 10, 2018
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs San Antonio Rampage

  • February 12, 2018
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

State Dual Team Tournament 2018

  • February 14, 2018
    See description for times

IHSAA STATE WRESTLING TOURNAMENT 2018

  • February 15, 2018 - February 17, 2018
    See description

Iowa Wild vs Texas Stars

  • February 18, 2018
    3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Texas Stars

  • February 19, 2018
    1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Rio Grande Valley Vipers

  • February 23, 2018
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Girls State Basketball Tournament 2018

  • February 26, 2018 - March 3, 2018
    TBA

Iowa Wolves vs Erie Bayhawks

  • March 4, 2018
    3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Iowa Boys State High School Basketball Tournament 2018

  • March 5, 2018 - March 10, 2018
    From: 09:30 AM to 10:30 PM

Iowa Wild vs Manitoba Moose

  • March 11, 2018
    3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Miranda Lambert "Living' Like Hippies" Tour

  • March 15, 2018
    Starting: 8:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Austin Spurs

  • March 16, 2018
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Salt Lake City Stars

  • March 17, 2018
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Rockford Icehogs

  • March 19, 2018
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wolves vs Sioux City Skyforce

  • March 20, 2018
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Grand Rapids Griffins

  • March 23, 2018
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Grand Rapids Griffins

  • March 24, 2018
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Lorde Melodrama World Tour

  • March 25, 2018
    Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; Show 7:30 p.m.

Iowa Wild vs Tucson Roadrunners

  • March 30, 2018
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Tucson Roadrunners

  • March 31, 2018
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Cleveland Monsters

  • April 3, 2018
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Chicago Wolves

  • April 6, 2018
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Harlem Globetrotters

  • April 7, 2018
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Rockford IceHogs

  • April 10, 2018
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Milwaukee Admirals

  • April 13, 2018
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Shania Twain NOW

  • July 25, 2018
    From: 07:30 PM to 11:00 PM