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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 AAU Kids State Folkstyle Wrestling Championship

  • February 23, 2018 - February 25, 2018
    Wrestling begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday & 10 a.m. Sunday

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
    10:00 AM

Iowa Wolves vs Erie Bayhawks

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

Iowa Boys State Basketball Tournament 2018

  • March 5, 2018 - March 9, 2018
    Mon/Tues open at 9:30 am; Weds-Fri open at 10:30 am

Iowa Boys State High School Basketball Tournament 2018

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

Iowa Barnstormers vs Arizona Rattlers

  • March 10, 2018
    Starting: 07:05 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 Barnstormers vs Sioux Fall Storm

  • March 18, 2018
    3:05 p.m.

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.

The Eagles

  • March 26, 2018
    From: 08:00 PM to 11:00 PM

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
    2 Shows: 2pm & 7pm

Jeff Dunham - Passively Aggressive

  • April 8, 2018
    From: 03:00 PM to 06:30 PM

Iowa Wild vs Rockford IceHogs

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

Willie Nelson

  • April 11, 2018
    Starting: 8:00 PM

MercyMe and Tenth Avenue North "Live" Tour

  • April 12, 2018
    Starting: 07:00 PM

Iowa Wild vs Milwaukee Admirals

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

Iowa Barnstormers vs Bloomington Edge

  • April 14, 2018
    Starting: 07:05 PM

Iowa Barnstormers vs Green Bay Blizzard

  • April 28, 2018
    Starting: 07:05 PM

Monster Jam

  • May 4, 2018 - May 5, 2018
    Doors open at 6 p.m.; Shows Fri 7; Sat two shows 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Iowa Barnstormers vs Cedar Rapids Titans

  • May 11, 2018
    Starting: 07:05 PM

Jason Aldean High Noon Neon Tour

  • May 12, 2018
    Starting: 07:00 PM

Iowa Barnstormers vs Sioux Falls Storm

  • May 19, 2018
    Starting: 07:05 PM

truTV Impractical Jokers 'Santiago Sent Us' Tour

  • May 20, 2018
    Doors open 6:30 p.m.; Show 7:30 p.m.

Iowa Barnstormers vs Bloomington Edge

  • June 2, 2018
    Starting: 07:05 PM

Iowa Barnstormers vs West Michigan Ironmen

  • June 16, 2018
    Starting: 07:05 PM

Soul2Soul World Tour

  • June 30, 2018
    From: 07:30 PM to 11:00 PM

JOURNEY AND DEF LEPPARD

  • July 23, 2018
    From: 07:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Shania Twain NOW

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

Fall Out Boy Mania Tour with Machine Gun Kelly

  • October 6, 2018
    From: 07:00 PM to 11:00 PM