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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 D-League’s Iowa Energy, 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
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 Energy vs. Sioux Falls Skyforce

  • December 3, 2016
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

The Hy-Vee Classic

  • December 17, 2016
    First game 3:30 p.m.; Second game 6 p.m.

Iowa Wild vs Rockford

  • December 26, 2016
    7 - 10 p.m.

Eric Church - Holdin My Own Tour

  • January 19, 2017
    Doors open at 6 p.m.; Show 7 p.m.

Des Moines RV & Outdoor Show

  • January 20, 2017 - January 22, 2017
    See website for specific times

Winter Jam 2017

  • January 27, 2017
    Doors Open/Pre Jam Party: 6:00 PM; Main Show: 7:00 PM

Iowa Barnstormers vs. Cedar Rapids Titans

  • March 26, 2017
    Start 3:05 p.m.

Iowa Barnstormers vs. Green Bay Blizzard

  • April 8, 2017
    Start 7:05 p.m.

Iowa Barnstormers vs. Nebraska Danger

  • April 15, 2017
    Start 7:05 p.m.

Brantley Gilbert

  • April 28, 2017
    7 pm

Iowa Barnstormers vs. Colorado Crush

  • April 29, 2017
    Start 7:05 p.m.

Iowa Barnstormers vs. Cedar Rapids Titans

  • May 13, 2017
    Start 7:05 p.m.

Red Hot Chili Peppers/The Getaway Tour

  • May 23, 2017
    From: 08:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Iowa Barnstormers vs. Green Bay Blizzard

  • May 26, 2017
    Start 7:05 p.m.

Iowa Barnstormers vs. Spokane Empire

  • June 9, 2017
    Start 7:05 p.m.

Soul2Soul 2017 Tour

  • June 10, 2017
    From: 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Iowa Barnstormers vs. Sioux Falls Storm

  • June 17, 2017
    Start 7:05 p.m.