The public is encouraged to attend the following events:
- Wing Ding 32 Welcome Party, Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino, Tuesday, June 29, 6-8 p.m., Free.
- Light Parade, Historic Valley Junction, Thursday, July 1, 9:30 p.m., Free.
- Wing Ding 32 Tradeshow, Friday, July 2, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Locals receive $5 off admission.
- Grand Parade, Downtown Des Moines to Urbandale High School, Friday, July 2, 5:30 p.m., Free.
"Community involvement and support is vital, especially with a group like this," said Greg Edwards, GDMCVB President and CEO. "It's a very visible group and the more they feel welcomed by locals, the more likely Greater Des Moines could host Wing Ding again in the future."
For additional information on Wing Ding 32, including parade routes and road closures, visit www.www.catchdesmoines.com/WingDing.
Wing Ding 32 Overview
GWRRA's Wing Ding 32 is expected to bring 11,000 to 14,000 attendees into Greater Des Moines for the event which runs June 30-July 3, 2010. This is the first time Greater Des Moines is hosting Wing Ding.
About Gold Wing Road Riders Association
The Gold Wing Road Riders Association (GWRRA) is the world's largest single-marquee social organization for owners and riders of Honda Gold Wing/Valkyrie motorcycles. Founded in 1977, GWRRA has grown to more than 80,000 U.S., Canadian and international members in 53 foreign countries in just 32 years. Over 800 active Chapters are managed by 4,000 volunteer leaders working with members to foster safe, enjoyable riding while also working to improve the public image of motorcycling.