Catch an extensive list of Des Moines sports facilities, convention space and hotel space. Enjoy the size and first-class service of the Iowa Events Center, which features a 28,000 square-foot ballroom where many sporting events have taken place along with 150,000 square feet of flexible space and 32 meeting rooms. Scroll through our entire list of Des Moines sports facilities which includes a wide-range of fields, courts, lanes and more! Find unique venues for off-site events. Unsure of how much space you need? Use this space calculator. Or use this ready-to-print facilities grid to quickly compare sports venues by square footage. Then find the facility that fits your needs by utilizing our sports facility search tool. From Des Moines hotels to sports complexes, Greater Des Moines has the facility to meet your needs.

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Iowa Events Center

Iowa Events Center

The Iowa Events Center is your Des Moines convention center. The venue, which consists of Wells Fargo Arena, Hy-Vee Hall, and the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center, offers flexible space to fit sporting events of all types and sizes and it features Iowa’s largest ballroom! Whether you need space for 400 or an arena for 17,000, the Iowa Events Center can accommodate your group. Experience 37 meeting rooms and a 150,000 square foot space all under one roof. The Iowa Events Center is a tax-exempt convention center that’s connected to our 4 mile downtown skywalk system. More than 1,900 hotel rooms are within one mile and it’s easily accessible from Interstate 35, Interstate 80, and the Des Moines International Airport. Catch a first-rate event experience at the Iowa Events Center.

Iowa State Fairgrounds

Iowa State Fairgrounds Richard O Jacobson

The Iowa State Fairgrounds offers four buildings with 20,000 square feet for year-round sporting events. Enjoy the versatility of the state-of-the-art, climate controlled Richard O. Jacobson indoor arena that can host events ranging from wrestling to rodeo. Experience the Varied industries Building which features 110,400 square feet and multiple meeting rooms. By utilizing the Iowa State Fairgrounds facilities your athletes and attendees can enjoy free parking, with 10,000 available spots throughout the property. Take advantage of picnic shelters, or the 160-acre campground. The Iowa State Fairgrounds makes Greater Des Moines an easy choice for your next event.