Wells Fargo Arena - Des Moines, IA
The opening of Wells Fargo Arena in July 2005 put Des Moines, Iowa back on the map in the entertainment world. The new, state-of-the-art arena holds up to 17,000 guests for sports and entertainment events, and is a venue unlike any other in the Midwest.
Wells Fargo Arena provides seating and entertainment options for everyone, and includes The Principal River's Edge (a 180 seat restaurant), 36 corporate suites, 20 loge boxes, and 600 club seats offering the finest in fan amenities. In total, the arena has a capacity of 16,980 for center-stage concerts, 16,285 for end-stage concerts, 16,110 for basketball, and 15,181 for hockey.
Photo of the east side of the arena taken from across the Des Moines River. Shot May 16, 2009.