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Address: 730 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309 (Formerly Polk County Convention Complex)
Phone Number: (515) 564-8000
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The pizza was good the chicken was all right It was all pricey but cheaper than what you expect at an arena

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
doug b
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West Burlington, Iowa
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MN
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Robotics tournament in March. 10 rows of chairs on the main floor which made seeing the rounds impossible unless you were in the front row. The bleacher seats (really, no seat backs?) were overcrowded. Concessions were substandard for a large facility and only one station for thousands of people created 1/2 hour lines.

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West Burlington, Iowa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The pizza was good the chicken was all right It was all pricey but cheaper than what you expect at an arena

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Des Moines, IA
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137 reviews 137 reviews
36 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

However, these are some of the smallest stadium seats I have ever sat in. Even normal size people were arms folded, lean into your spouse/ child and try not to hit your knees on the chair in front of you. I realize these places make money by how many seats are sold but DANG. My family would go to a... More 

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Des Moines
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100 reviews 100 reviews
15 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I saw a dozen gals go in the Men's room and a half dozen guys go in the Women's restroom. You need to mark both entrances to each from the ceiling instead of just one side. People see the one bathroom and assume the next doorway is for the other sex. They walk in not know it is the same... More 

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iowa city, ia
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165 reviews 165 reviews
32 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We attended the James Taylor concert on Saturday, November 1st 2014 at the Wells Fargo Arena. This was our first visit to WFA. We have been to Hy-Vee hall, located right across the street and connected by a skywalk. There is 1 large parking lot and 1 small parking lot available nearby. Several parkades are in the area too. And... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Took our family to the circus and arrived early. Parking was convenient and doors opened and hour early. Seats were easy to find and provided a fun evening. Concession staff very friendly.

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Cibolo, Texas, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I recently attended a 4-day conference here. Great food & friendly staff/servers. Seats were comfortable and room temperature was perfect!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Went to a concert here and so appreciated the staff's kindness and helpful demeanor when I was having trouble with my tickets (I had purchased them through a third party company). Seating was great, will definitely come back for another event!

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Parshall, Colorado
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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Attended a concert here and was very pleased. The acoustics were good, accessibility is good and plenty of food and beverages.

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Warsaw, Illinois
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

First time visitor, very impressive facility. Easy access in and out and convenient parking was readily available

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