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Hoops and Hops

March 21 - 23, 2024 Cowles Commons

Event Details

Running Time 10 hours
Venue Cowles Commons
All Ages Welcome
NO ADMISSION FEE!

Hours
Thursday: 11 AM – through the Drake game
Friday: 11 AM – 9 PM
Saturday: 11 AM – 9 PM

PRESENTED BY WILLIS NISSAN

Join us downtown Des Moines in Cowles Commons for the 7th annual Hoops and Hops Presented by Willis Nissan. Don't miss this NCAA basketball tournament watch party unlike any other! 

Enjoy all the NCAA Tournament action in a heated tent and keep your spirits high with beverages from the Thirsty Pigs. Multiple food trucks will also be on hand to satisfy your appetite. And the best part? There's no admission fee, so bring your friends and family for a memorable and budget-friendly celebration. Don't miss out on this exciting event – see you there!

Highlights for this year’s event include:

  • Food Trucks - Big Red Food Truck, 2nd Avenue Sandwiches, Roadside Tacos, and Hotsy Totsy
  • Beverages: Thirsty Pigs Mobile Events
  • Two basketball courts
  • Music all day long
  • Sound for the games will be played when teams of local interest are playing
  • Large Heated Tent with Large Screen TVs

Hours

Thursday: 11 AM – through the Drake game
Friday: 11 AM – 9 PM
Saturday: 11 AM – 9 PM

Rain or shine! All ages welcome! 

Wear your school colors and come down to support your teams!

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Event Details

Running Time 10 hours
Venue Cowles Commons
All Ages Welcome
NO ADMISSION FEE!

Hours
Thursday: 11 AM – through the Drake game
Friday: 11 AM – 9 PM
Saturday: 11 AM – 9 PM

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