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Sponsorships: Arts & Culture Sponsorships
- 80/35 Festival – July 5-6, 2013
80/35 is an annual two-day summer music festival launched July 4th weekend in 2008. Held in Western Gateway Park, the festival hosts nearly 50 national, regional and local bands on 4 stages. Visit the 80/35 Festival site.
- Asian Heritage Festival in Iowa – May 11, 2013
The Asian Heritage Festival is organized by the Iowa Asian Alliance, a professional business organization that represents and promotes the business, economic and community development of a united Asian American community in Iowa. The festival celebrates the 15 Asian communities within the state, and works to increase community awareness of their cultural and economic contributions. Visit the Asian Heritage Festival site.
- Capital City Pride – June 7-9, 2013
Capital City Pride-Des Moines, Iowa, is a group of proactive individuals who are striving to recognize the importance of gay culture in the Midwest. The annual Pride celebration, held the second weekend in June every summer, consists of a street party, a parade, and a show with all types of community exhibitors and musical performances! Their mission is to promote acceptance, tolerance, and understanding of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community through education, programming, and visibility. Visit the Capital City Pride site.
- Des Moines Arts Festival – June 28-30, 2013
Since 1998, the Des Moines Arts Festival has taken Des Moines by storm. With more than 200,000 attendees annually, the festival is a signature art and culture event in Iowa. The Festival in 2011 was ranked the #7 Art Fair in the country by AmericanStyle Magazine. The Principal has a rich history in supporting the arts, and we're proud to sponsor the Des Moines Arts Festival–an event that reaches people of all ages, cultures and backgrounds to embrace the arts. Visit the Des Moines Arts Festival site.
- I'll Make Me a World in Iowa – January 25-26, 2013
Since its creation in 1998, I'll Make Me a World in Iowa has provided a forum for the diverse collaboration of Iowans, highlighting African-American arts, culture and contributions through education, awareness and preservation during an annual enrichment celebration and with continual educational outreach. Visit the I'll Make Me a World in Iowa site.
- Iowa's Latino Heritage Festival – September 7-8, 2013
The Annual Latino Heritage Festival celebrates the positive aspects the Latino brings to the community and has the distinction of not only being the largest Latino Festival in the state, but is the largest ethnic event in the state of Iowa. Visit the Latino Heritage Festival site.
- Smart Talk Connected Conversations – February through May
Visit the Smart Talk site.
- WineFest Des Moines – June 6-8, 2013
Visit the WineFest site.
- U.S. Cellular World Food Festival – September 20-22, 2013
Visit the World Food Festival site.