Sights and sounds of March Madness in Des Moines Big Tournament by: Mario Rossi Posted: Mar 21, 2019 / 03:50 PM EDT / Updated: Mar 21, 2019 / 03:50 PM EDT Big-screen TVs. Food. And lots of beer. Wells Fargo Arena isn’t the only place college basketball fans in Des Moines can watch all the madness. Take a look at the sights and sounds of Hoops and Hops, hosted on downtown Des Moines’ Cowles Commons.