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Prairie Meadows Sponsors Jolly Holiday Lights October 15, 2019

Make-A-Wish Iowa's largest fundraising event of the year is Jolly Holiday Lights. Prairie Meadows is proud to support Make-A-Wish Iowa for the past 22 years.

Prairie Meadows to Feature Joyce O'Brien Fiber Art October 15, 2019

Joyce O'Brien is a local artist with a unique medium. She uses Persian wool to create "paintings" of prominent landmarks. Prairie Meadows is honored to be the recipient of one of her works of art - the Robert D. Ray Asian Gardens Gazebo. This work along with an article from Cityview magazine will be on display on Level 3 later this year.

Sports Book Ribbon Cutting Makes Iowa History October 15, 2019

On August 15, 2019 history was made in the state of Iowa. William Hill Sports Book at Prairie Meadows officially opened with a ribbon cutting on Level 4.

Sports Park Signage Provides Wayfinding for Guests October 15, 2019

Prairie Meadows recently awarded a legacy grant of $150,000 to the new wayfinding signage for James W. Cownie Sports Park.

Susan Knapp Amphitheater Sponsored by Prairie Meadows October 15, 2019

The 2019 Iowa State Fair was one for the record books setting an all-time high for attendance at more than 1.71 million attendees, and Prairie Meadows was proud to be a part of it.

United Way Day at the Races October 15, 2019

Prairie Meadows partnered with United Way of Central Iowa for a fun-filled family day at the races on September 2, as a part of Prairie Meadows' annual Iowa Classic race day.

Employee Stories - Carson King October 11, 2019

What started out as a goofy joke that aired on ESPN September 13 - Carson holding up a hastily scrawled sign that read "Busch Light supply needs replenishing - Venmo - Carson-King-25" - quickly snowballed into a publicist's dream.

Prairie Meadows Holds Third Annual Premier Dealer Championship October 7, 2019

47 of Prairie Meadows' table games dealers battled it out for the top spot in the 3rd annual Premier Dealer Championship (PDC).

Michael Carbonaro Live! Coming to Prairie Meadows September 30, 2019

Magician and performance bizarrist Michael Carbonaro is returning to Prairie Meadows on Sunday December 15, with his highly-acclaimed national theater tour, Michael Carbonaro Live!

Prairie Meadows Donates $10,000 to Employee Carson King's Fundraiser September 19, 2019

As a nonprofit organization, Prairie Meadows fulfills its mission by giving back to organizations that support arts and culture, education, economic development, and human services to the state of Iowa. And this spirit of giving is part of one of Prairie Meadows' employee's viral fame.