Due to the 5+ inches of rain Central Iowa received Wedneday through Thursday morning the organizers have had to cancel this day long festival. Originally to be held at Des Moines Water Works Park, now completely under water, they've exhausted their back up plans as it was impossible to move to those locations due to the amount of rain.
"The size and weight of the stage along with the amount of moisture we received made our back up venues not an option," promoters stated.
They were in contact with other venues outside of the metro area to hold the projected amount of people, but were unable to come to a legal agreement in sufficient time for the logistics to be successful by Saturday.
The promoters are working with all of the involved parties to come up with refund options in a timely manner.
"It's not something we wanted to do, but it was our only option due to the amount of time we had. We have done absolutely everything we can to make it happen and it kills us…