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DES MOINES CIVIC CENTER

The Des Moines Civic Center opened its doors in June of 1979. Since then, the venue has built a reputation as one of the nation’s leading theaters to experience a touring Broadway performance, concert or other special presentation. The Civic Center is also the performance home of the Des Moines Symphony.

The Des Moines Civic Center features a 76-foot wide by 28-foot high proscenium stage, which is the focal point for a fan-shaped continental seating area that accommodates an audience of 2,744.

TOURS
The Des Moines Civic Center will not be conducting in-person tours at this time. To inquire about tour date availability, send us an email at info@desmoinesperformingarts.org.

 

Venue Information

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Des Moines Civic Center
221 Walnut St.
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 246-2300
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Temporary Ticket Office Hours as of July 1, 2020: 
Monday - Thursday, 10am - 5pm

Our Ticket Office operations will be limited to online communications and phone calls during this time and will not be conducting in-person transactions.

Capacity:  2,744

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You Make The Difference

"The fact that our son was working with Broadway professionals and getting vocal and acting lessons from people who actually acted on Broadway was stunning."

- Jennifer, Altoona parent

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You Make The Difference

"It was really amazing to get to perform on the Civic Center stage, to see what the professional touring shows see when they perform."
- Brittney, Waukee High School

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Upcoming Events at the Des Moines Civic Center

DM Symphony - CARMINA BURANA

September 19 - 20, 2020 Get Tickets

Bernadette Peters In Concert

October 10, 2020 Get Tickets
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DM SYMPHONY POPS: REVOLUTION: THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES

October 17, 2020 Get Tickets
Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

October 23, 2020 Get Tickets
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October 27 - November 1, 2020 Get Tickets

My Fair Lady

November 3 - 8, 2020 Get Tickets
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