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
Want an inside look at any of Des Moines Performing Arts' performance venues? Tours can be arranged for groups of 8 or more. To inquire about tour date availability, send us an email at info@desmoinesperformingarts.org.

Venue Information

Des Moines Civic Center
221 Walnut St.
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 246-2300
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Ticket Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

Capacity:  2,744
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You Make The Difference

“Being a part of the Des Moines Performing Arts family as a contributing donor gives us a meaningful way to support our community, expand creative thinking, and preserve the romance in a night out.”
- Stan and Regina Glawe

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You Make the Difference

Thanks to our donors, more than 55,000 students attend matinee performances through the Applause Series annually - for only $1.

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Upcoming Events at the Des Moines Civic Center

ON YOUR FEET!

February 20 - 25, 2018 Get Tickets

Momix's Opus Cactus

March 3, 2018 Get Tickets

DANIEL O'DONNELL

March 4, 2018 Get Tickets

CHICAGO

March 9 - 11, 2018 Get Tickets

DM Symphony - MW5: Beethoven 7: Apotheosis of the Dance

March 24 - 25, 2018 Get Tickets

Ballet Des Moines - Cinderella

March 31, 2018 Get Tickets
Des Moines Performing Arts Partnerships: