Please Note: Performances of My Fair Lady are scheduled for August 2-7 of next year (2022). View Details

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.

 

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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
Ticket Office Window: Mon -Thurs 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Ticket Office Phones Line: Mon-Thurs 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Capacity:  2,744

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It's 21st century skills that they need to have the rest of their lives. It's not just something that when they leave fourth grade, they are done with it.

-Andrea, teacher, Studebaker Elementary, Des Moines

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DANCEtalk sessions before and after Dance Series performances help explain the artistry and athleticism that audience members witness.

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Upcoming Events at the Des Moines Civic Center

DM Symphony MW 1

DM SYMPHONY - SEASON DEBUT: BEETHOVEN’S FIFTH

September 25 - 26, 2021 Get Tickets
Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

October 1, 2021 Get Tickets
symphony pops 1

SYMPHONY POPS: REVOLUTION: THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES

October 9, 2021 Get Tickets
The Band's Visit

The Band's Visit

October 12 - 17, 2021 Get Tickets
DM Symphony MW2

DM SYMPHONY - TCHAIKOVSKY’S FOURTH

October 23 - 24, 2021 Get Tickets
DM Symphony MW

BEETHOVEN'S VIOLIN CONCERTO

November 20 - 21, 2021 Get Tickets
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