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.

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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.

 

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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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- Stan and Regina Glawe

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"My favorite part was everything!"

- Des Moines second-grader, after attending Applause Series performance

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Upcoming Events at the Des Moines Civic Center

Irving Berlin's White Christmas

November 19 - 24, 2019 Get Tickets

Home Alone in Concert

November 30 - December 1, 2019 Get Tickets

Larry the Cable Guy: Remain Seated Tour

December 2, 2019 Get Tickets

Lindsey Stirling - Warmer in the Winter Christmas Tour

December 3, 2019 Get Tickets

Iowa Dance Theatre's The Nutcracker

December 7 - 8, 2019 Get Tickets

STRAIGHT NO CHASER

December 11, 2019 Get Tickets
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