Temple Theater

Located on the second floor of the Temple for Performing Arts, the Temple Theater is one of Des Moines most intimate performance venues. Home to DMPA’s Temple Comedy Series and Live At The Temple Concert Series, both sponsored by Prairie Meadows, the Temple Theater offers guests the opportunity to feel like a part of the performance. 

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.

PARKING
Parking is available in the parking lot south of Locust St. between 9th and 10th Streets for free after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and free on the weekends. On-street metered parking is available throughout downtown. Parking meters charge Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. 

Venue Information

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Capacity: 299

Temple Theater
1011 Locust Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 246-2300
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Civic Center Ticket Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

Temple Theater Ticket Office Hours:
2 hours prior to performance time.

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You Make The Difference

“To have been given the chance to work with a professional choreographer and music director … Wow!”

- Ridg, Waukee High School

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You Make The Difference

“After summer camp, she spent a lot of time developing plays with her friends. She was interested before, but now she thinks she’s a director and an actress and ... just anything.”

- Catherine, parent of second-grader Meg in Des Moines

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Upcoming Events At The Temple Theater

KATIE THIROUX TRIO

May 23, 2019 Get Tickets

Des Moines Gay Men's Chorus Pride Cabaret

June 6 - 8, 2019 Get Tickets

ROYAL WOOD

October 11, 2019 Learn More

Iris DeMent with Pieta Brown

November 1, 2019 Learn More

I Am... He Said: A Neil Diamond Celebration

November 2, 2019 Get Tickets

Che Apalache

November 12, 2019 Learn More
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