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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
1011 Locust Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
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.
Temple Theater Ticket Office Hours:
2 hours prior to performance time.
Technical Information (password required)
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"The arts help us understand ourselves as human beings. If you look at how we've ever documented our existence, it's all through an art form."
-Eric Olmscheid, Director of Programming and Education