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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 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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

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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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You Make The Difference

"The fact that our son was working with Broadway professionals and getting vocal and acting lessons from people who actually acted on Broadway was stunning."

- Jennifer, Altoona parent

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Upcoming Events At The Temple Theater

That Golden Girls Show! A Puppet Parody

January 25 - 30, 2022 Get Tickets
Nella

NELLA

March 5, 2022 Learn More

BABY BOOMER COMEDY SHOW

March 12, 2022 Get Tickets
Doodle Pop

Doodle POP

March 26, 2022 Get Tickets

GABRIEL ROYAL

March 31, 2022 Get Tickets

TAYLOR EIGSTI QUARTET

April 12, 2022 Get Tickets
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