DMPA'S VENUES REMAIN CLOSED. VIEW THE LATEST UPDATES. VIEW NOW

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

View Seating Chart

Capacity: 299

Temple Theater
1011 Locust Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 246-2300
Get Directions

Temporary Civic Center Ticket Office Hours as of July 1, 2020: 
Monday - Thursday, 10am - 5pm

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

Technical Information (password required)

BOOK THIS SPACE

 

You Make The Difference

The Awards Showcase gives 700 Iowa students their moment in the spotlight as part of the Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards program.

Learn More
You Make The Difference

"Being a part of the Des Moines Performing Arts family as a contributing donor gives us a meaningful way to support our community, expand creative thinking, and preserve the romance in a night out."
- Stan and Regina Glawe

Give Today

Upcoming Events At The Temple Theater

Hallelujah Auditions

Hallelujah Auditions

May 1, 2021 Get Tickets
Des Moines Performing Arts Partnerships: