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

"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

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Upcoming Events At The Temple Theater

THE IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

April 30 - May 5, 2024 Get Tickets

CAPITAL CITY PRIDE PRESENTS: ANTHONY RAPP

May 9, 2024 Get Tickets

PRESENTING CALEB ELLIOTT AND ROYCE JOHNS

May 10, 2024 Get Tickets
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