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 dollar ticket price [for the Applause Series shows] is unbelievable. Without it, we would't be able to come. The people who support this program need to be applauded because it gives kids great opportunities."
- Lynn, Holy Trinity Catholic School

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You Make the Difference

Each year, the Applause Series delivers 60 performances for students from preschool to high school.

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Upcoming Events At The Temple Theater

Iowa Innoventure

InnoVenture Challenge

December 7, 2022 Get Tickets

SOMI

January 19, 2023 Get Tickets
Miss Gay Iowa

Miss Gay Iowa USofA 2023

January 28, 2023 Get Tickets

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: THE NEXT GENERATION

January 31 - February 5, 2023 Get Tickets

IN THE YEAR OF THE BOAR & JACKIE ROBINSON

February 18, 2023 Get Tickets

LARRY MCCRAY

February 26, 2023 Get Tickets
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