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, 9am - 5pm

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

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"After summer camp, she spent a lot of time developing plays with her friends. She was interested before, but now she thinks she's a director and an actress and ... just anything."

- Catherine, parent of second-grader Meg in Des Moines

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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

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Upcoming Events At The Temple Theater

IRISH CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA

November 26, 2019 Get Tickets

Pat Hazell's Permanent Record

December 3 - 22, 2019 Get Tickets

Little Black Dress

January 22 - 26, 2020 Get Tickets

THE REMINDERS

January 30, 2020 Get Tickets

Lisa Lampanelli's Losin' It

February 4 - 23, 2020 Get Tickets

THE AMAZING MAX

February 29, 2020 Get Tickets
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