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Des Moines Civic Center

Region: Downtown
  • 221 Walnut Street
  • Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Phone: (515) 246-2300
  • Fax: (515) 246-2305
  • Website

The Des Moines Civic Center is a destination for world-class performing arts. From live, professional theater direct from Broadway to concerts, dance and family shows, the venue offers a full spectrum of entertainment that appeals to everyone. The Main Hall accommodates 2,744 people and is known for its excellent acoustics and sight lines. Managed and programmed by Des Moines Performing Arts.

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General Information
  • Admission Price: See website.
  • Group Rates: See website.
  • Hours of Operation: Ticket Office: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F.
  • Season: Year-round.
  • Specialty Tours (Ex: Kid-friendly):: Upon request.
  • Tour Length: N/A
  • Tour Times: N/A

Des Moines Civic Center Meeting Facility

  • # of Rooms: 6
  • Total Sqft.: 1,375
  • Theatre Capacity: 2,744
  • 10 X 10 Booths: 11

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception
Main Hall 0 X 0   0     1,375     2,744     0     0     0  
Stoner Theater 0 X 0   0     0     200     0     0     0  
Nollen Lobby (West) or Prairie Meadows Lobby (East) 0 X 0   0     0     250     0     0     300  
West Balcony Lounge 0 X 0   0     0     0     0     150     0  
Temple Theater 0 X 0   0     0     278     0     0     0  

Dancing Pros Live

  • January 15, 2015
  • Location: Des Moines Civic Center
  • Address: 221 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309

For the first time together on stage, see professional dancers from “Dancing with the Stars,” “So You Think You Can Dance” and... View Details

Des Moines Symphony Family Concert

  • January 17, 2015
  • Location: Des Moines Civic Center
  • Address: 221 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309

Experience the wonder of a live symphony and be introduced to classical music in a special concert event for children. Guest artist and program to be ... View Details

The Peking Acrobats

  • February 14, 2015
  • Location: Des Moines Civic Center
  • Address: 221 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309

Based on the ancient Chinese tradition from more than 2,000 years ago, The Peking Acrobats perform astounding acrobatic feats accompanied by live musi... View Details

John Mellencamp

  • February 15, 2015
  • Location: Des Moines Civic Center
  • Address: 221 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309

After releasing a few albums, John Mellencamp broke out in 1979 with his first hit, "I Need A Lover." In 1982 his fifth album American Foo... View Details

Scrap Arts Music

  • March 07, 2015
  • Location: Des Moines Civic Center
  • Address: 221 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309

Scrap Arts Music is a high-energy percussion ensemble – performing on hand-crafted instruments fashioned from industrial scrap and off-beat mate... View Details

The Wizard of Oz

  • April 04, 2015
  • Location: Des Moines Civic Center
  • Address: 221 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309

Join us at Des Moines Performing Arts Civic Center for this bonus program! The Des Moines Community Orchestra, together with Ballet Des Moines, will p... View Details

The Adventures of Robin Hood

  • May 23, 2015
  • Location: Des Moines Civic Center
  • Address: 221 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309

Somewhere near you there is a band of brothers fighting for justice, seeking to rid the land of evil and return hope to the poorly treated. Join inter... View Details


The Parent Organization of the Des Moines Area Sports Commission
400 Locust Street, Suite 265, Des Moines, IA 50309-2350 (800) 451-2625
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