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Des Moines Civic Center

  • Region: Downtown
  • 221 Walnut Street
  • Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Phone: (515) 246-2300
Overview
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Meeting Facilities
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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.

Attraction Information
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
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Total Sq. Ft. 1375
  • Theatre Capacity 2744
  • Number of Rooms 6
  • 10 X 10 Booths 11
Main Hall
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1375
  • Theater Capacity: 2744
Stoner Theater
  • Theater Capacity: 200
Nollen Lobby (West) or Prairie Meadows Lobby (East)
  • Theater Capacity: 250
  • Reception Capacity: 300
West Balcony Lounge
  • Banquet Capacity: 150
Temple Theater
  • Theater Capacity: 278

The Blenders

  • December 12, 2016
    7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion

  • February 1, 2017
    7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

The Sound of Music

  • February 7, 2017 - February 12, 2017
    Tues - Fri 7:30 p.m.; Sat 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sun 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Fred Hersch Trio

  • February 9, 2017
    Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri 7:30 p.m.; Sat 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Mother Goose

  • February 18, 2017
    1 - 3 p.m.

Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles

  • March 12, 2017
    3 - 5:30 p.m.

Jersey Boys

  • March 14, 2017 - March 19, 2017
    Tues - Fri 7:30 p.m.; Sat 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sun 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Altan

  • March 21, 2017
    7:30 - 10 p.m.

The Man Who Planted Trees

  • March 26, 2017
    1 - 3 p.m.

Beauty and the Beast

  • March 28, 2017
    7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Las Cafeteras

  • March 30, 2017
    7:30 - 10 p.m.

Fun Home

  • April 4, 2017 - April 9, 2017
    Tues - Fri 7:30 p.m.; Sat 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sun 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Grug and the Rainbow

  • April 15, 2017
    Sat. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Stephanie J. Block - Broadway Cabaret Concert

  • April 21, 2017 - April 22, 2017
    Fri 7:3- p.m.; Sat 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

  • April 22, 2017
    MFrom: 01:00 PM to 03:30 PM

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

  • May 16, 2017 - May 21, 2017
    Tues - Fri 7:30 p.m.; Sat 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sun 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Danielle Nicole

  • May 19, 2017
    7:30 - 10 p.m.

An American in Paris

  • July 18, 2017 - July 23, 2017
    Tues - Fri 7:30 p.m.; Sat 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sun 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.