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Des Moines Civic Center

  • Region: Downtown
  • 221 Walnut Street
  • Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Phone: (515) 246-2300
Overview
Amenities
Meeting Facilities
Events
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  • 2016-2017 season:
  • Jason Robert Brown in Concert - October 14-15, 2016
  • Rent - November 25-27, 2016
  • Mamma Mia - January 17-22, 2017
  • The Sound of Music - February 7-12, 2017
  • Kirstin Chenoweth in Concert - February 25, 2017
  • Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles - March 12, 2017
  • Jersey Boys - March 14-19, 2017
  • Fun Home - April 4-9, 2017
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - May 16-21, 2017
  • An American in Paris - July 18-23, 2017

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
  • Largest Room 1375
  • 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

Des Moines Symphony Masterworks 2: Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake

  • October 21, 2017 - October 22, 2017
    Sat starting at 7:30 p.m.; Sun starting at 2:30 p.m.

The Naked Magicians

  • October 20, 2017 - October 22, 2017
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Travis Wall's Shaping Sound

  • October 26, 2017
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

The Color Purple

  • October 31, 2017 - November 5, 2017
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Ruth Moody Band

  • November 3, 2017
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Des Moines Symphony Pops: The Music of Queen

  • November 11, 2017
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Des Moines Symphony Masterworks 3: Ritual Fire Dance

  • November 18, 2017 - November 19, 2017
    Sat 7:30 p.m.; Sun 2:30 p.m.

Comedy XPeriment presents Stuffed 2017

  • November 24, 2017
    From: 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM

Gatlin Brothers Hits & Christmas Show

  • November 24, 2017
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Brain Candy live w/Adam Savage & Michael Stevens

  • December 2, 2017
    From: 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM

"Waitress" - Willis Broadway Series

  • December 5, 2017 - December 10, 2017
    December 5 - 8: 7:30pm; December 9: 2pm & 7:30pm; December 10: 1pm & 6:30pm

A Charlie Brown Christmas

  • December 12, 2017
    From: 06:30 PM to 09:00 PM

Comedy Xperiment New Year's Even Extravaganza

  • December 31, 2017
    From: 10:00 PM to 12:00 AM

New Year's Eve Pops: The Classic Hits of Motown

  • December 31, 2017
    From: 08:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

  • January 24, 2018
    Begins 7:30 p.m.

STOMP

  • January 26, 2018 - January 28, 2018
    Fri 7:30 p.m.; Sat 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.; Sun 1 p.m.

Harry Potter & The Sorcerer's Stone in Concert

  • February 2, 2018 - February 3, 2018
    From: 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Des Moines Symphony's Masterworks 4: Stravinsky's Petrouchka

  • February 10, 2018
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Masterworks 4: Stravinsky's Petrouchka

  • February 11, 2018
    From: 02:30 PM to 05:00 PM

Comedy Xperiment presents Heart Burn 2017

  • February 14, 2018
    From: 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM

"On Your Feet!" - Willis Broadway Series

  • February 20, 2018 - February 25, 2018
    Feb. 20 - 23: 7:30pm; Feb. 24: 2pm & 7:30pm; Feb. 25: 1pm & 6:30pm

Daniel O'Donnell

  • March 4, 2018
    From: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM

CHICAGO

  • March 9, 2018 - March 11, 2018
    Fri 7:30 p.m.; Sat 2 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Sun 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Comedy Xperiment: Are Ya Feelin' Lucky?

  • March 16, 2018 - March 17, 2018
    From: 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM

Masterworks 5: Beethoven 7- Apotheosis of the Dance

  • March 24, 2018
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Masterworks 5: Beethoven 7- Apotheosis of the Dance

  • March 25, 2018
    From: 02:30 PM to 05:00 PM

"The Humans" - Willis Broadway Series

  • April 3, 2018 - April 8, 2018
    April 3-6: 7:30pm; April 7: 2pm & 7:30pm; April 8: 1pm & 6:30pm

Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic

  • April 14, 2018
    Begins at 1 p.m.

Les Misérables

  • April 17, 2018 - April 22, 2018
    Tues- Fri 7:30 p.m.; Sat 2 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Sun 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Comedy Xperiment: Prom 2018

  • April 20, 2018 - April 21, 2018
    From: 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM

Masterwork 6: Beyond the Score- Elgar's Enigma Variations

  • April 28, 2018
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Masterwork 6: Beyond the Score- Elgar's Enigma Variations

  • April 29, 2018
    From: 02:30 PM to 05:00 PM

Comedy Xperiment: Getting Old in 2018

  • May 4, 2018 - May 5, 2018
    From: 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM

Tetris

  • May 12, 2018
    Begins at 1 p.m.

Johnny Mathis/The Voice of Romance Tour

  • May 13, 2018
    Starting at 7pm

Masterworks 7: Season Finale- Rhapsody in Blue

  • May 19, 2018
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Masterworks 7: Season Finale- Rhapsody in Blue

  • May 20, 2018
    From: 02:30 PM to 05:00 PM

Hamilton

  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until July 15, 2018
    Times vary - select date to determine time