The Des Moines Civic Center opened on June 10, 1979, to replace the KRNT Theater and welcomed its first audience with a performance from the Des Moines Ballet. Since its opening, the venue has become the cultural center in Des Moines for concerts, lectures, plays, comedy shows and Broadway musicals.
The Des Moines Civic Center ticket office is located at 221 Walnut St., Des Moines, IA 50309, in the city’s downtown neighborhood. It is operated by the Des Moines Performing Arts, which also oversees the Temple Theater.
Fans return to the Des Moines Civic Center each year for the Willis Broadway Series, which brings hit Broadway musicals like Hamilton, The Band’s Visit and Les Misérables to the stage. Des Moines Civic Center tickets are a hot commodity in the city.
The Des Moines Civic Center has a massive eight-section tiered seating theater. The venue holds the capacity to seat 2,744 and gives the perfect view of the stage for any event. The seating is great for large school and community groups. Find the best Des Moines Civic Center tickets by using our dynamic venue map above and secure the best seat today.
Finding event tickets is made easy when you buy them from TicketSmarter. The packed schedule encompasses concerts, musicals and ballet performances. Some of the popular productions include the Masked Singer Live and Hadestown. Fans of the symphony will also see a lot of performances of their liking listed on the calendar. The Des Moines Civic Center has something for everyone to enjoy.
Use the schedule above to find all of the best events playing this year and easily secure your tickets. Don’t miss out on this season’s biggest events.
Ticket prices will fluctuate depending on the event and where your seats are located. On average, the cost to attend a live event at Des Moines Civic Center is $314.31. Seats located in the back of the venue are always the cheapest option and can cost as low as $27.00 a ticket. Premium seating with unobstructed views of the event can go for as high as $920.00 for a seat near the action.
Des Moines Civic Center has 138 exciting live events scheduled.
The Lion King and Moulin Rouge - The Musical are scheduled to come to the Des Moines Civic Center.
The Des Moines Civic Center doors usually open 45 minutes before the event on March 30th, 2023 at 2:00pm. Guests should arrive at the venue 30 - 60 minutes early to find parking near the venue.
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