Directions & Parking

DES MOINES CIVIC CENTERSTONER THEATERTEMPLE THEATER

DES MOINES CIVIC CENTER
The Civic Center is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Des Moines at Third and Locust Streets.
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Directions
From I-235 Westbound: Take the Third Street exit then travel south approximately six blocks to the Civic Center.

From I-235 Eastbound: Take the 5th Avenue/Third Street exit then travel south approximately six blocks.

Parking
Both garages are connected to the skywalk system. You may also use the Civic Center's valet service when available.

Fourth and Grand Parking Garage: You may enter this parking garage from Grand Avenue, just east of Fourth Street or you may enter the garage from Fourth Street, just north of Locust Street.

Third and Court Parking Garage: You may enter this parking garage directly from Third Street, just south of Walnut Avenue.

Charters and Groups: Police officers stationed at the corner of Third and Locust Streets will direct buses to parking areas with hooded meters near the Civic Center. For many performance dates, buses are parked on the downtown bridges. Your group may be asked to walk the equivalent of 3-4 blocks from where your bus is parked to reach the theater.

Getting To Your Seat
Enter the Stoner Theater on Walnut Street. The ticket window and will call are located at the southwest corner of the building, at the bottom of the Skywalk entrance stairs. See the seating chart for the closest door to your seat.

 

STONER THEATER
The Stoner Theater is located at the Civic Center in the heart of downtown at Third and Locust Streets.
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Directions
From I-235 Westbound: Take the Third Street exit then travel south approximately six blocks to the Civic Center.

From I-235 Eastbound: Take the 5th Avenue/Third Street exit then travel south approximately six blocks.

Parking
Both garages are connected to the skywalk system.

Fourth and Grand Parking Garage: You may enter this parking garage from Grand Avenue, just east of Fourth Street or you may enter the garage from Fourth Street, just north of Locust Street.

Third and Court Parking Garage: You may enter this parking garage directly from Third Street, just south of Walnut Avenue.

Charters and Groups: Police officers stationed at the corner of Third and Locust Streets will direct buses to parking areas with hooded meters near the Civic Center. For many performance dates, buses are parked on the downtown bridges. Your group may be asked to walk the equivalent of 3-4 blocks from where your bus is parked to reach the theater.

Getting To Your Seat
Enter the Stoner Theater on Walnut Street. See the seating chart for the closest theater door to your seat.

 

TEMPLE THEATER
The Temple Theater is located in The Temple for Performing Arts located at Tenth and Locust Streets in downtown's Western Gateway.
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Directions
From I-235 Westbound: Take the Seventh Street exit then travel south approximately six blocks to Grand Avenue. Turn west on Grand Avenue and travel to Tenth Street. Turn south to Locust St.

From I-235 Eastbound: Take the Third Street exit then travel south approximately six blocks to Grand Avenue. Turn west on Grand Avenue and travel to Tenth Street. Turn south to Locust St.

Parking is available on Locust and Tenth Streets as well as the ING Parking Lot after hours.

Charters and Groups
Police officers stationed at the corner of Tenth and Locust Streets will direct buses and marked school vehicles to parking areas with hooded meters near the theater (typically in front of the Nationwide building).

Getting To Your Seat
Enter the theater through the main doors on Locust Street. The ticket windows and will call are located straight back from the main doors, and elevators up to the theater are to the left of ticketing. Once upstairs, the theater is to the right off the elevators.

Des Moines Performing Arts
aspires to be a national leader in presenting the performing arts by engaging the Midwest in world-class entertainment, education, and cultural activities.
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Des Moines Performing Arts is a private 501 (C) (3) not-for-profit corporation presenting the performing arts to Iowa and the surrounding states. It is the presenter of major Broadway and educational touring companies, performers and groups, and is the performing home of many local and regional groups, including the Des Moines Symphony. Events, dates, times, performers and prices subject to change without notice.