TEMPLE FOR PERFORMING ARTS

TEMPLE FOR PERFORMING ARTS


Temple for Performing Arts

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SPACES/COSTS
DETAILS
CONTACT

 

"MARKED AS one of the "most endangered" historic buildings by the National Historical Registry, The Temple For Performing Arts was given new life with renovations completed in October of 2002. Planners, entertainers and promoters can rent facilities such as the Grand Hall, Recital Hall and Performance Hall where receptions, weddings, concerts and meetings can be held. Cutting edge audio-visual facilities, catering and entertainment can all be tailored to one's specific tastes and theme." – Temple for Performing Arts

 

Location
Downtown Des Moines, IA

Capacity
350 seated dinner
425 cocktail style

Cost
$4,000 – $6,500 depending on season
+ catering minimum

Venue Type
Historical Building

Style
Majestic, Romantic, Versatile

Ideal for
Weddings, Banquets, Cocktail Parties, Business Events

 

SPACES & COSTS

Temple for Performing Arts rents out their entire space for events, with prices starting at $4,000. Spaces include a bridal changing room, small ceremony space, and two large rooms.

Click here for specific details, capacity and cost information each space.

 
 

DETAILS

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Alcohol
All alcohol must be purchased through CateringDSM, the venue's exclusive caterer.

Amenities
Temple for Performing Arts provides the following with the cost of rental: 

  • Bridal suite
  • Ceremony location
  • China, silverware, glassware
  • Custom floor plans
  • Dance floor
  • Event insurance
  • Event security
  • Groom's room
  • Linens & napkins
  • Onsite event coordinator
  • Risers
  • Setup & Cleanup
  • Specialty lighting
  • Tables & mahogany Chiavari chairs

Availability
The Temple for Performing Arts is available for rental year-round.

Booking
Clients should book Temple for Performing Arts 10 – 14 months in advance.

Catering
All food and drink must be purchased through CateringDSM. A minimum order applies.

Ceremonies
The Recital Hall is often used as a ceremony space.

 

Costs & Fees
Rental of The Temple for Performing Arts includes all spaces with the rental fee of $4,000 – $6,500. A catering minimum also applies.

Decor
Gum, helium balloons and smoke machines are not permitted. Wall/floor adhesives must be pre-approved. Candles must be encased in a vessel 1" taller than the flame.

Discounts
Reduced pricing is available for off-season and weeknight events depending on availability. Contact the venue for more details.

Duration of Rental
Rental time begins at 8am and ends at 12am pending all-day availability.

Insurance
Event insurance is provided by the venue.

Outdoor Events
Temple for Performing Arts does not have the capability to host outdoor events.

Security
Event security is provided by the venue.

Setup & Cleanup
Renters have access to the venue beginning at 8am the day of the event pending availability. Cleanup of personal items must be completed by 12am.

 
 

CONTACT

To learn more about reserving Temple for Performing Arts for your event, contact:

Mallory Huff
515.508.0829
info@cateringdsm.com

 

Address
1011 Locust St.
Des Moines, IA 50309
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Hours
Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm

Closed on Saturdays  & Sundays

Website
www.templeforperformingarts.com

Social Media
Facebook

Tours
Tours are offered by appointment. 
Contact venue to set up a tour.

 

Location
Temple for Performing Arts is located downtown, near Western Gateway Park.

 
 

Temple for Performing Arts