Plan Your Visit

Get ready for an amazing night!

Our concert venues are located in three unique Des Moines neighborhoods. Make a night of it! Plan ahead with dinner arrangements at one of our favorite nearby dining spots. Learn more below.

Hoyt Sherman Place
1501 Woodland Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
(515) 244-0507

Hoyt Sherman Place

Hoyt Sherman Place is a beautiful 1,252 seat venue located in Historic Sherman Hill.

Parking

Hoyt Sherman Place offers a large parking lot directly east of the theater. There is also ample street parking in the Sherman Hill neighborhood, in the Iowa Methodist parking ramp directly east of Hoyt Sherman Place, as well as the Iowa Methodist surface parking lot located kitty-corner from Hoyt Sherman Place, with access from 15th Street.

Plan Your Visit

Dining near Hoyt Sherman Place.

Sheslow Auditorium
Drake University
Des Moines, IA 50311

Sheslow Auditorium

Sheslow Auditorium is a beautiful recital hall with 776 seats located on Drake University’s campus, just west of the Varsity Theater on 25th Street. Sheslow is physically joined to Old Main, with Sheslow located at the north end of the structure. Entrances are located on the east and west sides of the building.

Parking

Free parking is available on the adjacent streets, and in the large parking lot immediately to the northeast of Sheslow at the corner of Carpenter and 25th St.

Plan Your Visit

Dining near Sheslow Auditorium.

Staplin Performing Arts Center
Valley High School
3650 Woodland Ave.
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Staplin Performing Arts Center

The Staplin Performing Arts Center was dedicated to Dr. Phyllis Staplin, who served as an educator in the West Des Moines Community Schools for 33 years. Located at Valley High School, this beautiful 1,136 seat facility was designed and built with audiences in mind, using state-of-the art equipment and acoustics to keep audiences comfortable and draw them into performances.

  • View the seating chart (coming soon!)

Parking

Free parking is available in parking lots east and north of the venue, accessible from Woodland Avenue.

Plan Your Visit

Dining near Staplin Performing Arts Center.

Experience CMA

Concert tickets & packages that suit you.

From individual concert tickets to season ticket packages, CMA makes it easy for everyone to experience world-class music at great prices. Student discounts are available too!

Tickets & Packages