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Great place for hockey

Went to my first hockey game at ShoWare Center. Parking lot was close and had easy access. The line... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Kent, Washington
fun place to see hockey.

Great fun to watch hockey (Our own Thunderbirds now Chapions).The staff are always ready to help... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Auburn, Washington
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625 W James St, Kent, WA 98032-4406
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All reviews hockey game across the street free parking event center a lot of fun great night no bad seats seattle traffic easy access parking lot kent station games arena thunderbirds ice concert venue
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Went to my first hockey game at ShoWare Center. Parking lot was close and had easy access. The line to get in moved rather quickly and finding my way around was a breeze. Sections, etc are well marked. It's a great place to watch hockey....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank geribug1
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Great fun to watch hockey (Our own Thunderbirds now Chapions).The staff are always ready to help but don't allow any rowdiness so you can hoot and holler, or boo and hiss all you want. Great for kids because of this. The refreshments are generous and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rd3cornish
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Attended funeral for Kent police officer killed in the line of duty. Had to spend the day before and most of the day of the service at the venue due to husband's honor guard duties. All those hours at the center allowed us to witness...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank S H
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Nice arena with plenty of free parking. We easily found our seats and it was clean. Great concessions. I do recommend this area for sporting events.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank ClintonUSA
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We went here for the first time for a Thundetbirds hockey game. We definitely will go back. The venue is clean and comfortable. The fans were enthusiastic and we had a great night out.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank GrandmaM59
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We went to see a Seattle Thunderbirds WHL Hockey game vs. my home town Tri Cities Americans. It was a great game and the stadium and everything was nice. Needs more food choices but overall was nice. They have a small Fan Shop to purchase...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank David A
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Good new small arena with excellent sight lines from any seat to the hockey rink. Nice seats and acoustics. The only problem here is parking ... the on-site lot is small and fills quickly. The nearby park-and-ride lot is fine but arrive at least 45...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jrh825
Reviewed 9 January 2018

What a fun venue for Hockey! The Thunderbirds provide a great hockey experience! Plus add Showare Center, great small venue with not a bad seat in the arena. The staff is extremely nice and helpful.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Terri S
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

This is my third time here and still excellent event center There is plenty of parking if you arrive early No real problem leaving after event, there is traffic but not horrible

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank allenb2020
Reviewed 9 November 2017

ShoWare Center is our favorite venue for the family, modern facility with free parking, can't beat that. I wish they had more shows and attractions.

Date of experience: January 2017
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3 November 2018|
Response from ClintonUSA | Reviewed this property |
Yes you should wear warm clothes
3 November 2018|
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Response from geribug1 | Reviewed this property |
I expected it to be cold so I wore a sweater under my jacket. I ended up taking both off before long.
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27 October 2017|
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Response from WanderingAS | Reviewed this property |
While we walked from our hotel, the center itself has some parking, there is plenty of street parking and I believe there was a parking structure near by since the facility is near the mall.