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ShoWare Center

625 W James St, Kent, WA 98032-4406
+1 253-856-6777
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See the Mist

Nice arena with plenty of free parking. We easily found our seats and it was clean. Great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ClintonUSA
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Hillsboro, Oregon
via mobile
Great Fun Hockey Venue

We went here for the first time for a Thundetbirds hockey game. We definitely will go back. The... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
GrandmaM59
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Kent, Washington
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good42%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
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“hockey game” (9 reviews)
“free parking” (4 reviews)
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625 W James St, Kent, WA 98032-4406
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+1 253-856-6777
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank ClintonUSA
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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.

Thank GrandmaM59
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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

Thank David A
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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

Thank jrh825
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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.

Thank Terri S
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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

Thank Allen B
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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.

Thank B5439RMterryl
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Nice sports center but customer service of the staff working here is terrible. Recently was here to watch the Seatle Thunderbirds play and misplaced my tickets after we got into the center. I am pretty sure I accidentally threw the ticket stubs away when I...More

1  Thank Nicholas G
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

It is wonderful to have this venue in Kent! Hockey games without battling Seattle traffic, or paying extortionate parking fees! A winning hockey team doesn't hurt, either! This is our preferred arena.

Thank frogs2step
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Nice intimate venue for a hockey game, concert or graduation. It's large enough but not too large. If you go for a hockey game on a Tuesday you can get beer, hotdogs and popcorn I think it is for $2. Not a bad seat in...More

1  Thank Decemberborn
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Patrick-Gabriel C
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.
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Kathy B
10 November 2016|
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Response from Sharon B | Reviewed this property |
excellent choices of Italian (Mama Sortino-sp?), Thai, the Ram, Panera, Duke's Seafood, and Mexican. All are across James St (240th) in Kent Station - a very short walk.
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