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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
Great Service from Staff

Attended funeral for Kent police officer killed in the line of duty. Had to spend the day before... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Everett, Washington
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625 W James St, Kent, WA 98032-4406
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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

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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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

Thank Allen B
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
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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Patrick-Gabriel C
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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.
Kathy B
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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.