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Tacoma Venues & Events

The City of Tacoma enhances quality of life for the community and drives economic vitality through its premier venues and diverse entertainment opportunities, arts and special events. Tacoma Venues & Events manages renowned venues which include the Tacoma Dome, one of the world’s largest wood domed structures with flexible seating configurations ranging from 5,000-23,000; the Greater Tacoma Convention Center, artful and modern with its trademark glass walls and 119,000 square feet of event space; Cheney Stadium, home of the Tacoma Rainiers; and Tacoma Arts Live's historic Pantages and Rialto Theaters, and Theatre on the Square. The department also includes the Office of Arts & Cultural Vitality and Special Events. Collaboration with Travel Tacoma generates events and economic impact for the region. 

Greater Tacoma Convention Center 1500 Commerce Street
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 830-6601
The Greater Tacoma Convention Center offers 119,000 square feet of modern space that can be customized for events from gala banquets to consumer shows. The facility is conveniently located near I-5, within walking distance to three premium hotels and is only 20 miles from Sea-Tac International Airport. The adjoining Marriott Convention Center hotel, a four-star, 304 room luxury hotel is under construction now. 

Tacoma Dome 2727 East D Street
Tacoma, WA 98421
(253) 272-3663
The Tacoma Dome, built in 1983, is a prominent feature of the Tacoma skyline and an iconic venue for concerts, sporting events and entertainment of all sorts. With flexible seating configurations and great acoustics, the Dome is a versatile venue for any public gathering.

Cheney Stadium 2502 South Tyler Street
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 752-7707
Cheney Stadium is home to the Tacoma Rainiers, the AAA affiliate of the Seattle Mariners. With a steep seating pitch for each of the stadium's 9,600 seats, Cheney Stadium offers each fan an outstanding view of the action on the field.

Tacoma Arts Live
Pantages Theater
901 Broadway
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 591-5890
Built in 1918, the Pantages theater is a restored Vaudeville house and is the anchor venue for the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts. The Pantages hosts ballets, musicals, plays and concerts before a maximum audience of nearly 1,200.

Rialto Theater310 South 9th Street
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 591-5890
The Rialto Theater is another historic musical venue in downtown Tacoma, originally serving as an art-deco movie house. The Rialto was thoroughly renovated in 1990 and is an intimate venue well-suited for plays and musicals.

Theatre on the Square
901 Broadway
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 591-5890
The Theatre on the Square is an intimate, contemporary theater space appointed for plays, musicals, and theater entertainment. Its unique architecture and visual flair make it a staple of the downtown landscape.
Kim Bedier
Tacoma Venues & Events, Director

Tacoma Dome
Tom Alexander
Booking Manager
(253) 272-3663
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Event Info Hotline
(253) 572-3663
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Greater Tacoma Convention Center

(253) 830-6601

Jon Houg
Tacoma Venues & Events, Deputy Director
(253) 830-6601

Inquiries and Scheduling
(253) 830-6609
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