31611 20th Ave South
Federal Way, WA 98003
Phone: (253) 941-6000
Fax: (253) 941-9500
Named after the generous Knutzen family, the Knutzen Family Theatre is a perfect place for meetings, seminars, events and theater. It has a unique setting, there is no stage as such. It has state-of-the-art equipment for sound and lighting and a rehearsal space that seats 70. The theater seats 234 and has shown plays, musicals, music performers etc. This theater has been created to make art and culture accessible to all.
The 22917 sq.ft. gymnasium located in Highline Community College has a seating capacity of 1300 and is a major venue for college sports. Managed and maintained by the college, the center is known as the High line Pavilion. The sporting facility has basketball and volleyball courts and also features an 8 lane athletics track, soccer and softball fields and outdoor tennis courts. In addition to this, it has a locker facility and a multi-purpose room. The venue is also available for events and you need to get in touch with the Athletics director to book space.
This riverboat casino offers true Vegas-style entertainment. The Emerald Queen features over 850 slot machines, table games, card tournaments and several bars and restaurants. Be sure to catch one of the Emerald Queen's comedy shows or other special entertainment.
Strap on some skates and hop on the ice! Whether you're a beginner or an expert, you're bound to have a fun time on the ice rink. Visit during a Friday or Saturday night and skate while listening to a live DJ. The ice rink is rather chilly, so make sure you dress in layers so that you won't be cold while sipping hot chocolate and while taking a break or too hot when you're on the rink trying to master skating backwards. If you're not in the mood for this winter sport then buy 20 pitches and work on your swing at their bating cage or pay for a round of golf on their miniature golf course. Kent Valley Ice Centre prides itself on being one of the best family activities in Washington!
ShoWare Center plays the perfect host for a variety of events in Kent. This multi-purpose arena with a capacity of 6,500 hosts events from meetings, business conferences to concerts, sporting events and so on. The center has been well furnished with comfortable seats and private spaces and a fine decor. Many community events, leagues and games, family and recreational programs are also held here.
At this casino you will feel like you are on the Mississippi in the 1800s. Located on an authentic riverboat and operated by the Puyallup Tribe, this elegant casino has a staff dressed in period garb and antiques located throughout the boat to help transport you back in time. Step aboard and try your luck. Events are frequently held here as well, which just makes Queens a more fun place to be at. The casino also features frequent live entertainment for which tickets are required. Want to celebrate your birthday or a special event? Do it at the Casino and have an experience you won't forget. Please call ahead for visiting hours.
A multipurpose venue, Tacoma Sports Arena is famous for live music performances in the city. 'James Brown and the Fabulous Flames', 'Sonics', 'Three Dog Night' and 'Ice' are some of the bands that have given fabulous performances at this venue. Located near Tacoma Junction, this is quite the place to keep an eye out for!
Various public events are held at the Stadium Bowl housed in the campus of the Stadium High School. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the venue hosts many sports events held by the schools and colleges of the city. Known for its great architecture, it is the pride of Stadium High School.
Temple Theater Ballroom is housed in the Landmark Catering and Convention Center which is located in the Stadium District of Tacoma. The venue has a very elegant decor and hence, has proved to be perfect for theatrical performances, wedding receptions, corporate events and local award nights. This venue has a seating capacity of 600 in cabaret style and 1400 in theater style and a full catering service. There are event planners to assist in hosting special events at the Temple theater ballroom.
Tacoma's premiere symphony orchestra that provides quality classical music and pops concerts year round.
This regional professional orchestra is one the Northwest's finest chamber orchestras. Concerts that are rich in beauty and variety are performed at the Rialto Theater in Tacoma and the Lagerquist Hall at Pacific Lutheran University.
Tacoma Opera produces opera in all its guises, with an audience that streches from Oregon to British Columbia and a pool of artists that includes local Northwest performers and principal artists from across the country.