From St. Petersburg:
Take I-275 North to Exit 44. Take a left on Jackson and then a right on Morgan, and continue to Channelside Dr.
From Clearwater, Largo, Palm Harbor, Tarpon Springs, or Oldsmar:
Take SR-60 to I-275 North. Get off at Exit 44, then take a left on Jackson, a right on Morgan, and continue to Channelside Dr.
From Citrus Park, Town & Country, Pasco County, or Spring Hill:
Take Veterans Expressway to I-275. Head north on 275 to Exit 42. Take a right on Armenia Ave. to Platt St., then a left on Platt. Platt turns into Channelside Dr.
From North Tampa, Ocala, Gainesville, Land O Lakes, or Zephyrhills:
Take I-275 South to Exit 45A, then head south on Jefferson to Whiting St. Take a right on Whiting St. to Morgan, then a left on Morgan, and continue to Channelside Dr.
From Orlando, Lakeland, Plant City, Daytona, Jacksonville, or Polk County:
Take I-4 West to I-275 South to Exit 45A. Head south on Jefferson, take a right on Whiting St., and a left on Morgan. Continue to Channelside Dr.
From Bradenton, Sarasota, Venice, Ft Myers, Ft Lauderdale, Miami, Naples, or Port Charlotte:
Take I-75 North to SR-60 Exit 257 toward Brandon, and merge onto SR-60 on the left towards Tampa. SR-60 turns into Channelside Dr.
From the LeeRoy Selmon (Crosstown) Expressway:
Coming from the west, take I-75 North to Exit 256 (LeeRoy Selmon Expressway). Take Exit 6-B and at the end of ramp head east on Channelside Dr. Coming from the east, get off at Exit 9 and turn right onto 22nd St. Turn left onto Adamo Dr. and, at the traffic light under the overpass, follow the left curve (Adamo Dr. becomes Channelside Dr.).
A cab stand is located a block west of the arena between the Marriott Waterside and the Embassy Suites Hotel. When Channelside Dr. is opened after an event, guests can find cabs in the Paradise Limousine 15-Minute Circle.
Children under 2 usually don't need a ticket but do need to sit on a parent/guardian's lap.
Fans should conduct themselves responsibly and in a manner befitting a family-friendly environment. That means no interference with the event or athletes, no foul language or gestures, no fighting or throwing objects, and, generally, no interfering with the game. Guests should also not engage in unauthorized commercial activities while at the arena. Fans who don't follow these rules may be removed from the building.
ATMs are located at Sections 104, 112, 126, 204, and 312.
Small personal bags are allowed inside the arena, but large bags, backpacks, and wrapped packages are not.
Guests can bring still cameras with lenses smaller than 6" to hockey and arena football games. For other events, the camera policy varies, though detachable-lens cameras are prohibited at all concerts. No recording devices or camera bags are allowed.
First aid rooms are located across from Section 112 and Section 312.
Outside food and drink is not allowed in the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Call 813.301.6545 for more information.
Doors usually open for Tampa Bay Lightning and Storm games 1.5 hours before the start (club and suite guests are allowed inside 2 hours before the start).
Guest services is on the main concourse across from Section 101.
To find a lost item head to guest services across from Section 101 or call 813.301.6502 during regular business hours.
It's best to leave the following items at home:
The Tampa Bay Times Forum seats 19,500 for hockey, 10,500 for Arena Football, 13,044 for an End Stage concert, and 9,953 for a Half House concert.
Signs are fine, so long as they're poster-size or smaller, handheld, and appropriate. Large banners or signs are not permitted, and neither are signs on poles or sticks.
Guests can smoke only in the designated smoking areas outside.
Tours are available. Call 813.301.6600 for details.
Will call is at the McDonald's Ticket Office and is open when the ticket office is. Guests need a photo ID to pick up their tickets.