The Washington State Fair Events Center is located on the grounds of the Washington State Fair. The fairgrounds first opened in 1900, and the fair has grown in popularity and size each year since. The Events Center hosts various concerts and expositions throughout the year. The grandstand boasts a great sound system, and it has become one of the most popular outdoor venues in the greater Seattle and Tacoma areas. Over the years, the Events Center concert management has booked an impressive list of stars, including Fall Out Boy, Macklemore and Earth, Wind and Fire. Popular performers at the Events Center include Billy Idol, Foreigner and Keith Urban. You can find the best Washington State Fair Events Center tickets at StubHub.
What is the Washington State Fair Events Center seating capacity?
The seating capacity for the Washington State Fair Events Center is more than 10,000. The seats include a mix of ground level, stadium and premium box choices. The exact configuration changes with the type of event you are seeing. For concerts, ground level seating is available down in front, but for rodeos, the ground level seating area is where the rodeo events are held.
Where are the best seats at the Washington State Fair Events Center located?
If you're attending a concert, the seats at the ground level closest to the stage are the best. The seats that are in sections Gold E and Gold D have the best head-on sight lines for the stage. The views from anywhere in the stadium grandstand are excellent.
Is the Washington State Fair Events Center accessible by public transportation?
Yes, the Washington State Fair Special Events Center is accessible by public transportation. During the fair itself, you can take the Sounder train, Perce Transit's Fair Express bus, Starline Express or the Rally Bus. Pierce Transit's Puyallup Connector Route 425 bus and the Sound Transit Express bus route 478 operates year round.
What is the Washington State Fair Events Center parking situation?
There are plenty of general admission parking lots and two reserved parking areas that can be used for the Washington State Fair Events Center. You will need to pay a parking fee. The closest parking lots to the Events Center are the Gold and Red lots.
Is the Washington State Fair Events Center wheelchair-friendly?
The Washington State Fair Special events Center is wheelchair-friendly and accessible. You can get reserved accessible seats that have great sight lines to the stage, but if they aren't reserved before an event, they're available for anyone to purchase.
What food and drink items are available at the Washington State Fair Events Center?
There is plenty of fair-style food to be had throughout the grounds of the fair itself. You can bring in outside, but not alcoholic, beverages, but don't bring them in coolers.
Can I bring my children to the Washington State Fair Events Center?
Children are welcome to attend the Washington State Fair Events Center events. Each child 2 years old and above must have their own paid ticket. Children younger than 2 years old may enter for free, but they must sit on a guardian's lap.Back to Top
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