Getting Here


DRIVINGPUBLIC TRANSIT - BIKEAREA MAP - PARKING MAP

ShoWare Center
625 West James Street
Kent, WA 98032

PRINTABLE DIRECTIONS

Driving

From Seattle: Take I-5 south, exit 149 (Kent/Des Moines Road) turn left (east) on Kent/Des Moines Road. Follow Kent/Des Moines Road east as it becomes Willis Street.  Turn left onto 4th Avenue.  From 4th Avenue, turn left on James Street; ShoWare Center will be on your right.

From Tacoma: Take I-5 north, exit 149A (Kent/Des Moines Road) turn right (east) on Kent/Des Moines Road. Follow Kent/Des Moines Road east as it becomes Willis Street. Turn left onto 4th Avenue. From 4th Avenue, turn left on James Street; ShoWare Center will be on your right.

From Bellevue/Renton: Take SR 167 (Valley Freeway) southbound, exit Willis Street. Turn left onto Willis Street, and then turn left onto 4th Avenue.  From 4th Avenue, turn left on James Street; ShoWare Center will be on your right.

From North Bend: Take I-90 westbound to SR 18. Follow SR 18 to the Covington Exit. Turn right onto Kent-Kangley Road. Follow Kent-Kangley Road and turn left onto SE 256th Street. Continue down the hill which changes into Smith Street. Turn right onto 4th Avenue. From 4th Avenue, turn left on James Street; ShoWare Center will be on your right.

From Puyallup and Auburn: Take SR 167 (Valley Freeway) northbound, exit Willis Street. Turn right onto Willis Street, and then turn left onto 4th Avenue. From 4th Avenue, turn left on James Street; ShoWare Center will be on your right.

HELPFUL TIP FOR MAJOR EVENTS

From 4th Avenue, turn left on Smith Street (prior to James Street) to access the James Street Park & Ride lot (first right after the railroad tracks).

 


Public Transit

Avoid parking hassles and traffic on your way to ShoWare Center and ride Sound Transit

Fans, did you know that ShoWare Center is just a five-minute walk from buses and trains at Kent Station?  Sounder train’s south line serves the station during peak travel times. ST Express route 566 makes frequent trips to Kent Station from Auburn, Renton and Bellevue.

To plan your journey on mass transit using the Regional Trip Planner, click here and enter ShoWare Center as your destination.

For more information, visit King County Metro or Sound Transit.


 

Bike

ShoWare Center has 50 bike racks for our pedaling patrons. Located next to the Interurban Trail and just minutes from the Green River Trail, there are many off-road ways to get to ShoWare Center.

For more information, visit www.metrokc.gov/parks/trails/maps.html.

 


Area Map


Parking Map

ShoWare Center features FREE parking onsite, and in several lots within close walking distance.

Accessible parking is available in both the east and west parking areas at ShoWare Center. Guests who have state-issued placards are permitted to park in spots identified as reserved for accessible guests.

All free onsite parking is on a first come, first served basis; ShoWare Center offers plenty of parking close by should our onsite lot become full (see map below).

Attention Fans:
If you plan to visit Kent Station before or after the game, please park at ShoWare Center (or one of the many free lots in the map below) then enjoy Kent Station's wonderful dining and shopping.

 

 


Parking at ShoWare Center is always the same price. It's free.

ShoWare Center is just 20 minutes from Seattle, Bellevue or Tacoma - and once you get here, we won't charge you for parking. 

You can also choose from a variety of mass transit options, or use one of the close, convenient bike routes.