The Thunderdome


The Thunderdome

Event Info

FREE Water Stations

The Tacoma Dome offers FREE water stations at all EDM events. Guests are welcome to bring in an empty, clear plastic water bottle to Excision and refill at the water stations located throughout the arena. 

EDM Guidelines

Please review the EDM Guidelines to expedite entry into the building.

Ticket Information

Patrons attending must be 18 years of age or older with valid, government issued photo ID.

Getting Here

Let us guide your way! Please follow our recommended routes. For real-time traffic, we suggest using Waze. Parking in Dome lots is $20, opening at 3pm.

Visit our Plan Your Visit page for alternate parking & transportation options.

Safety & Security

Please review the Guidelines & Prohibited Items list for additional information on bag policy, search procedures, and more. Weapons of any kind, including pocket knives, are not allowed. Final approval of any items will be at the discretion of security.

Only bring necessary items to expedite the entry process. If you see something, say something™.

Bag reminder: Only clear plastic bags no larger than 12"x6"x12" will be permitted. A small clutch/purse (not clear) is allowed if it's no larger than 4.5"x6.5" - roughly the size of your hand. Backpacks, regardless of size, are not allowed at Tacoma Dome events. Hydropacks, bladders, camelbacks, etc. are not allowed; however, empty clear plastic bottles are permitted and FREE water stations are available.

Entry Doors

Main doors are scheduled to open at approximately 6pm. Guests can enter at Upper East, Upper SE, and Lower NW entry doors. All patrons must be at least 18 years old and have a valid, government issued photo ID for entry.

Entry Door Map

Lockers & Coat Check

The show will be providing a limited number of charging lockers that may be reserved and paid for ahead of time here.

Coat check will also be available for $10.

Headbanger Helpers

If you are in need of assistance during Thunderdome, the Headbanger Helpers are ready to help. Here to promote safety, respect, and fun, the Headbanger Helpers can assist with security procedures, hydration, and coordinate medical assistance. Just look for the volunteers wearing bright green shirts.

Camera Policy

Non-professional (no detachable lens) cameras are allowed. No video cameras, audio recording devices, GoPros, iPads, selfie sticks, gimbals, or tripods.

Food & Beverage

Concessions will be available for purchase. Free water stations will also be available. Guests can bring in an empty, clear plastic water bottle. 

For guests age 21+, join us at the Tacoma Dome's premiere lounge - The Garage, Fueled by Heritage Distilling Co.

Please note: outside food & beverages are not allowed. Exceptions are made for health-related needs. See the Food and Beverage Policy in our A-Z Guide for more information.

Upcoming Events

Friday | Apr 10, 2020

Billie Eilish


Event Starts 7:00 PM
Wednesday | Apr 15, 2020

Celine Dion


Event Starts 7:30 PM
Apr 18 - 19, 2020

Tacoma Kennel Club

RESCHEDULED to April 24-25, 2021

Thursday | Apr 23, 2020

Five Finger Death Punch

RESCHEDULED to October 18

Event Starts 6:00 PM
Apr 25 - 26, 2020

Tacoma Guitar & Drum Festival

RESCHEDULED to August 15 & 16

Tuesday | Apr 28, 2020

Rage Against the Machine


Event Starts 8:00 PM
Tuesday | May 12, 2020

Tribute to Champions

RESCHEDULED to August 26

Event Starts 5:30 PM
May 16 - 17, 2020

U.S. Junior Olympic National Championships


On Sale TBAMore Info
Sunday | May 24, 2020

James Taylor and His All-Star Band


Event Starts 7:30 PM
Friday | May 29, 2020



Event Starts 7:30 PM
Saturday | May 30, 2020


Event Starts 4:00 PM
Wednesday | June 10, 2020

Bon Jovi

with special guest Bryan Adams

Event Starts 7:30 PM
Saturday | June 27, 2020


Rescheduled to June 27

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Friday | July 10, 2020

Dude Perfect

2020 Tour

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Saturday | July 11, 2020

Ozzy Osbourne - CANCELLED

Event Starts 7:30 PM
Saturday | Aug 1, 2020

The Weeknd

The After Hours Tour

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Tuesday | Aug 18, 2020

Harry Styles

Love On Tour

Sunday | Aug 23, 2020

Janet Jackson

Black Diamond World Tour

Event Starts 8:00 PM
Saturday | Sep 19, 2020

Roger Waters


Event Starts 8:00 PM