Theater Policies

  • All guests will be wanded before entering the venue
  • All guests will have their bag searched before entering the venue
  • No overnight camping, lineup begins 8 AM day of show.

The above items are subject to change based on the event.


Washington Music Theater typically opens to the public one hour prior to the event, but this may vary based on the event. (Please note: event start time may be earlier than headlining act start time.)

  • Guests with Disabilities Accessible seating is available for those who need it. For reserved shows, make sure to purchase a designated accessible seat when getting your tickets. For general admission shows, when you arrive at the venue, let the ushers know and they will work to find a seat for you on the accessible seating platform, note that seating is limited. For any questions regarding ADA seating please contact the Box Office at 206-381-7848.


    Service animals are permitted at Washington Music Theater.

    Prohibited Items

    • Animals (Service animals are permitted)
    • Beverages (factory sealed water is permitted)
    • Bottles/Flasks (glass/aluminum/metal)
    • Coolers
    • Drug/Illegal Substances
    • Fireworks/Flares/Smoke Bombs
    • Flammable products
    • Flashlights/Laser Pens
    • Food
    • GoPros or any recording device
    • Inflatables
    • Jewelry with spikes/studs
    • Laptop Computers
    • Large Backpacks
    • Masks (including face bandanas)
    • Pepper Spray
    • Professional Cameras (anything with a detachable lens)
    • Scooters/Skateboards
    • Selfie Sticks
    • Stools or any equipment used to stand on
    • Weapons
    • Whistles/Horns

    Prohibited Items are subject to change based on the event.


    Washington Music Theater prohibits smoking. Smoking and vaping is prohibited in Washington Music Theater and withing 25 feet of entrances and exits. Depending on the show, guests may bring in their smoking materials (including lighters). For all shows, guests MAY NOT use these materials at any time within the theater. Using them is grounds for immediate ejection under Washington State Law.

    Alcohol Policies

    WaMu Theater works hard to promote responsible consumption of alcoholic beverages. Our alcohol policies are listed below.
    • All Guests purchasing alcohol, must present a valid ID (see below), regardless of what age they appear.
    • No alcohol will be sold to Guests who appear intoxicated.
    • There will be a two (2) beer/wine limit, per transaction, at concession stands and portable concessions until alcohol cut, which varies by show.
    • There will be a one (1) spirit limit, per transaction, at concession stands and portable concessions until alcohol cut, which varies by show.
    • Guests passing alcohol to minors will be ejected and subject to arrest.
    • Guests possessing alcohol, who do not have proof of being at least 21 years of age, may be ejected.
    • We reserve the right to refuse the sale of alcohol to any Guest.
    • Alcoholic beverages may not be brought into WaMu Theater. Any attempt to bring alcohol inside will be considered a violation of the Code of Conduct and may result in the Guest being ejected, arrested, or tickets being revoked.

    The following forms of ID are acceptable at WaMu Theater:

  • A Driver’s License — A driver’s license issued by any U.S. state or any Canadian province.
  • A U.S. Military ID — An official U.S. Military ID card, including active duty, reserve, retired, and/or dependent card.
  • A State ID Card - An official state ID card issued by an U.S. state or Canadian province
  • A current, unexpired Official Passport - Issued by any nation.
  • The following forms of ID are NOT acceptable at WaMu Theater:

  • Punched ID’s are NOT acceptable at WaMu Theater.
  • Expired ID’s are NOT acceptable at WaMu Theater.
  • Temporary ID’s are NOT acceptable at WaMu Theater.