Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center


The Performing Arts and Event Center opened August of 2017 as the premier South King County center for arts and entertainment. The 716-seat, two-tiered theatre hosts a variety of national performers, community events and education programs for all ages. Located just 20 minutes south of SeaTac, the venue is perfect for business, educational, and private events including full-service trade shows, corporate trainings, conventions, meetings, and banquets.

Courtesy of PAEC

*In following with state and local recommendations the PAEC is now open for events at 100% capacity, with masks required for all guests and staff members, including those who are vaccinated. Everybody entering the facility are required to show proof of full vaccination status, or a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of show time, including staff, talent, contractors, and guests. The PAEC will continue to adhere to applicable COVID-19 guidelines and requirements as determined by King County, Washington State, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


The Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center (or PAEC) is located at 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way South in Federal Way, 98003. Across from S 316th Street from Town Square Park and across S 314th Street.

The PAEC provides ample parking, including ADA and Low Emissions vehicle spaces, within the parking lot. Additional parking is available within the Hillside Plaza Shopping Center or at the Federal Way Transit Center (on weekends).