Easy accessibility with Tacoma's free Light Rail 

Tacoma's vibrant urban core is alive with culture - creativity meets city sophistication in the downtown blocks as visitors enjoy world class glass art, locally brewed craft beer, and quirky storefronts. Connecting these downtown charms is Tacoma's free Link Light Rail. Six conveniently located stops connect the historic Theater District to the transportation hub of the Tacoma Dome station, making it easy to explore downtown attractions or grab a delicious dinner after a productive day of meetings. 
 
We've highlighted unique attractions and dining options for meeting attendees along four stops of the Light Rail. Follow the links below to find dining options, attractions, shopping, and other fun things to do near each of these stations. Explore them all, or find one that best fits your needs! You'll find that attractions are sorted by walking time and distance from the stop, and whether you'll need to head up one of Tacoma's famous hills.
 
Tacoma Link Light Rail Quick Look
  • Trains run every 12 minutes, except for the early mornings and evenings. Service begins at 5:00am and runs until 10:00pm. Check out the schedule for more details.
  • Six stops connecting Tacoma's historic Theater District to the Tacoma Dome transit station. 
  • Cost: Nothing!
  • Operates 365 days-a-year.
  • It does NOT connect with Seattle's light rail. At least, not yet.

South Sound Craft Crawl

Craft beer lovers are in luck! The South Sound Craft Crawl highlights local craft breweries in Pierce County and the South Puget Sound. Visit enough breweries, collect enough stamps, and redeem for a one-of-a-kind souvenir. Eight of these breweries are located along the Light Rail, making it easy to find craft beer no matter where you step off the Link.


 

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Theater District

Get off the Light Rail here for historic buildings and a bustling dining and nightlife scene. Attendees looking for post-meeting drinks will find plenty here, from flaming tropical inspired drinks to a casual but deliciously local craft brew.
 
 

Convention Center

This stop is the closest to the Greater Tacoma Convention Center, and several downtown hotels and meeting spaces, making the gateway from meetings to play conveniently located.
 
 

Union Station

Directly between Tacoma's world class museum district and the bustling University of Washington, this station offers attendees dining options, waterfront access, arts and culture, and a leisurely shopping experience along Pacific Avenue.
 
 

Tacoma Dome

A transportation hub that connects downtown Tacoma to Seattle, Vancouver BC, and Portland, OR. LeMay - America's Car Museum and the Tacoma Dome are both just a few minutes walk from the station. If you're driving to Tacoma, consider parking here and taking the Link downtown. Free public parking is available at this station

 


Want a free copy of the Light Rail map? Download it here!