Cascadia Grains Conference

Presented by Washington State University Extension

DIRECTIONS & ACCOMMODATIONS

For the 2nd year, the conference will be held at the STAR Center in Tacoma, WA, approximately the center of the coastal Pacific Northwest. The STAR Center boasts a LEED gold certification, excellent conference facilities, and beautiful views of Mount Rainer (on a clear day of course)! Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact Lucas Patzek or call 360-867-2151.

STAR Center, Metro Parks Tacoma
3873 S. 66th St., Tacoma, WA  98409
(253) 404-3939

GETTING THERE:

Driving: The STAR Center is conveniently located a few miles off of I-5 between exits 129 (S. 74th Street) and 130 (s. 56th Street) and Rt. 16.  The STAR Center parking lot is free for all conference participants.

Public Transit (Bus or Train): The STAR Center is on Pierce Transit bus route #53 and is 1/2 mile from the South Tacoma Sounder Station. If arriving from outside of the area The Sounder and Pierce Transit can be accessed from both Sea-Tac Airport and the Tacoma (TAC) stop on Amtrak. Visit the Sound Transit site to plan your public transit trip.

Car Charging Station: Drive your electric car to STAR Center, as priority parking spaces with charging stations are available.

Carpool: If you are interested in carpooling (either providing a ride for others in your area OR joining a car) please tell us your preference when you register for the conference. The conference staff will put you in touch with others in your region. Thank  you!


ACCOMMODATIONS:

There are no hotel accommodations next to the STAR Center. Therefore, the conference planners recommend staying in and around downtown Tacoma. Here are a few suggestions:

  1. Courtyard Tacoma Downtown
    1515 Commerce St, Tacoma, WA
    (253) 591-9100
  2. Hotel Murano
    1320 Broadway, Tacoma, WA
    (253) 238-8000
  3. Best Western Plus, Tacoma Dome
    2611 East E Street, Tacoma, WA ‎
    (253) 272-7737
  4. Holiday Inn Express, Tacoma
    8601 S Hosmer St, Tacoma, WA
    (253) 539-2020
  5. Days Inn Tacoma Mall
    6802 Tacoma Mall Blvd, Tacoma, WA ‎
    (253) 475-5900
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