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Saturday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Tickets will also be available for purchase day of show at the Tacoma Dome Box Office

Students and Military: $10 at the Box Office with valid school or military I.D. 

Day of Show Information

The Tacoma Guitar Festival will feature over 150 exhibit style booths, guitar workshops led by industry experts, live performances by well-known guitarists, guitar personality meet n’ greets and a festival atmosphere. Come to buy, trade or sell vintage, used and new guitars, amps, pedals, mandos, banjos, ukes, vinyl records, guitar accessories and more!

FREE parking in Tacoma Dome lots, courtesy of the Tacoma Guitar Festival. For more information and directions, please visit our Parking & Directions page.

Live Performances


Doors open: 9:30 AM

Trevor Gordon Hall: 10:00 AM

David Ellefson from Megadeth: 11:05 AM

John 5 and The Creatures: 12:25 PM

Paul Reed Smith: 1:55 PM

Will McFarlane: 3:40 PM 


Doors open: 10:00 AM

Will McFarlane: 10:30 AM

Trevor Gordon Hall: 11:50 AM

Carl Tosten: 1:20 PM


David Ellefson from Megadeth:

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From humble farm roots in Jackson, MN, David Ellefson went on to become the bassist and co-founder of Grammy Award-Winning Thrash Metal titans, MEGADETH...Read Full Bio

John 5 and The Creatures:

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In 2006, John found himself torn between his new band and a chance to meet with Rob Zombie...Read Full Bio

Paul Reed Smith

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The road from my workshop in a historic, haunted Annapolis garret to a state-of-the-art factory was a tough one... Read Full Bio

Trevor Gordon Hall: 

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Rated one of the top 30 guitarists in the world under 30 years old by Acoustic Guitar Magazine, Trevor Gordon Hall is an instrumentalist whose compositions range in style from edgy driving rhythms to soft melodic phrases...Read Full Bio.

Will McFarlane: 

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Will McFarlane spent six years playing guitar with Bonnie Raitt from 1974 to 1980...Read Full Bio


Carl Tosten: 


Carl Tosten has a passion for guitars that began when his father bought him his first guitar at age 11. From his early years in a small town in Eastern Washington...Read Full Bio

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