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Tampa Bay Times Forum Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay Times Forum Tampa Bay Lightning Tickets

401 Channelside Drive,  TampaFL  33602

Venue Information

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Venue Details


- Take I-275 North to Exit 44 (Ashley Drive) to Jackson
- Left on Jackson to Morgan
- Right on Morgan to Channelside Drive

- Take SR 60 (Gulf to Bay/Courtney Campbell) to I-275
- North on I-275 to Exit 44 (Ashley Drive) to Jackson
- Left on Jackson to Morgan
- Right on Morgan to Channelside Drive

- Take Veterans Expressway (SR 589) South to I-275
- Take exit 42 (Armenia Avenue)
- Go south on Armenia Avenue to Platt Street
- Go left on Platt
- Platt turns into Channelside Drive

- Take I-275 South to Exit 45A (Downtown East)
- Go south on Jefferson to Whiting Street
- Right on Whiting Street to Morgan
- Left on Morgan to Channelside Drive

- Take I-4 West to I-275 South
- Take Exit 45A (Downtown East)
- Go south on Jefferson to Whiting Street
- Right on Whiting Street to Morgan
- Left on Morgan to Channelside Drive

Take I-75 North to Exit 50 Lee Roy Selmon Expressway (TOLL)
- West on Lee Roy Selmon Expressway to Exit 8 (Downtown East)
- Right on Kennedy Blvd to Morgan
- Left on Morgan to Channelside Drive

- Take SR 60 (Adamo Drive) West to Channelside Drive
- Go south on Channelside Drive


Parking prices vary per event. Purchase your parking in advance on or visit For more information, please visit or call the McDonald's Ticket Office at Tampa Bay Times Forum at (813) 301-2500.

Box Office Numbers

McDonald's Ticket Office
9:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday
9:00am-2:00pm Saturday
Day of Event: hours vary with event time. Please call (813) 301-2500 for specifics.

Box Office Hours

(813) 301-2500 McDonald's Ticket Office
(813) 301-6700 Accessible Seating Line
(813) 301-6600 Tampa Bay Lightning/Tampa Bay Storm

Types of Payment Accepted

Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover

Will Call

Location: McDonald's Ticket Office at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, west side of the building
Open: normal Ticket Office hours on all event days
Customer must present the actual credit card used for the purchase, a photo ID and Ticketmaster account order number in order to receive tickets.

For complete Tampa Bay Times Forum Ticket Terms & Conditions, please visit

Accessible Seating

This is an accessible venue. For hearing and sight impaired seating please call (813) 301-6700.
- Wheelchair transportation available
- Sign language interpreters available with advance request
- Service animals welcome
- Drop off circle available along North end of building (Channelside Drive)
-Personal sound enhancement receivers available

For additional information, please visit

General Rules

Items NOT Allowed:
- no bags
- no backpacks
- no camera bags
- no binocular bags
- no video recording devices
- no audio recording devices
- no laser pointers
- no weapons of any kind
- no bottles
- no cans
- no containers
- no sharp objects
- no sticks
- no poles
- no fireworks
- no pepper spray
- no mace
- no food or beverage
- no drugs
- no controlled substances

Items Allowed:
- purses
- diaper bags
- binoculars
- baby bottles and formula

NOTE: All items are subject to search

** In order to enhance the safety of patrons attending events at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, persons purchasing tickets should be aware that as a condition to entry that they may be subject to a security search, including a reasonable pat-down search in some circumstances, and that the purchasing of tickets will constitute a consent to such search.

Smoking Policy:
This is a NO smoking venue. Smoking Terraces are located outside of the venue.

Children Rules

For most events, including hockey and arena football,: Kids 0-23 months are free unless otherwise noted. If child has reached their 2nd birthday, they must have a ticket to enter. Children’s policy may vary on some shows, like Disney on Ice, Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey. Contact the ticket office for more information.


Dining Options
The Tampa Bay Times Forum has a variety of concession stands located throughout the venue.

Before a game or an event, visit the Firestick Grill. Firestick Grill offers an upscale buffet menu for each event. Menu items will vary from show to show. Purchase your dinner reservation in advance on or by calling 813-301-6926.

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