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Nationwide Arena

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Great Venue

Went for a Leafs vs Blue Jackets game. Great arena district with lots of choices for food. Was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Caledon, Canada
Nice place

I went to a Hockey game and it is real nice. Food at the concessions was good, but a bit pricey... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beavercreek, Ohio
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The new home of the Columbus Blue Jackets ice hockey team.
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200 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215-2561
+1 614-246-2000
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All reviews blue jackets hockey game club level nice venue great place to see a concert sight lines parking garage great seats food vendors great area within walking distance plenty of parking downtown columbus nhl cannon bluejackets tickets
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a Leafs vs Blue Jackets game. Great arena district with lots of choices for food. Was very easy to enter and sightlines of course were terrific. Surprised at the $13 beer price....but great fans and a wonderful night out. Watch the scoreboard for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Real_Duke_of_Hockley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to a Hockey game and it is real nice. Food at the concessions was good, but a bit pricey. Good thing I ate at Buca de Peppa prior to entering.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is Huge. Every seat is good seat and sound system was good. The Line went fast for checking in. You Go through metal detector witch is good for safety. You can Eat good food and Drink, They have lots of help there on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank picklilly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Benn to arena 5 times always love going there great arena and in a great area, before game and after. Great places to eat and have a few drink's.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brian D
Reviewed 27 October 2018

This place is huge!! We attended for a concert and my only complaint as well as others, is the time they open the door. With a concert starting at 8:00 pm, the doors do not open until 7:00 p.m. and the security process takes so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 3nisse
Reviewed 23 October 2018

First visit to downtown Columbus and Nationwide Arena. Also first time seeing Phil Collins in concert. Very nice venue, laid out sensibly and accessible. Enjoyed our seats in the club level very much. Employees were friendly and helpful. Seats were comfortable and arena was clean....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

We have been here several times to see concerts and have had a great time every time. The staff is friendly and we felt safe here. There are plenty of food vendors with a wide variety.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank blackriverwoman
Reviewed 23 October 2018

It was our first visit to the arena and Columbus area. We attended a concert on a Friday evening which was scheduled to start at 8 pm with no opening act or intermission. Doors opened at 7 pm. Our Uber dropped us off at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Reanna C
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Great venue for a variety of concerts and other events. Parking is convenient, although due to the size, be sure to allow plenty of time for traffic, parking, the walk to the entrance, and the line to have belongings searched.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ST23
Reviewed 14 August 2018

great place to watch the Blue Jackets or rock out to a concert. surrounded by restaurants and bars in the heart of columbus. Always and upbeat area. Drinks and food are expensive but the variety offered is very large

Date of experience: March 2018
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30 November 2018|
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Response from blackriverwoman | Reviewed this property |
Stay at the hilton columbus downtown. It is a little pricey but it is worth it because you can take the walkway to the arena from the vine street parking garage beside the hotel, or you can walk out the front door of the... More
Amanda L
25 April 2018|
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Response from 725gutot | Reviewed this property |
Any gate works well... all of them give you easy access. I would chose by the parking lot that will make your life easier when the show is over. Go to the arena website, look at the gates and parking lots. Normally the... More
Retta S
12 February 2018|
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Response from KatKealy | Reviewed this property |
Goto their website.