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The Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center

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Not the best acoustics but a fun place to see a good show.

Been here a few times. The latest was for a Dave Mathews Band concert. You’re not going to get the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Columbus, Oh
Great In Every Sense!

The Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center is a great arena venue, whether it be for... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Saint Paris, Ohio
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here a few times. The latest was for a Dave Mathews Band concert. You’re not going to get the best sound at a multi-purpose arena but it sounded pretty good. Getting in and out was pretty easy. Seats were comfortable. Beers were at Disney...More

Thank UsuallyNotGrumpy
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Had samples of their different foods they serve. Nachos stale. Sandwiches blah. Pork rinds and Salsa not so good. Corn cob hunk cold. This was a kick off day. Maybe good better during events

Thank Foodmomma3
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

The Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center is a great arena venue, whether it be for sporting events or concerts. It is clear that a lot of forethought went into planning this venue, and the day-to-day operations usually run extremely smoothly. Very good!...More

1  Thank TheUnbeatenPath
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We went to see Jeff Dunham and his little friends. He was great. I thought when I bought floor seats that I had hit the "mother load" of ideal seats for this event. Dead cent, about half way back. Location was perfect but the rest...More

Thank 1776fan
Reviewed 28 January 2018

This arena is very normal. Nothing has it standing out from any other arena out there. During hockey games the entire upper level is blocked off.

Thank ThreeWiseMen1998
Reviewed 24 January 2018

I've seen concerts, sports, and now Cirque De Solei(2017) here. I would never say this is a great sound venue. I will say that some shows must have an excellent sound team to make it sound so great. Others, not so much. As a sports...More

Thank Tomopolis
Reviewed 16 December 2017

If you drive, the bad news is the parking lot (you must pay) is quite far from the arena. The good news is there are buses running back and forth before and after the game. The center itself is far more than only a basketball...More

1  Thank ransom007
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We brought a group of 30 from our youth hockey organization to see the Ohio State vs Penn State hockey game. The facility is very nice and clean. There doesn't appear to be any bad seats. It's just big enough to feel like a large...More

Thank dewaynetindall
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Working at the schott is my wife’s hobby and of course I tag along for togetherness. Having a view behind the scenes helps understand what it takes to put on an event in an arena. The event staff is well trained, and works hard to...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Not a bad seat in the house. Went here for Kendrick Lamar last night and we were worried our seats would suck as they were like 8 rows from the top. There isn't a bad seat in the house , although the walk up was...More

1  Thank cincyfoodsnob
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16 March 2018|
Response from 1776fan | Reviewed this property |
As far as when we saw Jeff Dunham, the chairs were on the floor, but I don’t know if it is that way at every event.
9 August 2017|
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Response from rblackburn85 | Reviewed this property |
Several close lots to the area are between $5-10. hotels and restaurant lots are a bit longer walk but free.