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Baxter Arena -- great for Omaha hockey

Baxter Arena opened in 2015, giving the University of Nebraska at Omaha its first true "home ice... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Omaha, Nebraska
Nice Place

We went to a UNO hockey game at the venue and my son also played a game on the side rink. Very nice... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Sioux Falls, SD
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67th and Center Streets, Omaha, NE 68162
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

Baxter Arena opened in 2015, giving the University of Nebraska at Omaha its first true "home ice" for the Maverick hockey team. It seats around 8,400 fans, and every seat gives fans perfect sight lines for hockey games. The UNO basketball teams play their as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jmfey1952
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Parking is terrible for handicap. They only have two doors to enter and exit, and the crowds trying to exit is not good. The seating is okay, but I had a feeling I was trapped in a box.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Charlie V
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We went to a UNO hockey game at the venue and my son also played a game on the side rink. Very nice place to watch a game and also play. The practice rink is all glassed in and has a great view. Our tickets...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sportsinfoguy
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Baxter Arena is quite the nice facility - midsize, holds about 6500 to 7000...home of University of Omaha sporting events...and it recently held the Olympic curling trials. Good sight lines, decent concessions areas, and ample parking. Located in the Aksarben Village area of Omaha, with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lanceo53
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Went here to see the circus! the concession stands were right outside the entrances to seating so even though we left a few times for snacks. we didn't have to walk far at all and didn't miss anything. loved it!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank mzlewis0125
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Have been here for concerts, basketball & hockey, and graduation -- the seats are really comfortable left to right and leg room too. The views are open and clear. The restrooms are plentiful and clean.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank BigWebO
Reviewed 26 April 2018

This facility is mainly used as a hockey arena for the UNO Mavericks. Various other types of events are also held here and we recently attended a concert at the arena. There was plenty of parking available and we had no problems entering or leaving...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Bob S
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Very nice venue for hockey and close proximity to Aksarben Village for pre- and post game meals or "beverages".

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mdsice
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This place is great for everything. Hockey, basketball, graduations, and concerts. We even listened to author John Gresham give a great speech/presentation there. What's so good about it?: There isn't a bad seat in the house. It is easy to get into and out of....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank EatOmaha
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The Baxter Arena is quite a gem. Whether it's a sporting event or a speaker, magician or graduation. It's a nice newer, clean place for any event.

Date of experience: September 2017
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15 December 2018|
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Response from Charlie V | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the concert. Usually the young people type head-banging music, it's stand-up. Most all other concerts are with seats.
Ellen R
6 April 2018|
Response from mdsice | Reviewed this property |
They checked them at security, but we brought them in.