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Amalie Arena

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Address: 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602 (Formerly Tampa Bay Times Forum)
Phone Number: 813 301 6600
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Actually went to the arena to attend my son's graduation, though I understand several different events are held here. The place is huge with seating on several levels accessible... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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San Fernando, Trinidad
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San Fernando, Trinidad
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Actually went to the arena to attend my son's graduation, though I understand several different events are held here. The place is huge with seating on several levels accessible by elevators. Big screens help you to see the stage if you are too high up. Very comfortable seating and easily accessible washrooms (important). Tip: the arena is in the middle... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

First time to Amalie Arena. Not there to see The Lightning, but to see The Rangers. 3rd round of the NHL playoffs, game 4. We are New York fans, so we were dressed accordingly. Not a problem. The fans were ok with the number of Ranger Jerseys attending. I was impressed with the arena. Good site lines all over. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

If you can afford to go to an Ice Hockey Game go! If you cant go anyway! The stadium the crowd the excitement this is The best sporting show in the USA in my opinion (Im Irish we have Rugby/hurling/Gaelic football... (Unless you like hotdogs at baseball or half time show at Football as lets be honest as a spectator... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Recently I was at Amalie Arena for the 2015 Women's Final Four basketball games and again for a playoff game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Detroit Red Wings hockey teams. The atmosphere is electrifying and exhillirating! The sound is awesome; the jumbotron in the center of the arena is amazing. However, I was not thrilled to be seated in... More 

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Newnan, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Great venue ! Will definitely attend more events here. Clean and well maintained. Food was better than most similar venues

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

It's a great modern arena I have been to several times. I last saw Lightning hockey. The ushers and ticket people were kind and helpful. We had one special needs person and were seated in an area requiring lots of steps. At the intermission, we were escorted to a closer spot with no steps and a better view too! They... More 

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Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Amalie Arena is the best venue in Tampa for indoor sports, concerts and musical performances. It's the home of the Tampabay Lightning as they share the road to the Stanley Cup!

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Tampa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Amalie arena is a wonderful place to see a hockey game. The event staff is extremely knowledgeable, polite and eager to help in any way possible. All seats are great for viewing, even if you are in the last row of the upper deck. Food choices are extremely plentiful with choices from pizza, to Philly cheesesteaks to BBQ.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My husband and I came down to Tampa to see our Nashville Predators take on our super secret Eastern Conference favorite, the Tampa Bay Lightning back in March and were blown away with how awesome Amalie Arena is! Not to mention, the Lightning fans were so, so nice and very welcoming! So was the staff! The Tesla coils were so... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We went to see Frozen for DISNEY ON ICE and was amazing be there . The show was fantastic and we enjoy it,They sell a lot of variety of toys.

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