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Tampa Bay Times Forum

401 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
813 301 6600
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Ranked #5 of 93 Attractions in Tampa
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Tampa, Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

I went to see the Tampa Bay Lightnings for the first time, and I was BLOWN AWAY by the experience! I absolutely loved it! All seats in the arena are great! The atmosphere inside and the fans are incredible! The LED screen is enormous, so you'll not miss anything! The organization inside is perfect, and all employees are very courteous... More

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Orlando, Florida
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501 reviews 501 reviews
226 attraction reviews
262 helpful votes 262 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We went to the Lightning game in Tampa yesterday and had tickets in the Chase Club Lounge. The food was absolutely phenomenal and all you can drink is not a bad deal either. There is not one bad seat in my opinion anywhere in this arena but if I had to choose on where to watch the game from, I'd... More

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Baldwin, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

As a NYer, I am naturally drawn to traditional hockey environments. But this arena, and its fans, are fantastic. Superb hockey arena--loud, boisterous, but with the the modern ecoutrements.

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Duluth
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

For being in the state of Florida, where hockey doesn't seem to be a really big deal, this team, their fans, and overall, this environment really make it look like hockey after all does matter. Very big arena, not a bad seat in the house, very good food with many concession stand choices. The team store is right on the... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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91 reviews 91 reviews
35 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Beautiful arena along the waterfront. Clean inside and out and the staff was amazing. Very kind and friendly. Concourses are wide enough to support intermission crowds, and there are huge variety of food choices.

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Dunedin, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Now called the Amalie Arena. This venue changes names as often as divorces happen in Florida - ha! Great place to watch the Lightening. Clean, friendly security staff, good signage - what more can you ask for in an arena? Oh yah, cheaper beer ;)

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Jackson
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We sat up in the upper seating section with all Lightening fans. My family are NY Ranger fans. All of us had our jerseys on and ball caps. Everyone around us was so nice. We were all giving high five to one another. Great experience. Live concert outside and games for young kids to win prizes.

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Ilkeston, derby
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This was a great experience to watch the Tampa Bay lightning Take on the new york rangers! Even though they lost, it was still a fantastic game! If you are a hockey fan not from the USA go and experiance an NHL game, you will not regret it!

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Tampa, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

It already was a good place for a game, concert, or production, but with the improvements made for the Republican Convention in 2012 it is even better.

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Detroit, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I have been to the Forum a few times for hockey, but this was my first concert there. I always enjoy the venue and this experience was no different. It has a nice feel to it, with a good variety of food options. Our seats were fairly distant from the concert stage but the sound was excellent and the concert... More

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