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Tampa Bay Times Forum

401 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
813 301 6600
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Ranked #5 of 95 Attractions in Tampa
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Ocala, FL
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 NEW

Great seating, good coffee & food selections, just a bit high priced for the foods that are there. Lots of bathrooms, comfortable atmosphere & great security With helpful staff.

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Hollywood, Fl
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

Very organized parking and lines. Very very nice staff; the ushers, elevator attendants and everyone treated each and every guest like family. Wow...never seen anything like it.

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Palm Bay, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

Here for a Joyce Meyer conference. Nice venue. Clean bathrooms. $4 for a bottle of water alittle much.

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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

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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503 reviews 503 reviews
226 attraction reviews
269 helpful votes 269 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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94 reviews 94 reviews
37 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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