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Tampa Bay Times Forum

401 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
813 301 6600
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Ranked #6 of 89 attractions in Tampa
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Sarasota, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The Forum is set up nicely, has comfortable seats, and enough bathrooms so that you're not kept waiting. The downside is parking and pricey food. There's a garage to the south, but it's a pain to get out of if you're not early enough out of the building, and the food is definitely over priced. We took the kids for... More

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Clermont, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Tons of parking around the area - $5, $6 and $10 lots within reasonable walking distance - besides the Forum parking.

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Oviedo, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I loved that it was organized, cool, clean, friendly people... I actually dindt like the way the number of the areas does not match the number of the floor. I was kind of lost finding my seat.

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Orlando, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Great venue, having the largest screen for that sized area helped tons. Frank helped us during our convention and he was great. Very Helpful.

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Merritt Island, Florida
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70 reviews 70 reviews
42 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Attended the Katy Perry concert and enjoyed this venue. The only complaint that I have about this venue is the lack of organized, nice parking. Some of the parking lots that you are directed into are nothing more than dirt lots.

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florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This is a great concert venue with great sound, but nothing beats the Amway Center in Orlando. This place wasn't as clean, and I don't think it was as big. My last visit was to see Aerosmith back in December 2012 (I out 2013 because it wouldn't go back to 2012)

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Kissimmee, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I've been to both hockey games and concerts here. It's a great facility all around. Sure the concessions are overpriced like most facilities like this. I especially like the most recent addition of the tesla coils during the lightning games, pretty neat!

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Tampa, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

For Circuses, concerts, Nuclear Cowboys, and any live performance. Easy to get into and out of. Can't wait to see Marvel Universe Live there in July!!!

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Tampa, Florida
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158 attraction reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I was selected to be the Hero of the game due to my military service. I will tell you that the Lightning organization treated my family and my like rock stars! Premium seating, food, and being honored on the big screen in front of a sold out crowd... This is a great organization who values the community.

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Tampa, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Been here many times. The venue is great. Parking is easy. People are wonderful. Watching hockey and arena football is as good as it gets. My only problem (other than the $8 beers) is the acoustics for concerts. If you aren't straight back from the stage, you really can't hear anything but noise. I know of lot of this depends... More

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