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Address: 226 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone Number: (402) 441-8744
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Can't wait to see what this venues gets transformed into!

Sad to see the auditorium close after so many years of proudly serving Lincoln. It is incredibly awesome that St. Paul purchased the gym floor since their boys and girls... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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90 reviews 90 reviews
29 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Sad to see the auditorium close after so many years of proudly serving Lincoln. It is incredibly awesome that St. Paul purchased the gym floor since their boys and girls basketball teams both took state championships on that floor!!

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Nothing to talk about here. It is just a big gym. Acoustics are bad for concerts. Concession stands are scarce with long lines. Luckily this facility is in the process of being demolished, as it is not worth going to.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is the best place that we have ever held our Roller Skating National Championships. Very cozy venue.

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Mentor, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This place is just perfect for our events! Great location! Always have fun here. I hope it stays open forever!!!!!!

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OLYMPIA
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109 reviews 109 reviews
38 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a very nice old sports arena constructed in the 1950's and means a lot to the US world of inline and quad speed skaters.

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Gresham, Oregon
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Parking around arena was metered (2hr spots) Mon-Sat. LOTS of spots though and free on Sunday. Ended up parking in a public lot and it was only $5 for the DAY! Arena is dated but did the trick for our event. Lots of seating for sure. Would prefer more informational signs to be up alerting me to the different areas... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

If the show is something your interested in and its there it is OK place to go but a very old venue that hasn't been updated. OK for Ribfest.

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Lincoln, NE
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70 reviews 70 reviews
27 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Thumbs up to roller derby. Thumbs down to hard-metal concerts. Venue is dated, but for the right event, it can be fun.

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Son Jackson was able to enjoy his last time with friends by taking in a concert at Pershing Center. Mom dropped him off after a nice meal at a Mexican Restaurant in the Haymarket, another place you will want to take in while in Lincoln!

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Wymore
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I have visited Pershing for several decades, from high school basketball tournaments, to concerts, circus, etc. I enjoy a smaller venue. Parking can be difficult, but not impossible.

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