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Address: 1 Ralph Engelstad Arena Drive, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
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I've been fortunate to have visited the Ralph many times over the years and the venue is impressive every time I go. Leather seating, beautifully appointed suites, and lots of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
DerekDG
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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been fortunate to have visited the Ralph many times over the years and the venue is impressive every time I go. Leather seating, beautifully appointed suites, and lots of snack options just adds to the hockey extravaganza. A must-see in Grand Forks.

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Thank DerekDG
Rugby, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The most beautiful hockey arena in the country. There is nothing negative about it at all - everything is excellent; from the ticket takers to the concession workers to the staff that work the suite level to the security - this is a first class operation.

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Thank Betty T
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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14 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only problem with the Ralph is that parking is hard to come by. Get there early or you'll be parking a mile away. No one wants to trudge through North Dakota in January.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience, very nice staff, food was excellent (prime rib on a bun) Not a bad seat in the house.

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Thank DaveH36
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of attending a Sioux game here in October. I have no personal connections to the team or area, but my extended family does. First, no matter your beliefs, this venue is first class to a degree not seen in places like New York or Los Angeles and I have attended events both places and lived in Los... More 

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Minnesota
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Finally got to see this arena! Beautifully done. Watch the marble floors......can be a little slippery if gritty or wet.

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Thank minnesota m
Devils Lake, North Dakota, United States
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

It's always a great experience to come to the Ralph for a UND Hockey Game. The seats are comfortable and the staff is always friendly. The building is absolutely beautiful.

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1 Thank hmac1985
Minot, North Dakota
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

It was great and fun seeing the very first UND hockey game. The fans are wonderful and supportive. Our tickets were a bit high up there but that is all there was.

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Thank susanZ704UV
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

You wont find a better hockey arena. It's nicer than every NHL arena. The inside is mainly marble. They have a huge bar built into both ends of the stadiums upper level. It's impossible not to be impressed. The Ralph is basically hockey's Mecca. If you've never watched college hockey, give it a try. It's a great sport, under appreciated,... More 

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

You will not find a better place to watch college hockey in the US. I've been to quite a few and none of them compare. I am biased because I went to school here and live hear, but I can objectively say the REA is the best. I've never been in a bad seat. There are ample concession locations. Recently... More 

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