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The Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center

555 Borror Drive, Columbus, OH 43210
800 273 6201
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Ranked #28 of 76 Attractions in Columbus
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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95 reviews 95 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I recently attended a concert at The Schott. The event was sold out, but the abundance of parking lots and staff to direct people kept things moving nicely. We sat in the "Terrace" Level, which is a nice name for the Upper Bowl. The seating here is tight, and if you are bothered by heights, like many of the people... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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217 reviews 217 reviews
69 attraction reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I have been here for many events--sporting and concerts. The trouble with this venue, as opposed to the superior Nationwide Arena, is the upper level seating. It is way too far from the floor, as the upper deck does not overhang the lower as it does at Nationwide Arena. Avoid upper bowl seating. It is a decent concert venue, though... More

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Walbridge, Ohio
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Just saw the Cirque du Soleil Michael Jackson Immortal World Tour here and loved it! Easy access, parking was simple and directed very well. I would definitely see another show here!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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82 reviews 82 reviews
47 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Went to the Ohio vs Ohio State basketball game on 11/12/2013. The arena is nice. The seats were kind of small, however this was probably due to being in the first row of permanent seats and having the cup holders in the arm rests. These arm rests in this row were removable by sliding them forward however.The site lines were... More

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Stow, Ohio
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133 reviews 133 reviews
24 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Went for 2012 Kelloggs Tour of Gymnastics Champions . Family enjoyed it , seating was decent. Food and drink stands lines moved quickly . Well organized function considering all the crowd . The event all went off without a hitch .

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Sebring, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Loved this place!!!!! My first visit and was not disappointed with the experience. Attended the American Idol on Tour Concert and it was great. The sound system is fabulous and seating is great. I watch the Buckeyes play basketball games on TV, but would love to experience a live game in arena. Parking was good and all employees did an... More

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

In February, my Wife and I visited OSU to see The Who. We were about to be married so this was a pre Honeymoon trip. We drove 12 hours to see them. When we got to our seats we noticed a giant bar blocking the stage. My Wife never complains but I had to make this a better experience for... More

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Uniontown
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Attended a concert at the Schottenstein Center and sat in section 106. The view was terrific as there was a stage in the center of the floor at this concert. As everyone stood almost the entire concert it was crowded in the row. The seats are very close together so everyone in our row was over one seat which led... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

I've been to the Schott only for college hockey games, so this review is primarily about that experience. It's a nice building, on the whole. It's modern, clean, free parking for hockey, OSU spirit shop on site, they've improved the variety at the concession stands over the years. Also large. NHL-sized, in fact. Which is the downfall of the Schott... More

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Very nice venue....the venue people were a little ill towards us. They had let everyone in but this one employee asked us how we got there and we tried to explain to him....well he escorted us out of there like we were common criminals.

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