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Chesapeake Energy Arena

100 W Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73102 (Formerly Ford Center)
405 602-8700
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Antlers, Oklahoma
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This arena hosts concerts as well as the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball home games. Lots of activities outside the arena to do before the game and security is on hand. This arena is large. We sat in the Loud City section. This was a little too steep for my personal comfort zone. The way the seats are arranged in the... More

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162 reviews 162 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

We attended the James Taylor concert at the 'Peake - have always enjoyed the atmosphere while attending the Thunder games so wondered how it would be for a concert venue. It was excellent. We waited to get tickets so ended up with what we thought would be bad seats but they were not. The view and the sound were both... More

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Oklahoma
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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Great acoustics! See a concert here! WE saw Carrie Undereood and Billy Currington both rock it out! Okc is deemed ,"the loud city" for a reason! Parking is bad, so patk in bricktiwn and walk down the street! Youll burn of your beer and pretzle!

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The arena was touted as a substantial improvement over the outdated Cox Convention Center. It has consistently underperformed. While acceptable for basketball, the arena is quite inappropriate for concerts as the sound system is among the worst while seating is more cramped and confined than the economy class seats of U.S. air carriers.

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Moore, Oklahoma
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

As nice as any NBA arena in the US. Tons of food options, great acoustics and clean and safe and they are constantly making it better.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I absolutely *LOVE* this place!! If you can watch a Thunder game from the suite, you will love it too!

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Clinton, Oklahoma
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Attended an OKC Thunder game at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Great experience! Really for basketball season to start.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I was there for the 2014 NCAA Wrestling Championships. It is a nice arena but somewhat small compared to others that have hosted. The Suites were excellent but the upper level seating was very narrow and steep. The food was typical arena food, pricey but got the job done.

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Washington, DC
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46 reviews 46 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Chesapeake is a great place to see a professional sporting event, and there's no better event to see in the winter in OKC than the Thunder. Unfortunately, the Thunder didn't cooperate and fell in a rare regular season loss - just our luck. All the same, the energy, vibe and fun of the place is not found in other places.... More

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Barling, Arkansas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My husband and I traveled to the CEA last month to see a show. We have been to a handful of concerts, shows and arenas around the OK, AR, MO area and this by far was the best facility we have been to. A parking garage was available right next door for $20. A little steep but SO worth it!... More

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