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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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

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
8 helpful votes 8 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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Oklahoma City
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I love this arena because of its layout and easy accessibility. All seats are good ones and food/beverage options are pretty good. Different levels have different options, so if you aren't finding what you want ask someone or try a different floor. Full service dining is available as well as booths and carts. Thunder gear is for sale on all... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Been to Thunder games and many concerts and have to say this is a great arena. No bad seats here and the staff and volunteers are extremely friendly and helpful. Last concert was Pearl Jam in fall 2013 and got to sit on the floor for a Thunder game before the playoffs.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Was lucky enough to be in OKC during the NBA playoffs..and went to 2 games. Despite being female and alone, I have to say that I felt so very welcomed...from the staff, to the patrons, it was a terrific atmosphere. The facility is clean and well attended to, the fans were great! Loved being there and even managed to get... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

If you are in town for a quick vacation - no matter the reason - and the Thunder are playing, do yourself a favor and get tickets to a Thunder game! The team is loved by the city, and the fans get behind the team with fervor. If the Thunder isn't playing while you are in town, the arena also... More

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Oklahoma City
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80 reviews 80 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Not many bad seats in the house. Parking wasn't that bad if you don't mind paying a couple dollars. Has plenty of vendors inside serving many different taste's. all in all, a very good place to attend sporting events or concerts

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tahlequah
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

20 of us went to an OKC game in December. Parking was hard, and we had to walk in the ice, but it was free parking. We sat at the very top and it was still good seats!

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Norman, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I've come here for the Thunder Games & concerts & this arena never seems to disappoint! The food is great (try the Fried Pickles) & the staff is very friendly. Thanks for a great season! THUNDER UP!

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