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Address: 801 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29208
Phone Number: 803 576 9200
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Nice facility, really nice for a College one

Wow, this almost reminded me of a large city(ya I know CAE is) but ya know a professional facility. Lots of seats and great views and scoreboards all over. TV monitors out by... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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fletcher
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179 reviews 179 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Wow, this almost reminded me of a large city(ya I know CAE is) but ya know a professional facility. Lots of seats and great views and scoreboards all over. TV monitors out by restroom and Food areas so as not to miss anything. Really good place to see a game.

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Savannah, GA
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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We took our church youth group to the winter jam concert. The arena was nice, they had plenty of bathrooms that were clean. The lines for food wasn't long either. Staff was nice enough. It was a great concert at a great venue.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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111 reviews 111 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

Great time listening to classic rock! It does not get much better. The facility is beautiful and the concession people are friendly and nice, just like everyone in Columbia! I love it here. The area around the arena is also pretty special. Lots of restaurants and things to do!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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82 reviews 82 reviews
19 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The mens bathrooms are not dirty, but the lines are 30-40 people deep. What kind of moron designed this? I walked all around the arena and every mens room was out the door and 40 people in front of me. Inside, where I watched UK destroy USC in basketball, the acoustics are good; it was an energy-driven crowd; and even... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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261 attraction reviews
245 helpful votes 245 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I’ve attended many events at this fine facility over the years, most memorably an Entertainment Suite party and the celebration of the Gamecocks’ 2010 national baseball championship. Yes, parking can be a hassle, but this is still one of best and busiest venues of its type in the country. I hate to pay the $4.75 per ticket surcharge for ordering... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Can here for the Chris Brown X tour and got seats in the 114 section and row 21. The seats where pretty good and had a good view of the stage. Parking is good and cost $10 which is average.

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Darlington, South Carolina
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123 reviews 123 reviews
50 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

My daughter and I came here to see the Tran Siberian Orchestra and were very impressed. The building is very nice, has numerous very clean rest rooms, and is well-marked (easy to find your way around). The acoustics were excellent, and seats were comfortable. A real plus is the closeness to the Vista area with all its nice restaurants. It... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Bought tickets for Cirque Du Soleil and Trans Siberian Orchestra. No issue with the venue; huge issue with tickets. Both sets of tickets were to be mailed to my home as neither show offered a print at home option. I NEVER received tickets! My mailing address was correct in their system. For cirque, we called and switched to will call.... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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697 reviews 697 reviews
545 attraction reviews
389 helpful votes 389 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Nice arena which hosts concerts, basketball and circuses. The seating is ok. Site lines decent. Doesn't project a wow factor. The parking is becoming a little more crazier over time as more buildings around the arena are being built and taking the lots away. Concessions=I suggest eating beforehand,way overpriced. Overall, I say the arena serves its function as a place... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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87 reviews 87 reviews
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

i prefer up close and person. valet parking was available but not in my budget. hard for ADA accessible. escalator. long walk from car to event rooms.

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