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Address: 801 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29208
Phone Number: 803 576 9200
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Arena is as Arena does

Quick pick up at Will Call. Odd trough like sinks in the restrooms but plenty of stalls. Easy access, no winding around, just a simple arena - as they should be! I did see a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Ashleigh H
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Greenville, South Carolina
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Greenville, South Carolina
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Quick pick up at Will Call. Odd trough like sinks in the restrooms but plenty of stalls. Easy access, no winding around, just a simple arena - as they should be! I did see a healthy local food option, it's nice to have more to choose from than plastic nachos & hot dogs :)

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Pretty good crowd control and movement for an event venue. I have seen several concerts and Disney on Ice a couple times, and it has been a pleasant experience.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I have gone to many events at the arena and have thoroughly enjoyed myself each time. Pretty much anywhere you sit you are able to enjoy the shows.

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Southwest Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Very large venue. The sound was great. The lighting excellent. The concert was amazing, one of the best Ive ever seen. There were a couple of things that could have been handled differently by the Arena to make our visit better. 1. they set up tee shirt sales by the front door which made entering and leaving the building congested.... More 

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Southern US
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I also attended the Paul McCartney concert here. Very nice arena. A variety of food was offered here. My only complaint is that they set up the merchandise booth beside the main entrance which created a traffic jam when trying to leave the arena with everyone trying to get around all the people lined up to buy t-shirts, etc. All... More 

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florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Went for Mc Cartney concert, sound was great , show pyrotechnics amazing, food not bad for a concert venue

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Very nice venue with great seating and views! I have attended concerts and graduations here - - never a problem.

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Jackson, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I may be biased, since i was there fro my kids' graduations but... this arena is clean and conveniently designed. Both times we had a disabled person in a wheelchair. There were many staff willing to help and direct us.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We have season tickets for USC basketball. It's a huge facility and great fun. Concerts are also great in this facility. Food is not so great, but we're not there for that anyway.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We assembled here for a graduation on Mothers day weekend. Parking lot after lot was at capacity.........there is an IHOP and a wendy's nearby but do NOT park there, we saw a family getting towed. The only noticeable downside was not being readily visable entry for walking impaired guests. Our family helped a lady with a walker up the entry... More 

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Additional Information about Colonial Life Arena

Address: Address: 801 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29208
Phone Number: 803 576 9200
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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