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San Diego Sports Arena

3500 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego, CA 92106
619 224 4176
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Ranked #196 of 221 attractions in San Diego
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Most recent review
- Mar 19, 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I went to see a robotics competition and had a great time. But someone forgot to turn the AC because near the end of the day it smelled like a locker room.

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This used to be a really neat place - hockey, basketball, team tennis (if you're old enough to remember) now it is in sad shape. The weekend flea market is the only thing

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Olivenhain, CA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Loved to go to Clipper games before they bolted for Los Angeles. The arena is showing its age, much like Qualqomm Stadium. In a perfect world we would have a new stadium for the Chargers and a new stadium for an NBA basketball team. I know, I know. I'm dreaming.

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Laguna Hills CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

The reason I gave this venue two dots instead of ONE DOT is.......because we found the accoustics for THE WHO "Quadrophenia" concert to be fine. And, for a gritty rock concert, the music counts! However, if you are a Baby Boomer (60's, like my husband and myself), you won't find this the finest of seating, nor the most efficiently run... More

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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

This was once a state of the art arena, but it has become hopelessly out-of-date, and is way too small for the needs of a city this size. Replacing it would probably more than make up for the cost.

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Chula Vista, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Don't bite my head off just yet. Sports are cool. I love sports. I'm an athlete. But I absolutely abhor American professional sports. I don't abhor popular sports. I don't abhor popular athletes. What I do abhor is the consumerism, the drunkenness, and the metaphorical nationalist violence that popular sporting events support. Now you can bite.

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

out door flea market best use , coild spend all day saturday or sudays. slow going traffic is bad in and out when events there, facilitry old run down

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Horizon City, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

If you are looking for inexpensive items.. This is the place to go to! You can find from incense to furniture.. Sunglasses to NFL sportswear.. Fresh bouquets of various flowers and plants. Jewelry, t-shirts, shorts and dresses.. all for one very low price!

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San Diego, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Over the years we've attended several shows, concerts and other events at the Sports Arena. On our last visit, the place was really starting to show its age, parking was way over priced and the accoustics sucked.

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San Diego, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

This place is shameful and no amount of remodeling will change that. It needs to be torn down and rebuilt. Great size venue and 20 years ago it was my favorite. I wouldn't set foot in it today. (And if you do, your shoes will stick to the floor!)

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