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San Diego Sports Arena

3500 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego, CA 92106
619 224 4176
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Ranked #161 of 193 Attractions in San Diego
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Theaters & Stadiums
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Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Theaters & Stadiums
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Hesperia, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Difficult to get to concessions and restrooms. Difficult to get to vendor tables. Everything located at top of arena. Should have a middle section. Restroom toilets stopped flushing in one specific restroom. Concession stands were limited in selection. Very disappointed with this arena.

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Cathedral city
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62 reviews 62 reviews
5 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Went to watch preseason Laker game and was disappointed in just about every aspect! It's so old and dirty that I couldn't wait to leave! It wax built back in the late 80's and it shows! The ceiling looks like it's about to drop, the seats are vinyl and the floor is black from stains and dirt. It was warm... More 

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la
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My first visit to the Sports Arena in years, not much as changed. The seats were comfortable the action was easily seen. Generally happy with the entire experience. The arena could do with some updates but for our purposes and the price we paid a great evening. Absolutely no issue with parking, although it was a little steep at $20.

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Phoenix, Arizona, Usa
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83 reviews 83 reviews
44 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Walk and shop. Great deals at Koby's Flea MArket. Every Friday (small) Saturday and Sunday . Bring water and comforatble walking shoes. Once in awhile you will see a famous TV star out there also. Out of state driver licence, senior citizens, military you get a discount. Handicap is free entry.

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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
2 reviews
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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28 reviews 28 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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