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“Great venue.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tampa Bay Times Forum

Tampa Bay Times Forum
401 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
813 301 6600
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Ranked #5 of 93 Attractions in Tampa
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Kapolei, Hawaii
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“Great venue.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Went here to see the Lightning play hockey and it was good. Sight lines were very good from my seats.

Visited April 2013
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Tampa, Florida
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“Great Venue”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

You can see a hockey game or a concert and there isn't a bad seat in the house. Park at channelside and enjoy a meal or a drink.

Visited August 2012
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Tampa, Florida
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“Concer!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

It's a great place for concerts. Very spacious ! Many of Tampa's big concerts are here and yes where the Tampa Bay Lightning play :)

Visited October 2012
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California, Md
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“Hockey ?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Place is pretty cool with what they offer on the outside of the Stadium, but the parking is just terrible. There is no real place to park and its awfully crowded.

They need to upgrade the facilities as well, you can tell they are lacking that and that is probably why the fan support isnt where it should be.

Granted it is a big tourist town, they need to be able to draw and pull in those people visiting the area.

I saw a hockey game there and it was a good time, but they are in need of serious upgrades.

Visited November 2012
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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“OK”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

I have been to a number of hockey arenas in my lifetime and this place is average at best. Albeit when I went we didn't have very good seats but even in the nose bleeds the view should be better. For a rink that opened in 1996 I was expecting a little bit more. My suggestion is that if you can afford it, splurge for the better seats otherwise don't bother sitting in the upper deck, you would enjoy the game way more watching it on tv.

Visited November 2012
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