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“Good Concert Venue” 5 of 5 stars
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Tampa Bay Times Forum
401 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
813 301 6600
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Ranked #6 of 85 attractions in Tampa
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Dover, Florida
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74 reviews 74 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Good Concert Venue”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Nicely organized concert venue that hosts many different types of events and activities. Easy to load in and load out and a lot of staff available during events.

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New Port Richey, Florida
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“nice place but SEVERELY over priced”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

this is a great stadium to watch events but their concessions are a HUGE ripoff. It is not affordable for a family to have a night out.GREEDY GREEDY concessions !!!

Visited March 2013
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Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Lightning Hockey Game”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Went to the Lightning-Penguins game with a few buddies and had a very good time. It is really cool walking into a hockey arena wearing shorts and a t-shirt. The arena is gorgeous and the seats we had were very good, lower bowl at the blue line about 20 rows up. The crowd was very enthusiastic but it was very strange to hear people around explaining the rules, wish Tampa was more of a hockey town. The biggest knock I had was price, it was no cheaper than going to Toronto to watch the Leafs. We paid $150 a seat off ticketmaster and beer was $13 for a tall can. After hearing everyone tell me how much cheaper Tampa hockey is, this was a huge letdown. Overall though, the game was great and I had a blast.

Visited October 2013
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Great venue and parking”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We come from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and I must admit that the parking here was close by and even after the game, we did not have the 'congested' streets we have in Ottawa so that was great! Because this is Florida, they had bars on the outside of the Forum where you could order beer, wine and special drinks (I believe I had the Thundertini). Inside, the Forum as a lot of seating areas with leather couches which is nice. Inside the Forum, the seating was the same as in our own home arena but the atmosphere was much nicer! Everyone had their Bolts Jerseys on, fans were cheering big time. Excellent spot for the organ player where everyone could see and hear him as well as cheerleaders (which my husband enjoyed looking at!). Overall we really enjoyed it and would recommend it to anyone who is in Tampa and enjoys watching hockey.

Visited October 2013
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Sun City Center, Florida
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Hockey in the warm weather?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Cooooool. I am from Boston. It was like a dream to visit this stadium with carpeting on the hallways and walking to the game in short sleeves from a nearby pub. Love it!!!! Boston Garden: no carpeting on the stairs or halls!! I felt like I was in another world. Food, facilities, seats. Had a great time.
Very impressed.

Visited February 2013
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