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“Event center” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Oncenter

The Oncenter
800 South State Street, Syracuse, NY 13202-3017
315.435.8000
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Ranked #12 of 31 attractions in Syracuse
Type: Convention Centers
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Owner description: A three-city-block facility located in the heart of Syracuse, New York, The Oncenter has flexible meeting, convention, banquet and event space to accommodate groups and functions of all sizes. Since the opening of the War Memorial Arena in 1951, to the harmonious addition of the John H. Mulroy Civic Center Theaters in 1975, to the building of the Nicolas J. Pirro Convention Center in 1992, the Oncenter has been the entertainment and conference preference of local, regional and National attendees. Whether you are interested in watching a hockey game, singing along with one of the Famous Artists Broadway shows, watching Disney on Ice, attending a car, snowmobile or ice fishing show, or planning your annual group conference, The Oncenter welcomes you.Our professional experienced management team is here to ensure that each and every guest’s Oncenter experience is a positive, memorable event.
Syracuse, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Event center”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

Great location to have a variety of events. Recently went to the Project 81 presentation. Had our daughters wedding reception there. Have attended a variety of other events and day long workshops in the center

Visited May 2012
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Syracuse, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“It fits Syracuse”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

I've been in 2 of the parts of the Oncenter, the War Memorial which tons of people complain about but I think it's perfect for hockey i.e. old, cold and musty and the Oncenter definitely typical convention center vibe not particularly unique except when the bowlers were in there now that was a site. It's made for a mid-size towns conventions, I would hold convention there but not a wedding reception.

Visited December 2011
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NY
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“Efficient, hospitable meeting space”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

I thought the Oncenter would be too big for the rather small group I was part of, but the space is versatile and the system efficient making it a great place for our meeting of just about 200. Clean, well-maintained, well-run.

Visited April 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Great performance”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

First rate performance of Carmina Burana in this surprisingly large somewhat ugly venue. A little hard to find as well.

Visited February 2012
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Endicott
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3 attraction reviews
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“Wonderful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

What a great day to spend with family! We had a ball!

Visited October 2011
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