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Tribute Communities Centre

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John Mellencamp

Just returned from John Mellencamp's concert at the Tribute Center. Great show Mellencamp can... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
Steve J
Whitby, Canada
Great shows

Have been to a few shows here. There really is not a bad seat at this venue as it is not overly... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hockey game”(8 reviews)
“junior hockey”(6 reviews)
“great place”(16 reviews)
Owned by the City of Oshawa, and managed by Spectra Venue Management, the Tribute Communities Centre opened in 2006 with a project cost of $45 million. As Durham Region’s premier Sports and Entertainment Facility, the Tribute Communities Centre...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
99 Athol St E, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 1J8, Canada
+1 905-438-8811
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 26, 2012

Great venue to see a concert. God sight lines and close proximity to the Quality Hotel

2  Thank LeeAnne B
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Reviewed April 16, 2015

I just attended a Tragically Hip concert at the Oshawa GM centre last night. As I have seen them over a dozen times in the past, this was the worst and I left the concert early! The sound system is horrible and I really regret...More

3  Thank travelpoorhouse
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

Just returned from John Mellencamp's concert at the Tribute Center. Great show Mellencamp can still put on a great show. Only issue was he didn't come out for an encore.

Thank Steve J
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Have been to a few shows here. There really is not a bad seat at this venue as it is not overly large. The prices have always seemed reasonable. The bonus is that it is close to home.

Thank debbycoe
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Great place to go to a concert good view of the stage from all the seats, Oshawa Generals hockey, good restaurants nearby and good concession stands

Thank Sherpa812092
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Although this is an arena that’s flipped over for shows and events, nicely set up when they bring in a show. Went to see Cirwue which they set up as a two sided stage. Nice. Parking easy, no crazy traffic after shows. Get a decent...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2018

When I was a child, my grandparents took me to Oshawa Generals hockey games at the old Civic Auditorium here in Oshawa, at the edge of town, near the highway. I was so enthralled with hockey that they got me tickets to any game I...More

Thank Dan R
William B, AGM / Director of Marketing & Group Sales at Tribute Communities Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thanks for the review Dan and we're glad you've been enjoying the new venue!

Reviewed July 15, 2018

Attended the Cirque Du Soleil Corteo at the Tribute Centre. Nice venue for an arena. Plenty of food consesions and quality was good. It was a great show.

Thank John L
William B, Manager at Tribute Communities Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Thanks John - glad you enjoyed the show and the venue!

Reviewed July 12, 2018

Attended the Judas Priest concert with a few friends. Rented a suite to watch the show. The suite came with our private waitress who was kept very busy all night. The catering we requested was very good, nice selection of finger foods. Took a while...More

Thank sharrybudd
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Wonderful show and performance. The last time I was here I did not see the vendors and bar and stores so it was quite a surprise for me and I was very impressed. We will be back in the future for other performances.

Thank PerthDarter
Reviewed June 24, 2018

I really like this venue. I've taken my son here for a hockey game, my wife attends concerts here. We came for Cirque du Soleil. Amazing show, great venue. Seating capacity is apparently 5,500. Our show had the ends cut off, so maybe 4000 in...More

Thank BylowTraveller
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Venue was a short walk from Our hotel . Will call was easy to find and fast and friendly picking up our tickets . Wanted to grab a beer from the on site bar . Very very slow service . Seats were good, little close...More

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January 25, 2017|
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Response from MyTributeCentre | Property representative |
Check out our in-house restaurant - Prospects Bar & Grill. Open 2 hours before the concert. Highly recommending calling in advance to make reservations.
December 4, 2016|
Response from William B |
You can find hours of operation at on our website under the Ticket Office information as hours do change during the seasons.