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Gila River Arena

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Address: 9400 W Maryland Ave, Glendale, AZ 85305-3114
Phone Number: (623) 772-3200

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Hockey, concerts, Love!

A great arena with lots of food and beverage vendors. The staff is very helpful with way-finding. The plaza entrance is energetic and also offer lots of food choices too. I saw... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Glendale, Arizona
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Glendale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great arena with lots of food and beverage vendors. The staff is very helpful with way-finding. The plaza entrance is energetic and also offer lots of food choices too. I saw Disturbed last night and it was an awesome experience. Great views from all areas of the venue. Special events require paid parking, pre-sale or cash only. Great place... More 

Thank 984deannab
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A superb arena that's kept nice and cool, plenty to do and see and great seats. My first time there and well worth the visit.

Thank SCalCanz
Glendale, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very modern facility with good restaurants(fast food but tasty fast food) and sound system for sports and concerts

Thank Jane B
Edmonton, Canada
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This arena is way out there but we enjoy going to games when we are in Arizona. The mall and restaurants around there are nice to do before a game

Thank Tammy M
Scottsdale, Arizona
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got our tickets for free thru ALS , I thank them much, I wandered at first, our seats were quite high, a joy got to see the whole field and players and watch on the big screen, I would go again,if Seattle was playing.

Thank Danelle R
Phoenix, Arizona
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143 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

I attend a sporting event here that was not hockey and was very surprised on how good the seating is. Every seat has a clear line of site to the area floor. There are not obstructed seats in the house. Very will designed.

Thank M L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We went to see the Arizona Rattlers play in the Arena Bowl. It is normally played at the Talking Stick Arena, but it was hosting a Mercury game. The venue was nice, but the vendor prices are really high. Be prepared with a full wallet.

Thank Suzieq6165
Lethbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

It was New Year's Eve and one of the things Canadians like to do is watch hockey, knowing this I purchased tickets in advance. Winnipeg Jets were in town. The stands were half filled with Jets fans and Arizona fans. It was almost like a home game for the Jets. The atmosphere was great! The arena s designed well; the... More 

Thank KLH1956
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Great venue and the Coldplay concert was jaw dropping! Only downside were the very long, slow lines to get adult beverages and the even longer lines to get concert merchandise. 2 of our friends really wanted concert tees, but the lines were so long, they didn't bother. Acoustics are great and it's a nice, intimate arena.

Thank Lisa C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

This place is great for Coyotes games but also concerts! Saw Coldplay here and the set up was great. It's big but doesn't feel too big. The acoustics were great.

Thank Breesep

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