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Cumberland County Civic Center

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Maine's Premier Civic Center

This is Maine. If you come from out of state you will think of this as a small arena. Well it has... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Farmington, Maine
Wish it was bigger

The city did a major renovations a few years ago, unfortunately they didn't expand it to attract... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2018
Portland, Maine
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  • Very good21%
  • Average26%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
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“concert”(15 reviews)
“concessions”(3 reviews)
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is Maine. If you come from out of state you will think of this as a small arena. Well it has been around for 40 years and serves Mainers well. I have attended Elton John. Billy Joel and James Taylor here over the years....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

Nothing special here-Parking horrible and better venues in Bangor, Lowell and Manchester. Will attend hockey again regardless but no more shows

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

The city did a major renovations a few years ago, unfortunately they didn't expand it to attract larger name shows. Parking garage next door is your best bet for parking.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ladyme1
Reviewed April 1, 2018

The Cumberland County Civic Center was built back in the 1970's and has housed more than its share of concerts (all of types), but has also been the home of numerous hockey teams that serve as farm teams for the NHL.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 403rayt
Reviewed March 12, 2018

We had a blast and the Civic Center was great. We all felt really safe going into the event, lots of metal detectors and lots of staff. They were pretty quick scanning tickets and letting people in so you didn't have to wait out in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank disneymom611
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

I felt so safe when heading into this venue. There were metal detectors at every door entrance, no backpacks, all pocketbooks were looked in and no cameras allowed. We were all sent an email prior to this event with the do’s and don’ts when you...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 1965MaryAnn
Reviewed November 18, 2017

this is a very small arena all things considering. We won tickets to a monster truck show, and there was no room for the show to be effective. The seats were very snug for my husband, and the stairs to our seats were INCREDIBLY steep...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jen Dan M
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Have seen both sporting events and concerts here there really are no bad seats. Prices for food and drink are also reasonable during events.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank MichaelJ6278
Reviewed September 12, 2016

The concert was amazing. The parking was easy, at a near by parking garage. Short walk to an easy access entrance. Sold out, crowded but very organized. Very helpful staff that assisted with directions to our seats which were comfortable. Extremely clean bathrooms. Food court...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Lo3rn
Reviewed June 11, 2016

Cumberland County Civic Center, now known as the Cross Center, is a spacious venue home to the Portland Pirates Professional Hockey Team. Its use is eclectic in that it sponsors various events such as concerts, Ice Capades, and basketball shows. Parking is via garages located...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank tim3oleary47
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