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Joe Louis Arena

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Address: 19 Steve Yzerman Drive, Detroit, MI 48826
Phone Number: +1 313-471-7000
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Home of the 11-time Stanley Cup Champion Detroit Red Wings, Joe Louis Arena...

Home of the 11-time Stanley Cup Champion Detroit Red Wings, Joe Louis Arena proudly stands along the banks of the Detroit River. The 20,058-seat arena is Detroit's largest indoor venue and regularly hosts exciting attractions, including professional sports, college hockey, concerts, ice shows, circuses and much more.

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Go Wings!

We used to go to Wings games all the time. Great action. Great stadium. There's nothing like the energy in Hockeytown. If you have an opportunity to go see the Wings, I'd highly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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gujarat india
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i used to go redwings games here always sold out.trust me noice and all excitment i never seen in any game before.if you are detroit are in winter time surely get a ticket for atlest one game of redwing game

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Thank viralkumar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We used to go to Wings games all the time. Great action. Great stadium. There's nothing like the energy in Hockeytown. If you have an opportunity to go see the Wings, I'd highly recommend it. I haven't been in a while. I'll need to swing back over soon.

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Mission, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveled from Vancouver, Canada to watch Detroit face off against the Canucks. I am a Red Wings fan so it was an amazing experience being able to finally be with the home crowd after 4 straight years of only watching the Red Wings when they came to Vancouver! It is a nice, noisy arena with an excellent atmosphere. Being up... More 

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Plymouth, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say, there are no bad seats in this building. Excellent for concerts and especially Redwings and NCAA hockey.

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Thank Jeffrey M
Rockford, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For full disclosure, I am a Detroit Red Wings fan. I went to Joe Louis Arena in 2011 for a Hockey Night in Canada broadcast against the Toronto Maple Leafs. It was a fun environment, many Leafs fans in the crowd. A rowdy environment with fans on both sides passionately cheering for both teams. It was tough getting out of... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Awesome food and beer selection, but some of the booths were painfully slow. Seats are comfortable. Took forever to get out of that place when our show was over!

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Sarnia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

This venue is a serious accident waiting to happen. The arena itself is nice for hockey etc. HOWEVER when leaving a concert yesterday, the "herding" of people was enough to worry me to know end. This was brutal. There was a serious tragedy in the UK at a soccer game "Hillsborough." Many died from herding and being trampled on. I... More 

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Haslett, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Parking is a problem. Getting out after the venue is a mess. It is like a funnel with every one trying to get out at the same time. No thanks, this not what I call fun.

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Thank 515any
Clinton Township, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

For an older arena it's still nice, no matter where you sit good views. Can't wait for the new one to be ready, easy parking or you can take the people mover,

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Trinity, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

I've been to 25 arena's for NHL and NBA games. This arena is one of the better ones I've seen. Sounds was good, seating was good at the lower level and overall a great experience.

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