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Small town arena

Well, went to a hockey game that was great but for the first 15 minutes the fire alarm was going... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2019
Jodie W
Elmira, New York
Elmira PBR

First Arena, home to the Elmira Jackals (Ice Hockey). Was there for the Elmira PBR. Professional... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
Hornell, New York
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May 14, 2019
“Small town arena”
Apr 29, 2019
“Hockey ”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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155 N Main St, Elmira, NY 14901-2900
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Reviewed May 14, 2019

Well, went to a hockey game that was great but for the first 15 minutes the fire alarm was going off. No one seemed concerned or made an effort to turn it off. Otherwise, the arena is nice, great views from everywhere. We were in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jodie W
Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

I work with one of the FHL teams and my husband and I recently traveled to First Arena. I was very impressed with this arena. It is probably on of the nicest in the FHL. They know how to put on a good show and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed August 10, 2017

A good sized and under utilized venue within the "city" of Elmuira. in addition to hockey games has been used for concerts, wine tasting events, trade shows, etc.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

First Arena, home to the Elmira Jackals (Ice Hockey). Was there for the Elmira PBR. Professional Bull Riders event. Not so much a rodeo as a rodeo has many events. Lots of contestants rode and many regional participants were part of the mix. It was...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Not really sure what to think of this arena anymore, as our hockey team has folded, and no one really knows what the future holds for it.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank UFGatorDad
Reviewed February 17, 2017

OK facility. Could be great with the right people! Have been going for 8 years and have only ever had an OK experience!

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed November 20, 2016

The First Arena has great views from any seat you are sitting in! The Jackals are always great, and so is the food!

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed August 14, 2016

First time here. We came because our daughter is an anime nut and always wanted to come to this. Parking was easy.. it was seperated into two different rooms. the one in the back was cold... we were over the ice rink! People were pleasant...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank robin09
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Went to a Jackals game this past season. Seating is great. Views are great. The venue is clean and seating is roomy, lighting is bright. The prices at the concession stand is comparable to any similar venue in the area. Access to the arena is...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank 4160Jeff
Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Was excited the first time but at the last minute while everyone was there they cancelled because of the court being wet. They postponed it to a later date and we went. Kids had a blast. They enjoyed themselves very much

Date of experience: March 2016
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