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“The worst venue in the world.”
Review of Scotiabank Centre

Scotiabank Centre
Ranked #30 of 138 things to do in Halifax
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153 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“The worst venue in the world.”
Reviewed July 22, 2014

I've been to 200+ concerts, in a variety of cities, in variety of venues both small and large and this is by far the worst venue of them all. I've been to approximately 10 concerts here and the acoustics are atrocious with the sound hitting you from all sides. The seats are uncomfortable. The sight lines are horrible in the upper bowl and not only for concerts as the private boxes block off your view completely to the other side of the arena. You also can not take drinks to your seat. Only if my favourite artist came to this venue would I ever go to a concert there. I have passed on going to many popular bands just because this venue is so awful. The venue is so bad it ruins any hope of having a good time.

Visited January 2014
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Ajax, Canada
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“Events Centre Close to Cambridge Suites”
Reviewed July 21, 2014

Have attended several Tattoos and curling competitions here. Comfortable seating and excellent views. Can avoid climbing hills if staying at Cambridge (excellent packages). Lots of stairs to washrooms!

Visited July 2014
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Thank Fred C
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Banning, Ca
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700 reviews
372 attraction reviews
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“Went Here for 2014 Tattoo”
Reviewed July 17, 2014

Stayed nearby and was able to walk there easily. Located near the Citadel and easily found. If walking from the waterfront it is an uphill battle for us old folks. Food available inside like any venue place - expensive. Depending upon on the venue it may be appropriate for you and your family.

Visited July 2014
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Thank Perkadventures
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dublin
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143 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
“Tatoo 2014”
Reviewed July 11, 2014

What a great location for the 2014 Tatoo. Easy to get into and to exit from. all seats are good and facilities are well located

Visited July 2014
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Thank flame01
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Sydney, Canada
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3 reviews
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“Awesome location”
Reviewed July 11, 2014

The Centered is so central to the city. Easy access. It is a great size to accommodate large events. So excited about the Scotia Bank partnership and all its reno's to follow

Visited June 2014
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