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“Great seats”
Review of Nationwide Arena

Nationwide Arena
Ranked #10 of 148 things to do in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The new home of the Columbus Blue Jackets ice hockey team.
Orwell, Ohio
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42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great seats”
Reviewed July 13, 2012

Not enough vendors open for thousands of hungry kids

Visited July 2012
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Orient, Ohio
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“great events.”
Reviewed July 13, 2012

This is a great place to see a concert. Or any event for that matter.

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Dallas
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88 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Amazing venue!”
Reviewed July 9, 2012

Nationwide Arena is a fabulous venue with a terrific surrounding area. Columbus BlueJackets Hockey is a must see when they are playing.

Visited June 2012
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Excellent venue for an NHL Game”
Reviewed July 9, 2012

First class staff, great food and adult beverage choices. Good sight lines throughout the arena. Hope to come back again soon to see a Blue Jackets game!!!

Visited November 2011
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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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92 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Go for the Event, Not the Building”
Reviewed July 5, 2012

If you are visiting Nationwide Arena, it is probably for an event - so your decision isn't really based on the arena itself, but your interest in what you are going to see. Many great events pass through, so most people in central Ohio will have occasion to visit at some point. However, I have been to arenas in several cities for various events, and I have to say that Nationwide is one of my least favorite - the seats are tiny, with very little legroom, access to sections is confusing, the selection of food and drinks for many events is quite limited, and staff are not always well-informed. There is ample and relatively reasonably priced nearby parking, however, and many good nearby restaurants - so the arena district seems much better thought-out than the actual arena.

Visited January 2012
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