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Nationwide Arena

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Address: 200 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215-2561
Phone Number:
+1 614-246-2000
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Description:

The new home of the Columbus Blue Jackets ice hockey team.

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My first CBJ game. Great fans, nice arena, with plenty of food choices. Very Clean, with lots of parking nearby

Reviewed 18 February 2016
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

My first CBJ game. Great fans, nice arena, with plenty of food choices. Very Clean, with lots of parking nearby

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Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We we visit the arena four to five times a year for cheerleading competitions. It is always very clean and the staff is always very helpful. We are always very pleased when we are there.

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Pickerington, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Nationwide is home to the Columbus Bluejackets but there are a lot of other really great events held here: Monday Night Raw, WWE ppv's, monster truck rallys, concerts, Disney on Ice etc. The seats are a bit small with little leg room but it's a great place to be. It can be confusing to navigate at times but watch the... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

We have been serval times to the games and have always enjoyed them. We have been with the grandchildren and with my children.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We have seen many concerts here, as well as hockey games (we have season tickets). The layout of Nationwide Arena is very easy to understand-it's just a big loop at each level. There are many escalators and elevators for people with mobility issues, and also a ton of helpful and friendly ushers to help you if you do get lost,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

My husband and I just went here for the first time so I could see my first NHL game. It's a very nice facility and easy to navigate! We had good food and had a great time. $10 for a canned beer seemed a bit much though, so we did without.

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Thank Jabrand613
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

Me and my boyfriend got to see Kevin Hart and he was great! About the stadium.. the seats are terribly uncomfortable, we had to leave early because how bad it made my hip feel, and the glass railing guards...oh my goodness whos idea was that.. it just looks unsafe ..now in the seating area where we sat was about the... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

My family enjoyed Disney on Ice and we had a very nice time and the Nationwide Arena staff are fantastic and very kind. We hope to return for another show soon.

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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 8 February 2016

Enjoyable time attending hockey game with family. Parking garage was easy access and stadium lay out was easy to maneuver.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016

We came here for a Penguins vs Blue Jackets game last year and absolutely loved our stay. Not only is the area nearly immaculate, but the staff was incredibly friendly/helpful/welcoming (even with all the Pens gear we had on!) and the fans for the Blue Jackets were very proud of their team, but not rude to us at all. The... More 

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