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Santander Arena

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Address: 700 Penn St, Reading, PA 19602-1107
Phone Number: +1 610-898-7469
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Skating performances

Great arena. Seating gives you an excellent view of performances. Easy to find seating. Many vendors and convenient rest rooms! Elevator available also toupper levels.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
Paul L
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A terrific venue! Easy access, great staff, helpful with handicapped people! Food was decent. Great fries! Will keep an eye on upcoming concerts

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Dover, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is physically a great arena to see a concert, BUT, the security was clueless and allowed for loud, obnoxious, totally out of control, drunk patrons to ruin the show for others. We saw the Steve Miller Band and he was awesome as were the band members, this "idiot" yelled and screamed behind us for the whole first hour even... More 

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Thank manmoon1
Reading, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went to a Marc Anthony concert and had a great time. Had no issues and enjoyed myself with my love. Thanks

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Thank lawmaria
Sinking Spring, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Santander Arena is a wonderful place to attend concerts and sporting events. It's relatively small size allows for every seat in the house to provide excellent viewing. I suggest you take your next opportunity to attend an event there. The Reading Royals are always entertaining and the concerts are presented in an intimate environment that will enhance your experience.

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Thank Gibbled371
Reading, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great arena. Seating gives you an excellent view of performances. Easy to find seating. Many vendors and convenient rest rooms! Elevator available also toupper levels.

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Thank Paul L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I had a knee injury and was able to take the elevator up to the second level where our seats were. The prices for wine and beer were steep. $9 for a 4 oz glass of White Zinfandel.

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Thank Shilsdorf
Ocean City, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

First time at the area to see Disturbed and Chevell. Amazing sound. The arena is just the right size. Don't think there is a bad seat in the house. Concert parking is reasonable ant ten bucks. Very good beer selections. Willie the bartender is awesome and super friendly.

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Thank Jason D
Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This arena is perfectly sized and arranged so that most every seat is great for concerts and especially for comedy shows and ice hockey games. The venue has a diverse selection of food booths and merchandise kiosks. The sound is good, and the large overhanging scoreboard is NHL caliber. Highly recommended for outings with friends.

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Thank kerrytt2016
East Stroudsburg, PA, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This place is great for concerts and hockey games. Not a bad seat in the house. Smaller than most similar venues. Lots of parking close by. Food is expensive and below average. We eat before we go, especially at hockey games, because the lines are too long. Stoudts beer has a stand, but lines are long there too.

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Thank Kent G
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Hockey games are excruciatingly loud to the point that the games are not enjoyable. Suggest everyone bring earplugs.

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Thank Dennis O

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