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Nationwide Arena

200 W. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 572-3454


Multipurpose sports and entertainment facility; private meeting and party space available; located in downtown Columbus; home of the NHL Columbus Blue Jackets.


Seating up to 20,000 for concerts, 19,500 (basketball) and 18,136 (hockey). Performance Space Indoors: 20,000-sq. ft. floor space; 200' x 85' NHL regulation ice rink; regulation basketball floor; artificial turf system; 80' x 60' portable stage; Ceiling Height :95' to rigging steel Performance Space Outdoors:Two landscaped plazas available as function space, adjacent to three-acre park in the Arena District Dispatch Ice Haus: NHL regulation ice rink (200' x 85') with fixed seating for 750; overall capacity 1,500 Parking: 15,000 within 10-min. walking distance (attached garage and surrounding surface lots)


Additional Rooms: Locker rooms, star rooms, performer rooms, conference rooms, media rooms, production offices, Lounge, Founder's Club Additional Services: Bud Light Terrace (concourse event area), box office, ATM, security, ushering, novelty shop, video production, advertising, marketing, catering, concessions, Internet access, fiber and television cable. Recycling programs include office paper, bottles, cans, scrap steel/aluminum, cardboard, electronics (i.e, computers, printers), mechanical fluids (such as oil) and light bulbs.