Nationwide Arena Guide: Amenities, Attractions, Parking

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Our Nationwide Arena Guide below outlines all of the information you need to know when visiting this large multi-purpose indoor arena in Columbus, Ohio. Find nearby hotels, attractions, parking and much more!

Nationwide Arena Guide:

  • Venue:  Nationwide Arena
  • Address:  200 West Nationwide Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio  43215
  • Capacity:  Hockey 18,500, Basketball 19,500, Concerts 20,000

Nationwide Arena Guide Information

Nationwide Arena is a large multi-purpose arena located in Columbus, Ohio. The arena was completed in 2000 and serves home to the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL). The arena also plays host to multiple other events and concerts throughout the year.

Nationwide Arena Guide: Amenities

  • Red Line Lounge is located on the arena’s Event Level. It is a sophisticated restaurant style room that features a full-service lounge area with a bar, extensive buffet table and direct access to the main arena bowl through a private entrance.
  • Delaware North Companies Sportservice is Nationwide Arena’s exclusive food and beverage services provider. Offers guests a variety of food and beverage items on the main, Club Level and upper concourses.
  • Papa John’s Pizza is served at 4 concourse locations throughout the arena.
  • A 70 foot glass-enclosed atrium.
  • A 135 foot light tower that illuminates the downtown Columbus sky and signals an event happening inside Nationwide Arena.

Nationwide Arena Guide: Parking and Transportation

  • More then 15,000 parking spaces available within a 10 minute walk of Nationwide Arena. All surrounding parking lots and garages offer spaces for guests with disabilities.
  • All pickups and dropoffs will take place on West Street. West Street can be used for temporary parking while waiting to make a pickup or drop off.
  • The Nationwide Arena parking garage is also open on non-event days for $5.
  • Multiple taxis available to and from Nationwide Arena.

Nationwide Arena Guide: Nearby Hotels

Nationwide Arena Guide: Nearby Restaurants

  • The Three Legged Mare – 0.1 kms – American, Bar, Irish, Pub
  • BD’s Mongolian Grill – 0.1 kms – Asian, Chinese, Mongolian
  • Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant – 0.1 kms – American, Bar, Pub

Nationwide Arena Guide: Nearby Attractions

  • SegAway Tours of Columbus – 0.3 kms
  • North Market Farmer’s Market – 0.4 kms
  • Huntington Park – 0.5 kms
  • Greater Columbus Convention Center – 0.5 kms
  • Short North Arts District – 0.7 kms

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