The Arena District is one of Columbus' newest areas. The Arena District is a 75-acre mixed-use development located in downtown Columbus. The burgeoning urban neighborhood features office space, a variety of restaurants, entertainment venues and residential housing. Built on the grounds of the former Ohio Penitentiary, this district features the 18,500 seat Nationwide Arena (200 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215), home of the NHL Blue Jackets, and nearby Huntington Park (330 Hunting Park Lane Columbus, OH43215) , home of the AAA Clippers. If you are into soccer check out the MLS Columbus Crew which plays at 20,145 seat Columbus Crew Stadium (1 Black and Gold Blvd, Columbus, OH 43211. The Arena District also has a fantastic nightlife scene. There are many restaurants and bars, and the Lifestyles Community Pavilion officially known as “The L.C.” (405 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43215) often features concerts with nationally renowned bands.
Columbus Tickets and Seating
Designed in the spirit of France’s Palais de Versailles, the 2,827-seat Palace Theatre is located at the base of the LeVeque Tower on Broad Street (34 W. Broad Street Columbus). Adorned with a chandelier, grand staircase, mural, hall of autographed pictures, and fountain, the Palace is a delightful destination for an evening with the arts. Originally a vaudeville house, special attention was paid to the theatre’s acoustics when it was built. Consequently, there’s not a bad seat in the house! The Ohio Theatre is at 39 East State Street Columbus, OH is a must for visitors. From classical music to modern dance, yearly family traditions to hot concerts, the world’s best artists come to the Ohio Theatre. The breathtaking details (including the 21-foot high chandelier!) and opulent Spanish-Baroque architecture and design make any night out at the Ohio an event to remember. The 2013-14 season includes performances of The Book of Mormon, Annie, Phantom of the Opera and Wicked.