The Nationwide Arena drop-off area for people with special needs is at the West Plaza, located at the northeast corner of John H. McConnell Blvd. and Nationwide Blvd. All Arena District garages and lots have reserved spaces for handicap parking.


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The Arena District is conveniently located in downtown Columbus with immediate access to the region's major interstates and COTA system bus routes. With more than 15,000 spaces within a 10 minute walk, parking is a hassle-free. Click on your destination below for maps and directions.


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Welcome to Arena District, Columbus OH

A wonderful combo of sports and entertainment arcade. Arena district is the shimmering sun of Columbus. It is situated in the center of downtown Columbus and easily reachable by significant places of the city. The place is frequently visited for its amazing dinning experience and bars and among the popular spots at the weekends.
One of the major attractions of the arena district is Nationwide Arena. The Arena is built in fascinating brick arrangement and is doubtlessly the pivot point of the entertainment area. It features an astounding seating capacity of around 18,146 for hockey sports, approximately 17,180 for the football sports, and 19,500 for basketball sports. The Arena hosted the most famous world Wrestling Entertainment, King of the Ring tournament and many other prevalent sports matches. Ever since it started in 1997, the place has become home to Columbus blue jackets, the famous national hockey team of Ohio. It features as one of the largest concert venues in US, holding a capacity for 21,000 Spectators. The arena has proudly hosted some of the powerful events like U2, Faith hill and other big performers.
The place is not just for concerts and sport lovers, but a unique alternative for movie lovers too, running the latest blockbusters and single films at arena grand theatre. If you need to be away from all the hustle-bustle simply take a walk in McFerson commons, a three-acre park in the district that features the historic union station arch ahead of a novice downtown riverside park. The arena also includes a small ice-rink where sports lover can entertain themselves, famous by the name of Dispatch IceHaus. The parking area at the arena district is looked after accordingly during big events to aid the trafficking and to avoid any inconvenience to visitors. All the facilities are huge and perfectly designed to suit best to the visitor. Its an amazing place to visit and a must see to believe the huge architecture.