Nationwide Arena

Home of Columbus Blue Jackets

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200 W Nationwide Blvd

Columbus, OH 43215 USA

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Seating Capacity:

Hockey: 18500

Event Tickets:

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Stadium Information

About Nationwide Arena:

Opening in 2000, this stadium has been the home of the Blue Jackets since opening. It was the second professional team to come to Columbus (Columbus Crew SC)

Tour Info:

A variety of tour options are available. Please visit for tour information.

Security Screenings:

Like almost all US and Canadian Stadiums, you will need to enter through a metal detector before entering the stadium.  Be sure to give yourself extra time and don't bring any weapons or devices that could be seen as a weapon inside.  Pat down searches may be required.

Bag Policy:

All large bags such as backpacks, suitcases, beach bags, etc. will be prohibited from entry into the arena.  All bags are subject to inspection before entry.

Note: Bag and security policy listed above are for typical sporting events. Special events, concerts, and other situations may result in variation to the policy. Please check event website for any changes or variation.

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Parking & Local Transportation

Parking Options

There are more than 15000 parking spaces within a 10 minute walk of the stadium. It's highly recommended that you prepay for parking if you want to park in the closest lots. Please visit the parking website to purchase.

Reserve your parking spot in advance: Click here, park anywhere

Bus Service:

Take the 18 or the 67 bus to the Nationwide Blvd and McConnell Blvd stop. Please visit COTA to plan your trip.

Rail Service:

There does not appear to be any rail service to this stadium.

Taxi Service:

All pick up and drop offs must occur off of West Street, on the southwest side of the stadium.

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Top Yelp Reviews

Michael M.

The arena is very pretty, its in the heart of it all, food was good and the folks behind the counter were all very friendly and professional. However let's...

Posted On: 2020-03-02 10:33:15

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Chelsea E.

I love heading to events at Nationwide Arena. I have lived downtown for 6 years, so I love that it's just a hop, skip and a jump away! I've been here for...

Posted On: 2020-03-01 07:09:03

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Lisa D.

We love, love, love Nationwide Arena! We have always had great service and awesome experiences here! The hubby and I have attended the Columbus Blue Jackets...

Posted On: 2020-02-24 15:01:24

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