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There isn't a bad seat in the house!

Even the "cheapest" of seats isn't a bad seat in this venue. The upstairs mezz offers a bar and... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Beverly P
Erie, Pennsylvania
Good place to watch an event

Easy to navigate, concessions are friendly and clean. Rest rooms are clean. The environment is... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2016
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Even the "cheapest" of seats isn't a bad seat in this venue. The upstairs mezz offers a bar and quite often an appetizer buffet before games (OHL) and other events for around $20. The customer service is always above and beyond and the atmosphere is...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Beverly P
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I am an avid concert goer and sports fan, I've been to stadium sized shows and very small standing room only venues. This falls somewhere in the middle Erie Insurance Arena is a basic arena, decently small, but easy to get around. First time I...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Dylan R
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I have been to the Erie Insurance Arena for a couple different events. When it was remodeled they added more seats, however, the seats are now closer together and not nearly as wide as they should be. I am an average sized person and my...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Easy to navigate, concessions are friendly and clean. Rest rooms are clean. The environment is welcoming and easy to use. Staff is always friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Radams123
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is your typical arena venue with indoor, bleacher type seating. Graduations, concerts, and hockey games are all held here. It's located in downtown Erie.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank JenBYoga
Reviewed 12 April 2016

New renovations make this arena so much more "friendly" for any venue whether it's a sporting event or a concert. Food is actually pretty good and there's a wide variety of beer available.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Susan P
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Fun hockey game. Great way to spend an evening. Concession stands are clean and efficient. Restrooms are clean and plentiful.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank cathymrn
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Great facility for this type of gathering. The staff we're very helpful and security was top notch. Looking forward to returning

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Susan H
Reviewed 17 March 2016

We came here from Des Moines Iowa to see the Energy play at the Bayhawks. Although the crowd was a bit out of it for a weekday, the facility is nice and the presentation was of pretty high quality. Easy to park and get in...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank GopherHawk
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Disney on Ice, TSO, Florida Georgia Line, our Erie Bayhawks all have appeared here plus much more. Seating is easy to find and parking is close and inexpensive.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank peggyk532002
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I have never purchase food or drinks here