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Hockey Game

First time visiting Pittsburgh and only for the Penguin game. Were from Jersey and have seen many... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Dan D
Oxford, New Jersey
Great venue

Penguin playoff games. Seats are pricey but even in the upper sections there is no bad hockey... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Laurie G
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1001 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-6201
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

First time visiting Pittsburgh and only for the Penguin game. Were from Jersey and have seen many games over the years in several venues. I was very pleased with the PPG Arena and will be returning as soon as I can. Had lower level seats...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dan D
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Penguin playoff games. Seats are pricey but even in the upper sections there is no bad hockey seat. Nice staff and food is good and reasonably priced

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Laurie G
Reviewed 18 September 2018

My husband is a lifelong Penguins fan. I've been to 3 games here and absolutely love this arena! I'm a Red Wings fan and Detroit Native. Going to the Joe for our hockey games has been wonderful and we'll surely miss it, but when you...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Great building to watch a sporting event or a concert. Really not a bad seat in the house. Easy to get to, plenty of parking available.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

So this is a good concert venue except for the people! By that I mean the staff and the stiff People of Pittsburgh. I am so tired of being expected to SIT at ROCK concerts. I read some complaints about ushers not telling people to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We went for a concert. We were in the upper section, a little steep and no leg room but still view and thebsound was excellent. They had friendly workers and staff. Seems like a lot of grear things happen here so will plan to attend...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Entered through highmark gate and had to circle arena to reach section 221. Very long walk and section very steep. Next time will get seats section 101/102. Closer to gate and not as steep

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 17 August 2018

love this arena so much. very glad the penguins have this place to play. also good for concerts not too hard to find a good seat. overall, PPG is awesome.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jordan t
Reviewed 15 August 2018

My friend and I came to Pittsburgh to see the Foo Fighters at PPG Paints Arena. We took an Uber, so I can't comment on the parking, but the venue is in a great area right downtown. Concession stands are plentiful, and we had no...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jando24
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We attended the Rod Stewart concert August 11, 2018. Sound was great, lighting was great, the show was fantastic! Drinks are very expensive. Bathrooms need cleaned. Seating in the 200’s level is EXTREMELY STEEP! Would go back again for sure, but get seating on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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21 November 2018|
Response from JY5150 | Reviewed this property |
I’ve been there for Pens games and have seen other people doing this during warmups. I’m assuming that if you just let one of the ushers know what you’re trying to do they’ll let you. The club seating area is most likely... More
16 November 2018|
Response from JessieBeth | Reviewed this property |
Typically one hour prior to game start
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17 October 2018|
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Response from Kathleen K | Reviewed this property |
It's on the edge of a sketchy area, which is typical in a city. It is also next to a college, and the downtown area. It is well lit with many people around. Thousands of people go here often for hockey games an events... More