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Address: 101 York Blvd, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 3L4, Canada
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Enjoyed events at First Ontario Centre (formerly Copps Coliseum) for years...

I've seen concerts and Disney-on-ice shows since I was a kid at First Ontario Centre. Always a good local experience, just make sure you select your seats wisely.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Hamilton, Canada
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Hamilton, Canada
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've seen concerts and Disney-on-ice shows since I was a kid at First Ontario Centre. Always a good local experience, just make sure you select your seats wisely.

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Windsor-Essex-Pelee Island Region, Canada
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31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to see Black Sabbath here. Great Facility, Everything is spaced properly and there are plenty of bathrooms for the amount of people this place holds.

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Thank Jagerlyn
Milton, Ontario
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Great venue for a concert. Sound was great, good view, seats were comfortable and lots of parking. Seated in section 115. Concert stage ran down the centre of the floor area, instead of just at one end - making it nice that any seat in the venue allowed for good viewing of the artist. Carrie Underwood puts on a great... More 

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Nanticoke
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45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Went 10 friends to see a hockey game vs Flint and one of my friends grandson plays on that team. Lots of action and seating was good. The only complaint was the price of a beverage ie. wine $12.50 plus tip. Easy to get in and out of.

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Newcastle
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130 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

First time at this venue and I was so pleased!! Steps from our hotel the process of getting in was well organized and quick! Seating was great and because Carrie Underwood had a Centre stage set up I think everyone was happy with their spot in the crowd. Would definitely come back to see another artist here!!

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Toronto, Canada
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477 reviews
292 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were there for Carrie Underwood. The stadium is smaller and made it so all the fans were closer (even Carrie mentioned how nice it was to be playing in a place where she could see everyone.) Maybe the best bang for the buck of any venue in southern Ontario.

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461 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We were in Hamilton for Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire Heart & Soul Tour 3.0 at the First Ontario Centre last Saturday night. I haven't been to the First Ontario Centre since it was called Copps Coliseum many years ago and back then I went to a Hamilton Bulldogs hockey game. The seats were pretty comfortable as arena seats... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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1,524 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We recently attended the Earth Wind & Fire/Chicago concert at First Ontario and thoroughly enjoyed the evening. The seats were comfortable, the acoustics decent and the crowd loud. It's clearly an older arena as the public spaces are a little crammed and the washrooms on the small side. But I've never been in an arena this size that was so... More 

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Region of Waterloo, Canada
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10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I've been to 90% of the OHL rinks and this one is my favorite. The recent renovations have made the arena feel like it's new. The seats are cushioned and comfortable, and having sat in different parts of the lower bowl, the view has been great wherever I sat. The downsides is the that there's no parking, so hunting for... More 

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Binbrook, Canada
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112 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Date Night October 7th - Detroit Red Wings vs Toronto Maple Leafs, first time for a Hamilton experience and first time NHL for my wife. Great seats in section 113. Purchased the tickets at the Centre in advance for $69.25 each rather than through Ticketmaster that charges a larger fee.Score 2-1 Wings!

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