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Went with friends to see a hockey game. It was fun. Parking sucks if you get there late because all... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
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Graduation Venue

My son was graduating from high school and his school chose this venue for the ceremony. They had... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Amanda M
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300 Elm St, Rockford, IL 61101-1238
+1 815-968-5600
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Went with friends to see a hockey game. It was fun. Parking sucks if you get there late because all the free parking goes first. Then you have to parks blocks away or use the parking tower which costs money. The building is big and...More

Thank pitpat3
Reviewed 14 August 2018

I visited this place for a convention and found the facility easy to navigate. There was excellent cooling considering the size of the crowd on a hot day. Parking was adequate in a near-by parking structure. So it wasn't to far of a walk. Seating...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

My son was graduating from high school and his school chose this venue for the ceremony. They had balloons drop from the ceiling and apparently there is such a job as professional balloon popper, because after the ceremony, two ladies ran through the place popping...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We were there for the March 31st game against the San Jose Barracudas. We won... which is always a bonus. However, this venue is nice. Seats are good and the restrooms are plentiful. Lots of choices for food and beverages. Parking garage is good. Staff...More

Thank catjmg
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

For a business celebration rented Hog Heaven which is a really great space. Private bar, bar seating all along the end, tables set up for visiting and a great spread of food (Mexican is best package). BMO let us volunteer 6 people for the Bubbles...More

Thank BucketListTravelChic
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We attended the Alan Jackson concert, had seats on floor 2, chairs are tightly positioned, so it was a bit snug. Luckily there were two empty seats so we had a bit more room. We couldn't sit much, though, with such great music when Alan...More

Thank Colleen P
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Parking has been changed and we can get in and out of this place in 15 mintues. Only downfall is they open the doors only an hour ahead of the hockey game. Not much time to go around and look at the vendors and you...More

1  Thank firebird350
Reviewed 3 January 2018

The event started at 2:00 pm. The doors opened at 1:00 pm. I did have some trouble finding my seats since the arrangement was confusing. I located the guest services desk and was escorted to our seats. All was good until we sat down. I...More

Thank cdarrel1
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Paid parking is available in a structure across the street. From there you can cross the street across a pedestrian bridge. I did not notice ushers in the seating area.There are no handrails in the aisles of the seating areas; so if you have impaired...More

Thank ransom007
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I love to go and watch the Ice Hogs play. Even though they've never won a game anytime I go. I just enjoy watching them. I will always call it the Metro Centre because that is what it was growing up. I've seen several things...More

Thank Karleen W
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23 March 2017|
Response from weakglovehand | Reviewed this property |
No. Most of the items are priced for the venue. I'm sure they can fluctuate with out BMO telling me. Take a few extra bucks if you haven't gone to a live event in awhile
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10 April 2016|
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Response from Mike H | Reviewed this property |
Been there for Willie Nelson/ Toby Keith concert it's not a huge place should be ok. If its anything like the united center for the Blackhawks you will need to get there early and when the gates open you will need to hurry... More