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Address: 200 Civic Center Dr, Charleston, WV 25301-2097
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+1 304-345-1500
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00

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This Was The Perfect Place for Graduations, Concerts, Sporting Events,. etc.

I had the privilege of attending the graduation of my long-time friend's baby son, Christopher, here. 2017 Class of Riverside High School held May 19, 2017. The venue is huge... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ludowici Georgia
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Ludowici Georgia
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342 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had the privilege of attending the graduation of my long-time friend's baby son, Christopher, here. 2017 Class of Riverside High School held May 19, 2017. The venue is huge and easily accommodated all the students, their family & friends, faculty, and guest speaker. I can see why so many events are held here. It was a good thing that... More 

Thank MariefromGeorgia
Flint, Michigan
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195 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can tell it's an older arena, but it's in a very good location. Compared to other arena's, the parking and good venue prices were very reasonable. We attended one of the last Ringling Brothers circus events at the arena. Overall, it is a very nice arena.

Thank Furious_storm
Cleveland, OH
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44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled to the Civic Center to see the Ringling Brothers circus one last time. There is plenty of parking right at the center (only $3) or in nearby garages (only $1.75). This is not a large facility, and it appeared well maintained. The only curious thing was the lack of restrooms - only two women's restrooms in the entire... More 

Thank jjk718
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy in/out of parking garage. Great show. Seating area floor was very sticky. Building under renovations concourses are nice. Construction did not hamper visit.

Thank Marcella B
Richmond, Kentucky
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46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a nice venue, except the aisles in between each rows of seats were a bit narrow for my liking, and I felt like the seats were right on top of one another. I was at the concert by myself and stuck in between two couples, which was fine. It wasn't too hot or cold either, which was nice.

Thank Kelly K
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I've gone to events at civic center for years. Good facility. Was really bothered by events going on while renovations were been done. Didn't appreciate paying to be there while such strong paint fumes were in the air. Maybe they should complete work before having public there.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We went there for a concert and the way the seating was there couldn't have been a bad seat. Also the staff was really nice.

Thank Kim L
Jackson, Ohio
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to watch a concert. With Padded seats in first and second levels. Sound and lights are Awesome! Nice cool moving air was appreciated.

Thank Eric B
Delbarton, West Virginia
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6 reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017

we had a great time and the staff were great, they seen I had trouble with the steps and they showed me another way out so I wouldn't have to walk back up them. I have bad knees and I really appreciated this more than they knew

Thank currypattys
Spring Hill, WV
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126 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I have been there several times for ballgames concerts, fashion shows, etc. it is a great facility and managed well by John oh also the magnificent car show each year in January

Thank Judith R

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