Discover the Arena District in Columbus, Ohio

Here for a business meeting, a concert, or maybe you’re staying in the neighborhood for a weekend getaway? You’re invited to explore all that the Arena District has to offer…and then some. Join your colleagues for a post-meeting happy hour at a bar or restaurant within walking distance. Keep up with your workout routine at the Arena District Athletic Club. Celebrate a milestone with friends and family in a private dining space. We’re all about making the moment last just a little bit longer!


Since its opening in 2000, Nationwide Arena has been the home of the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets as well as a wide variety of world-class entertainment events. Join the 5th Line and catch the action on home ice. Hockey fans gather in the Arena District before and after the puck drops...over a dozen bars and restaurants are within walking distance of the arena. R Bar is a must for all hockey fans!

The Arena District has more than a dozen restaurants and bars to meet anything you’re in the mood for. Grab dinner or catch up with friends at a nearby watering hole before or after the game!


The Arena District has ample parking options to choose from during your visit to Columbus. View a map of the Arena District parking locations to help orient yourself before you arrive.

You can pre-purchase a parking spot in advance if you are attending a ticketed event in the Arena District.