Address: 100 Broadway Cincinnati, OH 45202
In most cases, all you have to do is get to downtown Cincinnati to find U.S. Bank Arena. From there, you can follow the signs to the coliseum. We're located on the Ohio River right next to Great American Ballpark, The Banks, and Paul Brown Stadium. We're also directly across the river from the Newport Aquarium and Newport on the Levee.
East Garage: 443 E Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202 | more info | (513) 946-8100
(This is where all pre-paid parking pass holders should go)
Central Riverfront Garage: 149 Broadway Cincinnati, OH 45202 | more info | (513) 946-8100
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U.S. Bank Arena is a short walk from many restaurants and bars on Cincinnati's Riverfront and in Northern Kentucky. Below are a few of our partners that frequently offer specials for guests of U.S. Bank Arena:
The main box-office is located on the plaza level (4th floor of U.S. Bank Arena facing Great American Ballpark). You may access the plaza level by utilizing the steps surrounding U.S. Bank Arena and Great American Ballpark or by entering the security entrance (corner of Mehring Way and Old Broadway) on non-event days.
All events at U.S. Bank Arena have assigned seating. There are ushers available to help you find your seat location. Each event at U.S. Bank Arena is unique, so use the charts here as a general guide. Click on a section of the chart to see what your view will be (Some seating arrangements may not have views available yet).
Parents, don’t forget to register your child at one of our Band-A-Hand locations on the plaza level during family shows. Band-A-Hand allows you to wristband your child with seat location, should he/she wander off during your visit with us at U.S. Bank Arena.
All guests entering the arena are subject to a metal-detector screening, visual inspection, and bag inspection conducted by U.S. Bank Arena Security personnel. The purpose of the inspection is to detect prohibited items and is for the safety of our guests and our staff.
For safety reasons, guests are refused entry if they are in possession of prohibited items. Illegal items will be confiscated and turned over to the police. If a guest is found inside the venue with a prohibited item, the item will be confiscated and the guest may be ejected from the facility. The following items are not permitted:
• Aerosol Cans of any product
• Animals/Pets (except service animals)
• Audio/Video Recording Equipment
• Balloons, Beach Balls or similar inflatable items
• Cans, Bottles, Glass or Other Beverage Containers
• Chains, Studded Bracelets, etc.
• Coolers or Ice Chests
• Illegal Drugs
• Large Bags and Purses, larger than 12”x12”x6”
• Laser Pens and Pointers
• Noisemaking Devices (i.e. whistles, air horns)
• Outside Food, Beverage, Bottled Water, etc.
• Professional Photography Equipment, Tripods, Monopods and Selfie Sticks
• Poles or sticks to Display Flags, Banners, etc. (Except at Cyclones Games)
• Selfie Sticks
• Skateboards, Rollerblades, Bikes, etc.
• Unapproved pamphlets, fliers, handbills, etc.
• Weapons of any kind - Guests, including law enforcement personnel not present in an official capacity, are prohibited from bringing weapons into the arena. Weapons include, but are not limited to, the following: firearms, explosives, stun guns, handcuffs, brass knuckles, sticks, clubs, batons, martial arts instruments, pepper spray, tear gas, knives, etc. Guests found in possession of such items will be asked to remove the item from the arena or dispose of it. Guests who refuse to comply will be ejected from the arena and may be subject to arrest.
• Any Other Item deemed inappropriate or dangerous by the venue in its sole discretion This list is subject to change at any time by management. Thank you for your cooperation.
Guests with specific accessibility needs should contact the arena in advance to arrange. Please try to call at least three days before the event, if possible.
U.S. Bank Arena is located at 100 Broadway, Cincinnati, OH, 45202
Children two and older must have a valid ticket to gain entrance to the arena. Age restrictions vary per event.
For safety and as a courtesy to other guests, sitting and/or standing in the aisles or inner concourse is not permitted. Aisles and the inner concourse should be kept clear at all times.
No alcohol or any illegal substances may be brought in the venue. Alcoholic beverages can be purchased by persons 21 years of age or older with legal identification. Sales terminate at any time at the sole discretion of management.
Only service animals are permitted inside of the arena. They must stay on a harness in ticketed areas and may not block any aisle, hallway, etc.
There are two ATM’s located at the arena. One is located near the Main Gate, behind section 138 and the other is located near the East Gate, behind section 117. .
Baby changing stations are located in all public restrooms in the arena.
For most events, backpacks and other large bags are not permitted inside the arena. Acceptable bags are no larger than 12” x 12” x 6”.
Ballons are not permitted inside the arena.
All guests are subject to a bag search and security check before entering the arena.
Only handheld signs and banners are allowed in the arena. Sticks on any signs must be removed. Obscene language or graphic material will not be allowed. Banners and signs may not obstruct other guests’ views, or cover any permanent signage inside the arena. Arena management reserves the right to confiscate any sign that is deemed unacceptable. This policy may vary per event.
All message requests for Cyclones Games must be processed directly through the team. Please call 513-421-7825 to make a request. Announcements for other arena events are not possible.
For information regarding booking a special event, please contact Karen Hartman at email@example.com
Located on the West side of the arena. Guests may purchase tickets through Ticketmaster online, by calling 800-745-3000 or at any Ticketmaster outlet.
Small, non-professional still cameras that are less than 3 ½ inches in length may be brought into the arena. Audio or video recording devices are prohibited. Guests are not permitted to block aisles or the view of other guests while taking pictures. Tripods and monopods are not permitted in the building. This policy is subject to change per event.
All guests attending arena events are expected to comply with the following U.S. Bank Arena – Fan Code of Conduct. We are committed to provide a safe, comfortable and family atmosphere in the arena. Our staff will proactively intervene to support an environment where:
• Guests shall be respectful to all other guests, fans, participants, event officials, entertainers, athletes, arena staff and arena property.
• Guests shall not willfully and maliciously disturb a guest/employee and shall not interfere in other guests’ enjoyment of the event.
• Guests will show their ticket when requested and sit only in their ticketed seat.
• Guests who drink alcoholic beverages shall do so in a responsible manner.
• Intervention with an impaired or intoxicated guest will be handled in a prompt and safe manner. • Guests shall smoke only in designated external areas.
• Guests shall refrain from using offensive language, making obscene gestures, wearing obscene or indecent clothing, throwing projectiles of any kind and possessing prohibited items.
• Guests will refrain from displays of affection not appropriate in a public, family setting.
• Guests shall never enter the playing or performance area, or interfere with the progression of the event in any fashion.
• Any other conduct deemed by the venue to be inappropriate to the peace and good order of events or which may adversely affect the safety or persons or property will be handled by arena staff in its sole discretion.
• Guests shall comply with the direction and instructions of venue staff.
• Guests are responsible for their own good time by immediately reporting inappropriate behavior to the nearest usher or building liaison.
Any guest who fails to adhere to the policies and procedures of the Arena, or local, state and federal law is subject to ejection and/or arrest.
For most events U.S. Bank Arena Opening & Closing times are as follows: OPEN: 60 minutes for sporting events and family shows, Cyclones season ticket holders 15 minutes before general doors, 90 minutes for concerts, 2 hours for shows with any general admission areas. These do vary by show so please check your tickets or information contained on the website. CLOSE: Suite holders may remain up to 60 minutes past the end of the event as long as they remain either in their suites. All non-premium ticket holding guests are welcome to stay no longer than 30 minutes after the conclusion of the event.
Guests are prohibited from wearing any clothing displaying profane or offensive material. Guests found within the arena wearing clothing displaying items that can be construed as profane or offensive by management will be asked to provide a solution where the items will no longer be displayed. If no solution can be found, or the solutions do not meet the satisfaction of management, the guest may be ejected from the facility. Additionally, all guests must be fully-clothed to enter any area of the arena. Guests without shirts, shoes, etc. will not be permitted entrance.
There are three elevators in the arena, behind sections 103, 124, and 137.
We strive to deliver exceptional customer service and we are pleased when we hear of employees who perform in an exemplary manner. If you would like to give any of our employee’s special recognition, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
In order to ensure all of our guests receive the full value of their ticket investment, only those persons with a ticket for a particular seat will be able to occupy that seat.
There is a family/accessible handicap behind section 112.
The First Aid room is located behind section 110. We have a trained first aid staff available during all events. Contact the nearest Arena staff member if you are in need of assistance.
Outside food and beverage are not permitted inside the arena. Exceptions may be made for medical reasons. Please inform the Security Officer checking your bag, if this is the case.
Per arena policy, no outside Food & Beverage may be brought into the arena; including all alcohol, bottles of wine or cakes. Gifts must be unwrapped or in a gift bag. All gifts must be presented to security before entering the arena.
Our Group Sales Department can help with group ticketing for all types of events. For non-Cyclones events please contact Sarah Kern at 513-421-4111x 178 and for Cyclones events contact 513-421-PUCK (7825).
Located at on the Main Concourse by Section 102. It is designed to provide answers to questions or issues during an event. In addition, it provides assistance to guests with disabilities.
Distribution of handouts, flyers, pamphlets or promotional items are not permitted on U.S. Bank Arena property without prior authorization from arena management. Solicitation for signatures on petitions is also prohibited.
The arena has the right to refuse entry to any guest deemed intoxicated upon arrival. Any intoxicated guest causing a disturbance will be asked to leave the facility and may be subject to arrest.
Laser pointers and similar items are prohibited. Any laser pointer which is confiscated will not be returned.
All separated parties will be directed or taken to the Guest Relations desk behind section 102. For safety reasons, we are unable to make in-arena announcements for lost children or guests.
During an event, all lost and found items will be taken to the Guest Relations desk. Once the event is over, the guest can contact 513-421-4111 to follow up.
The Main Merchandise stand is located inside the Main Entrance by Section 104. For larger shows, auxiliary stands are often set up behind sections 117, 126, and 138.
Convenient parking is located at the Central Riverfront Garage to the west of the arena, the East Garage on the east side of the arena, the Cincinnati Public Landing off Mehring Way, and other surface lots in the area.
The most convenient dropoff location is in on Main St/Joe Nuxhall Way in front of the Reds Hall of Fame.
There are not any public telephones at the arena.
We do not offer a paging system and no appeals or announcements will be made over the public address system.
Pucks that go into the seating area during a Hockey game may be kept by the guest who catches it. However, a guest may not reach over any barrier or enter any secured area in an attempt to retrieve an object.
We are committed to creating a safe, comfortable, and enjoyable entertainment experience. Please be aware of our Puck in Play Policy, which requires guests to refrain from accessing their seats until the puck is no longer in play. This policy minimizes the risk of guest injury and enables an unobstructed view of the game.
The arena has a NO RE-ENTRY policy during events. Exceptions may be made in cases of medical reasons or to return a prohibited item to a vehicle.
Overnight parking is not permitted in any of our parking lots.
The If You See Something, Say Something campaign is a simple and effective program to engage the public and key frontline employees in identifying and reporting indicators of terrorism, crime and other threats to the proper transportation and law enforcement authorities. If you see something, say something! To report suspicious activity, see your nearest Usher or Security Officer.
Are not permitted in the Arena.
Skateboarding, scooter riding and rollerblading in U.S. Bank Arena and in any of the parking lots is prohibited.
Smoking is not permitted in the Arena at any time including the use of smoking devices such as electric or vapor cigarettes, pipes, etc. Smoking is only permitted in external designated locations. For most events this is on the north side of the outer concourse, behind section 125 or 130. This may change for certain events.
When a ticket is purchased, the ticketholder is entitled to the seat and the standing area in front of the seat. Standing on seats or any other building structure is not permitted. Standing guests should be respectful of others around them.
Small collapsible strollers that can fit under the seat of the guest and remain out of the aisles.
Parking around the arena is owned and controlled by Hamilton County and other private vendors. Tailgating is at the lot owners’ discretion.
Scalpers and ticket brokers are not recognized ticketing agents of the Arena. To avoid problems with counterfeit, stolen or voided tickets, guests should make their purchase through authorized outlets only.
Compact, folding/collapsible umbrellas are allowed into the arena. They must be stored under the seat of the guest and remain out of the aisles.
All bags, coats, and guests will be searched prior to entry into the arena. Prohibited items must be returned to one’s vehicle or be confiscated in order for admittance.
Guests, including law enforcement personnel not present in an official capacity, are prohibited from bringing weapons into the arena. Weapons include, but are not limited to, the following: firearms, explosives, stun guns, handcuffs, brass knuckles, sticks, clubs, batons, martial arts instruments, pepper spray, tear gas, knives, etc. Guests found in possession of such items will be asked to remove the item from the arena or dispose of it. Guests who refuse to comply will be ejected from the arena and may be subject to arrest.
Will Call windows are located at the Box Office on the west side of the building and is accessible from the outer plaza.
Each event may have exceptions to these policies, so be sure to check the specific event page before attending.
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