Arena District Sporting Venues
(Columbus Professional Sports Teams)
The Arena District serves as the base for Columbus’ professional sports teams. With three modern, state-of-the-art sport venues, you can be close to the action regardless of the team playing.
And be sure to stop in one of the Arena District’s popular bars or restaurants before or after the game!
Columbus Blue Jackets
If you’re a hockey enthusiast in Columbus, Ohio, you won’t want to miss catching a Columbus Blue Jackets game. Founded in 1997 and playing their first game in the 2000-2001 season, the Blue Jackets are the city’s NHL team and play at the Nationwide Arena in the Arena District.
Whether you’re a die-hard fan or just looking for a fun night out, the Blue Jackets always put on an exciting show with their fast-paced, high-energy games.
Nationwide Arena is a state-of-the-art facility with plenty of food and drink options, and the passionate Columbus crowd ensures that every game is an unforgettable experience.
If you’re a soccer fan, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to catch a game played by the Columbus Crew, the city’s very own Major League Soccer (MLS) team.
Established in 1994, the Columbus Crew has a rich history and is beloved by local fans. The Crew plays at the state-of-the-art Lower.com Field, which opened in 2021. It has a 20,000-seat capacity yet keeps you close to the action.
The Crew offers fans an exciting and unforgettable experience, whether you’re a die-hard fan or simply looking for a fun activity to do.
So, don your black and yellow gear, and prepare to cheer on the Columbus Crew! And if you can’t attend in person, Columbus has some amazing soccer bars where you can check out the game in a true Irish pub or sports bar setting.
The Columbus Clippers are a Minor League Baseball team based in Columbus, Ohio. The team was founded in 1977 and has since become a beloved part of the city’s sports culture.
The Clippers are the Triple-A affiliate of the Cleveland Guardians (formerly known as the Cleveland Indians) and play their home games at Huntington Park, a state-of-the-art stadium in downtown Columbus’s heart. It opened in 2009 and seats 10,100 people.