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Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre

Open Now: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open today: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Reviewed January 14, 2019
Victoria, Canada
Stadium for sports, concerts and other events

A newer large stadium on Blanchard near the downtown area of Victoria. Nice facilities and good... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2018
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1925 Blanshard St, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 4J2, Canada
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Reviewed January 14, 2019

Okay, admittedly the header of this review is something of an inside joke. But now that I've got that out of the way: Opened in 2005, the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre is a great small arena. Sure, it lacks the size of, say, GM Place but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PookyCake
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Great concert, great seats on the floor. Rod Stewart rocked even with a broken foot. Parking was free for this event.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank morleyj2015
Reviewed November 4, 2018

First time we had been here. We went to see the Celtic Thunder concert, and it was fantastic. The sound & lighting were all great. We were quite impressed with the overall place. It's amazing how they can use this place for hockey games, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

If you want to enter 1940's fascist Germany, look no further! These guys are rent a cops who harass like no other. Worst security for a major venue I've ever seen.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Connar G
Reviewed July 25, 2018

I booked my appointment with Sound Advice nearly 2 weeks in advance. On the day I arrived they told me they required all day for a 3 hour job. When I arrived at closing they told me they did not get it finished but I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank luckybudd
Reviewed July 1, 2018

would take this venue for a larger concert setting over Vancouver or other locations .. smaller and more intimate - GREAT for seeing favourite artists and performances

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank S_Leach
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Beautiful arena great seating access to outdoors and washrooms great for disabled people, really nice and handy

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

great place to see an ice show or any other show that comes here. Good hockey team plays here as well.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tina C
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

A newer large stadium on Blanchard near the downtown area of Victoria. Nice facilities and good seating. Parking is available nearby. A good place to attend events in Victoria

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Evauator
Reviewed March 27, 2018

A lot of sports arenas and event centers are located away from a city center and not close to other places to visit or eat at. But this one is in the middle of everything and walkable to/from most hotels. It's clean and new with...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Cindy B
May 21, 2018|
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Response from Mexico69 | Reviewed this property |
There is a few sections called the club section. They are padded. The rest are hard plastic. They have no arms and are very uncomfortable. The padded seat are bearable. If you do a concert the floor seats are folding chairs... More