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First Ontario Centre

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101 York Blvd, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 3L4, Canada
+1 905-546-4040
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A Bit Dated

I've been going here all my life, since it used to be known as Copps' Coliseum (a name I still... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hamilton, Canada
Saw Ovo (Cirque du soleil) at this venue

What an amazing venue. Having seen countless Cirque performances in tents, this was a real treat... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Toronto, Canada
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  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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101 York Blvd, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 3L4, Canada
+1 905-546-4040
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been going here all my life, since it used to be known as Copps' Coliseum (a name I still prefer to use). There's been some historic happenings here like Gretzky to Lemieux. (Although that's a bit before my time) But the place hasn't really...More

Thank SailorAirman
Reviewed 10 July 2017

What an amazing venue. Having seen countless Cirque performances in tents, this was a real treat. We came early and hung out at the nearby market - had a coffee and food - before the show. This venue is great for a few reasons -...More

Thank LoriAnn717
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I saw a concert here and the acoustics were awesome. I crossed the border just to see the group!:)..

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

This was the perfect setting for the hundreds and hundreds of proud parents and exciting teenagers who were moving on from high school with their graduation diplomas in hand. We elected to park underground at the Centre and it worked out just fine. There was...More

Thank Beach30Canada
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Went to see TOOL concert and been to this venue a few times before but this time it was the worst for lineups, I mean huge lines for beer, they didn't prepare for a show like this obviously as it was insane. As for the...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I've been to this arena a fair number of times overs they years for concerts, wrestling and now, monster jam. There is plenty of parking in the area and, outside of one event, they were all well run and the sound was very good. I've...More

Thank Jeremy M
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Many many concerts, and sports events held here, of which I have attended. Great seats for most events. Plenty of parking from $3 to $30, depending on what concert/event.

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

1st time @ First Ontario (aka CoppsColiseum) Nice venue clean great seating super easy in and out, Good sound for an arena. Typical complaints crappy beed selections @ insane prices, OK not as insane as ACC. The real kicker is parking, ah Hamilton. Shut down...More

Thank 97hill
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Concerts in the Hammer are great. They way they set the stages up for concerts is great, not a bad seat in the house. If your from the area, or your coming into town for a show, Hockey game, Monster truck.....whatever. It's not Toronto. Great...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017

First time attending the First Ontario Centre. We went back to back dates, one for packet pick up and the other for race day. The Around the Bay 30k race finishes on the arena floor which is an unforgettable experience. The facilities in the arena...More

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Richie B
16 April 2017|
Response from Marcy S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Underground parking has handicap parking.
12 March 2017|
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Response from SBishop18 | Reviewed this property |
Honestly as long as you have your items for your son in baggies in your bag I doubt anyone will say anything. Don't try to bring in booze or a pizza! 😊