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Easy in and easy out

It takes some longer to set up in this arena if you are working, so what is wrong with going... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
Fort Myers, Florida
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Plenty of restaurants and food and beverage vendors, merchandise stores, restrooms and indoor mall... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2018
Columbia, South Carolina
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Home of the 11-time Stanley Cup Champion Detroit Red Wings, Joe Louis Arena proudly stands along the banks of the Detroit River. The 20,058-seat arena is Detroit's largest indoor venue and regularly hosts exciting attractions, including professional...more
19 Steve Yzerman Drive, Detroit, MI 48826
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

It takes some longer to set up in this arena if you are working, so what is wrong with going slower.? My experiences were pleasant. From Joe Lewis Arena one can walk to many interesting spots. My experience was, “ I never felt unsafe “

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank katiekeen2015
Reviewed September 11, 2018

I been reading the revise about the arena and most them our wrong i think they think Little citzer arena is Joe Lewis arena there nothing but hole in ground

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank brothermikegoestenko
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We did the little skytram around the sports area and downtown on our last day in Detroit. My grandchildren had never been here but had heard about Detroit from us. We grew up here and moved away 35 years ago. So sad to see the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank patthecma
Reviewed June 4, 2018

What a glorious arena. Brand new and full of Detroit sports history. The food was superb and well presented. It was easy to maneuver around the arena too. Staff were well placed and helpful. A great experience overall.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Anna M
Reviewed May 27, 2018

what a great new place to see games...the scoreboard is huge..make sure your seats are in a good place to see both screen and ice/court..drinks are high but the place is new

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank s g
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

New Home of the Red Wings: Little Caesars Arena! Demolition of JLA is slated for later in 2018. Hopefully a great new structure will be put up in its place. Detroit Riverfront Rising! 🏙️🌉🌆🌅

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

This Arena will be missed, the old building the secret stairwell from the uppper last row, down to Olympia room. Will miss Olympia room having a meal downstairs with drinks before the start, seeing the old Alumni walk past and say Hi and shake your...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank BobM72
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

New arena was awesome. Seats were average size (nothing to complain about), the interior and concessions areas were really cool, with tons of different types of food and drink too sate almost anyone. Hockey and basketball here... Area feels pretty safe if you just stay...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Spidermonkeyfx
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

Plenty of restaurants and food and beverage vendors, merchandise stores, restrooms and indoor mall type of new arena with tv’s everywhere. Great integration of the memory of Olympia Arena players and Joe Louis Arena players in to LCA. There was a silent auction while we...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank SereneIsle
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We saw a great Red Wings game! The place was clean and nicely set up. We were surprised at Home many good restaurants there were. Impressive light and sound system made for an enjoyable experience.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Holly D
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February 19, 2017|
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Response from BAMW | Reviewed this property |
Anywhere but the top rows is usually a good area to sit. It's a smallish arena.
December 25, 2015|
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Response from LJB049 | Reviewed this property |
Easiest parking is at the ramp, but it is definitely not the cheapest! Are you spending the night if so many of the nicer hotels offer shuttle service. As far as where to eat, that depends on what you like as well as how... More
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December 17, 2015|
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Response from damorelli | Reviewed this property |
I would not bring a purse. They were rumors people were being turned away if they had a purse. I hid my small purse under my jacket. Only purse I saw was clear plastic.