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EagleBank Arena

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Address: 4500 Patriot Cir, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030-4468 (Formerly Patriot Center)
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+1 703-993-3000
10:00 - 17:30
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 19:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:30

EagleBank Arena (formerly known as the Patriot Center) is a 10,000-seat...

EagleBank Arena (formerly known as the Patriot Center) is a 10,000-seat arena on the campus of George Mason University. Managed by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, the arena is home to Mason men's and women's basketball teams, concerts, sporting events, high school graduations, commencement ceremonies and more.

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Great place to see a show

We went to see Tool. Arena is on George Mason campus which was quiet and beautiful...kind of a weird place to have an arena like that. I'm used to philadelphia where their arenas... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Laura O
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to see Tool. Arena is on George Mason campus which was quiet and beautiful...kind of a weird place to have an arena like that. I'm used to philadelphia where their arenas are in industrial areas. I strongly suggest getting there really early to park. Getting into parking took forever..you had to make a left hand turn across traffic... More 

Thank Laura O
Annandale, VA
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

The arena is located just off of Braddock Rd inside the campus of George Mason University. There is always ample free parking and nary a bad seat in the house.

Thank Andy M
Lynchburg, Virginia
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Circus was fun! the tricks and show was entertaining and fun for the parents and kids. There was a break in between the show where you can get snacks. Popcorn is about $9 a box pretty expensive but expected for a circus show! Parking was good..It was hot not much circulation of air. My sons nose started bleeding due to... More 

Thank Thereviewmama
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

There were many guides to manage traffic, which was great! We had seats at the far end of the arena for the circus. We couldn't see about 1/3 of what happened and felt disengaged when the performers were at the west end. The high wire acts were blocked by equipment hanging from the ceiling. This wasn't the right venue or... More 

Thank NEVenturer
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

I have been here for many events from WWE wrestling house shows, to the circus and other sporting or even concert events. It is a great location, very easy to get to. Ample parking and ample handicap accessible parking as well. Not a far walk at all from parking to the main door. Very easy to get in and get... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I was impressed with the efficiency of getting into and out of parking, for the event. Even only one hour prior to the event, there was not a long walk from parking. The downside was food. It was hugely overpriced and pretty disappointing. For example Chic-Fil-A has a limited menu and for the basic sandwich meal -$12.00. Don't expect to... More 

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Reviewed 8 April 2017

It's been a year or two since I've been to the Eagle Bank Arena. I noticed some improvements in the bathrooms. Last time I went half the doors didn't lock. It seems like that has been corrected. I didn't buy anything to eat or drink but it looked like they had the same selections that other stadiums/arenas have. Prices seemed... More 

Thank PPooh72
Rossmoor, MD
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5 reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The EagleBank Arena has ample parking, multiple entrances, a plethora of food choice and a wonderful stadium with panoramic views. Simply perfect for concerts and large events!

Thank travelpr079
Fairfax, Virginia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This arena has been around for a long time, and I have been lucky enough to see a lot of great acts there, in a much nicer setting than the average giant arena or athletic facility. It's a great building for the George Mason basketball teams, and they have everything from the circus to Latin music festivals there. Usually a... More 

Thank Livinthadreem
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5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 26 December 2016

parking good traffic control good easy to navigate in/ out great facility staff and crowd control attended during GMU family weekend

Thank PHPollywog

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