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Times Union Center

51 S Pearl St, Albany, NY 12207-1527
+1 518-487-2000
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Concert tour

I always enjoy Times Union Center. Great location with ample parking in the area. Restaurant and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barretomjj
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Colonie, New York
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Above average arena

Saw a basketball game here. The facility was right next to the main highways so getting out was no... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Huskies74
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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This multipurpose civic center hosts musical performances, ice shows, trade shows and is home to the AHL River Rats, NLP Attack and the Siena Saints MAAC basketball team.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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51 S Pearl St, Albany, NY 12207-1527
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+1 518-487-2000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always enjoy Times Union Center. Great location with ample parking in the area. Restaurant and hotel easily accessible.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw a basketball game here. The facility was right next to the main highways so getting out was no problem. Parking was 10 dollars, which was not bad for a major sporting event. The Center was clean and well maintained. The only drawback is the...More

Thank Huskies74
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

We attended an indoor auto racing event here. The lobby is beautiful and there are a lot of places to eat and enjoy beverages. The prices are your average arena prices, but the facility was clean and well maintained.

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Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

I recently attended the Brantley Gilbert concert at Times Union Center and was blown away. Their staff was extremely friendly and knowledgeable, the set up inside the venue was fantastic, and easy to navigate. Their food and beverage selections were great (You can get cocktails,...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

The Times Union Center recently underwent some major renovations to it’s inside and outside, and the results are a drastic improvement for the Capital District. Seeing a large concert or show there is now a much more pleasurable experience. There is plenty of parking in...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Been to the Times Union center many times for sporting events and concerts. Good seating anywhere in the arena. Parking garage is located adjacent making it convenient. With the new improvements made to the facade and the convention center just built next door makes this...More

Thank Mark A
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

What a wonderful show. The light show and the music is outstanding. The Christmas theme was great. Wonderful musical talent plus the Orchestra uses some local musicians in the program.

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

Had a great time a the Siena UAlbany basketball game. The times union center was rocking with 2 local schools battling it out on the hard court. The food was surprisingly good with the dinosaur BBQ having a counter in the building. UAblany took the...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Saw Twentyone Pilots with my daughter, and had a good time. Some remodeling construction going on at the time outside arena.

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Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

I dropped off my teenage daughters to see 21 pilots. I my self did not go in. However I wanted to comment on the drop off, and picking up. We were driving in about 2 hours early, however all traffic coming off the high way...More

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Cindy M
April 20, 2018|
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Response from Barretomjj | Reviewed this property |
I would say no less than hour before the show begins
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Nancy C
March 19, 2018|
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Response from mcdedrick | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of parking in a parking garage directly adjacent to the TU center.
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Christa B
December 12, 2017|
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Response from srss96 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Hampton Inn which was a few blocks away. There might be hotel closer but we always stay at a Hampton. Once we parked at hotel, we walked to get something to eat & have some drinks & walked right to arena. It... More
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