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First Arena, Elmira

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Tourist Spot Arena / Stadium
home of the pro hockey's Elmira Jackals of the ECHL, 2 full size ice rink, and a great venue for shows from concerts, to Disney, Globetrotters,Wine on Ice, and more
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  • A good sized and under utilized venue within the "city" of Elmuira. in addition to hockey games has been used for concerts, wine tasting events, trade shows, etc.  more »
  • First Arena, home to the Elmira Jackals (Ice Hockey). Was there for the Elmira PBR. Professional Bull Riders event. Not so much a rodeo as a rodeo has many events. Lots of contestants rode and many re...  more »
  • Not really sure what to think of this arena anymore, as our hockey team has folded, and no one really knows what the future holds for it.  more »
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  • Love going to hockey games here. The food at the concession stands is decent, but if you don't like that they have a restaurant in the building. They have a great beer selection and you can even get wine and cocktails.
  • Had a great time at the Jackals game. Serves beer and wine and I think cocktails too. Saw like three fights and Jackals won all three. Refs didn't stop it till they locked or one was knocked on his hind end. it was awesome.
  • Very clean, love the hockey games and on weekends when there isn't any a great place on the other side to take your kids ice skating
  • Ok, the team is having a horrible year but that said First arena does all it can to still make this an enjoyable evening and it works! The all you can eat pack i definitely the way to go!
  • This is the best hockey in the area! We have a great team and will make the playoffs this year. We have been in the playoffs 4 out the last 5 years and we won the cup once. It's the next best thing to the NHL!

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