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Germain Arena, Estero

(3.9/5 based on 130 reviews on the web)
Germain Arena is a 7,186-seat multi-purpose arena in Estero, Florida, United States.HistoryThe arena was first named Everblades Arena in 1998 after the hockey team that played there. TECO Energy was the first company to obtain the naming rights to the building, changing the name to TECO Arena. In 2004, TECO Energy decided they were no longer interested in holding the naming rights. Germain Motor Company bought the rights, and in 2004 the venue was renamed to Germain Arena. This same company, an automobile dealership with locations in Florida, Arkansas, and Ohio, also held the naming rights to the Germain Amphitheater in Columbus, Ohio.TenantsGermain Arena has been used as a multipurpose venue, primarily hosting the Florida Everblades ECHL ice hockey team and the Florida Tarpons Ultimate Indoor Football League team. It was also the home for the Florida Flame NBA Development League team and the Florida Firecats Arena Football League 2 (af2) team. Additionally, the venue has hosted various concerts, circuses, boxing, mixed martial arts events, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling shows, World Wrestling Entertainment shows and Professional Bull Riders events.
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  • This was my first experience with a live hockey game or Germain Arena. It is very fast paced and the venue was very nice. This a great way to spend an evening with friends. Be sure to take a heavy swe...  more »
  • The seating at the Germain arena are absolutely insufficient. Perhaps meets the seat pitch for a child, or one "Small"! If someone took something to drink, he trampled first on dozens of feet around, although their owners had collected. The offer of drinks and food was also flawed. Although the stands widely for different meals, the same Junk food has been offered anywhere!
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  • Great place to see a concert. All seats are close/great. Very old school small venue. I have seen 4 concerts here in the last 2 years. Just saw Lynyrd Skynyrd last week.  more »
  • Go there every year .royhobbs world series. Love it. Great conditions baseball fields . family environment . Great experience.
  • Worse time at a restaurant that I've ever had. We had a 630 reservation for a 730 concert. You would think that being in the same building , you would make it to your seat in time, but no. We decided to have Valentine's day dinner at the restaurant they have. The service was the worst I have ever experienced. I just hope the waitress we had is in school to be something else, because she will never make it waiting tables. I just don't understand having to have my credit card before i start to eat. They made us start a tab, probably expecting people to walk out. My friends ordered their first round of drinks that took at least 20 min to receive. I'm talking a bud lite and a glass of wine only. After they ordered their second round, the concert had begun. And they never received them. I had to beg for our checks just so we wouldn't miss anymore of the first act than we already had. We finally got our checks and my friends had been charged for the drinks they never received. I would highly recommended McDonalds over this place if you are going to eat before a concert. Thanks for ruining the whole vibe of our Valentine's day.
  • Was just at Germain Arena for the Wild N' Out concert and the security forced everyone that DIDNT get a autograph to leave the building, and was not done in a professional manner as should a professional security business should do and know that their job is to deal and communicate with the public and it doesn't mean that you have to be rude or arrogant just to tell someone that Nick Cannon changed his mind about autographs. Only the staff knows this information, inform the actual paying customers that autographs have been canceled instead of treating ticket holders as if we knew of this information. I feel like the whole night was ruined due to staff and that's a shame and makes this establishment and anyone wanting to perform here look awful. I couldn't even buy merchandise and was waiting in line to do so when was asked if I worked there, that if not, leave now. And there was around 200 people standing there also. Absolutely unprofessional. And would think if Nick Cannon or the Wild N' Out crew were to see how their paying and supportive customers were just treated after the preformance, would be in shock.
  • Great place to watch games and concerts!
  • Coolest restaurant I've been too. Nice place to watch some hockey eh