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Nationwide Arena is located in Columbus, Ohio. It is home to the Columbus Blue Jackets. The venue is named for the arena's owner, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. It is one of the very few privately financed arenas in the nation. It was opened Sept. 9, 2000 and cost $175 million to construct.

The Arena District surrounds the Nationwide Arena. The Lifestyle Communities Pavilion and the Arena Grand Theatre complete the entertainment complex of the Arena District. The venue was built on the site of the abandoned Ohio Penitentiary. The venue host a variety of events including PBR, UFC events, college basketball tournaments, WWE and many great concerts.