Know Before You Go

The Columbus Civic Center is committed to the health and safety of our guests and employees. We have worked diligently with state and local health officials to enhance our already strict health, safety, and cleanliness measures. These protocols and guidelines will be modified based on evolving standards, public health, and governmental directives.

Please take a moment to read our Reopening Plan which outlines procedures designed to ensure the safety and wellbeing of Columbus Civic Center and Ice Rink guests and employees. Then review the guidelines below so you can have the best experience on your next visit to the Columbus Civic Center.

We appreciate your patience and cooperation and we look forward to welcoming you back to the arena!

Key Changes

For full details concerning all the changes and policies, please read our Reopening Plan.

Face Covering
While masks are still recommended, visitors will now be able to choose whether or not to wear a mask when entering buildings owned by the Columbus Consolidated Government.

Bag Policy
Clear bags will be permitted inside the Columbus Civic Center. Visit our Clear Bag Policy page for more information.

Guests who arrive at the venue with prohibited bags will be asked to return them to their car.

Security Screening
All security screenings and ticket scans will now take place outside, prior to entry into the Civic Center. Guest Services will assist with traffic flow and social distance guidelines.

Cashless Transactions
The Columbus Civic Center encourages all transactions to be cashless. Help us increase touchless transactions by bringing credit or debit cards for all arena purchases.