Host City

2018 NARCE Host City - Columbus, OH

The North American Rink Conference & Expo will be back at the Hyatt Regency hotel in 2018. There are several dining, shopping and entertainment options within walking distance of the Hyatt Regency, as well as many local attractions that you may also be interested in seeing during your free time.

Local Attractions/Entertainment

Arena Grand Movie Theater

Nationwide Arena

200 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 246-2000
http://www.nationwidearena.com/

Located on the corner of Nationwide Boulevard and Front Street in downtown Columbus, the facility raises the bar of excellence for sports and entertainment facilities.

Huntington Park

330 Huntington Park Ln, Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 462-5250
http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t445

Huntington Park is a baseball stadium that primarily serves as the home of the Columbus Clippers of the International League, the Triple-A minor league affiliate of the Cleveland Indians since 2009.

Ohio State University

https://www.osu.edu/

The Ohio State University's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

Lifestyles Community Pavilion

405 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 461-5483
http://www.promowestlive.com/

Express Live! is a multi-purpose concert venue located in the Arena District of Columbus, Ohio. Opening in 2001, the venue operates year-round with indoor and outdoor facilities: the Indoor Music Hall and Outdoor Amphitheater.

CATCO Professional Theater

http://www.catco.org/about-us/

Producing commercially viable new work and regional and world premieres. Cultivating relationships with institutions of higher learning. Collaborating with other arts organizations. Exploring interesting spaces. Creating captivating programming and educational opportunities for all ages.

Columbus Museum of Art

https://www.columbusmuseum.org/

Columbus Museum of Art’s mission is to create great experiences with great art for everyone. Whether they are presenting an exhibition, designing an art-making activity, or giving visitors directions.

Ballet Met Columbus

322 Mt Vernon Ave, Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 229-4860
https://www.balletmet.org/

Ballet Met serves Central Ohio as a cultural and educational resource by engaging the best and brightest dancers and choreographers to live and work in Columbus, attracting audiences to Central Ohio, and educating the next generation of dancers, audiences and supporters.

State of Ohio Capital Building

Capitol Square, Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 752-9777
http://www.ohiostatehouse.org/

The Ohio Statehouse is one of America's finest examples of Greek Revival architecture and is one of the oldest working statehouses in the United States.

Restaurants, Bars, & Nightclubs

Arena District

http://arenadistrict.com/

From live music and fireworks, to hat tricks and grand slams, the Arena District has the best in Downtown Columbus entertainment along with more than a dozen first–class restaurants to meet anything you’re in the mood for. Grab dinner before a concert, a beer after the game or take the family out for a special treat.

Brewery District

http://columbusbrewerydistrict.com/

The Brewery District is traditionally known as the Old German Brewing District and have a wide variety of cultivating food and beer.

Short North Arts & Entertainment District

http://shortnorth.org/

Get immersed in the District’s culinary culture at one of the many innovative restaurants, craft breweries, or artisan cafés, featuring everything from local fare to international cuisine. The district features a plethora of businesses showcasing every type of artist include both traditional art galleries as well as bars, restaurants, and boutique shops.

German Village

https://germanvillage.com/

German Village Business Community is a collection of independent businesses promoting the historic community of German Village. Whether you’re planning a night out or visiting for the weekend, you’ll find what you’re looking for.

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