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Cumberland County Civic Center

1 Civic Center Sq, Portland, ME 04101-3922
+1 207-775-3481
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Classic venue for concerts and hockey games

The Cumberland County Civic Center was built back in the 1970's and has housed more than its share... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ray T
,
Quincy, Massachusetts
Kevin Hart show

We had a blast and the Civic Center was great. We all felt really safe going into the event, lots... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
disneymom611
,
Turner, Maine
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good21%
  • Average26%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
2 weeks ago
“Classic venue for concerts and hockey games”
18 Nov 2017
“ok”
Closes in 15 min
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:00
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1 Civic Center Sq, Portland, ME 04101-3922
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+1 207-775-3481
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cumberland County Civic Center was built back in the 1970's and has housed more than its share of concerts (all of types), but has also been the home of numerous hockey teams that serve as farm teams for the NHL.

Thank Ray T
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We had a blast and the Civic Center was great. We all felt really safe going into the event, lots of metal detectors and lots of staff. They were pretty quick scanning tickets and letting people in so you didn't have to wait out in...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

I felt so safe when heading into this venue. There were metal detectors at every door entrance, no backpacks, all pocketbooks were looked in and no cameras allowed. We were all sent an email prior to this event with the do’s and don’ts when you...More

Thank 1965MaryAnn
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

this is a very small arena all things considering. We won tickets to a monster truck show, and there was no room for the show to be effective. The seats were very snug for my husband, and the stairs to our seats were INCREDIBLY steep...More

Thank Jen Dan M
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Have seen both sporting events and concerts here there really are no bad seats. Prices for food and drink are also reasonable during events.

Thank Michael J
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

The concert was amazing. The parking was easy, at a near by parking garage. Short walk to an easy access entrance. Sold out, crowded but very organized. Very helpful staff that assisted with directions to our seats which were comfortable. Extremely clean bathrooms. Food court...More

Thank Lo3rn
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

Cumberland County Civic Center, now known as the Cross Center, is a spacious venue home to the Portland Pirates Professional Hockey Team. Its use is eclectic in that it sponsors various events such as concerts, Ice Capades, and basketball shows. Parking is via garages located...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2016

civic center portland maine- several exits to main streets of portland, clean building. I was there with friends for a convention the building was to my surprise larger then I would of guessed by looking at it, it held 5,600 some odd people and did...More

Thank shrolee
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

Have enjoyed many shows here throughout the years. Everything from WWE to Alan Jackson. Always have a great time, venders are very nice and offer many choices. Things can get expensive with kids so you should take that into consideration when planning to attend and...More

Thank claverriere
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Reviewed 8 April 2016

This place was big, but not too big. It seems you would have a good view even from the seats farthest away. Acoustics were excellent (which isn't always the case with a large venue). Restrooms were clean, plenty of toilets available and never a wait...More

Thank Jeanne M
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