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The Oncenter

800 S State St, Syracuse, NY 13202-3017
+1 315-435-8000
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An oldervenue with character

Been to many a Syracuse Crunch hockey game over the past 15 years here and have always enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Watertown, New York
Honors their veterans

The building is actually very nice. Spacious, clean, bright and seemed to be layer out well... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Huntington, New York
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A three-city-block facility located in the heart of Syracuse, New York, The Oncenter has flexible meeting, convention, banquet and event space to accommodate groups and functions of all sizes. Since the opening of the War Memorial Arena in 1951, to the harmonious addition of the John H. Mulroy Civic Center Theaters in 1975, to the building of the Nicolas J. Pirro Convention Center in 1992, the Oncenter has been the entertainment and conference preference of local, regional and National attendees. Whether you are interested in watching a hockey game, singing along with one of the Famous Artists Broadway shows, watching Disney on Ice, attending a car, snowmobile or ice fishing show, or planning your annual group conference, The Oncenter welcomes you.Our professional experienced management team is here to ensure that each and every guest’s Oncenter experience is a positive, memorable event.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“hockey game” (7 reviews)
“war memorial” (6 reviews)
“meeting rooms” (2 reviews)
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800 S State St, Syracuse, NY 13202-3017
+1 315-435-8000
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Been to many a Syracuse Crunch hockey game over the past 15 years here and have always enjoyed attending. Comfortable seating, decent bathrooms and enough variety of concessions to please most. Parking is nearby and not too expensive.

Thank desertyankee
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The building is actually very nice. Spacious, clean, bright and seemed to be layer out well. Probably the most striking part in my opinion is the beautiful Wall of Honor just inside the entrance.

Thank ChubbaHill
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Was here for a week long Convention, I for only three. Is very spacious and clean. Meeting rooms were not cramped. Paid parking is across the street in open lot and parking garage.

Thank FML96A
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

There is a big hockey fan in our little family so when the opportunity to go to Syracuse arrived our 12 year old daughter was gung ho! It's an old arena but that in itself is charming. They seats were cushioned so they were comfortable...More

Thank 2flyby
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We were there for a gymnastics meet. It is a good venue, generally you can see all the events from any seating. The parking is easy and the space is great for the meet. Everything was clean and well taken care of. The chairs were...More

Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 27 March 2017

There are NEVER enough bathrooms open - 1 for a huge crowd of people. There really need to be other bathrooms accessible.

Thank 923denisef
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Went to an event that a breakfast buffet was served. I arrived at 7:45 am. I assume buffet started at 7:00 am. At 7:45 the food had potential to be good, not great but good. Eggs, potatoes, sausage, bacon all room temperature bordering on cold....More

Thank Rich V
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We came to Syracuse specifically to see a hockey game. We have been to both NHL and Junior hocke. This was our first AHL experience. We were not familiar with the city but the GPS was our lifeline. We bought the tickets online without difficulty...More

Thank Freedom50plus
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Lively crowd. Lots of energy. Great light show and plenty of action. Easy to get to. Overpriced food of course but to be expected.

Thank lexie1277
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have attended the conference for years and we love Syracuse. Parking is easy. The Oncenter is a great size for this event. Good set up with plenty of space. My only complaint is I wish they had more food options. In the morning they...More

Thank susanw253
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