Feb. 15 marks Ohio's last chance to hear the "King of Country" live, as the final leg of George Strait's farewell tour will stop in Columbus that Saturday night. Though Strait plans to continue releasing albums, he has said that this will be his final touring venture, so be sure to catch the Country Music Hall of Fame member at the Nationwide Arena for this memorable live event. In Columbus, Little Big Town will join George Strait as the opening act.
Nationwide Arena Seating Information
This George Strait concert on Feb. 15 will offer seating in every level of the arena, including standard stadium-style options in the lower (100) and upper (200) levels. The floor level will also feature seats in Sections 1-8 around the stage. On one side of Nationwide Arena, between the upper and lower levels, is the club level, featuring Sections C1-C13. Along the opposite side of the arena is the Sky Terrace, the level furthest from the stage. It offers seating in Sections 301-309.
During The Cowboy Rides Away Tour, George Strait has chosen to set up his stage in the round, so at different points in the evening, he'll be facing each section of the arena.
Nationwide Arena General Information
At the George Strait concert, fans are prohibited from bringing the following items into Nationwide Arena: backpacks, outside food and drink, coolers, cans, bottles, and audio-video recording devices. Children over the age of two will need a ticket to enter.
Nationwide Arena Parking Information
There are numerous parking lots and structures within walking distance of the venue. Most parking facilities require attendees to pay for the space on site, and they will operate on a first-come, first-served basis.
Nationwide Arena Gate Times
Nationwide Arena plans to open doors one hour before the concert begins (6:30 p.m. EST). Depending on circumstances the day of the performance, this time is subject to change.
Nationwide Arena Accessibility
For this George Strait concert, wheelchair seating can be found in the following sections: 101, 103, 104, 106-111, 113-115, 117, 119-121, 202, 204, 207, 208, 210, 212, 213, 216, 218, 223-225, and Club Section 11. To make this George Strait concert more accessible for all fans, Nationwide Arena offers a number of on-site services. Among these are assisted listening devices, family restrooms, and sign language interpreters (typically available with two weeks' notice).
Most parking lots near Nationwide Arena include accessible parking spaces, but the venue specifically suggests using the McConnell Garage or the Front Street Garage. To drop off a passenger with limited mobility, use the designated drop-off area at the corner of Nationwide and John H. McConnell Blvds.