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Sep 27
Friday, September 27
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Oct 10
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Buy Tickets to Canadian Tire Centre

Tickets to Canadian Tire Centre events are available now at Event Tickets Center! Oftentimes, Canadian Tire Centre shows are difficult to come by. But, Event Tickets Center has a variety of tickets available for the next several events at the venue. Prices start at $24, but can range all the way up to $2140. So, you need to act fast before ticket prices rise. If you are on the fence about going to see a Canadian Tire Centre event, we have conveniently laid out some of the most important information about the venue. Check out insider information about parking, concessions, seating, rideshare, public transportation, bag policy, amenities, and more! Find the event you want to attend in the event list above, so you can purchase your tickets to go see your next Canadian Tire Centre event live!

About Canadian Tire Centre

Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canadian Tire Centre is an arena that first opened its doors in 1996. Currently, it’s under the ownership of Capital Sports Properties Inc.


Canadian Tire Centre Seating

Canadian Tire Centre has a total capacity of 20,500. However, this number can vary for events with unique venue configurations. Also known as , it is an enclosed venue with - playing surface.

Before the venue was named Canadian Tire Centre, it was also known as Palladium, Corel Centre and Scotiabank Place.


Teams and Events at Canadian Tire Centre

Canadian Tire Centre is the home to the Ottawa Senators (NHL) and the Ottawa Black Bears (NLL). The venue serves as the stage for hockey, concert, wrestling and mixed martial arts events, along with the ability to host many other functions.


Getting into Canadian Tire Centre

Want to ensure a smooth entry to Canadian Tire Centre? We've got you covered! From security to accessibility, we've compiled all the info you need for a hassle-free arrival.


Security at Canadian Tire Centre

Security at Canadian Tire Centre is taken very seriously. All guests are required to go through security checks before entering the venue. Typically, security checkpoints tend to get longer as you get closer to the start time of the event. We recommend planning ahead so you don’t miss anything. Please note that Canadian Tire Centre has a strict bag policy.


Canadian Tire Centre Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

To follow NHL protocols and ensure your safety and quick entry into Canadian Tire Centre, only clutch or wallet-style bags that are smaller than 4″ x 6″ x 1.5″ are allowed. These bags will go through contactless security screening. These bags cannot have a metal or chain-style strap and must pass our walk-through metal detectors. No bags, backpacks, purses, totes, clear bags, fanny packs, or camera bags are permitted. The only exceptions are for guests needing a medical device bag or childcare/diaper bags. Guests with these bags must enter at Gate 3.


What to Bring to Canadian Tire Centre

When you come to an event at Canadian Tire Centre, please make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you want to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also a little cash. Because this is an indoor venue, weather is often not a factor. However, as it is climate-controlled, it might be worth bringing a light jacket just in case it gets a little chilly inside.


Is Canadian Tire Centre ADA Accessible?

Canadian Tire Centre is committed to providing a comfortable experience for all guests. Assistive listening is available, and so is sensory accessibility. The venue is ADA compliant, too. Typically, Canadian Tire Centre has special seating and preferred entry gates for these patrons. Be sure to check the policy for your specific event for more information.


Canadian Tire Centre Experience

Your experience at Canadian Tire Centre extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.


Food and Beverage at Canadian Tire Centre

Canadian Tire Centre offers a tempting selection of food and drinks. From refreshing non-alcoholic beverages to drinks like beer, hard seltzer, mixed drinks and wine, and an assortment of food and snacks, you'll be sure to find something to satisfy your taste buds.


Payment Methods Accepted at Canadian Tire Centre

Canadian Tire Centre primarily operates on a cashless basis. This implies that while some vendors may still accept cash, most onsite purchases are done with digital wallets or debit and credit cards. Although Canadian Tire Centre accepts most credit cards (such as Visa and Mastercard), it is prudent to carry a small amount of cash for tipping and for the few vendors that might accept it inside and outside the venue.


Is There Wi-Fi Available?

Indeed, the venue provides Wi-Fi access. We suggest connecting to the Wi-Fi network immediately upon arrival, as cellular service can sometimes be unreliable.


How to Get to Canadian Tire Centre

Canadian Tire Centre is located at 1000 Palladium Dr, Ottawa, Ontario, K2V 1A5. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


Canadian Tire Centre Parking Details

Canadian Tire Centre has plenty of parking options nearby. Many event-goers will utilize onsite parking, while others will use nearby public parking. Parking prices can range depending on where you decide to park and may even be free for some events. We have outlined some of the closest parking options for Canadian Tire Centre visitors. They are Canadian Tire Centre Lot 4, Canadian Tire Centre - Parking, Canadian Tire Centre Lot 6, Canadian Tire Centre Lot 7 and 150 Cyclone Taylor Blvd Parking.


How Early Should I Get to Canadian Tire Centre?

Arrival times may vary depending on the event, but we recommend arriving at the venue about an hour before the scheduled start time. This gives you some breathing room in case of traffic congestion, parking difficulties, visits to the merchandise store, or if you want to grab some food and drinks before the event starts.


Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

At Canadian Tire Centre, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at Frank Finnigan Way, directly in front of Gate 1. For pick-ups, please note that Frank Finnigan Way is a one-way street, so when departing, you must turn right (west) onto Palladium Drive, where you will have three exit lanes available. Using rideshare to attend an event is a great option because it eliminates the stress of finding parking, which can often be scarce and expensive. Additionally, ridesharing promotes safety by providing reliable transportation if you plan on drinking alcohol during your visit.


Closest Bus Stop to Canadian Tire Centre

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at Ctc Cyclone Taylor / Frank Finnigan. This bus station is located 9.7 mi from the venue.


Closest Train Stop to Canadian Tire Centre

You can find the nearest train/metro station at . This station is located 15.3 mi from the venue. One of the biggest benefits of taking the train is that it is rarely late, and you never have to deal with unforeseen traffic or parking issues.


Canadian Tire Centre Surrounding Area

A stone’s throw away from Canadian Tire Centre, a variety of restaurants await, serving everything from local specialties to global dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for a fast snack before the event or a gourmet meal, there’s a choice for every taste. The vicinity also features a selection of hotels, providing a handy option for guests from out of town. With everything from high-end lodgings to economical choices, there’s a suitable resting place for every traveler.


Nearby Restaurants to Canadian Tire Centre

Canadian Tire Centre is surrounded by great restaurants and bars ready for any pre-event or post-event activities. Here are the top rated bars and/or restaurants close to the venue: Bert's, Legacy, Club Red, Molson Fan Deck, The Royal Oak, The Ledge and Brookstreet Lounge.

If you need new wheels for your ride, you’ll have to look elsewhere—the Canadian Tire Centre is the biggest indoor arena in Ottawa. Home to the Ottawa Senators , the venue is comprised of three different levels, with premium seating and suites available close to the ice on the lower level.

The Ottawa area may be less populous than other Canadian cities, but that hasn’t stopped a number of artists from pulling through town. Celine Dion has played the Canadian Tire Centre no fewer than 12 times over her career. Several other popular acts have stopped by as well, including David Bowie, Metallica, Rihanna and Shania Twain.

Besides hockey, the venue has hosted sporting events ranging from indoor lacrosse and Ontario Hockey League games to college basketball, including the Canadian Interuniversity Sport men’s basketball championship.

The venue is situated in a fairly remote area to the west of downtown Ottawa directly off of Ontario Highway 417. Because the center is somewhat isolated and there’s not a lot to do nearby, it’s a good idea to eat and drink at the arena or back in Ottawa. There’s no reason not to eat on-site, though—hungry fans can choose anything from burgers and pizza to an upscale cocktail lounge.

Canadian Tire Centre Seating Information

Explore the diverse range of seating options at the Canadian Tire Centre, each crafted to enhance the experience for every event-goer:

Single Night Suite Rentals

Elevate your experience with Single Night Suite Rentals at the Canadian Tire Centre. Perfect for entertaining clients, family, and friends, these premium suites offer a comfortable and private environment to enjoy the event.

Floor Seats

Immerse yourself in the performance with Floor Seats, providing some of the closest views of the performers. Keep in mind that the floor layout may vary based on the specific event, with adjustments made for performer-specific requirements.

Club Bell

Indulge in luxury with Club Bell, offering an opulent experience and excellent stage views. It is ideal for those seeking a premium event experience.

Molson Canadian Fan Deck

Experience a unique viewing atmosphere with the Molson Canadian Fan Deck, providing a casual and social setting for enjoying the event.

The Ledge

Gain a unique vantage point from the upper levels of the venue with The Ledge, offering a panoramic view of the event for a memorable experience.

It's important to note that seats behind the stage are occasionally sold but may offer a different view of the performance. Check the specific event seating chart for more details.



Recommended Hotels Near Canadian Tire Centre

If you're attending an event at the Canadian Tire Centre, finding a comfortable and conveniently located place to stay is crucial. Here are two recommended hotels offering proximity to the arena and various amenities.

The Brookstreet Hotel

The hotel features multiple dining options, including restaurants and bars, offering a variety of cuisines and dining experiences. Guests can enjoy spa services and wellness facilities, including massage treatments, saunas, and relaxation areas for the ultimate indulgence. There is a well-equipped fitness center available to guests for workout sessions, keeping up with fitness routines, and maintaining wellness. It is located conveniently just an 11-minute drive away from the venue.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ottawa Downtown East

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ottawa Downtown East, located approximately a 25-minute drive from the Canadian Tire Centre, offers a complimentary breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and access to an indoor pool and fitness center. The spacious and clean rooms feature flat-screen TVs and mini-fridges.

FAQs about Canadian Tire Centre Tickets and Seating Charts - Ottawa, ON

What time do doors open at Canadian Tire Centre?

Doors typically open anywhere between 90 minutes to 2 hours prior to showtime at Canadian Tire Centre. Be sure to check the listing on your ticket as showtimes will vary.


Who plays at Canadian Tire Centre?

The Ottawa Senators are the home team at the Canadian Tire Centre.

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