Canadian Tire Centre Travel Guide - Stadium Scene

Canadian Tire Centre Travel Guide

Home of the Ottawa Senators

Last Updated: 08-19-2023

See Reviews


1000 Palladium Dr

Ottawa, ON K2V 1A5 Canada

Stadium Directions

Seating Capacity:

Hockey: 19153

Event Tickets:

You can't go to the game without tickets! Check out great deals through our partner,!

Canada Canadian Tire Centre hockey NHL Ontario Ottawa Ottawa Senators

You can't go to the big game without proper team merchandise

Pick up these and thousands more great items from Fanatics - The Ultimate Fan Shop:

Stadium Information

About Canadian Tire Centre:

Opening in 1996, it was this stadium that helped bring the Senators back to Ottawa after the previous team moved in 1954.

Tour Info:

There doesn't appear to be any public tour offerings at this time.

Security Screenings:

Like almost all US and Canadian Stadiums, you will need to enter through a metal detector before entering the stadium.  Be sure to give yourself extra time and don't bring any weapons or devices that could be seen as a weapon inside.  Pat down searches may be required.

Bag Policy:

All large bags such as backpacks, suitcases, beach bags, etc. will be prohibited from entry into the arena.  All bags are subject to inspection before entry.

Note: Bag and security policy listed above are for typical sporting events. Special events, concerts, and other situations may result in variation to the policy. Please check event website for any changes or variation.

Parking & Transportation

Parking Options

There are several parking lots within a short walk of the stadium.

We're setting up a partnership with a new parking company. Stay tuned for more details!

Bus Service:

Routes 401, 402, 403, 404 and 405 stop near the stadium. Please visit OC Transpo to plan your trip.

Rail Service:

There does not appear to be any rail service for this stadium.

Taxi & Rideshare Service:

A variety of taxi services provide transportation to and from the stadium. There does not appear to be an official taxi stand, but you may be able to flag one down along the street after the game.

Closest Major Airport: Ottawa Macdonald�Cartier International Airport (YOW)

Stadium Scene is more than just a sports travel guide!

Here at, we take pride in partnering with the best up and coming sports content producers in the business. Check out these great posts from our partners and who knows, maybe you'll find your new favorite stop on the web!

If you have a sports blog, podcast, YouTube, or Twitch channel and want to see your work featured, check out The Stadium Scene Network!

Top Reviews

Yelp Reviews

Yelp User Profile Pic

Matthew J.

Yelp Star Rating

I am enjoying myself but the concessions are mot right. Couldn't find Golden Palace at the spots marked. Ah well

Posted On: 2023-12-23 15:44:21

Read Full Review...

Yelp User Profile Pic

Aimee H.

Yelp Star Rating

Parking was easy in Lot 6 but I showed up early. During a show event, it costs $25 and payment can be made with the attendant upon entry. Since this show...

Posted On: 2023-09-27 08:50:37

Read Full Review...

Yelp User Profile Pic

Sara P.

Yelp Star Rating

Visited the Canadian Tire Center to watch the Buffalo Sabres take on the Senators. Sadly the Sabres lost, but it was a good game with lots of goals which...

Posted On: 2020-05-26 15:28:16

Read Full Review...

Powered By Yelp