Scotiabank Arena is a large, 19,800 seat, multi-purpose arena in Toronto, Canada, and one of the most popular in the country. Previously known as Air Canada Centre, the arena is most commonly used to host sports games with the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association and the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League.

Often recognised for its accessibility, security, environmental dedication, sales, and additional services, Scotiabank Arena has achieved more than 40 industry awards for its high-quality entertainment experiences. Since 1999, the venue has delivered over-the-top services at over 2,600 events with more than 39 million people.

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What are the highlights of Scotiabank Arena in Toronto?

Nicknamed “Jurassic Park” during the Raptors’ playoffs, the western side of the arena is connected to Maple Leaf Square, including hotels, restaurants, a Longo’s supermarket, boutiques, and many more speciality stores. One such store is a 9,000 sq. ft. Maple Leafs, Marlies, Raptors, and Toronto FC sporting goods and fan store.

The remodeled atrium is equipped with an impressive, high-definition television that shows sports channels, while the outside wall’s screen shows current games at Scotiabank Arena. The screens are a highly popular gathering point during home team playoff games, such as with the Maple Leafs and the Raptors.

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What else is good to know about Scotiabank Arena in Toronto?

Scotiabank Arena is located in city centre Toronto in the South Core district on Bay Street. The easiest ways to reach the arena are by taking the train or bus to Union Station, then following the signs to Scotiabank Arena.

Sports games with popular teams such as the Raptors and the Maple Leafs are often sold out well in advance. Toronto Rock is another popular team for lacrosse. There are waitlists for season ticket holders for upcoming seasons. Additional events at Scotiabank Arena include ice skating shows, concerts, political conventions, and video game competitions such as for the multiplayer online battle game League of Legends.

Scotiabank Arena in Toronto

Location: 40 Bay St., Toronto, ON M5J 2X2, Canada

Phone: +1 416-815-5500