Montreal, you will come to understand, is a city steeped in history and culture and arts. There are so many places of historical interest that you would need at the very least a week to see everything the city has to offer. Now, although you may appreciate the theatre, opera or listening to a grand orchestra, you may be searching for entertainment of a different kind when in Montreal. Maybe what you would really like to do when you are visiting Montreal is to see a live hockey match. Bell Centre is the hub of entertainment and sports and is located on Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montreal. This complex is used for both sporting and cultural gatherings.
This sports arena is home to the famously known National Hockey's League, the Montreal Canadiens. If you are a hockey fan it would be a sin not to watch a hockey match if you are in Montreal when it is hockey season. Every year, thousands of hockey fans flock to the centre to watch their favourite team compete.
It also happens to be one of the world's busiest arena's when based on ticket sales. The Bell Centre is not just an ice hockey arena however, there are also many other types of sporting events and even cultural events which take place there. Apart from being a hockey arena it is also used to host basket ball games.
As an amphitheatre it the capacity to hold between 10,000 – 14,000 people, when used as a concert hall 15,000 people. The shere numbers of people are guaranteed to create a fantastic atmosphere, no matter what event you are attending. Take a look at the calendar of scheduled events on the website and choose something that suits you from the vast array of possibilities. Everything from sporting events to Kanye West and Elton John concerts could be happening while you are in town.
Facts For Your Visit
Official Website: Bell CentreFee: Yes; Fees vary by event. Visit the official website for upcoming events.
- Monday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
- Tuesday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
- Wednesday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
- Thursday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
- Friday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Category: Stadiums & Arenas
1909 Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal
Montreal, QC H4B 5G0
Phone: +1 514-932-2582
Benjamin P. Nov-14-2018
The best venue to watch a hockey game. I didn't see many nearby parking lots or garages. I wouldn't dare drive to a game. I did notice the subway has a... Read More
Michael L. Nov-10-2018
Came here for the habs game and was sitting in the Desjardins section (unlimited food, yay!) Great atmosphere and excitement in the building. I was pretty... Read More
Stephanie O. Sep-01-2018
I don't typically give event centers 5 stars. It's my opinion that there's a certain level of service for the amount of money you're paying. I only either... Read More
Accommodations near Bell Centre:
|Metro Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|Line 2 - Orange||Bonaventure||2 Minutes|
|Line 2 - Orange||Lucien-L'Allier||1 Minute|
How to get to Bell Centre by Metro
By Metro: Bell Centre is conveniently connected by underground paths to both Lucien-L'Allier and Bonaventure Metro Station on Metro Line 2.
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