Bell Centre

Bell Centre is Home of the National Hockey League's Montreal Canadiens

Fans going wild during a Montreal Canadiens Game at Bell Centre
Fans going wild during a Montreal Canadiens Game at Bell Centre cc licensed photo by Shawn Carpenter

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 Centre

Fee: Yes; Fees vary by event. Visit the official website for upcoming events.

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Regular Hours:
Hours may be subject to change. Please verify on the official website, especially where Covid restrictions are in effect.

  • 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

Address: 1909 Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal
Montreal, QC H4B 5G0

Phone: +1 514-932-2582


Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 98 Reviews.

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5 Star Rating We came for a show and ofcourse to go with the theme of the evening we wanted to eat! I had no idea they have this mini food court downstairs! It's so... Read More

Shiran B. Dec-01-2019

4 Star Rating One of the biggest and most popular place for shows and games, the Bell Centre is definitely the go-to place for most events! I went there for a hockey... Read More

Jéssica C. Jan-16-2020

5 Star Rating The Bell Centre staff are amazing. We can not speak more highly of them. The staff went out of their way to accommodate and make our visit spectacular. Read More

Dan N Jen S. Mar-30-2021

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Metro Line Nearest Station Walking Time
Line 2 - OrangeBonaventure2 Minutes
Line 2 - OrangeLucien-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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Montreal Canadiens 2010 Playoff intro at Bell Centre

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