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.

  • 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 H3B 5E8

Phone: +1 514-932-2582


Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 105 Reviews.

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5 Star Rating Attended a Drake concert recently. We had great seats right near the pit. This was a stone's throw from our hotel so it was a comfortable walk. There was... Read More

Eastro Z. Jul-23-2023

1 Star Rating This is a shame I have to write this. As a Bruins fan, I love being part of the original six fandom. But, the fan experience is less than optimal at the... Read More

J Z. Apr-13-2023

3 Star Rating Big building downtown Montreal. Long lineups to enter because of security. With people using their phones instead of tickets, there are delays trying to... Read More

Marc M. Dec-17-2022

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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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