The Hershey Centre is the Greater Toronto Area's premier multi-purpose sports arena. It is alternatively called the Paramount Fine Foods Centre. The major events featured at the Hersey Centre include musical concerts, figure skating, hockey and basketball. Depending on the event type, seating capacity ranges from 5,400 to 7,000. Built in 1998 at a cost of roughly C$22 million, the venue claims current and former associations with several prominent teams, including the Mississauge Steelers and Niagara IceDogs of the Ontario Hockey League. The schedule of past events includes concerts featuring The Tragically Hip and Hatebreed. Occasionally, the arena also hosts cultural festivals and world music. Explore StubHub to get your hands on the best Hershey Centre tickets possible.
Do children need tickets to attend concerts and sports functions?
No, children under two years of age do not require Hershey Centre tickets to gain arena admission for concerts and sports events. You must keep your two-year-old seated in your lap throughout the event. All children over two years of age must have tickets to gain admittance to the arena for Hershey Centre events.
Are banners welcome at Hershey Centre events?
Yes, they are. Venue management encourages you to show your team pride at Hershey Centre events with homemade signs and banners. Signs and banners must not interfere with other fan's ability to enjoy the show. Banner/sign messages should not be offensive, disparaging, commercial or political.
Can you use cameras at Hershey Centre events?
Yes, you can, but your camera and equipment must be non-professional. This excludes focal lengths exceeding 50mm or anything beyond a Single Lens Reflex. Small, handheld disposable cameras, cell phones and flash-free digital cameras are permitted. Video equipment of any kind is prohibited at all events owing to copyright issues.
Does Hershey Centre allow exit and re-entry during events?
Unfortunately, ticket holders cannot exit and re-enter during the course of any event, whether sports or concert. Coincidentally, Hershey Centre is a non-smoking facility. If you intend to smoke before/after an event, please do so at a distance of nine metres away from the Hershey Centre main entrance. This applies to e-cigs and vaping as well.
Is Hershey Centre seating accessible to wheelchair users?
Yes, Hershey Centre seating meets the accessibility needs of wheelchair users and people who are disabled. This seating includes space allotted for companions. Accessible Hershey Centre seating is available in designated areas, with elevators conveying guests between levels easily. In addition, Hershey Centre boasts accessible concessions, restrooms, an accessible box office, button-activated entrances at the concourse parking lot level, wheelchair storage and wheelchair escorts.
Can you bring in service animals?
Yes, you can. Your service animal must be well behaved, leashed/harnessed and certified (replete with documentation).
Where can you get assisted listening devices (if at all)?
Hershey Centre stocks assisted listening devices for your convenience. Contact Event Services in advance to confirm. Devices are free providing you have a valid photo ID.Back to Top
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