Important Game Day Information
All guests are encouraged to arrive and enter Commonwealth Stadium early to go through security screening lines. Gates will open two hours prior to puck drop.
There will also be supervised bike parking around the Clarke Stadium area.
For full details and restrictions before coming to Heritage Classic, visit the 2023 Heritage Classic Fan Guide.
The following security requirements apply to patrons entering the 2023 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™ and WestJet NHL® Fan Park:
- Bags must be 4” x 6” x 1.5” in size, or smaller
- Large backpacks, coolers or hard-sided bags are prohibited
- Parenting bags and medically necessary bags may be exempted from the size requirements at the discretion of the NHL and must be inspected
Note: There will be no bag check available at the WestJet NHL® Fan Park.
- Commonwealth Stadium has limited accessible parking, available on a first-come, first-served basis. Accessible parking lots include Lot A (entrance at 112 avenue and 90 street), Lot B (west side), Lot C (south side), and Lot D (entrance on Stadium Road). Dedicated Accessible Transit Service (DATS) is welcome.
- Commonwealth Stadium is wheelchair accessible. There are accessible entrances located at Gates 2, 6 and 9. If you require elevator access from outside Commonwealth Stadium to the stadium concourse, please use Gate 11. The elevator is exclusively for patrons with accessibility requirements. The field seating level at Commonwealth Stadium is not accessible for anyone with reduced mobility and there will be no wheelchair access to the field level. Covered spectator spaces are available for wheelchair users; an attendant and two family covered spaces are available as well. Tickets must be purchased for these seating areas. Accessible washrooms and family change rooms are also available on the concourse.
- Assist will be supplying complimentary sensory kits on game day at Commonwealth Stadium. Fans can visit either the East (Section U) or West (Section H) Concourse Information Booth to pick up a free kit, while supplies last. The sensory kit is designed to reduce the stimuli specifically put off by hockey games with headphones and sunglasses, as well as items to help with self-regulation such as fidget toys, squishy pucks, and colouring activities.
Check the Commonwealth Stadium A-Z Guide and the NHL Heritage Classic Fan Guide for more information about Commonwealth Stadium and NHL policies and amenities, including details about parking, banners/signs, prohibited items and more.