Located in the heart of Canada's largest city, the Metro Toronto Convention Centre is within walking distance from great attractions. Situated along Front Street, the Convention Centre is neighbored by Toronto's premier sports and entertainment venues. The Rogers Centre is the home ground of the Blue Jays, the only Canadian professional baseball team that competes in Major League Baseball. With a seating capacity of up to 49,000 and a retractable roof, the Rogers Centre is one of the best sporting stadiums in Canada. Great basketball and ice hockey action can be enjoyed at the Air Canada Centre, which is the home arena of the Toronto Raptors of the NBA and the Maple Leafs of the NHL. Great soccer can be enjoyed at the BMO Field, the home pitch of Toronto Football Club and the Canadian National football team. These Downtown Toronto's venues are one of the few facilities in Canada where some of the best professional sports teams from the United States compete.
The BMO Field soccer stadium is actually part of the Exhibition Place, a 200 acre site that is home to Toronto's largest venues for multiple indoor and outdoor events such as expositions, carnivals, entertainment, and much more. Exhibition Place includes major facilities such as Direct Energy Centre, Bandshell, Automotive Building, and Better Living Centre. The mixed-use complex is also lined with unique monuments, memorials and architectural sculptures.
The Metro Toronto Convention Centre is literally within the shadows of the iconic CN Tower. Standing more than 1,800 feet tall, the Canadian National Tower has dominated the Toronto Skyline since completion in 1976. The contemporary tower invites tourists to enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Toronto. The GlassFloor, LookOut Level, and SkyPod offer amazing perspectives over Ontario's capital city. Additionally, guests can enjoy a unique "sky-high" dining experience at the 360 Restaurant. Across the CN Tower, tourists can enjoy tours at the Steam Whistle Brewing Company. In addition to getting an in-depth look at the brewing process, visitors are welcome to taste and buy the Canadian made Pilsner beer.
Guests visiting the Metro Toronto Convention Centre have convenient access to Toronto's best waterfront areas. There are plenty of dining and boating options situated along Lake Ontario. Queens Quay road Lake Shore Boulevard run along Toronto's beautiful waterfront district. The Convention Centre is also within walking distance from the Toronto City Hall, one of the best architectural landmarks in the city. Behind the City Hall is the Eaton Centre, the premier shopping mall in the city, which also offers great food and cinema experience.