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Fan’s guide to an Ottawa Senators game: the ultimate checklist 

Whether you’re a true fan who knows how to dangle the puck or you just chirp like you do, there’s one thing that brings hockey country together: the 30 home games the Ottawa Senators will play at Canadian Tire Centre.  

Whether you’re new to Ottawa or a long-standing member of the Sens Army, there is so much to enjoy at a Senators game, from activations and freebies to the Sens Store and the great snacks on offer.  Plus, CAA North & East Ontario Members can access exclusive savings, but more on that below.  

Here are the top things to do at an Ottawa Senators game. 

Visit the Sens Store

Jerseys on display at the Sens Store
Alyshia McCabe | CAA North & East Ontario

Get ready to gear up for the true fan experience. No Sens game is complete without checking out the Sens Store for the latest merch releases. You can get a jersey or a souvenir to remember the game; the Sens Store has gear for the whole family and everything you need to cheer on the team. 

Hot tip: Don’t forget to use your CAA Membership to unlock an exclusive discount. CAA North and East Ontario Members save 10 per cent online and in-store 

Say 'hi’ to Spartacat

Often referred to as Sparty, you’ll find Ottawa’s loveable mascot dancing and cheering at every home game. Spartacat is a staple within the Ottawa community as the ambassador of fun to the Sens. Look for Sparty on the jumbotron and roaming around the stadium and say hi to Ottawa’s biggest party animal.   

Visit the CAA Kiosk

The CAA booth outside the Canadian Tire Centre
Emma Kent | CAA North & East Ontario

At select games this season, keep your eye out for the CAA Kiosk. CAA Ambassadors will hand out exclusive swag during games on November 11, 2023, January 16 and 25, February 24 and March 24, 2024. CAA North & East Ontario Members can get their hands on exclusive swag like pennants, mini sticks and foam pucks to help show their support for the Senators. Not a Member? Buy an Everyday Membership on the fly for just $30 and tap into instant savings on select Sens home games as well as 10% on Sens merch. Plus, you’ll even receive a 100% Sens Fan ballcap when you sign up 

Enter to win a cruise

Yes, you read that right. You can enter to win a cruise from Celebrity Cruises and CAA North & East Ontario while you cheer on the Ottawa Senators until March 28, 2024. Valued at $5000, you and a guest will enjoy a seven-night stay in a Veranda Stateroom aboard a Caribbean cruise. The winner will be announced on April 13, 2024. Head to the CAA Kiosk at Ottawa Senators games to enter the contest, terms and conditions apply. 

Enjoy these delicious eats

What’s one of the best parts of taking in a game at Canadian Tire Centre? The food. Stadium food is a vital part of enjoying any sports game, and there are plenty of tasty snacks and meals to indulge in while you cheer on the Sens at home. Canadian Tire Centre has food for every taste, from foot-long hot dogs to food truck-style comfort favourites and even egg rolls.   

For those who love a good burger with customizable toppings, you’ll find Burger Shack in sections 206 and 224. Enjoy a burger topped just the way you want it, and hand-cut fries, onion rings and hot dogs. Speaking of hot dogs, head to section 219 to find XL Dogs. Serving up foot-long, grilled hot dogs topped with your chosen toppings. You can also check out Chef’s Kitchen for food truck-style bites like the Canadian Mac & Cheese, which you’ll find outside section 323. Only 29 of the Canadian Mac & Cheese are served per game, so make Chef’s Kitchen one of your first stops in the arena.  

Of course, you can enjoy nachos, popcorn, pizza and pretzels at Sens Express Concessions throughout the arena. Plus, you’ll find Ottawa’s famous Golden Palace eggrolls at Six Pints in section 107, TSN Grill in section 113, and Bytown Grill in section 119. 

Save on Sens tickets

Did you know that CAA North & East Ontario Members can save on tickets to Senators games and on merch from the Sens Store? Members save big on select home game tickets and 10 per cent on merchandise from any Sens Store and online. Use your Membership when buying tickets online.  

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