1. Hockey Hall of Fame
No hockey fan’s trip to Toronto is complete without visiting the Hockey Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame is only a five-minute walk from the Scotiabank Arena, so spend a day at the Hall of Fame before attending a Leafs game.
2. Maple Leaf Square
Maple Leaf Square is located on the western side of the Scotiabank Arena and is the best place to see a big Toronto playoff game, besides inside the arena itself. If you can’t get a ticket to the game or just want to hang out with some diehard Leafs fans before the game, then stop by Maple Leaf Square.
3. Legends Row
Stop by Legends Row and snap a picture with your favorite Maple Leafs from the past. Here you’ll find statues of the greatest Maple Leafs including Tim Horton and Turk Broda, so make sure to take these in before the game.
4. Fan Zone
The Fan Zone opens two hours before games and features a variety of interactive basketball and hockey related activities. At the fan zone you can shoot some hoops or pucks, so make sure to stop by before the game.
Stanley Cup and Retired Number Banners
You may forget since it’s been so long, but the Toronto Maple Leafs have won 13 Stanley Cups. Take a minute to honor these teams and the Leafs greatest players by checking out the team’s Stanley Cup and retired number banners.
6. Leafs Nation Pregame Show
The Leafs Nation Pregame Show takes place on the main concourse before the game and is an excellent place to go if you want to get on TV or hear some pregame analysis. If you enter the ACC before the puck drops, make sure to see the Leafs Nation Pregame Show live.
7. Real Sports Apparel
You’ll find any Toronto team gear you could want at this 3,000 sq ft sports apparel palace. If you’re looking to pick up a souvenir of your trip to Toronto, then there is no better place to do so then Real Sports Apparel.
This public walkway is home to the arena’s ticket office as well as many artifacts from the original Canada Post Delivery Building. If you’re a history buff as well as a basketball fan, then stop and check this out.
9. Carlton the Bear
Carlton the Bear has been the official mascot of the Toronto Maple Leafs since 1995. He brings a smile to fans faces young and old, so don’t miss him during your visit to the Toronto.
10. Real Sports Bar & Grill
Real Sports Bar & Grill is located on Maple Leaf Square and is the perfect place to grab a drink or bite to eat before the game. The three-story bar allows you to follow the action from all around the league, so make sure to check it out.