Explanation of How Winnipeg Jets Parking Works [Tips Guide]


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When you are heading to a Jets game at Canada Life Centre, there are numerous parking options that are very close to the arena. In fact, there are over 7,000 parking spaces within a 5 minute walking distance for Winnipeg Jets home games (Canada Life Centre).

**Buying a parking pass can ahead of time can help reduce hassle. I like to buy parking passes from Vivid Seats because they allow you to browse a parking map to find a lot and price that makes sense. Click here to view Canada Life Centre Parking Passes available for purchase at Vivid Seats (paid affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

These are some of the most popular ways to purchase a parking pass for Canada Life Centre:

  • Purchase a parking pass from CanadaLifeCentre.com.
  • Buy a Parking Pass from online ticket brokers like StubHub and Vivid Seats.
  • Use a parking app like ParkWhiz or SpotHero to reserve a nearby parking spot.

Canada Life Centre doesn’t operate any of the parking garages or lots around the arena. However, there are numerous parking garages and lots that are within walking distance. There are also garages that are attached to Canada Life Centre via the downtown walkway system.

In this article, we will focus on how to reserve a Canada Life Centre parking spot in advance and also discuss the locations of the most popular Canada Life Centre lots and parking garages.

Where to Buy a Canada Life Centre Parking Pass

Buying a Parking Pass from Canada Life Centre

You can go to CanadaLifeCentre.com and follow their instructions and steps on how to buy a parking pass. Canada Life Centre directs you to buy parking from the city of Winnipeg via GRYD Park App. They offer prepaid parking to numerous lots and garages throughout downtown that are within walking distance of Canada Life Centre. You can find out more information here.

Buying a Parking Pass from Online Ticket Brokers

You can also reserve a Canada Life Centre parking pass through other online ticket brokers such as StubHub, and Vivid Seats. Some fans like to browse these sites to find the best prices.

This is where you can view Canada Life Centre parking passes available at VividSeats (paid affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com). Vivid Seats allows you to browse a parking map to find a lot and price that fits your needs.

Reserve Parking on Parking Apps

There are also many public garages located near the arena that are not controlled by the arena, but do have parking available for purchase. Some of these garages and lots allow you to pay on site, but reserving a spot in advance is advised. There are many apps to choose from that offer parking, but two of the most popular are ParkWhiz or SpotHero.


Canada Life Centre Parking Garages Locations (Attached)

Canada Life Centre True North Square Garage

The Canada Life Centre True North Garage is attached to the Canada Life Centre via the downtown walkway system. The main entrance is off of Carlton Street in the True North Square district. The Canada Life Centre True North Garage is about 2 blocks southwest of the arena and is about a 5-10 minute walk.

Yes, you must have a parking permit to park in this Canada Life Centre True North Square Garage. This is where you can view the current price of parking passes available for Canada Life Centre at Vivid Seats (paid affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Click here to view a 360-degree view of this the entrance to Canada Life Centre True North Square Garage. The entrance is off of Carlton Street and serves as an event parking space as well as public parking for those shopping in True North Square.

Canada Life Centre Portage Place Lots

The Canada Life Centre Portage Place Lots is attached to the Canada Life Centre via the downtown walkway system. The main entrance is off of Ellice Street in the Portage Pots Shopping district. The Canada Life Centre Portage Place Lots is about 2 blocks west of the arena and is about a 5-10 minute walk.

Yes, you must have a parking permit to park in this Canada Life Centre Portage Place Lots. This is where you can view the current price of parking passes available for Canada Life Centre at Vivid Seats (paid affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Click here to view a 360-degree view of this the entrance to Canada Life Centre Portage Place Lots. The entrance is off of Ellice Street and serves as an event parking space as well as public parking for those shopping in Portage Place Shopping.

Canada Life Centre Millennium Library Garage

The Canada Life Centre Millennium Library Garage is attached to the Canada Life Centre via the downtown walkway system. The main entrance is off of Donald Street in the Cityplace Shopping district. The Canada Life Centre Millennium Library Garage is about 1 block southeast of the arena and is about a 5 minute walk.

Yes, you must have a parking permit to park in this Canada Life Centre Millennium Library Garage. This is where you can view the current price of parking passes available for Canada Life Centre at Vivid Seats (paid affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Click here to view a 360-degree view of this the entrance to Canada Life Centre Millennium Library Garage. The entrance is off of Donald Street and serves as an event parking space as well as public parking for those going to the Millennium Library.

Canada Life Centre City Palace Lot 1 Garage

The Canada Life Centre City Palace Lot 1 Garage is attached to the Canada Life Centre via the downtown walkway system. The main entrance is off of Hargrave Street right next door to the Canada Life Centre. The Canada Life Centre City Palace Lot 1 is only a 1-2 minute walk, with it being very close to the Canada Life Centre Jets Team Store.

Yes, you must have a parking permit to park in this Canada Life Centre City Palace Lot 1 Garage. This is where you can view the current price of parking passes available for Canada Life Centre at Vivid Seats (paid affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Click here to view a 360-degree view of this the entrance to Canada Life Centre City Palace Lot 1 Garage. The entrance is off of Hargrave Street and serves as an event parking space as well as public parking.


Other Canada Life Centre Parking Options

Parking for Canada Life Centre

While the lots and garages mentioned above are some of the most popular options, there are other parking spaces available as well. Downtown street parking, where you can pay by phone or by meter, is available on a first come basis. There are over 3,200 on street parking spaces.

There are also several lots that are within walking distance as well. Some of the other popular lots include parkade lots at Winnipeg Ballet and Centennial Library. You can also find parking lots near the shopping centers like Parking Indigo lot Winnipeg Lot 24 and 29.

Drop off Locations for Canada Life Centre

If you would prefer to get a ride from a friend or rideshare, there are several convenient designated drop off spots near Canada Life Centre. Those spots are

  • Donald Street between Portage Avenue and Graham Avenue
  • Donald Street South of Graham Avenue (both sides of the street)
  • In front on Newport Center between Carlton Street and Hargrave Street
  • In front of Radisson between Donald Street and Smith Street
  • Westbound Portage Avenue between Donald Street and Hargrave Street

How Much Does Parking Cost at Canada Life Centre?

The cost of parking near Canada Life Centre will vary by event and by lot. In general, reserved parking in one of the garages near the arena will *usually* cost in the $15 – $75 range. This is where you can find the current pricing for parking near Canada Life Centre at Vivid Seats (paid affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Canada Life Centre Parking Contact Info

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Any information is provided “as is” with no guarantee of completeness, meaning much of this information is subject to change, and although we do our best to keep these guides updated, we can’t guarantee accuracy at all times. For all official information, we urge you to contact Canada Life Centre staff. Contact information is below:

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