Author: Sarah Marchildon

Downtown Saskatoon welcomes the conversation of a Downtown Arena, again

  Arena & Convention Facility proposed for Downtown Downtown Saskatoon welcomes the conversation of a Downtown Arena, again   DOWNTOWN SASKATOON, March 21, 2018 – It is confirmed that a proposed new Arena & Convention Facility in Saskatoon should be built Downtown ­– news that the Downtown Saskatoon Business Improvement District welcomes warmly. The news was presented to the City of Saskatoon’s Governance & Priorities Committee on March 19, and consultants commissioned by the Boards of SaskTel Centre & TCU Place recommend that the City of Saskatoon proceed with the plans. Downtown Saskatoon is known as the premier entertainment district of the city for a variety of reasons: Centrally Located | Downtown offers the most ways in and out. With the enhanced service of Bus Rapid Transit as a major theme for our future, we will have more transportation options to arrive to a Downtown destination. 101 Restaurants & Lounges | With a multitude of entertainment opportunities Downtown, traffic jams are mitigated through a variety of start and end times. 13,460+ Parking Spaces | Over half are currently available publicly, many Downtown employees can access their monthly parking space while attending a concert, there are 1,860 on-street spaces, and almost 2,000 spots at Midtown Plaza. 8 Hotels & 1,329 Rooms | When visiting the city for a show or a conference, proximity to venues is key. One of the...

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