Battle of the Blades

Get tickets to see Battle of the Blades live!

Here's how you can watch Battle of the Blades in person this fall. Tickets are available now for live tapings on Thursdays from September 19 to October 31.

Tickets are available now for live tapings on Thursdays from September 19 to October 31.

Tickets are now available for all live tapings of CBC's Battle of the Blades in and around the Greater Toronto Area on Thursdays from September 19 through October 31. Fans of all ages are invited to watch athletes from two of Canada's favourite sports — figure skating and hockey — as they pair up in a live, high-stakes figure skating competition for the charity of their choice. 

The live taping dates, times and locations are as follows:

Thursday, September 19 (special two-hour premiere) - Hamilton 

FirstOntario Centre 

101 York Blvd, Hamilton, Ont., L8R 3L4

Doors open at 5:30 p.m., live taping begins at 7 p.m. 

Seating is reserved.

Get tickets here

Thursday, September 26 - Hamilton 

FirstOntario Centre 

101 York Blvd, Hamilton, Ont., L8R 3L4

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., live taping begins at 8 p.m. 

Seating is reserved.

Get tickets here

Thursday, October 3 - Hamilton 

FirstOntario Centre 

101 York Blvd, Hamilton, Ont., L8R 3L4

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., live taping begins at 8 p.m. 

Seating is reserved.

Get tickets here

Thursday, October 10 - Mississauga 

Paramount Fine Foods Centre 

5500 Rose Cherry Pl, Mississauga, Ont., L4Z 4B6

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., live taping begins at 8 p.m. 

Seating is reserved and tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. ET on August 23.

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Thursday, October 17 - Oshawa 

Tribute Communities Centre 

99 Athol St E, Oshawa, Ont., L1H 1J8

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., live taping begins at 8 p.m. 

Tickets are general admission.

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Thursday, October 24 - Oshawa 

Tribute Communities Centre 

99 Athol St E, Oshawa, Ont., L1H 1J8

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., live taping begins at 8 p.m. 

Tickets are general admission.

Get tickets here

Thursday, October 31 - Toronto 

Ryerson's Mattamy Athletic Centre (former Maple Leaf Gardens)

50 Carlton St, Toronto, Ont., M5B 1J2

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., live taping begins at 8 p.m.  

Tickets are general admission.

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Attendees may be photographed and/or recorded for the Battle of the Blades broadcast.

Battle of the Blades will launch with a special two-hour premiere on Thursday, September 19 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBC and the free CBC Gem streaming service, and will continue to air Thursdays at 8 p.m. (9 AT, 9:30 NT).