Sign in
EN - Sports

The Raptors Are Finally Coming Home To Scotiabank Arena For The First Time In 19 Months

"We are optimistic regarding our ability to host full capacity events."

The Raptors Are Finally Coming Home To Scotiabank Arena For The First Time In 19 Months

The Toronto Raptors will finally return to Scotiabank Arena for the first time in 19 months after a season spent playing in Florida.

A team spokesperson confirmed to TSN on Friday that the team had been given the go-ahead to play in the 6ix, but word is still out on how many fans will be able to attend.

"We are optimistic regarding our ability to host full capacity events at Scotiabank Arena," the spokesperson said.

The Raptors are scheduled to make their long-awaited return to their home court on October 4, 2021, for a pre-season bout against the 76ers.

"And as a reminder, all people wishing to access the arena — whether to attend an event as a spectator, or as a member of the media — will be required to show proof of vaccination for COVID-19 or proof of a medical exemption," the spokesperson added.

Stay Informed
Get Toronto's latest and greatest stories every day straight to your inbox.

The Raptors' team looks very different this year but the newest drafts to the team seem to already be fitting in just fine. Scottie Barnes just shared his love for Toronto and the team in an unofficial love letter.

"I'm still waiting for it all to feel real, man. It's crazy," Barnes started off in his article published to The Player's Tribune. "It's like the first semester of school when everything's going by so fast."

Keep Reading Show less

The Raptors are finally back in Toronto, and judging by their recent social media posts, they couldn't be happier to be on their turf again.

The team confirmed last Friday that they would be making their long-awaited return to their home court on October 4, 2021, for a pre-season bout against the 76ers.

Keep Reading Show less

Dua Lipa Is Coming To Toronto This Winter & Get Ready For Some 'Future Nostalgia'

Tickets for her Scotiabank Arena concert go on sale September 17!

It's official: pop princess Dua Lipa is coming to Toronto this coming winter and will be tearing up the Scotiabank Arena for her Future Nostalgia tour.

The Grammy-award-winning artist will be hitting the 6ix on February 23 and will be joined by musicians Lolo Zouaï and Caroline Polachek. Tickets go on sale this coming Friday, September 17 at noon on Ticketmaster.

Keep Reading Show less

Once a Raptor, always a Raptor. Former NBA Raptor Danny Green and current shooting guard for the Philadelphia 76ers just got some fresh ink, and it's safe to say Toronto was the inspiration.

Green's tattoo artist posted his new tattoo on Instagram on August 30 with the caption, "photos aren't great but since you all been asking. Here's @greenranger14 tattoo inspired by his time in Toronto."

Keep Reading Show less