Graduations & Commencements

We are honored to be a part of graduation and commencement ceremonies for our local universities, colleges and high schools. This page contains all the necessary information regarding upcoming ceremonies.

Door Times

In general doors open one (1) hour prior to the time listed for each ceremony.

Tickets

For ticket information please ask the graduating student for details about obtaining tickets as each school is unique.

Parking

There may be a parking fee, not to exceed $10, at Toyota Arena, each school is unique. Please click here for more directions and more information about parking. Parking lots open 1 hour prior to door time.

Photos

Cameras are allowed with some restrictions, click here for more information.

Gifts & Noisemakers

Balloons, wrapped gifts and noisemakers or airhorns are NOT allowed inside the arena.
Flowers will be available for purchase on site and are available for pre-order through Commencement Flowers.

Food

Toyota Arena does not allow any outside food or beverage to be brought into the venue. We will have food and beverage available for purchase and there are drinking fountains on the main concourse.

Seating

All seating is available on first come first serve basis. Reserving or saving seats is not allowed. Please visit guest services in section 112 of the Main Concourse if you need assistance with locating ADA Seating.    

Security

All guests will be guided thru our normal security procedures, including metal detectors and bag inspections. For more information click here.  

Stroller / Carrier Check

All strollers/carriers that enter the Arena must be checked in at Guest Services. A $5 per item fee will be enforced to check Strollers/Carriers. 

No Vending / No Soliciting

Unauthorized vending or soliciting on Toyota Arena property is prohibited. Violators will be prosecuted. (Ontario Municipal Code Sec4-1504)

Vending in the public right of-way is prohibited. All business activities require a business license and must be conducted inside an enclosed structure unless pre-approved by the City of Ontario. Violators will be prosecuted. (Ontario Municipal Code Sec.3-1.105)

We understand these ceremonies bring families and loved ones together in celebration of these milestone in any graduates' life.

We offer local resources to accommodate out-of-towners because in Ontario, our city is your hometown!

Below are some helpful links to make your experience here a memorable one:

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