Looking for the latest events, concerts, ice Availability, hockey games schedules (Greyhounds next home game), this is the site for you! Looking for directions on how to find us? Sault Ste. Marie is located at the hub of the Great Lakes in Ontario, at the very heart of Canada. There are three main ways to drive into Sault Ste. Marie while heading to the ESSAR Centre, click the appropriate link below if you are coming from: (1) East of Sault Ste. Marie (Sudbury / North Bay / Ottawa) Continue West on HWY-17/Trans Canada Hwy toward Church St Continue on HWY-17B 4.0 km (5 mins) Turn left at Bruce St 0.3 km (1 min) Turn right at Queen St E 68 m (2) West of Sault Ste. Marie (Wawa / Thunder Bay / Winnipeg) Continue South on HWY-17/Trans Canada Hwy Continue on HWY-17B 2.0 km (2 mins) Turn right at Bruce St 1.5 km (3 mins) Turn right at Queen St E 68 m (3) South of Sault Ste. Marie (United States) After crossing the Mackinac Bridge Continue North on I-75 N Partial toll road Entering Canada (Ontario) 56.9 mi (50 mins) Continue onto HWY-17B 1.8 mi (4 mins) Turn left at Bruce St 482 ft (1 min) Turn left at Queen St E 223 ft Why not visit the Eassar Centre (Essar Center) formerly known as the Memorial Gardens.