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Relive the 2010 Winter Olympics at these fun Vancouver events

Relive the 2010 Winter Olympics at these fun Vancouver events

Did you love the 2010 Winter Olympics? What’s not to love? Red mittens, cute mascots, people from all over the world milling the streets, and let’s not forget that gold medal hockey game! Relive the good times at one of these five 10th Anniversary events.

5 events that celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the 2010 Olympics

Illuminate Yaletown

Friday February 14 and Saturday 15 2020 Vancouver

Photo credit: Illuminate Yaletown /Simon Sees Photography

Downtown Vancouver’s free immersive light festival takes over the 1200 block of Hamilton Street for two days with activations and artists. Paying homage to the 10 year anniversary of the Vancouver Olympics, this interactive experience is fun for all ages, complete with photo ops and jaw-dropping visual effects.

>> Illuminate Yaletown

Family Day at BC Sports Hall of Fame Family Day *Free*

Monday February 17 2020 Vancouver

Photo credit: BC Hall of BC Sports Fame

Explore Olympic-themed interactive exhibits to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the 2010 Vancouver Games. Meet Olympic Gold medalist Maelle Ricker (snowboard cross), take a photo on top of the podium, learn about Paralympic Sports sledge hockey & goal ball. Kids can make their own Olympic medal and torch in the arts & crafts area and more.

>> Family Day at BC Sports Hall of Fame

Red and White Skates *Cheap*

Monday February 17 2020 Vancouver

Photo credit: BC Hall of BC Sports Fame

Lace up! A host of “Wear Red” Family Day skates are planned at rinks across the city including Hillcrest, Killarney Trout Lake. The cost is $2 per person over the age of six.

>> Wear Red Family Skates

10 Year Anniversary Olympic Celebration at the Richmond Oval *Free*

February 21-23 2020 Richmond

Photo credit: Richmond Oval

Join the Oval for a three-day celebration of all things sport and all things Winter Olympic Games for public skating, admission to the Richmond Olympic Experience, Canada vs. USA Women’s Para Ice Hockey Exhibition Games, Speed Skating Demonstrations, and autograph signings with Canadian Olympians. Plus photo pps on the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Podium and tons more!

10 Year Anniversary Olympic Celebration

Games 10 Year Anniversary Fan Festival at Jack Poole Plaza *Free*

Saturday February 22 2020 Vancouver

Come down to Jack Poole Plaza for the Vancouver 2010 Celebration Festival, open to all ages, for activities including Olympic and Paralympic Athlete meet & greets, sport demonstrations, main stage programming, face painting, and much more. At 5:30, witness a ceremonial cauldron lighting and live musical performances.

>> Games 10 Year Anniversary Fan Festival at Jack Poole Plaza

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