Vancouver, BC (February 7, 2020) – On Wednesday, February 12, the B.C. Pavilion Corporation and Vancouver Convention Centre will re-light the iconic Vancouver 2010 Cauldron to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

All are invited to join the Cauldron lighting ceremony as former Canadian Olympic athletes and other special guests share their #2010memories and celebrate the legacies from the Games. Join in the singing of the national anthem and wear red and white to honour the athletes, staff and volunteers who represented Canada in 2010 as well as those who continue to represent our country on the world’s biggest sports stage.

Date and Time

Wednesday, February 12

  • 8:45 AM – Event to start
  • Prior to 9 AM until 11 AM – Cauldron to be lit


Jack Poole Plaza at the Vancouver Convention Centre,
1055 Canada Place

Program – remarks by special guests, including:

  • Mercedes Nicoll, 4x Olympian, Snowboard
  • Jennifer Heil, 3x Olympian, Freestyle Skiing

The Cauldron lighting is sponsored in part by FortisBC.