Headwaters Pan Am Finds

From insider stable tours to artistic interpretations to children’s attractions, and of course the grand events themselves, these Games are anything but a spectator sport. Plan your visit at realgames.ca.

 

 

PACHI Official Mascot of the TO2015 Pan Am Games | Photo by: Pete Paterson

 

1. Pachi, Official Mascot

What: You’re bound to run into Pachi the Porcupine while visiting the Games’ equestrian events, as his home is in the Niagara Escarpment. Don’t worry about getting close: his quills are hug-tested.

Who: Pachi

Where: Horse Country

 

 

Official medals for the TO2015 Pan Am Games

 

2. Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games

What: Join 14,000 fans from around the world in one of Canada’s most beautiful locales, for the Pan Am equestrian events.

Where: Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park and Pan Am Cross-Country Centre, Mono

 

 

Headwaters is host to the TO2015 Pan Am Equestrian events | Photo by: Pete Paterson

Spot real-life Equestrians wearing Deniro Field Boots from Running Fox Equestrian during the Headwaters Horse Country Stable Tour.

 

3. Headwaters Horse Country Stable Tour

What: Throughout July, Headwaters stables will be made open free-of-charge to the public, for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to go behind-the-scenes of what goes into putting on a world-class event.

Who: Vicki Sword

Where: Throughout Headwaters

 

 

Custom painted hockey helmet by artist David Arrigo | Photo by: Pete Paterson

Team Canada 2015 World Junior Goalie Mask painted by Headwaters artist David Arrigo.

 

4. Official Pan Am Artist David Arrigo

What: World-famous for his goalie masks, Hockley Valley artist David Arrigo has created a 100-foot Games mural, just one of the dozens of artistic and cultural surprises awaiting you up here.

When: all Games long

Where: Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park

 

 

Horse Blanket from Running Fox Equestrian | Photo by: Pete Paterson

The Whitney Square Under Blanket from Running Fox Equestrian might also be perfect for a Pan Am picnic in the park.

 

5. Pan Am in the Park

Two evenings of music, food and fun on the scenic banks of the Humber River, featuring regional foods from the Caribbean and South, North and Central America, served to the sounds of mariachi and steel pan drums.

Where: Albion Hills Conservation Area