Cadillac Fairview and Team Canada welcome Olympic athletes home to Sherway Gardens FC reunion event on Thursday August 12


The event, a celebration of Team Canada’s accomplishments at Tokyo 2020, will feature four-time JUNO Award nominee Elijah Woods and 2021 must-watch artist JESSIA.

TORONTO, August 11, 2021 / CNW / – Following the conclusion of the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020, Cadillac Fairview (CF), the official home of Team Canada, and the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) welcome home and celebrate Team Canada athletes at an outdoor celebration at CF Sherway Gardens on Thursday August 12 of 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST. Access to pre-event media interviews will be available between 5:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (by appointment only).

Cadillac Fairview and Team Canada welcome Olympic athletes to their homes at CF Sherway Gardens reunion event on Thursday, August 12 (CNW Group / Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited)

The Homecoming event offers the first chance for Canadians to come together to celebrate Team Canada athletes after their inspiring performances at the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020. The celebration, hosted by the sports broadcaster Andi Petrillo, will feature Olympians including CF sponsored athletes, Team Canada beach volleyball Olympians Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah pavan, Tokyo 2020 Olympic Decathlon Champion Damien warner and comrade decathlete Pierce lepage, Tokyo Olympic Rowing Champion 2020 Sydney payne, members of Tokyo 2020 bronze medalist softball team, two-time swimming medalist Kayla sanchez, double Olympic gymnastics champion Rosie MacLennan, as well as local dignitaries, from ontario Heritage Industries, Sport, Tourism and Culture Minister Lisa MacLeod, MP Adam van Koeverden and MPP Christine Hogarth.

The event will include a special performance of musical guests elie wood and JESSIA, best known for their upbeat Top 10 chart hits “Lights” and “I’m Not Pretty”, respectively, which will each perform their chart-topping singles as part of the festivities. The event completes the CF summer Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Campaign featuring an inspiration video series of athletes and on-site experiences in the 18 CF shopping centers.

Tickets are now available for purchase with seats limited to 120 cars. To obtain tickets, guests are encouraged to visit Team Canada Homecoming Tickets at CF Sherway Gardens on eventbrite. Fans and supporters can also log in via YouTube Live to show their support and celebrate from home by visiting: Viewers can also tune into Cadillac Fairview Youtube channel to watch the show from home.


Cadillac Fairview, Team Canada Athletes and Alumni

The homecoming event will be hosted by Canadian sports broadcaster Andi Petrillo.

Special appearances for Team Canada athletes for Tokyo 2020:

Musical guests and performance by Elijah Woods and JESSIA.

Local dignitaries including Ontario Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture, Lisa MacLeod, four-time Olympian and Parliamentary Secretary for Sport, Adam van Koeverden, MP and Christine Hogarth, MPP.


Cadillac Fairview is hosting an outdoor reunion celebration for Team Canada with athlete appearances and entertainment by Elijah Woods and JESSIA. Team Canada partner Sobeys Inc, the official Team Canada grocer, will host a free mobile dining experience and free Oreo and Ritz snacks offered by COC partner Mondelez will be provided to each guest.

The official Team Canada tablecloth from Sobeys Inc., which features 1,333 embroidered messages from Canadians offering support and words of encouragement to the athletes who represented Canada at the Tokyo Games, will be on display.


Sherway CF Gardens

Located in the NE parking lot (corner The Queensway and Sherway Gardens Rd.)

25 The West Mall

Etobicoke, ON M9C 1B8


Thursday August 12, 2021

Access to media interviews before the event: 5:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (by appointment only).

Event time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m.)

How? ‘Or’ What:

On-site presence is offered to ticket holders. A live broadcast of the event will be available via YouTube Live for Canadians across the country to experience the festivities.

Media / camera spots are reserved and can be booked by contacting Jessica Spremo directly. ([email protected] – 416-312-0587)

Admission Details:

  • Tickets are $ 15.00 and are required for each car. Proof of purchase (ticket / email confirmation) is required to enter the car park on a first come, first served basis. All proceeds will be donated to the Canadian Olympic Foundation.

  • Guests will have access to the toilets on the property. An outdoor toilet will be provided for guests, including an accessible toilet. Guests should be 2 meters apart to ensure physical distancing requirements while in line, and masks or blankets should be worn when using the on-site restroom.

  • Team Canada partner Sobeys Inc. will deliver a mobile food experience.

  • Official Team Canada tablecloth from Sobeys Inc. will be on display to the public and includes 1,333 messages to Team Canada athletes, submitted by Canadians

  • Face masks and blankets are mandatory when physical distancing is not possible.

  • According to provincial guidelines, each car must be limited to less than 10 people (within a household).

  • All vehicles will be positioned at least 2 meters from each other

  • Animals are not allowed.

  • Alcohol is not allowed.

SOURCE Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited



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