Walk Off The Earth to Perform at One Year Countdown to 2015 Pan Am Games, 7/11
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6:45 p.m.: Art Battle, presented by CIBC - Live competitive painting with public choosing the winner.
7:55 p.m.: Innu singer-songwriter Florent Vollant performs.
9:00 p.m.: Toronto-based reggae master Dwayne D'Bandit Pitt with comedian Jay Martin.
10:00 p.m.: Musical performance by headliner Walk Off The Earth.
Saturday, July 12
Programming runs from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.
2:45 p.m.: Full Throttle -- An urban choreographer's series. 4:00 p.m.: Three-point-shot basketball competition with Toronto Raptors star Greivis Vasquez.
4:00 p.m.: Shadow box with Mary Spencer, Olympian, CIBC Team Next Mentor and 2011 Pan Am boxing champion.
4:30 p.m.: BPM cycling zone -- Join in or cheer on athletes as they create electricity with their energetic pedalling. Special appearance by Curt Harnett, Team Canada's 2015 Pan Am Chef de Mission and multiple Olympic and Pan Am medallist in cycling.
5:30 p.m.: Parapan sport zone: PACHI and other local mascots take on athletes in a thrilling match of sitting volleyball.
5:50 p.m.: Art Battle, presented by CIBC -- Live competitive painting with public choosing the winner.
6:30 p.m.: Celebrity basketball: Athletes, special guests and mascots meet up for a friendly game of basketball.
7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.: Musical performances by Les Chercheurs d'or, DJ Alejo with Diana Feliz, legendary Cuban dance band Los Van Van and Dr. Jay de Socaprince.
9:30 p.m.: Soca singer Machel Montano and his HD Band.
10:45 p.m.: Two-day festival capped off with exciting fireworks finale.
For more information, including times and details on performers in Toronto, as well as additional one-year countdown celebrations taking place in municipalities throughout the Greater Golden Horseshoe region, please visit TORONTO2015.org/one-year; visit Facebook at facebook.com/Toronto2015 and Twitter at @TO2015, #TO2015 and #WeArePanAm.
The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015) is tasked with managing and delivering the Games. It is working to bring some of the world's best athletes and artists to the Greater Golden Horseshoe region, giving Ontarians a unique chance to be part of the action, and making the region a hub for sport.
The TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games will take place July 10-26 and the Parapan American Games August 7-15. For more information about the Games, visit TORONTO2015.org.