ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
The Village will be free and open to both athletes and the public. The Village is the hub of activity for The Games, offering athlete check-in, special presentations, demonstrations, interactive displays and more. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with a variety of experts, special guests, vendors and more. Each day offers something unique for the community to help celebrate The National Senior Games.
Flame Arrival Ceremony
Let’s get the party started! Athletes and locals mingle and celebrate the opening of The Games as the torch flame arrives and ignites the ceremonial cauldron.
Celebration of Athletes
This is a combination opening and closing ceremony held in the middle of the event schedule that celebrates the achievements of the athletes. Here is where the pageantry happens, including a stirring Parade of Athletes and a warm welcome is extended by the host cities, celebrities and dignitaries.
Olympic Day was created in 1948 to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games and is celebrated every June by NSGA with the support of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).