The Village

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.

Village Operating Hours

Thursday, 7/6 4:00p-7:00p
Friday, 7/7 8:00a-6:00p
Saturday, 7/8 8:00a-5:00p
Sunday, 7/9 8:00a-6:00p
Monday, 7/10 8:00a-6:00p
Tuesday, 7/11 8:00a-6:00p
Wednesday, 7/12 8:00a-6:00p
Thursday, 7/13 8:00a-6:00p
Friday, 7/14 8:00a-4:00p
Saturday, 7/15 8:00a-6:00p
Sunday, 7/16 8:00a-6:00p
Monday, 7/17 8:00a-6:00p

Flame Arrival Ceremony

Saturday, July 8, 2023, David L Lawrence Convention Center Rooftop

The Flame Arrival Ceremony will be free and open to both athletes and the public. 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

Friday, July 14, 2023

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.