|1 of 2,000+ nationwide events celebrating the birth of the
modern Olympic Games
|Park City, Utah (June 19, 2018) – On Saturday, June 23, Utah Olympic Park in Park City is hosting a special afternoon of Olympic-themed activities from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.
This afternoon celebration includes appearances by local Olympians, music, food, and activities. Complimentary activities include bounce houses, face painting, Olympic-themed crafts, and interactive adaptive sport demonstrations from the National Abilities Center. The athlete autograph and meet and greet area will be open from noon to 1:00 pm during the event.
Also taking place during the festivities will be the first Flying Ace All-Stars show of the season. Tickets for that event are $12 for adults and $7 for youth ages 12 and under. Tickets for Flying Ace All-Stars freestyle shows can be found online at utaholympiclegacy.org.
"We are always pleased to take part in Olympic Day and inspire kids from all over Utah," said Colin Hilton, CEO of the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation. "Utah Olympic Park is proud to support the Olympic movement and encourage children to lead healthy, active lifestyles."
The Utah Olympic Park’s Olympic Day celebration is one of more than 2,000 events taking place nationwide during the month of June. The events, designed to engage youth and promote the ideals of the Olympic movement, feature athlete appearances, family-friendly activities and interactive learning experiences.
Around the world, more than 160 countries take part in the annual celebration. Olympic Day, created in 1948 to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games, focuses on the Olympic values and ideals such as fair play, perseverance, respect and sportsmanship. In the U.S., Olympic Day events range from small gatherings to large, city-wide events.
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