LAW ENFORCEMENT TORCH RUN | June 28 – July 1
Law Enforcement representatives nationwide carry the
Special Olympics Flame of Hope that will light the cauldron at Opening Ceremonies

WELCOME DAY | June 30 | SeaTac International Airport
Thousands of fans welcome the athletes and delegates

OPENING CEREMONIES | July 1 | Husky Stadium
Parade of Athletes and entertainment plus the lighting of
the Special Olympics Cauldron to open the Games

SPECIAL OLYMPICS TOWN | July 2-6 | Husky Union Building                                   Entertainment and activities created just for the athletes

FAN ZONE | July 1-5 | Husky Stadium Plaza
Live music, exhibits, and activities entertain athletes and spectators around Opening Ceremonies and competitions

HEALTHY ATHLETES | July 2-6 | Husky Union Building
Volunteer health professionals provide free, critical health screenings and educational sessions for athletes

HEALTHY COMMUNITIES | July 2-6 | HUB / HUB Yard
Resources and activities designed to improve healthcare access and health status for individuals and communities

YOUNG ATHLETES FESTIVAL | July 2, 3, 5 | Seattle Center / Celebration Park / Univ of Wash
A celebration of sports, activities, and inclusion for the next generation of athletes, ages 2 to 7, with resources and guidance for parents. All families welcome!

UNIFIED YOUTH LEADERSHIP SUMMIT | July 2-5
Young adults, with and without intellectual disabilities, convene to build more inclusive communities

UNIFIED SPORTS EXPERIENCE | July 2, 3, 5
Volunteers, sponsor employees, families, and friends invited to break down barriers, promote inclusion, and have fun by trying their hand at Special Olympics Unified Sports

INDEPENDENCE DAY | July 4
Athletes and delegates celebrate the Fourth with an old-fashioned
American BBQ and dance party

CLOSING CEREMONIES | July 6 | Seattle Center
Celebration and culmination of the 2018 USA Games