Full Schedule & Tickets Now Available for the Special Olympics USA Games at ESPN Wide World of Sports

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This year’s Special Olympics USA Games take place in Orlando, FL with a number of events scheduled for ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World. With the event kicking off in just a couple of weeks, the full schedule of events has now been released, along with tickets to attend the opening ceremonies.

2022 Special Olympics USA Games

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The opening ceremony takes place at Orlando’s Exploria Stadium on Sunday, June 5, 2022, with the full lineup of events for the Special Olympics USA Games running through Saturday, June 11, 2022. Many of the events outside of those with special requirements (ie: golf, equestrian, etc…) are scheduled to take place at ESPN Wide World of Sports, with bocce tournaments taking place at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, and surfing at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon waterpark.

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The opening ceremony is shaping up to be an incredible event with a packed lineup of 500 performers in collaboration with Disney Live Entertainment. Notable performers scheduled to be at the event include Walt Disney World’s own Voices of Liberty a cappella group from EPCOT’s American Adventure pavilion, as well as Grammy award-winning singer Sara Bareilles.

Disney Special Olympics Florida

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Special room rates for the event have already ended sales, so if you are planning on attending the Special Olympics USA Games and looking for a place to stay at Walt Disney World, you may want to contact an authorized Disney travel agent or check for available special offers on Disney’s official site,

A full schedule for this year’s Special Olympics USA Games is available along with tickets to the opening ceremony on the event’s official website, Tickets for the opening ceremony are $55.

About Brittany DiCologero

Brittany is a New England-based writer focused on the history of the Walt Disney World Resort. She is the author of "Red, White, and Disney: The Myths and Reality of American History at the Walt Disney World Resort," and "Brittany Earns Her Ears."

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