Orlando Happenings: The 2022 Special Olympics USA Games

From June 5th to the 12th, the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games return to Orlando, uniting over 5,000 athletes and coaches from all 50 states and the Caribbean. Hosted by The Walt Disney Company at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, over 120,000 live spectators will celebrate the Special Olympic athletes’ remarkable talents on and off the field.

Special Olympics USA banner

The Special Olympic athletes will compete in a variety of sporting events over 7 days. The events include everything from soccer, softball, and swimming to cheerleading, tennis, and so much more. (Check out the schedule here.)

The Special Olympics Games event is an opportunity to recognize each athlete’s dedication and perseverance as they share their gifts and passions with the world. Bringing even more magic to this wonderful event, Disney Live Entertainment is producing a fun-filled opening ceremony for the thousands of guests in attendance as well as bringing legendary entertainment all week long!

Recognized as a Good Neighbor Hotel by Disney, Margaritaville Resort Orlando celebrates the Special Olympics and their mission to inspire a more inclusive world.

Athletes running on a track

About Margaritaville Resort Orlando

Margaritaville Resort Orlando is designed so that you can relax your way. Choose between modern guest rooms, spacious suites, and amazing private cottages. Once you’re settled, take advantage of all our island-inspired escape has to offer! From high-end accommodations, world-class dining, and live entertainment to St. Somewhere Spa and Fins Up Beach Club, Margaritaville Resort has top-notch amenities that will quench everyone’s thirst for fun, relaxation, and leisurely island living!

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