Friday, April 04, 2014

Olympic & Paralympic Homecoming Parade and Celebration


To honor the Olympians and Paralympians that live, train and coach in Park City, a Homecoming Parade and Celebration will be held on Park City’s historic Main Street, Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 1-5 pm.

Come and see Women's Ski Jumping USA Olympians Sarah Hendrickson, Lindsey Vanand Jessica Jerome. Over 20 Olympians and medalists are expected to participate.

Participants will gather at the top of Historic Main Street at 1pm, and parade down to lower Main Street. The parade will culminate at the Town Lift Plaza and the bottom of Main Street, and will feature Olympians and Paralympians together with local youth athletes from the Youth Sports Alliance Teams, Get Out & Play Program, and the Winter School.

The community is invited to line the parade route, support Park City’s homegrown Olympic talent and join in the post-parade celebration featuring live music, food, beverages and a free fireworks show. All participating Olympians will be available to meet and greet fans, residents and visitors for autographs and photos following the parade.

The event is a collaboration of the Youth Sports Alliance, the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation, the National Ability Center, Park City Municipal Corporation, the Park City Chamber & Visitors Bureau, Summit County, and the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association.

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