Colorado Springs to host Opening Ceremony watch party

6:10 AM, Feb 7, 2014   |    comments
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COLORADO SPRINGS - Downtown Colorado Springs will host a viewing party for the Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony.

A 17-foot wide LCD television will be setup on Tejon street just south of Platte avenue for people to watch the ceremony from Sochi.

Colorado Springs staged Olympic Downtown celebrations in 2012 and thousands of people showed up.

The event runs from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. There will also be snowmobile jumping shows on Tejon street.

The Short & Sweet Downtown Dash family fun glow will take place at 6:00 pm. People taking part in the one mile run are being encouraged to wear items that glow, blink and flash.

There will be live music from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Everyone going is encouraged to dress in red, white and blue.

(KUSA-TV © 2014 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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