The PyeongChang Olympic Downtown Celebration will celebrate the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games on Friday, February 9th, from 5-10 p.m. in downtown Colorado Springs at Tejon Street & Pikes Peak Avenue.
Speedskater and Olympic record-holder Eric Heiden will be lighting the Olympic City USA caudlron to kick off the event at 5:28 p.m. Other activities include a live broadcast of the PyeongChang Opening Ceremony, a performance by the Jubilee Ensemble and autographs from Olympic and Paralympic athletes.
Tejon Street between Vermijo Avenue and Kiowa Street, and Pikes Peak Avenue between Cascade and Nevada avenues will be closed between 10 a.m. Friday and 1 a.m. Saturday.
Parking will be unavailable in the following areas
-North side of Colorado Avenue between Cascade Avenue and Nevada Avenue
-West side of Nevada Avenue between Vermijo Avenue and Kiowa Street
-Vermijo Avenue between Tejon Street and Pikes Peak Avenue