2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 20th Anniversary Celebrations Around Utah

Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation

Febraury 8, 2022 marks the 20-year anniversary of the Opening Ceremony of the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. In celebration of the 20th anniversary, venue host communities in Utah are offering events and activities honoring 20 years of Utah’s Olympic Legacy. The full list of events and activities can be found below and at SLC20Year.com.

SALT LAKE CITY & KEARNS

  • February 8, 2022: $5 skate night at the Gallivan Center
  • February 8 – 12, 2022: Cauldron at Rice-Eccles Stadium will be lit in honor of the anniversary 
  • February 18, 2022 – $2 Public Skate (7-9 PM) & Figure Skating Show (6 PM) at the Utah Olympic Oval

PARK CITY

  • February 7, 2022: NBC Olympic Rings tour at Utah Olympic Park (9 AM – 6 PM)
  • February 10, 2022: Watch Party @ Utah Olympic Park hosted by Park City Ski & Snowboard (6 PM – 8 PM)
  • February 5 – March 16, 2022: The Winter Sports Festival presented by Toyota in City Park (dates vary)
  • February 12, 2022: 20th Anniversary Celebration of the 2002 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games at Bob Wells Plaza in Park City (2 – 5 PM)
  • February 4-20, 2022: The Team USA Store, located at Kimball Terrace on Main Street April 1, 2022: Youth Sports Alliance Olympic & Paralympic Homecoming Parade

HEBER VALLEY – SOLDIER HOLLOW NORDIC CENTER

  • February 4, 2022: Free Nordic Ski Day (9 AM – 2 PM) 
  • February 15, 2022: Tuesday Night Lights, XC Race Series
  • February 21 – March 3, 2022: IBU Youth and Junior World Championships Biathlon

OGDEN – WEBER COUNTY SPORTS COMPLEX

OREM/PROVO

  • February 12, 2022: Peaks Ice Arena: Skate like an Olympian! (1:30 PM – 4:30 PM)
  • February 14-26, 2022: University Place Celebration (10 AM – 9 PM) & February 19, 2022: Meet & Greet with 2002 Gold Medalist Derek Parra (2 – 5 PM)

Stuart is the founder, writer and wrangler at several sites including Gastronomic SLC, Utah Now and, The Utah Review; Stuart is a former restaurant critic of more than five years, working for the Salt Lake Tribune and has worked extensively with other local publications from Utah Stories through to Salt Lake Magazine and Visit Salt Lake.