Community Invited to 37th Annual Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games Opening Ceremony

Published: June 01, 2022 | Author: Kenzie Lundberg | Read Time: 2 minutes

Utah Summer Games Opening CeremonyThe 37th annual Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games will commence with the Opening Ceremony on Friday, June 10 in the Eccles Coliseum at Southern Utah University. Headlined by Always ABBA & a tribute to Lady Gaga, the Opening Ceremony includes the athlete’s parade, torch relay, family-friendly activities, and fireworks.

“The Opening Ceremony is truly spectacular,” said Pace Clarke, executive director of the Utah Summer Games. “We strive to create an event where athletes, coaches, parents, and the community can come together and celebrate excellence in the human spirit. The energy at the Opening Ceremony is tangible and the feeling of community is strong, this is what the Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games are all about.”

Opening the Utah Summer Games, the Opening Ceremony will feature the parade of athletes, lighting of the cauldron, an SUU Aviation flyover as well as amazing stunts performed by the Utah Jazz Bear. Always ABBA will headline the show with their impeccable vocals and stellar musicianship making them the greatest ABBA tribute. The Opening Ceremony is open to all and will run from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are available at

Previous to the Open Ceremony, the Utah Summer Games Summer Block Party will be held in front of Eccles Coliseum at SUU (1150 West) on June 10 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Block Party will include food trucks, face painting, music, games and entertainment for those of all ages.

With more than 40 sporting events, the Utah Summer Games is one of the premier sporting events in Utah and attracts athletes of all ages and skill levels. The competition celebrates excellence in the human spirit and healthy lifestyles through extraordinary sporting events. Since 1986, this event has been conducted at SUU with an average total of 9,600 participants, 50 thousand spectators, and 1,000 volunteers in attendance each year.

Find more information about the Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games along with scheduling details at

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