The Inspiring Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles is set to begin at 8 p.m. ET at the historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Saturday night.
ESPN will be broadcasting the ceremony in its entirety and will cover the entire mulit-day event on its group of networks as well. The opening ceremony includes the Parade of Athletes and the culmination of the Final Leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run as well as the lighting of the Special Olympics cauldron. A handful of celebrities are also slated to appear, including Jimmy Kimmel, Michael Phelps, Yao Ming and Eva Longoria.
The night will also include performances by Stevie Wonder, Avril Lavigne, Nicole Scherzinger and O.A.R. The Special Olympics competition officially gets underway on Sunday, July 26 and closing ceremonies are scheduled for August 2.
Here’s how to watch online and on mobile:
Watch The Opening Ceremony Online
If you have the log-in info for a cable subscription with access to Watch ESPN, you can watch the game at WatchESPN.com. You’ll need a cable log-in and password, or the log-in and password of someone you know, to access the stream.
Watch The Opening Ceremony on Mobile
Mobile and tablet users with access to Watch ESPN can watch the game on the Watch ESPN app. As is the case with desktop, you’ll need the log-in for a cable subscription with access to ESPN. You can download the app for free in the App Store , the Google Play store, the Amazon App store or the Windows Store.