These are great times we live in. Exciting. Complicated. Extraordinary. And while the rest of the world tries to decide what its legacy will be, here in the United States we have a running start.

This summer, the most inclusive sporting event in the world will take place in Ohio. It's our time — the world is watching.

2014 Gay Games Opening Ceremony

Aug 9 , 2014
  • Ticket Price:

    $20.00, $40.00 and $75.00 plus a $3.00 facility fee.
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  • Tickets Info:

    Tickets can be purchased at the Quicken Loans Arena Box Office**, by calling toll free to order your tickets at (888) 894-9424 or TDD (855) 416-0373 OR at any one of Discount Drug Mart's 58 northern Ohio locations

    **Box Office Hours

    To reserve special rates through the Gay Games lodging site, including hotels by Marriott, the official Gay Games 9 lodging partner, click here.

  • Doors Open:

    6:00 PM
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The Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Gay Games presented by the Cleveland Foundation will inspire and entertain everyone who attends. The highlights of the program include the parade of the participants from over 50 countries. Entertainment will feature spectacular production numbers with guest artists, dancers, cheerleaders, the 2014 Gay Games community chorus and team marching band. Plus the formal welcome speeches, the raising of the Rainbow Flag and the administration of the pledge taken by all participants will get these Games started in style.