State Games Opening Ceremonies set for Friday

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - The opening for the 28th Annual State Games of Mississippi is Friday in downtown Meridian.

Food and beverage booths open at 5 p.m. The Parade of Athletes begins at 7:30 p.m. Athletes should report to the parade line-up location at 6:30 p.m. The ceremonies include a torch lighting and conclude with fireworks at 8:30 p.m.

Nearly 6,000 athletes will participate in forty-two sporting events this year.

For more information on the Games, call 800-482-0205 or get information about times and locations of sporting events by visiting the State Games of Mississippi website by clicking the attached link.

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