50th Anniversary Celebration


Thursday, December 7, 2023   |   5 PM
Mall of America – Huntington® Bank Rotunda

Special Olympics Minnesota proudly invites you to our 50th Anniversary Celebration at Mall of America!

Let’s come together to commemorate five decades of the inclusion revolution in Minnesota. Get ready for an unforgettable evening filled with entertainment and inspiration as we celebrate this movement’s remarkable journey and incredible achievements.

Save the date, spread the word and let’s make this 50th Anniversary Celebration a night to remember! Together we can continue to create positive change for the next 50 years.

Interesting fact: December 7 was the official day of Special Olympics Minnesota’s incorporation in 1973!

Schedule (subject to change)
5-6 PM: Community Talent Show
6 PM: Celebration!
6:30 – 9 PM: Cupcakes from Sammy’s Sweets & Nickelodeon Universe*

* Mall of America will generously provide Nickelodeon Universe wristbands to 750 SOMN fans to be used only on 12/7/23 from 6:30 – 9 PM. Get your wristbands after the celebration on a first-come, first served basis. Directions on how to get a wristband will be given during the celebration. You cannot reserve wristbands. 

Community Talent Show

Before the celebration kicks off, we will be hosting a talent show to showcase the amazing skills and abilities of our supporters! Come cheer on our amazing athletes! 

Getting there

The 50th Anniversary Celebration will be held at Mall of America – Huntington® Bank Rotunda.
The best place to park is the East Parking Ramp.

A map of the Mall of America


The Radisson Blu Mall of America is offering a special rate to Special Olympics Minnesota fans on rooms booked for December 7-8, 2023!

To reserve a room, visit https://book.passkey.com/e/50666704 or call 952-314-5116 and ask for the Special Olympics Minnesota 50th Anniversary room block rate.