SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 03: The Olympic Cauldron is seen ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Olympic Park on February 3, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)
The Opening Ceremony for the Winter Games in Sochi is just around the corner and NBC 7 along with the Midway Museum and the Olympic Training Center are hosting a free event to celebrate.
You are invited to attend an Opening Ceremony viewing party aboard the Midway and enjoy some fun winter-themed activities for the whole family.
The event is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 7 and will include ice skating, curling and Russian themed-cocktails.
In Sochi spirit there will be snow on the flight deck and huge television screens to watch all the action, along with giveaways and special guests.
Join NBC 7’s Mark Mullen, Catherine Garcia, Monica Dean, Dagmar Midcap and Jim Laslavic along with athletes from the Olympic Training Center.
The event begins at 6:30 p.m. Get directions and parking information here.
There will be limited indoor seating. Participants are encouraged to bundle up and bring lightweight lawn chairs and blankets.
NBC 7's Steven Luke traveled to Sochi and will report on the Olympic hopefuls who trained in San Diego live from Sochi beginning Feb. 6.