WHAT: Special Olympics athletes, families and supporters will gather for the first-ever Unified Dance Marathon to benefit Special Olympics Minnesota (SOMN) at Mall of America on November 21.Participants will register online and must raise a minimum of $100 to dance. Each hour of the event will be programmed with performances, games, and of course, music and dancing. As the night goes on, the more funds each team raises the longer the participants can dance. Revenue sharing opportunities will also be available for school organizations and SOMN delegations. The Unified Dance Marathon supports more than 8,100 SOMN athletes across the state. For more event and registration information on the Special Olympics Minnesota Unified Dance Marathon, click here.
VISUALS: Hundreds of Special Olympics Minnesota athletes, families and supporters dancing throughout the night
Celebrity appearances by Keegan Allen (Pretty Little Liars), pop sensation Jake Miller, and local artist Jonah Marais
WHEN: Saturday, November 21, 2015
10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
WHERE: Mall of America – Rotunda
About Mall of America®
Mall of America (MOA) is the largest retail and entertainment complex in North America. At 5.6 million square feet, MOA is home to more than 520 world-class shops; Nickelodeon Universe, the nation’s largest indoor family theme park; SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, a 1.3 million gallon walk-through aquarium; Hard Rock Café; Moose Mountain Adventure Golf; Theatres at Mall of America, a 14-screen movie theater with digital projection including 4K, digital sound and 3D capabilities; Radisson Blu Mall of America, a 500-room hotel connected by skyway to Mall of America. The Mall opened in August of 1992 and is located in Bloomington, Minn., just minutes from downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. The Mall is currently undergoing a $325 million expansion project on all three levels on the north side. The expansion will include a 342-room JW Marriott hotel, office tower, high-end retailers, new dining options, a tourist welcome center and large event space. Follow Mall of America on Facebook and Twitter or visit our blog.
About Special Olympics Minnesota
Special Olympics Minnesota offers children and adults with intellectual disabilities year-round sports training and competition. Through Special Olympics’ athletic, health and leadership programs, people with intellectual disabilities transform themselves, their communities and the world.
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