Tokyo 2021 Opening Ceremony

The time’s finally come! The Tokyo Summer Olympics kicks off officially on Friday, July 23. Here’s everything you need to know about the opening ceremony.

The Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony takes place on Friday, July 23 at 7 a.m. EDT (4 a.m. PDT).

When Does Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony Start?

In the US, NBC will broadcast across all US time zones starting at 6:55 a.m. EDT (3:55 a.m. PDT). That means you can watch in real time or in prime time, if you miss it.

Where Can I Watch the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony?

The opening ceremony will be held at the Japan National Stadium.

Where is the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony Taking Place?

Three things: performances, pageantry, and Parade of Nations, which will likely be especially moving this year, given the pandemic.

What Can We Expect From the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony?

Archery and Rowing teams will be the first to compete after the opening ceremony. Swimming and Gymnastics will have their first meets on Saturday, July 24th.

When Will the Olympics Competition Begin?

Olympic shows and live events will be streamed on Peacock, and

How Do I Watch Online?

See The Full Olympics Schedule