First Lady Jill Biden to Speak at Disney World

UPDATE: According to CNN, Jill Biden has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be quarantining in South Carolina until she receives two negative COVID-19 tests. Due to the circumstances, Jill Biden will likely not speak at Disney World as originally announced.

We know that many celebrities enjoy visiting Disney World.

Cinderella Castle

We often don’t see them in the parks, thanks to VIP tour guides who can whisk them around behind-the-scenes. But there is a national figure coming to Disney World soon who will not be avoiding the spotlight.

First Lady Jill Biden will visit Disney World to speak at the welcome event for the Warrior Games on Aug. 19th. Jon Stewart is the host of the ceremony, and Darius Rucker is slated to perform.

© | First Lady Jill Biden will visit Disney World on Aug. 19th.

The Warrior Games are being held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The games are hosted by the U.S. Army, and are part of a program to expose wounded active duty and veteran U.S. service members to adaptive sports.

Wheelchair basketball is one of the events at the 2022 Warrior Games.

The athletes will compete over 10 days in events including wheelchair rugby, cycling, indoor rowing, and wheelchair basketball.

The Warrior Games start Aug. 19th at Disney World.

Warrior Games events are free and open to the public. For a complete schedule, visit the Warrior Games website.

If you are visiting Disney World Aug. 19-28, you may see some of these world-class athletes enjoying the parks, too!

Seven Things That Are OVERWHELMING in Disney World Right Now

Join the Newsletter to get a list of ways to have the Perfect Day at Disney Springs! Click here to get started!

Click below to subscribe

Have you attended any special events at the ESPN Wide World of Sports? Tell us in the comments!

Trending Now

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *