Moreholidays February Winter Olympics


International Winter Olympics

Olympic Rings

About the Winter Olympics

When is the Winter Olympics? The next Olympics are from February 6, 2026 through February 22, 2026

The International Winter Olympics and the Summer Olympics are the biggest sporting events in the world. They are held every four years. Cities around the world compete for the honor of hosting this huge 14-day event. Once every four years, the world’s top athletes meet, to compete in the Winter Olympics for the gold medal as they represent their country in a wide range of sporting events.

Where are the next Winter Olympics? It is being held in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.

When is the Winter Olympics?

Opening Day Ceremony: February 6, 2026

Closing Day Ceremony: February 22, 2026

Future Winter Olympics: The future location and exact dates in 2030 have not been determined yet.

Also see the Summer Olympics

Today's Quote

“The Olympics are a wonderful metaphor for world cooperation, the kind of international competition that’s wholesome and healthy, an interplay between countries that represents the best in all of us.” – – John Williams

History and Origin of the Winter Olympics

The first Winter Olympics were held in 1924 at Chamonix, France. They were known as I Olympic Winter Games.

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