What Time Does The Sochi 2014 Olympics Closing Ceremony Start?

If you live in the United States or other parts of the world you can see a tape delayed presentation of the Closing Ceremony on NBC, Feb 23rd 2014.

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In the United States the Sochi 2014 Olympics Closing Ceremony will air in prime time starting at 7:00 p.m. EST in the evening with an encore presentation at 11:30 p.m. EST.

Although the ceremony is taped delayed you can still follow the Sochi 2014 Olympic Closing Ceremony in real time live on Twitter with the hashtags listed below including #ceremony and #sochi2014.

Again, coverage for the NBC prime time showing of the Sochi Opening Ceremony starts at 7:00 p.m. ET, 6:00 p.m. CT, 5:00 p.m. MT, and 4:00 p.m. PT.

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This will not be a live event; it is a tape delayed viewing of the Closing Ceremony.

Will the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Opening Ceremony be broadcast in the morning or evening in the United States and the other parts of North and South America? The show is being broadcast in the evening on NBC primetime via tape delay.

Follow the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Opening Ceremony on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Google Plus, Tumblr., Vine, Tout, Gawker and Twitter Photos and Mobile with the following hashtags:





For viewers in the United States Sochi is 9 hours ahead in Eastern Time if you want to follow this event in real time on social media and when you start to consider your time conversions.

So here again is a breakdown of the time zones in the United States  for the tape delayed version which includes details about what time does the Sochi 2014 Olympic Closing Ceremony start in your time zone:

  • Eastern Time: 7:00 p.m. EST
  • Central Time: 6:00 p.m. CT
  • Mountain Time: 5:00 p.m. MT.
  • Pacific Time: 4:00 p.m. PT
  • Alaska: 3:00 p.m.
  • Hawaii: 2:00 p.m.


What channel will the Closing ceremony be broadcast in the United States? NBC will be broadcasting the Olympic Closing Ceremony.

You can watch the Olympic Closing Ceremonies live on BBC1 or get 3D coverage on BBC HD.

Now this article covers mostly the United State and England Time Zone areas.  For other countries around the world you can use the Time Zone Converter to easily convert the Russia Sochi Olympic Closing Ceremony in your specific area. It’s a simple script; to start using it try the following steps:

  • select “use the following time/date”
  • choose the date February 23rd, 2014
  • select the time 8:00 p.m. Be sure to select p.m. to get a p.m or a.m. conversion or  24 hours will give you the correct 24 hour time.
  • then select from time zone GMT+4 (time zone in Sochi)
  • finally scroll down and select “to time zone”
  • select your countries time zone

Click the red “Convert Time Now” button.

Be sure to check with your local area network for actual live broadcast times just to make sure there is no delay in the Closing Ceremony.

Also be sure to verify the TV coverage in your country and area if they will be broadcasting the Closing Ceremonies live.

What if you don’t have television access? You can always take to the Internet to fill this void by following the Olympic Closing Ceremony on Facebook or Twitter using the hashtags listed above for the Russia Sochi 2014 Olympic Closing Ceremony.

This is especially effective if your out of your home and you want to get real time reaction to the ceremony using any number of mobile devices which will be the case for many people in the Western hemisphere.

Check out this worldtimezone interactive time conversion for more details on times and event times for the XXII Olympic Winter Games.