Moving Day Atlanta — Event Information

Event Details

Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022
Location: Piedmont Park – The Promenade I Map
Activities Begin: 9:00 AM | We Move Ceremony: 10:30 AM

Contact: Amanda Appolloni | ph: 770-843-2324 | aappolloni@parkinson.org
Website: www.parkinson.org/Georgia


Important Safety Information

Our priority is to bring our community together in person while keeping everyone safe. We are closely following all CDC, state and local safety guidelines.

What to Expect at Moving Day

Everyone is invited to put on their favorite Moving Day gear, wear good exercise shoes and join us in person at Moving Day Atlanta. This year’s event will put our community’s energy on full display as we celebrate movement together. Bring your friends and family to exercise, learn about Parkinson’s resources, participate in our signature We Move Ceremony, and enjoy the Moving Day Walk. We will have a Care Partner Center full of resources and appreciation for our Care Partners. You don’t want to miss the inspiring day we have planned for you!

Moving Day Atlanta will take place rain or shine. Check the weather forecast to prepare accordingly. Should conditions warrant any change, we will announce it via email and the Moving Day website.

Registration

We ask everyone who attends Moving Day to register at MovingDayAtlanta.org before the event. Onsite registration will begin at 8:00 am.

Schedule of Events

9:00 am:  Moving Day activities begin

9:00 – 10:40 am: We Move exercise demos at the Moving Day Stage

10:30 am: We Move Ceremony begins, followed by the Moving Day Walk

Location & Parking

Moving Day Atlanta will take place at Piedmont Park – the Promenade at 1320 Monroe Drive, follow road to parking garage. Follow Moving Day signs to Promenade

Participants are encouraged to arrive as early as possible for easy access to parking, and carpooling is encouraged. The parking deck next to our venue is shared with visitors to Piedmont Park and the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. If the parking deck is temporarily full, please look for legal street parking in the surrounding neighborhoods.

Use the Piedmont Park SAGE parking garage located in the center of Piedmont Park. There is a ramp exiting the second level of the garage that connects directly to the venue. The SAGE parking garage rates are as follows:

Time Cost
Drop-off period (0 – 30 minutes) Free
31 – 60 minutes $2.00
Each additional 30 minutes $1.00
Maximum daily rate $15.00

Walk Route

The Moving Day walk is for participants of all ages and all abilities. There is a 1.1 mile non-competitive walk and stays on paved sidewalks inside Piedmont Park. The route is handicap accessible. There is are two water stations on the route and the walk passes three public restrooms. Please see the map below for this year’s walk route.

Restrooms

Restrooms will be available restrooms on site, near the foundation as well as port-a-potties

Refreshments

Bottled water and light snacks will be available at the Refreshment Tent.

Pets

Pets are welcome but please have them on a leash

Donations

All donations (cash, check, credit card) can be turned in at the Registration Tent. If you prefer to donate before the event, please do so on the Moving Day website or the Parkinson’s Moving Day App. If you want check donations to appear in your fundraising total sooner, use the mobile check deposit feature in the Parkinson’s Moving Day App or mail them to the address below.

Parkinson’s Foundation
ATTN: Donor Services – Moving Day Atlanta
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

Please include a note with the name of the person that we should credit the donation to.

Moving Day Rewards

All registered participants that raise $100 or more will receive an exclusive Moving Day T-shirt. Click here to learn more about additional Moving Day Rewards. All fundraising rewards except the All Star Mover Long Sleeve Tee will be available for pick up at the event.

Volunteers Needed

Know anyone who might be interested in lending a hand at Moving Day? Check out our volunteer opportunities here.


To learn more about the resources in your area, and the great work of the Parkinson’s Foundation Georgia, please visit our website www.parkinson.org/Georgia.

If you have any questions about Moving Day, are interested in sponsorship opportunities or would like information about the foundation, please contact us below:

Amanda Appolloni | ph: 770-843-2324 | aappolloni@parkinson.org

Mailing address:

ATTN: Moving Day Atlanta / Amanda Appolloni
Parkinson’s Foundation Georgia
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

Moving Day has raised nearly $40 million and brought more than 173,000 participants together.