Moving Day Charleston, SC — Event Information

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019
Location: James Island County Park | MAP

Registration opens: 9 a.m. | Walk start time: 11:00 a.m.

Contact: Diana Parrish | ph: 336-817-4190 |

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Pre-Moving Day Special Event – In Partnership with MUSC

Join us on Sunday April 14, 2019 for a RiverDogs baseball game.  Discounted tickets can be ordered for $5 each by visiting and use password MUSC2019.  We will have tables on the concourse with information on Parkinson’s, Moving Day and more.  Special activities will take place throughout the game.  Come and join the Parkinson’s Community at this family-friendly event.


Activities Schedule

8:30 am – Registration Opens


All Participants Need to Go to Registration Tent:

  • Register if you did not do so on-line
  • Pick up Passports (prizes to be awarded at end of event)
  • Each participant that raised $100+ will pick up incentive items (if you raised $500+ you will pick up your wristbands for Top Fundraiser Breakfast)
  • Donate or turn in any money raised
9:00 am – 11:30am


  • Movement Stations Open for Interactive Activities: Physical Therapy, Boxing Therapy, Tai Chi Therapy, Dance Therapy, Speech LSVT LOUD Therapy And Others
  • Sponsor Tents Open
  • Resource Pavilion Opens
  • Parkinson’s Pals Opens – new ‘kid zone’ area
  • Parkinson’s Experience
9:15 am – Opening Ceremony Announce Top 3 Fundraising Teams (Prize for 1st Place)
9:45 am – Team Pictures Team Captains to receive an email letting them know what time their team pictures will take place and where to go.
11:00 am – Champion and Challenge Walks
Warm-Up at 10:50am with Moving Day Planning Committee at stage
11:30 am – Passports due at Registration Table Return completed passports and be entered to win a prize
11:50 am – Closing Ceremony

Registration: To register online for Moving Day, go to You can register in person at the Registration Tent on walk day. We strongly encourage everyone to register pre-event. There is no registration fee; however, we encourage all participants to raise at least $100 to receive an official 2019 Moving Day shirt on walk day. Fundraise $250 or more to receive an exclusive Moving Day water bottle on walk day. Walk participants can earn additional fundraising rewards. Please visit our Fundraising Rewards page for more information.

All participants that have pre-registered must check-in at the Registration Tent on walk day.

Site Map:

Directions: James Island County Park, Edisto Field

For directions visit their website by clicking on this link, James Island County Park Website or google directions for 871 Riverland Drive, Charleston, SC 29412

Drop Off:  Participants needing special assistance can be dropped off in parking lot near Registration tent.  Look for Drop-Off directional signage.

Parking:  Follow parking directional signs for Moving Day Charleston once you get into the park.

Walk Route: There will be two walk routes this year:  Champion Walk (1/4 mile) and Challenge Walk (1.5 miles)

ADA Restrooms: Yes.

Top Fundraiser Breakfast: All participants that have raised $500 or more by May 11, 2019 will be invited to the Top Fundraiser Breakfast…you can bring one guest. Your Moving Day Staff partner will provide additional details soon.

Refreshments/Snacks: Healthy snacks and water will be available in the Refreshment Tent.

Dogs: For the safety of our participants, dogs must be on a leash at all times.

Feel Free to Bring Lawn Chairs

Rain or Shine: Moving Day takes place rain or shine! Be sure to check the weather forecast and prepare accordingly. If conditions warrant any change, announcements will be made on the Moving Day website.

Donations: Cash, check and credit card donations will be accepted on walk day.

Donations can be mailed to the address below prior to or after Moving Day.
Parkinson’s Foundation
Attn: Moving Day Charleston
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

Please include a note with your donations indicating the participant and/or team the donation(s) should be credited to.

Hotel Accommodations (Special Rate for Moving Day Participants)

If you have guests that need a place to stay, we have blocked off rooms from May 14 to May 22, 2019 at the Charleston Marriott located at 170 Lockwood Blvd., Charleston, SC, 29403.  Call Marriott Reservations at 1-800-228-9290 before April 17, 2019 to make reservations.  Please state that you are part of the Parkinson’s Foundation group staying at Charleston Marriott on Lockwood Blvd.  Discounted rate is $219/night. Book your group rate for Parkinson’s Disease Moving Day Charleston

To learn more about the resources in your area, and the great work of the Parkinson’s Foundation, please visit our website

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

Contact: Diana Parrish | ph: 336-817-4190 |

Mailing address:

ATTN: Moving Day Charleston, SC / Diana Parrish
Parkinson’s Foundation, Inc.
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

Moving Day has raised nearly $22 million and brought more than 130,000 participants together.