Moving Day DC — Event Information

Event Details

Date: Saturday, May 21, 2022
Location: District Wharf I Map
Event Start: 8:30 am

Contact: Dawn Lewis | ph: 410-849-6114 | dlewis@parkinson.org


Important Safety Information

Our priority is to bring our community back together while keeping everyone safe. We are closely following all CDC, state and local safety guidelines. We strongly encourage you to wear a face mask despite your vaccination status. Physical distancing practices will be enforced to reduce the spread of COVID.

What to Expect at Moving Day

Participants are invited to put on their Moving Day gear and join us in person at District Wharf. This year’s event will put our community’s energy on full display as we return to celebrating movement together. Bring your friends and family to exercise, learn about Parkinson’s resources, take part in our signature We Move Ceremony, and, of course, enjoy the Moving Day Walk. You don’t want to miss the inspiring day we have planned for you!

Moving Day DC 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 that everyone who attends Moving Day register at MovingDayDC.org before the event.

Schedule of Events

8:30 am:  Moving Day activities begin

8:45 – 9:30 am: We Move exercise demos at the Moving Day Stage

9:30 am: We Move Ceremony begins, followed by the Moving Day Walk

Location & Parking

Moving Day DC will take place at District Wharf, located at District Pier: 760 Maine Street, SW, Washington, DC. The Wharf neighborhood is located near two Metro stations which are only a short walk. We highly recommend taking Metro. If you can’t avoid driving, there are on-site and off-site parking locations.

*Click here to download the event site map.

Walk Route

*The Moving Day walk is for participants of all ages and all abilities. The walk route is 1-mile long.

Restrooms

Restrooms will be available will be available near the District Pier event site.

Refreshments

Bottled water will be available onsite.

Pets

For everyone’s safety, please leave your pets at home.

Donations

You can drop off cash and check donations at the Registration Tent. If you prefer to make a credit card donation, please do so on the Moving Day website or the Parkinson’s Moving Day app before Moving Day. 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 Mid-Atlantic Chapter
ATTN: Moving Day DC
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. Rewards will be available for pick up at the event.


To learn more about Parkinson’s resources in your area, please visit our website at Parkinson.org/.

For Parkinson’s disease and coronavirus updates, please read the Parkinson’s Foundation’s latest blog post here:
https://www.parkinson.org/blog/tips/Coronavirus

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

Dawn Lewis | ph: 410-849-6114 | dlewis@parkinson.org

Mailing address:

ATTN: Moving Day DC / Dawn Lewis
Parkinson’s Foundation Mid Atlantic
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

Moving Day has raised over $35 million and brought more than 161,600 participants together.