Moving Day Venice — Event Information

Event Details

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019
Location: Maxine Barritt Park | MAP

Activities Begin: 8:30 a.m. | We Move Ceremony & Walk: 10:00 a.m.

Contact: Lena Brennan| ph: 813-616-6517|




Activities Schedule

8:30 a.m. Registration and All Areas Open
9:15 a.m. Movement Pavilion Activities Begin
9:30 a.m. All Areas Close for Opening Ceremony
9:45 a.m. Opening Ceremony
10:00 a.m. Walk Starts and All Areas Reopen
12:00 p.m. Closing Ceremony, Top Team Award Presentation


Movement Pavilion Schedule

Time Movement Pavilion Activity
9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Spinning


10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Spinning
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Tai Chi
11:15 A.M. – 11:30 a.m. Rock Steady Boxing
11:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. Zumba


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.

Directions: The event is located at Maxine Barritt Park, 1800 S Harbor Dr, Venice, FL 34285   When you arrive, please follow the Moving Day signs.

Parking: Limited, free parking will be available. Parking spaces will be reserved for people with handicap placards.

Walk Route: The Moving Day walk is for participants of all ages and all abilities. There is a 1-mile option and a 5K option.

Site Map:

The walk is just one part of Moving Day Venice. There are many other activities at Moving Day:

  • Resource Pavilion & Local Sponsor SpotlightVisit with local businesses and organizations providing services to the local community and people with Parkinson’s.
  • National Sponsor Row (#13 – #22) Meet with our National Sponsors and learn about the opportunities they provide for the Parkinson’s community.
  • Stage – Home of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, the Stage is also party central thanks to music provided by WC Sounds.
  • VIP Breakfast (#24) A special breakfast for our top fundraisers who have raised $500+ and our top 5 fundraising teams.
  • Team Photo Area (#9) Gather your team together for group pictures!
  • Kids Area (#4) Activities for the younger set including carnival games and a visit by Miss Pockets, who will be entertaining the crowd and making fun balloon sculptures.
  • Parkinson’s Experience (#6) Learn about all the free resources, educational materials, programs, and training available from the Parkinson’s Foundation. Fill out a Walk Bib to honor loved ones and show why Moving Day is important to you.
  • Movement Pavilion Get moving at our signature pavilion! Here’s an opportunity for everyone to try out many Parkinson’s-friendly exercises led by trained professionals.

ADA Restrooms: Yes

Top Fundraiser Breakfast: All participants that have raised $500 or more and the top 5 teams that have raised the most dollars by Friday October 26th, are invited to join us at the breakfast. 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 are not allowed at Moving Day.

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 Florida Chapter
ATTN: Moving Day Venice / Lena Brennan
Parkinson’s Foundation, Inc.
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.

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:

Lena Brennan| ph: 813-616-6517|

Mailing address:

ATTN: Moving Day Venice / Lena Brennan
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.