may 2019

04may7:00 am12:30 pmWalk For Wishes at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak7:00 am - 12:30 pm EST Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile Road


Event Details

This Make-A-Wish® Michigan fundraiser celebrates the more than 9,500 wishes that have already been granted, while raising funds for future wishes. It’s a family-friendly event powered by wish families, volunteers, companies, donors and friends.

Registration closes on Wednesday, May 1, at 11:59 p.m. Registration will be available on the day of the event – beginning at 7 a.m. – and there will be a $25 per person registration fee. All participants are encouraged to fundraise a minimum of $100 in order to help grant more wishes. The 1.5-mile walk starts at 9 a.m.

In honor of Make-A-Wish Michigan’s 35th Anniversary in 2019, walkers who raise $35 before or on walk day will earn an official Walk For Wishes t-shirt! All kids 12 years and under will get a free walk t-shirt.

In the case that you arrive at the Detroit Zoo to find parking full, please proceed to the Oakland Community College South Parking Structure & Lot at 739 S. Washington Ave., Royal Oak. A shuttle will be provided to and from this parking structure about one mile from the Zoo. The parking structure and surface lot will be available for arrival until 12:30 p.m. and departure until 5:30 p.m.

Registered service animals only. Pledge envelopes for cash and checks are available by request.


(Saturday) 7:00 am - 12:30 pm EST


Detroit Zoo

8450 W. 10 Mile Road


Free registration; fundraise $100