Thank you to everyone who came to the walk! Donations are still being accepted online through May 31.

Walk Day Details

Walk Details

Walk With Me. Wish With Me.

Walk For Wishes® is a Make-A-Wish® Michigan fundraiser that celebrates the more than 11,000 Michigan 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.

By participating in Walk For Wishes, you can help bring the life-changing impact of a wish to children in your community who are battling critical illnesses.

A wish experience can truly change a child's life, and you can help.

Event Date: Saturday, May 6, 2023

Event Location: Detroit Zoo — The Detroit Zoo, 8450 W 10 Mile Rd  Royal OakMI  48067

Registration Fee: Adults - $10.00, Youth (ages 3 - 13) - $5.00, kids 2 and under are free.

Day of the Event Registration Fee: Adults- $20.00, Youth (ages 3 - 13) - $10.00, kids 2 and under are free.

Event Schedule:

  • 7:30 a.m. - Registration Opens
  • 8:30 a.m. - Opening Ceremony
  • 8:45 a.m. - Walk begins

T-shirt Information: Each participant who raises $100 will receive an event t-shirt at the walk. 

Fundraising incentives:  Participants can earn great Make-A-Wish prizes based on their fundraising. 

Walk For Wishes Incentives - Small

Additional Details:

  • The full distance for the walk is about 1.5 miles through the zoo. 
  • Parking is available on-site at the Detroit Zoo. 
  • Pets are not allowed at the zoo.