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

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

Event Schedule:

  • 8:00 a.m. - Registration
  • 8:45 a.m. - Opening Ceremony
  • 9:00 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. More details on what you can earn coming soon!

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.