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Moving Day

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Saturday, December 28, 2019

Lincoln Park, Grove 2

Sara O'Hare - Community Development Director l Tel no. 312-505-7602 l


Moving Day® raises awareness of Parkinson’s both nationally and in the Chicago community. It is 'A day to move, a day to move others, a day that moves YOU!'


Moving Day Chicago Schedule 


 9:00 A.M. - Registration, Movement Pavilion, Refreshment Tent, Kid's Area and the Resource Pavilion will all open

10:00 A.M. - Welcome and Warm-up for walk (Main Stage)

10:30 A.M. - Walk Begins (Ribbon Cutting on path)

12:00 P.M. - Awards Announced (Main stage)

12:30 A.M. - Close


Movement Pavilion Schedule 


 9:15 A.M. - Rock Steady Boxing

 9:40 A.M. - Rhythmicity from Old Town School of Folk Music

11:15 A.M. - Chair Class: Seated Strength & Stretch

11:40 A.M. - NIA – Neuromuscular Integrative Action


Our Location 


Moving Day® Chicago will take place in Chicago’s beautiful Lincoln Park at Lincoln Park Grove 2, just south of the Lincoln Park Zoo’s South Pond. The event site will be located just east of 1730 N. Stockton Drive, Chicago, IL 60614 which is north of LaSalle Street. Click here for a map.


The Moving Day® Event will take place rain or shine. If cancellation of the event is warranted due to dangerous weather conditions, announcements will be made on the event day at the event site. The event will not be canceled in advance. All decisions regarding cancellation will be made on site.



The Moving Day® Chicago walk course is a 2 mile walk through beautiful Lincoln Park. Enjoy views of the zoo, lagoon, Lake Michigan and Chicago’s impressive skyline. A short half mile course will be offered as well. Click here to view the course map.


Parking Options

There are two parking lots near the Moving Day® Chicago event site as well as limited street parking.


The Chicago History Museum is offering a discounted parking rate of $9 for Moving Day® Participants. The Museum’s parking lot is located at 1730 N. Stockton Drive (North of La Salle Street). If you park at the Chicago History Museum lot, you must obtain a parking validation ticket from the Moving Day registration tent in order to receive the discount.


The Lincoln Park Zoo lot parking entrance is located on Fullerton Ave. and Cannon Street. No parking discount will be offered at the zoo lot so daily rates will apply. If you park in the Lincoln Park Zoo lot, you will want to park closer to the lot’s exit after passing the zoo to be near the Moving Day® Event space.





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To reserve your parking spot today, visit the 5th Annual Moving Day Chicago SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.


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Drop Off Area


If your guests need assistance getting to the Moving Day event space we have designated a drop off area where golf carts will be able to escort participants to our event space. To access the Drop Off Area, enter the Lincoln Park Zoo parking lot located on Cannon Street at Fullerton. After entering the lot, head south, past the zoo and look for a sign with a right arrow that says additional parking. Turn right at the sign and look for Drop Off Area signs. After dropping off your guest you may proceed to park in the Lincoln Park Zoo lot however standard rates will apply. If you prefer to park elsewhere, you will have 30 minutes once you enter the Zoo lot, to exit with no charge. Guests that are escorted to the event site will be dropped off at the Food Tent onsite to wait for the rest of their party.