Event Day Details

Day Of Details


 Event Highlights

  • Resource Fair: Visit and chat with more than 50 autism providers (see the full list of providers below)!
  • Special Performances: Join celebrity personal trainer Chris Powell at the main stage at 9:20 a.m. for a fun and interactive morning stretch, followed by numerous performances all morning!
  • Sprouts Pumpkin Patch: Choose a free pumpkin in the Sprouts Pumpkin Patch and head to our no-carve decorating stations!
  • Carnival & Kids’ Zone: Enjoy an array of arts and crafts, face painting stations, carnival games and prizes, team relay races and much more!
  • Eats & Treats: Explore more than 10 local food trucks dishing up delicious eats from around the Valley!
**There will also be a large quiet zone on site for those who need to take breaks.**

Event Schedule 

  • 9:00 a.m.: Join ABC15 anchor and YES Day emcee Nick Ciletti on the main stage. Nick will be joined by Arizona Autism Charter School who will perform the National Anthem to kick our festivities off!
  • 9:20 a.m.: Get your morning moving right with celebrity personal trainer Chris Powell with Move One Million, who will engage the crowd with a fun, energetic stretch routine that everyone can participate in!
  • 9:30 a.m.: Join SARRC President & CEO Daniel Openden at the stage as he leads everyone in an inspiring YES Day for Autism Pledge.
  • 10:00 a.m.: We’re excited to welcome The Be Kind Crew back for our third annual event where they perform and connect with the audience through music and dance!
  • 10:30 a.m.: Cheer on the Arizona Autism Charter School Dance Team as they perform their fall lineup and wow the crowd!
  • 10:45 a.m.: Join Chris Powell back at the stage for a fun and interactive mid-morning stretch!
  • 11:15 a.m.: The Be Kind Crew will take the stage again with a celebratory performance to bring the day to a close!
  • 11:45 a.m.: Rock on with Gateway Academy, an all-inclusive, supportive school community. The official Gateway band will perform a series of beats to cap off our 2023 YES Day event!

Parking Information

Resource Provider Guide

So…are you in?

It’s easy…just say YES!

Through SARRC’s YES Day for Autism, Arizona will proudly celebrate what’s possible when we work together, share resources, and collaborate effectively to say “yes” for people with autism and their families. And importantly, all dollars raised in Arizona for Arizona.