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Where: The Detroit Zoo- 8450 W 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48067

Date: Sunday, July 28th, 2019

Starts: 7:00AM                             Ends: 11:30PM

Event Schedule
7:00AM Registration Opens (Zoo Entrance)

7:15AM-8:00AM Orangetheory Fitness Royal Oak Coaches Lead Pre-Walk Stretching (Main Stage)

8:00AM DJ from Pro DJ Services (Main Stage)

8:30AM Welcome Ceremony (Main Stage)

8:45AM Walk Takes Off (Next to Otter Exhibit)

10:30AM Raffle Drawing is Pulled (Main Stage)
**Must be present to win

11:30AM Event Concludes

Registration: 7:00AM - 9:00AM, Zoo Entrance

The Autism Hero Walk is a free event, but a suggested donation of $20 per walker is encouraged.

T-Shirt Information: A free event t-shirt is given to participants at registration (first come, first serve). One per guest.

Parking Information: Zoo parking is free for event participants.

Entertainment: Inside the main event area we will have live entertainment, a photo booth, face painting, crafts, a quiet area, over 30 autism vendors, and more!

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Looking for a place to stay nearby?
The Hyatt Place Hotel in Royal Oak is offering a special superhero discount to our Autism Hero Walk guests! The hotel is offering a discounted rate of $139 for the night with breakfast and a shuttle to the event included. To book your stay, use the link below:
​* After selecting the link or visiting the website, guests will need to select their arrival and departure date before the rate will populate. If booking outside of July 26th-28th, please contact the hotel directly.