2016 Light the Night Information

It’s hard to believe the 2016 Light the Night Walk is only a few weeks away!


When: Saturday, September 24, 2016 with registration starting at 6:00 pm, Remembrance Ceremony at 6:45, Walk program starting at 7:30 and the walk beginning at 8pm

Where: Principal Park

Why: Light The Night Walk is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s annual fundraising walk to pay tribute and bring hope to people battling cancer. Hundreds of thousands of participants raise funds for lifesaving research and patient services.

HOW DO I JOIN: If you want to join our team and walk with us on the night of September 24th, please follow this link to our Light The Night Walk Team page and clicking the Join button at the bottom.

Event Day Information:

  • Light The Night Walk Details:

    Date: Saturday, Sept. 24th

    Address: Principal Park, One Line Drive, Des Moines, IA 50309

    Parking: Free parking is available all west lots

    Event Timeline:

    6 PM – Festivities begin

    6:45 PM – Remembrance Ceremony

    7:30 PM – Walk Program Begins

    Approx. *8:30 PM – Fireworks finale

    Route: around the stadium along the Principal River Walk – be on the look-out for fire jugglers

    Food: low cost meals provided by Hy-Vee grill, beverages provided by Pepsi and hot chocolate provided by Scooters Coffee

    New this year: enhanced Kids Zone, Lego Tent, Hy-Vee KidsFit Challenge


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