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West Florida Walk to End Lupus Now

Day of Event Guide 

Saturday, November 11, 2023

Location: ZooTampa | 1101 W Sligh Ave |Tampa, FL 33604

Schedule of Events

5:30pm - Gates open to event participants, check-in/registration, food truck, Kona Ice, face painting, & sponsor expo

6:15pm - Opening ceremony & remarks

6:30pm - 1 mile walk through zoo begins.

There is still time to register yourself or team. Register and donate today!

Register here.


 Be sure your friends and family register online prior to walk day and send out those final fundraising pushes!

To ensure a smooth process on walk day, please follow these tips:

  • On-Site Fundraising Prizes: Walk to End Lupus Now t-shirt & Trailblazer Medal to be picked up at the Registration/Check-in Tents
  • Please register yourself and your team members in advance online.
  • Encourage your supporters to donate to you directly online, but we will accept cash, check and credit card on site.

You must register to enter the zoo!


We highly encourage you to collect your donations online, however we will accept cash, check, and credit card at the registration tent. 

Walk Tips

In order to prepare you for this outdoor event, below are a few tips. 

  • We suggest you bring a hat, sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes, and any rain gear in preparation to ensure your walk experience is a great one.
Location and Parking

ZooTampa | 1101 W Sligh Ave | Tampa, FL 33604

Parking is free.

Walk Route

The route is 1 mile through the zoo (everyone must registerto enter the zoo).

Tampa Walk 2023 Zoo Southeast Region

Restrooms will be available onsite.


Bottled water will be available onsite. Additional beverages and food will be available at the food truck and vendor tables. 

Facebook Fundraiser

Due to the changes with Meta Fundraising, we are experiencing a delay in donations received on Facebook showing on your personal fundraising walk page. The delay is approximately 24 hours.  

Fundraising Prizes

The Club 100 t-shirt and the Trailblazer medal will be handed out at the registration tent on walk day!

southeast region walk prizes 2023



You have until December 11 to fundraise for some great additional prizes.

Additional Fundraising Prizes!

Food & Entertainment

Entertainment to include a Zumba warmup, face painter at kid zone, and music by DJ KP! Also, to make an appearance are the 501st legion. May the Force be with you! 

Check out the Food Truck menu below. 

Food Truck Tampa SE Region


Meet the Emcee


Emcee Tampa Walk to End Lupus Now 2023


Mariah Harrison is the weekend anchor on Good Day Tampa Bay. She joined the Good Day team in the studio as the traffic reporter after two years as a reporter with FOX 13. 

Tampa Passport 2023 Southeast Region
West FL Sponsors WTELN