Join us for the Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia’s 19th annual DSANV Buddy Walk® on Sunday, October 1, 2023 at the Workhouse Arts Center!

Registration is Closed

A fundraising event for Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia

Event Information

Sunday, October 01, 2023 from 8:00am - 2:00pm


2023 DSANV Buddy Walk® - October 1, 2023

Proceeds from this exciting event will go towards supporting DSANV’s mission to ensure all individuals with Down syndrome and their families in the Northern Virginia area, receive the support necessary to participate in, contribute to and achieve fulfillment of life in their communities.

2023 DSANV Buddy Walk® Program

All Event Details and Instructions

Registration Instructions 


Sponsorship Opportunities: 

Click here for details on becoming a 2023 DSANV BUDDY WALK® SPONSOR


Volunteer Opportunities:

Click here for details on becoming a 2023 DSANV BUDDY WALK® VOLUNTEER


Event Location:


Event Site Map (Click to View)


2023 DSANV Buddy Walk® Event Schedule:

  • 08:30 a.m. Onsite Registration Open
  • 10:00 a.m. Registration Closes, DSANV Buddy Walk® Festival Begins
  • 10:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Ceremonies Begins
  • 11:00 a.m. Buddy Walk® Start
  • 11:30 a.m. DSANV Buddy Walk® Festival Resumes following walk
  • 02:00 p.m. DSANV Buddy Walk® Festival Ends


Team Fundraising Incentives:

  • $625.00 Achieved - Team Recognition at Event
  • $1,250.00 Achieved - Team Yard Sign Displayed at Event ***Incentive Now Closed***
  • $2,500.00 Achieved - Reserved Table At Dining Tent
  • $5,000.00 Achieved - Jake's Create Your Own Ice-cream or Gourmet Popcorn Experience


Questions and Assistance:

For questions and/or assistance please email [email protected].


Thank you to our Sponsors


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Buddy Walk is Tomorrow - Here are details

September 30, 2023

T-shirt Pick Up Sunday October 1st Beginning at 8:30AM at the Workhouse Arts Center

September 29, 2023

Look for the Registration/Check-In tent to get your event shirts.  Teams and families who registered together will have shirts all in one bag.

Online Registration Closed

September 26, 2023

Online registration for the 2023 DSANV Buddy Walk® has closed.  Registration will open October 1st on site at the Workhouse Arts Center beginning at 8:30AM.

Check-in and shirt pick up will also begin on site at 8:30AM at the same registration/check-in tent.

While registration online has closed, donations are still being collected/processed online.

Thank you all for your support!

DSANV Buddy Walk® Team!


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