When is Dystonia Day at the San Diego Zoo?
Saturday, November 3, 2018

Where is Dystonia Day at the San Diego Zoo located?
San Diego Zoo / 2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101. Click here for directions.

Where can I park?
The Zoo has a huge parking lot right next to the Zoo and there are smaller lots and some street parking as well. Parking at the Zoo is FREE!

What happens if it rains?
The event is rain or shine.

What time should I get to the Dystonia Zoo Day?
Plan on arriving at 8:00 AM. The walk will begin promptly at 9:30 AM and you don’t want to miss it.

Is there a formal walking course?
No - in fact, you don’t have to walk at all. You can enjoy the festivities and then walk the zoo at your own leisure.

Can I show up the day of the Dystonia Zoo Walk without registering prior to?
No. Although at most events we are able to offer prefer pre-registration, the San Diego Zoo has strict rules that forbind this.  Please keep in mind t-shirts are also only guaranteed for those pre-registered.

Do I have to print the ticket I receive and bring it with me to Dystonia Day at the San Diego Zoo?
No, we will have your registration on file. You do NOT need to print out anything.

How do I register my team?
Click "Register Today" and follow the steps to registering yourself first, then right before the billing information under (Optional) Select your team - select "New Team".

Is there a limit to how many people can be on my team?
There is no limit, the more the merrier. Teams of 10 or more will receive a custom team t-shirt.

When do I have to register so that my team can receive custom t-shirts?
Make sure everyone on your team is registered by the deadline - by the end of the day on October 22nd.

Who can register to participate in the Dystonia Day at the San Diego Zoo?
Everyone can participate. Invite your families, friends and colleagues to join you and support everyone with Dystonia.

When do I receive my t-shirt?
All t-shirts will be available for pick-up the morning of the Dystonia Zoo Walk. T-shirts will be available at the pavilion - t-shirts will not be shipped.

Can I bring my pets to Dystonia Day at the San Diego Zoo?
For guests with disabilities who choose to bring their trained service animal into the Zoo, a copy of our guidelines for service animals may be obtained in the Security office. A kennel is available for those who choose to leave their service animal during their stay on Zoo grounds. (Pets and service dogs in-training are not allowed inside the Zoo.)

What if there isn't a Dystonia Zoo awareness event close to me?
We are working hard to add Dystonia Zoo Walks all across the country. In the meantime, you can support a Dystonia Zoo Walk by making a donation. Click here to make an online donation.

Is my donation to the Dystonia Zoo Day tax-deductible?
Yes, Dystonia Medical Research Foundation is registered as a not-for-profit, 501(c) (3) organization under the Internal Revenue Code, therefore all donations are tax-deductible as allowable by law. The DMRF’s Tax ID Number is 95-3378526.

Can I volunteer?
Volunteer opportunities may be available. Please contact the DMRF at events@dystonia-foundation.org or 800-377-3978.

Who should I contact with questions about this event and other Dystonia Zoo Walks?
Please contact the DMRF at events@dystonia-foundation.org or 800-377-3978.

Here is a map of the zoo for your convenience.




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