Please join us!

Our Congenital Heart Walks include family-friendly activities, games, music, entertainment, refreshments, community, peace and remembrance, research remarks, acknowledgements, and our Walk! In 2021, all Walks will continue the exciting and heartwarming virtual elements we added in 2020, so you can participate, wherever you are!
Please download our event flyer, and help us to spread the word!

Event Venue: San Francisco Zoo - Sloat Boulevard at 45th Avenue, San Francisco, CA. Our 2021 San Francisco Congenital Heart Walk is planned to be both in-person and virtual. You can download our Participant Guide here!

Please follow our San Francisco Congenital Heart Walk Facebook page to stay up to date on important event information!

Event Date:

Walk Week (August 12-13) – We’ll be sharing pre-Walk activities at our event Facebook page, outlined in our Participant Guidewith all the details you’ll need, for activities to bring together Heart Warrior and Heart Angel families, cardiologists, researchers and medical professionals, artists, entertainers, special visitors, and with your help, new supporters!

  • Live Zoom gatherings include:

Walk Day - (August 14, 2021) - Join us live at 9:00 a.m.* for our Welcome, Mission updates, Moment of Silence and Heart Angel Remembrance, Research Remarks, Acknowledgments, Awards and Entertainment! Please note, this event has a $15 minimum fundraising requirement per person, for all guests over age 2.

Detailed Event Schedule at the San Francisco Zoo:

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Guest arrival, registration and check in, Pre-remarks activities
9:00 a.m. - Remarks program
9:45 a.m. - Walk begins
10:15 a.m. Post-walk gathering and refreshments (details to follow)

For any in-person events, our decision to hold the event will be subject to a full review of safety conditions, and all applicable health advisories. In-person events will reflect health guidance, venue requirements and restrictions, and with strict safety health protocols in place.

The Children’s Heart Foundation supports and encourages a safe gathering and event environment for our guests. Guests should consider their safety and comfort in choosing to attend our in-person event, and a virtual Walk Week participation option is available for guests who may not be comfortable attending in person. We will make face masks and hand sanitizer available at the event. Guests are asked to maintain appropriate social distancing. Unvaccinated guests are asked to wear face masks (with all guests welcome to wear masks if they wish), and all guests should wear masks when entering indoor areas including rest rooms, in addition to hand washing.

*Times may be adjusted. Please check back closer to walk day!

Parking Instructions and Details:Zoo parking is available at guest expense, with charges beginning after 10:30 a.m.; nearby street parking may be available.

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