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: Frank Liske Park - 4001 Stough Rd SW, Concord, NC - Amphitheater. Our 2021 Charlotte Congenital Heart Walk is planned to be both virtual and in-person! Register now so you'll receive details on participation! You can download our Participant Guide here. Please follow our Charlotte Congenital Heart Walk Facebook page to stay up to date on important event information!

Event Date:

Walk Week (September 30 - October 1) – We’ll soon share details of our pre-Walk activities, with plenty of activities! Registered walkers will receive a Participant Guide with 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:

  • Congenital Heart Walk Bingo - Friday, 10/1/21 at 5:00 p.m. EST -, Meeting ID 360 224 2950
  • Heart Angel Luminary Lighting - Friday, 10/1/21 at 6:00 p.m. EST -, Meeting ID 360 224 2950

Walk Day - (October 2, 2021) - Join us live at 9:30 a.m.* for our Welcome, Mission updates, Moment of Silence and Heart Angel Remembrance, Research Remarks, Acknowledgments, Awards and Entertainment! Then, whether the event is in person or virtual, walk wherever you are, and share your photos by tagging us (@WalkforCHDResearch) and using hashtags (#WalkForCHDResearch, #CharlotteCHDWalk, #CharlotteCHW)! Detailed schedule to follow.


Detailed Event Schedule at Frank Liske Park:


8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - Guest arrival, and check in, Pre-remarks activities. Please note - our event village is located in the Amphitheater; it was previously indicated to take place in the adjacent Philip Morris Pavilion but will be held in the nearby Amphitheater.
9:30 a.m. - Remarks program
10:15 a.m. - Walk begins
11:45 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.

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

Parking Instructions and Details: Onsite guest parking is available.

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