Date(s) - 10/13/2018
10:30 am

Celebration Plaza in White River State Park


Come and join us for a day of fun, inspiration, and entertainment!  This years walk will feature our celebrity guest Sean McElwee from A&E’s award winning show “Born This Way” 

Don’t miss out on the fun!  To register, volunteer or  for more information go to


Buddy Walk® is a family-friendly event open to all children and adults with Down syndrome, their families, friends and local supporters. There is no fee to participate in Buddy Walk®.

Down Syndrome Indiana has coordinated the Buddy Walk® in Indianapolis for over a decade. Nationally, Buddy Walk® is the most widely recognized public awareness program for the Down syndrome community.

Locally, Buddy Walk® is the largest fundraising and awareness event for Down Syndrome Indiana. As a direct result of event sponsorships, team fundraising, and generous public donations, Down Syndrome Indiana is able to continue providing educational resources, informational programs, parent support networks, and social events for individuals with Down syndrome and their families.


How to Get Involved

  • Register as a team or walk as an individual
  • Volunteer on the day-of walk
  • Donate
  • Spread the Word


Registration starts at 8:am (if you have not registered on line)
Information Expo opens/ opening welcome starts at 9:00am
Walk Starts at 10:30am
Entertainment and food truck options at 11:00am

Down Syndrome Indiana's 21st Annual Buddy Walk Indianapolis

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