Event Day Details

Important Event Information

Walk & Play L.A. Schedule

8:00 am

Festival Opens

9:30 am

Main stage program begins

10:00 am

Walk starts!
3-kilometer (1.98 miles)
Stroller and Wheelchair friendly


Festival closes

All-Star Line-up

Main Stage

Hosted by KOST 103.5 on air personality Ellen K and boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard
Live entertainment from DJ Dense from the LA Clippers and special guest DJ Blake
TV personality and fitness instructor Amanda Kloots

Play Zones

Hosted by PlayLA
Hosted by professional dancers from ABC’s hit show, “Dancing with the Stars”
Hosted by LA Kings with special guest LA Kings Alumni and Radio Analyst, Daryl Evans
Hosted by LA Chargers with special guest, Cameron Dicker (Kicker)
Hosted by former professional soccer player and current on-air game analyst, Stu Holden
Hosted by MMA athlete Hansel Aquino
Hosted by Shefa Yoga
Hosted by LA Aviators

Food and Beverage

Complimentary food and beverages* provided by:

  • CVT Softserve
  • D’Vash Organcs
  • Don Francisco’s Coffee
  • Get Caked LA
  • GoGo squeeZ
  • Pepsi
  • Randy’s Donuts
  • Suja
  • Ubatuba Acai Bowls

* While supplies last

There will also be food available to purchase by:

  • Fresh Brothers
  • Sky’s Gourmet Tacos


Parking will be provided for registered participants at the event location free of charge! Please park in Beach Parking Lot 1 North (GPS Address: 1550 Appian Way, Santa Monica, CA 90401). This is the lot adjacent to the Pier on the north side. Registered guests must arrive no later than 10:00 a.m. to receive their parking pass. Let the booth attendant know you’re here for the CHLA Walk & Play L.A. event and show them this email. You will receive a parking pass to place on your dashboard.

2024 Walk and Play LA Site Map

Click here to download route map!


Participants may get to Walk & Play L.A. on the Metro. Take the Metro E Line (Expo) to the Downtown Santa Monica Station. The station is approximately a 10-minute walk (1/2 mile) to the Pier. For more information, visit www.metro.net.

Feel free to use Lyft or Uber to travel to the event. Set your destination to 1550 Appian Way, Santa Monica, CA 90401 to be dropped off by the Pier.


The pier deck will be sectioned off exclusively for the event with security officers around the perimeter. A wristband will be required to enter the event. No bag check will be required.


Only registered adults and children will be able to attend the event. Day of registration will be available.

Additional Information

Can be found on our FAQ page.

Get Social

Share your photos with us using the hashtag #WalkAndPlayLA and tag us @ChildrensLA and @GetInvolvedCHLA.

Graphics are available to download and share here.

Register to participate and start a fundraising page of your own today.