Date & Location
Xfinity Center Pavilion, University of Maryland
8500 Paint Branch Drive, College Park, MD 20742
- 8:30 A.M. Registration
- 9:40 A.M. Walk Program
- 10:00 A.M. Walk Begins
- 11:00 A.M. Friendship Games
Parking & Directions
- Free parking at Xfinity Center
Frequently Asked Questions
Bring sunglasses, a hat, and be sure to wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Water and food are available at the event.
There is no minimum fundraising amount to participate, but any participant who raises $50 or more gets a Best Buddies Friendship Walk T-shirt.
Anyone can participate in the walk. Registration will be available day of as well. Bring all your friends and family!
Check with your local Best Buddies office on this to be sure the event venue is pet-friendly. As long as the walk location permits pets, they are welcome. Service animals are always permitted.
Approximately 4-5 weeks after the walk you will receive an e-mail containing a certificate to go online and redeem your fundraising prize. This gives you time to collect those last minute donations! Please note that you can only redeem one item at or below your fundraising level.
The Best Buddies Friendship Walk is a rain or shine event. Please check your local Best Buddies website and news in the case of severe weather.
Please contact your local Best Buddies office and we will do our best to assist.
Yes, security and medical staff will be on site to facilitate the safety and security of all walk participants.
Yes, please bring your donation to the walk or contact your local Best Buddies staff to discuss processing.