1 Million STEPS in Support of HIV/AIDS Awareness

Two amazing events, one special day - Help us reach 1 million steps in support of stopping the spread of HIV and empowering those affected in Kentucky on Sunday, April 15, 2018!


  • Walk - Stephens Courthouse Plaza 1:30 PM
  • Big Red Party - Soundbar Lexington 3:30 PM


2018 marks the 26th Annual AIDS WALK FOR LIFE Lexington, an awareness building and fundraiser for the emergency, support and housing services; and prevention programs sponsored by AIDS Volunteers (AVOL). We can’t do any of this without the generous support of our walkers, their furry friends, our sponsors, and donors. And of course, the dedication of 100 or so volunteers who help to make this event possible!

Please join us for this year’s event on Sunday April 15 and help make a BIG RED difference in the lives of many.



12:00 PM      Registration Opens

1:30 PM        Opening Ceremonies

1:55 PM        Warm Up Music

2:00 PM        WALK FOR LIFE starts


3:30 PM        BIG RED Party Begins at SOUNDBAR



AIDS Walk For Life 2018 - 1.2 mile walk, sidewalk route, Downtown - Starts at Lower Stephens Courthouse Plaza



 Donations to AVOL are welcome and encouraged!

Thank you.


BIG RED FUNDAY SUNDAY - Soundbar Lexington, 208 S. Limestone - There will be entertainers and a show, dance music, fabulous prize drawings, and the AVOL Legacy Award.  It will be FESTIVE, MEANINGFUL, FUN!  One drink or mocktail included with purchase of entry ticket.  


 $25 in advance; $30 the day of event



Opening ceremonies begin at 1:30 PM, WALK begins promptly at 2 PM.


On a first come, first served basis, 400 registered Walkers will receive our signature swag bag filled with some amazing items.

Bags will include a pedometer that walkers will use during the walk to record their steps in our quest to reach 1 million steps for the event. Steps will be recorded and turned in at the registration tent at the conclusion of the walk and a drawing will be held for a steps grand prize.

RAISE FUNDS FOR AVOL and those in our community living with HIV!

Sign up as an individual or a team fundraiser and share with your family and friends on social media.

We will recognize the top individual fundraiser (not associated with a team) as well as the top fundraising team.  A prize will be given to each along with all the bragging rights at the WALK FOR LIFE opening ceremonies.




Bring your email receipt to pick up your tickets at the WALK registration tent or at the door of SOUNDBAR. PIck up times in advance, the week of the event can be arranged.


Advance tickets will be on sale online or at Soundbar Lexington.


Proof of purchase or ticket required for entry. 21 and up, ID required. Sorry, we are not able to provide refunds.

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AIDS WALK FOR LIFE and BIG RED Party benefit the critical programs and services of AIDS Volunteers (AVOL).