Our Events

Be Active, Be Healthy, Be Involved!

To help build awareness and educate the public, as well as raise funds for heart disease and stroke research, we host many events in your community throughout the year including athletic events, social events, survivor and caregiver gatherings and more. Check out our listing below to find an opportunity that fits for you! For event details and registration visit www.heart.org/NewJersey.

Bergen-Passaic Heart WalkOctober 1, 2017 | Express Scripts Campus, Franklin Lakes

Bringing together nearly 1,000 walkers, this event celebrates the passion of heart health in Northern NJ while helping raise funds against heart disease and stroke.

Shoreline Heart WalkOctober 1, 2017 | Asbury Park Boardwalk

Held at the Asbury Park Boardwalk, this Heart Walk is attended by nearly 1,000 residents who support cardiovascular health while helping to raise funds in the fight against heart disease and stroke.

Central New Jersey Heart Walk • October 7, 2017 | Arm & Hammer Park, Trenton

Formerly the Greater Mercer County and Middlesex County Heart Walks, the Central New Jersey Heart Walk will gather thousands of local residents to help hit heart disease and stroke out of the park.

Southern NJ Fall Heart WalkOctober 21, 2017 | Cooper River Park, Pennsauken

Celebrating heart health in Southern NJ, this event brings together 2,000 walkers supporting health and wellness while helping raise vital funds to support cardiovascular research and health programs

Greater Northern NJ Heart Walk October 22, 2017 | South Maintain Recreation Complex, West Orange

With over 3,000 participants supporting cardiovascular health, wellness and research, the event raises support for the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s mission.

World Stroke DayOctober 29, 2017 | Region-wide

Join in the world effort to raise awareness that stroke is preventable, treatable and beatable by knowing the warning signs of stroke and learning your risk factors and taking action to reduce them.

Eat Smart Day • November 1, 2017 | Region-wide

Join the movement to live better! Start by making healthier choices in your diet. Small changes can lead to big results!

National Wear Red Day®February 2, 2018 | Region-wide

Join companies, organizations, schools, media and neighborhoods across America in wearing something red to show your support in preventing heart disease and stroke in women.

National Walking DayApril 4, 2018 | Region-wide

On this day, Americans are encouraged to lace up their sneakers and take at least 30 minutes out of their day to move more to raise awareness of the importance of physical activity and to get your family, friends and co-workers started to live Healthy For Good.

Northern NJ Go Red For Women LuncheonApril 12, 2018 |Wilshire Grand Hotel, West Orange

A powerful event that brings together female leaders from throughout the community to help fight against heart disease, heightening awareness of the issue and empowering leaders to educate others about the movement.

Southern NJ Go Red For Women LuncheonApril 27, 2018 | TBD

Unite with hundreds of women and men in South Jersey for a powerful event which raises awareness and funds for women’s heart health.

American Stroke MonthMay 2018 | Region-wide

Stroke is the No. 5 killer in the U.S., but up to 80 percent of stroke is preventable.  Learn more about how to prevent, treat and beat stroke and learn how you can be a stroke hero.

Garden State Go Red For Women LuncheonMay 11, 2018 | The Palace, Somerset

Join hundreds of women and men for one of the premier events in New Jersey focused on women’s cardiovascular health, featuring networking, educational sessions, a silent auction and an expert-led panel on women’s heart health. 

Southern NJ Spring Heart WalkMay 19, 2018| Ocean City Sports & Civic Center

Join hundreds of families, businesses and organizations in Southern NJ to walk the Ocean City Boardwalk at this fun annual event.  Celebrate heart health and learn to live Healthy For Good!

Heartsaver & Stroke Hero AwardsTBD | The Imperia, Somerset

The annual New Jersey American Heartsaver and Stroke Hero Awards celebrate and recognize those working to strengthen the Chain of Survival in New Jersey.

CPR & AED Awareness WeekJune 1-7, 2018 | Region-wide

On this day, Americans are encouraged to make small, healthy changes and raise the awareness of the importance of good nutrition.

Affair of the Heart BallJune 2, 2018 | The Grove, Cedar Grove

Celebrate survivors, researchers and physicians across New Jersey that help our fight against our nation’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers, heart disease and stroke at this elegant and sophisticated evening event.


Have questions on any of these events?  Call us at 609.208.0020 or email us at NewJersey@heart.org.

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