Autism Awareness sensory-friendly day coming to Promenade at Sunset Walk Orlando

by Susan and Simon Veness

Autism Awareness Month kicks off in April, and Promenade at Sunset Walk has a full day of fun planned for April 23, 2022, with a sensory-friendly movie and a car & truck show.

autism awareness promenade at sunset walk
Photos courtesy of Promenade at Sunset Walk

Co-presented by Margaritaville Residences Orlando and Embassy Suites By Hilton Orlando Sunset Walk, the Promenade will showcase the movie “Sonic the Hedgehog 2” and an Autism Awareness Car & Truck Show.

The movie will be shown with the lights on and volume turned down at noon on April 23 as part of the resort’s Special Needs Screenings program. Talking, moving around, and dancing in the aisles are welcome!

Admission to “Sonic the Hedgehog 2” is free for those with special needs and their siblings, while adult tickets are $5 and are available at the Box Office only.

Then, at 4 p.m., the sensory-friendly Autism Awareness Car & Truck Show will begin, featuring live music along with a display of custom cars, trucks, bikes, and more.

autism awareness promenade at sunset walk car and truck show

VIP parking is $30, it’s $20 for general parking, and 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Autism Society of Greater Orlando. Admission to the car show itself is free for everyone.

Vehicles participating in the car show will be awarded Top 10 Car & Truck trophies in the categories of:

  • Best of Show
  • Best Mopar
  • Best Ford
  • Best Import
  • Best Truck
  • Best Hotrod
  • Best Chevrolet
  • Best Exotic
  • Best Modern
  • Best Classic

Those who attend can participate in 50/50 raffles, and will have the chance to win many other prizes.

The event will take place rain or shine, and there are no refunds.

For more information visit SunsetWalk.com.


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