Dance Marathon 

Dance Marathon is a Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals fundraising event that is culmination of games, music, dancing, and above all else, an event providing hope for patients at Lurie Children’s. Passionate students from various high schools and colleges in the region plan multi-hour dance marathons to make a meaningful difference in the lives of Lurie Children’s patients and families. 

Join a Dance Marathon, benefitting Lurie Children’s, in your area at one of the following participating schools and organizations:

Start a Dance Marathon at Your School

Hosting a Dance Marathon at your school is a fun and inspiring opportunity to bring students and the community together to raise important funds for the more than 153,000 kids treated at Lurie Children’s annually. 

The Dance Marathon Guide Book will provide you with the initial steps to begin planning and move forward in starting your very own Dance Marathon. See the Dance Marathon Guide Book to learn more about the program and how to get started.

When you are ready to apply to host a Dance Marathon, you can fill out the Dance Marathon event detail form. View or download the form. 

No Dance Marathon program at your school and you don’t want to plan one this year? Want to continue your Dance Marathon experience from high school or college? No problem! Join The CHICAGO Dance Marathon, a citywide event open to everyone. Learn more at