Signature Event

The Phoenix Zoo

The Down Syndrome Network of Arizona will host it’s 10th annual spring fundraising event – LIGHTS, CAMERA, AUCTION for Down Syndrome – on April 5, 2025 at the Phoenix Zoo. 

The purpose of the event is to:

  • Recognize, honor and celebrate individuals and organizations that are making a difference in the Down syndrome community in Arizona
  • Inspire others in the community to back our mission of education, advocacy and support for all those touched by Down syndrome
  • Serve as financial support that fuels DSNetwork to execute critical initiatives and solutions for the local Down syndrome community

Pick out a Roaring 20’s flapper dress or jazz suit and join the fun festivities filled with cocktails, dinner, dancing, entertainment, casino royale games, raffles and more. Please note that this event is for adults 18 and up. All the proceeds support the comprehensive services of DSNetwork for thousands children and adults in Arizona with Down syndrome and their families.

Spark of Awesome


Every year, DSNetwork pays tribute to an outstanding group of honorees for their contributions made in our community toward the betterment of individuals with Down syndrome and their families. Check out the 2022 and 2023 honorees. 

View the 2023 Havana Nights Photo Gallery

View the 2023 Gala Program & Award Winners