Moonbeams for Sweet Dreams

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Event Updates

  • We have had a huge outpouring of support from our community for each night. The smallest crowds are currently Dec. 24, 25, 26, 29, 30 and 31.
  • Parking is limited. Please carpool and arrive early on campus to park. Use either the 13 Mile or Coolidge entrance.
  • We will have volunteers directing traffic and helping with the event. In addition to the Moonbeams lots, the South Parking Deck and South Parking Lot will be available.
  • The event begins promptly at 8 p.m. and lasts 5 - 10 minutes, so give yourself plenty of time to park and walk to the Moonbeams area near the East Entrance. 
  • Use #MoonbeamsforSweetDreams or tag @BeaumontHealth when uploading/sharing photos from the event.

What is "Moonbeams for Sweet Dreams"?


“Moonbeams for Sweet Dreams,” is a program created by the Beaumont Children’s Pediatric Family Advisory Council at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. We're excited to be bringing this program back for the second year!


At 8 p.m. every evening in December, pediatric patients will shine flashlights from the hospital windows and look for community members standing outside the hospital to flash them back.


“Many children are unable to leave their rooms and can feel isolated in the hospital as the rest of the world continues without them,” Beaumont Children’s Child Life Supervisor Kathleen Grobbel said. “With the help of the community, we can make sure they go to bed with smiles on their faces.”


Moonbeams for Sweet Dreams