The inaugural Scavenger Hunt presented by the Flagstaff Festival of Science!

Taking place on May 4th, the Scavenger Hunt invites teams of up to 4 to participate in an exciting day of discovery and fun! With 20 participating organizations, teams can visit a variety of destinations, getting to know Flagstaff and many scientific treasures in our town! Gather family or friends and join the fun.

Your team has all day (Between 9a-4p) to complete as many clues as you want! We have 20 creatively crafted clues to keep you and your team going strong all while getting to visit the most incredible science and nature destinations throughout town.

As a participant, you’ll receive an exclusive event tee-shirt, refreshments at the post-event celebration, volunteer support, a convenient bus pass for the day, prizes, and, most importantly, a whole lot of fun! Mountain Line bus service will be free to all participants on May 4th so if you’d rather not drive, you can ride the bus, follow the clues, to discover many of the treasures!

At the post-event celebration, everyone is a winner with prizes for top teams who complete all the destinations and attendee-voted superlatives such as Most Silly Selfie and more! You can also expect a slideshow of your terrific selfies and refreshments.

(Notes: A. The bus lines may not access all 20 destinations. B. There is no additional cost to access to the treasures at various locations. These sites will be included in your ticket price for the Scavenger Hunt.)

Registration is now closed. See you in the field!

Register Here

Premier Inaugural Sponsors:

  • Evans- Garrey Law Firm
  • Planet Science & Meteor Crater
  • SWCA

Participating organizations:

  • Mountain Line
  • Brightside Bookshop
  • Arizona Snowbowl
  • Museum of Northern Arizona
  • The Arboretum at Flagstaff
  • Lowell Observatory
  • City of Flagstaff Open Spaces
  • NAU Zooarcheology Lab, Billy Research Center
  • Riordan Mansion
  • Planet Science
  • Willow Bend
  • Tynkertopia
  • NAU College of Engineering, Informatics and Applied Sciences
  • Flagstaff/ Coconino County Public Library
  • Coconino Center for the Arts
  • NAU Department of Astronomy and Planetary Science

Swag Bag pick up takes place: Friday, May 3rd from 5p-7p at Brightside Book Shop and Saturday, May 4th from 9a-11a at Brightside Book Shop. Pick up outside of scheduled hours may not be accommodated.

End of Day Celebration takes place: Saturday, May 4th, 4p-5p at Coconino Center for the Arts with free food for each participant, prizes and an event slideshow.