Find Waldo Local 2019

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He's baaaaack!

Where's Waldo returns to the neighborhood this July - and he'll have his nemesis ODLAW hiding somewhere inside Volumes (gasp!).

Join us the month of July for a neighborhood wide search for Waldo. Waldo will be hiding all over the neighborhood! Explore your neighborhood all month long. Come grab a passport at Volumes on July 1st (or at the participating locations). 

EACH JULY, OVER TWO DOZEN WHERE'S WALDOS ARE HIDDEN IN LOCAL BUSINESSES AND ORGANIZATIONS IN WICKER PARK AND BUCKTOWN. NATIONWIDE BOOKSTORES PARTICIPATE IN THIS SHOP LOCAL ACTIVITY, CELEBRATING THE GREATEST EXPLORER OF ALL TIME, WALDO!

 

WELCOME TO THE 2019 EDITION, WHERE WE HAVE NEW SPOTS FOR YOU TO EXPLORE, AND NEW HIDING SPOTS!

THIS YEAR WE ALSO HAVE WALDO'S NEMESIS, ODLAW, HIDING SOMEWHERE INSIDE VOLUMES BOOKCAFE!

FOR PASSPORT HOLDERS,  YOU HAVE THE ENTIRE MONTH OF JULY TO SPOT AS MANY WALDOS AS YOU CAN.

FOR THOSE UNDER 21:

FIND 20 WALDOS + ODLAW AND HAND IN YOUR PASSPORT BY JULY 31ST TO WIN A PRIZE! EVERY COMPLETE PASSPORT WINS A PRIZE!

 

FOR THOSE OVER 21:

YOU ARE REQUIRED TO FIND 20 WALDOS PLUS ODLAW AND YOU ARE REQUIRED TO STOP BY THE 21 AND OVER SPOTS. THESE ARE INDICATED WITH AN EXTRA BADGE ON THEIR PAGE. EVERY COMPLETE PASSPORT WINS A PRIZE!

THIS YEAR WE HAVE MORE PRIZES THAN EVER BEFORE. GIFT CARDS, FUN SWAG, BOOKS & SO MUCH MORE!


This year Waldo can be found at these (and more announced soon) participating locations:

Antique Taco
The Bongo Room Wicker Park
Bow & Arrow Collection
Brobagel
Bucktown-Wicker Park Library
Building Blocks Toy Store
CHALLENGERS Comics + Conversation
Chop Shop
Conrad’s Grill
Dimo's Pizza
Easy Bar
Ina Mae Tavern & Packaged Goods
Lucia's Gourmet Italian Cuisine

Macs Wood Grilled
Neighborly
Quimby's Bookstore
Reckless Records
The Robey Chicago Cabana Club
Rumi Middle Eastern Grill
The T-Shirt Deli, Co.
Transit Tees
Trek Bicycle Chicago Wicker Park
Umami Burger
Zen Yoga Garage

We've added some new locations this year, and we are still finalizing. Stop back here for more info!

And, as always, we will end the month with a fun Waldo party on August 3rd- details forthcoming!

Event date: 

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 9:30am to Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 10:00pm

Event address: