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Celebrate with us on International Geocaching Day!

The 2012 Block Party will be on August 18 from 11 am to 3 pm. This is also the second International Geocaching Day! The celebration will be held outside of the Groundspeak HQ in Seattle.

Block Party attendees will earn a special icon and enjoy activities including:

  • Beginner, intermediate, and advanced geocaching courses - Coordinates are available for download at the bottom of this page
  • Geocaching Mad Libs
  • Challenge activities around Fremont
  • A bungee bull
  • Pin the antenna on Signal
  • Design your own pirate hat (for kids)

Join the race to the 2013 Geocaching Block Party in Seattle, Washington. Enter a Travel Bug® into the “The Great Geocaching Block Party 2013 Travel Bug Race” bin by the Geocaching Museum at the 2012 Geocaching Block Party. Find details here.

Here is a map of the party with a schedule of the day’s events:

There should be a fair amount of street parking nearby. We suggest trying across Fremont Avenue to the west and walking along the lovely Burke-Gilman Trail to the event.

We also encourage you to bring a water bottle. If the day is as hot as it was last year, you'll want it! There will be a water refill station at the event.

Please post questions and comments to the special forum section for the Block Party.

Please note: On Sunday, August 19th, WSGA is hosting its third annual Going APE event (now with Mega status) as part of this geocaching destination weekend.


group photo taken at the 2011 Block Party:

Download Geocaching Courses Here
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