Geocaching HQ cordially welcomes geocachers from all over the world to celebrate 20 years of geocaching with an exciting event in Seattle, Washington! Even if you’re not already a geocacher, we invite you to join in the fun and learn about the game through fun exhibits, vendor booths, speakers, and directly from geocachers from all over the world.
This page will be updated regularly, as we finalize the schedule. Entry to the Celebration will be FREE. Logging your ‘Will Attend’ on this cache page will serve as your Event registration in early 2021.
If interested, you will find pre-order opportunities for official Geocaching 20th Anniversary Celebration Event merchandise listed on the Event website.
Access to the Geocaching HQ Visitor Center and HQ Geocache (GCK25B) will only be available through scheduled visits the week before and after the 20th Anniversary Celebration. Free tickets for the Visitor Center will be available on a first come-first served basis on the Event website in January 2021. We will post an Announcement to the cache page when tickets become available. Any tickets previously reserved for 2020 are now cancelled.
When: Saturday, August 21, 2021
Time of 10:00am to 5:00pm is only an estimate; Please visit the event page for updates.
Where: Fisher Pavilion - Seattle Center - 305 Harrison Street, Seattle, Washington
Schedule of Events:
We do not have a schedule at this time. Please visit the event page regularly for updates.
Keep an eye on this section for details on Adventure Labs and GeoTours in the area as well as main stage presentations, food options, and more.
You will have an opportunity to log the Find Signal the Frog® - Locationless in 2020 geocache (GC8FROG) at the Geocaching 20th Anniversary Celebration. Appearances by the Signal the Frog® mascot will happen throughout the day. The official 20th anniversary Signal the Frog® banner will also be available for photo opportunities. For more details on this rare geocache type, please read our full blog post.
A week of celebrations - events around the Northwest
Going APE Mega-Event - Snoqualmie, Washington
Sunday, August 22, 2021
Hosted by the Washington State Geocaching Association (WSGA)
GeoWoodstock (GC86VDF) - Abbotsford, British Columbia
Saturday, August 28, 2021
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19):
Due to uncertainties related to Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), Geocaching HQ rescheduled the Geocaching 20th Anniversary Celebration to August 21, 2021. We are very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, but we feel this is the best way to host the event in a safe and responsible manner. We look forward to welcoming geocachers to celebrate with us in Seattle in 2021!