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 is FREE. Logging your ‘Will Attend’ on this cache page will serve as your Event registration.
The window to order event merchandise in advance has closed. A limited amount of event merchandise will be available at the Shop Geocaching booth at the event.
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 are available on a first come-first served basis on the Event website.
When: Saturday, August 20, 2022
Time of 10:00am to 5:00pm
Where: Fisher Pavilion - Seattle Center - 305 Harrison Street, Seattle, Washington
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.
Main Stage schedule
(Note: this schedule now includes presentations originally planned for a separate stage)
10:00 am: Welcome and group photo
10:15 am: Gadget caches with Bouncebounce and Trycacheus
11:00 am: Building community with Marcellus Cadd
12:00 pm: Q&A with Geocaching HQ founders (submit a question here)
12:30 pm: Q&A with geocaching community volunteer reviewers (submit a question here)
1:00 pm: Gadget caches and puzzle caches with Team Noltex
1:30 pm: Geocoin history, design, and more with HQ Lackeys
2:30 pm: The Travel Bugs concert
3:15 pm: Bugsy Travels & The Ammo Boxes concert
4:45 pm: Closing comments from Geocaching HQ founders
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