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16 July 2022, 08:00 - 17:00

 

The Main Event

July 16th 2022

Memphis TN


Join us for a great geocaching event at Shelby Farms - the largest urban park in the United States. We have a full day of geocaching fun planned to include vendors, and breakout events as well as a competition whose details will be announced soon. Get your WILL ATTEND submitted so you can be updated on all of the latest news as it unfolds. 

FOR MORE INFO AND THE STORE, CHECK OUT cachefest.com

Every great MEGA is only great because of the volunteers who make it an awesome experience. In keeping with our theme, we have the best Roadie Manager around and she is building the best road crew around. Come join the crew, it's rewarding to help and you do get some unique items that only the Roadies get to have for just a little bit of your time.

Here's the link to help out! WorldWide CacheFest Roadies

 

EVENTS

Challenge Academy

This event will be a challenge style competition with something for everyone. This will really get you moving. 

Gadget Academy

Ever wanted to publish one of those great gadgets that rack up the favorite points. Everyone who attends this breakout session will walk away with a fully functional gadget cache of their own creation. This event will be led by none other than Behind the Cache and Bounce Bounce

At package pickup, you will be able to select your Gadget Academy Session and when you show up for that session we will check you off the list so you have a reservation ahead of time!

The Gadget Academy is going to be building an incredibly cool gadget cache and that is the one that will be covered during the session. The kit can be purchased in the VIP swag packages.

There might be some available on that Saturday at the Event Store but limited and only on a first come, first serve basis.

Puzzle Academy

Have you ever wanted to solve that puzzle on your map that's staring back and is begging you to come find me?  Join the famous "puzzle boys" to help you tackle that puzzle cache and maybe even inspire you to put out your own for others in your home area!

 

Event Schedule

ALL THE GADGET ACADEMY SESSIONS ARE THE SAME SO ONLY ATTEND ONE

8:00AM - 8:15AM Opening Festivities

8:30AM - 10:00AM Gadget Academy Session 1

10:00AM - 10:30AM Mega Photo outside the FedEx Center

11:00AM - 12:30PM Gadget Academy Session 2

1:00PM - 2:30PM Puzzle Academy

2:30PM - 4:00PM Challenge Academy

4:00PM - 5:30PM Gadget Academy Session 3

 

The Jason Foree Band will be performing during the Community Celebration event that evening starting at 7pm

 

Swag can be picked up during the week or at the event. No pickups after 5pm on Saturday!

Vendors will be available from 8am to 5pm

All Times and Activities are subject to change.

We also will comply with all local health regulations in effect at the time of the event.

 

In town early?  Click below and join us for these fun events!
 

Wednesday, July 13th

GC9N0Z1 Let's Get This Party Started from 8am to 9:30am

GC8HM3F NOT the main event BUT a CELEBRATION with Package Pickup from 6pm to 8pm

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Thursday, July 14th

GC8HKHD Escape & Celebration Community Event from 9am to Noon
Escape Room Challenge is full. 

GC8QAK1 WALKING IN MEMPHIS! Community Celebration Event from 6pm to 8pm

 

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Friday, July 15th

GC9N44Y On the Banks of the Mississippi from 11am to 12:30pm


GC9NVQY Art Heist at the Museum Community Celebration Event from 2pm to 4pm

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Saturday, July 16th

MEGA from 8am to 5pm

GC8HK0Z Singing the CacheFest Blues from 7pm to 9:30pm

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Nearest Campground Information:

RV Park at Agricenter International offers the serenity of country living coupled with the convenience of city life. Across the street from an entrance to Shelby Farms Park, the RV Park offers sites with sewer, 30-amp & 50-amp electrical hook-ups, water, dump station, restrooms, shower, and laundry facilities.

https://www.agricenter.org/rvpark


SHELBY FARMS PARK

 

At 4,500 acres, Shelby Farms Park is one of the largest urban parks in the country! Located in Memphis, Tennessee, the Park is both a vibrant community hub and a retreat from the hustle and bustle of urban life. 

Public parks like Shelby Farms Park play an important role in creating a just and equitable community for all, and everyone is welcome here! Whether you play the Park on foot, on wheels, in the trees, in the open or on the water, Shelby Farms Park has something for everyone.

Shelby Farms Park features more than 40 miles of trails, both paved and unpaved, that are popular for walking, biking, running and hiking. The Park's trail network includes Shelby Farms Greenline, an iconic 10.65-mile paved cycling and pedestrian trail that connects the heart of Memphis to the heart of Cordova through Shelby Farms Park.  

The Park is home to more than 20 bodies of water which provide plenty of opportunities for fishing.

It's also home to a herd of buffalo! Learn more about our most iconic residents here!

Kids can play and discover all sorts of fun at the award-winning Woodland Discovery Playground and make a splash at the Water Play Sprayground

For more unique adventures, try horseback ridingtreetop adventures or play a game of paintball or laser tag.

There is even fun to be had for four-legged friends! Dogs are welcome to explore the Park's trails (on-leash, leash in hand at all times) and to visit The Outback for off-leash fun! 

If you work up an appetite, grab a quick snack in the Lake's Edge Gift Shop, or head to one of the local restaurants located in the Park! 

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