This IMEE (Immersive Mobile Event and Exploration) is roughly a two-hour activity. Assemble your team, grab some comfy shoes, and get ready for lots of laughter!
Uptown Normal Scavenger Hunt
This outdoor game will take you to Uptown Circle where you and your team, using your smartphone as a guide, will follow a trail of clues in search of answers to tricky, humorous questions while completing wacky challenges.
Lasting roughly two hours, this group game is perfect for corporate outings, locals or tourists looking to explore Uptown, student or alumni gatherings, birthday parties, and/or any other occasion where you're looking for an activity that's unique, fun, and produces loads of laughter!
Pricing is per player. Tickets are required for all participants 5 years and older.
- This event is roughly two hours in length
- You can start the event any time between now and August 1st.
- During the event, you can start and stop at any time
- It does require a fully charged smartphone with internet access
- You will need to download a free app from the app store
- Once purchased, you will receive an email with further instructions
By purchasing this IMEE, you also agree to follow all local, county, state, and federal laws and regulations as you complete your challenges.
How does the scavenger hunt work?
Purchase your tickets. All players ages five years and older require a ticket to participate.
Redeem your tickets or voucher directly on our website here. To redeem them, you'll select the day that you would like to play (this can change based on your needs) and enter your ticket or voucher number. Once you redeem, you'll receive an email with instructions to start your scavenger hunt.
To play the Uptown Normal Scavenger Hunt, you'll need to download our scavenger hunt app onto your phone. The information for this will be emailed to you upon ticket purchase. The scavenger hunt app is compatible with iPhone and Android phones.
On the day of your scavenger hunt, make your way to the starting location (Uptown Circle). You can start the scavenger hunt anytime on the day you booked for. Once at the starting location, you'll follow the instructions in your redemption confirmation email.
Beginning at Uptown Circle and using your smartphone as a guide, your team will follow a trail of clues in search of answers to tricky, humorous questions while completing wacky challenges. Uptown Normal Scavenger Hunt is great for team-building activities, family outings, bachelorette parties, date nights, and more!
Q: What is the objective of the scavenger hunt?
A: The goal of the scavenger hunt is to follow the trail of clues in search of answers to tricky, humorous questions while completing wacky challenges, earn your way to the top of the leaderboard, and, more importantly, to have fun with your group and maybe even discover a little something about Uptown Normal!
Q: When does the scavenger hunt take place?
A: You can play at your leisure, anytime between now and November 1st, 2022.
Q: Will a guide or host be accompanying us?
A: Our games are all played using an app on your smartphone. We are not physically there with you during the game.
Q: How long does it take?
A: Most teams allot about 2 hours. If you cannot complete the challenges in the available time, you can finish finding the items later that day! You can go at your own pace.
Q: Can I bring children?
A: Yes, Uptown Normal Scavenger Hunt is a family-friendly game, and it makes a great family outing! Each child over 5 years does require a ticket.
Q: I have a group of 100 or more.
A: No problem, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about group packages.
Q: Do we pay for tickets per person or per smartphone?
A: Like other walking tours and attractions, our scavenger hunts are priced per person. Cost is $20/person. If you have a group of 100 or more, email us for group package information.
Q: Where should we park?
A: We do not have designated areas for parking; you should locate a public parking area in uptown Normal. Your starting point will be Uptown Circle.
Q: Does the app require data?
A: Yes, you will need data to play because you will be uploading photos and videos throughout the game. WiFi connection is not always available or reliable.
Q: What is your refund policy?
A: Due to the nature of our events, we cannot offer refunds.