Gather a team of 2-6 people for this fun, holiday-themed, sustainable, local event with an Amazing Race vibe. Kids are welcome to participate with adults on the same team. Use teamwork, planning, and problem-solving skills. Extra points for comedy and costumes.

Teams are given tasks to perform and items to find. You will document with photographs and videos to submit for points. Prizes awarded!

Must register by 8 pm on Dec. 8. Hunt list with instructions will be sent via email Friday evening by 10 pm. Entries are due by midnight on Dec. 10. All tasks can be adapted to accommodate accessibility. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov or visit www.howardcountymd.gov/holiday-scavenger-hunt.

Online registration is now open! In-person registration will be available at the free “Festive Friday” event on December 8 at the Columbia Lakefront, sponsored by the Downtown Columbia Partnership and Columbia Association.

HCRP will be there with an information table and opportunity for you to register for the Scavenger Hunt. Then return on December 15 for more fun at the lakefront and an awards presentation for the Scavenger Hunt!

Enjoy a live ice sculptor; a holiday-themed photo-booth; popcorn, cotton candy, and hot chocolate; arts and crafts; and music.

All ages (At least one team member must be 18 yrs +) Various County Locations

RP3300.601 Dec 8, Noon-Dec 10, midnight F $10 per person

MORE INFO:

Festive Fridays I: Produced by Columbia Association and the Downtown Columbia Partnership & co-sponsored by Howard County Recreation and Parks. Enjoy a live ice sculptor; a holiday-themed photo-booth; popcorn, cotton candy, and hot chocolate; arts and crafts; music, and more! Visit the HCRP information table and register for our new NEW! Family & Friends Holiday Scavenger Hunt!

All ages / Columbia Lakefront / 10275 Wincopin Cir, Columbia, MD 21044

Dec 8, 6- 8 pm F / FREE

Festive Fridays II: Produced by Columbia Association and the Downtown Columbia Partnership & co-sponsored by Howard County Recreation and Parks. Enjoy a live ice sculptor; a holiday-themed photo-booth; popcorn, cotton candy, and hot chocolate; arts and crafts; music, and more! HCRP will present awards for our new NEW! Family & Friends Holiday Scavenger Hunt Winners!

All ages / Columbia Lakefront / 10275 Wincopin Cir, Columbia, MD 21044

Dec 15, 6- 8 pm F / FREE

CALL FOR SPONSORS!

Local Businesses can participate by joining us as a Sponsor!

Reach new customers in a creative and fun way! Sponsors can have logos added to our webpage, included as a destination on the Scavenger Hunt list, and attend the celebration where we will give out prizes! The Celebration/Awards presentation will occur the week after the completion of the hunt.

  • Bronze = $50 cash or prize donation of same value - Gift Certificates welcome, logo included on our event webpage, acknowledged at Awards presentation.
  • Silver = $150 cash or prize donation of same value - Gift Certificates welcome, logo included on our event webpage, Included as a destination on the Scavenger Hunt list, acknowledged at Awards presentation.
  • Gold = $250 cash or prize donation of same value - Gift Certificates welcome, logo included on our event webpage, Included as a destination on the Scavenger Hunt list, acknowledged at Awards presentation.

 Email Karen Ehler kehler@howardcountymd.gov to become a sponsor.

Sponsors/Partners

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Downtown Columbia Partnership logo
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Columbia Association
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Banditos logo
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Pub Dog Logo
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Howard County Arts Council
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Jump Bunch Logo
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Howard County Library System
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Hyper Kidz
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Ledo Pizza
Date
December 8, 2023
Time
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Register
Location
Howard County Parks and Facilities

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Department/Office
Price
$10.00
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