Loading Events

« All Events

Emerging Leaders “Discover Newtown” Scavenger Hunt 2020

May 13 @ 9:00 am - May 20 @ 5:00 pm

| Free

The NBA Emerging Leaders Committee is staying strong and hope you are too! We are still working virtually to plan the first ever Discover Newtown Scavenger Hunt. This event will be an awesome opportunity to come together as a community, increase foot traffic to participating businesses and HAVE FUN! 
Currently the event is planned for the week of May 12-19. We are of course monitoring the impacts of the Corona virus and will delay the event as needed, so stay tuned. We want to ensure it takes place at a time that is safe and encourages the most participation. 

Discover Newtown by visiting the Destinations in this Scavenger Hunt!

Calling all mystery hunters, scavengers, puzzle solvers & prize seekers - get ready for the most epic scavenger hunt of all time!  Best part?  All you need is a social media profile!  Contestants must be age 13 years or older.

Competition Week:  May 13th through May 20th
Award Ceremony and Celebration:  May 20th
5:00-8:00 pm  @Iron Hill Brewery, 2920 S. Eagle Rd., Village of Newtown

Grand Prize = $1,000.00!  (Plus other prizes to be awarded in various categories.)

BE AN EVENT SPONSOR!  You can highlight your business by becoming a sponsor of the event!  $250, $150 and $100 sponsorship levels are available!  CLICK HERE for details and to purchase sponsorship.

Discover businesses - new and old - that you didn't realize were in Newtown!  Just visit the Destinations and follow the directions! 
This is how you play:

  • Register to be a contestant!  Watch the website for the date to register.
  • You need to make your Facebook posts public and make your Instagram profile public to participate.  This is a necessary step for us to be able to track your points.
  • Beginning May 13th, go to as may locations as you can, and take a selfie at each one!  Make sure you the specific hashtags and tags listed for each Destination - without these,  you won't get the points!
    CLICK HERE to download the map of Destinations, complete with instructions for each location.  The map will be available and online beginning May 13th.
  • You will get a point for each of the following actions for each Destination:
    • Posting a photo of a business on the on the list using the appropriate hashtags & tags (you will find a sign in each business with all the info you need)
    • Incorporating the Destination's "fun fact" or trivia question answer into your caption
    • Creativity points will be awarded for funny, beautiful, creative and clever photos at the end of the week!

RSVP to our Facebook Event page to get in on the excitement and fun!  Easily share with friends and family that way!

Finally - Don't forget to check off  below if you plan to join us at the Awards Celebration event at the end of the week, on May 20th, from 5:00 - 8:00 pm, at Iron Hill Brewery, 2920 S. Eagle Road, in the Village of Newtown, where you will get to know some more of our local business neighbors, awards will be presented, and the winner of the Scavenger Hunt will be announced!

Opening date for registration will be announced.

Details

Start:
May 13 @ 9:00 am
End:
May 20 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Newtown
Newtown
Newtown, PA 18940 United States
+ Google Map
Website:
www.NewtownBA.org

Organizer

NBA
Email:
info@newtownba.org
Website:
www.NewtownBA.org

Presenting Sponsors:

Gold Sponsors: