The 2022 Palo Alto Puzzle Hunt has ended. Excited to do it again next year! The new hunt starts May1, 2023. For more information on puzzle hunts or to bring one to your community, see below.

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Community Finding Answers Together

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Solving Fun puzzle pals love to create puzzle hunts for communities and organizations. They bring people together in a fun and unique way to collaborate and use creative thinking. Puzzle hunts are inclusive, open to all ages and all kinds of groups. Puzzle hunts can range from a few hours to sets of puzzles that solvers work on over a series of weeks.

What is a Puzzle Hunt?

Scavenger Hunt + Puzzles 

  • Collaborate with friends and family to solve puzzles.

  • Filled with a variety of wordplay, logic, math, reasoning, and creative thinking. 

  • Find clues by solving puzzles.

  • Clues lead to locations (in person or virtual).

  • Put together clues and solve a meta puzzle for final answer(s).

Sample Puzzles

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"I had so much fun playing this game with the kids (6 & 3). Kids seems very into this activity as well and biked/walked to find all the clues. I hope this event can come back annually!!!

- Bilson C.

What People are Saying

"Nice harmony with puzzles whose story hinted at the answer without spoiling the puzzle, or pinned down the precise site at a large location." 

-Lia A.

"The puzzle hunt was really fun! The puzzles were fun to solve, and the hunt was a great weekend activity that encouraged exercise (I biked to all of the locations). I've been living in Palo Alto for several years now, and the puzzle hunt introduced me to some places I hadn't beento before. I would definitely do a hunt like this again in the future."

- Aliyeh M.

"We loved it and so much fun, unfortunately my 10 year old son and I ran out of time (and daylight) but still plan to finish it even after the deadline." 

- Amy M.

"Solving the puzzles is really challenging, but it's also very exciting every time after I found the answer. Thank you!"

- Ningwei L.

"This was incredible! It must have taken so much work to put this all together. I love puzzles, and I'm so impressed with the quality and creativity. Thank you so much for doing this! It was truly amazing!"

- Kevin M.

"Did this with my middle schooler, had fun solving the puzzles and getting out to explore -- thanks for putting it together!"

- Meenah H.

"This was a great event! We biked all over the city and even found a few new spots, even though we've lived here for ten years."

- Lucas P.

"This was so much fun. We went to all the places as a family and it was great to explore and spend our weekends together puzzling!"

- Judy H.

All puzzle hunts are custom created. Please email us to discuss your needs or for a quote community@solvingfun.com

Cost

FAQ

Yes! Whether you're planning an event for your office, family, friends, classroom, city, or special occasion, we can create a customized puzzle hunt your group will love.

My company is looking for a teambuilding experience, would this work?

My guests are a wide range of ages and skill level, can you accommodate this?

Yes! Puzzles are meant to be solved together. Everyone brings a different perspective and skill set, no matter their age and experience. We can customize the difficulty level as well as create hints for solvers to be 

I'd like to bring a hunt to my organization, but I'm worried about budget. Suggestions?

We're all about problem solving! We make our pricing as reasonable as possible without compromising the quality of our puzzles. Consider finding a corporate sponsor, local donor, or grant. Retailers could sponsor individual puzzles and/or donate prizes. 

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