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Scavenger Hunt

The hunt is afoot!

The Village of North Aurora is hosting a second Village-wide scavenger hunt where teams will need to solve riddles to find a total of 10 different locations around town.  The 2021 Scavenger Hunt officially launched with the the first clue on Thursday, August 19 at 3:00 p.m. (see below or the Village Facebook).

The Overview

You and your team will solve riddles that identify a public location in North Aurora and also the location of the next clue, which will be a card that features the Scavenger Hunt logo (see below), however, this year the cards will all look different as they will be colored and cut so they are camouflaged at the locations so please be certain to look for the Scavenger Hunt logo in your search.

Like last year, each clue card will be laid out in the following format:

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Location #: Name of Location

Riddle Here!

You will need to make sure you write down each clue location number and name as you will need to submit both once you’ve found the last location (#10) to be eligible to win a prize! All information on how to submit will be provided at the last clue location.

The Scavenger Hunt will run from August 19, 2021 at 3:00 pm to Monday, September 13 at 4:30 pm. All answers must be submitted by such time to qualify.


The Rules

1) You (or your team) must have at least one North Aurora resident to participate.
2) Please do not remove or tamper with clues.
3) Do not post or share riddles or locations; we want everyone to have fun and a chance to solve the riddles!
4) Make sure you write down each clue location as you will need to submit all ten at the end of the scavenger hunt.
5) Take any fun photos on your hunt? Email them to to be used in the “Your Community Snapshot” feature!
6) Have fun!

The Prizes

If you manage to solve all ten riddles and subsequently find all ten locations, congratulations, you did it! If you are the first — third team to submit the correct answers you will win a giftcard to a North Aurora business of your choosing in the following amounts:

  • First Place: $100
  • Second Place: $50
  • Third Place: $25

If you are the fourth place finisher onwards you still have a chance to win a giftcard! Your team will be assigned a raffle number that will be randomly chosen when the event has finished and if your number is selected you will also win a $25 giftcard to a North Aurora business of your choosing.


The First Riddle

It’s large but small
An oxymoron starts the chase
But no need to rush
Slow and steady wins this race.

Seek out the crossroads
Where brown meets black
Winding river, towering trees
You’re on the right track!



If you have any questions about the Scavenger Hunt please contact Village Hall at 630-897-8228.

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