Where’s Waldo?



Where's Waldo, Sea Grape Gallery

Punta Gorda’s Fourth FIND WALDO local scavenger hunt, sponsored by Copperfish Books

From July 1st to July 27th,  the iconic children’s book character Waldo will be visiting Punta Gorda and hiding out in 25 local businesses, including Sea Grape Gallery, waiting for local  scavenger hunters to find him.   This is a great free, family friendly, summer activity, as well as an opportunity to explore and support local businesses.  Starting July 1st, pick up a Waldo stamp card at Copperfish Books or any of the participating locations and collect a stamp or signature wherever you spot him.  You can search all in one day or take the whole month.  When you are done searching, bring your passport to Copperfish Books, your FIND WALDO local headquarters, by July 27th.

  1. When you spot Waldo at any of the participating businesses, collect a store stamp or signature on the back of the card
  2. Waldo left his special 2024 Gold Medal at Copperfish Books, so be sure to look for it there.
  3. When you’ve collected at least ten different store stamps/signatures, take them to Copperfish Books, your FIND WALDO local headquarters, to claim a Waldo sticker and a “$1 off” coupon on any purchase at Copperfish (limited to the first 125 Waldo-spotters.)
  4. If you collect at least twenty stamps/signatures, take your card to Copperfish Books to get a sticker and a coupon, PLUS be entered in a drawing for a deluxe set of Waldo books and other great prizes.

The drawing will be held during a FIND WALDO local wrap party on Saturday, July 27th, 3-4 pm at Copperfish Books, 212 W. Virginia Avenue, Punta Gorda.   You do not have to be present to win.  Please RSVP to (941) 205-2560 or info@copperfishbooks.com.

Share your Waldo adventures on social media! Use the hashtags #FindWaldoLocal and #WheresWaldo and tag @copperfishbooks.

Here are the locations where Waldo will be hiding!

Please note that all businesses have their own hours and some may not be open on Sunday and/or Monday.

Becky’s Garden Shoppe
Burg’r Bar
Centennial Bank
Copperfish Books
The Creator’s Gallery
F. M. Don’s Restaurant
Fresco Italian Market
GiGi’s Ice Cream
Harbor Scoops
Hessler Floor Covering
Howdy Honey Boutique
Pizza Gorda
Pomegranate & Fig
Pretty As a Pearl Boutique
Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce
Punta Gorda Chocolate & Wine
Punta Gorda Coffee & Tea
Punta Gorda Deli Co. & Mercantile
Reflection Comics

Sandra’s Restaurant
Seagrape Gallery
Toula’s Restaurant
Wrigley’s Tennis



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