Where's Waldo in Wellesley

Where’s Waldo Hunt in Wellesley

Back by popular demand is the Where’s Waldo? Scavenger Hunt at Wellesley Booksmith!

Celebrate Waldo in Wellesley from July 1st – July 31st!

Where’s Waldo? In Wellesley of course. The famous children’s book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting twenty-five different local businesses throughout our community this July. Those who spot him can win prizes, including stickers, book coupons and more. Waldo figures are will be popping up in public areas of local establishments. Support local business and the Shop Local movement with this great summer vacation activity!

Anyone who wishes to participate can pick up a “Find Waldo Local in Wellesley!” passport with the names of all the participating sites at Wellesley Books, then get their passport stamped or signed for each Waldo they spot. The first 100 Waldo seekers to get their passports marked at ten or more sites can bring their passports back to Wellesley Books to collect prizes; twenty or more will entitle diligent seekers to entry in a grand prize drawing on July 31, with the top prize being a 6-volume deluxe set of Waldo books! There is no charge to participate and the hunt last throughout the entire month of July.

Where's Waldo in Wellesley


1) Pick up your “Find Waldo Local in Wellesley” passport at Wellesley Books starting on July 1st.

2) Waldo is hiding in all these local businesses this July. Go find him!

3) When you spot him, collect a stamp or signature for that business on your passport.

4) When you have 10 different stamps or signatures, bring your passport to WELLESLEY BOOKS to claim a Waldo sticker and coupon (for first 100 Waldo spotters).

5) If you collect 20 of the possible 25 stamps or signatures, turn in your passport at WELLESLEY BOOKS to get a Waldo sticker, coupon, and be entered in a drawing for a 6-book deluxe set of the Waldo books and other great prizes.

6) Plan to attend a Waldo grand celebration and prize drawing at 4:00 PM on July 31 at Wellesley Books.



Wellesley Books82 Central Street Lyn Evans Potpourri Designs8 Church Street
Abigail’s Children’s Boutique93 Central Street Magic Beans200 Linden Street
109 Central Street
Old School Pizza552 Washington Street
Footstock Shoes33 Central Street Paper and Presents87 Central Street
Faber’s Rug Company
9 Central Street
Pine Straw466 Washington Street
Gettigear91 Central Street Posies77 Central Street
Gretta Cole95 Central Street Truly Yogurt35 Grove Street
Gustare Oils & Vinegars90 Central Street Upper Crust Pizzeria99 Central Street
J.P. Licks63 Central Street Wasik’s: The Cheese Shop61 Central Street
Kenzie Kids200 Linden Street Wellesley Bank (Central St. Branch)40 Central Street
Kidville34 Central Street Wellesley Toy Shop57 Central Street
Little Bits Toys304 Washington Street White Mountain Creamery552 Washington Street
London Harness45 Central Street  

Illustration © 1987-2102 by Martin Handford

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