? what ?
is New Haven's annual city-wide scavenger hunt. Cluefest is free and all are
welcome. Teams can be formed in advance or during registration.Teams
race across New Haven in cars, on bikes, and on foot, answering clues to
find the Secret Cluefest Party and prizes. The goal of Cluefest is to
have fun while promoting New Haven as an exciting and thriving
community. The event builds community,
encourages civic engagement, and increases the number of people who
know about the rich cultural and social opportunities in New Haven. By
featuring New Haven's beauty, uniqueness, diversity and quality of
life, Cluefest helps attract and retain talented young people in the
are prizes for solving clues and getting the most points but the glory
goes to the team with the most spirit. So get dressed up, be creative
and show your New Haven spirit!
is run by The Group With No Name (TGWNN – pronounced "tigg-win"), a group
of city residents who volunteer their time because they love New Haven.
TGWNN turns residents into citizens. Members engage in social, civic
and educational activities that in turn increase their understanding of
and commitment to city issues and city life.
? who ?
the course and travel together in teams of up to 6 people. Feel free to
form your team ahead of time or come and find a group at Bru Cafe. Each
group needs a car (or bikes), a driver and a small bit of
spending money. All are welcome for the scavenger hunt. The Secret
Cluefest party is 21 and over. Clues and activities will be conducted
? history ?
was created in 2003 by The Group With No Name (TGWNN), a group of city
residents who love New Haven. Each year Cluefest grows in size and
scope, drawing more diverse participants from all professional and
identity backgrounds. In 2010 Cluefest New Haven drew over 275
scavengers. At this year's ninth anniversary game over 300 scavengers
are expected to participate.
? mission ?
To promote New Haven as an exciting and thriving community among people who live, work and play in the city
? organizers ?
Cluefest is run by the volunteers from The Group with No Name (TGWNN).
Cluefest 9 Organizing Committee
Emeritus Organizers (retired)