Going Caching 2024

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  • Date: Actual event Oct 5, 2024; see schedule for related events Oct 2-6, 2024
  • Time: Actual event 9:00 am – 5:00 pm; see schedule for related event times
  • Venue: Ridge Ferry Park, Rome, GA; see schedule for related event venues
  • Host: Going Caching Crew
  • GC Code: Actual event GCAJ6MP; see schedule for related event codes
  • Coordinates: Actual event N 34° 15.951 W 085° 10.271; see schedule for related event coordinates

Log your “Will Attend” at GCAJ6MP!


OCTOBER 5, 2024

Join us the first week of October in Rome, Georgia for Going Caching 2024: Detective Story. Our adventures will immerse you in 1940’s noir detective mysteries as you attempt to foil the biggest caper yet of criminal mastermind, Carmen Can deAmmo!



6:00pm to 8:00pm – The Case of the Missing Swag Package Pick-Up (event to be published)


9:00am to 11:00am – The Purloined Coin Caper Challenge (event to be published)

9:00am to 11:00am – Package Pick-up at The Civic Center N 34° 15.700 W 085° 10.016

6:30pm to 7:00pm – On the Run Flash Mob (event to be published)

8:00pm to 11:00pm – Pub Crawl (ticketed activity)


9:00am to 11:00am – Package Pickup and Store at Ridge Ferry Park

11:00am to 5:00pm – escape room activity (part of trading card adventure)

5:30pm to 7:00pm – Package Pickup and Store at Ridge Ferry Park

6:00pm to 9:30pm – Where is Rome in Carmen Can deAmmo? (event to be published)
— Food trucks and Vendors 6:00pm-7:30pm
Stage Show starts at 8:00pm

8:00pm to 9:30pm – Stage Show starring the Going Caching Players


9:00am to 5:00pm – Going Caching 2024: Detective Story Mega-Event (GCAJ6MP)

9:00am to 2:00pm – Package Pickup at Ridge Ferry Park

9:00am to 3:00pm – escape room activity (part of trading card adventure)

9:00am to 3:30pm – Vendor Booths open

11:30am to 1:00pm – Lunch (food trucks in the park)

2:00pm to 3:00pm – Solving that &$!#% Pre-Event Shirt Puzzle! Class – Puzzler of … The Waysiders

3:45pm – Mega Group Photo

4:00pm to 5:00pm – Announcements, Awards and Prizes

8:00pm to 11:00pm – Gumshoe Ball: A Costume Soirée (event to be published)


9:00am to 10:30am – Curtain Call Farewell Event (event to be published)


● There is no charge to attend any of the Going Caching 2024 events. Some of the activities during these events do require certain items that can be purchased in our online store.

● Store purchases may be picked up Thursday from 9:00 to 11:00 am at the Civic Center (see coordinates above) and at all events except the Thursday evening Flash Mob. We cannot ship purchases prior to the event except for Pre-Event Puzzle T-Shirts and Custom Cache-Card orders.

● Parking is free at Ridge Ferry Park. A special parking permit for an up-close and reserved (just for you) parking spot is included in the Patron-level registration package. There will be adequate parking for those with official disability vehicle tags or placards. Please obey all city and county parking regulations as you make your way to find geocaches and attend events/activities.

● Pets are welcome at Going Caching 2024 but must be on a 6′ leash at all times. Pets are not permitted in any tents, pavilions, buildings, stage, escape rooms or cooking areas at the event venues. Look for the “Paws Permitted” decal to see which shops and restaurants in town are pet friendly. Please be a good pet owner and clean up after your pet.

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