Posts Tagged ‘munzee community’

January 29, 2024

Event Spotlight: Munzee Mecca 2024

Even though you can play Munzee solo, the world of Munzee isn’t just about individual play; it’s about the thrill of connecting with fellow Munzee enthusiasts! Picture this: Munzee Events, where the air is exciting as veterans mingle with newcomers in a safe and welcoming setting. And hey, there’s more than just swapping stories –activities, games, and, if you’re lucky, snagging a sweet goodie bag! But let’s not kid ourselves; pulling off these shindigs takes some serious elbow grease. That’s why we’re shining the spotlight on past events! Get ready to be inspired to throw your bash if you’re a newbie or inject some fresh mojo into your gatherings if you’re a seasoned host. 

Let’s get this party started! 🎉

Today, we’re featuring the Munzee Mecca Events, which took place over the weekend at various locations in Orlando, FL, USA. The weekend was full of events put together by a number of hosts, but for this Spotlight we chatted with host Linda Gartley, AKA CoalCracker7!

Special thanks to the other hosts, MsYB, MrsCB, Jafo43, Whelen, Munzeeprof, EagleDadandXenia, Xptwo, JackSparrow, Chickenrun, Asangel, YankaBucs, BuckeyeCacher111, NYBossMacdonr, and TheLanes, for all of their hard work as well!

Munzee Mecca Stained Glass House

Hanging out at the Stained Glass House in Lake Nona!

Please give us a summary of your event.

There were five events held over four days. The Thursday night event was a pre-meet and greet at the edge of a lake. I passed out the ten stops for the Tour of the Town Badge. Friday night was held at the Stained Glass House. We had a special badge for capping specific physicals. The main event was on Saturday. The event was held in a multi-use park with Roller Hockey, Splash Pad, Dog Park, Skate Park, Pickleball, and Soccer fields. We had Walking Tacos and Walking Nanner pudding (Banana Pudding) along with a drawing for a Premium Membership. 

We also played a version of Name That Tune. Clues were also given at each event to find one hidden personal tag. The Space Coast Geo Store was set up for everybody to buy Munzee-related items (i.e., lots of blasts). The Saturday Night Event was held at an Adventure Park with Water Skiing and Football and Soccer Fields. Saturday’s events also provided the opportunity to earn two additional badges for capping specific physicals on Saturday. The last event was on Sunday at the Wave Hotel Sculpture Garden. We provided donuts and coffee before everyone left for the day to go home. The Friday night, Saturday Main, Saturday Night, and Sunday morning events went mega.

Munzee Mecca Group Photo

What made your event unique?

We had visitors from Europe and all around the U.S. We also hosted special visitors, CoachV, SeeMyShell, and a Geocaching Vlogger. We had a total of five events over four days, with many new gardens to capture.

What tips do you have when hosting an awesome event?Munzee Mecca Host

I believe that a good host should have lots of munzees available to capture, new gardens, and a variety of badges. 

Would you like to highlight any future events you’re hosting?

I will cohost the Florida Munzee Mecca Events in January 2025, and Macdonr will be the lead for those events.

Thank you to CoalCracker7 for being such a great host and submitting the details for this event! We will reach out to other past event hosts in the future, so keep an eye on your inbox!

**Check out The Geocaching Vloggers recap of the event here!


May 2, 2016

Munzee Picture Request

This year, we’ve been focusing on building communities, both within the game and our communities. While some of MHQ’s events can bring these two together, we also want to be able to showcase our player community within our local communities year round. To do that, we need your help!

We’re requesting pictures from your Munzee adventures, including events and just normal, everyday gameplay. We’re going to display these pictures in a digital gallery at both the Munzee Marketplace and the Munzee Marketplace – Cocoa Beach locations. These pictures will also be included in an online gallery.

Please send pictures of your events and activities to with the subject “Photo Gallery”. This will be an ongoing gallery, so feel free to send them any time in the future, as well. Once the gallery is up and running, we will choose a Featured Photo every week to share with everyone!

We can’t wait to see what you show us! Munzee on!

April 3, 2014

Player of the Week: Tarah Hamilton (tarirae)

Sparkly nails and a shiny, positive attitude!  From the very beginning, this new Munzee player has been eager to lend the community (and Team Munzee) a helping hand.  This week’s Player of the Week is Tarah Hamilton, player name Tarirae!

Who are you?
Tarah Hamilton (tarirae)
Where in the world do you live?   
Alliance, Ohio USA
How long have you played Munzee?  
Technically I signed up over a year and a half ago but never played. I actually started playing about 6 months ago.
How did you find Munzee?  
I was on the phone with a friend telling him that I needed a way to get my kids outside and keep ME busy at the same time. He suggested Munzee and explained what it was. After downloading the app, I noticed there was not much in the area and scraped the idea. It wasn’t until a year later that I was deleting apps on my phone and looked at it again. I saw there were about 10 close to me and searched for them. I was hooked after that!
What do you enjoy most about Munzee?
The amazing places I find. Sometimes it’s a restaurant I’ve never been to or a park I didn’t know existed. Recently I made my first trip to downtown Pittsburgh, Pa just to get a MVM garden. It was only 14 degrees that day, and kids were in school, but it was a wonderful day trip. Even though at one point I couldn’t feel my fingers through my gloves anymore, and was yelling “45 points!” through chattering teeth, I still had a smile plastered on my face. 
What is on your wish list?
I would love to get 10k in one day. I know around here that would be impossible… for now, so I hope to make a trip down to the Franklin, TN and go for the gardens there. My other is maybe a recruiter badge (hint hint) Since I started, I have talked about Munzee so much that I have gotten at least 8 people to try it and a few of them hooked. 
Tell us about yourself!
I am currently a stay at home mother of two young boys (6 & 8) and an indie author of the book “Copperback”. I have recently done some freelance writing for Munzee including the new webpage (if you find a misspelling, I blame my editor!) My oldest son has ADHD and struggles with stepping away from his comfort zone of electronics and games. Munzee has been a big help in showing him that he can use technology while keeping him physically active while we hike around town. My youngest son now gets excited anytime he sees a QR code on anything and begs me to scan it for points. Usually we try to go out on the weekends and find a place on the map we have never been before. 
Other hobbies include;
Outdoor photography with my Canon Rebel, crocheting anything I can, and writing my second book as well as short stories. I also have started doing nail art and helping make nail polish with a friend of mine. I keep an Instagram (@tarirae) of new polishes and nail art tutorials. 

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Tarah was awesome enough to share her Social with us. Check it out:

new social

If you know a player that should be nominated for Munzee Player of the Week, shoot us a message at -Please note, this is a super active campaign.  We may not be able to get back to everyone, but you’re helping to grow the list of amazing people in the Munzee community!