Scavenger Hunts at Reading Terminal Market

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The Munch Around the Market Scavenger Hunt

Nibble your way through Reading Terminal Market

…as you tackle tricky questions while sampling the best foods in Reading Terminal Market. Foodies will feast on artisanal chocolates, sinful cheesecakes, Amish baked goods, soft pretzels, cappuccino, cupcakes, roast pork, and more. Plus you’ll also drop into the Convention Center for a look at Reading Terminal’s glory days as a train station.

On teams, you’ll follow fascinating clues to explore the market and find answers to tricky, amusing questions. Plus you’ll also have Snack Attacks, where you’ll have to take creative photos of the team sampling sinful foods.

On this scavenger hunt you’ll discover…

  • Ice cream once made with the help of mules
  • Chocolates that might remind you of Gray’s Anatomy, featured on Bizarre Foods
  • Philbert, the pig that’s a cash cow, with a telltale tail
  • The terminal’s Grand Hall, with a 509-foot-high roof that’s the only remaining single-span iron roof in the world!
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A team poses with a snack discovery on the scavenger hunt in Reading Terminal Market.

We promise, even if you’re on a diet, you’ll still have fun on this scavenger hunt. But if you are looking for a low-cal, food free version of the game, try The Reading Terminal Ramble Scavenger Hunt.

Contact us to learn more about the Munch Around the Market Scavenger Hunt—and find more fun at Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia!


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  • indoor

The Reading Terminal Ramble Scavenger Hunt

Uncover the secrets of Reading Terminal Market…

…and its surrounding neighborhood, including Chinatown, Market Street, and the Convention Center, on a quirky team-building quest. You’ll follow a trail of clever clues to find fascinating places packed with hidden history and collaborate to figure out the answers to fun, funny questions.

Along the way, you might discover…

  • America’s oldest ice cream vendor
  • Philly’s most endangered cheesesteak (and a related gaffe by a presidential candidate)
  • The Chinatown arch and a building from the year 4668
  • Tiny towns outside the Transit Museum
  • A historic organ in an unexpected place
  • A secret beneath City Hall

No knowledge of the market or the area is required: you just need sharp eyes, comfy shoes, and good teamwork. This hunt is a great adventure for both locals and out-of-towners.


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