The 3rd Annual Game has finished!


Halloween Techno Zombie Geo Cache Hunt 2017 in Palatine

Thank you to the most Wonderful Sponsors!

Thank you to the Businesses & Organizations that participated in this year's Hunt!

Game Designed by:
Barb Kronau-Sorensen

Produced by:
Emerald City Music Productions, Inc.
P.O. Box 126
Palatine, IL 60078

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Emerald City Music Productions, Inc. is an independent music and entertainment production company located in Palatine, IL. It began in 1991 as a sole proprietorship and became an S-corporation in 1995. We produce original content for multiple platforms, concerts, tours, and special events.

The Halloween Techno Zombie Geo Cache Hunt! is created and designed by Barb Kronau-Sorensen

Executive Producer: Barb Kronau-Sorensen
A Team of Awesome Volunteers and interns help put together this event.

2017 Winners!


These prize winning players put in up to 8 hours to finish the entire game by reaching every single location and coming back to the finish line before 7pm. Congratulations!

  • First Place - Donna W./Buffalo Grove (returning from 2016 as first place winner again!)
  • Second Place - Shanan & Son/Lombard
  • Third Place - Chris and Family/Bridgeport
  • Fourth Place - Nancy & Cynthia/Palatine
  • Fifth Place - Neil & Sue/Palatine

  • Participating Locations:

    These businesses and organizations in Palatine put together an activity with extra oomph! to make it extra fun for the players! By the player's vote they stood out! Thank you for showing Palatine has such great spirit!

  • First Place - Ace Hardware
  • Second Place - School of Metaphysics
  • Third Place - Dr. Pyzik/Palatine Chiropractor
  • Fourth Place - Escapeocity

  • Zombies:

    Sadly... no zombies came. We apologize for that and are working on it for next year already

    Best Clue Items:

    These businesses receive an award for coming up with most creative clue items. These are items the players picked up before each location that helped or distracted the players further from their next location

  • First Place - Jimminy Clippers - They prepared a baggy for each player that contained a doggy bone and mini scissors
  • Second Place - Butera Market - They gave a bag of seeds for veggies and flowers
  • Third Place -Discount Tires in Palatine - They used caps for the air valves on tires
  • Fourth Place - La Rosita - They gave straws for the players to bring with them to have'spider races' in the store

  • Special Thank you:

  • Family Martial Arts

  • Mark Lyons - Green Thumb At Your Service/Square Dance Caller

  • Dr. Pyzik - Palatine Chiropractor

  • Bach2Rock These DJs and musicians provided entertainment all day long on a cooooold day! Thank you from us and the players! You rock!

  • Gallery of Game Photos 2017

    Gallery of Game Videos 2017