The puzzle world is filled with events, hunts, tournaments, and all sorts of great things to keep solvers busy all year long. Puzzle Pile helps to keep the puzzle community up to date by running the Calendar Lineup on the first of each month, showing off what’s coming up during that time. Check out what’s going on, there’s a wide range of puzzle activities running all over the world and online, many of which are free to join in on.
Dec. 1 – Jan. 24
The Solver Puzzle Hunt
The Solver Puzzle Hunt featuring puzzles from some of the puzzle hunt community’s well known designers.
Dec. 1 – 20
Nikoli Hurdles 5
Nikoli Hurdles 5 is a free online puzzle contest, consisting of eight logic, word, and visual challenges that runs over-the-course of 20 days.
Dimensions Puzzle Hunt at MoMath – 2017
The sixth annual Dimensions puzzle hunt, challenges teams of three through five puzzle hunters to solve puzzles throughout the museum.
Dec. 8 – 17
Puzzle Marathon – 2017
One week. Many Puzzles. Huge Sizes.
Puzzled Pint – December 2017
Puzzled Pint is a free puzzle hunt held at a local bars, in cities throughout the U.S. and the rest of the world on the second Tuesday of every month.
Topple Magazine #7
Topple Magazine #7, the next digital periodical from editor Gregory Grey, comes with puzzles in a variety of logic and word puzzles for only $1.
Pablo’s Armchair Treasure Hunt – 2017
A box is buried in somewhere in England, it’s a race to solve the puzzles and the first to find the box wins a cash prize.
The Quest For The Golden Grinch – 2017
Ravenchase Adventures and Toys for Tots partner up for a puzzle hunt in Richmond, Va. that pits players’ puzzle skills against each other.
Crossword Puzzle’s 104th Birthday
The 104th birthday of the modern Crossword puzzle, invented by Arthur Wynne and first published on Dec. 21, 1913 in New York World newspaper.