Find Waldo Local 2019


Where's Waldo in downtown Punta Gorda? Look for him July 1 - 31!

The search for Waldo is coming to Downtown Punta Gorda!  From July 1 to 31, Waldo will be hiding in 25 downtown stores and restaurants. Pick up a passport at any of the participating locations (listed below) and collect a stamp or signature in your Waldo passport wherever you spot him.

When you are done searching (deadline is July 31), bring your passport to Copperfish Books, your FIND WALDO LOCAL headquarters

  1. Find Waldo in ten locations and you'll get an “I Found Waldo” button and $1 off coupon for any Waldo book of your choice at Copperfish Books!
  2. Spot Waldo in 20 different locations and you'll get the button and $1 off coupon, PLUS be entered into the Grand Prize Drawing for Where’s Waldo books and other great prizes.

The drawing will be held during our Find Waldo Local wrap party on Wednesday, July 31, 4-5 pm. We hope all participants will attend! Please RSVP to (941) 205-2560 or

Here are the businesses Waldo will be hiding in:

Copperfish Books
Ace Hardware
Bella's Restaurant (opening under new ownership on July 1) 
Celtic Ray 
Dean's South of the Border 
F. M. Don's 
Harbor Scoops 
Hessler Floor Covering
Iron Roots Hair Design
Otherside Ink
Pedelec & Fresh Power Smoothies
Pomegranate & Fig
Profiles Boutique
Punta Gorda Chocolate and Wine
Punta Gorda Coffee and Tea
Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce
River City Grill 
Sea Grape Gallery
Serendipity Salon
Spa One
Tiki's Boutique
The Yoga Sanctuary