Reindeer Riddles

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Santa’s Reindeer have a festive holiday hunt for you! Find and answer their crafty riddles in each Uptown store window for a chance to win $500 cash! Enjoy a new holiday tradition with family and friends. Bundle up, grab some hot chocolate, and solve each riddle with your game card before time runs out on December 31st!  Participants can earn up to 6 raffle entries, see details below. 

How to Play:

To play, participants purchase a Reindeer Riddle Game Card for $15 and upon completion are entered to win the $500 cash prize. Participating Uptown Partner locations will feature a branded Reindeer Riddle. Participants visit each location to view and solve each riddle found in the store windows. Once you have solved the riddle write the corresponding answer on your game card. To be entered into the cash prize drawing turn in your completed game card to the Children’s Discovery Museum by January 11. Participants can earn up to 5 additional entries by making 5 individual purchases of $10 or more at a participating Uptown Partner location. Each receipt verifying your purchase earns you a Reindeer Riddle Stamp on your game card for an additional entry for the cash prize. The Uptown Partner location will stamp your card at the time of purchase. A participant can earn up to 6 total entries in the drawing.

When does Reindeer Riddles Begin/End?

This festive Holiday game runs Dec. 1 through Dec. 31. 

Who should play Reindeer Riddles?
EVERYONE!  Reindeer Riddles is a great holiday activity for families young or old, adults, friends, couples….everyone! Have fun with this social distance friendly game to celebrate the holiday season!

Grand Raffle Prize:

Thanks to our generous sponsor, Uptown Partners, the Grand Raffle Prize is $500 cash.

On January 12, 2021, the winner will be drawn and notified.

How do I get a Reindeer Riddle Game Card?

Participants can purchase their game card at the Children’s Discovery Museum Discover More Store or online at You may have your game card mailed to you or emailed to you.  Each game card will be numbered.

Where do I find the Riddles?

In the store windows of the following Uptown Businesses:

Campustown                         Normal Theater

OhmFit                                   Uptown Gifts

Emack and Bolios                 Stave

Fabulous Affairs                    Sugar Mama Bakery

Children's Discovery Museum Store

Where to turn in your card:

Turn completed Reindeer Riddle cards in at the Children’s Discovery Museum by mail or in person at 101 E. Beaufort St., Normal, IL 61761. The museum store is open during the month of Dec., Wednesday–Saturday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. and Sunday 1-5 p.m. for you to turn in your card. Reindeer Riddle cards must be received by January 11, 2021 to be included in the raffle drawing on January 12 at 12:00pm.

Thank you for your support!

Funds from this event are much needed as the Children’s Discovery Museum experiences a dramatic loss of revenue from our doors being closed due to COVID-19 since March. The foundation supports future exhibits, scholarships for individuals and classrooms in need, and free programs that reach hundreds of children with STEAM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). Thank you for helping the Children’s Discovery Museum achieve our mission of “Inspiring the Love of learning through the power of play!”


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