Costumed Teams, Prizes, Delicious Food, Live Music and Community Fun!

Register HERE between now and September 9 and enjoy the early bird price

of only $60 for a team of 4-6 people!

Explore the Hidden Treasures of Downtown East Dearborn this Fall at the Community Challenge Scavenger Race!

DEARBORN, MI – The challenge returns this Fall with prizes, cool costumes, live music, food, and team fun as Metro Detroit area residents will have the opportunity to seek out unique clues and discover the hidden treasures of Downtown East Dearborn at the Community Challenge Scavenger Race on Saturday, September 24 at 2:00 pm. This exciting event, hosted by the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce and presented by the East Dearborn Downtown Development Authority will include a costume contest and scavenger hunt, followed by an after party including food from a local treasure, Joe’s Top Dog Restaurant & Bar. Live music, prizes for the winning teams, and much more will round out the afternoon!


“Buzz around this exciting community event resulted in an enormous increase in our attendance in 2015 by over 1,000%,” said Jackie Lovejoy, president of the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce. “We are thrilled to be hosting the Community Challenge in Downtown East Dearborn this year, giving us the opportunity to discover the gems within one of our most historic and storied districts in Metro Detroit!”


Participants will receive clue sheets to aid them on their journey as well as a race bib to wear during the scavenger race! A costume contest will add to the festivities, and all attendees are encouraged to dress in a team theme for the occasion!

Registration for teams of 4-6 is only $60 at the early bird price until September 9, and includes food at the after party. Prices will increase after September 9. Register early to reserve your team’s spot in this exciting event! To register, visit or call 313-584-6100.


The event is also sponsored by First Choice Urgent Care, Right at Home Dearborn/Downriver, Michigan Sports Medicine, Dearborn Mayor Jack O’Reilly, and Dearborn Recreation and Parks. Prize sponsors include Great Lakes ACE Hardware of Dearborn and Green Brain Comics.


For more information, please contact the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce by phone at 313-584-6100. Be sure to follow the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce on Facebook at, on Twitter @DbnAreaChamber and online at for all the latest news and events.


The Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce provides 600+ members with the opportunities and resources to engage and network with other businesses, enhancing financial growth, professional development, and the ability to contribute to a thriving community environment.



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