SECRETS OF THE ST. LAWRENCE

Explore the roots of Toronto in and around the St. Lawrence Market, with stops at a hanging square, Toronto’s first post office and a grand vaudeville theatre. Wander into the building where Toronto’s first mayor held court, find street corner where electric lights lit up the night for the first time, and stroll through park dedicated to a notorious spy.

You’ll see historical hot spots for actors, abolitionists and rabble-rousing speakers, plus where Toronto’s fiery first Mayor laid down the law and much more!

Tickets are $45.00 + HST per person for everything your group will need to enjoy the hunt.

Inquire about an event

CALL US: 647-852-6444groupsales@urbancapers.com
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    Player Capacity

    This hunt can handle groups from 20 to 60.

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    Date and Time

    Choose any date and start time for this hunt, 7 days a week, from 9am to 5pm.

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    Cost

    Secrets of the Saint Lawrence is $45/person plus HST.

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    Event Time

    2.5 hours – 2 hours for the hunt and 30 mins for intro/conclusion.

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    Caper Type

    The hunt involves individual clues and is focused on history.

UNCOVER THE ROOTS OF THE CITY

Secrets of the Saint Lawrence features early Toronto scandals, heroic and villainous media barons, acts of great courage, epidemics, cross-dressing Irishmen and marching puritans.

FAQs

Teams receive a hunt package:
a clue book, suspect list (for mysteries), map, etc. Our hosts get players in the mood and ready to play and then send them off!

Teams have two hours to explore the area, tracking down and solving clues, seeking answers and completing challenges.

To wrap up, teams are scored, a winner is declared. The winner receives the coveted Golden Magnifying Glass.

Yes, Secrets of the Saint Lawrence is a perfect introduction to Urban Capers.
Your group will all meet in one spot to be given a detailed introduction by our hunt hosts, but once the hunt starts, groups will separate into smaller teams to solve the mystery. We have created multiple routes for each hunt, with different starting points, so teams will not be not be following one another.
Once you have decided on a date and time, and spoken with our dedicated event planners, and are ready to book, we have a simple process. We ask for a 50% deposit on your estimated player count, which secured the booking. From there, you have up to a week before the event to adjust your headcount.
Our hunts are finely tuned and well tested to ensure maximum fun for all. Therefore, we do not encourage changes to the hunt route, or specific questions.

We are happy to change the start or ending location to suit your needs, and include special announcements in the introduction or conclusion.

Yes, at the end of the hunt, we will present the winning team with the much coveted golden magnifying glass (1 per team.)

However, some groups prefer to offer additional prizes to the winning team, or even to all participants. If you wish to do so, you can simply give the prizes to our hunt hosts at the beginning of the event and they will award them to the winners at the end of the hunt.