Find Waldo Local 2018: Tempe and Phoenix
Kids and parents — Waldo Local is a great summer vacation activity, and a wonderful way for residents to support local business and the Shop Local movement.

Where's Waldo? In Phoenix and Tempe, of course! The famous children's book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting twenty-five different local businesses throughout our community this July. Those who spot him can win prizes, including buttons, book coupons and more.

Visit the twenty-five local businesses on the passport and find Waldo, who will be moved to a new place every day. Collect stamps from 10 or more businesses to get your very own Waldo button and a coupon for Waldo books. Collect stamps from 20 or more businesses, and you'll get a free raffle entry.

Join us at both Changing Hands locations on at 2pm on Sunday, July 29 to celebrate the end of the scavenger hunt. We'll have cake, crafts, activities, photos with Waldo himself, and lots of raffle prizes. Bring your passports to the party to exchange them for prizes and an entry into our raffle for fabulous prizes from participating local businesses! More info »

Come in to Changing Hands Phoenix or Tempe any time during the July and ask a bookseller for your "Find Waldo" passport for Phoenix or Tempe.
Participating Local Businesses


Love Child

6444 South McClintock Drive, Tempe 85283

This secondhand store specializes in children's clothing, toys and books sold on consignment.

Wildflower Bread Co

6428 South McClintock Drive #104, Tempe 85283

Your neighborhood restaurant and bakery providing food you knead – breakfast, lunch and dinner. When you care about doing things right, people can tell.

1701 East Guadalupe Road, Tempe 85283

Botanically-inspired cuisine and beverages. Serving vegan, vegetarian, and raw food for breakfast and lunch.

Mac's Broiler and Tap

6430 South McClintock Drive, Tempe 85283

Upbeat, family-friendly destination for burgers, steaks and other hearty grill fare, plus draft beers.

6434 South McClintock Drive, Tempe 85283

This cozy spot for wood-fired pizzas also serves salads, calzones and a variety of European wines.

Clockwork Pizza

7520 South Rural Road, Tempe 85283

Straightforward counter-serve spot supplying New York-style slices and pies, plus quick fare such as wraps.

1801 East Baseline Road #102, Tempe 85283

Convivial cafe and covered patio offering java drinks and baked goods in a warm, red-walled setting.

5801 South McClintock Drive #103, Tempe 85283

Established florist offering arrangements and gifts in an airy space with a walk-in flower cooler.

Innervision Yoga

6448 South McClintock Drive, Tempe 85283

Yoga Studio with Master Teachers at three locations offering over 100 classes per week, innovative workshops and multiple state-licensed teacher trainings since 2002.

1711 East Guadalupe Road, Tempe 85283

Dog and cat grooming services for all breeds and temperaments offering teeth brushing, tick dips, medicated baths, and more.

Zia Records

3201 South Mill Avenue, Tempe 85283

A music and movie retailer with a large selection that also sells novelty items, apparel and video games.

6460 South McClintock Drive, Tempe 85283

Grocery chain with a variety of signature items, plus produce, dairy, wine and beer.

Baskin Robbins

1715 East Guadalupe Road, Tempe 85283

Colorful ice cream parlor chain known for its many flavors plus sorbet and yogurt.


6426 South McClintock Drive #106, Tempe 85283

Chain featuring a range of pets, supplies and food. Also offers grooming, boarding, adoption, and other services.

6426 South McClintock Drive #104, Tempe 85283

Store selling pre-owned brand-name and designer fashions for adults and kids. Also sells furniture.

1835 East Elliot Road Suite C109, Tempe 85284

Neighborhood Italian eatery & wine bar turning out handmade pastas in a comfy, stonewalled space.

Tempe Public Market

8749 South Rural Road, Tempe 85284

Local & organic ingredients are the focus at this all-day eatery serving pizza, sandwiches & salads.

Tempe Cinemas

1825 East Elliot Road, Tempe 85284

$3.50 and $2.50 discount (on Tuesdays) movie theater with signed memorabilia, wax figures, local movie premieres and an arcade.

Kung Fu Tea

425 South Mill Avenue #109, Tempe 85281

Join us as we reinvent tea and change the face of the beverage industry. Fresh - Innovative - Fearless. Founder of #NationalBubbleTeaDay.

1301 East University Drive #136, Tempe 85281

Arizona's first cat lounge. A lovely place to meet a kitty friend and chat in a pleasant little room with wonderful toys, treats, and such.

Phoenix Rock Gym

1353 East University Drive, Tempe 85281

Indoor Rock Climbing gym in Tempe, AZ. All you need is your sense of adventure! Explore our thirty foot high walls with over 17000 sq. ft. of climbing surface.

The Baked Bear

420 South Mill Avenue #106, Tempe 85281

Custom, handmade ice cream sandwiches. Freshly baked cookies, donuts, brownies and craft ice cream.

Lotions and Potions

420 South Mill Avenue #105, Tempe 85281

Since our inception in 1969 as one of the original fragrance shops, it has been our goal to manufacture wonderfully fragranced healthy body care.

Candy Addict

414 South Mill Avenue, Tempe 85281

Large shop featuring an organized selection of nostalgic & contemporary candies, truffles & more.


12 West Camelback Road, Phoenix 85013

Hip music shop mainstay stocking a large collection of vinyl from independent bands plus CDs.

300 West Camelblack Road #3, Phoenix 85013

Garden decor, tools, supplies and plant sales as well as gardening workshops and classes.

Local Nomad

100 East Camelback Road #168, Phoenix 85012

Local Nomad is a boutique in Phoenix Arizona selling handcrafted gifts, independently designed clothing, home goods, jewelry and skincare.


10 West Camelback Road, Phoenix 85013

Boutique featuring chic women's clothing, shoes and accessories, plus unique handmade gifts.

Practical Art

5070 North Central Avenue, Phoenix 85012

Retail shop and gallery space carrying locally-made crafts like homewares, jewelry and apparel.

Zia Records

1850 West Camelback Road, Phoenix 85015

A music and movie retailer with a large selection that also sells novelty items, apparel and video games.

Southern Rail Restaurant

300 West Camelback Road, Phoenix 85013

Updated versions of Southern American classics are on the menu at this kitschy eatery.

110 East Roosevelt Street, Phoenix 85004

This brick-and-mortar outpost of a popular food truck serves creative hot dogs and retro comfort foods. Also a quaint doughnut and coffee shop featuring doughnuts and other baked goods made locally from scratch.

For the People

5102 North Central Avenue, Phoenix 85012

A modern design, home, and gift store featuring small local and global makers, as well as mid-century modern inspired furniture handcrafted in the USA.

Muse Apparel

100 E Camelback Rd #188, Phoenix, AZ 85012

Strip-mall boutique featuring contemporary designer fashions, shoes & accessories for women.

Central Music Direct

5038 North Central Avenue, Phoenix 85012

Long-standing store specializing in all genres of sheet music plus instruments, gear and DVDs.

Noble Beast

1005 East Camelback Road, Phoenix 85014

Health-oriented pet shop offering food, treats, supplements & other items for dogs, cats & chickens.

Kharma Life Center

700 West Campbell Avenue Ste.1, Phoenix 85013

Established in 2015, the intention of the Center is to offer a large variety of modalities for those seeking holistic alternatives to wellness and as an adjunct to western, allopathic therapies.

5050 North 7th Street, Phoenix 85014

All Natural locally produced Artisan Popsicles. No fillers, artificial flavors or colors.

5538 North 7th Street #120a, Phoenix 85014

Polished boutique highlighting a curated selection of apparel & locally sourced home goods & gifts.

Sweet Republic

6054 North 16th Street, Phoenix 85016

We proudly handcraft all-natural, made-from-scratch artisan ice cream and sorbets.

Landis Cyclery

712 West Indian School Road, Phoenix 85013

Local chain of bike shops, offering bicycles, parts, accessories and service/repairs since 1912.

Urban Cookies

2325 North 7th Street, Phoenix 85006

Hip, modern family-owned bakeshop crafting sweet treats with organic, locally sourced ingredients.


(inside Jobot Coffee)
333 East Roosevelt Road, Phoenix 85004

Cozy shop featuring ice cream & sorbet in creative flavors served in Chinese take-out containers.

All About Books and Comics

24 West Camelback Road, Phoenix 85012

Established comic shop with a large inventory of new and back-issue comics, games and action figures.

MADE art boutique

922 North 5th Street, Phoenix 85004

MADE art boutique is a unique locally owned retail and community space in downtown Phoenix.

MacAlpine's Diner

2303 North 7th Street, Phoenix 85006

Circa-1928 soda fountain with wooden booths, vintage decor & retro food & drinks such as egg creams.

3015 North 16th Street, Phoenix 85016

A boutique nursery in the heart of Phoenix featuring unique cactus, succulents and organic gardening products.

2014 North 7th Street, Phoenix 85006

Nami is a 100% vegan coffee, pastry, and ice-cream shop in Phoenix, AZ. Gluten-free options available daily.

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