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The Young Friends of St. Louis Public Radio’s Third Annual MetroQuest was a complete success. The weather was unbelievable, we had a record number of questers and venues, and the support from questers, volunteers, venues and staff was overwhelming. This event would not be possible without the Young Friends of St. Louis Public Radio. A HUGE thanks to you all.


Come back and visit this page in the spring for information on MetroQuest 2015.



$30/person for members

$35/person for non-members

$40/person after September 3rd (extended)


September 11: T-Shirt Deadline
September 25: Registration Closes


  • "Only in St. Louis" Scavenger Hunt

  • Trivia, Games & Challenges at Each Stop

  • Food & Drink Specials at Participating Venues

  • Public Radio Prizes Awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place

All participants will receive a MetroQuest t-shirt, MetroLink day pass, course map, MetroLink schedule, a wristband granting access to food and drink specials at course venues, and one free drink voucher.


10:30-11:00 a.m. — Team check-in at St. Louis Public Radio

11:00-11:30 a.m. — MetroQuest Kick-Off in Public Media Commons

11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. — Travel the course in Grand Center, Central West End and The Loop

4:30-5:00 p.m. — Final check-in at the Moonrise Hotel Rooftop Terrace

5:15-5:30 p.m. — Winning Teams Announced & Prizes Awarded

5:30-7:00 p.m. — After Party at the Moonrise Hotel Rooftop Terrace Bar


Central West End:

  • The Cup, Gamlin Whiskey House, Gringo, Pi Pizzeria, Sub Zero, Tom's Bar and Grill

Grand Center:

  • The Dark Room, Diablitos, Dooley's, Field House, The Fountain on Locust, Plush STL, Triumph Grill, Urban Chestnut

The Loop:

  • Blueberry Hill, Cicero's, Fitz's, FroYo, Market Pub House, Piccione Pastry, Three Kings Public House

*New venues may be added up until registration closes


Teams of 2–8 (All team members must be 21+)

  • Team members must do the challenges together, unless the challenge states otherwise.

Travel by foot or by MetroLink or MetroBus

  • Don't use any cabs, cars, bikes etc. You may travel by public transportation or hoof it!

Be Smart!

  • Use a smart phone or tablet to help figure out certain clues and complete quests.

  • To participate in the photo challenges and trivia, one member of each team should have an iPhone or Android device or second generation iPad or later.

Download Bonfyre

  • Bonfyre is the official app of MetroQuest. Join Bonfyre to receive real-time updates from the STLPR Young Friends, participate in the scavenger hunt, answer trivia questions, post photo challenges and more!

  • Team captains will be contacted about Bonfyre training and receive instructions via email on how to create bonfyres for your team. But you can get started now by visiting or downloading the app for free from Google Play or the App Store:

                 Bonfyre Android AppBonfyre iPhone App

Obey Local Laws

  • Metro and St. Louis Public Radio are not liable for consequences from not obeying local laws.

  • Please drink responsibly and act appropriately.

Rain or Shine

  • MetroQuest is a rain or shine event


For questions, volunteer or sponsorship opportunities, contact Jennifer Porter at or Kristen Ratican at


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Video Recap from MetroQuest 2013


Video Recap from MetroQuest 2012