Medallion Hunt

@ Central Park

June 26, Wednesday 7:00AM Event Starts

Note: The Chip is NOT hidden in the ‘carnival’ area of Central Park. Please avoid staff and volunteers as they set up for the festivities.

Clue #10- Friday, July 5
Christmas came early this year
Santa’s left you a gift wrapped in green
Seek a west-facing slope
That was once a popular sledding hill

Clue #9: Thursday, July 4, 2024
Today’s the big day! Rise and shine to stake your claim
The whole town’s spruced up and looking its best
The color green looks very vetching on you!
Eight is another important number

Clue #8: Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Did you treat yourself to a big breakfast?
You’ll need all your faculties to excel in this hunt
This step usually comes before a screenplay
But ya can’t get there from here.

Clue #7: Tuesday, July 2, 2024
If you’re cursing the labyrinthine clues
Let the dust settle
Five is another important number
You’ll have a towering achievement

Clue #6: Monday, July 1, 2024
Blast off for Delano!
What’s your Fourth favorite?
Rides, refreshments, relaxing?
The roots of our celebration go deep, and its tendrils spread far

Clue #5: Sunday, June 30, 2024
Delano’s 4th celebration is woven into our Spirit of Community
It’s got everything but the kitchen sink!
See the fireworks from a different point of view

Clue #4: Saturday, June 29, 2024
Stumped on the clues? Follow these simple rules:
First, settle your debts
Second, buckle up!
Third, swing for the fences
And fourth, slide into home!

Clue #3: Friday, June 28, 2024
What’s your favorite treat at the fair?
A cone? A float? A cake?
Find the sweet spot
Between 17 and 19.

Clue #2: Thursday, June 27, 2024
We’ve had eight beautiful years of hunting the Chip
Spark your creativity again this summer
Looking for a pattern?
A famous late-night TV host will get you on the right track.

Clue #1: Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Ain’t it wild that the Fourth is almost here!?
And, hey – how about this weather?
Find your strategy to stay dry
Bag the Chip, and you’ll wear the crown.


  • The granite chip is 3 inches wide by 2.5 inches tall and pays homage to the city’s motto and Delano Granite Works. It is hidden somewhere on public property within Delano city limits. Please be SAFE, and be respectful to property and to others when hunting for the chip.
  • Find the chip and redeem it for a $200 cash prize! Again this year – win an EXTRA $100 if you have a Delano Royalty button!
  • The chip hunt is sponsored by Bryce Deter State Farm Agency, iSPA Nails, and Stahlke Bus Company.
  • The hunt will begin Wednesday, June 26.

Clues will be released at 8 a.m. each morning on the Delano Fourth of July website and, on the Delano Senior Center Facebook page and the Delano Fourth of July Facebook page.