The first annual Gem City Treasure Hunt is set for Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Albany County Fairgrounds. It’s an event for all ages.

Competitors must register to participate. Everyone will be using metal detectors to find coins and tokens redeemable for cash and prizes. You can bring your own metal detector or they will have a limited number available for rental. They are $5 for each hunt.

The Kids Hunts is the first of day. Cost is $10, and it starts at 9:30 a.m. This is for ages 13 and under with over $1000 in prizes up for grabs.

Second will be the Adult Hunt for those ages 14 and up. The cost is $15 with a start time of 10:30 a.m. Over $1500 in prizes are part of the hunt.

The final part is the Open Hunt for all ages. Cost to enter is $20, but over two-grand in prizes are available to win. This hunt will begin at 11:45 a.m.

Event organizer Larry Osborne told Laramie Live that there’s even some keys that are part of the treasure hunt, and one of them will open a treasure chest full of prizes.

The first annual Gem City Treasure Hunt is present by All Points West Laser Tag and Family Fun Center. For more information or to register early, please call 307-460-9303.