The purpose of the International Puzzle
Party is to provide an annual forum for serious puzzle collectors for the
exchange and sale of mechanical puzzles, books and related items, as well as for fun and
fellowship. In short: puzzling fun for puzzle enthusiasts. International
Puzzle Parties have been held almost every year since 1978. IPP's are usually
organized in three-year cycles in the USA, the Far East, and Europe.
Attendance at any International Puzzle Party event is by personal
invitation only, from the hosting team.
Thus, all web sites for individual IPP's are password protected.
Invitees are requested not to disclose the location or dates of future IPPs.
Puzzle party information is password protected, available only to registered IPP invitees.
- IPP 26 in Boston, USA; July, 2006.
- IPP 27 in Brisbane, Australia; August 2007.
- IPP 28 in Prague, Czech Republic; August 2008.
- IPP 29 in San Francisco, USA; August 2009.
- IPP 30 in Osaka and Hakone, Japan; July 2010.
- IPP 31 in Berlin, Germany; August 2011.
- IPP 32 in Washington DC, USA; August 2012.
- IPP 33 in Tokyo/Narita, Japan; August 2013.
- IPP 34 in London, England; August 2014.
- IPP 35 in Ottawa, Canada; August 2015.
- IPP 36 Kyoto, Japan; August 2016.
Future International Puzzle Parties:
See above for e-mail links for individual puzzle parties. If you have
comments, questions, or suggestions for this site (such as additional links
that should be listed above), please send e-mail to the