2019 Easter Events Across Delmarva
7th Annual Easter Eggstravaganzoo, Saturday, April 13-Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 3 Palms Zoo, 924 Blackbird Forest Rd., Clayton. The Easter Bunny has a special egg hunt planned for the kids, followed by hands-on fun with everyone’s Easter favorites: chickens ducks, geese, sheep, bunny rabbits and more. Don’t forget your camera for pictures with the Easter Bunny and Mother Goose. Zoo Admission: $5 per Person (Adult & Child); Easter Egg Hunt: $3 per egg hunter. Rain date: April 14
Dagsboro 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m., Dagsboro Fire Hall, Waples Street, Dagsboro. Get ready for some “hippity-hoppity fun” with the Easter Bunny. He’ll have thousands of Easter eggs filled with candy and other goodie. Four categories for kids to hunt Easter eggs include up to age 3; ages 4-5; ages 6-8; ages 9-12.
Seaford Parks & Recreation Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 13, 10-11 a.m., Governor Ross Mansion and Plantation. This is a free public event for children up to 9 years old. We have over 2,000 eggs to giveaway, so you won’t want to miss this! Be sure to arrive early so you can enter to win an entire Easter Basket and the first 100 registrations get a special egg with a prize in it! For details call 302-629-6809 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Walk With Jesus, An Easter Event for Families, Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 425 N. DuPont Highway, Dover. Walk With Jesus is a powerfully moving event that guides you and your family through Jesus’ last days on earth. You will travel to Jerusalem for Palm Sunday, sit down for the Last Supper, pray in the Garden of Gethsemane, discover the sacrifice of Good Friday, and celebrate at the empty tomb that first Easter morning a way that will stick with you long after. Festivities following will include light snacks, face painting, crafts and an Egg Hunt at Noon. Children and families of all ages welcome. Click here for more information.
51st Annual Great Delaware Kite Festival’s Easter Egg Hunt and Egg Toss, Friday, April 19, 11 a.m., at Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes. The Easter Egg Hunt will be limited to children up to the age of 12 and the Egg Toss teams can be multigenerational. Pre-registration for the Easter Egg Hunt is not necessary but participants are encouraged to arrive at the park much earlier than 11 a.m. when it is scheduled to start. Parking for the event is at the park’s Beach Parking lot and time is required to be transported back to the event location within the park. Call 302-645-8073 or visit www.leweschamber.com for more information.
CWC Annual Egg Drop, Saturday, April 20 from 12-2:30 p.m. at 14545 Sycamore Rd., Laurel, DE 19956. Ages 1-11. Free events include inflatables, petting zoo, miniature train to ride, face painting, 30,000 eggs with candy to hunt, helicopter fly over to drop eggs. Other events include helicopter rides for $25/person, concession stand. Pets and smoking are prohibited. For more info check out Central Worship Center on Facebook or our website at www.centralworshipcenter.org.
Egg Scramble, Saturday, April 20, 1-3 p.m., Frankford Community Park, Frankford. Come out and see the Easter Bunny with fun games, crafts and Easter Egg Hunts! Please make sure your stop by the registration table to get your wrist band for your child’s age group. Gates open at 12:30 p.m. Egg Hunts will be conducted based off of the following age groups:
1:15- Teens & Those with Special Needs
1:30- 0-2 Years
1:50- 3-5 Years
2:10- 6-8 Years
2:30- 9-12 Years
Prizes will be awarded for special eggs. Hocker’s, Rita’s, Hay Wagon Produce, and more!
Lewes Canal Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m.-noon, Lewes Canalfront Park, Lewes. Registration starts at 10 and egg hunt start at 11. Take your picture with the Easter Bunny. Enjoy face painting, balloon twister, spring time music and hidden eggs galore filled with treats. Reserve online: $5 per child (egg hunt recommended for children 10 & under) or $10 for a family of two or more children. Reserve your space online here.
Easter Paint Night, Friday, April 12, 6 p.m., East New Market VFC, East New Market. Benefits East New Market Volunteer Fire Company. Doors will open at 6 and painting will start at 6:30. Our local artist Christi Messick will be walking us through a cute Easter Bunny painting on canvas. The cost will be $35 per person, which includes all materials, light refreshments and homemade cupcakes. You must PAY UP FRONT by April 10 to reserve your spot. You can mail your check to P. O. Box 280 East New Market, MD 21631. Checks can be made payable to East New Market Volunteer Fire Company.
Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 13, 10-11 a.m., Ocean Pines Branch of the Worcester County Library, 11107 Cathell Road, Berlin, MD. Crafts, game, Easter eggs, candy. Also meet special guest, Sneaks, the Maryland Public Library mascot.
Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, Friday, April 12, 8-9 p.m. Greensboro Elementary School. Kids ages 3 – 10 will hunt eggs in the dark using only a flashlight and their own night vision. There will be prizes for the special eggs that are found. This event is being held at Greensboro Elementary School on Friday, April 12. The hunt is separated by age: 3 & 4 years at 8:15 p.m. and 5 – 10 years at 8:45 p.m. Cost is $5 per child. Each participant needs to bring a flashlight (size limited to 2 D batteries) and a basket or bag to collect the eggs. Parent or guardian must attend with their child. Rain date is April 19. For more information call 410-479-8120.
Ocean Pines Easter/Spring Celebration & Easter Egg Hunt, April 20, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., White Horse Park, 235 Ocean Parkway, Berlin. Join Ocean Pines for a day of Easter fun! Enjoy face painting, bounce houses, pony rides, games, arts & crafts, food, goodies, an Easter bonnet parade and egg hunts. Easter egg hunts will be held during the event for children up to age 10 as follows: 11:30 a.m. for ages 1-3, 12 p.m. for ages 4-6, 1 p.m. for ages 7-10. The Easter bonnet parade and contest, which is open to children up to age 10, will begin at 12:30 p.m.
Adult Only Easter Egg Hunt at Layton’s Chance, Friday, April 12, 6-9 p.m., at Layton’s Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Rd., Vienna. This adult only Easter Egg hunt is a twist on the traditional hunt. At 6:30 p.m., blindfolded teams of two will compete in goofy ways to find hidden eggs. Entertainment, prizes, and lots of laughs will fill this evening along with live music. General admission: $15.
10 a.m.- Peeps (ages 1-3)
10:15 a.m.- Lambs (ages 4-6)
10:30 a.m.- Bunnies (ages 7-10)
Easter Kid’s Fun Fair and Art & Craft Show, April 19 and April 20 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Roland E. Convention Center, 107 Convention Center Dr., Ocean City. Show will include exhibitors displaying unique handcrafted items including wearable art, jewelry, lawn & garden decor, toys, florals, fine art, caricatures, and more. Easter Kids’ Fun Fair includes continuous activities, games, contests, and entertainment, including Beany the Easter Bunny, Easter egg hunts, magic, juggling, puppet shows, and more.$4 Adults; $3 Seniors (60+); $3 Students (4-18); FREE for 3 and Under and Military, Police, and Fire (with ID).
Easter at Parkway, Sunday, April 21, Parkway Church of God, 600 Edison St., Salisbury. Service begins at 9 a.m. Free breakfast provided at 10 a.m. in our
Easter Sunday at Oak Ridge, Sunday, April 21, Oak Ridge Baptist Church, 361 Tilghman Rd., Salisbury. Join us at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., or 6 p.m. Family fun for everyone after each service: Easter Bunny, photo ops, games and more.
Easter Sunrise Service, Sunday, April 21, 6-7 a.m., Ocean City. Join others on the Boardwalk as the sun comes up for the Easter Sunrise Service. Starting at 6 a.m. on North Division Street and the Boardwalk, this service is open to all, and is sponsored by the Ocean City Christian Ministers Association. For more information, contact Sean Davis at 410-289-6573.
Annual Chincoteague Easter Decoy & Art Festival, Friday, April 19, from noon-6 p.m. and Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Chincoteague Combined School, 4586 Main St., Chincoteague. Local and national carvers and artists of all kinds exhibit and sell their work at this Chincoteague Island tradition. Awards are given in various carving categories, art and photography. Special awards are given for best carver and best artist. There is also a Children’s Choice Award given for a favorite artist. The Curtis Merritt Award of Excellence is awarded to the exhibitor who displays excellence as an individual, as well as an artist and/or carver. This award is voted on by the exhibitors. Awards will be announced at 3 p.m. on Saturday. Wooden Easter eggs hand carved and/or painted by various exhibitors will be offered in a silent auction. This auction has been a highlight of the show each year, with some eggs fetching handsome sums. Auction closes at 4 p.m. on Saturday. The Pre-loved Treasures Silent Auction has been a favorite in recent years. In 2019, this auction will benefit the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company. Auction closes at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Admission: $4 each day; children under 12 are free.