Don’t miss the mad scramble for Easter eggs!

Put on your bonnet, grab your basket, and get ready for the Egg Hunts! Here are some of the fun Easter-related events happening in the area.


The Town of Cary’s Easter events on Saturday, March 24, start with Breakfast with the Bunny at 9 a.m. at the Herb Young Community Center at 101 Wilkinson Ave. Advance tickets are required, and can be purchased at the center. Tickets are $4 for ages 10 and older and $3 for ages 3 to 9. Ages 2 and younger are free with a required pass.

From 1 to 4 p.m. the Easter Bunny will be at the Boathouse in Bond Park, ready for photos. You will also find food trucks, bounce houses, face painting and a fire truck. At 3 p.m. magician Scott Shelton will entertain at the Sertoma Amphitheatre.

At 4 p.m., head to Bond Park’s Spillway for egg hunts for children ages 10 and younger. Rain date for the hunt is March 25.

Children 12 and younger with intellectual and/or physical disabilities can also search for eggs at the Easter Eggstravaganza at 4 p.m. at Field No. 4 in Bond Park.

Parkside Town Commons, at NC 55 and I-540, invites kids and their families for an egg hunt and other fun from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 24. Children 10 and younger can gather eggs, and everyone can enjoy music, face painting, bounce houses, games and prizes. Rain date is March 25.

Bass Pro Shops is hosting a weeklong Easter Event March 24–April 1. Make crafts and take a picture with the Easter Bunny; one 4X6 photo is free! Children ages 2 to 10 can hunt for eggs on Saturday, March 31, 2–3 p.m. Registration starts at 1:30 p.m., and the hunt starts promptly at 2 p.m.


On Thursday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m., a Flashlight Egg Hunt will be held for children ages 6 and older with disabilities. Advance registration is required, but there may be spots remaining. Arrive early for a chance at finding glow-in-the-dark candy-filled eggs at Apex Nature Park, 2600 Evans Road.

Apex hosts two more egg hunts on Saturday, March 24, at the Apex Community Center, 53 Hunter St. At 9 a.m., children younger than 6 with disabilities can find eggs, and at 10 a.m., the town’s big scramble kicks off.


The Town of Morrisville hosts several age-appropriate egg hunts for children ages 2 to 8. Arrive early for the festivities scheduled for 10 a.m.–noon on Saturday, March 24, at Morrisville Community Park, 1520 Morrisville Parkway.


Holly Springs Towne Center, at NC 55 and New Hill Road, hosts an Easter Bunny Festival on Saturday, March 24, from 11 a.m. –2 p.m. The whole family is invited to enjoy face painting, bounce houses, games, music and the Easter Bunny. Rain date is March 25.


Bring your basket and camera to Fuquay-Varina for the town’s annual Easter Egg Hunt at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at South Park, 900 S. Main St. Children 10 and younger are invited to hunt for treat-filled eggs.

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