As Easter nears, children of Birmingham neighborhoods are getting their baskets ready to go on the hunt for the perfect egg. Some eggs include tasty treats while some contain money, but all eggs are a prize when found.
The Easter Bunny will deliver eggs to several locations throughout metro Birmingham. Opportunities for children to enjoy this exciting tradition include:
- City of Trussville Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt: Children will enjoy searching for Easter eggs with the help of a flashlight at this after dark Easter egg hunt hosted by the City of Trussville. Open to children ages two to eight, this fun Easter event features a hunt with 4,000 candy and toy-filled eggs, face painting, the Easter Bunny, Sparky the fire dog, cotton candy and inflatables. Activities begin at 6:30 p.m. with the hunt beginning at dark. The Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 23, at the Trussville youth football field.
- Cottontail Express – Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum: Peter Cottontail invites children to hop aboard for a ride to his meadow filled with Easter eggs. In addition to hunting for the special prize eggs, attendees will enjoy photos with Peter Cottontail, a jumpstation, temporary tattoos, coloring and a sandbox. This fun event will be held this coming weekend and next. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum website.
- Gardendale Nighttime Easter Egg Hunt: Children are invited to bring their baskets and a flashlight for the sixth annual Nighttime Easter Egg Hunt at the Kenneth A. Clemons Recreational Complex. The event will be held on Satuday, March 23, with registration beginning at 6:00 p.m. Hosted by the Gardendale Parks and Recreation Department, this unique hunt has 1,500 eggs filled with prizes up for grab. The Easter Bunny will make an appearance during the hunt.
- Homewood Easter Egg Hunt: The Homewood Easter Egg Hunt is available for toddlers up to ten years of age. Children will be separated by age, with a section for children with special needs. The hunt will be held on Saturday, March 23, at 11:00 a.m. at Homewood Patriot Park.
- Oak Mountain State Park Easter Egg Hunt: Oak Mountain State Park will host their 6th Annual Easter Egg hunt on Saturday, March 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Children ages 5 and under will hunt at 10:00 a.m. while children ages 6 and up will hunt at 1:00 p.m. Between hunts, children will enjoy a moonwalk, hayrides, face painting, a cake walk and more.
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