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Easter Egg Hunts In and Near Fredericksburg

With Easter soon upon us, there are many choices for local Easter Egg hunts this first weekend of Spring.

Easter Egg Hunts In and Near Fredericksburg

Easter Egg Hunts for Preschoolers at Kenmore

  • When: Daily through March 28; times are flexible, but advance reservations are required.
  • Where: Historic Kenmore, 1201 Washington Ave., Fredericksburg 
  • Why Go: One-hour programs for groups of 10 or more offer a story in the Kenmore dining room, crafts in the Kenmore basement and an Easter Egg hunt on the grounds
  • Cost: $10 per child with a minimum of 10 children.  Call Vickie Hayes at (540) 370-0732 x24 to make reservations for your group.

Flashlight Egg Hunt

  • When: Friday, March 22, 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: Memorial (Kenmore) Park
  • Why Go: For kids in the 4th – 6th grade, find eggs by the light of your flashlight. 
  • Price: $4, registration required at Fredericksburg Parks and Recreation        540-372-1086

Children's Easter Party Breakfast

Fredericksburg Parks and Rec Easter Bunny Breakfast

  • When: Saturday, March 23, 9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
  • Where: Dorothy Hart Community Center
  • Why Go: Easter story, craft, breakfast and a visit with the Easter Bunny.
  • Price: $5.  Ages 2 - 5 only.

Minnieland Academy's Eggstravaganza

  • When: Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Where: Minnieland Academy at Salem Library
  • Why Go: Dye eggs, meet the Easter Bunny, participate in an egg hunt, play games and more. 
  • Price:  FREE

Eggsplosion Easter Event

  • When: Saturday, March 23, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Where: Curtis Memorial Park, Stafford
  • Why Go: Kids will enjoy an egg hunt, inflatables, pony rides and a magic show throughout the day. 
  • Price: $8, presale; $10, at the gate.

Easter Egg Hunt

  • When: Saturday, March 23, 11:30 a.m.
  • Where: Memorial (Kenmore) Park
  • Why Go: Meet the Easter Bunny and find some eggs this Saturday. For children in 3rd grade and younger. 
  • Price: FREE

Belmont’s Beeping Easter Egg Hunt

  • When: Saturday, March 23, 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Where: Gari Melcher’s Home and Studio at Belmont
  • Why Go: An Easter egg hunt, crafts and tours for the blind or visually impaired and their families. The day will include an audible Easter egg hunt and tactile tour of the museum.
  • Price: FREE

The Fredericksburg Parks & Recreation Department
1st Annual Dog Easter Egg Hunt

  • When: Saturday, March 23, 1:30 - 2:45 p.m.
  • Where: Memorial (Kenmore) Park
  • Half of the registration proceeds go directly to the Fredericksburg SPCA.
  • Price: $5 for two dogs to join in the fun!  Registration accepted on site.

Community Egg Hunt

  • When: Sunday, March 24, 12:30 p.m.
  • Where: Hillcrest United Methodist Church
  • Why Go: Games for youth, food for all and more than 1,000 eggs to hunt!
  • Cost: FREE

Spring Forward Festival

  • When: Sunday, March 24, 1 – 4 p.m.
  • Where: Brompton - 704 Sunken Road
  • Why Go: Welcome spring with season-themed crafts, an egg hunt, games and more. 
  • Price: FREE

Children's Easter Party

  • When: Sunday, March 24, 2 - 4 p.m.
  • Where: Tabernacle United Methodist Church
  • Why Go: Bring a child friendly dish to share.  Enjoy a meal as the kids hunt for eggs.
  • Cost: FREE

Preschool Egg Hunt

  • When: Monday, March 25, 11 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Where: Rowser Complex  1739 Jefferson Davis Hwy.,  Stafford
  • Why Go: Children age 5 and under (only) join the Easter Bunny in hunting for eggs. The event will be held indoors in the event of rain.
  • Cost: $3  Pre-register at Stafford County Parks and Rec.

Next Weekend: A dozen Easter Egg hunts in the Fredericksburg area!

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