Easter Events Call for Kids to Join the Hunt


Hop to an Easter event and activity near you and make sure to bring a basket and your camera! There will be photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny!

  • Rolesville will hold its annual Easter in the Park Community Egg Hunt for children up to age 12 on Saturday, April 19. More than 10,000 eggs will be hidden throughout the park, including golden eggs for special prizes. Gates to the park open at noon and the first egg hunt starts at 1:30 p.m. The event is presented by the Rolesville Chamber of Commerce and member sponsors.

The hunt is divided by age groups with the youngest going first. There will be other fun activities as well, including food and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

The hunt will take place at the Rolesville Main Street Park, at 500 Scarboro Street (behind Sanford Creek Elementary School).

For more information call the Rolesville Chamber of Commerce at 919-562-7069.

  • The Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department will hold its annual Easter egg hunt Saturday, April 5, in E. Carroll Joyner Park at 701 Harris Road.

Over 10,000 Easter eggs will be hidden throughout the park, including golden eggs worth special prizes. The first hunt for children up to age 3 begins at 10 a.m., and the final hunt for older kids ends at 2 p.m.

The Town of Wake Forest has an app, and complete information about the Easter egg hunt (among other things) is provided under the “Egg Hunt” function. Once the app is downloaded, residents will be able to access egg hunt times, parking information and more. Search for “Town of Wake Forest” at iTunes, App store or Google Play.

In case of rain, the hunt will continue at the same time but move to Flaherty Park Community Center at 1226 N. White Street in Wake Forest. If you have the app, any schedule changes will be sent directly to you. Also look for updates on Wake Forest TV 10, Wake Forest’s Facebook page, and by calling the Wake Forest Weather Line at 919-435-9569.

  • The Town of Wendell and The Passage Church will be holding an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19, from 10:30 a.m. to noon for children up to age 10. There will be 7,000 eggs hidden, and there will be other activities, including a telling of the Easter story by the pastor of The Passage Church. The hunt will be held in the t-ball field at Wendell Park.

Contact the Town of Wendell Parks and Recreation at 919-66-2266 or The Passage Church 919-366-6101 for information.

  • Knightdale will hold its Easter Eggstrordinaire on Saturday, April 12, with the first hunt for children up to age 3 starting at 11 a.m. There will also be music and activities at the Knightdale Station, 810 North First Avenue. For more information, call 919-217-2236 or visit www.knightdalenc.gov.
  • Zebulon will hold its Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 12, beginning at 10 am on the front lawn of Municipal Complex at 1003 N. Arendell Avenue. For more information, phone 919-832-0432.