Easter egg hunts popping up all around Delaware

Delaware State News
Posted 4/2/23

The Easter Bunny will soon be coming down the trail and to celebrate, here are a few local celebrations for kids and kids at heart:


H & W Sanctuary

An egg hunt and Greater …

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Easter egg hunts popping up all around Delaware


The Easter Bunny will soon be coming down the trail and to celebrate, here are a few local celebrations for kids and kids at heart:


H & W Sanctuary

An egg hunt and Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. at H & W Sanctuary, 13093 Seashore Highway, Georgetown.

The egg hunt will follow the 2 p.m. ribbon cutting. Activities include an inflatable slide, trampoline, swings, horseshoes and sanctuary rescues roaming the grounds.

H & W Sanctuary owner Sara Heinicke said a waiver is required for participation in the activities. The event is free; donations are welcome.


Walter L Fox Post

Walter L Fox Dover American Legion Auxiliary invites all Easter Bunny loving, egg-hunting youngsters with empty baskets to its annual Easter egg hunt at 835 South Bay Road, Dover.

There will be free hot dogs and refreshments for children under age 10, $5 donation for those 10 and up.

Doors open and lunch is available at noon. The egg hunt begins at 1 p.m.

A special prize will be awarded in each age group for those who find the special egg.

The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures and fun with the kids after all the eggs are gathered.

For information, contact Mazie at 302-397-7980

Town of Dagsboro

Dagsboro’s sixth annual Easter Egg hunt will be held at the former Dagsboro Fire Hall, now the Artesian Water Facility on Waples Street.

Registration opens at 10 a.m. Age group egg hunts will follow at these times:

• 10:20 a.m., up to age 3.

• 10:40 a.m., ages 4 and 5.

• 11 a.m., ages 6-8.

• 11:20 a.m., ages 9-12

The event will run two hours, with registration opening at 10 a.m.

Frankford Easter Egg Scramble

Children up to 12 years of age will be hunting for eggs at the Egg Scramble, presented by Envision Frankford, from noon to 2 p.m. at Frankford Town Park.

Children will be given wristbands to identify their age and to assist when age groups are called. One adult may accompany children in the 0-2 age group. All other age groups will be children only on the field during the scramble.

Over 8,000 eggs will be placed in the field. All children will receive a bag of candy and those who find special eggs will receive an additional prize.

Egg Scrambles by age group will be held at the following times:

• 12:20 p.m. - 0-2 years.

• 12:40 p.m. - 3-5 years.

• 1 p.m. - 6-8 years.

• 1:20 p.m. - 9-12 years

Children with special needs may attend any time after 12:30 p.m.

The Teen Challenge will begin at 12:30 p.m.

County Seat Cruisers

The County Seat Cruisers will hold an egg hunt in conjunction with a car cruise at the Georgetown Historical Society’s grounds at 510 S. Bedford St.

Open to the public, it will run from noon to 3 p.m. Rain date is April 9.

Easter egg hunts will begin at
1 p.m. for participants 1 year of age and younger. Hunts for three other age divisions (2-3, 4-6 and 7-12) will begin at 1:30 p.m.

It includes a bake sale and face painting (fee is $3). Trophies for car cruise will be awarded at 2:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Levin Clark at 302-500-1128, or Mabel Kelly at 302-398-8999.

Greenwood United Methodist

Greenwood United Methodist Church will hold a free children’s Easter celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m..

Children can enjoy hearing the Easter story, an egg hunt and a light lunch.

Greenwood United Methodist is at 101 W. Market St.

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