2016: Where to hunt Easter eggs in York County
Spring into the season with these Easter egg hunts and other Easter-related activities happening in York County. Check back here to see new events that have been added to this ongoing list.
Friday, March 25
"Eggspecially Fun Bunny Run" at Steam Into History: 2 W. Main St., New Freedom. 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. March 19, March 20 and March 25. These 40-minute excursions from New Freedom to Seitzland will feature stories for children and special appearances by the Easter Bunny. Hunt for eggs following the ride, in and around the train station in New Freedom.
For more information: steamintohistory.com, 717-942-2370.
Saturday, March 26
AACA Museum: 161 Museum Drive, Hershey. 1:30 p.m. March 26. The first of the AACA Museum's two-day, indoor Easter egg-hunting opportunities. Guests will hunt to find a variety of "egg spots" within the main and lower levels of the museum. Treats will be given to each child age 12 and younger. Win prizes at the end of the hunt with a prize wheel. Event also includes a special visit from the Easter Bunny. Hot dogs, popcorn and lemonade will be available. Children ages 12 and younger are admitted free.
For more information: Special Two-Day Easter Egg Hunt.
Bethel United Methodist Church: 1674 Furnace Road, Brogue. 1 p.m. March 26. The church's annual Easter egg hunt will feature prize eggs, an Easter story, and children's crafts. The Easter Dawn worship service and breakfast will be held the following day, March 27, at 7 a.m.
For more information: 717-927-9380.
Chapel United Methodist Church: 3050 Cape Horn Road, Red Lion. 10 to 11:30 a.m. March 26. Chapel Church celebrates "Easterrific Saturday" with an Easter egg hunt, games, and activities remembering the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This event is open to children up to grade six.
For more information: 717.244.6375 (ask for Bonnie Bluett), www.chapelchurch.org.
Fawn Grove Church of the Nazarene: 5300 Fawn Grove Road, Pylesville, Md. 10:30 a.m. March 26. The true meaning of Easter will be told at this annual children's Easter egg hunt. This event is open to children ages 12 and younger, and will feature prizes, children's crafts and a free lunch.
For more information: 717-452-5330, www.fawnnazarene.org.
Harmony Grove Community Church: 6390 Harmony Grove Road, Dover. 8:45 a.m. March 26. Open to children up to the sixth grade. This event will feature childrens' crafts, door prizes and an Easter presentation. Snacks and drinks will be available.
For more information: 717-292-3659.
Hollabaugh Bros. Inc: 545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 26. Celebrate the season with Easter egg hunts in the orchard, a special Easter story time, crafts, games, and $1 tractor rides. There will also be live bunnies (weather permitting) and Easter goodies. Registration not required. Cost is $6 per child.
For more information: Hop Along the Bunny Trail.
New Hope (Fissel's) UCC: 3426 Fissel's Church Road, Glen Rock. 9 a.m. March 26. A free Easter breakfast with pancakes, sausage, drinks and a fruit cup will be served. The Easter Bunny will be visiting.
For more information: 717-235-2033, email@example.com.
Friendship Community Church: 3380 Fox Run Road, Dover. 10 a.m. March 26. Event is open to any child in the fifth grade and under. Featuring prizes, games, face painting, food, and a visit from the Easter Bunny.
For more information: 717-779-0400, www.FriendshipCommunity.org, Stephanie@friendshipcommunity.org.
Mount Pisgah Trinity United Methodist Church: 5615 Mt Pisgah Road, York, 1 p.m. March 26. This annual Easter egg hunt has been held for more than 20 years, and is open to toddler-age children through fifth grade. Activities include crafts, face painting, and an Easter story from Pastor Schmuck. The Easter Bunny will be handing out candy and posing for photos. In addition to the Easter-related activities, information and registration forms will be available for the church's annual Vacation Bible School being held this year June 20-24.
For more information: 717-252-4412, www.mtpisgahtrinity.org.
New Salem Elementary School: 3745 Salem Road, York, 10 a.m. March 26.
For more information: 717-792-1207.
New Grounds Roasting Company: 284 W. Market St., York. 1 to 5 p.m. March 26. New Grounds and Inclusive Arts will host an egg hunt at 3 p.m., egg painting at 2 p.m. and other children's activities through 5 p.m. This free event is open to children ages 2 and older. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be available for sale ($1).
For more information: www.newgroundscoffee.com, 717-843-0716.
St. John's Episcopal Church: St. John's Episcopal Church, 239 E. Market St., Marietta. 8 to 10 a.m. March 26. Enjoy a community breakfast with the Easter Bunny, who will be handing out candy to all children younger than 12. Photo opportunities available. A breakfast with pancakes, sausage, fresh fruit, juice, coffee, and Easter treats will be served. Egg coloring is available starting at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $4 for adults, $2 for children younger than 12, and free for children younger than 5. An Easter egg hunt will be also be held at the church on Sunday, March 27, after the 10 a.m. worship service and Sunday School. The Easter egg hunt will be open to the public.
For more information: 717-426-3189, 717-426-1229.
The Markets at Shrewsbury: 12025 Susquehanna Trail, Glen Rock. 10 a.m. March 26. Open to children ages 10 and younger. Registration required by noon March 23.
To register: The Markets at Shrewsbury.
Friday, April 8
Wethersfield Park: Constitution Avenue, New Freedom. 7:58 p.m. April 8. Teens ages 12-20 are invited to search for eggs and prizes in the dark, during this year’s Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt. Participants should bring a basket and a flashlight. A $5 donation is requested.
For more information: 717-235-2337.
Sunday, April 24
Luther Memorial Church: 1907 Hollywood Drive, York. April 24. A children's Easter egg hunt will follow a 9 a.m. worship service.
For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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