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Best Easter Egg Hunts in Alabama

Spring has exploded in Alabama in the form of pastels, pollen and, of course, allergies. Another spring staple, Easter, incorporates the annual Easter egg hunt into everyone’s schedule this weekend. There have already been many Easter egg hunts across Alabama, but for late bloomers, there are still some opportunities to scout some colorful eggs this weekend.

 

Huntsville

To kick off the Easter weekend, the Madison City Disability Advocacy Board will hold its third annual Easter Egg Hunt for the Special Needs Population. The hunt will start Friday, April 3 at 5:30 p.m. in front of the Dublin Park Facility.

Dublin Park’s eighth annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt will also be held Friday, April 3 at Malcolm Field for children five to 12 years old. The gates open at 7 p.m. and the hunt will start at dusk. Children must bring a flashlight and a container for collecting their eggs. Prizes will be awarded for participants who find a golden egg, but the golden eggs are limited to one per child. Parents will be allowed inside the gate before the event, but are asked to remain off the field during the hunt.

Saturday, April 4, Dublin Park will hold its 18th annual Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt is hosted by Daystar Church and the city of Madison. Children up to five years of age are welcomed to attend and will have a chance to meet and take pictures with the Easter Bunny. The gates will open at 9:30 a.m. on Malcolm Field, and the hunt will start at 10 a.m. Children must bring a container to collect their eggs with, and are limited to one golden egg per participant. Prizes will be awarded to those who find a golden egg.

 

Montgomery

Capitol Chevrolet aims to support March of Dimes with their second annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants are asked to donate $1 to the cause. The Easter Bunny will make a guest appearance, along with an opportunity for prizes and giveaways.

 

Mobile

Mobile’s Easter in the Squares will host an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 4 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bienville Square will feature paper flower making, karaoke for children, balloon art and an Easter Bunny photo opportunity. The Easter egg hunt begins at 11:20 a.m., with an Easter paper flower parade at 11:45 a.m. Cathedral Square will then host egg and sack races at noon. Admission is free.

Cadillac Square in Dauphin Island will also feature an Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Those interested can check out townofdauphinisland.org for more information.

 

Tuscaloosa

First Wesleyan Church presents EasterFest, a city-wide celebration on Saturday, April 4 from 10 a.m. to noon at Snow Hinton Park. Each year, this event has grown – and now, thousands participate. People from all walks of life, from all over Tuscaloosa can come enjoy all sorts of fun activities for free. 

Now in its seventh year, EasterFest is are once again expecting around 4000 people to come and enjoy free family fun. Well over 300 volunteers work to make this day happen. More than 25,000 eggs will be a part of the largest Easter egg hunt in Tuscaloosa. There will also be games, inflatables, a rock climbing wall, live music, free food, a petting zoo and more.

The Easter egg hunt begins promptly at 10:30 a.m., and parental supervision is required.

For more information about Alabama Easter egg hunts, those interested can check out easteregghuntsandevents.org.

 

 

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