Presidential spokesman Jay Carney says the White House fully expects the annual Easter Egg Roll to “proceed as planned” on April 1st. Unfortunately, you must have an invitation from the White House to attend. Don’t be discouraged though because here is a list of places you can take your children to hunt for Easter eggs right here at home.
Friday, March 22
The City of Acworth Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with Freedom Church for Acworth’s second after dark Easter Egg Hunt!!! at the Acworth Sports Complex, located at 4000 South Main St. Acworth, GA 30101. The Easter Bunny will skydive in at 8:00 p.m. For more information on the Acworth Egg Hunt visit www.acworthegghunt.com or call the Acworth Parks and Recreation Office at 770-917-1234.
Douglasville Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, Deer Lick Park, 2105 Mack Road, Douglasville, GA, 8:00 PM. Bring your own flashlight to participate. Pre-registration is required. This event is for children ages 7 & older. Cost: $5.00 Call 770-920-7129.
Saturday March 23
Alpharetta Children’s Egg Hunt North Park Softball Fields 1-4, 13450 Cogburn Road, Alpharetta, GA, 10:00 AM ages 3 – 10 ONLY …FREE
Decatur Easter Egg Hunt – Decatur First Baptist Church, 308 Clairemont Avenue, Decatur, GA. 11 a.m. Admission: FREE
Douglas County Easter Egg Hunt – Gold dust park, Villa Rica, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm FREE
Marietta Easter Egg Hunt – Jim Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta, GA 30008, 10 am. 770.528.8875 FREE
Food Allergy Kids of Atlanta Easter Egg Hunt in Roswell Garrard Landing Park, 8000 Holcombe Bridge Road, Roswell, GA 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM specially for children who have food allergies, instead of candy, children will be hunting for toys! RSVP in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org. $5 donation per family appreciated
Smyrna Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt and Movie: Tolleson Park, 3515 McCauley Road, Smyrna, GA Time: Dusk Ages 1 – 10 Register online for the hunt at https://activenet010.active.com/smyrnacityrec/or in person at the Community Center or Wolfe Adult Recreation Center. Cost: $5 per family in advance/ $10 per family on event date Call (678) 631-5541
Sugar Hill Easter Egg Hunt E.E. Robinson Park, 850 Level Creek Road, Sugar Hill, GA, Noon– 3:00 PM call 770-831-7413. FREE
The Rock Ranch Easter Eggstravaganza.. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 5020 Barnesville Hwy., The Rock. 706-647-6374. Egg hunt is free, zip line is $7-$12. (Ranch of Truett S Cathey, Chic-Fil-A Owner)
Town Brookhaven’s Easter on the Town 4330 Peachtree Rd NE, Brookhaven, GA, 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM FREE
West End Easter Egg Hunt throughout West End Park at the corner of Lawton St. and Oak St. for children under the age of 11 at 10 am sponsored by City Councilwoman Cleta Winslow, and W.E.N.D,West End Neighborhood Development.
11th annual Easter egg hunt at the Governor’s Mansion 10 a.m. to noon. Capacity has been reached and they are no longer taking reservations.
Sunday March 24
Johns Creek Easter Egg Hunt- Newtown Park 3150 Old Alabama Road Time: 12:30 PM ages 1 – 10 years FREE Please bring your own basket and camera for pictures. Phone: 678-512-3200
McCleskey-East Cobb Family YMCA Easter Egg Hunt – 1055 East Piedmont Rd. NE, Marietta, GA 30062. 1:30 pm to 2 pm. 8 and under Bring your camera and Easter baskets. Held inside if it rains. Please arrive on time
This list may not be complete. Best bet is to check the websites of the city or area nearest to you to see if any Easter events are planned. More Easter Egg events are scheduled for March 30.