Easter is just two short weekends away! If you are looking for some great Easter egg hunts, but don’t want to travel far, here are a couple happening in the Hillsboro area.
This event is probably one of the biggest egg hunts you will find in the Hillsboro area. Located at the Washington County Fairgrounds, this family event runs from 9AM-3PM, though the gates open at 8AM. Admission is $5 per family. While the egg hunts and photos with the Easter Bunny are free, there are some vendors and activities that may cost additional money. Expected at this hunt are planned egg hunts broken down into various ages (see the website for exact start times) ranging from toddler to 10 years old, candy, prizes, a fire truck, police car, pony rides, inflatable bounce houses (weather dependent), mechanical bull, games, arts and crafts, face painting, and pictures with the Easter Bunny. It sounds like it will be a fun filled day for the family!
New to the Downtown Hillsboro area, The Study of Sweets (experiencing their official Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting April 7th at 11:30AM) has put together a business community event in Downtown Hillsboro from 11AM-4PM. Many of the local businesses (click the link for specific stores) will be hiding eggs within their businesses throughout the aforementioned hours. Each egg will contain a sticker which can then be brought to the Study of Sweets and exchanged for an Easter inspired chocolate. The great thing about this hunt is that there is so much to explore in the Downtown area, from the shops to the restaurants, that you can really make it an event. It is also nice to hear that this egg hunt is not a race, so you can start when you like and still be able to find eggs in the businesses.
Sounds intriguing right? The Underwater Eggstravaganza will also be held on Saturday April 15th, located at the Shute Park Aquatic and Recreation Center. I didn’t get a lot of details on this particular hunt, but I do know that time wise it is running somewhere between 12:30-4PM. They are also still looking for volunteers for this activity, so click the link if you are interested in volunteering for a few hours. For more information, give the SHARC center a call at 503-681-6127.
Easter Play, Egg Hunt, and Cookout
For anyone looking for an evening event, Common Ground Community Church is hosting from 4-8PM on Saturday April 15th. They will be putting on an Easter play at 4PM and expect to begin the Easter Egg hunt arount 5:30PM. A cook out is to follow, so if you are looking for a fun egg hunt, food, and community, this may be the egg hunt for you.
Community Easter Egg Hunt
I found this one on Next Door, and thought it looked interesting. This Easter Egg hunt is being held on Sunday April 16th (AKA Easter Sunday) from 11AM-2PM at Rood Bridge Park. It is advertised as the first annual Easter Egg hunt, with raffle prizes to follow the egg hunt. It is being hosted by Whitney Grant and Cherelle Lind. Not too many other details were available, but they did put down contact information for anyone who has questions or would like to RSVP. If this sounds like something you may want to attend, you can call 503-679-5824 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Any egg hunts I missed that you can tell me about? What was the best Easter egg hunt you have ever been to, and why?