Easter on the Outer Banks

See what the OBX has to offer this Easter with these festive events.

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA!!. Take part in Dare County Parks & Rec's Easter EGGstravaganza at the Family Recreation Park in Kill Devil Hills on Sunday, April 13, 2014 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Games and activities include: tattoos, egg/spoon races, sack races, bean bag toss, ring toss, pin the tail on the bunny, sidewalk decorating, and much more! Dashes begin at 3 p.m. with staggered start times outside on the ball fields. 3 age groups (0-3 yo, 4-6yo, and 7-10 yo). Pictures with the Easter bunny from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.3pm - 7pm.


OBX GO FAR BUNNY HOP 5K & JELLY BEAN FUN RUN. WE ARE GOING TO COLOR MORE THAN EASTER EGGS FOR THE BUNNY HOP 5K & JELLY BEAN FUN RUN! Spring is a time of celebration; what better way to GO FAR than coloring ourselves like Easter eggs! WHAT THAT MEANS TO YOU... We will have celebration powder at the start of this run, on the course and finish. No worries, the celebration powder is 100% colored cornstarch. AND THE BEST PART...you will be supporting a program designed to fight childhood obesity! Proceeds from this race will help to support our local youth running program that serves over 800 children each year throughout Dare County. By putting on your running shoes, you will help us reach out to less fortunate families that are unable to afford for their children to participate in the program. This fundraiser will also help cover the costs associated with our OBX GO FAR 5K Children’s Races that we hold twice a year at the completion of their training.


Hoppin' Hatteras Easter Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza. It's that time of year again, so hop on over... or even run! We're having an Easter Egg Hunt that will be lots of fun! Grab a basket and a camera and head to the beach for Easter. You won't want to miss this family fun event and a chance to meet the Easter Bunny! The egg hunt kicks off at our Avon office lawn on Thursday April 17th at 10am sharp. This event is free to the public and will feature over 7,000 eggs, cookies and lemonade, kid's games and activities and a special visit from the Easter Bunny. Donations will go toward the OBAR. Stewart Couch Memorial Scholarship Fund. For more information call 800.428.8372 or visit hatterasrealty.com.


The Hoppin' 5k and Kids One Mile Fun Run will donate 100% of it's net proceeds to Christine Walker's Fight against cancer. We are hoping to make this an annual event to help others in their fight with cancer!!!! Please join us Friday, April 18, 2014, 8:00 am for 5k start and 9:00 am for fun run start. Unofficial timing but clock at finish line. Walkers and strollers are welcome!!!!!!!!!! A 3.1 mile race beginning at the crossroads of Uppowac Street and Dartmoor Avenue, in Manteo, North Carolina at Marshes Light Condominiums. A down and back course through beautiful downtown Manteo through Festival Park. Participants will get to pick up their race packet that will include a bag with T-Shirt. Kids One Mile Fun Run to follow the finish of the 5k. The Easter Bunny will be the sweeper on the course for the Fun Run! There will be a free egg hunt sponsored by Dare County Parks and Recreation after the event at 10:00am across the street from the finish line.


Fly into Spring & Easter Eggstravaganza. Kitty Hawk Kites will be starting off the 2014 season with the annual “Fly into Spring & Easter Eggstravaganza!” Come join the Kitty Hawk Kites crew April 18th-19th at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing to celebrate the start of a new season on the Outer Banks. The Kite Festival will take place Friday & Saturday from 10am-4pm at Jockey’s Ridge State Park. Come enjoy some fresh spring air, high flying kites, and all around fun on the dunes. The Easter Eggstravaganza will take place at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, across the street from the Kite Festival. Join us Friday and Saturday for Easter Egg Hunts starting at 11am. Egg hunts will be broken down by age groups: 3 & under, 4-6, and 7-12. Keep an eye out for the Golden Egg! Parents: Please remember to bring an Easter Basket for your child’s goodies! Don’t forget to stick around to get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny from 12:00-1:00pm. Bring your camera! Both events are FREE TO THE PUBLIC. Don’t miss the big kickoff to Spring 2014!


The Elizabethan Gardens Easter Eggstravaganza. Come spring over to the annual Easter Eggstravaganza presented by Bells and Whistles at the Flower Field. This event has become an Outer Banks spring tradition held in the midst of the beautiful spring blooms featuring an egg scavenger hunt, photo opportunities, a homemade bake sale, egg roll on the Great Lawn, story time, educational Easter egg crafts, games, an Easter bonnet and hat contest, and more kid-geared fun. Members/Friends: Free. Non- Members: standard admission price. Children under 5 are free with a paying adult. For info or details, call 252-473-3234.


Sea Turtle Egg HuntJoin the Aquarium this spring to learn about one of our local endangered species, the sea turtle. This activity is more than just an egg hunt! Children will take part in a sea turtle program, come face to face with a loggerhead turtle, and make a craft to take home. The program will conclude with an egg hunt on the Aquarium grounds as children search for eggs filled with treats! Event will be held rain or shine. Ages 3 to 7. Saturday,April 12 at 2:00pm; April 19 at 9:30am; April 19 at 11:00am


For a full list of events and happenings on the Outer Banks visit our events page here and check out key events below.



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