SUMMIT COUNTY ” The Easter Bunny will be busy this weekend, providing eggs for several town and resort egg hunts. Following is a roundup of events.
Join the Bunny this spring and hop on in to the Breckenridge Recreation Center for the popular Great Egg Scramble, a free event for children ages 0-10.
This annual holiday tradition will take place on Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m.
Kids will scramble for eggs in the Recreation Center gym, climbing wall and pool areas while they look for grand prizes hidden among hundreds of treats.
Groups will be divided based on age (0-18 months, 1-5 years and 5-10 years). Each child who participates will receive a goodie bag and will have the chance to meet the Bunny.
All participants are encouraged to bring a basket and a bathing suit and towel if they plan to scramble in the pool. No pre-registration is required. Be on time, as the events will start promptly at 10 a.m. Parental supervision is required.
The Breckenridge Recreation Center is located at 880 Airport Road in Breckenridge. For more information, call (970) 453-1734 or log on to http://www.townofbreckenridge.com.
The Breckenridge Train Company will host an Easter egg hunt on Sunday with start times beginning at noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. at the Main Street Station center courtyard. Event is for kids and prizes include free portraits and train rides.
An Eggstravaganza will be held on Saturday hosted by the Agape Outpost Chapel, from 2-4 p.m., at the Fellowship Hall. Event is designed for kids in kindergarten through fifth grade. Visit places in Jesus’ life before he went to the cross.
There will also be crafts, treats and a scavenger hunt. Call (970) 453-1247 for more information.
Main Street in Frisco will be closed to traffic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday for the 6th annual Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt will start promptly at noon and will end when all the eggs are found. Children of all ages are invited to hunt for candy stuffed eggs.
There will be an indoor hunt for children under 3 years old inside Town Hall (located at First and Main Street.) An area for children 4 to 6 years old will be set up on the lawn outside of Town Hall. Children ages 7 and up will search out eggs in the Historic Park located at 2nd Avenue and Main. Main Street will be closed to traffic for approximately 90 minutes. This event is free to all children. Parents are asked to limit their child’s egg collection to eight per child to insure that there are plenty of eggs for all participants.
For more event information, call the Visitors Information Center at (970) 668-5547.
More than 50,000 Easter eggs will fill the Village at Copper and mountain base area on Easter Sunday for Colorado’s largest Easter egg hunt. Guests can hunt for the Copper Ticket, worth $500, other cash prizes, season passes, lift tickets, gift certificates and more ” every egg has a prize. Separate hunts for kids and adults will be held to give everyone a chance at some fun in the snow.
The Lee Boys headline the Sunsation stage on Easter Sunday with their “sacred steel” music described as an inspired, unique form of gospel music with a hard-driving, blues-based beat. The musical genre is rooted in gospel, but infused with rhythm and blues, jazz, rock, funk, hip-hop, country and ideas from other nations. 40 Gallon Still will take the stage at 1 p.m., followed by The Lee Boys at 3 p.m.
Copper’s Easter Egg Hunt schedule
– All Ages ” 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Eggs are hidden in The Village at Copper, East Village and on the mountain on trials including: Andy’s Encore, Main Vein, American Flyer Trail and Woodwinds. Traverse from the Timberline Express lift to Easy Feeling and Roundabout from the Lumberjack lift to the bottom of Union Creek.
– Ages 5 to 8 years old ” 11 a.m. to noon.
More than 15,000 eggs filled with toys, candy and other great prizes with a mass start at the West Lake Overlook at 11 a.m. Participants are encouraged to arrive by 10:45 a.m.
– Ages 4 and under ” noon to 1 p.m.
More than 5,000 eggs filled with toys, candy and other great prizes with a mass start at the Climbing Wall at noon. Participants are encouraged to arrive by 11:45 a.m.
– Ages 9 to 12 years old ” 1-2 p.m.
More than 15,000 eggs filled with toys, candy and other great prizes with a mass start at West Lake Overlook at 1 p.m. Participants are encouraged to arrive by 12:45 p.m.
The Easter Bunny visits A-basin Sunday for an Easter egg hunt on skis, in The Beach ‘N Egg Hunt. Both skiing and non-skiing children can participate. The Easter Bunny arrives at the Basin at noon just outside the new Snowsports Center. Egg hunts take place on Molly Hogan for those who do not ski and on Wrangler for those that do ski! Eggs are filled with candy.
River Run will host an Easter celebration from 1-5 p.m. Saturday with music, dancing, crafts and an Easter egg hunt for kids ages 2-12. Kids ages 13-99 can join in the adult egg hunt with adult-sized prizes. Find the golden egg to win the grand prize.
An Easter egg hunt will be held Sunday from 11 a.m. to noon at Rainbow Park in Silverthorne. Refreshments and instructions will begin at 11 a.m. Ages 0 to 2 begin at 11:05 a.m.; ages 3 to 5 begin at 11:15; and ages 6 and up begin at 11:25. Prize giveaways will begin at 11:35 a.m.
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