Fairfax Easter egg hunts coming up this weekend


Name: Colvin Run Mill
Description: Colvin Run Mill hosts an egg hunt for children age two to eight on April 8 beginning at 10 a.m. Be sure to register for the proper time slot based on your child’s age. Bring your own basket and make some egg-cellent crafts to take home. The event costs $6 per child and goes on rain or shine. Colvin Run Mill is located at 10017 Colvin Run Rd, Great Falls, Va. For more information, call 703-759-2771
Venue: Colvin Run Mill
Address: Colvin Run Mill Park
Dates: Saturday, April 08, 2017, 10:00 AM - Saturday, April 08, 2017, 10:00 PM
Website: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/colvinrunmill/

You won’t need to go far if you’re in the hunt for Easter eggs in Fairfax County. They’ll be hidden in several county parks April 8 and 9.

Here’s some hunting help, directly from the Easter Bunny at the Fairfax County Parks Authority.

Colvin Run Mill hosts an egg hunt for children age two to eight on April 8 beginning at 10 a.m. Be sure to register for the proper time slot based on your child’s age. Bring your own basket and make some egg-cellent crafts to take home. The event costs $6 per child and goes on rain or shine. Colvin Run Mill is located at 10017 Colvin Run Rd, Great Falls, Va. For more information, call 703-759-2771 or visit Colvin Run Mill.

Frying Pan Farm Park’s Easter Eggstavaganza will feature egg hunts and outdoors visits with the park’s animals. This event on April 8 is for children ages one to six. Hunts for children age one to four start at 10 a.m. Five- and six-year-olds can join the fun beginning at 2 p.m. The cost is $7 per child, and a weather decision will be made by 8 a.m. The rain date is April 9. Add a wagon ride around the park for $2 per person for riders age two and older. Register online for time slots on the half-hour throughout the day. Frying Pan Farm Park is located at 2709 West Ox Rd, Herndon, Va. For more information, call 703-437-9101 or visit Frying Pan Farm Park.

Clemyjontri Park on April 8  the fun includes egg hunts, crafts, photos with the Easter Bunny and more. Egg hunts are split by age and run every 30 minutes from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required. The cost is $7 per person. Add a carousel ride for $2. The rain date is April 15. Clemyjontri Park is located at 6317 Georgetown Pike, McLean, Va. For more information, call 703-388-2807 or visit Clemyjontri Park.

Sully Historic Site invites children age two to eight to bring their baskets and hunt for eggs at on April 8 and April 9. Join the egg roll, visit baby animals, see the Easter Bunny and make an Easter craft from 12:30-3:30. Register for hunt times at 12:30, 1 and 1:30 p.m. each day. The cost is $6 per child. Sully Historic Site is located at 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly, Va. For more information, call 703-437-1794 or visit Sully Historic Site.

Lake Fairfax Park. On April 9, kids age one to six can hunt for treat-filled eggs and treasures on the ground. Egg hunts are split by age and begin on the half-hour from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Be sure to register for the correct age group. The cost is $7 per child, and reservations are required. Lake Fairfax Park is located at 1400 Lake Fairfax Drive, Reston, Va. For more information, call 703-471-5414 or visit Lake Fairfax Park.

 

 

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