With Easter right around the corner, local organizations and towns are getting in the spring spirit with egg hunts and Easter celebrations. Get dressed in your Easter best, and head to some of the biggest egg hunts to collect goodies and prizes to take home. Here’s a list of some of the major egg hunts throughout the county:

Saturday, March 24

  • Emerald Isle Easter Egg Hunt. Noon. Join the EI Bunny at Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation for festivities including a Easter basket raffle, cake walk, spoon races and more. Please note – there is no official Easter egg hunt schedule, but lots of Easter fun to go around. Details: 252-354-6350.
  • Cedar Point Egg Hunt. 11am. The Cedar Point Egg Hunt is held at the Octagon House. Free. Details: 252-393-7898.

Friday, March 30

  • Swansboro Eggs-treme. 6pm. Swansboro Parks and Recreations hosts an egg hunt at the Swansboro Recreation Center. Bring a basket. Free. Details: 910-326-2600.

Saturday, March 31

  • BHA Easter Egg Hunt. 11am. Children age 7 and under will enjoy a little Easter fun at the Beaufort Historic Site. Prizes and refreshments follow. Details: 252-728-5225.
  • Morehead City Easter Egg Hunt. 9:30am. Planned for Rotary Park on Mayberry Loop Road by the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Dept., the annual hunt involves more than 10,000 eggs and three grand prizes. Age 12 and under, free. Details: 252-726-5083.

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