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Easter egg hunt roundup

Hop into spring fun with our list of local Easter egg hunts! No matter where you are in Central Pennsylvania, you’ll find something here that’s eggs-actly what you’re looking for:

Ladybug’s Spring Celebration: Hosted by the Ladybug Baking Company, this event features an indoor egg hunt, egg painting, cupcake decorating and Pin the tail on the Bunny. All ages are welcome, and refreshments are provided.

Where: 33 N. Beaver Street, York When: 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 19 Cost: $10 per child.


Lower Allen Township Annual Easter Egg Hunt: Featuring three egg hunts separated by age, this event takes place at Lower Allen Community Park and offers candy and goody bags for children aged 10 and under.

Where: 4075 Lisburn Road, Mechanicsburg When: 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23 Cost: FREE.


Lancaster’s Largest Easter Egg Hunt: With 30,000 candy-filled eggs, this egg hunt ensures no child will leave empty-handed. The hunt is for ages 12 and under, but all ages are invited to enjoy free food, prizes and games. Pre-registration is advised.

Where: 1991 Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster When: 9 a.m. Saturday, March 23. Registration and entertainment begins at 9 a.m., hunt begins at 10 a.m. Cost: FREE.


Palmyra Area Recreation and Parks Commission Annual Easter Egg Hunt: Children ages 2-10 who live in the Palmyra Area School district are invited to this event. Includes face painting, seed planting and arts and crafts.

Where: 325 S. Railroad St., Palmyra. When: 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23 Cost: $2 per child.   


Silver Spring Township Easter Egg Hunt: Open to ages 10 and under, this hunt at Pleasant View Park offers eggs stuffed with candy and tickets for the chance to win goody baskets. Children are also invited to visit the Easter Bunny.

Where: 90 Pleasant View Drive, Mechanicsburg. When: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 23, Cost: FREE.


Derry Township Annual Easter Egg Hunt: This hunt is broken into four categories for children ages 2-8, and offers donuts, beverages and a chance to meet the Easter Bunny.

Where: Shank Park, Bullfrog Valley Road, Hummelstown. When: 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23 Cost: FREE.


AACA Museum Egg Hunt: Visit the Antique Automobile Club of America Museum for an egg hunt with Hershey’s candy and meet the Easter Bunny. All ages are welcome.

Where: 161 Museum Drive, Hershey. When: 1 p.m. Saturday, March 23 Cost: $5 per person.


Shippensburg Public Library Egg Hunt: Families with children aged 2 to 12 are welcome to meet in the library children’s room for the annual egg hunt, which is broken into 5 sessions.

Where: 73 W. King St., Shippensburg. When: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 23 Cost: FREE.


Lancaster Recreation Commission Easter Egg Hunt: Children ages 2-10 are invited to participate. Ages 4 and under can win eggs by playing games, while ages 5 to 10 can take part in a traditional hunt.  

Where: Hamilton Elementary School, 1300 Wabank Road, Lancaster. When: Saturday, March 23, 11 a.m. Cost: free.


Dauphin County Egg Hunt: Face painting, pony rides and more can be found at this egg hunt, where children ages 2-9 can scramble for thousands of candy-filled eggs on the east lawn of the Fort Hunter Park and Mansion.

Where: 5300 N. Front St., Harrisburg. When: 2 p.m. Sunday, March 24 Cost: FREE.


Amelia Given Library Easter Egg Hunt: Children ages 2-10 may hunt. Registration is required. 

Where: 114 N. Baltimore Ave, Mt Holly Springs. When: 10 a.m. Saturday, March 30 Cost: FREE.


Paulus Farm Market Annual Easter Egg Hunt: As well as Easter egg hunts for children ages 1-12, this event features a special hunt for ages 13-adult. Candy, food samples, prizes and a baby animal petting zoo are all on the menu. 

Where: 1216 S. York St., Mechanicsburg. When: 10 a.m. Saturday, March 30 Cost: $2 per person; tickets can be purchased at the Farm Market

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