Where to find free Easter egg hunts in the Triangle

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- Spring has sprung in the Triangle and one sure sign are all the free celebrations filled with egg hunts, festivals, and guest appearances going on all week leading up to Easter Sunday.

On Thursday, April 2, there will be an Easter Eggstravangaza at Cary's Bond Park for kids with special needs. Egg hunts run from 6:30 .pm.-7:00 p.m. for kids ages 7 and younger and 7:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. for those ages 8-12.

Goldsboro will also have a celebration on Thursday evening at Berkeley Memorial Park. An egg hunt for those aged 4-8 begins at 6 p.m. with another at 730 p.m. for kids ages 9-12.

On Friday, April 3, Morrisville Community Park will host the annual egg hunt at 9:30 a.m.

Also Friday morning, the fun arrives in Clayton's Community Park at 10:30 a.m. More than 12,000 eggs will be hidden and the Easter bunny arrives by fire truck just before it all kicks off.

Saturday, April 4, Raleigh's Adventure Landing will hold an egg hunt beginning at 9:00 a.m. This hunt asks for a $3 donation for the Make A Wish Foundation of Eastern North Carolina.

Moore Square in downtown Raleigh is also hosting a large hunt Saturday with more than 60,000 hidden eggs along with music, street vendors and other fun. In all, there will be 7 egg hunts beginning each half hour from 10:00 a.m. on, with a separate zone for children with special needs.

Kids should bring their own Easter baskets to these events to fill, as well as flashlights to the evening hunts. All these events are free.

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