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Egg-citing Easter egg hunts and festivities abound, hop into spring with fun for all ages

Courtesy Killington Resort
There are over a dozen local Easter egg hunts throughout the weekend. At Killington Resort, the Easter Bunny made a surprise early appearance; perhaps he’ll be back for Sunday’s events?


9 a.m.  Roadside Chapel: Easter ‘Eggsperience’: egg hunt and breakfast

RUTLAND — The Roadside Chapel, 1680 Town Line Road, Rutland will host a breakfast, and an “eggciting” Easter egg hunt with prizes and lots of fun. Pre-register for a chance to win the grand prize. Festivities start at 9 a.m. For more info visit:

10 a.m.   Sugar & Spice Easter egg hunt

MENDON — Kids & Families:  Join us at Sugar & Spice’s annual Easter egg hunt on Rt. 4 Mendon. For more information, visit

10 a.m.  Ira Baptist Church Easter egg hunt

IRA —The Ira Baptist Church will host an egg hunt for Easter on Saturday, March 30 on 485 Old Town Farm Road, West Rutland. Search for eggs – snow or not. Children up to grade 6 are welcome to participate. For more information, visit

10 a.m. Cairo Shriners annual Easter trunk hop

RUTLAND — On Saturday, March 30, The Cairo Shriners, 51 Washington St., Rutland,  will host an Easter egg trunk hop from 10 a.m. until noon.  This year we will be doing the easter egg hunt  a little differently. It will be  kind of like a trunk or treat.  Enjoy a photo op with a life size Easter egg or get a photo with the Easter Bunny! For more information, visit

10:30 a.m.  Sherburne Memorial Library

KILLINGTON —  Attendees can expect a vibrant egg hunt, held at Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington, where colorful eggs will be hidden throughout the library grounds, waiting to be discovered by eager egg hunters. With eggs hidden in various nooks and crannies, participants will have an egg-cellent time searching high and low for these sweet-filled treasures.

The youngest egg-hunters will kick-off the search party at 10:30 a.m., with the older hunters following a few minutes behind.

The egg hunt is planned to take place outside the library. In the event of inclement weather, the event will take place within the library. A decision will be made and communicated by the afternoon of March 29.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own Easter baskets to collect eggs during the hunt.

Admission is free, although participants are encouraged to pre-register by March 29 for planning purposes. Candy donations are being accepted up until March 29 to help fill the eggs. Donations can be dropped off at the recreation offices located at 2706 River Road between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

In addition to The egg hunt the library will host a craft space for participants of all ages. This craft space will be available starting at 10 a.m. and will continue after the egg hunt until 12 p.m.

For more information and to pre-register, visit:, or contact the Killington Parks and Recreation department at (802) 422-3241 x4.

11 a.m. The Great Eggscape: RUTLAND — This exciting egg hunt will be held in the fields directly behind the Rutland Intermediate School. Multiple community partners are joining together to throw The Great Eggscape. There will be thousands of eggs for toddlers to teens to hunt, amazing prizes, a picnic lunch, games, DJ Brett and so much more.


8:30 a.m.  Killington Resort Easter egg hunt

KILLINGTON —Starting at 8:30 a.m., Killington Resort will hold an Easter egg hunt (ages 14 & under) at the  new K-1 Lodge. At 9:30 a.m., a toddler-friendly (ages 4 & under) easter egg Hunt will also take place at the Roaring Brook Umbrella Bar (near K-1 Lodge).

Watch the kids as they search for treats left behind by our local Easter Bunny. Some of the eggs will be filled with more than candy—lucky egg hunters could find a youth season pass to Killington Resort or Pico Mountain. The Egg Hunt does not require a ticket for entry. 9 a.m.  Castleton egg hunt and fireman’s breakfast

CASTLETON — The firemen’s breakfast follows at 9 a.m.  The events will be held together at the Castleton American Legion, 378 Route 4a, Castleton.

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