March 26, 2018

Kids can search the beach for 100,000 Easter eggs

If you're spending Easter at the Shore, don't miss this free activity

Easter Egg Hunts
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A beach in New Jersey.

The afternoon before Easter Sunday, New Jersey's Ocean City will host a huge, free egg hunt on the beach.

Children age 7 and under are invited to search the sand for 100,000 eggs filled with candy from local merchants.


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Separate areas will be set up for different age groups.

• Age 2 and under – 11th Street beach
• Age 3 – 11th Street beach
• Age 4 to 5 – 12th Street beach
• Age 6 to 7 – 13th Street beach
• Children with special needs – 14th Street beach

The hunt will kick off at 2:30 p.m., on Saturday, March 31. The rain date will be Sunday, April 1.

All street parking and municipal lots are free at this time of year.


Great Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 31
2:30 p.m. | Free
Between 11th and 14th streets on the beach
Ocean City, N.J.