8 Ways to Celebrate Easter at the Beach
From egg hunts to spring festivities, here's how to spend the holiday weekend on Delaware's coast.
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ANNUAL EASTER EVENTS
In Lewes, the annual Great Delaware Kite Festival is always held on Good Friday. The event, now in its 51st year, starts with an Easter egg hunt with 5,000 eggs filled with goodies at 11 a.m. on April 19. Festivities also include an egg toss competition, kite competitions and an appearance from the Easter Bunny.
Cape Henlopen State Park, 15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes • 645-8983
The Easter Egg Hunt at Lewes Canalfront Park is Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to noon. The rain-or-shine event will also feature face-painting, a balloon artist, Easter Bunny photo opportunities and music. The cost is $5 per child or $10 for a family with two or more kids. Proceeds from the event support Lewes Canalfront Park.
211 Front St., Lewes • 645-2795
The Dewey Beach Egg Scoop, organized by the Dewey Business Partnership, starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday. No registration is required. There will also be a DJ, photos with the Easter Bunny and carnival-style games.
Dagsworthy St., Dewey Beach • 228-3701
RUN, RABBIT, RUN
In the southern beaches, the Bunny Palooza Run/Walk will take place Saturday at 8 a.m. for the 5K and 9 a.m. for the 10K. The race starts at Parkwood Street and Atlantic Avenue and finishes at the Bethany Beach Boardwalk Bandstand. Stick around for the post-race party with music, games and more.
Downtown Bethany Beach • For additional information, contact email@example.com.
BLOOMS & BUDS
Peninsula Art Gallery in Lewes has curated an arrangement of floral-inspired art for its Spring Mix show, which runs until April 30. The juried exhibition features 19 artists' still life and landscape paintings. The gallery is near Harvest Tide Steakhouse and The Pig & Publican if you want to grab a bite before or after.
520 E. Savannah Road, Lewes • 645-0551
On Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Lavender Fields in Milton will hold its Spring Fling. Bring your own lunch to enjoy at tables scattered throughout the scenic farm, walk the labyrinth or meditate in the Zen garden. Be sure to stop in the cottage store, which sells baked goods, soap, scrubs and lotions, as well as herbs, jams and jellies.
18864 Cool Spring Road, Milton • 684-1514
A TASTE OF SUMMER
How do we know that summer is just around the corner? Hammerheads Dockside opens back up for business this weekend. April hours are Friday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
39415 Inlet Road, Rehoboth Beach • 752-8010