(April 6, 2023) Hop on over to one of the many Easter activities in Ocean Pines, Berlin and Ocean City this weekend.
Whether it’s an egg hunt, meeting the Easter Bunny, arts and crafts or face painting, there’s an activity for everyone this Easter season.
White Horse Park will be the site for holiday activities on Saturday, April 8, from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m.
Hunt for Easter eggs, visit with the Easter Bunny, enjoy carnival games, refreshments, candy, pony rides, a petting zoo and more. There’s even an Easter bonnet contest at 12:30 p.m.
There will be three egg hunts: ages 1-3 at 11:30 a.m., ages 4-6 at noon, and ages 7-10 at 1 p.m.
This is a free event and volunteers are still needed.
For more information, contact Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department at 410-641-7052, or visit www.oceanpines.org.
On April 8, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. the Ocean Pines Farmers and Artisans Market will get everyone Easter ready with more than 80 market stands, shops, boutiques and galleries.
Cal Toner will play live music and Amberlina’s Adventures will be in the Kids Market Zone.
On Saturday, the Berlin Fire Company will host a breakfast with the Easter Bunny in their upstairs event hall from 8:30-11a.m.
Breakfast is $5 for kids under 10 years old and $10 for adults. All-day parking will be available at the firehouse and a cash donation is accepted.
For tickets, go to https://berlin-fire-company.ticketleap.com/pancake-breakfast-with-easter-bunny/.
There will be limited tickets at the door. Organizers request that attendees purchase tickets in advance.
Take part in Berlin’s annual Spring Celebration on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. hosted by the Berlin Chamber of Commerce.
The celebration starts at 10 a.m. with a Bonnet Parade from the firehouse into the festival area on Main Street, culminating in awards for the three best bonnets.
There will be live music by Shake It Up Jam, face painting by Lollipop the Clown and Company, Scales and Tales by Maryland DNR and numerous vendors and boardwalk games operated by local businesses, nonprofits and social clubs, with prizes donated by Jolly Roger Amusements.
Calvin B. Taylor House Museum will host a giant Easter egg hunt, with 5,000 eggs to be found.
The hunt will begin at 11:30 a.m. There will be multiple age-defined sections.
For more information, visit https://berlinchamber.org/events/spring-celebration-2023/
Kids ages 2-10 and their families are invited to celebrate the season during the Easter Bunny Egg Hunt on Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m. at Northside Park Recreation Complex on 125th Street.
The cost of the event is $6 per child for Ocean City residents, and $8 for nonresidents.
Advanced registration is recommended as tickets are limited. Register at www.rec.ococean.com.
In the event of rain, the event will be held inside the recreation complex.
For more information, call Anna Paterson at 410-250-0125.
The two-day Easter Art and Craft Show and Kids Fun Fair will take place at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center on 40th Street, Friday and Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Enjoy games and contests, Easter egg hunts, entertainment and numerous exhibitors. Some activities are not included in the price of admission.
Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, and $4 for students age 4-18. Children age 3 and under get in free.
For the full schedule, visit the Easter Art & Craft Show and Kids Fun Fair at www.oceanpromotions.info.
Trimper Rides grand re-opening weekend (Saturday and Sunday, April 8-9) celebrates Easter and its 130th anniversary.
The park will open at noon with rides and Easter-themed activities and chances to win a Mega Pass for the 2023 summer season.
Get there at 11 a.m. to purchase spring wristbands for $25 each.
Both days will have an Easter egg hunt at 12:30 p.m., and pictures with the Easter Bunny at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. There will be an Easter egg roll contest at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, and an Easter Bunny Dance at 3 p.m. on Sunday.
These events are free, but registration is required for the Easter egg roll contest and the Easter Bunny dance. Participants must bring their own decorated hard-boiled eggs and a contraption to blast it through the super slide for the egg roll contest.
The first 40 to register for the dance party will get a bunny tail to wear.
For more information and to register for events, visit https://www.trimperrides.com/trimper-news/easter-at-trimper_rides/
From April 7 through 9, head to Jolly Rogers to get free pictures and gifts from the Easter Bunny at the Pier. Hours for pictures are April 7, 2-4 p.m., April 8, 12-2p.m., and April 9, 12-2 p.m. The Pier, Speed World and Mini Golf will be open all weekend long. For more information, visit www.jollyrogerpark.com