Who says you have to go on an Easter egg hunt during the day? Here’s a look at five places hiding eggs in the dark, giving a new twist to a beloved holiday tradition:
The Acworth Egg Hunt at Night
Friday, March 23. Easter Bunny arrives at 7:15 p.m.; Hunt begins at 7:30. Free. Acworth Sports Complex-Baseball Fields, 4000 S. Main St., Acworth.
The Acworth Egg Hunt, a city-sponsored event, begins with the Easter Bunny parachuting into this event. And then the hunt for 50,000 eggs will begin. Before the hunt, you can enjoy face painting, balloon animals, inflatables, a photo booth and a petting zoo. Families are recommended to arrive early and by 6:30 p.m
Go to acworthegghunt.com for any changes/weather cancellation. You can check if the event is postponed by calling 770-917-1234.
Lawrenceville Illuminated Egg Hunt
100 E. Crogan St., Lawrenceville. 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, March 24. Free for parents, who must accompany children; $6 per person for ages 2-12. Experience the thrill of hunting for Easter eggs … in the dark! During the first half of this event, children will enjoy making themed crafts. Then the egg hunt for children ages 2-5 begins promptly at 8:15 p.m., ages 6-9 at 8:45 p.m. and ages 10-12 at 9:15 p.m. Be sure to bring your basket and a flashlight. Space is limited, so register early. You must pre-register by March 19 online at www.gwinnettparks.com with code RJP11625 or call 678-277-0890.
Glow-N-Dark Egg Hunts at these Georgia State Parks:
Red Top Mountain State Park – Acworth
Moonlight Egg Hunt, Friday, March 30. 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Enjoy an egg hunt by moonlight. Some eggs will have treats and others will have prizes. There will be a special prize for the participant who finds the Golden Egg. You must call to pre-register and reserve your child’s spot no later than March 29. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 31. Over 5,000 glowing eggs will fill the day use area for children to find. The hunt is open to children between the ages of 3 and 10. Come before the hunt for food trucks, games, and s'mores. Space is limited, registration is required. $6 plus $5 parking (per vehicle). 478-993-3053.
Laura S. Walker State Park – Waycross
7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, March 31
Bring your flashlights and Easter Baskets. There will be two Easter Egg Hunts by age group. This program is sponsored by the Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.