The Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department invites Ocean Pines residents and guests to celebrate Easter at its annual Easter/Spring Celebration at White Horse Park, located at 239 Ocean Parkway, on Saturday, March 31 at 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
“Bring your festive basket and get ready to scout the field for lots of colorful eggs,” said Ocean Pines Marketing and Public Relations Director Denise Sawyer. “This event is free and open to the public.”
The festivities will include egg hunts, carnival games, moon bounces, face painting, pony rides, arts and crafts, an Easter bonnet parade and much more.
Easter egg hunts will be held during the event for children up to age 10 as follows: 11:30 a.m. for ages 0-2, 12 p.m. for ages 3-4, 1 p.m. for ages 5-7 and 1:30 p.m. for ages 8-10. The Easter bonnet parade and contest, which is open to children up to age 10, will begin at 12:30 p.m.
The Kiwanis Club of Ocean Pines and Ocean City will be selling hot dogs, snacks, cupcakes and drinks. Photo opportunities with the Easter bunny will also be available at the event.
“Adults are encouraged to hop and shop at our popular farmers and artisans market on March 31,” said Sawyer.
The Ocean Pines Farmers and Artisans Market, which operates every Saturday at White Horse Park, will be open for Easter festivities – from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. – in conjunction with the celebration. Vendors will be selling a variety of seasonal produce, baked goods, floral arrangements, eggs, seafood, meat, pet treats, bath products and more.
Volunteers and candy donations are needed for the Easter/Spring Celebration. Please contact the Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department at 410-641-7052 if you are interested in helping, or if you have questions about the event.