For those who haven’t made their plans yet for where to spend the upcoming Easter holiday, we recommend spending it with us at Ocean Isle Inn on beautiful Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina. Not only is this a gorgeous place with comfortable early season vacation accommodations where you can celebrate this holiday of rebirth but there’s plenty going on in the area as well!
The Old Sunset Beach Bridge will be holding Easter on the Old Bridge on Saturday, April 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. This is a special event for everyone regardless of age. The afternoon’s activities include an Easter Parade, sack race, Easter egg hunt, egg roll, and face painting – just imagine the photo opportunities! Admission is free and all are invited to attend. To sustain visitors after they have hopped, egg rolled and danced the bunny hop, Old Bridge Preservation Society volunteers will provide ham biscuits, decorated cupcakes and beverages to visitors free of charge.
This all takes place at the Old Bridge, 109 Shoreline Drive West, Sunset Beach the day before Easter. If the weather looks questionable, call 910-363-6585 before venturing out. For more information please check the Old Bridge Preservation Society website, oldbridgepreservationsociety.org .
In Wilmington on Eagles Island there will be a fun-filled Easter Egg Hunt Carnival in Battleship Park on Friday, April 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children will enjoy the pony rides, eggs, bounce houses, candy, games, and the Buddy, The Battleship Easter Bunny! Egg hunts will be continuous throughout the day. Make sure to bring your camera and take pictures with Buddy the Battleship Bunny. Offered again this year is a slower paced hunt area for kids who need a less stressful environment or for children with special needs who choose a slower paced environment. Price is $5 per person, children 2 and under free. #1 Battleship Road, Wilmington.
There will be an Easter Egg Hunt for ages 10 and under on Saturday, April 4 beginning at 10 a.m. at Bill Smith Park, 4410 Fish Factory Rd., Oak Island. The hunt will be divided into the following age groups: 3 & under, 4-6, and 7-10. Free event.
Ocean Isle Beach Chapel will hold an Easter Chapel Service from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 5. Larry Queen will be officiating at 4 West Third Street, Ocean Isle Beach, NC. For more info call 910-579-6222.