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Top Las Vegas Easter Events For Kids 2013

March 29, 2013 5:00 AM

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(Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

(Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

(Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

(Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

The Easter weekend will be hopping with events for children and families in the Las Vegas area. There are egg hunts, photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny and food, fun and entertainment. Whether you prefer an outdoor garden setting or something indoors, there will be a special event for everyone. Best yet, some of these events are free or by donation.


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Easter at Ethel M’s Chocolate Factory (Credit, Sharon Damon)


Spring Spectacular Weekend
Ethel M’s Chocolate Factory
2 Cactus Garden Drive
Henderson, NV 89014
(702) 435-2655
www.ethelm.com

Date: March 29-31

There will be something for everyone during Easter weekend at Ethel M’s Spring Spectacular. Ethel M’s Chocolates, the original local Henderson chocolatier, invites all families to “hop on down” to the chocolate factory and cactus garden. As always, it is free and open to the public, so be sure to mark it on your calendar and check it out! There will be photos with the Easter Bunny, music, face painters and more. All this, plus the natural beauty of the cactus garden, the self-guided factory tour (including the history of the facility and a free chocolate sample) and the Solar Garden will make for a fun-filled day.

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EggStravaganza
Springs Preserve

333 S. Valley View Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107
(702) 822-7700
www.springspreserve.com

Date: March 30

Spend a day with the Easter Bunny celebrating the start of spring at the Springs Preserve’s EggStravaganza event. You will find festive spring-inspired activities, including an EggScavenger Hunt, bunnies waiting to be petted, chances to pose with the Easter Bunny, children’s activities and food and entertainment. This event is suitable for the entire family.

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Eggstravaganza 2013
Keller Middle School
301 N. Fogg St.
Las Vegas, NV 89110
(702) 457-2619
www.gracebaptistlv.org

Date: March 30

This is Keller Middle School’s 6th annual community egg hunt with free games, food and music. Egg hunts are separated according to age so children can be sure to enjoy the festivities. Pre-registration is recommended. Don’t forget your Easter basket as there will be plenty to fill it up with.

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Easter Fun on Main Street
The District @ GVR
2225 Village Walk Drive
Henderson, NV 89052
(702) 564-8595
www.shopthedistrictgvr.com

Date: Now through March 30

Once the Easter Bunny has officially hopped into the District, children will be able to have their photos taken with Mr. E. Bunny himself. Art and craft opportunities will be provided every day and there may even be a few surprises for the little ones. This is a great way to jumpstart the holiday with your little ones.

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Hop & Shop: Easter Egg Hunt and Family Festival
Town Square Park
6605 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 269-5000
www.mytownsquarelasvegas.com

Date: March 30

Children of all ages should bring their Easter baskets to Town Square Park for this 5th Annual Hop & Shop celebration. Easter Egg hunts will be held every half hour for children ages one through 10. Registration is required and begins at 8 a.m. There will be many photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny and various activities for kids throughout this special day.

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Sharon Damon is a preschool specialist, avid reader, passionate writer and creative baker/ cook. She has been a cooking instructor at a local Rec Center in Henderson, NV since 2011, and has written for Examiner and other publications since 2010. She knows her way around the keyboard and the kitchen! Sharon moved from a small city in Canada to Las Vegas 6 years ago, to marry the love of her life, and has since been swept up in the whirlwind known as Sin City. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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