Break out the chocolate rabbits, pastel-colored dye and get ready to go egg hunting! Sunrise services and other family friendly festivities are planned all across San Diego for this Easter weekend.
Members of the Fallbrook Firefighters Association whipped up a pancake breakfast at the Fallbrook Community Center on Saturday, followed by an egg hunt and games. The event — which cost $5 for those 12 years or older, $4 for younger children and $2 for photos with the Easter Bunny — began at 7:30 a.m. at 341 Heald Lane in Fallbrook.
The Salvation Army Kroc Center provided a free breakfast at 9 a.m. on Saturday followed by a hunt for around 17,000 eggs by youth ages 4-11 and then games, at 6845 University Ave. At 10 a.m. on Saturday there was an egg hunt in Lakeside, Louis Stelzer County Park, 11470 Wildcat Canyon Road, and there was another one at 10 a.m. in Ramona, Dos Picos County Park, 17953 Dos Picos Park Road. Two other large eggs hunts are scheduled for Sunday at Belmont Park at Mission Beach. The first one at 9 a.m., on the sand in front of the Wave House, is sold-out.
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The other will take place beginning at 12:30 p.m. within the amusement park itself, and is free, said officials from Belmont Park. At this Easter Bash, children up to age 12 will scramble for 10,000 eggs spread across the beach, according to a U-T report. This will include 25 “special” golden prize eggs.
The Ranch at Bandy Canyon is hosting an all-you-can-eat brunch, as well as a series of festive Easter activities, reported CBS8. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday at 16251 Bandy Canyon Road, Escondido, there will be an egg hunt, pony rides, an obstacle course, decorative face painting and photo shoots with the Easter Bunny. The Easter brunch menu includes crab clusters, croissants, homemade jam, make-it-yourself omelets, prime rib, leg of lamb, fresh greens, glazed ham and roasted vegetables.
For dessert, they offer a crepe station with fresh berries, muffins and other assorted pastries. Guests age 21 and over can enjoy a bottomless Bloody Mary and Mimosa bars for $15, according to CBS8. The event charges $45.99 for guests over age 11 and $25.00 for guests age 10 and below. Also on Sunday, sunrise services are set to begin at 6:30 a.m. at numerous venues around the county, including the Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park, the Mt. Helix Amphitheater, the Cabrillo National Monument and the flower fields in Carlsbad.
City News Service contributed to this article.
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