Eggstravaganza! | Easter Tradition Brings Many to Garfield Park

The City's Eggstravaganza last Saturday in Garfield Park drew a large crowd to the festive event which featured a number of Easter and Springtime events for all ages!

PHOTO: Esteban Lopez | SouthPasadenan.com News | Parents capture the moment kids frenetically search for colorful eggs at Garfield Park

It was an Easter egg hunt with a unique name in Garfield Park last Saturday.

Eggstravaganza, a longtime holiday tradition, was a hit!

PHOTO: Esteban Lopez | SouthPasadenan.com News | Young ones took to the lawns of Garfield Park in order to seek out the treasure trove of eggs hidden all over

The city’s Community Services Department hosted the egg-citing event, and dozens turned out from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., to take part in age group appropriate egg hunts, arts and crafts, photos with the Easter Bunny, inflatables and more.

PHOTO: Esteban Lopez | SouthPasadenan.com News | Kids and parents had their chance to sit and take photos with the Easter Bunny at Garfield Park
PHOTO: Esteban Lopez | SouthPasadenan.com News | Kids and parents had their chance to sit and take photos with the Easter Bunny at Garfield Park

The centerpiece of it all was, of course, the mad scramble that is the egg hunt, in which tons of kids excitedly combed over the park in search of the prized colorful eggs.

PHOTO: Esteban Lopez | SouthPasadenan.com News | PHOTO: Esteban Lopez | SouthPasadenan.com News | Councilmember Bob Joe interviews some of the eager egg hunters
PHOTO: Esteban Lopez | SouthPasadenan.com News | Councilmember Bob Joe was present to take part in the activities as well as interview some of the eager egg hunters

As one parent said, ” I never would have anticipated the frenzy, those kids go nuts for those eggs!”

For more information about future events, please call the Recreation Department at (626) 403-7380 or stop by the Orange Grove Recreation Center at 815 Mission Street, Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.

PHOTO: Esteban Lopez | SouthPasadenan.com News | Kids compare the loot that they won during the egg hunt at Garfield Park

 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here