The city of Snohomish is the perfect place to get your family in the Easter spirit. On Saturday, there are activities for all ages including an egg hunt for the kiddos, a family friendly parade followed by an Easter bonnet contest for both parade goers and their pets!
First up is the Easter egg hunt held at Faith Assembly Church at 1220 22nd Street. The free hunt is open to children over three years old through the sixth grade and begins sharply at 9 a.m. The event is limited to the number of cars that fit in the church parking lot.
Next up is the parade which welcomes anyone who wishes to participant! The Snohomish Easter parade holds the honor of being the only Easter Parade in the entire state, hosting a variety of floats, dance teams, bands and other holiday enthusiasts. The parade begins on First Street at 11:00 a.m. led by the Easter Bunny himself.
The Easter Bonnet Contest is held immediately after the parade at the Carnegie Building on First Street and Cedar Ave. The contest is open to all ages of people and/or their pets. If the idea of designing a bonnet fells daunting, take advantage of the free craft class offered Friday, April 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. Just bring your own hat(s) and create a unique design using the provided materials at Bee Bops & Lollipops at 1112 First Street. Crafters are asked to secure a spot by registering online before the class.
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All Easter Bonnet contestants are invited to ride on the Chamber’s Bonnet Float: simply arrive by 10:45.
Easter Bunny visits are available at the Gazebo on Avenue A from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Two 4×6 photos in folders can be purchased for $20.
If your kiddos are under ten and little fishes consider taking them to an underwater Easter egg hunt. The Snohomish Aquatic Center at 516 Maple Ave. is holding their first hunt Saturday afternoon. The cost is $6 per person with little ones up to age 4 hunting at 4:15 p.m., ages 5-7 at 4:45 p.m., and ages 8-10 at 5:15 p.m.
There are a variety of family friendly food options in town including a couple of great ice cream shops.
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