Easter Egg Hunts Set for Holiday Weekend in Kanawha Valley

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Before the Easter Bunny delivers all the baskets, he'll make quite a few appearances in the Kanawha Valley.

15,000 eggs will be up for grabs Saturday at the Charleston Parks and Recreation's Easter Egg Hunt at Magic Island in Charleston.

The excitement kicks off at 11:00 a.m. with magic shows by Gary Boothe, Hoppy’s Little Express Train Rides, inflatables, celebrity mascots and the Easter Bunny.

The Easter Egg Hunt will start at 1:00 p.m. Saturday. The hunt is for children ages 3-10.

The activities continue until 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Magic Island.

The Easter Carnival will take over the North Plaza of the West Virginia State Capitol Complex in Charleston on Saturday.

The annual event sponsored by Governor Joe Manchin and First Lady Gayle Manchin will go from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Saturday, April 3.

The event is free and open to the public.

The city of Dunbar is planning to host an Easter Egg Hunt at Dunbar City Park on Saturday. The event is from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

More than 3,000 filled eggs will be at the park, along with free hotdogs, games and prizes.

The event is for children Pre-K to 5th grade. According to a news release, a special area will be set up for the smaller children.

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