Lancaster, SC – On Saturday, March 30th at 10:00 a.m., the City of Lancaster will host Rosie’s Easter Egg Hunt, at The American Legion Field lawn located at 823 South Main Street. This free event will feature more than 6,000 eggs filled with candy and toys, youth ages 12 and under from all around are invited to participate in separate egg hunts at different times divided by age group. The first hunt will include children ages 4 and under, beginning at 10:30 a.m., the second hunt for ages 5 to 8 will begin at 11 a.m., and the final hunt will be for children ages 9 to 12 that will begin at 11:30 a.m. Golden eggs will also be scattered equally throughout each hunt. These golden eggs will be filled with special prizes! Children are asked to bring their own baskets as a limited number of collections bags for eggs will be available before the hunts for those in need. Families can also enjoy food vendors, music, face painting, and other family-friendly activities. Rosie and Peter, the Easter Bunny will make a special appearance and be available for photos.

Lisa Roddey, the City’s Events and Promotions Manager is egg-cited to plan her first Rosie’s Easter Egg Hunt. Roddey is a native to Lancaster and says “Watching the children have fun is what matters! This event is one of the many events that City of Lancaster employees enjoy putting on as we get to engage and have fun with the community. We also like to see the competitive side of the children while they hunt for the golden eggs!”

Please note the following tips to help make this free community event enjoyable for all:

  • Parking is available at the American Legion; however, the American Legion is walkable from many Lancaster neighborhoods and downtown.
  • Parents or guardians should always supervise their children during the event.
  • Pushing, shoving, or knocking down of participants will not be tolerated. Any instances will result in immediate removal of the egg hunt.