Easter egg hunts provide fun for families

The Daily Times staff
Solpaloma Villarreal, Yanire Villarreal, Kassandra Gordillo and Yaretzi Gordillo sit with their baskets of Easter eggs, Friday, April 19, 2019, during Easter EGGStravaganza at Sycamore Park.

FARMINGTON — Children began lining up in their respective age groups more than an hour before the start of San Juan County’s largest public Easter Egg hunt.

Easter EGGStravaganza at Sycamore Park featured about 40,000 colorful eggs for children to find in different parts of the park.

Families who were unable to attend the Easter EGGStravaganza today can still participate in a variety of Easter-related events this weekend.

Three Easter egg hunts to check out this weekend

Aztec Easter Egg Hunt: The fourth annual Aztec Easter Egg Hunt will start at 1 p.m. Saturday at Minium Park, 200 N. Park Ave.

Easter Fest: First Baptist Church of Aztec will host Easter Fest Saturday at the Hartman Park baseball and soccer fields, 500 Llano Street. The event will begin with Easter Fest Kids from 3 to 5 p.m. The kids event is intended for children through fifth grade. Older children can attend Easter Fest Teens, which goes from 8 to 10 p.m.  

Bloomfield Easter Egg Hunt: The Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Salmon Park, 504 W. Sycamore Ave.

Easter eggs are scattered across the field, Friday, April 19, 2019, during  Easter EGGStravagnza at Sycamore Park.
A child collects eggs, Friday, April 19, 2019, during Easter EGGStravaganza at Sycamore Park.
A family collects eggs, Friday, April 19, 2019, during the Easter EGGStravaganza at Sycamore Park.