14th Annual Easter Event In OC Offers Activities For All Ages

OCEAN CITY — The 14th Annual O.C. Easter Art & Craft and Kids Fun Fair will be held at Ocean City’s Roland E. Powell Convention Center on Friday, March 29, from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. and Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

The art and craft portion of the event is timed perfectly for Mother’s Day coming up and will feature over 70 vendors from near and far displaying a wide variety of creative and unique gifts, from the ordinary to the extraordinary, and accessories galore.

The Easter Kids Fun Fair is the perfect place for children and their parents to enjoy continuous festivities throughout each day including Beanie the Easter Bunny, over 15 Easter egg hunts, jelly bean guesses, coloring tables, door prizes and more surprises.

All of the above is included in the admission, as well as fun games and contests, including musical chairs, hula hoop challenges, fastest dresser relays, limbo contests, and egg spoon races. Also included with admission are magic shows by John Donaldson, juggling shows and juggling lessons with Cascading Carlos, Mr. Jim & his awesome puppets, Balloonamania, and appearances by Sponge Bob.

Participants can sign up for the egg hunt upon arrival.

Admission is $4 for adults; $3 for seniors (60-plus) and students 4 years and older; and free for kids 3 years of age and under.

Kids Fun Fair Schedule
10 a.m.: Meet Beany the Easter Bunny
10 a.m.: Balloonamania
10:30 a.m.: Easter Egg Hunt (Ages 6 and under)
10:45 a.m.: Easter Egg Hunt (Ages 6 and under)
11 a.m.: Games & Contests
11:15 a.m.: Easter Egg Hunt (Ages 7 and up)
11:45 a.m.: Easter Egg Hunt (Ages 6 and under)
Noon: Magic ‘n Fun with John Donaldson
12:45 p.m.: Easter Egg Hunt (Ages 7 and up)
1 p.m.: Contests & Games
1:45 p.m.:  Easter Egg Hunt (Ages 6 and under)
2 p.m.: Cascading Carlos
2:45 p.m.: Easter Egg Hunt (Ages 7 and up)
3 p.m.: Games & Contests
3:45 p.m.: Easter Egg Hunt (Ages 6 and under)
4 p.m.: Balloonamania
4:15 p.m.: Easter Egg Hunt (All Ages)
4:30 p.m.: Contests & Games

About The Author: Steven Green

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The writer has been with The Dispatch in various capacities since 1995, including serving as editor and publisher since 2004. His previous titles were managing editor, staff writer, sports editor, sales account manager and copy editor. Growing up in Salisbury before moving to Berlin, Green graduated from Worcester Preparatory School in 1993 and graduated from Loyola University Baltimore in 1997 with degrees in Communications (journalism concentration) and Political Science.