The Town of Knightdale has built upon several holiday traditions since the opening of Knightdale Station Park. Each of these has grown to become highly anticipated gatherings that the entire family looks forward to. With three different age groups for an Easter egg hunt and a variety of other activities, the Knightdale Easter Event to be held on Wednesday, April 8 has become one of these traditional holiday events.
An “Eggstraordinary” Time…at the Station
The official name of the annual Knightdale Easter Event is the Knightdale Spring Sprouts Easter Eggstraordinaire. As stated above, this years’ Knightdale Easter Event will again take place at Knightdale Station Park for the seventh consecutive year. The event was moved from the Knightdale Recreation Center for the 2014 Knightdale Easter Event to its current location following the opening of Knightdale Station.
This years’ Knightdale Easter Event will be on a Wednesday evening (April 8), starting at 6:00 p.m. The Easter Egg Hunt, always a favorite of the kids, will once again be held on Soccer Field 1 at Knightdale Station. There will once again be three separate age groups for the “hunt.” These will be ages 0-5, 4-5, and 6-8. There will also be a seperate designated area for an egg hunt for special needs chidren too.
Knightdale Easter Event is Much More Than Just an Egg Hunt
On top of the youngsters seeking out Easter eggs, there will be a host of other activities to take part in at this event. One of the most fun activities for the kids is getting to meet and get a picture with the Easter Bunny.
in addition to the Easter Bunny “meet and greet,”there will be several other fun-filled family friendly activities between the 6:00 p.m. start time and the 7:30 finish. These will of course include what is know a staple in Knightdale Station Park events, food trucks. Likewise, their will be several inflatable for the kids top “bounce” in at this Knightdale Easter Event. The remainder of activities will include a live children’s musical performance and train rides through the park among others.
Big Bang Boom: “…Music as Much for the Parents as for the Kids”
The aforementioned live musical children’s performance at the Knightdale Easter Event will be by Big Bang Boom. For those unfamiliar with the band, they are probably best described in the following words at their official website.
“Big Bang Boom’s live show is high energy and both parents and children find it hard to stay in their seats. From calling the kids on stage for the “Spongebob Chorus” to the “Parents vs. the Kids Hokey-Pokey Challenge,” BigBang Boom has made certain that there is no sitting down at this fun and energetic show.” Their “About the Band” section concludes explaning the following. “Playing covers (with a twist) combined with their hard-rockin’ funky original music has made Big Bang Boom the highest demanded children’s act in North Carolina.”
All Scheduled Activities for the Knightdale Knightdale Spring Sprouts Easter Eggstraordinaire
- 3 Easter Egg Hunts (Ages 0-3, 4-5, and 6-8)
- Seperate Area Special Needs Children Easter Egg Hunt
- Easter Bunny “Meet and Greet” with Photo Ops
- Live Music by Big Bang Boom
- Train Rides through the Park
- Food Trucks
All activities other than the Easter Egg hunts will take place in the grassy areas at the park. These are located at the amphitheater, the stage, and under the pavillions. Each seperate area will be designated by signs accordingly. The Town of Knightdale reminds you to have each child bring an Easter basket for the egg hunts. This Knightdale Easter Event is a rain or shine activity and will go on regardless of cold weather.
For more information on this and all other upcoming Town of Knightdale events, visit knightdalenc.gov. To see all upcoming events taking place at Knightdale Station Park, visit the “Events” section at knightdalestation.com.
Photo Credits: Town of Knightdale