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Easter Eggstravaganza Gift Shoppe Sale

Apr 14 - Apr 15 2017, 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM

Come hop over to the Gift Shop and save up to 20% off all Easter related merchandise during this special sale. For info or details, call 252-473-3234.

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Daffodil Festival 2017

Apr 15 - Apr 15 2017, 10:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

We’ve planted thousands of Daffodils (or “Daffodilly” – as the Elizabethans would say) for this month-long celebration. Bloom peak and variety will vary depending on our ever-changing Outer Banks weather and Mother Nature. This budding celebration seeks to
provide inspirational displays and educational opportunities to encourage an appreciation of the art of gardening. For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit DaffLogo2016www.elizabethangardens.org.

 

Easter Eggstravaganza 2017

Apr 15 - Apr 15 2017, 10:00 AM TO 1:00 PM

“The largest egg scavenger hunt on the beach with thousands of eggs!”

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OVERVIEW

Egg spoon races, hat contest, musical acts, dancers, special visit from Sir  easteregg3 Walter “Peter” Wabbit, make and take crafts, egg roll race, find special prize eggs to win: prizes, gift certificates, stuffed animals and more!

Hop on over to attend our Easter Eggstravaganza.

“Please bring your own Easter Basket for collecting eggs and prizes.”

This event has become an Outer Banks spring tradition held in the midst of the beautiful spring blooms featuring an egg scavenger hunt, photo opportunities, a homemade bake sale, egg roll on the Great Lawn, story time, educational crafts, games, music, an Easter bonnet and hat contest, and more kid-geared fun.

“The Gardens will open at 10am on this day for the Eggstravaganza.”

ADMISSION

Members/Friends: Free. Non- Members: With a paying adult one child will be admitted free; One Child (under 5) admitted free with each paying adult. For info or details, call 252-473-3234.

We are still planning for 2017. But most likely these same hoppy activities from 2016 will be back in store for 2017. Read below to see what may be planned for #EE2017

2016 SPONSORS

So hoppy to thank Pirates and Pixies for sponsoring our prize table! Also you will see prizes from East Carolina Radio and Duck’s Cottage Coffee & Books/Downtown Books!

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2016 VENDORS

Island Breeze

Club Violin

SPCA

OBX Sunset Slushy

Dare Education Foundation

Pirates and Pixies

Zoo to You the Petting Zoo

Tower Gardens

Outer Banks Visitors Bureau &  a Special Rabbit Friend

OBX Slow Rise Bread Company

Dunes of Dare Garden Club

2016 OUTER BANKS BUSINESSES

Come join the fun and have a chance to expose your business or non-profits to families on the Outer Banks.

The Gardens is looking for business and non-profits that would like to connect with the public. Come decorate a table in the Easter theme and share your message with over 1,000 guests. We will supply thousands of Easter eggs for the businesses to give out for an egg scavenger hunt. Compete to win a free rental of The Elizabethan Gardens good for up to a year. Prize goes to the winner of the best Easter decorated table

2016 EGGSTRAVAGANZA TIMELINE 

  • 10:00 a.m. Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt Begins
  • 10:30 a.m. Fiddle and Violin Time with Club Violin- on the Main Stage of the Great Lawn of the Gardens
  • 11:00 a.m. Storytime with Mother Goose –on the Main Stage of the Great Lawn of the Gardens
  • 11:30 p.m. Bonnet Contest/ Judging on the Main Stage- Best Booth – announcement on the Main Stage of the Great Lawn of the Gardens.
  • 11:30 a.m. Egg Races- on the Great Lawn of the Gardens.
  • 11:45 a.m. Musical Chair- Cupcake Walk- Grand – on the Great Lawn of the Gardens
  • 12:00 p.m. Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt Ends- Thanks for helping us crack all those eggs! Coloring Contest Winners are Announced- on the Main Stage of the Great Lawn of the Gardens
  • 1:00 p.m. Vendors and Concession Close- Have a fabulous Easter

 

Easter Eggstravaganza Gift Shoppe Sale

Apr 15 - Apr 16 2017, 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM

Come hop over to the Gift Shop and save up to 20% off all Easter related merchandise during this special sale. For info or details, call 252-473-3234.

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Daffodil Festival 2017

Apr 16 - Apr 16 2017, 10:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

We’ve planted thousands of Daffodils (or “Daffodilly” – as the Elizabethans would say) for this month-long celebration. Bloom peak and variety will vary depending on our ever-changing Outer Banks weather and Mother Nature. This budding celebration seeks to
provide inspirational displays and educational opportunities to encourage an appreciation of the art of gardening. For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit DaffLogo2016www.elizabethangardens.org.

 

Easter Eggstravaganza Gift Shoppe Sale

Apr 16 - Apr 17 2017, 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM

Come hop over to the Gift Shop and save up to 20% off all Easter related merchandise during this special sale. For info or details, call 252-473-3234.

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Daffodil Festival 2017

Apr 17 - Apr 17 2017, 10:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

We’ve planted thousands of Daffodils (or “Daffodilly” – as the Elizabethans would say) for this month-long celebration. Bloom peak and variety will vary depending on our ever-changing Outer Banks weather and Mother Nature. This budding celebration seeks to
provide inspirational displays and educational opportunities to encourage an appreciation of the art of gardening. For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit DaffLogo2016www.elizabethangardens.org.

 

Daffodil Festival 2017

Apr 18 - Apr 18 2017, 10:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

We’ve planted thousands of Daffodils (or “Daffodilly” – as the Elizabethans would say) for this month-long celebration. Bloom peak and variety will vary depending on our ever-changing Outer Banks weather and Mother Nature. This budding celebration seeks to
provide inspirational displays and educational opportunities to encourage an appreciation of the art of gardening. For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit DaffLogo2016www.elizabethangardens.org.

 

Daffodil Festival 2017

Apr 19 - Apr 19 2017, 10:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

We’ve planted thousands of Daffodils (or “Daffodilly” – as the Elizabethans would say) for this month-long celebration. Bloom peak and variety will vary depending on our ever-changing Outer Banks weather and Mother Nature. This budding celebration seeks to
provide inspirational displays and educational opportunities to encourage an appreciation of the art of gardening. For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit DaffLogo2016www.elizabethangardens.org.

 

Mosaic Planting I

Apr 19 - Apr 19 2017, 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

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10am-Noon

$15 for members. $30 for not-yet members.

Limited to 6 participants.

Mosaic gardening/planting is the method of creating a precise planting scheme to achieve a specific shape. The Elizabethan Gardens will be offering advanced workshops that will involve laying out the intricate design of summer annuals at our main garden entrance. These will be limited to six per workshop. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

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