|Posing with a bunny at last year's EGGstravaganza|
Bring your kids and baskets to the 11th Annual Spring EGGstravaganza at Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve on Saturday, April 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.The event features continuous egg hunts for children up to age 8. Egg hunts are staged at two zones: one for small children and another for kids from ages 4 to 8. There will also be games, carnival rides, a pony ride, a petting zoo, inflatables, face painting and crafts. Primo the DJ will entertain with music and games.
Parking is $5 per vehicle. Tickets for rides and activities will be sold for 50 cents each. Egg hunt wrist bands are also 50 cents apiece.
Last year, more than 8,000 people attended the event, including 2,700 children who scrambled for treats at 40 egg hunts. EGGstravaganza is co-sponsored by the city of Santee and the Padre Dam Municipal Water District, which operates the 190-acre preserve.
The preserve is located at 9210 Fanita Parkway in Santee. Call the event hotline at (619) 258-4100 ext. 201 for more information.