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NC High Country Easter 2022 Guide

NC High Country Easter 2022 Guide

Spending Easter in the NC High Country can be a real treat.  You can enjoy the first signs of spring.  The crocus and daffodils will be popping up and the birds will be chirping and hopping about.  Bring your family up and make a memorable weekend.  Here is a list of Easter events and dining opportunities in Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk and West Jefferson North Carolina:



  • Field of Dreams Egg Dash
    April 7, 5:30pm, Watauga County Recreation Center and Ballfields
    Ages 0-12! 
    0-4 years Tot Lot Field 5:30 p.m.
    5-7 years Complex 2 Field 5:50 p.m.
    8-12 years Complex 3 Field 6 p.m.

  • Sparta Great Egg-venture!
    April 9, 9-11am, Main Street
    Eggs will be hidden on Main Street. Once you find 10 eggs, return to Sparta UMC to trade them in for a goody bag full of Easter treats! *Park at Sparta UMC to start the hunt


  • Boone NC Easter Egg Hunt
    April 9, 10-2pm
    Watauga County Public Library Storytime and Alphabet Hunt, crafts and Easter Bunny- 10-11:30
    Daniel Boone Native Gardens Egg Hunt- Ages 9 & under- 12pm
    Hickory Ridge Homestead Egg Hunt- Ages 10 & up- 12:30pm


  • Blowing Rock NC Easter Egg Hunt
    April 9, 10am, Memorial Park
    Enjoy an Easter egg hunt in the park and an appearance from the Easter Bunny!


  • Banner Elk Easter Event
    April 9, 11-1pm, Tate Evans Park
    Egg hunts (one for younger kids and one for older kids).  This will be a morning filled with fun and entertainment! There will be a magician, a free scoop of ice cream for kids from BE Scooped, and a bonus Egg Hunt! The event will take place in the Tate-Evans Town Park. The event will be canceled in the event of inclement weather. Check Facebook and website homepage for weather updates.

  • Sparta Egg-cellent Hunt
    April 16, 11am-1pm, Crouse Park
    Enjoy Fun & Games, and photos with the Easter Bunny!


  • Beech Mountain NC Hoppy Easter Party
    April 16, 10-12pm, Buckeye Recreation Center
    Held outdoors rain or shine. Easter crafts and games, egg hunt begins at 11am. Questions? Call 828-387-3003.


  • Helicopter Egg Drop
    April 15-16, 10am-5pm, Alpha & Omega Corn Maze, Hamptonville
    More than 30,000 plastic eggs will fall out of the sky. Hi tech helicopters will be offering helicopter rides between drop times at an additional fee. Our very own Thumper the Easter Bunny will join us for pictures with the children. Explore this 20-acre agritourism complex with the farm consisting of: Helicopter Egg Hunt, (4 drop times for your convenience ), Corn Cob Express, Corn Box, Picnic Pavilion, See Saws, Tug of War, Animal Acres, Pipe World, Bounce Pillow, Corn Hole, Hayride, Local Vendors, Photo Opportunities & much more. We have an on site restaurant serving a delicious breakfast & lunch menu. Breakfast items include our famous bunny pancakes, sausage biscuits, soft drinks, coffee, and hot chocolate. For lunch we will be serving our famous burgers along with our traditional corn maze menu. Indoor restroom facilities are on site. Gates open at 8 AM.  There will be 4 egg drops each day: 9am, 11am, 1pm & 3pm. Cost for the event is $12.00. Food is priced separately.
    Children 2 and under are free. Reserve HERE


  • Easter Brunch
    April 17, 11:30-3pm, Chetola Resort, Blowing Rock
    Reservations required.  See details HERE



Now that the weather is warming up, area attractions are coming out of hibernation!  Here is a list of High Country Attractions that reopen in time for Easter!

  • High Gravity Adventures Aerial Adventure Park: March 14 (closed Tues & Thurs)
  • Sky Valley Zip Tours: March 18
  • Emerald Village: April 1
  • Linville Falls Campground: April 1
  • Price Lake Boat Rentals: April 1 (weekends only)
  • Wahoo's Adventures: April 1
  • Parkway Craft Center: April 15 (open Wed- Sun)
  • Zaloo's Canoes: April 16
  • Horn in the West: April 19
  • Orchard at Altapass: May 7
  • High Mountain Expeditions: May 14
  • Price & Doughton Park Campgrounds: May 27