Find Easter Celebrations Near You in Onslow!

It’s the hoppiest of holidays in Onslow County – Easter! We love seeing families dressed up for Easter Sunday, enjoying this beautiful weather in Eastern North Carolina and hunting for eggs. Where will you be celebrating Easter in Onslow? Here are the Easter Egg Hunts and Spring Celebrations closest to you.


Easter Events


Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt – Bring your flashlights to the Northeast Creek Park in Jacksonville on March 18th for the ultimate egg hunting challenge. Children ages 8-12 can hunt through the park to find Easter eggs in the dark. Registration starts at 7 pm, and the hunt is on at 8 pm!

Eggstravaganza – On March 19th, bring the whole family to Jacksonville Commons, where egg hunts, games, and crafts begin at 11am on the Rotary Youth Ballfields. Bring your own basket for the Egg Hunt at 12pm, and pose for a picture with the Easter Bunny!

Spring Festival & Egg Hunt – Jacksonville’s favorite food vendors are coming to the Onslow Pines Park for a delicious celebration! Visit the park from 10am to 4pm on March 26th for crafts, egg decorating, and a visit from the Easter Bunny.


Easter Egg-stravaganza – The hunt is on March 19th at 10am! Bring your own basket to the egg hunts for kids of all ages, including separate hunts for 2 and under, 3-5, 6-9, and 10-12 year olds. Snacks and refreshments will be available at the Swansboro Recreation Center, and don’t forget to stick around for an appearance by the Easter Bunny!

Easter Egg Hunt – This year, the beach is the place to be to celebrate Easter. Visit Hammocks Beach State Park on March 27th from 2-3:30pm for a family-friendly egg hunt on the waterfront!


Easter Egg Hunt – On March 18th, Richlands Steed Park is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt for kids up to 12 years old. Bring your own basket and score some treats!

The Easter Bunny will be busy hopping around and making numerous appearances in Onslow County, so get the family ready and perfect your egg hunting skills. To find an Easter event near you, visit www.onlyinonslow.com.

Onslow County Tourism

Onslow County Tourism

As one of North Carolina’s oldest counties, Onslow County reflects a rich and varied history.  It’s also the proud home of the Marines of Camp Lejeune, New River Air Station, Camp Johnson and Camp Geiger.

The county has been graced with an extraordinary natural beauty: over 30 miles of wide, unspoiled beaches, waters teeming with an abundance of marine life, forests filled with wildlife, and rich farmland to harvest.

Today, you can explore everything from military and historic monuments to beautiful waterways and beaches to friendly spots to eat and play.