Easter Egg Roll 11 a.m.

Sat. Apr 3, 2021 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
All Ages
Price: Free
All Ages
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Price: Free
All Ages
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Kids are invited to an afternoon of fun on Saturday, April 3, at the annual Hayes Easter Egg Roll, which replicates the White House Easter Egg Roll that Rutherford B. Hayes started when he was president.

This Easter tradition will look a little different this year with additional safety protocols and some traditional and modified activities to keep participants safe during the pandemic.

Three one-hour sessions of activities will be offered on the Hayes Home lawn for kids ages 3 to 10.

The event is free. All attendees over the age of 3 must reserve a free ticket in order for Hayes Presidential to limit crowd size. You do not need to reserve a ticket for kids younger than 2. 

Kids are asked to bring three hard-boiled, colored eggs to use in the traditional egg games, which will take place on the Hayes Home lawn. These are the same games played at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.

Kids ages 3 to 10 can bring a pre-decorated egg to enter in the decorated egg contest.

The Easter Bunny will make an appearance and be available to take photos with kids. Activity stations will be set up on the grounds and distanced at least 8 feet apart. Activities include a scavenger hunt, story reading, a craft and corn hole toss.

Attendees must wear face-coverings unless they have an accepted exemption to the state of Ohio’s mask mandate, and keep at least 6 feet of distance between their household group and other visitors. In between sessions, Hayes Presidential staff and volunteers will wipe down surfaces and allow the lawn to be cleared before the next group arrives.

The egg roll is sponsored by Roots Poultry and Welly’s Horseradish. Additional funding by Fremont ACE Hardware.

In the event of inclement weather, the event will be canceled. Although Hayes Presidential has moved it inside during bad weather in past years, it cannot do that this year and maintain necessary physical distancing.

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Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums Spiegel Grove
Fremont, OH 43420