"It's nice to celebrate and you can have egg hunts, and also the Easter Bunny comes", Hope added.
Victoria Bravo brought her son, Christian Bravo, 5, to the egg hunt for the first time. The event was first held in 1878. By the end of several rounds of stampeding children, plastic grocery bags, wicker Easter baskets and plastic buckets overflowed with little plastic eggs and candy - a satisfied and victorious face on each child. "We're going to have an egg hunt and fun for the kids and mainly to meet the community".
A jackpot egg worth $5000 and five other golden eggs worth $1000 each will also be up for grabs for alpine sleuths. The Easter Bunny himself was there to meet the kids and pose for pictures with them.
Terry King, the manager of Outtakes, said no one's too old to participate in an Easter egg hunt.
"It's kind of cool how the community comes together, and if there's a need, they just fill it", she said.
The kids went searching for the sound of beeping eggs, which allowed them to experience an Easter Egg Hunt in a whole new way.
An Easter egg hunt that includes children with disabilities took place today at the Sioux Empire Fairgrounds.
The big victor of the day was little Quinn Thomas, just two years old.
Children with special needs (12 and under) and their siblings can enjoy this special Easter Egg Hunt hosted by.the Wichita East/Southeast Lions Club and The Arc of Sedgwick County on Saturday.
"We wanted to provide the students with a fun activity while being able to win cool rewards and prizes", Holt said.
"I get to get eggs and a prize", said Charlotte Morris.
May children enjoyed telling WITN's CB Cotton what they love about Easter and hunting eggs.
The free event will run from 10 a.m.to noon at Gantry Park and from 2 to 3:30 p.m.at Queensbridge Park, and will have live music and games in addition to the Easter Egg Hunt, Bazacas said.