Easter Weekend Celebrations in Baker County Oregon

Easter Egg Hunts, Kids Rodeo, and a Star Party on the Oregon Trail.  Easter Weekend in Baker County Oregon is full of family friendly festivities.

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3 Easter Egg Hunts:  Saturday April 15th 

Baker City

Always the Saturday before Easter this community Easter egg hunt in Baker City’s historic Geiser Pollman Park is a whirlwind of excitement with hundreds of kids collecting Easter eggs and prizes in the park.  6944993628_3f4dd16a5e_z

Families gather starting at 9:30 and when the horn blows at 10 a.m. its an egg hunting frenzy.

 

Halfway

Slightly less crowded, but just as much fun the Halfway Easter Egg Hunt at Lions Park

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starts at 10 a.m and is a great way to start your Easter Saturday in the charming small town of Halfway

 

Richland 

The small town of Richland also hosts an afternoon Easter Egg Hunt

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at Baker County’s  Hewitt Park along the banks of the Brownlee reservoir starting at 1 p.m.

 

Kids Rodeo 

The 17th annual Shriner’s Children’s Rodeo hosted by the Baker City Shriners immediately following the Baker City Easter Egg hunt.  

6945025782_0f378d3e81_zThis annual children’s rodeo at the Baker County Fairgrounds, is the perfect event for young wannabe cowboys and cowgirls.

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Family friendly festivities include sack races, stick horse races, roping cow-bales, and mutton busting. For more information call 541-523-3506 or email Shasta1952@msn.com

Children FREE, Adults $5 and proceeds benefit the Portland Shriners Hospital 

Star Party on the Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail Interpretive Center is partnering with Baker County Library and OMSI for a night of star gazing. This event is completely free and will begin at 8PM and goes until midnight.

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Come on out and discover the wonder of the night sky using some amazing high-power telescopes!!! For any additional information or questions please visit http://www.bakerlib.org/ or www.trailtenders.org/events

Star Party at the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center