Easter Eggstravaganza

Roscoe pup 5Deer Park Parks and Recreation's annual Easter Eggstravaganza is an event you do not want to miss this spring. Hop on over to Dow Park on Saturday, April 1st, for a fun-filled Easter celebration! Join us for a morning of events, sidewalk chalk, rubber ducky races, and bunny bingo. Doors open at 9 am, and our egg hunt for those ages six months to 11 years old will begin at 10:30 am.

We hope that you are also making plans to attend this year's annual Pooch Hunt on April 1st at 2 pm at Ella and Friends Dog Park located at 500 W. Thirteenth St.  Bring your furry best friend on a leash to hunt pooch-friendly eggs free of charge! There will be tons of prizes for those canines who are good enough to sniff out the prize eggs.  We invite all canine breeds from Bloodhounds to Chihuahuas. Hope to see you there! Registration is not required. 

Egg Hunt

  • Date: Saturday, April 1st
  • Location:  Dow Park
  • Egg Hunt Time: 10:30 am SHARP
  •  Age groups are
    • 6 months - 2 years
    • 3 years – 5 years
    • 6 years – 9 years
    • 10 years – 11 years

Parents will only be able to assist the age group 6 months to 2 years.  No parental interference would be allowed in the other age groups.  All age groups will hunt simultaneously. 

Art Park Players Reaction group will host games, dancing and prizes under the Pavillion from 11 am - 12 pm.


$6 per wristband

Pooch Hunt

We will also be hosting the annual Pooch Hunt at Ella and Friends Dog Park! 

  • 2 pm sharp!
  • Saturday, April 1st
  • Only 1 person per dog may participate.  All others must remain outside of the dog park fence.
  • Hunt hundreds of eggs with your dog.
  • All dogs must remain on a leash during the event
  • Free.  Just show up.
  • In case of rain, the event will be moved indoors at the Jimmy Burke Activity Center.
  • Bring a bag to collect the eggs for your pooch.
  • Some eggs will have a certificate for a prize.  One prize per dog, please.
  • Easter Bunny will be on hand to take pictures with your camera.