Plenty of egg hunting opportunities in Grant County

By on Thursday, March 28th, 2024 in Eastern/Southeast Oregon News More Top Stories

GRANT COUNTY – Easter egg season is upon us! All sorts of different, brightly colored eggs; some hard-boiled, some plastic, and all worthy of being searched for, are being hidden by the Easter Bunny and his helpers. Here’s a quick look at the egg hunts around Grant County this weekend:


  • The Blue Mountain Care Center in Prairie City will hold their egg hunt beginning at 2 p.m. at 112 E 5th Street in Prairie City.
  • The John Day Fire Department will hold their egg coloring event between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the John Day Fire Hall.


  • The egg hunt in Mt. Vernon will begin at 10 a.m. at the Mt. Vernon City Park.
  • The Dayville egg hunt will begin around 10:15 a.m., following the Bunny Hop at the Dayville City Park.
  • John Day Elks Lodge’s Easter Egg Hunt will be at the 7th Street Park in John Day beginning at 11 a.m.
  • The John Day Fire Department’s egg hunt will begin with burgers and hotdogs at Grant Union High School at 11 a.m., with the egg search beginning at 12 p.m.

Of course, the KJDY/News102 Easter Egg Contest will soon be underway, as well! An egg worth hundreds of dollars in prizes will be hidden on public land within Grant County. No climbing or digging will be required to recover the egg. Tune into 94.5 KJDY and News102 (102.7FM) for further contest details.

Find a photo of last year’s winners, Lacey Wheeler and her mother Patty Powell, below: