CANTON, GA (Mar. 13, 2023) – Cherokee Recreation and Parks will be hosting a variety of events to celebrate the Easter holiday.

“We’re excited to kick off the spring season hosting these Easter-themed events at these Cherokee Recreation and Parks locations,” said Cherokee County Recreation and Park Director Jay Worley. “We strive to provide a family-friendly destination where guests of all ages can enjoy our special events and a place where visitors can experience the very best of what Cherokee County has to offer.”

On Wednesday, March 29, Lewis Park will host a Hiking Scavenger Hunt starting at 6 p.m. The Easter-themed event, located at 200 East Bells Ferry Road in Woodstock, costs $10 per participant, and registration is open to March 27. Participants of all ages are welcome to hop through the trails of Lewis Park, but minors must be accompanied by an adult. To register, contact Adam Fussell at

For a unique twist on a traditional Easter Egg Hunt, Cherokee Veterans Park Playground, located at 7345 Cumming Highway in Canton, will host a Flashlight Egg Hunt on Friday, March 31, starting at 6 p.m. Attendees can explore the Kid Zone, make and take crafts, dance to music, and enjoy craft and food vendors while waiting for the Easter Bunny to arrive. Children can participate in an egg hunt separated by age group starting at 8:30 p.m. The event costs $10 per child, and cash is preferred. For more information, contact Jessica Ascenzo at or 770-501-8002.

Finally, the Cherokee County Aquatic Center, located at 1200 Wellstar Way in Canton, will host its annual Eggs-traordinary Extravaganza on Saturday, April 8. Children aged three and under can participate in an egg hunt on the lawn from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., while children aged four to 12 can participate in an underwater egg hunt. The event will include a bounce house, crafts, face painting, raffles and more. The cost is $15 per child and time slots must be reserved for the egg hunt at Attendees are encouraged to bring a camera to take pictures with the Easter Bunny.

All outdoor events are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather.

For more information on these events, please visit Cherokee Recreation and Parks’ website at


Located 30 miles north of downtown Atlanta, Cherokee County is part of the 11-county metro-Atlanta area. Cherokee County boasts a population of more than 279,000, according to the 2022 Atlanta Regional Commission population estimates. It is the one of the fastest growing counties in the metro region and its overall Board of Commissioners-controlled tax burden per capita is one of the lowest in the region. Cherokee County has world-class parks and recreational facilities, is a destination for corporate headquarters and is a great place to live, work and play. Cherokee County is the best of both worlds because it’s where “Metro Meets the Mountains.” Learn more at