Emily McLean lifts up three-year-old Colt Arthur so he can grab an egg in a tree at Circle Drive Park during Prizes in the Park hosted by Southside Church on Saturday, April 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Emily McLean lifts up three-year-old Colt Arthur so he can grab an egg in a tree at Circle Drive Park during Prizes in the Park hosted by Southside Church on Saturday, April 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: People hop to outdoor Easter events in Chilliwack

Pop-up cookie shop, city-wide Easter egg hunt and festive drive-thru farm event took place Saturday

Chilliwack was hopping with fun on Saturday as folks took in a handful of outdoor Easter events around town.

Thousands took part in two different events on April 3 hosted by Southside Church. The egg hunts were for both kids and adults and were widespread throughout the city in various parks.

For kids aged 11 and younger, there was Prizes in the Park – an egg-hunt event which took place at six parks in Sardis with activities, goodies and prize draws at each location.

Late on Good Friday (April 2) people from Southside Church snuck out and hid 10 shiny Easter eggs for its Join The Hunt event on April 3. The city-wide egg hunt saw thousands of older kids and adults searching for the eggs. Within the first hour, eight of the golden easter eggs had been found, said Breanna Murphy with Southside Church.

There was $5,000 in prizes to be won in Join The Hunt.

Greyson Arthur, 7, tries to lift up three-year-old Colt to get an egg hidden in a tree at Circle Drive Park during Prizes in the Park hosted by Southside Church on Saturday, April 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Greyson Arthur, 7, tries to lift up three-year-old Colt to get an egg hidden in a tree at Circle Drive Park during Prizes in the Park hosted by Southside Church on Saturday, April 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Ezra Van Ek-Veenstra, 8, keeps his eyes on an egg as he takes part in an egg-and-spoon race at Circle Drive Park during Prizes in the Park hosted by Southside Church on Saturday, April 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Ezra Van Ek-Veenstra, 8, keeps his eyes on an egg as he takes part in an egg-and-spoon race at Circle Drive Park during Prizes in the Park hosted by Southside Church on Saturday, April 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Over at the Chilliwack Corn Maze and Pumpkin Farm, the site was turned into a drive-thru experience with Easter on the Farm. People cruised through the farm and were handed treats and toys as they waved at the Easter bunny and snapped photos of farm animals from their vehicles.

Tara Siemens, 7, smiles and mom, Katrina Siemens snaps a photo as the Easter bunny walks past vehicles during ‘Easter On The Farm - A Drive Through Experience’ at the Chilliwack Corn Maze and Pumpkin Farm on Saturday, April 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Tara Siemens, 7, smiles and mom, Katrina Siemens snaps a photo as the Easter bunny walks past vehicles during ‘Easter On The Farm - A Drive Through Experience’ at the Chilliwack Corn Maze and Pumpkin Farm on Saturday, April 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

The Easter bunny walks past vehicles during ‘Easter On The Farm - A Drive Through Experience’ at the Chilliwack Corn Maze and Pumpkin Farm on Saturday, April 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

The Easter bunny walks past vehicles during ‘Easter On The Farm - A Drive Through Experience’ at the Chilliwack Corn Maze and Pumpkin Farm on Saturday, April 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

One-week-old lambs have a rest as people in vehicles drive by to look at them during ‘Easter On The Farm - A Drive Through Experience’ at the Chilliwack Corn Maze and Pumpkin Farm on Saturday, April 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

One-week-old lambs have a rest as people in vehicles drive by to look at them during ‘Easter On The Farm - A Drive Through Experience’ at the Chilliwack Corn Maze and Pumpkin Farm on Saturday, April 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

One local baker set up a pop-up cookie shop outside her home on Fairfield Drive that day as well.

Amy Tsang, who owns cookie business Sprinkles With Love, sold her home-baked and hand-decorated Easter treats from her front stoop as her resident baby bunnies, Hazel and Olivia, hopped around in an outdoor enclosure on the front lawn and munched grass.

Amy Tsang (left) packages up an order for a customer during her Easter hand-decorated cookie pop-up shop on Fairfield Road on Saturday, April 3, 2021. Tsang’s business is called Sprinkles With Love. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Amy Tsang (left) packages up an order for a customer during her Easter hand-decorated cookie pop-up shop on Fairfield Road on Saturday, April 3, 2021. Tsang’s business is called Sprinkles With Love. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Nine-week-old bunnies, Hazel and Olivia, munch grass as people buy treats during an Easter hand-decorated cookie pop-up shop on Fairfield Road on Saturday, April 3, 2021. The event was put on by Amy Tsang of Sprinkle With Love. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Nine-week-old bunnies, Hazel and Olivia, munch grass as people buy treats during an Easter hand-decorated cookie pop-up shop on Fairfield Road on Saturday, April 3, 2021. The event was put on by Amy Tsang of Sprinkle With Love. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

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