LARGE CROWD Parents helped young children gather Easter eggs from a section of Memorial Park. The festival was attended by hundreds of children and their parents.

Children gather for Easter festival

Remax Orchard Country in Summerland held the third annual Remax Easter Egg-stravaganza on Saturday

Hundreds of children and their parents gathered in Summerland’s Memorial Park on Saturday morning for the third annual Remax Easter Egg-stravaganza.

“We’ve got a lot going on,” said Julia Monforton, organizer of the festival.

Some of the activities included a children’s colouring contest, a bouncy castle, a rock climbing wall, face painting, tours of the fire truck and more.

“It’s a lot of fun and we really enjoy putting it on,” Monforton said.

 

GATHERING EGGS Emma and Parker Rose, both three years old, show the eggs they collected during the Easter egg hunt.

MASCOTS The Easter Bunny and the Remax mascot were both present in Memorial Park to greet children.

IN THE FIRE TRUCK Steven Almas, left, shows Elijah Morgan, three and Noah Morgan, eight around the inside of a fire truck.

CLIMBING WALL Logan Paseska, eight years old, tries out the rock climbing wall.

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