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Usher in spring and Easter in Dallas-Fort Worth with some of these exciting activities that include presidential-style egg rolls, egg hunts and brunches. Easter is on April 20th this year and you will be sure to find many great events.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Nash Farm
Grapevine Parks and Recreation Department
626 Ball St.
Grapevine, TX 76051
(817) 410-3185
www.grapevinetexasusa.com 

Date: April 12, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Nash Farm is located in the heart of Grapevine and is a 5.2-acre park that is also an historical landmark. Thomas Nash built the house barn and cemetery in 1869 and the farm celebrates Texas prairie life. This free event will include thousands of colored eggs in the Easter egg hunt along with hay rides, bounce houses, face painting and more. Located next to the Grapevine Botanical Gardens, enjoy the weather and playgrounds nearby after the festivities.

Family Past Times: Egg Roll
Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park
1515 S. Harwood St.
Dallas, TX  75215-1273
(214) 421-5141
www.dallasheritagevillage.org 

Date: April 13, 2014 beginning at 1 p.m.If you have never rolled eggs on the White House lawn on Easter, you can come out to the Dallas Heritage Village on April 13 and roll the same eggs that kids used on the White House lawn. The first 100 kids get a goody bag full of historic items from the White House Easter egg roll courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. The entire village will be in bloom and kids can make a basket to put flowers in.Related: Best Party Rentals in DFW

Texas Sized Easter Celebration
Fort Worth Stockyards
130 E. Exchange Ave.
Fort Worth, TX  76164
(817) 625-9715
www.fortworthstockyards.org 

Date: April 19, 2014 from noon to 4 p.m.Enjoy the historic Fort Worth stockyards this Easter for this free family event. Beginning at noon sharp, kids can hunt for eggs. After the hunt, enjoy time with the Easter Bunny, face painting and balloon animals. Along the stockyards there’s also the daily cattle drive at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., so take in some Western action and see the longhorns as well. It’s definitely going to be a Texas-style Easter.

City of McKinney Easter Egg-Stravaganza
McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch
6375 Collin McKinney Parkway
McKinney, TX 75070
www.mckinneytexas.org 

Date: April 19, 2014 at 11 a.m.This annual free event kicks off with family activities at 11 a.m. and an Easter egg hunt begins at noon. Kids ages eight and under are welcome to hunt for 30,000 candy-filled eggs. Kids can also expect a visit from the Easter Bunny and take photos. Enjoy bounce houses and an Easter train with games and prizes. This event is put on by the McKinney Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department.Related: Best Day Trips for Families Around Dallas/Fort Worth

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
The Westin Stonebriar Resort
1549 Legacy Drive
Frisco, TX 75034
(972) 964-1600
www.johgriefsupport.org 

Date: April 12, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.This event is a fundraiser for the Journey of Hope Support Center that provides grief support for kids that have endured the loss of a loved one. At this annual breakfast, families will enjoy an elaborate Easter buffet at the Westin Stonebriar. There will also be an Easter egg hunt along with crafts. As part of the fundraiser, there will be a silent auction, raffle and goodie bags. The Easter Bunny will also be joining in on the event.

Easter in the Park in Southlake
North Park
200 E. Dove Road
Southlake, TX 76092
(817) 748-8019
www.cityofsouthlake.com 

Date: April 13, 2014 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.The sprawling complex of North Park includes benches, trails, athletic fields, playgrounds and more. The City of Southlake is holding its Easter celebration here with Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny and 25,000-plus Easter eggs. Take photos with Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny. There will also be crafts, inflatables, children’s entertainment, refreshments and more. Easter in the park is an annual event and gives us a chance to enjoy the spring weather.

Heather Buen is a social media and communications consultant as well as a mother of three that has lived in the Dallas-Fort Worth area for over ten years. She covers all things family and has experience as both a writer and single mom. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.