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Columbia's Victorian Easter Celebration


Victorian Easter Parade 12:30 p.m. and Egg Hunts beginning at 12:00 p.m. Dress up in your Easter finery and be a part of Columbia’s Victorian Easter Parade, a Victorian Era promenade on Main Street in Columbia State Historic Park on Easter Sunday, April 1. Kids and pets welcome! Prizes will be awarded for fanciest Victorian hat, and best dressed couple, lasses and lads, groups, and pets. Registration begins at 11:00 a.m. in front of the Fallon Hotel, and the parade gets underway at 12:30 p.m. Children will enjoy Columbia's popular Easter Egg Hunts. The Small Fry Egg Search begins at 12:00 noon for ages 3 to 5. After the Easter Parade, the Junior Egg Poachers (ages 6 to 8) will try their luck at 1:00 p.m., and finally the Great Egg Scramblers (ages 9 to 12) at 1:30 p.m. Find the golden egg and receive a special prize! And be on the lookout for Thaddeus E. Hare (Columbia's version of the Easter Bunny) walking around town, handing out fresh carrots to the kids. Be certain to bring your Easter baskets! All events are free. Sponsored by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call 209-536-1672 or go to