Celebration Among the Oaks to be Held April 4


Annual spring celebration features Easter Bunny, egg hunt and more


Save the date for the Town of Oakland’s Annual spring festival, Celebration Among the Oaks!

The 6th annual event will be held from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 4 at the Town Center.


Free photos with the Easter Bunny will take place on the porch of the Oakland Meeting Hall, 221 N. Arrington St., between 10 and 11:45 a.m.

At noon, the Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by The Lakeside Church, will begin at VanderLey Park. The hunt will kick off with infants through four-year olds at noon, followed by kids ages five through 12 at 12:20 p.m. Parents should plan to have their children in place at least five minutes prior to start time. Children will have a chance to find coveted Golden Eggs, which can be turned in for high-value items.

Additionally, the family-friendly event will feature bounce houses, balloon artist, face painter, petting zoo, Soul Haven Ranch horse-drawn carriage tours, pet adoptions, games, Orange County Fire Rescue fire truck, food and dessert trucks, music and more. Entry to the festival is free; however some special activities incur a nominal cost.

Event activity sponsorship opportunities are available for local businesses, non-profits and community leaders by contacting Special Initiatives Coordinator Pamela Stewart at (407) 656-1117, x2112 or pstewart@oaklandfl.gov. Details can be found at www.oaklandfl.gov.