City of Thornton News Release Logo For Immediate Release:   4/4/2022
Contact: Thornton Recreation Coordinator
Jennie Cristoffel, 720-977-5916

Thornton Eggcessible Egg Scramble
Saturday, April 16, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

THORNTON, CO… Kids can celebrate the season with a day of springtime fun featuring egg-and-candy collecting. The event also features live entertainment, food trucks, and a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Bunny. The fun begins Saturday, April 16, at Thornton Community Park, York Street and Thornton Parkway, and features a traditional egg scramble with eggs and candy, and an adaptive and inclusive egg scramble for youth with diverse needs and abilities. 

The event is divided into these age groups:

  • 9 a.m.:  walking-2 years (Adult on-the-field participation is limited to this age group.)

  • 10 a.m.: 3-4 years

  • 11 a.m.: 5-6 years

  • 12 p.m.: 7-9 years 

The Adaptive and Inclusive events feature a packed dirt surface and sensorimotor adaptations. Each youth may be accompanied by one adult while on the event field.

  • 9 a.m.: walking-4 years

  • 11 a.m.: 5+ years

For more information about the Adaptive and Inclusive portion call 720-977-5702. 

For ages 10-17, there will be a Flashlight Egg Hunt and a Nerf Dart Arena from 1-4 p.m. inside the Thornton Community Center, 2211 Eppinger Blvd. 

All participants should bring their own basket. Parking is limited. For more information call 720-977-5916 or visit