Special Events

Special Events

Easter Bunny Arrival at Yankee Candle
Saturday, March 24, 2018, 10:00am - 05:00pm
 Contact ycvreception@yankeecandle.com

A Parade to Welcome the Easter Bunny!

Parade starts at 10am. During the parade, we will be handing out bunny ears and eggs filled with Jelly Belly jellybeans. Both are while supplies last.

The lineup includes:

  1. Police
  2. Shriners clowns
  3. Shriners cars and trikes
  4. UMass “Sam”
  5. Thunderbirds “Boomer”
  6. Black Rose Academy
  7. Springfield Kiltie Band
  8. Springfield Colleens
  9. Fire Truck
  10. Antique Fire Truck with EB

After the parade, stay for the activities:

  • Professional ice sculptor demo at 10:15
  • UMass Athletics—NE Market behind pews for Mountain Boys
  • Black Rose Academy of Irish Dance—Performances at 10:30 & 11:30
  • A Special Visit from the Springfield Colleens—10am – 11:30/12
  • Thunderbirds Mascot: “Boomer"—10–11am
  • UMass Athletics and team Mascot “Sam” the Minuteman—10am – 11:30/12
  • Magic Wings—11am–3pm
  • Free crafts—11am–1pm
  • Glitter tattoos—11am–1pm
  • Popper Target Challenge—1–3pm. All kids who participate will get entered to win a wax works certificate for a free make your own jar and dip your own critter. We will pick one winner.
  • Springfield Parade Committee—10am–11:30/12
  • Photos with the Easter Bunny—10:30am–4pm

All Day:

  • Egg Scavenger Hunt—Find the four eggs throughout the store and write down their locations—but please no touching!
  • Easter Bonnet—Help us welcome the Easter Bunny by wearing an Easter bonnet with all the frills on it. Random chances to win prizes throughout the day.
  • Jelly Bean Contest—Guess how many jellybeans are in the jar. The closest to guess without going over wins the jar of Jelly Bellys.
  • Raffles—We will have two kids' baskets (boy & girl themed) and a candle basket.
Location Yankee Candle Village
Call 877-636-7707 with any questions.