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Dillsboro Easter Hat Parade

04/03/2021 - 2:00pm
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This charming Dillsboro tradition, that takes place the Saturday before Easter, showcases a variety of quirky and colorful hats atop people (and pets) of all ages. BYOH or fashion one there from 10:00 am1:30 pm at Dogwood Crafters on Webster Street.  With plenty of open air fun, you'll have the chance to meet the Easter Bunny and compete in an old-fashioned Egg hunt at noon. Registration for the parade begins at 11 am, and the parade starts from Dillsboro Town Hall at 2:00 pm. Antique cars from the Old Timers Model A Club lead the parade. 

Plenty of prizes are are announced after the Parade. Ribbons are given for the Prettiest, Funniest, Largest, Smallest, Most Unusual, Most Easter-like, Best Smelling, Cutest, Most Outrageous, Best In Show, and "Poofiest" hats among other unusual categories. There is even a ribbon awarded to the Best Animal in Show!