Grab your hat and join in the fun during Dillsboro’s delightfully unpretentious annual Easter Hat Parade!Come at 10:30 am to make a hat (Dogwood Crafters on Webster Street) – or bring your own! Meet the Easter Bunny. Egg hunts begin on Webster Street, every half hour by age group beginning at 10:00 am. Free registration begins at 11 am. Parade starts from Dillsboro Town Hall at 2:00 pm. Antique cars from the Old Timers Model A Club lead 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!