April 22nd, 2023
Aviano Air Base
It's time to unthaw and welcome in the season of warmth, sunshine & growth! Put a spring in your step and hop on down to this year's magical Spring into Spring event!
The main event is FREE to attend for those with base access! Spring into Spring 2023 will be full of activities, including a Caterpillar Rollercoaster, Craft Market, Yarn Art Contest, Flower Giveaway, Luna Park w/ Balloon Animals & Giant Game Arena, Food Booths, Drinks, and MORE!
It is open to all with base-access, including ITAF and Local Nationals! Local national DBIDS passes have been extended to include Saturday, April 22nd. This is not an IAR but includes access for the
-Person identified on the back of DBIDS ID
-Children of the DBIDS holder (under 18 years--must be their own children)
Sign up is not required to attend the event, all LNs attending will need to fill out the "Declaration of Liability for Minors" to bring to Gate 9 on event day along with IDs for each person, including children. Without IDs and the completed Declaration form, personnel will be rejected from accessing the base and directed to turn around.
Spring into Spring 2023 Events
Check out all these exciting activities happening as part of this year's Spring into Spring event!
Spring into Spring Main Event
This year's Spring into Spring will be filled to the brim with attractions, activities, contests & entertainment.
Mark your calendars for this fun event that will include a Caterpillar Rollercoaster, Drinks from LBV, Flower Giveaway, Face Painting, Gelato, Luna Park with Balloon Animals & Giant Game Area, AYP Chalk Zone, Private Org Food Booths, and more!
If you're feeling creative, don't forget to stop by Arts & Crafts by April 8th to register for the Base-Wide Yarn Art Tree Decorating Contest! All submissions will be displayed during Spring into Spring, and winners for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place will be announced!
Youth Easter Egg Hunt
Join us on Thursday, April 6th for AYP's annual Easter Egg Hunt at Freedom Park! This egg-normous event will feature an appearance by the Easter Bunny, golden eggs, and prizes! The event is free and sign-up is not required.
The hunt will be broken down into age groups to ensure all your kiddos have a great time! Times will be staggered so parents with children spanning multiple groups can attend each egg hunt.
Ages 0-3: 4 - 4:15PM on Field 5
Ages 4-7: 4:15 - 4:30PM on Field 3
Ages 8-12: 4:30 - 4:45PM on Field 1
Please consider donating candy to help make this event as big as possible! Candy donation bins will be in the BX/Commissary Mall.
Beers & Bunnies
Don't miss out on LBV's adults-only Easter Egg Hunt - Beers & Bunnies! Register for your spot by April 4th by calling LBV at 0434-30-4303; event is on Thursday, April 6th at 6PM.
Each ticket includes access to the egg hunt, a delicious breakfast-for-dinner buffet, and a special LBV beer bunny t-shirt. Each egg will contain fun prizes, and golden eggs can be exchanged for special prizes at the bar!
Tickets: $30 for Club Members / $35 for Non-Members. 18+ only
Hop on down to LBV on Sunday, April 9th for their famous Easter Brunch! Reservations are required by Tuesday, April 4th. $30 for Club Members, $35 for Non-Members. Call LBV at 0434-30-4303.
The Brunch will offer two seatings - one at 10AM and another at 12PM. The delicious menu will feature French Toast, Scrambled Eggs, Eggs Benedict, Bacon, Salmon with Dill Beurre Blanc, Ham, Lamb, Potatoes & a Salad Bar. And save room for dessert! We'll be offering Pumpkin Cheesecake, Chocolate Cake, Cobbler & Pastries.
We will also have a very special visit from the Easter Bunny for pictures! Please note photo opportunities are only available for those with reservations at the Easter Brunch.
Hover over the (+) to view more information for each event!
Looking to Volunteer during Spring into Spring?
Check out the various volunteer opportunities for Spring into Spring and sign up for a spot below!
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