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    Name: 67th Annual Easter Sunrise Service
    Date: April 9, 2023
    Time: 5:30 AM - 7:30 AM EDT
    Event Description:
    Celebrate Easter with song, scripture and spiritual music as a spectacular sunrise ascends over Lake Lure. Chimney Rock’s nondenominational Easter Sunrise Service has become a legendary event in western North Carolina. The event is free but reservations are required. Schedule: 5:30 – 6:15 am – Gates open for visitors with a reserved parking pass 6:15 am – Gates close for admittance 6:45 – 7:15am – Easter Sunrise Service The trails will open following the service. If you are hungry, we will be serving an early breakfast immediately after the service at the Old Rock Café near the entrance of the Park. Please Note: The parking is limited, so attendees will be required to reserve a parking pass in advance in order to attend the service. The parking pass is complimentary and will be available on our website starting on March 1st, 2023. Carpooling is recommended. Vehicles can be no larger than a 16-passenger van.
    Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park
    Date/Time Information:
    4/9/2023 Gates open at 5:30am for admission.
    Contact Information:
    Free, but advance registration is required.
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