Families gather to pick up thousands of Easter eggs dropped from helicopter

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)– Easter egg seekers gathered to pick up nearly 16-thousand eggs Saturday.

Turning Point Church hosted the fun event for the kiddos at Bernalillo High School.

Their creative approach to this massive egg hunt started with a helicopter drop of thousands of eggs.

Kids and parents say they certainly enjoyed the fun.

The event even included helicopter rides and pictures with the Easter Bunny.