The Easter Bunny is on her way and she’s bringing tons of egg hunts and fun activities to fill your weekend with. If your crew likes music, dancing, making art or feasting on pancakes—then there’s something to make this holiday weekend just right. Read on to find out everything you need to know about the best activities and events for your family.

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SW Portland

Move and Groove to Micah & Me Music Show
The Micah & Me Children’s Music show is a dance party for toddlers starring their biggest fans, At-Home Dads! Micah & Me believe in the importance of music and dance for children 0-7 and the young at heart. They connect youngsters of all ages with live fun filled music. Micah & Me are outstanding performers, who bring fun, high-energy, and great music to every show! Fri. Event Details.

Experience Culture Day
Experience traditional lifeways of the tribes of the NW Oregon. Presentations and Tribal Blessings by Grand Ronde tribal member. Tribal representatives share demonstrations, cooking of salmon and lamprey, carving and basketry. Sat. Event Details.

Don’t Miss Alpenrose Dairy 55th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Alpenrose Dairy will be hosting their 55th annual Easter Egg Hunt. Hundreds of chocolate eggs will be hidden across the grounds, and kids can redeem sticker wrapped eggs at the prize booth for a special treat. Plus, the world-famous Easter Bunny will be on-site to meet all egg-hunters and take pictures. Sat. Event Details.


SE Portland

Attend the Parent and Child Open Studio
Vibe is excited to introduce this new Parent and Child Open Studio! In the vein of the popular Music Together classes, they are starting a series of Open Studios for the youngest creatives and their parents or care givers.  During this open studio, children can experiment and play with a variety of quality art materials, tools and processes to get creative in the beautiful art studio. Fri., Sat. & Sun. Event Details.

Visit the Portland Camp Fair
Learn about  camps in Portland and meet local program coordinators and directors at the Portland Camp Fair. Each camp offers activities based on their theme. Optional activities include: outdoor skills, fire with no matches, camouflage and natural fiber rope. Face painting, pirate games,  fiber arts, basket making, woodcarving and archery at the indoor archery range is included. Sat. Event Details.

Attend the Parent and Child Open Studio
Vibe is excited to introduce this new Parent and Child Open Studio! In the vein of the popular Music Together classes, they are starting a series of Open Studios for the youngest creatives and their parents or care givers.  During this open studio, children can experiment and play with a variety of quality art materials, tools and processes to get creative in the beautiful art studio. Sat. Event Details.

NE Portland

Join The Golden Easter Egg Hunt
Glendoveer Golf and Tennis to host fourth annual “Golden Easter Egg Hunt,” a free community event. Children will be allowed to search a section of the golf course collecting candy and Easter Eggs (number of eggs per child based on attendance). The event will be divided into appropriate age groups and sectioned off accordingly. Golden eggs with vouchers for special prizes inside will be hidden inside some of the eggs. Participants are encouraged to bring canned food donations to support the Oregon Food Bank, the benefiting sponsor of the event.

Following the hunt, there will be various activities including a 22ft inflatable slide from Bouncin’ Bins party rentals, a demonstration from Sunrise Taekwondo, and The First Tee will also be on-site hosting various putting and chipping games. There will also be the opportunity for participants to take pictures with the Easter Bunny. Sun. Event Details.

Head to Easter Egg Wonderland
Get your bunnies over to the Easter Wonderland. The event is full of eggs hunts, family photo-fun, and prize giveaways. Don’t miss this Easter Celebration of Life in Color! Sun. Event Details.

Tigard

Attend Easter Egg Hunt & Pics with the Easter Bunny!!
Hop on over to this fun Easter event. It includes an Easter egg hunt that starts right at 10:30 a.m., and photos with the Easter Bunny. Event is designed for kids 7 years and younger and it’s guaranteed to be a hopping good time! Sat. Event Details.

Cedar Hills

Check Out Cedar Hills Artisan Bazaar, Pancake Breakfast & Spring Egg Hunts
Head to the Cedar Hills Rec. Center for our fifth annual Artisan Bazaar, Spring Egg Hunt & Pancake Breakfast.Join more than 35 vendors for a fun morning of shopping in the gymnasium. The eclectic list of vendors includes PJ, a wooden toy maker; a collection of jewelers, including Santa Fe Rose; and the most popular vendor, Secret Dragon Collectibles, with glow-in-the-dark dragons, two- headed dragons, and other great gifts.

The annual hunt accommodates all age groups with plenty of treasures worth hunting for. Enrollment is $7/child; pre-registration is required. Refuel with the All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast where master pancake griller Peter Bledsoe, will be flipping pancakes for hundreds of pancake eaters! Sat. Event Details.

What is your family’s favorite Easter weekend activity? Share it with us in the comments below.
—Annette Benedetti