Along with the arrival of spring, comes a plethora of Easter egg hunts. But how do you know which ones are best for your family? We’ve rounded up 30 of our favorite egg hunts and dished on the egg-stras. So grab your baskets, round up your Cadbury Egg-loving munchkins and hop over to one (or more!) of these egg-citing egg hunts.
photo: Cedar Hills Recreation Center
West Seattle Spring Egg Hunts
This year, you will find lots of fun at West Seattle’s annual community spring egg hunts. Pick your fave community center: Alki, Delridge, Hiawatha or High Point and hunt for chocolate eggs, candy and prizes. Psst…if you got a little one and want to get your egg hunting done early, the High Point Community Center will hold its annual egg hunt for toddlers on Thursday, March 29 from 10 a.m.-noon. Sat., Mar. 31 at 10 a.m. sharp! Free. Ages 2-10 (up to age 18 at High Point). Event details.
Spring Egg Hunts at Seattle Community Centers
If you live near one of the city of Seattle’s numerous community centers, there will be an egg hunt going on right around the corner! Your best bet is to find your closest CC here and look for the egg hunt info. Here’s a sampling of some community center hunts around the city. Psst…be sure to check the age restrictions for your particular neighborhood hunt and arrive early to guarantee a spot. Most egg hunts are geared towards kids ages 11 and under.
Laurelhurst Community Center, Sat., Mar. 31 at 10 a.m.
Meadowbrook Community Center, Sat., Mar. 31 at 10 a.m.
Montlake Community Center: Sat., Mar. 31 at 10 a.m.
Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center: Sat., Mar. 31 at 10 a.m.
Bitter Lake Annex: Sat., Mar. 31 at 10 a.m..
Loyal Heights Community Center: Sat., Mar. 31 at 10 a.m.
Magnolia Community Center: Sat., Mar. 31 at 10 a.m..
Queen Anne Community Center: Sat., Mar. 31 at 10 a.m.
Green Lake Community Center: Sat., Mar. 31 at 10 a.m.
Rainier Beach Community Center: Sat., Mar. 31 at 10 a.m.
Jefferson Community Center: Sat., Mar. 31 at 10 a.m.
Woodland Park Zoo Bunny Bounce & Easter Baskets for the Animals
This annual Easter extravaganza will feature egg hunts for kids ages 1-8 as well as crafts, bunny encounters, activity booths and zoo programs throughout the day. Plus, watch the penguins, grizzlies, lions, meerkats and other zoo animals nibble on special Easter baskets lined with flowers, berries and other favorite treats. Egg hunts are open on a first-come, first-served basis. This is a BYOB (basket or bag) event. Sat., Mar. 31, 2018 from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $9.95 to $14.95 (2 & under and members free). Egg hunts reserved for ages 1-8. Event details.
photo: Kristina Moy
Annual Easter Egg Hunt at West Seattle Thriftway
Every now and again we get a rainy Easter. If that’s the case this year, search for thousands (and thousands!) of candy-filled eggs inside the West Seattle Thriftway. Psst! Be on the lookout for some egg-stra special eggs. You could win a egg-cellent prize! Sat., Mar. 31, 2018 at 9 a.m. Seattle. Free. Ages 1 to 10. Event details.
Wallingford Center Annual Easter Bubble Extravaganza & Egg Hunt
All the fun begins promptly at 10 a.m. with The Bubble Man. Then, at 11 a.m., round up your little bunnies (and their baskets) for some good old-fashioned egg hunting. This year’s egg hunt will also include a photo booth, face painting, arts and crafts and more. Sat., Mar. 31, 2018 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Seattle. Free. All ages (egg hunts for ages 0-8). Event details.
Argosy Cruises: Easter Brunch & Egg Hunt on Blake Island
If an afternoon getaway is what you’re looking for this Easter, cruise with Argosy over to nearby Blake Island (only accessible by boat) for a festive island egg hunt, photo opps with the Easter bunny, egg-citing Easter activities and a delish brunch buffet featuring Brioche French Toast and Tillicum’s famous Alder Wood Fire-Roasted Fish. Psst! Book this one in advance to secure your spot. Sun., Apr. 1, 2018 from 10 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Departs Pier 54 in Seattle. $49 to $94 (3 & under Free). All ages. Event details.
photo: The Hatter’s Eggstravaganza
5th Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt
Rain or shine, grab your baskets and hop over to Bellevue College for this egg-citing Easter egg hunt with 50,000 eggs! In addition to an awesome egg hunt, there will be pictures with the Easter Bunny, popcorn, drinks and face painting. Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 at 3 p.m. Bellevue. Free. Ages 0-10. Event details.
Annual Egg-tastic Event at KidsQuest Children’s Museum
Take the Littles to KidsQuest Children’s Museum for this egg-tastic event! This year’s festivities will include endless egg-ventures: travel through the museum as you collect eggs to fill your carton, play egg-citing games, create egg-cellent art and send eggs through a maze you will engineer! Sun., Mar. 25, 2018 from 9 a.m.-noon. Bellevue. $8 to $14. Pre-registration strongly encouraged. Ages 0 to 12. Event details.
Beat the Bunny 5K Run & Walk
Lace up your tennies, dust off your jogging stroller and join other families for this fun Easter-themed 5K. All participants who beat the bunny to the finish line will receive a prize. And before the 5K starts, kids 12 & under can participate in a free Kids Dash and try their luck at finding an egg with a egg-cellent prize inside. Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 at 10 a.m. (Kids Dash starts at 9:30 a.m.; 5K starts at 10 a.m.). Redmond. $30/person (Kids Dash Free). Registration required. All ages. Event details.
photo: Beat the Bunny 5K Run & Walk
Easter Fun at Fox Hollow Farm
Dust off your baskets and hop on over to Fox Hollow Farm for this old-fashioned Easter egg hunt. Each year, Fox Hollow hides over 40,000 candy-filled eggs throughout their five acres for kids to leisurely hunt around and find. After kids collect their egg quota, they can they can ride ATV’s, dive into the corn bin, play in the farmhouse village and interact with the Farm’s friendly baby animals. Sat., Mar. 24; Sun., Mar. 25; Fri., Mar. 30; Sat., Mar. 31 & Sun., Apr. 1, 2018. Carnation. $10/person on Fridays; $50/car (up to 7 people) on Saturdays & Sundays. You must purchase tickets in advance; no walk-ins allowed. All ages. Event details.
Spring Eggstravaganza at Redmond Town Center
Once again, RTC will be hopping with festive family fun over Easter weekend. In addition to an egg-citing Easter scavenger hunt for the first 2,000 kids (under 12), there will be a petting zoo, a bouncy house and an obstacle course. Other activities include face painting, glitter tattoos and Springfree trampolines to jump on, as well as arts and crafts, merchant activities and more. Sat., Mar. 31, 2018 from noon-4 p.m. Redmond. Free. All ages. Event details.
photo: Kim Stoegbauer
Lil Ones Egg Hunt at Mercerdale Park
No need to wake up the Littles early for an Easter egg hunt when you can hop over to Mercerdale Park for this annual evening egg-stravaganza! Kids can look for eggs, candy and prizes starting at 4 p.m. (sharp!) and visit with the Easter Bunny. Don’t forget to bring your Easter basket or bag—this is a BYOB event. Psst..ages 1-3 will hunt at 4 p.m. and ages 4-6 will hunt at 5 p.m. Sat., Mar. 31 2018 at 4 p.m. & 5 p.m. (sharp!). Mercer Island. $5 donation per family. Ages 1 to 6. Event details.
Flashlight Egg Hunt
That’s right! This annual egg hunt, created exclusively for older kids, is done in the dark. Bring your flashlight and your Easter basket to haul off your loot. There will be lots of eggs, candy and prizes for everyone. Plus, find the golden egg during this evening hunt and win an “egg-stra” special surprise. Sat., Mar. 31, 2018 at 8:30 p.m. (sharp!). Mercer Island. $5 donation per family. Ages 7 to 12. Event details.
photo: Kalyn Gustafson
Beyond the City
Easter Egg Hunt at Bob’s Corn and Pumpkin Farm
If you prefer to hunt for your eggs at a pumpkin farm this year, head over to Bob’s Corn and Pumpkin Farm to do just that and to enjoy bounce houses, face painting, Easter Bunny encounters, a dunk tank, bake sale, food trucks and more. Note: Egg hunts start at 11 a.m.; parking lot closes at 11:45 a.m. Sat., Mar. 31 2018. Snohomish. Free (extra for food trucks and bake sale). All ages. Event details.
Mill Creek Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt
Rain or shine, grab your basket and head to this egg-citing Easter event in Mill Creek featuring over 18,000 eggs spread out over multiple egg hunts. The event will kick off with face painting, balloon animals, music, fire truck tours, bounce houses and even a special visit from the Easter Bunny, so come prepared for a full morning of festivities. Sat., Mar. 31, 2018 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mill Creek. Free. Ages 1-11. Event details.
Federal Way EasterFest
Kids can hunt for eggs and enjoy games, prizes, bouncy houses, food and more at Federal Way Church of the Nazarene. This is a popular event, so arrive early for parking and be sure to bring a canned food item for the Federal Way Multi-Service Center Food Bank. Sat., Mar. 31 from 10 a.m.-noon. Federal Way. Free. Ages 11 & under. Event details.
Puyallup Spring Eggstravaganza
Families in the South Sound can join the fun at the Puyallup Recreation Center’s spring-themed carnival and egg hunt! In addition to the egg-stra special egg hunts, there will be games, crafts and snacks, plus Peter Rabbit sightings and more! Sat., Mar. 31 from 10 a.m.-noon. Puyallup. Free. Ages 12 & under. Event details.
photo: Mayberry Street Elementary
Suncadia Resort Easter Weekend Activities
For those who prefer an Easter weekend getaway in the mountains, Suncadia Resort has planned an egg-citing Easter weekend. From a community Easter egg hunt and build-a-bunny workshop, to Easter egg dying, bingo with the Easter Bunny, an underwater Easter egg hunt and an Easter brunch buffet, Suncadia will be pulling out all the stops. Call Suncadia Resort at 509-649-6461 for more info. and to book your reservation. Fri., Mar. 30; Sat, Mar. 31 & Sun., Apr. 1, 2018. Cle Elum. All ages.
Alderbrook Resort & Spa Brunch & Egg Hunt
If you’re looking for an Easter weekend getaway, Alderbrook Resort & Spa will be hosting its annual Easter brunch and egg hunt along the shores of Hood Canal. The egg-citing egg hunt will take place on Easter Sunday at 1 p.m., so either plan an Easter weekend getaway at the Resort or come early on Sunday for Easter brunch which will be served at the Restaurant at Alderbrook from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Psst…we hear the Easter Bunny might even be making a special appearance. The egg hunt is free and open to both resort and non-resort guests. BYOB—baskets or bags to collect your eggs in! Sun., Apr. 1, 2018 1 p.m. Union. Free. All ages.
Did we miss your family’s favorite egg hunt? Tell us about it in the comments below!