Looking for a place (or two) for your kids–and you–to burn off all of those Easter basket treats? Bounce on over to a Bunny shindig or egg hunt, or spend the morning strolling through an art fest or Cherry Blossom blast. Then pop a few more malted chocolate eggs for good measure.

Photo: Paul D’Ambra via Flickr

Falls Church

Easter Bunny Fun Day
Hippity hop to Falls Church for their annual Easter family celebration! Come dressed in your spring finest so photo ops are sharp as you hunt for candy and special eggs in Cherry Hill Park. The Easter Bunny will be there, ready for hugs. Just bring yourself and a basket to fill with candy and treats. SatEvent details.


Have a Blast at the Southwest Waterfront Festival
With eight hours of music, dancing, water-related activities and a brilliant display of pyrotechnics to cap off the night, little ones will be talking about the Southwest Waterfront Festival for days. Don’t be surprised if they ask to hang out on a houseboat with fireworks every night. SatEvent details.


Zoofari Egg Hunt
Visit Roe’s, a small family friendly zoo to enjoy an Easter egg hunt with pony rides, raffle tickets, candy, face painting, Easter pictures, and more! Sat.-SunEvent details.


Yummm! Family Easter Brunch
Executive Chef Sriram Hariharan has created an abundant buffet of Easter delights to celebrate spring with friends and family.The Easter Bunny Kids Corner is sure to delight the youngest guests with a full brunch buffet of kid-approved selections of sandwiches, fruits and vegetables, pasta, Easter Bunny chocolates, and more. Sat.-SunEvent details.


Free Spring Carnival
This free art festival features a wide variety of paintings, sculpture, photography, music, theater, poetry, dance and workshops (in other words, enough to keep little eyes busy and engaged). The event is held every 12 to 18 months in a commercial site that is slated for demolition or is newly constructed and not yet occupied. SatEvent details.

Crystal City

Free Easter fun? Sign us up! At this carnival for all ages, kids can get their snaps with the Easter bunny, try their hand at a host of games, moonbounce it out, and nosh on fair food. Join in rain or shine! Fri.-Sun. Event details.

How will you spend this weekend with the fam? Tell us in the comments section below. 

–Ayren Jackson-Cannady