Bunnies, baskets and egg…oh my! Get ready for a weekend filled with colorful fun. Candy is exploding all over Portland and Peter Rabbit isn’t the only one to blame. Find out where your spring holiday fun can be found. Read on for the 411 on egg hunts, rabbit romps and more.

photo: Ross Mayfield via flicker

NE Portland

Enjoy Spring Break Fun at Mimosa Studios!
Join Mimosa Studios for a super fun spring break with lots of new and unique shapes to paint — from gnomes to sharks to fairies to monster trucks. They have lots of sweet bunnies and baskets for Easter and Seder plates and Kiddush cups for Passover. It’s just the cost of painting the piece and they will have daily drawings for cool art supplies! Sat. & Sun. Event Details. 


Head to the Lee Farm Easter Egg Hunt
Hunt your eggs this year at Lee Farms! An extremely family friendly event, this well-planned hunt offers plenty of fun for ages 0-12. Once your child has found all 12 of their eggs, they can pick their special prizes to fill them! This is perfect for kids with allergies and to make sure treats are age appropriate. Not only that, kids get to check out the craft barn and say hi to the Easter Bunny himself from 10 am – 1:30 each day! Fri. & Sat. Event Details.

SW Portland

Catch the Easter Celebration at The Craft Factory

Celebrate Easter at The Craft Factory by crafting an Easter egg or Easter bunny to take home with you! Enjoy some special Easter treats while you’re here, all for only $10. Sat. Event Details.

Head to the Cedar Hills Egg Hunt
Help the Easter Bunny find all the eggs he lost! They are scattered all over the park at Cedar Hills Recreation Center! And if your eyes are especially sharp you just might find a special egg with a prize! Besides the hunt, lots of games, activities, treats and rain or shine fun is planned! Sat. Event Details.

Experience the Rabbit Romp at the Zoo
Celebrate spring at the zoo with the Rabbit Romp this year– an Egg-citing time! The zoo is happy to present fully compostable Eco Eggs for the hunt, which reduces the plastic and is safe for animals. Children ages 3-10 are welcomed to hunt for eggs, candy, and prizes across the lawn. Littlest hunters can watch the big kids, then head to their very own special hunt at the Bear Walk Cafe. Bring your own basket!

Spend the whole day celebrating by visiting the Family Farm for pettable animals, lots of  games, and photo ops. Rabbit Romp is free with admission! Sat. Event Details.


Witness the Thunder-Egg-Stravaganza
The egg hunt that “rocks” returns once again! Head to Rice Museum on Saturday to catch all of the fun. Your mission: locate 4 eggs of different colors around our property and redeem them for prizes. The prize table includes 2000+ whole thunder eggs and mystery bags of mineral goodies. We’ll have volunteers on site all day to cut your thunder eggs open for free so you can be the first to see the surprise inside.

The event is split into morning and afternoon admissions. You can purchase your ticket for the morning 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. time slot or the afternoon 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. slot. Grounds will remain open until 5 p.m. and museum admission is included with entry. Sat. Event Details.

NE Portland

Go on an Easter Egg Hunt!
This hunt includes a bounce castle, raffle, and coffee and donuts! Glenfair Community Easter Egg Hunt is for children ages 0-11 years old. The event is free and starts at 10 a.m. Show up a little early or stay after the egg hunt to get some warm goodies and coffee and play some yard games. Don’t forget to bring a basket or bag to put your eggs in. Sat. Event Details.

NW Portland

Participate in the Indoor Easter Egg Hunt at Child’s Play Toys
Stay warm and dry at this  indoor egg hunt! The staff will be hiding over 400 surprise filled eggs in the store. This event starts promptly at 10 a.m. and ends when all the eggs are found. Bring your own basket, bucket or bag. Sat. Event Details.


Join the Strolling Easter Bunny at Woodburn Premium Outlets
Join Mrs. Rabbit on Sunday, April 1 in the main court near the Children’s Place and Gymboree to celebrate Easter with interactive group games, arts and crafts, face painting and more! The Easter Bunny will also be making his way around the property, posing for photo ops along the way! Sun. Event Details.

Attend the Muppet Babies Themed Disney Junior Play Date
Woodburn Premium Outlets is inviting families to join the “Muppet Babies”-themed Disney Junior Play Date! Perfect for children of all ages and their guardians, guests of the “Muppet Babies”-themed Disney Junior Play Date can participate in a variety of activities including face painting, craft projects and more! Be sure to join in the fun at 11AM next to the Children’s Place and Gymboree. This event does not include live character appearances. Sun. Event Details.

What is your favorite Easter Weekend event? Share it with us in the comments below.

—Annette Benedetti