This weekend kicks off with Earth Day and the celebration of all things green and ends with plenty of bunny-and-egg themed excitement! For starters, check out Red Tricycle’s complete Easter Egg Hunt roundup and find the best places to hunt for eggs in your ‘hood. To add to the weekend festivities, we’ve also got a behind-the-scenes tour of the Monorail, a b’earthday party, a cruise with the Easter Bunny, an underwater egg hunt, an egg-stra special nighttime event and a scramble at the Point. Plus, there’s the always-awesome Bunny Bounce at Woodland Park Zoo, Redmond’s favorite Egg-stravaganza, and Marine Mammal Mania at the Aquarium!


Earth Day Celebration with the Monorail
This year, The Children’s Museum in Seattle has partnered with the Seattle Center Monorail to bring a special Earth Day Celebration to Museum visitors. Learn about the Monorail during special storytimes and take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Monorail station. See the underside of the Monorail, learn what makes it run, and take a complimentary round trip ride! Fri., 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, Seattle, $6-$7.50 (members free). Reservations recommended. Event Details.

Audubon Center B’Earthday Party
Celebrate the Audubon Center’s 3rd Anniversary and Earth Day all bundled together! Build a bird house, make some earthy arts and crafts, play some fun games, and enjoy a birthday cupcake (in honor of John James Audubon). Plus, take a guided stroll to the eagles nest near the amphitheater. Sat., 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, Seattle, Free. Event Details.

Easter Brunch Cruise: Argosy Cruises
Hop on down to Pier 55 for an afternoon family outing with the Easter Bunny. Enjoy a delicious buffet and take in the beautiful sites of Puget Sound as you cruise to Blake Island. Then, hunt for eggs on the Island and visit with the Easter Bunny. Sun., 11:30 am – 3:30 pm, Seattle, $30-$79.99. Reservations required. Event Details.


Underwater Egg Hunt & Carnival
What could be better than an egg hunt outdoors? How about an egg hunt indoors and underwater! Bring your swim suit, towel and plastic basket and join in on the fun (in the shallow end of the pool). Prizes will be awarded for eggs gathered. Fri., 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm, Issaquah, $4-$6. Reservations required. Event Details.

Lil’ Ones Egg Hunt
Hop on over to Mercerdale Park for the annual Eggs-travaganza for the little ones! Bring a basket and your sweet tooth and get ready to hunt for goodies including eggs, candy and prizes. Plus, find a golden egg for an “eggstra” special surprise and meet the Easter Bunny. Don’t be late–egg hunt starts at 5:00 pm sharp! Sat., 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Mercer Island, Free. Event Details.

Easter Egg Scramble
Looking for a new Easter Sunday tradition? Take the family to Carillon Point for the first annual Easter Egg Scramble. Little ones will enjoy hunting for Easter treats, getting their faces painted, and making arts and crafts while parents sip on complimentary coffee and hot chocolate. After the Scramble, enjoy an egg-cellent brunch at either the Beach Café or bin on the lake. Sun., 10:30 am – 12:00 pm, Kirkland, Free. Event Details.

-Kristina Moy