With the start of April and all things bunny-and-egg-themed in the air, it’s a fantastic weekend to get out and explore the city. On our eggs-traordinary lineup: an Easter eggs-travaganza with the animals, a family fest with the Bubbleman, a day on the farm and a cruise with the Easter Bunny. If you’re looking for more Easter-themed excitement, be sure to check out our egg hunting guide and read on for more weekend ideas.
photo: Dennis Dow for Woodland Park Zoo
Bunny Bounce & Easter Baskets for the Animals (pictured)
Hop, skip or jump over to this annual Easter eggs-travaganza that will include egg hunts for kids ages 1-8, bunny encounters, crafts, activity booths and lots of egg-citing zoo programs throughout the day. Plus, watch the zoo animals nibble on special Easter baskets lined with flowers, berries and other fave treats. Sat. Event details.
Wallingford Center Annual Family Easter Event
Mark your calendars for this annual Easter celebration and bubble extravaganza. The fun begins promptly at 10 a.m. with the Bubbleman. Then, at 11 a.m. round up your little bunnies (and their baskets) for some good ol’ fashioned egg hunting. Other activities include a photo booth, face painting, arts and crafts and more. Sat. Event details.
Argosy Cruises: Easter Brunch & Egg Hunt at Tillicum Village
Hop down to Pier 54 for a super-fun Easter outing. Enjoy a leisurely cruise to Blake Island, a delish brunch buffet, an Easter egg hunt, photo opps and activities with the Easter Bunny and sweet treats from the Bunny’s basket. Psst…this year’s egg hunt will feature over 3,000 toy-filled eggs and 12 golden prize eggs (one per family). Sun. Event details.
Easter Fun at Fox Hollow Farm
Hop over to Fox Hollow Farm for an old-fashioned Easter egg hunt and plenty of farm fun! 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 zoom around the farm on ATV’s, dive into the corn bin, play in the farmhouse village and interact with the Farm’s friendly baby animals (think: baby chicks, ducklings, kittens and bunnies). Fri.-Sun. Event details.
Easter Eggstravaganza at Redmond Town Center
Grab your basket and hop over to RTC for some festive family fun! Follow the clues and collect eggs in the Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt (for the first 2,000 kids), cuddle a bunny in the petting zoo, bounce like Peter Cottontail on the Spingfree trampoline, enjoy snacks and crafts and get moving in the bouncy obstacle course. Sat. Event details.
Lil’ Ones Egg Hunt
No need to wake up the Littles early to look for eggs when you can hop over to Mercerdale Park for this annual evening egg hunt. In addition to looking for eggs, candy and prizes, kids can visit with the Easter Bunny. Psst! Be on the lookout for golden eggs filled with “eggstra” special surprises! Got older kids? Hit the Flashlight Egg Hunt at 8:30 p.m. Sat. Event details.
What egg-citing activities do you have planned this weekend? Tell us in the comments below!
— Kristina Moy