2016 Easter Egg Hunts in Austin and Beyond

Wondering where to take the kids to hunt for Easter eggs this year? Here’s a list of egg hunts Austin and the surrounding areas have to offer!

Easter Egg Hunts Austin

Teen Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt
March 18 from 6:30-9:30 p.m.  |   Dottie Jordan Recreation Center, 2803 Loyola Ln, Austin   |   FREE
Gift card prizes for teens!

Easter Celebration
March 19 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.  |   Montopolis Recreation Center, 1200 Montopolis Dr., Austin   |   FREE
Are you ready to do the bunny hop?! There will be arts & crafts, face painting, games, and much more! The egg hunt begins promptly at 10:15 a.m., so arrive on time. Bring your own basket. Contact the center at (512) 978-2300 for more information.

Easter Eggstavaganza at Dove Springs
March 19 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.  |   Dove Springs Recreation Center, 5801 Ainez Drive, Austin   |   FREE
Family friendly Easter egg event.

Hancock Hop-A-Palooza
March 19 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.  |   Hancock Recreation Center, 811 E 41st St, Austin   |   FREE
Family event including face painting, crafts, carnival games, snacks, 3 egg hunts, and pictures with the Easter Bunny!

Search for Lost Eggs

March 19 at noon  |   Dittmar Recreation Center, 1009 W. Dittmar Rd., Austin   |   FREE
Family friendly Easter crafts and egg hunt.

Community Easter Egg Hunt
March 19 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.  |   Turner-Roberts Recreation Center, 7201 Colony Loop Dr, Austin   |   FREE
Family friendly Easter egg hunt for kids 12 and under with games, prizes, drawings, snacks, and more.

Easter Egg Hunt
March 19 from 1-5 p.m.  |   Givens Recreation Center, 3811 E 12th St, Austin   |   FREE
Family friendly Easter egg hunt with games, food, music, and prizes.

Community Easter Egg Hunt
March 20 from 12:30-2 p.m.  |   Life in the City United Methodist Church, 205 Monroe St E, Austin   |   FREE
The Life in the City UMC Community Easter Egg Hunt will be held at the Life in the City Park. There will be FREE food, games, bounce house, and many more activities.

Bunny Bonanza
March 23 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.   |   Northwest Recreation Center, 2913 Northland Drive, Austin   |   $2.50 per child
Arts, crafts, games, and egg hunt for walking toddlers to 5 years old. Please bring your own camera for pictures with Bunny and your own baskets for eggs and toys!

Community Easter Egg Hunt
March 24 at 4 p.m.   |   Huston-Tillotson University campus, 900 Chicon Street, Austin   |   FREE
Children of all ages are invited to hunt for the thousands of eggs hidden around the Huston-Tillotson University campus during the Eleventh Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt, scheduled on Thursday, March 24 at 4 p.m., 900 Chicon Street.  The Easter egg hunt features a $500 scholarship prize egg, prize eggs for school supplies and gift certificates, and eggs with candy and coins.  Children will gather in the Mary E. Branch Gymnasium for a brief meaning of Easter story time before joining their age groups and beginning the hunt. The event is FREE and open to the public. For more information, call 512-505-3073.

Pinballz Easter Egg Hunt
March 25 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.   |   The Original Pinballz Arcade, 8940 Research Blvd, Suite 100, Austin   |   FREE
Hoppy Easter, every bunny!  The fun kicks off Friday, March 25 at 11 a.m. with a FREE children’s Easter Egg Hunt! Children ages 12 and under are invited, with their parents, to bring their  baskets and hunt for our colorful, prize filled Easter Eggs. A few select eggs will even have 100, 250, and 500 PRIZE TICKET amounts inside to cash in for the fun redemption prizes! As an added bonus, you can “hunt” to find selected games set on only one token per play! To make the fun last even longer, print the coupon below to get more bunny for your money!PAeastercoupon2016-1024x457

Easter Eggstravaganza
March 26 from 10-11:30 a.m.   |   Riverbend Church, 4214 Capital of Texas Hwy N, Austin   |   FREE
Meet in the Student Center. This is a FREE community wide event for children ages birth-5th grade. Inflatables, a petting zoo, Kona Ice and tons of activities…oh and 15,000 Easter eggs!

Spot the Whole Foods Market Egg
March 26 at 10 a.m.   |   Whole Foods Domain,11920 Domain Dr, Austin    |   FREE
Spot the Whole Foods Market Egg! Kids: Look for the EGG-STRA big egg with the Whole Foods Market logo on it hiding somewhere in the store.Come to the Front Desk and tell us where it was for a prize! Parents: 3 small golden eggs are hidden around the store with varying gift card prizes inside. Find one and bring it to Guest Services to claim your prize!

Easter Egg Hunt and Carnival
March 26 at 10 a.m.   |   Oswaldo AB Cantu/Pan American Recreation Center, 2100 East 3rd St. , Austin |   FREE
Carnival in the park starts at 10 a.m. and the egg hunt starts at 11:15 a.m. sharp!

Easter Egg Hunt and Easter Celebration
March 26 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.   |   Bethany Lutheran Church, 3701 W Slaughter Ln, Austin   |   FREE
Saturday is all about fun for friends and family of Bethany. There will be Easter egg hunts, games, moonwalks, snacks, bounce houses, train rides, and much more. The egg hunts begin at 10 a.m. and will have two locations for the children.

Bunny Jam- Easter Egg Hunt
March 26 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.   |   Parque Zaragoza Recreation Center, 2608 Gonzales St, Austin |   FREE
There will be a DJ, food, games, crafts, door prizes, and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny himself. Everything is FREE!

South Austin Egg Drop
March 26 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.   |   Sunrise Community Church, 4430 Manchaca Rd, Austin  |   FREE
Egg hunts, petting zoo, bounce house, train ride, games, crafts, and food for the community.

Wells Branch Easter Egg Hunt
March 26 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Katherine Fleischer Park, 2106 Klattenhoff Dr, Austin  |   FREE
Crafts start at 10 a.m. at The Homestead at KF Park. Hunts begin at 10:30 a.m.

Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt
March 26 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.   |   Austin Oaks Church, 4220 Monterey Oaks Blvd, Austin |   FREE
Join in a massive egg hunt and Easter Celebration for kids in the AOC Courtyard. . Invite your family and friends and enjoy the egg hunt, train, bounce house, and more. There will be 50,004 eggs! Check their Facebook page or Eventbrite for more info.

Eggstravaganza at South Austin Recreation Center
March 26 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.   |   1100 Cumberland Road,  Austin |   FREE
Sno-Cones, popcorn, and candy galore, photos with the Easter Bunny, life-Sized Candyland full of adventures, opportunity to give feedback on SARC programs.

Egg Egg Festival and Picnic at the Capitol
March 26 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  |    Texas State Capitol, Colorado and 12th Street, Austin    |    FREE
A sweet “hunt” with the littlest friends (infants to five-year-olds) will be followed by races of egg-rolling for school age kids (Kindergarten to 5th grade) and there will be tables with face painting, cookie decorating, crafts, games, and more. A visit from the Easter Bunny is a special tradition. Bring your cameras, blankets, Easter baskets, and a picnic lunch. Barbecue and hot dogs will be available for purchase with all proceeds supporting First UMC’s Eurasia Mission Team. Non-perishable food donations will be collected for the Capital Area Food Bank. See the schedule here.

Photo by Sarah W.

Photo by Sarah W.

Easter Eggstravaganza
March 27 from 10 a.m. to Noon   |    Great Hills Baptist Church, 10500 Jollyville Road, Austin  |    FREE
Bring your family and friends to GHBC on Easter Sunday for a fun experience like no other! Thousands of Easter eggs will be dropped from a helicopter at 10 a.m. on the Great Hills Baptist Church campus. Enjoy free breakfast tacos and giveaways, followed by a family worship service at 11 a.m. 

Easter Service, Egg Hunt, and BBQ
March 27 at 10:45 a.m.   |   Crossroads Community Church, 9185 Research Blvd, Austin |   FREE
Celebrate Easter Sunday with Crossroads Community Church. There will be two Easter services to choose from: 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. After the 10:45 a.m. service, there will be an Easter egg hunt for the kids and BBQ lunch for all.

Beyond Austin:

Flashlight Egg Hunt (New Braunfels)
March 12 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.  |   Cypress Bend Park, 503 Peace Ave, New Braunfels   |   $5-10
An illuminating challenge – egg hunt by flashlight! Each hunter should bring their own flashlight and basket. There will be prize eggs and tons of treats. Children will be divided into age groups. Pre-registration is recommended for this popular event. Call 830-221-4370 to register. Age: 2-11 Fee: $5 per hunter on or before March 4; $7 per hunter on or after March 5; $10 per hunter at the event.

Eggstravaganza (Georgetown)
March 19 from 8:45-9:45 a.m.  |   McMaster Athletic Complex, 101 W. L. Walden Drive, Georgetown   |   FREE
Bring your basket for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt! Each age division will be assigned a specific softball field to carry out their hunt.

Play For All Special Needs Egg Hunt (Round Rock)
March 19 at 9 a.m.  |   Play for All Abilities Park, 151 N A W Grimes Blvd, Round Rock    |   FREE
Seton Medical Center Williamson Outpatient Pediatric Rehab and Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department invite you to come out to the Play for All Abilities Park for our 4th annual special needs Easter Egg Hunt. This is a family-centered event, focusing on active participation for children with various disabilities or limitations. Siblings are welcome to participate in the hunt. Pre-registration for this event is encouraged. There is a limited number of participants allowed in each hunt, so sign up early to secure your space. This event is free, but again does require Pre-registration. Event day registration limited based on space. You may pick up your egg hunt wristband on March 17 & 18 at the Clay Madsen Recreation Center or on site the day of the event. Please bring your registration confirmation to pick up your wristband. We ask that you arrive 20 minutes prior to your hunt time to ensure that you are able to attend your designated hunt time. Hunt Schedule: 9:00 & 9:45: Special needs children ages 5 and under with siblings of any age. 10:30 & 11:15: Special needs children ages 6 and older with siblings of any age. Click here for information on how to register.

Brushy Creek Egg Hunt
March 19 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.  |   Cat Hollow Park, 8600 O’Connor Dr, Round Rock   |   FREE
The District invites everyone to the Annual Egg Hunt at Cat Hollow Park. Hunt eggs with delicious candy inside. Age-specific egg hunt groups will start promtly on time so don’t be late! Arrive early to locate your child’s hunt area! Pictures with the Bunny (bring your own camera), petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, Big Baller Inflatable, egg decorating, music, game stations, and more.

Lakeline Mall Kidgits Easter Eggstravaganza (Cedar Park)
March 19 from 12-2 p.m.   |   Lakeline Mall, 11200 Lakeline Mall Dr, Cedar Park   |   FREE
Families will enjoy tons of festive fun, including an Easter Egg Hunt on the lower level Dillard’s Women’s Court. Membership to the Kidgits club is $5 per year.

Spring Egg-stravaganza (Leander)
March 20 from 12-1 p.m.   |   Robin Bledsoe Park, 601 S. Bagdad, Leander   |   FREE
Join the Leander Parks & Recreation Department for the annual Spring Egg-stravaganza candy hunt at Robin Bledsoe Park. The hunt will be done in waves based on age groups and will proceed quickly so come early! Bring your baskets, smiles, and have a hopping good time!

Spring Egg-stravaganza (Cedar Park)
March 20 at 2 p.m.   |   Milburn Park -1901 Sun Chase Blvd, Cedar Park   |   FREE
Kids age 12 and under, bring your basket to hunt for candy, prizes and goodies. Take your photo with the bunny until 2:45 p.m. (bring your own camera). Enjoy jumping in the inflatable, train rides and face painting. Admission is FREE.

Easter Egg-stravaganza (Kyle)
March 23 from 5-8 p.m.   |   Gregg-Clarke Park, 1100 W. Center St., Kyle |   FREE
Kyle Parks and Recreation Department is bringing back the Easter Eggstravaganza by popular demand! Free carnival games, inflatables, food vendors, age-specific egg hunts, and the Easter Bunny will be on-site for pictures!

Storytime Egg Hunt (Pflugerville)
March 24 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W Pflugerville St, Pflugerville    |   FREE
Children are invited to join in an egg hunt in the library courtyard following Story Time.

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunts and Movie in the Park (Round Rock)
March 24 at 7:15 p.m.   |   Old Settlers Park, 3300 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock   |   $4 early registration; $5 late registration
Please arrive at the Lake View Pavilion and Festival area in Old Settlers Park 30 minutes before your hunt time to check in. Based on set age categories, parents may choose which hunt they wish their Flashlight Egg Hunter to participate in, you know your child best; please choose the hunt most appropriate for them. Check website for times and ages. There will be no event day registration. Tickets are pre-sale only and sell out quickly.  No onsite or event day registration$4 — Early registration (ends March 20, unless sold out) $5 — Late registration (March 20 – March 21, unless sold out) You may purchase tickets online at www.RoundRockRecreation.com, or in person at the Clay Madsen Recreation Center, or by calling 512-218-5540. You may pick up your flashlight egg hunt wristband from noon to 10 p.m. on March 23, or from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 24 at Clay Madsen Recreation Center. Wristbands can also be picked up on event day at the Lakeview Pavilion starting at 6 p.m. When picking up your wrist bands, please bring your receipt. The whole family is invited to stay for a free movie (Minions).

Pinballz Kingdom Easter Egg Hunt (Buda)
March 25 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.   |   Pinballz Kingdom Arcade, 15201 S IH 35 , Buda   |   FREE
Hoppy Easter, every bunny!  The fun kicks off Friday, March 25 at 11 a.m. with a FREE child’s Easter Egg Hunt! Children ages 12 and under are invited, with their parents, to bring their baskets and hunt for our colorful, prize filled Easter Eggs. A few select eggs will even have 100, 250, and 500 PRIZE TICKET amounts inside to cash in for the fun redemption prizes! As an added bonus, you can “hunt” to find selected games set on only one token per play! To make the fun last even longer, print the coupon below to get more bunny for your money!Pkeastercoupon2016-1024x457-1024x457

11th Annual Easter Egg Hunt (Hutto)
March 26 from 9-10:15 a.m.   |   Fritz Park, 400 Park Ave, Hutto   |   FREE
The City of Hutto Parks & Recreation Department will host its the Annual Egg Hunt at Fritz Park. Children of all ages from all over Hutto and neighboring communities come out to greet the Easter Bunny and Hutto Hippo and hunt for goodies on the hill at Fritz Park. Prize eggs are hidden for hunters to find and turn in to claim a prize. Hunts are split into age groups: 0-3,4-6, 7-8, and 9-10, and a special Adaptive Hunt. New this year they will also feature an Adult Egg Hunt for folks 18 and older. This year’s event will begin at 9 a.m. with opportunities to have your photo taken with the Easter Bunny, guess the number of jelly beans, and purchase a snack. The annual event will be a rain or shine event so please be prepared for the weather. No pets, please.

Easter Eggstravaganza (Georgetown)
March 26 from 9-11 a.m.   |   Wellspring UMC, 6200 Williams Dr., Georgetown  |   FREE
Featuring family-friendly spring activities: storytelling, live music, kids crafts, bounce house, bake sale, trackless train, face painting, fish pond, and more. Some activities will be a small charge. Food available for purchase. Don’t forget to bring your Easter baskets and cameras.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny (Round Rock)
March 26 from 9-11 a.m.   |   Safari Champ, 1400 E Old Settlers Blvd, Round Rock   |   $5-10
Egg hunt, pancakes, visit from the Easter Bunny, and more. Advanced registration is required 512-828-0000. $10 per child age 2 and older; $5 per child age 12-23 months.

Round Rock Express Fan Fest with Egg Hunt (Round Rock)
March 26 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.   |   Dell Diamond, 3400 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock   |  FREE
The Round Rock Express welcomes baseball fans of all ages to join in the spring training fun, with Fun Zone Free Play, live music, a petting zoo, fan batting on the field, and more! Don’t miss this annual celebration of America’s pastime. The 2016 Fan Fest offers something for everyone! Fans attending this year’s event can take batting practice on the field, throw heat in the Express home bullpen, and participate in a hot dog eating contest. Beer and wine tasting, as well as a sampling of Greenhouse Craft Food will also be available. Young fans will also have the opportunity to take their picture with the Easter Bunny and an Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. 

10K Easter Egg Giveaway (Round Rock)
March 26 at 10:30 a.m.  |   Raab Pavilion, 151 N A.W. Grimes Blvd, Round Rock   |   FREE
Mission Church‘s Easter Celebration will have an egg hunt, bounce house, and gift card giveaway.

Easter Egg Drop Extravaganza (San Marcos)
March 26 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.   |   San Marcos High School, 2601 E McCarty Ln, San Marcos   |   FREE
You’re invited to a FREE Easter Celebration for the entire family! The largest Easter egg hunt the San Marcos area has ever seen will have 40,000 eggs dropped from a helicopter in a designated zone for the kids. There will be multiple drops for different age groups as well as a specific area just for toddlers. For each hunt the drop zone will be cleared, eggs will be dropped from the helicopter, and finally the children will be released to collect the eggs. The helicopter will be showing up to drop the eggs starting at 11:30 a.m., so be sure to come early! In addition to the Easter Egg Hunt, there will be fun activities for the entire family. There will be inflatables, face painting, a photo booth, a live DJ, and the Easter bunny will even be there!

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Outdoor Service with Egg Hunts (Pflugerville)
March 27 at 10 a.m.   |    Northeast Metro Park, 15500 Sun Light Near Way, Pflugerville   |    FREE
Join Pflugerville neighbors and families for an Easter celebration featuring egg hunts and games with prizes, upbeat music, and an Easter message that relates to life.

Easter Egg Hunt (Pflugerville)
March 27 at 10:30 a.m.   |   First United Methodist Church of Pflugerville, 500 E Pecan St, Pflugerville   |   FREE
Start a new tradition your whole family will love. Join First United Methodist Church for a relevant and family-friendly Easter morning. Family Easter Experience and Easter Egg Hunt at 10:30 a.m. (starting in Sanctuary) for families with preschoolers and elementary-age kids. Worship at 9 a.m. (in Sanctuary) and 11:15 a.m. (in Family Life Center) for all ages.

Know of more Easter egg hunts in Austin? Feel free to share details in the comments!

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  • Kent

    Helicopter is going to drop 10000 eggs on Great Hills Baptist Church campus on Easter Sunday. http://ghbc.org/event/easter-eggstravaganza/

    • http://Freefuninaustin.com Heidi

      Thank you, Kent! I added it to the list!

  • http://Freefuninaustin.com Heidi

    Thank you, Lara!