Easter egg hunts, bunny sightings, Egg-stravaganzas and more! We’ve got you covered for all of your favorite Easter activities in Austin and the ‘burbs. Many thanks to Brilliant Sky Toys and Books for sponsoring this roundup of events. Be sure to check out their Easter event happening on April 5th and use their 20% off coupon while there!
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Meet the Easter Bunny and Get Your Face Painted – Saturday, April 5 from 10 a.m. -1 p.m. Meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy Face Painting!!! 20% Off all Melissa & Doug products and use your 20% coupon off of 1 item (cannot be combined with the Melissa & Doug offer). Brilliant Sky Toys and Books, 701 S. Capital of Texas Hwy.
Hancock Hop-a-Palooza 2014 – Saturday, April 5 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Bring your friends, family, and neighbors and join the fun at this year’s Community Easter Egg Hunt. Activities include: Easter Egg Hunt, Face Painting, Field Games, Carnival Games, Bounce House, Easter Crafts, Cake Hop, Pictures with the Easter Bunny. Pre-K Egg Hunt: 10:30 a.m.; K-2nd Egg Hunt: 11:00 a.m.; 3rd-5th Egg Hunt: 11:30 a.m. Don’t forget to bring your basket and camera! FREE! Hancock Recreation Center, 811 E. 41st Street.
Montopolis Easter Celebration – Saturday, April 5, from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Children up to 12 years old will have an opportunity to look for the golden egg at this year’s eggstravaganza! There will be arts and crafts, and face painting. Also, expect a very special visit by the Easter Bunny. Prizes for this event are donated by the Travis County Sheriff’s Posse. FREE! Montopolis Recreation Center, 1200 Montopolis Drive.
Hoppin’ Easter Breakfast at Whole Foods – Tuesday, April 8, from 9-10:30 a.m. Bring the kiddos for complimentary breakfast and crafts and snap some photos with the wily rabbit! FREE!! Whole Foods Domain, 11920 Domain Drive.
Easter Egg Hunt at Dove Springs Rec Center – Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Please join us for Dove Springs Recreation Center’s Easter Egg Hunt Celebration! FREE! Age Groups: walking toddlers- 2 , 3 – 5 , 6 – 8 and 9 – 12. Dove Springs Recreation Center, 5801 Ainez Drive.
Easter Egg Hunt at Dottie Jordan Rec Center – Saturday, April 12 at 10 a.m. Kids will enjoy face painting, bracelet making and an Easter Egg Hunt! Please bring the children and enjoy the fun. FREE! Dottie-Jordan Recreation Center, 2803 Loyola Lane.
Egg Rush at Dittmar Recreation Center – Saturday, April 12, from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Join us for an egg rush! The Easter Bunny will be visiting with crafts and treats to share will all the kids. Come early to meet the Easter Bunny himself and get a picture before the hunt begins! Children will be grouped off by age range and given a countdown to collect as many eggs as possible. Eggs with a marked prize paper may go up to the registration table to collect their prize. The hunt doesn’t last long so be sure to come early so you don’t miss out! Cost: $1 per child. Dittmar Recreation Center, 1009 W. Dittmar Road.
South Austin Easter Eggstravaganza – Saturday, April 12, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come one, come all to the South Austin Recreation Center for an Easter Egg/Open House Event. Bring the whole family out to hunt for eggs, decorate eggs, take pictures with the Easter Bunny and play games. Along with the Easter Event we will have our Open House where there will be music, food, and some different vendors from around the neighborhood. FREE! South Austin Recreation Center, 11 Cumberland Road.
Helicopter Easter Egg Drop – Saturday, April 12 at 5 p.m. Austin Ridge Bible Church Southwest Campus will drop 10,000 Eggs from a helicopter! It is a FREE event with bouncers and a Giant Easter Egg Hunt! Come with the family; for ages up to 5th grade! Email [email protected] with questions. 7416 West Hwy 71.
Easter Event at Monogram Lady – Sunday, April 13, from noon – 2 p.m. Get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny, enjoy a baby animal petting zoo, and hear music by Mr. Will! There will be light healthy snacks for adults and kids. Foodie Kids will be offering $4.99 cupcake decorating. There will also be prizes, giveaways, and discounts in the store. 3818 Far West Blvd.
Southwest Family YMCA Easter Egg Hunt – Sunday, April 13, from 1-4 p.m. Join us for the annual Southwest Family YMCA Easter Egg Hunt. Open to the community for games, inflatables and searching for Easter eggs. FREE! Southwest YMCA, 6219 Oakclaire Drive.
Hoppin’ Easter Breakfast at Whole Foods – Tuesday, April 15, from 9-10:30 a.m. Bring the kiddos for complimentary breakfast and crafts and snap some photos with our wily rabbit! FREE!! Whole Foods Domain, 11920 Domain Drive.
Community Easter Egg Hunt – Thursday, April 17 at 4 p.m. Children of all ages are invited to hunt for the thousands of eggs hidden around the Huston-Tillotson University campus during the Eighth Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt. 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. Huston-Tillotson University, 900 Chicon Street.
Chaparral Ice Egg Hunt- Friday, April 18, from 6:30- 8:45 p.m. Join us for an Egg-Hunt themed skating party! The FREE egg hunt will be at 7:30, and we’ll turn the main lights off and skate to the glow of twinkle lights starting at 8:00! There will be food, ice skating, and Easter candy! Ice skating admission is $10 ages 6 and up with skate rental, $6 ages 6 and up without skate rental, and $5 ages 5 and under with skate rental. Chaparral Ice, 2525 West Anderson Lane.
YMCA Healthy Kids Day – Saturday, April 10, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Activities will include a short fun run, an Easter egg hunt, bouncy houses, sampler classes, and more! This event is FREE and open to the community. East Communities Branch of YMCA of Austin, 5315 Ed Bluestein Blvd. Austin.
Easter Eggstravaganza at Givens Rec Center – Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Come out and enjoy the family fun event for all ages. FREE! All ages. Givens Recreation Center, 3811 East 12th Street.
Easter Extravaganza – Saturday, April 19, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Join us for a massive egg hunt and Easter Celebration for kids. Invite your family and friends and enjoy the egg hunt, train, bounce house, and more. Don’t miss out on this exciting event! FREE! First Evangelical Free Church Courtyard, 4220 Monterey Oaks Blvd.
Easter Egg Hunt at Quest ATX – Saturday, April 19, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Come help us celebrate spring and a new local business. Quest ATX is Austin’s first and only wakeboarding facility. It sits on a private lake in South East Austin on over a hundred green acres sprinkled with wildflowers – the perfect setting to celebrate the end of winter. The kids will be entertained with an Easter egg hunt starting at 11, kite making and flying, and of course wakeboarding. Kids 8 and older are welcome to try it out themselves and learn about our kid’s camp that is offered this summer. The adults will have a hunt of their own – which will take place in the water while wakeboarding. FREE hotdogs along with other snacks and non-alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase, but feel free to bring your own picnic. BYO alcohol IS permitted, but cannot be consumed before riding. Quest ATX, 10815 FM 1625, Austin.
Easter Eggstravaganza at The University Co-op – Saturday, April 19, from 2 – 4 p.m. Join the University Co-op for our 3rd annual FREE Easter egg hunt! Search for 1500 hidden eggs around the store and bring your camera for a picture with the Easter Bunny & Cooper. Then, hop outside for a petting zoo, face painting, Quickdraw photo booth, and have lunch at one of our food trailers! FREE parking in the Co-op garage @ 2214 San Antonio St., Austin.
Easter on the Green – Sunday, April 20, from 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. An afternoon of FREE fun for the whole family including live bands, an Easter egg hunt, great food, games and an inspiring message by Pastor Kie Bowman. The Quarries, 11400 N. Mopac Expy., Austin.
Spring Festival at in.gredients – Sunday, April 20, from 1 – 5 p.m. Celebrate Spring with some fun-filled family time! Activities & Entertainment: An interactive photo booth with The Quick Draw Photo Booth, Face Painting, Arts & Crafts tables (learn to make the “Ojo de Dios”, and Mexican paper flowers), Pin-the-tail on the bunny, Jellybean guessing game (the winner takes home a Weck jar of jelly beans), Enjoy a performance from local harpist, Linnae Kraemer, Say hi to our animal friends (everyone loves a petting zoo) from Green Gate Farms! Food and drink samples from: Sweet Ritual, Third Coast Coffee Roasting Company. Mingle with our very own “Debonair Hare” for a yummy Easter treat. FREE! 2610 Manor Road, Austin.
Easter at Midtown – Sunday, April 20, from 10 a.m – noon. , TX 78703 Join in a Central Austin Easter.Egg Hunt @ 10 a.m. (Infants – 6th Grade in age-groups). Free Family Portraits @ 10:15 a.m. FREE Breakfast Tacos and Anderson’s Coffee. Worship Service @ 10:45 a.m. Engaging ministry to children Birth – 5th Grade. Midtown Church, Meets at Bryker Woods Elementary, 3309 Kerbey Lane, Austin.
Easter Egg Hunt at Topgolf – Sunday, April 20 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. You’re invited to Topgolf for a massive egg hunt. Collect eggs and take pictures with the Easter Bunny! Choose from one of two egg hunt times: 11 a.m. or 1 p.m.
This is a FREE event, and RSVPs are not needed. Topgolf, 2700 Esperanza Crossing.
Candy Jar – Sunday, April 13 from Noon- 3 p.m. Kids can have their photos taken with the Easter Bunny and they will be giving out Easter eggs filled with candy and prizes. FREE! The Candy Jar, 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave.
Hays YMCA Easter Hunt – Saturday, April 19, from 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. Come join us at the annual Easter Egg Hunt. The Y is again very happy to be working with the City of Buda, and new this year The Connection Church. Lots of fun for the whole family. Inflatable rides, Rock Wall, Face Painting, Candy-filled Eggs, Trackless Train. Rain or Shine. FREE Community-wide fun for the entire family! BudaSportsplex, 310 Buda Sportsplex Drive.
Spring Egg-stravaganza – Sunday, April 13 at 2:00 p.m. Bring your basket to hunt for over 79,000 pieces of candy, prizes and goodies. Take your photo with the bunny until 2:45 p.m. (bring your own camera). Enjoy jumping in the inflatable and train rides. There will also be face painting for a fee. The egg hunt is for ages 12 and under. FREE! Milburn Park, 1901 Sun Chase Blvd.
Easter Eggstravaganza – Saturday, April 19, from 3 – 4:30 p.m. Fun and FREE activities for families with young children. Easter Egg Hunts, bounce houses, carnival games and kids get candy prizes. HighPoint Fellowship, 600 W. New Hope Dr., Cedar Park.
Easter Egg Hunt at Trattoria Lisina – Sunday, April 20 at 9:30 a.m. We will have two hunts, age 5 & under and 5 & up. They will both start at 9:30 a.m. at 2 different spots on the Mandola Estate. FREE! Trattoria Lisina, 13308 FM 150 West.
Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday, April 12 at 9 a.m. Bring your basket for our Annual Easter Egg Hunt! There will be 25,000 candy eggs to gather and a grand prize egg for each age division. Grand prize baskets are donated by the Primrose School of Georgetown. Each age division will be assigned a specific softball field to carry out their hunt. FREE! The horn sounds promptly at 9 a.m. Please arrive at McMaster Athletic Complex by 8:45 a.m. Age categories are 2 & under, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10. McMaster Athletic Complex, 101 W. L. Walden Drive, Georgetown.
Easter Eggstravaganza – Saturday, April 19, from 9:30 a.m. – noon. Join us the Saturday morning before Easter for LOTS of FREE FAMILY FUN! Kite flying, kids crafts, Cake Sale, Easter egg dying, petting zoo and pony rides, the storytelling of the Resurrection, and our Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Toddlers to Elementary! Some activities will be a small charge. Don’t forget to bring your Easter baskets and cameras! Wellspring United Methodist Church, 6200 Williams Dr., Georgetown.
Annual Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday, April 19 from 9 – 10:15 a.m. Children of all ages from all over Hutto and neighboring communities came out to greet the Easter Bunny and Hutto Hippo and hunt for goodies on the hill at Fritz Park. Prize eggs were hidden on the hill 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. This year’s event will be begin at 9 a.m. The annual event has been a rain or shine event so please be prepared for the weather. We also ask that you leave your pets at home during this event. FREE! Fritz Park, 400 Park St., Hutto.
LifePointe Fellowship Egg Hunt – Sunday, April 20 at about 11:30 a.m. (following the 10 a.m. service). The Easter bunny will be delivering 1,500 candy and treat filled eggs! Carreras Photography will be onsite to take FREE Family Portraits! FREE! LifePointe Fellowship, 1451 Carl Stern Dr, Hutto.
Eggstravaganza! – Saturday, April 12, at 2 p.m. Rain or Shine! Happy Easter, Happy Spring from the City of Lakeway! Celebrate the season with Eggstravaganza! at City Park. Bring your basket! The event will begin at 2:00 p.m. Age specific egg hunts will begin at 2:45 with the 7 – 8 year-olds going first, followed by the 5 – 6 year-old group. We will have the hunt for the 3 – 4 year-olds around 3:00 and cheer on the 1 – 2 year-olds after that. Children from the area are invited to participate in all the festivities which will include a petting zoo, a cookie decorating craft, mural coloring, spin art, a visit from the Easter Bunny, glitter tattoo artists and a special guest Darren Peterson with his trained animals. Snowcones will be available for purchase. Please, no dogs at this event. FREE! For more information, please call 512-314-7532. Lakeway City Park, 502 Hurst Creek Road, lower level.
Helicopter Egg Drop – Saturday, April 19 at 3 p.m. Registration begins at 1 p.m. and there are limited spots, so be sure to arrive early. To save time onsite, print your registration forms now and bring the completed forms with you. Every child who registers will receive a goody bag with eggs before the hunt. $1 hot dogs will be available for lunch. Northeast Metropolitan Park, 15500 Sun Light Near Way.
Play for All Abilities Park Special Needs Egg Hunt – Saturday, April 5 at 9 a.m. 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 first-ever 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 required (see barcodes below). 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. No event day registration will be allowed. You may pick up your egg hunt wristband 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 (registration *22391) & 9:30 (registration *22392): Special needs children ages 5 and under with siblings of any age. 10:30 (registration *22393) & 11:00 (registration *22394): Special needs children ages 6 and older with siblings of any age. For more information about CPATH (Cerebral Palsy Awareness Transition Hope) or CPals (the social program!), visit https://www.facebook.com/cpathtexas and https://www.facebook.com/AustinCerebralPalsy.
Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt & Movie in the Park – Thursday, April 17. When the park is dark, your flashlight will be your guide to candy, eggs, and prizes at Old Settlers Park. In this annual flashlight egg hunt, bring your flashlight and basket to search for eggs in a treat filled hunt ring and then stay for the Movie in the Park featuring Rise of the Guardians! Please meet at the Lakeview Pavilion 30 minutes before your hunt time to check in. 7:15 p.m.: Twilight Egg Hunt (registration *22892), for ages 0-4 years. Not quite as dark for our younger hunters. Only one parent will be allowed in the hunt ring to assist; parent must stay with hunter at all times. 8:15 p.m. (registration *22893): Flashlight Parent Assisted Hunt, Ages 5 Years and Older – One parent will be allowed in the hunt ring to assist; recommended for our younger hunters. Parent must stay with hunter at all times. 8:45 p.m. (registration *22894): Flashlight Children Only Hunt, No parents allowed in the hunt ring, Recommended for older hunters. 9 p.m. Movie in the Park featuring Rise of the Guardians. The movie is FREE for the entire family, but registration is required for the egg hunts. There will be no event day registration for the Flashlight Egg Hunt so register early. Tickets are pre-sale only and will sell out, so purchase your tickets now! Fee: $4 Early Registration (through April 6); $5 Late Registration (April 16). Old Settlers Park – Lakeview Pavilion & Festival Area.
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny – Saturday, April 19, from 9 – 11 a.m. Includes free pancakes, an egg hunt, and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Cost is $10 per child age 2 and up, $5 for ages 12 – 24 months. Advance registration is required. Call 512-828-0000 to register. Safari Champ, 1400 E. Old Settlers Blvd, #200.
Farmer Fred’s Garden Spring Carnival – Thursday, April 17, 6 – 9 p.m. Free admission, free carnival games with prizes and candy, Bunny pictures ($3), train rides ($2.50), concessions available for purchase. Egg hunts will be in 4 age groups: ages 1 – 3 at 6:15 p.m., ages 4 – 5 at 6:45 p.m., ages 6 – 9 at 7:15 p.m., and ages 10 – 12 at 7:45 p.m. FREE! San Marcos City Park, 170 Charles Austin Dr., San Marcos.
Helicopter Egg Drop – Saturday, April 19 at 11 a.m. A helicopter will fly over head and drop thousands of eggs on the San Marcos City Park fields. Once the eggs have settled and the helicopter has flown off hundreds of kids will be released to fill their baskets with 40,000 eggs! There will be a Pre-K egg hunt at 11, followed by one for children from kindergarten to 2nd grade, and ending with an egg hunt for the older kids from 3rd to 5th grade. Walk around to get pictures with the Easter Bunny and the Chick-Fil-A Easter Cow. You won’t want to miss this special event hosted by Eikon Church. FREE! San Marcos City Park, 201 City Park St, San Marcos.