2019 Twin Cities Easter Events

Backyard Easter Egg Hunt!

The Twin Cities hosts a variety of egg hunts that vary from helicopter drops into large fields to a simple look around for colored “egg” rocks out on a nature hike. We’ve got all of your Easter activities covered, from dyeing eggs to hunting for eggs to posing with the big friendly bunny! We will continue to add to this list as new events are announced!

Now: MAKEbreak Egg Decorating – Various Metro Locations | Times Vary Michaels Stores hosts weekly crafting sessions within their stores. This special ones invlolve Easter crafts. 

April 13: EGG-CITING EGG-DYEING – Apple Valley | Times Vary In this egg-stra special holiday art class, you’ll create egg-citing decorated eggs to take home. We’ll have all sorts of egg-citing ways to decorate your boiled eggs including many colors and different types of egg dye. But, why just dye when you can also glue, glitter, lace and paint too? Lots of creative egg-dyeing fun for families! You will take home 3-4 dozen eggs. (Page 31).

April 13: Eggstravaganza – Elk River | 9:00-11:00am This interactive “eggstravaganza” workshop helps family members explore ways to color and decorate hard-boiled eggs, and also prepare and eat them in salads, snacks, and main dishes. Participants will take home a finished food product, recipes, and instructions. This workshop takes place in the visitor center learning kitchen at Oliver Kelley Farm. This class is designed for families with children ages 6-14.

April 18: Family Egg Dyeing: Natural Dyes – Roseville | 6:30-8:30pm An evening of egg dyeing with environmentally friendly, natural dyes. Create patterns on your eggs, play some egg games, and try the “Who Lays Eggs?” scavenger hunt. Bring 6 hard-boiled eggs and an egg carton for drying and transporting your eggs. Wear old clothing – these dyes are permanent! Registration required. 

April 20: Natural Egg Dyeing – Maple Grove | 9:00am-12:00pm Use natural foods to dye beautiful and unusual eggs. Bring a dozen hard-boiled eggs and dye an impressive set. Drop in anytime. Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

March 30: Breakfast with Bunny at Maplewood Mall | 11:00am-12:30pm We are welcoming the Bunny with a fun breakfast. Join us for some yummy breakfast treats, crafts, a balloon sculptor and of course photos with the Bunny will be available. No reservations needed.

April 6: Breakfast with the Bunnies – Farmington | 9:00-10:30am A new twist on Breakfast with the Bunnies, we will enjoy the bunnies and a little green at the same time. This is a new event for the Easter Bunny. Come and listen to a funny bunny story, interact with rabbits, make a craft, and learn the bunny hop! Photo ops galore so bring your camera. Breakfast includes rolls, fruit, juice, and coffee. This is a great family program; invite Grandma and Grandpa, Mom and Dad, and have some fun! Live rabbits are an event favorite, along with the Easter Bunny! Each person must be registered.

April 13: Cookies With the Bunny – Northtown Mall | 1:00-3:00pm Head to the Burlington Court for a Bunny good time decorating cookies with the Bunny. This event is free for kids 12 and under. Please RSVP.

April 13: Easter Egg Scramble & Breakfast – Lakeville | 9:00-10:45am Scrambled eggs, pastries, juice, coffee and chocolate milk will be served. Bring your camera—a special bunny has hopped a long way to see you and will be available for photos! We’ll enjoy egg-stra special Easter activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration for adults and children is required, space is limited.

April 13: Breakfast with the Easter Bunny – MOA | 9:00-11:00am Spring is just around the corner, and Wendell the Easter Bunny is ready to have a hopping good time! Celebrate with our hippity, hoppity friend with a signature Bunny Breakfast Buffet at GameWorks. The fun doesn’t stop with breakfast! You’ll enjoy a complimentary one-hour game card and top the morning off with a FREE photo with the Easter Bunny himself.

April 13: Brunch with the Bunny – St Paul | 11:00am-1:00pm Hop into Spring and enjoy Brunch with the Bunny. A light Continental breakfast will be served along with many activities including bouncy house, egg hunt and more. Food will be served from 11-12:30pm and egg hunt to follow. Edgcumbe

April 13: Breakfast with the Bunny – St Paul | 10:00-11:30am Children will have an opportunity to visit with the Bunny as it moves around to visit everyone during lunch. Other activities include a craft project, egg hunt, and much more! $2 per person or $5 for families of three or more. To register as a family, please call or visit the North Dale rec center. Children 10 & under must be accompanied by an adult. 

April 13: Easter Family Photo Booth | 2:00-5:00pm Time for adorable Easter family photos! Join us Saturday, April 13 from 2-5 pm in front of O’Brien’s Public House for a FREE family booth with the Easter Bunny!

April 13: Lunch with the Bunny – St Paul | 1:00-3:00pm Come enjoy lunch and pictures with the Easter bunny! This event will include an Easter egg hunt, arts and crafts, music, jump castles and more! Jimmy Lee Rec Center. 

April 13: Easter Bunny Hop! | 10:00am-1:00pm Bring the family to your local Cub for photos with the Easter bunny, kids crafts & coloring, and an Easter Egg Hunt at 10:00 a.m. See your store for more details!

April 13, 14, & 20: Macy’s Bunny Brunch | Times Vary Brunch with the Easter Bunny at the Macy’s Ridgedale and Macy’s Southdale Lakeshore Grill. All brunches on Saturday start at 9:00am. The Sunday brunches start at 10:00am. Reservations required.

April 15 & 17: Easter Basket Delivery – Champlin | Times Vary The Easter Bunny is going to be busy hopping around Champlin with baskets full of goodies. Order an Easter basket to be delivered to your child by April 5.

April 17-20: Easter Bunny is Coming to Southtown – Bloomington | 10:00am-8:00pm Southtown Shopping Center in Bloomington will host the Easter Bunny at a special party from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 31st, 2018. Kids can dance to music by “Kids Dance” Entertainment and DJ sounds! They also will enjoy face painting, balloon animals, and crafts with Bloomington’s “Artistry”. There are prizes and free giveaways while supplies last. n addition, from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 28th – Saturday, March 31st Southtown will provide a large tent shelter for pony rides and will feature a petting zoo with many species of animals. The pony rides are $5; all other events are free. 

April 20: Bunny Breakfast at Braemar Golf Course – Edina | 9:00-11:00am Bring the kids to meet the Easter Bunny, enjoy breakfast, an egg hunt, fun activities and photos with the bunny. Registration required.

April 2o: Easter Basket Delivery – Apple Valley | Times Vary Order an Easter Basket, to be delivered to your child(ren) by our Easter Bunny. This program is recommended for children ages 2-8, but additional baskets can be ordered for their younger or older siblings as well. (Page 31).

April 20: Breakfast with the Easter Bunny – Apple Valley | Times Vary Spend an hour with the Easter Bunny. He will visit with you and your family while you enjoy special treats. Following breakfast, each child can take part in a variety of holiday activities, face painting, crafts, games, and have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. (Page 31).

April 20: Peter Rabbit at MN Zoo – Apple Valley | 10:00am-1:00pm Gather the whole family and celebrate spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm. Say hello to our adorable farm babies, including goats, chicks, piglets, lambs, calves, and bunnies. Check out the special “egg” treats for the animals. This fun form of enrichment will include colored Jell-O eggs, piñatas, and hard-boiled eggs. Keep an eye out for a costumed Peter Rabbit hopping around the farm! 

March 31: Spring Celebration with the Easter Bunny | 10:00am-3:00pm Join the Easter Bunny & his baby animal friends at The Woods’ 20th annual Spring Celebration! On Saturday, March 31 both stores will host the Easter Bunny from 10 am – 3 pm, and baby animals will be on hand 12 -2 pm. All events are FREE!

April 20: Hop to the Movies – Various Metro Locations | 9:00am Marcus Theatres are hosting a fun family event that includes pictures with the Easter Bunny, coloring and craft stations, an egg hunt, and a showing of Peter Rabbit, the movie!

April 12: Dusk Hunt – St Paul | 5:30-8:00pm This spring time espringtime the whole family to enjoy! Families are invited to play games, make crafts, and enjoy a petting zoo! Dress for the elements. We will be doing an egg hunt out in the park at 7pm.

April 12: Flashlight Egg Hunt – Minneapolis | 6:30-8:30pm Before the hunt begins we will have fun glow in the dark arts and crafts for the kids. Bring your own flashlight and we’ll start the egg hunt once it is dark. You must be inside so we can hide the eggs outside. We will divide the eggs up for the different age groups. Registration is not required for the event, but you must be in the McRae Park building by 6 pm to be included in the hunt. FREE.

April 13: Easter in the Castle – Minneapolis | 9:00-10:30am ASI celebrates Easter by hosting the Twin Cities’ only Easter egg hunt in a castle! The whole family will have fun hunting high and low for colorful eggs hidden throughout the nooks and crannies of the 33-room Turnblad Mansion. All across campus, ASI will celebrate other favorite holiday traditions including storytime with the Easter Witch (påskkäring), adding feathers to the brightly decorated Easter tree (påskris), making a craft to decorate your table on Easter morning, and creating traditional Swedish-style Easter greeting cards to share with friends. Registration required. This intergenerational family program is recommended for children under 10 years of age and their special adults.

April 13: Annual Spring Egg Hunt – Minneapolis | 10:30am-12:00pm Hop on over for the annual Spring Egg hunt at Van Cleve Park! There will be a fantastic egg hunt in our beautiful park for various age levels. Enjoy snacks, egg decorating and baskets, tissue paper flowers and spin art!

April 13: Egg Drop at Langford Park – St. Paul | 1:00-2:00pm Come and see a REAL helicopter drop eggs onto Langford Park! Children will be limited to 5 eggs each, while supplies last.

April 13: Easter Egg Hunt & Petting Zoo – St. Paul | 10:00am-12:00pm Easter egg hunt for each age group, petting zoo, photo booth, bingo, games, crafts, snacks provided. Ages: tiny tots through 5th grade. FREE.

April 13: Giant Egg Hunt – St. Paul | 1:00-3:00pm Come participate in an Egg Hunt. Lots of activities for youth and families. McDonough

April 14: Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast – Minneapolis | 12:00-2:00pm Celebrate the arrival of spring with our egg hunt. Bring the whole family down to this fun event. Enjoy an Egg Hunt, arts and crafts, a pancake breakfast and visit from the Bunny himself. We will divide the kids up into groups by age. Ages 6 and under will hunt at 11am. Age 7 and older will hunt at 1:15pm. $5 per person. Please register in advance.

April 14 & 20: Easter Egg Hunt – St Paul | 10:00-11:00am Celebrate spring at the James J. Hill House with an outdoor egg hunt on the lawn. Participants can search for eggs, enjoy a snack, hear stories, and explore the first floor of the elegant Gilded Age home. Doors open at 9:30 am; the hunt begins promptly at 10 am. This event is for children age 2-7. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $8, age 2 and under free, MNHS members save 20%.

April 19: Flashlight Egg Hunt – Minneapolis | 8:00-9:00pm Come on down to Creekview for our fun egg hunt. Bring your flashlight and we’ll start the egg hunt once it is dark. You must be in the center at the start of the event so we can hide the eggs outside. We will divide the eggs up for the different age groups. Registration is not required for the event, but you must be in the Creekview Park building by 8pm to be included in the hunt. This event is primarily for children under 7 years of age. FREE.

April 20: EggStravaganza Helicopter Egg Drop – Minneapolis | 1:00-4:00pm Hop on over to the park to view spectacular scenes of thousands of eggs being dropped from a helicopter. Feel free to bring your own egg basket to collect eggs. Enjoy a community gathering, music, face painting, bounce houses, food and much more. Please also bring a non-perishable food item for our food drive. See you there it will be EGGcellent!

April 20: Bunny Brunch and Big Egg Hunt – Minneapolis | 9:30am-12:30pm Join Sibley Park for a day of food, fun and activities! Start off with the bunny brunch served from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Brunch is $7 for adults and $5 for kids. The menu is pancakes, sausage, fruit, coffee and juice. Free activities include: arts and crafts, games, egg hunt,. Small fee for face painting. The egg hunt will follow breakfast (approximately 11:45 am ).

April 20: Bunny Party and Egg Hunt – Minneapolis | 12:00-2:00pm Bunny Party and Egg Hunt. Celebrate the beginning of spring at Windom Park. Come on down for some treats and fun entertainment. We will have games, Bounce House, children’s egg hunt and more! Ages 7-12. Audubon Park will host the Bunny Party for kids ages 6 and under from 9am-11am. Windom will host ages 7-12 from 12pm-2pm.

April 20: Spring Fling Egg Hunt – Minneapolis | 10:00-11:30am Hop on down to the Hills for a fun family event. Enjoy a light brunch, puppet show, art projects, candy treats, along with the traditional finale….our famous egg hunt. Must pre-register.

April 20: Spring Egg Hunt Bonanza – North Saint Paul | 10:00-11:30am Hunt for eggs, meet the Bunny, firefighters and police officers, fun activities, refreshments and more. Bring a basket or bag for the egg hunt and your camera to take pictures with the Bunny! Ages 0-12. FREE.

April 20: Egg Hunt – Minneapolis | 9:30-11:30am Audubon Park will host the Bunny Party for kids ages 6 and under. Bring the whole family for this fun event. Enjoy an Egg Hunt, Arts and Crafts, continental breakfast and much more. The actual Egg Hunt at Audubon Park will begin at 11am sharp. Pre – Registration is required to receive a treat bag.

April 20: Egg Hunt – North St Paul | 11:00am-2:00pm Hunt for eggs, meet the Bunny, North St. Paul Firefighters, and Police Officers. Refreshments will be provided. Bring a basket or bag for the egg hunt and your camera to take pictures with the Bunny! This event is sponsored by North St. Paul Parks and Recreation and Gallagher Financial Services. Ages 0-12. FREE.

April 20: Giant Egg Hunt – South Saint Paul | 9:00-10:00am Once again, the South St. Paul Lions Club is proud to be a sponsor of the annual GIANT EASTER EGG HUNT with our City of South St. Paul Parks and Recreation Department. There is a great deal packed within this hour: candy, prizes, a petting zoo and a visit from the Easter Bunny! Mark your calendars, grease the stroller wheels and we’ll do our best to make sure the eggs won’t be hidden by snow. See you at Kaposia Park.. Ages 1-8. FREE.

April 20: Kinderstube Easter Egg Hunt – St Paul | 10:30am The German Osterhase visits each year to bring masses of eggs filled with candy and tokens. Tokens can be exchanged for fun prizes and toys after the hunt at our Osterladen (Easter store). Come early and enjoy a special family-friendly European breakfast buffet. The hunt will go on rain or shine, so bring your rain boots if the weather is damp. And don’t forget a basket or bag!

April 21: Community Egg Hunt – Minneapolis | 10:00am-12:00pm Celebrate spring at Lake Nokomis. Enjoy a morning of treats, activities, face painting, get your picture taken with Peter Rabbit and join the allergy free egg hunt!

April 13: Easter Egg Hunt – Cottage Grove | 10:00am-12:00pm Free and open to the community! Doors open at 10 a.m. and the egg hunt will begin at 10:30 a.m. We will have a petting zoo and crafts as well! Crossroads Church.

April 13: Cottage Grove Egg Hunt | 10:00am-12:00pm Our popular event this year will be held at Woodridge Park on the Inclusive Playground. Admission includes 10 eggs, redeemable for a prize, pictures with the Bunny (bring your own camera), and Cookies & Juice. Anyone collecting eggs will need an admission ticket – $5. Registration is limited to 100 kids per time. Admission may not be available the day of if sold out.

April 13: Community Egg Hunt – Cottage Grove | 10:00am-12:00pm Crossroads Cottage Grove is hosting their annual Easter egg hunt. Doors open at 10 am and the egg hunt will begin at 10:30 am. Weather depending there will be a petting zoo, crafts, face-painting, create-a-treat activity and balloon animals before and after the egg hunt.

April 13: Playground Egg Hunt – Woodbury | 2:45-4:15pm A special egg hunt just for the littlest ones! Bring your own basket or bag to find the eggs hidden all around the playground! Participants will join in on an egg hunt, take photos with the spring bunny and complete a fun spring-themed craft. Please arrive promptly at your start time and bring your own camera for photos with the bunny.

April 13: Excellent Egg Frenzy – Woodbury | 6:00pm Bring your bucket and join us for the Excellent Egg Frenzy! Toy-filled eggs will be scattered around the outdoor softball fields at HealthEast Sports Center. Collect up to 10 eggs in your specific age group. Don’t forget your camera for a photo opportunity with our bunny. We encourage you to arrive early as we will start sharply at the times listed. Free.

April 13: Flashlight Egg Hunt – Woodbury | 8:15pm Grab your flashlight and bucket and join us for an outside egg hunt in the dark! Eggs will be filled with candy and toys! Use your flashlight to find the eggs scattered in the outfields of the softball fields. Find the special eggs with the hidden message to claim a super prize! It’s not about how many eggs you find; it’s about finding the right one!

April 13: Holy Week Egg Hunt – Woodbury | 10:00-11:00am Travel as a family to multiple stations throughout the church that are filled with fun Holy Week activities. The stations will take your family through Jesus’ journey to the cross. After completing each station, children can collect candy filled eggs to fill their baskets. Activities include: Weaving palm branch craft, Maundy Thursday foot washing, Good Friday science experiment, Easter movie, Easter tomb snack, and other family fun activities. There is no cost, this event is free and a gift to the community. FREE.

April 14: Bunny Breakfast and Egg Hunt – Maplewood | 9:00am-1:00pm Enjoy a hearty breakfast* with the Easter Bunny and then hunt for Easter eggs in our rustic barn on the Bruentrup Heritage Farm! After breakfast, children can participate in an egg hunt in the barn and win some GREAT prizes. Bring your camera and take a photo with the Easter Bunny!

April 20: Easter Egg Hunt – Maplewood | 10:00-11:30am Mark your calendars for our annual Easter Egg Hunt! We will start our morning off with breakfast treats, colorful crafts and a visit from the Easter Bunny – then it is happy hunting! Children will be divided into two age groups and will be hunting for wrapped candy and plastic eggs, some of which may be redeemed for great prizes. Bags of goodies will be available for children under 2 years of age. Don’t forget your camera! In the event of inclement weather, treat bags will be given away at 11:00am at the Edgerton Community Gym. Cost is $5.00 per child. Ages 3-8.

April 20: Mystery Egg Hunt – Oakdale | 9:00-11:00am The clever Easter Bunny has hidden eggs along trails of the Oakdale Nature Preserve. We need kids to help find one and then exchange it for a very special surprise! The Easter Bunny also hides two Golden Eggs redeemable for extra special surprises! After hunting for eggs, enjoy games, refreshments, crafts, face painting, petting zoo, and prizes. Registration required.

April 13: Bunny Party Egg Hunt & Fun – Anoka | 10:00am-12:00pm Egg hunt, games, and crafts. Hunt eggs outside then come inside and play games and have a snack. FREE.

April 13: Easter Egg Hunt at Osseo Fire Station | 12:00pm The City of Osseo and the Osseo Fire Department Relief Association will have Easter eggs hidden in Boerboom Park. All children under the age of 10 are invited to partake in this great community event. Donations requested for non-perishable food items.

April 13: Easter Egg Hunt – Coon Rapids | 10:30am-12:00pm Bounce houses, crafts, stories and Egg-cellent fun! Egg hunt begins at 10 a.m sharp. Bring your own basket and a friend! Rain or shine!

April 13: Easter Experience – Plymouth | 9:00am-12:00pm The Easter Experience will have an Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Beautiful Savior Child Development Center. The event will also include a wide variety of exciting and entertaining kid’s activities such as bounce houses and other inflatables, crafts, an obstacle course, giant Jenga and other fun games, healthy snacks and candy, prizes and the Easter Journey: Walking the Way to the Empty Tomb. FREE.

April 13: Shoreview Egg Hunt | 10:00-11:00am Join the bunny in an old-fashioned eggciting hunt for prize-filled eggs! Each participant will be given an Easter bag for the hunt. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required. The Egg Hunt is held outdoors; please dress for the weather. Deadline to register: April 10. 

April 13: Easter Egg Hunt | 10:30am The Easter Bunny will visit while you hunt for eggs at the Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday morning at Community Park. This free event is hosted by the City and the Vadnais Heights Lions Club; however, non-perishable food items will be collected for the Vadnais Heights Community.

April 19: Tiny Tot Egg Hunt – Champlin | 11:00am Join us for a scaled down version of our traditional egg hunt. Bundle up those little ones and bring them to Andrews Park to give them a chance to find their lucky egg. Don’t forget to bring a pail or basket to put the eggs in. Ages 4 and under. FREE.

April 19: Easter Egg Hunt – Champlin | 11:45am Grab your basket and join the Easter Bunny at Andrews Park to gather some eggs! The Easter Bunner will have 15,000 eggs outside Andrews Park for children to “hunt” up. Eggs will contain candy and a few prize tickets. Ages 5-9 suggested. FREE.

April 20: Hamel Lions Easter Egg Hunt – Medina | 11:00am-1:00pm Head to the Media Entertainment Center for games, prizes, face painting, refreshments, and a picture with the Easter Bunny! Egg hunt starts at 1pm. Kids up to 10 years old.

April 20 & 21: Largest Easter Egg Hunt in Blaine | 10:00-11:00am Have you been thinking about trying church this Easter?  This is a great way to try one out!  Renovation Church in Blaine is hosting an Easter egg hunt for kids ages 0-11 with 40,000 eggs!  A massive egg hunt will take place after each one of our six Easter services. Upon leaving the service that you’ve attended, each child will then be given a wristband, which will allow them to participate in our enormous, incredibly fun, and totally FREE Easter Egg Hunt!  Each egg hunt will be divided into three age zones (0-3, 4-6, 7-11).  All of our colorful eggs are filled with either candy, bouncy balls, or stickers.  And, some of the eggs will be filled with prizes from our donors like Chick-fil-A, Culver’s, Chili’s and more!  We will have over $3,000 worth of prizes hidden in special eggs! FREE.

April 6: Egg-cellent Spring Adventure – Burnsville | 9:00-11:00am Join us for a fun-filled morning to celebrate spring! Activities will include an egg hunt, face painting, arts/crafts, games, breakfast goodies and an opportunity to meet and take photos with the Easter Bunny! Continental breakfast will be served from 9 – 10 am. The egg hunt will begin at 9:30 am, kids will be grouped in age categories. Register early, space is limited!

April 7: Aqua Egg Hunt – Inver Grove Heights | 10:00am-12:00pm Swim and dive for eggs and then trade them at the end of your hunt for an awesome goody bag!

April 12: Flashlight Egg Scramble – Savage | 7:00pm Scramble across the field at the Savage Sports Center with the lights off! Bring your flashlight and basket to scoop up as many eggs as you can. Several golden eggs will be on the field for a chance to win a special basket. Eggs will not be filled and will be recycled at the end of the scramble where every pre-registered participant will then receive a goodie bag full of prizes. Doors will open at 7 p.m. for pre-registered participants to enjoy inflatables, games, and activities prior to the scrambles.

April 13: Family Jam – Inver Grove Heights | 10:00am We are having our annual Family Jam! Easter egg hunt, photo booth, obstacle course, crafts, and games! Bring out the whole family for a fun Saturday at Grace Church!

April 13: Easter Eggstravaganza – Burnsville | 2:00-5:00pm Egg Hunts are conducted outside (rain, snow or shine). Continuous activities include a hands-on story center which tells the Easter Story, tattoo face art, crafts, coloring Thank You Cards for Military Service personnel, a selfie station, and opportunities to listen and dance to live praise music … all at no charge! Treats and beverages are available. The event is in an “open house” format, so guests can arrive and leave at any time throughout the event. The typical guest spends about 2 hours at this event. FREE.

April 13: Egg Hunt – Inver Grove Heights | 1:00pm Hop on over to the Rich Valley Athletic Complex for some egg-citing fun! Kids will enjoy scrambling all over to collect their eggs. Some special prize eggs will be available for lucky participants. Although this event is free, registration is required. 

April 13: Spring Egg Hunt – Rosemount | 10:00am A bunny will be hopping into Rosemount with lots of eggs and candy for children to hunt for kids ages 10 and under. Children will be divided into age groups. Each age group will have lots of eggs and candy to hunt for and they will also have a chance to find the “golden” egg, which they can turn in for a special prize. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring a basket or bag to hold your treats. A bunny will be visiting, so bring your cameras! FREE.

April 13: Community Easter Egg Hunt – Hastings | 11:00am-12:30pm The Hastings Crossroads Church is throwing an Easter egg party and you’re invited! We will have thousands of stuffed Easter eggs, great family activities throughout the building, and lots of great prizes throughout the morning! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED THROUGH EVENTBRITE to attend the event. We will have TWO different morning shifts for kids that morning to best serve everyone that attends! The age breakdowns are as follows: 0-2 years old, 2-4 years old, K-1st, and 2nd-4th grade. There is no cost to attend and lots of fun to be had. We will have a variety of crafts in our CR kids wing (as well as a photo booth!) throughout the morning and Cock A Doodle Zoo will have their mobile petting zoo on site! Hope to see you that morning! FREE.

April 13: Easter Egg Hunt & Candy Grab – Shakopee | 11:00am-1:00pm The annual Easter Egg Hunt and Candy Grab returns to the Muenchow Fields and Shakopee Community Center. Egg hunts are divided by age and start at 11 am sharp. Be there on time, so you can grab as much candy as possible! Be sure to bring your Easter basket. After the hunt, join us for snacks and activities inside the Community Center. The event will be held rain, snow or shine. FREE.

April 16: Flashlight Egg Hunt & Crafts/Coloring Contest – Apple Valley | 7:30pm Meet in the Redwood Community Center for an Easter craft, cookies to decorate, and a coloring contest, followed by an Egg Hunt with a bit of a challenge when the sun sets, for youth 7-12 years old. Bring your flashlight and a basket. The eggs will be hidden in the DARK! Join us for this unique egg hunt by moonlight and win some fun prizes too! Parents can stay to assist younger children, as needed. 

April 20: Geocaching for Eggs – Prior Lake | 9:00-11:00am Learn geocaching basics and use your new skills hunting for eggs. Reservations required.

April 20: Victorian Egg Roll – Shakopee | 10:00am-2:00pm Join an egg and spoon race, bunny hop relay egg roll, and other authentic games of the 1800s. Make crafts, play with toys and games, and explore the Minnesota River Valley. Last entry at 1 PM. Drop-ins welcome. 

April 20: MN Largest Outdoor Egg Hunt – Rosemount | 10:00am-12:00pm Get egg-cited! It’s time to blow up the record books with Minnesota’s Largest Outdoor Egg Hunt! Join us at Southland City Church to hunt for over 100,000 Easter eggs, all redeemable for unique prizes and sweet treats, including 2,000 Golden Eggs that qualify kiddos for some incredible giveaways! Come early for inflatables fun and carnival food!

April 5: Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt – Bloomington| 5:30-7:00pm Our Family Connections night for April is an Easter style night with a glow-in-the-dark egg hunt, carnival games and prizes, and supper. FREE.

April 6: EasterFest Family Egg Hunt & Community Event – Edina | 10:00am-12:00pm Cross View’s annual EasterFest celebration will give your family a chance to spend the morning celebrating the Easter story! EasterFest includes an Easter egg hunt, petting zoo, biblical characters telling the Easter story, crafts, refreshments, and a free gift for all who stop by the registration table. This year’s EasterFest will once again have a service component, as we will be collecting donations of non-perishable food items for The Sheridan Story. The Sheridan Story is a network of weekend food programs, commonly called backpack programs, operating in multiple schools throughout the Twin Cities. The Sheridan Story suggests that all food items are under 16oz. FREE.

April 13: Richfield Egg Scramble | 10:00am-12:00pm Hop on over to Veterans Park for some egg-citing fun at an old-fashion egg hunt for kids ages 11 and under. Special guests and attractions will be Mr. E Bunny, activity table, and thousands of eggs. A few lucky kids might even find a golden egg and win a special prize. The event will be held rain or shine. No registration necessary, open to ages 11 and under. FREE.

April 13: Easter Egg Hunt – Richfield | 10:00-11:00am Everyone chooses prizes for spring: kites, bubbles, sidewalk chalk and more. Come celebrate Easter, decorate cookies with friends, and of course hunt Easter eggs. Enter a drawing for Springtime books sponsored by Caring for Children Child Care Center. There will be a golden egg hidden for each age group. The child who finds the Golden Egg in the lower age group will win an Easter Prize Pack The child who finds the Golden Egg in the upper age group will win free admission to Mars And Beyond: Vacation Bible School and extended daycamp. FREE.

April 19 & 20: Egg Trail and Rabbit Habits – Bloomington | 9:30am-12:30pm Hunt for colorful wooden eggs and fact-filled rabbits on a non-competitive hike through the forest. Collect a treat and take a photo with a giant, friendly rabbit. Meet live animals up-close and learn about birds, nests, eggs, and rabbits. Create a craft and enjoy a snack. Reservations recommended. 

April 19 & 20: Spring Eggstravaganza: Rock Hunt – Victoria | 10:00am-2:30pm Bring baskets and hunt for colored rocks (ages 2-8) or secret messages (ages 8-adult). Trade rocks or decoded messages for goodies, and bring a camera for photos with a bunny character. Enjoy crafts, face painting and visit live animals. Hunts leave every 30 minutes with the last hunt leaving at 1:30 PM; all other activities are ongoing. 

April 20: Easter Egg Candy Hunt – Chanhassen | 9:00am. Over 400 children along with their friends and families attend this annual event. The program includes prize giveaways, a coloring contest, the candy hunt, and an appearance from the Easter Bunny! 

April 20: Spring Eggstravaganza – Minnetonka | 10:00-11:30am Calling all egg-hunters! Join us for this annual spring event that includes a scavenger hunt style egg hunt inside and outside, photos with the bunny, dancing to musical entertainment, face-painting, crafts, treats, and games. Please bring a basket for egg hunting.

April 20: Community Easter Egg Hunt – Excelsior | 10:00-11:30am Prizes, STEM bunnies, Sparky the Fire Dog, puppet shows, and egg hunt. Free.

April 20: Spring Egg Hunt – Bloomington| 10:00-11:30am Join us for EGG-citing activities from 10 am – 11 am including balloon artists, kids art activity, music, information booths and much more fun! Over 9,000 eggs will be ready to be found at exactly 11 a.m. for kids ages 8 and under.

April 20: Easter Egg Hunt – Bloomington | 12:30-2:00pm Bring your friends and your own basket, hunt begins at 1pm. Search for over 5,000 candy-filled eggs. Then join us for face painting, art, a candy walk and a BOUNCE HOUSE. This is a free event for the community so we hope to see you there! FREE.

April 7: Burnsville Center Bunny Cares | Times Vary People within every spectrum of special need and their families are invited to a private photo session to experience the time-honored tradition of a visit with the Easter Bunny.

April 7: Caring Bunny – Southdale Center | Times Vary Caring Bunny provides an exclusive, subdued and welcoming environment for children with special needs and their families.

April 7: Sensitive Bunny – Maplewood Mall | 9:00-11:00am Join us for some sensory-friendly fun the whole family can enjoy! We’ve created a stress-free environment outside of regular mall hours with crafts, games, treats and of course the Bunny.

April 7: Sensitive Bunny – Northtown Mall | 8:00-10:00am Join us to take part in Sensitive Bunny, an experience for guests with sensitivities to the hustle and bustle of regular mall hours.

April 13: Adaptive Egg Hunt – Woodbury | 2:00pm A special egg hunt just for our friends with physical or cognitive challenges. Bring your own basket or bag to find the eggs hidden all around the playground! Participants will join in on an egg hunt, take photos with the spring bunny and complete a fun spring-themed craft. Please bring your own camera for photos with the bunny.

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