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What to Do for Easter 2017 in Seattle, the Eastside and Beyond

Need ideas for April 16, 2017? Hop to it!

Published on: March 21, 2017

Girl holding Easter basket with eggs

Want to do more than just hunt for eggs this Easter season? Check out our round-up of Easter activities for the whole family — even your pet! Enjoy brunch on a boat or with your American Girl doll, try to beat the bunny in a race, visit the special needs-sensitive “Caring Bunny,” help raise money for rescued rabbits, hunt eggs in the dark with a flashlight and more! 

List sorted by date and time of activity

Sunday, April 2

Caring Bunny

A subdued and welcoming environment for special-needs children and their families

Location: Northgate Mall, Seattle

Date: Sunday, April 2, 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Age: All ages

Cost: Free

Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/caring-bunny-tickets-32099209600?aff=es2

Thursday, April 6

Mighty Mites “Egg”stravaganza

Egg hunt, play equipment, bounce house and other fun activities

Date: Thursday, April 6,10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Location: Miller Community Center, Seattle

Ages: 5 and under

Cost: Free

Details: http://parkways.seattle.gov/2017/02/28/spring-eggstravaganzas-seattle-parks-recreation-offers-free-egg-hunts-throughout-city

Friday, April 7

Flashlight Eggstravaganza

Enjoy music, a bunny photo booth, prizes, games, ice cream sundae bar and a flashlight egg hunt.

Location: Village Green Park, Issaquah Highlands 

Date: Friday, April 7, 7 to 10 p.m.

Age: Middle and high school students (student ID required)

Cost: $5

Details: http://www.issaquahhighlands.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/hy-egg-hunt-17-11x17.jpg

Saturday, April 8

Beat the Bunny 5K

Race alongside the Easter Bunny and get a free T-shirt!

Location: Redmond Central Connector Park

Date: Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m.

Age: All ages

Cost: Adults (age 15 or older), $20 to $30 (sign-up early for discounted price); youth (age 12 to 15), $15; 12 and under, free

Details: http://www.redmond.gov/cms/One.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=117300

Easter Eggsstravaganza

Egg hunt, games and a petting zoo!

Date: Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Location: Northwest Community Church, Bothell

Age: 2 to 12

Cost: Free

Details: https://nextdoor.com/events/wa/bothell/easter-eggstravaganza-at-northwest-community-church-1069193

2017 Bunny Party

This event benefits the Seattle Animal Shelter and Bunny Rescue. Join in an egg hunt down Western Avenue, participate in sidewalk art, coloring pages a photo booth, silent auction and pet bunnies (you must sign-up for a time slot to pet the bunnies).

Date: Saturday, April 8, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Location: Ugly Baby and La Ru (1430 Western Ave., Seattle)

Age: All ages

Cost: $5 to $10; under age 3, free. Limited tickets at the door, $17

Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bunny-party-2017-tickets-32389564058

The Great Community Egg Hunt

Come find some of the 30,000 hidden eggs! Features prizes for kids and adults, inflatables, face-painting and more!

Date: Saturday, April 8, 12 to 2 p.m.

Location: Woodinville Sports Fields

Age: For egg hunt, ages 1 through fifth grade; other activities, all ages

Cost: Free

Details: https://www.facebook.com/TheGreatCommunityEggHunt

Free Community Easter Egg Hunt

Easter egg hunt and popcorn and drinks for the whole family. Features 30,000 eggs!

Location: Lake Hills Elementary School, Bellevue

Date: Saturday, April 83 p.m.

Age: Specific age group times for egg hunt to be announced one week before the event

Cost: Free. Preregistration recommended

Details: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfQ5F3ZO5zNL8zcac3t_q16DZfPDNvaO4PFaG5JrYiwjCFAqw/viewform?c=0&w=1

Sunday, April 9

Egg-tastic Event at KidsQuest Children's Museum

Engineer an egg maze, sink and float eggs in the water gallery and create an "edible egg" in the Art Studio.

Date: Sunday, April 9, 9 a.m. to noon

Location: KidsQuest Children's Museum

Age: 0 to 12

Cost:

  • Advance tickets: $8 per member; $13 per non-member
  • At-the-door (if available): $9 per member; $14 per non-member
  • Preregistration encouraged

Details: http://www.kidsquestmuseum.org/event/an-egg-tastic-event

Brunch With the Easter Bunny at American Girl

Come in with your doll for a special brunch. Meet the Easter Bunny and take home a photo!

Location: American Girl Store, Alderwood Mall

Date: Sunday, April 9, 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Age: 3 and up

Cost: $25

Details: https://www.alderwoodmall.com/en/events/easter-bunny-and-brunch-11793.html?intcmp=alderwood-events;promotile;easter-bunny-and-brunch-easter-bunny-and-brunch

Pet Photos With the Easter Bunny

Bring your pet to pose with the Easter Bunny!

Location: Northgate Mall, Seattle

Date: Sunday, April 9, 7 to 8 p.m.

Age: All ages

Cost: Free

Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pet-photo-night-tickets-32094893691?aff=es2

Thursday, April 13

Toddler Eggstaravaganza

Peter Cottontail, cookie decoration, balloons, music and fun!

Date: Thursday, April 13, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Location: High Point Community Center

Ages: 5 and under

Cost: $5

Details: http://parkways.seattle.gov/2017/02/28/spring-eggstravaganzas-seattle-parks-recreation-offers-free-egg-hunts-throughout-city

Friday, April 14

Flashlight Egg Hunt

Bring a flashlight and hunt for eggs in the dark! Tons of treats in eggs to be found and the one who finds the Golden Egg will win a grand prize.

Date: Friday, April 14, 8 p.m.

Locations: Van Asselt Community Center Gym and Jefferson Community Center Gym

Ages: 12 to 18

Cost: Free. Preregistration advised by the day of the event.

Details: http://parkways.seattle.gov/2017/02/28/spring-eggstravaganzas-seattle-parks-recreation-offers-free-egg-hunts-throughout-city

Saturday, April 15

Bunny Bounce

Kids ages 1 to 8 can hunt eggs, visit animals and participate in special activities. Some animals will be nibbling on special flower-filled Easter baskets.

Date: Saturday, April 15, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: Woodland Park Zoo

Age: Egg hunt, ages 1 to 8 

Cost: Activities are free with the cost of zoo admission 

Details: http://www.zoo.org/events?cgid=1&ceid=913&cerid=0&cdt=4%2f15%2f2017#.WMgbFTYizIU

Spring Egg Hunt at the Children's Museum

Head to Seattle Center for this favorite Easter activity, where kids can search for thousands of Eco-Eggs are hidden throughout the Museum. (Admission is limited to make sure there are plenty of eggs for each child to find and to avoid overcrowded spaces, which means, book soon!)

Location: The Children's Museum, Seattle Center

Date: April 15 and 16, 8:30 a.m.–10 a.m.

Age: Not specified

Cost: $8 per person for ages 1 and older; includes all-day admission to museum

Details: thechildrensmuseum.org/spring-egg-hunts/

Eggstravaganza

Bounce houses, free food, games and egg hunting

Location: Foothills Baptist Church, Issaquah

Date: Saturday, April 15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Age: Not specified

Cost: Free

Details: http://www.foothillschurch.net/?post_type=cpt_events&p=549

Easter Eggstravaganza

Participate in an egg scavenger hunt, face-painting and glitter tattoos, inflatables, bounce on a Springfree Trampoline, crafts, games, pet bunnies, chicks and goats and much more!

Location: Redmond Town Center

Date: Saturday, April 15, 12 p.m.

Age: Egg hunt, 12 and under; other events, all ages

Cost: Free

Details: http://redmondtowncenter.com/custom/eggstravaganza.php

Spring Eggs-travaganza! Lil'Ones Egg Hunt 

Hop on over to Mercerdale Park for the annual Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt just for the little ones! The resident bunny and frog have been hard at work putting together eggs, candy and prizes for everyone.

Location: Mercerdale Park

Date: Saturday, April 15, 4 p.m. (ages 1 to 3), 5 p.m. (ages 4 to 6)

Age: 1 to 6

Fee: $5 donation per family

Details: https://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=3065

Egg Hunt

This isn't your typical egg hunt! Kids can enjoy inflatables, cotton candy, popcorn, carnival games and more.

Date: Saturday, April 15, 4 p.m.

Location: Woodinville Goldcreek Church, Hillcrest Elementary

Age: Not specified

Cost: Free

Details: http://goldcreek.org/egghunt

Flashlight Egg Hunt

This flashlight egg hunt was created exclusively for older kids! Lots of eggs, candy and prizes for everyone.

Location: Mercerdale Park

Date: Saturday, April 15, 8:30 p.m.

Age: 7 to 12 

Fee: $5 donation per family. No registration required.

Details: https://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=3065

Sunday, April 16 (Easter Sunday)

Argosy Cruises Easter Brunch at Tillicum

Argosy Cruises is organizing an Easter adventure at Tillicum on Blake Island State Park, with a brunch buffet (featuring brioche French toast and Tillicum’s alderwood fire-roasted fish), and an annual Easter egg hunt across the property. You can also explore the beaches and trails on the island, and enjoy native performances and storytelling in and around the Longhouse.

Date:  Sunday, April 16, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Location: Leaves from Pier 55 in Seattle

Age: All ages

Cost: $32-$84; kids 3 and under free

Details: argosycruises.com/argosy-cruises/easter/

Easter Brunch Cruise

Enjoy a two-hour cruise on Lake Washington and Lake Union while dining on a delicious brunch. The captain even narrates the tour. Who knows? You might learn something! 

Date: Sunday, April 16

Location: Leaves from Waterways Home Port or Kirkland Marina

Age: All ages

Cost: Adults, $69; senior and military, $62; child (ages 5 to 12): $39; under age 4, free

Details: https://waterwayscruises.com/easter-brunch-cruise

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