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What to Do for Easter 2018 Around Seattle and the Eastside

20 Easter-season egg hunts and activities for kids and families

Published on: March 21, 2018

Girl holding Easter basket with eggs

Easter season brings egg hunts of all varieties — underwater, by flashlight — and a host of other activities for kids and families. Read on to find out about decorating cookies, racing the Easter bunny, taking a brunch cruise and, of course, all manner of egg hunts! Our list is arranged by date starting with Saturday, March 24.

And if you're looking for Easter-season activities in the South Sound, check our guide to Easter fun in the South Sound.

Fox Hollow Farm Easter Celebration

Enjoy an old-fashioned farm experience! Kids can hunt for eggs, ride ATVs, play in the farm house village and, of course, interact with all the adorable baby farm animals all while admiring the blooming spring flowers. Time slots fill up fast so be sure to buy tickets in advance.

Location: Fox Hollow Farm, Issaquah
Date: March 24–25 and March 31–April 1; 2 hour time slots available from 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Age: All ages
Cost: Friday pricing, $10 per person. Saturday–Sunday, $50 per car (up to 7 people)
Details: Fox Hollow website

Beat the Bunny 5K and Free Kids' Dash

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

Date: Saturday, March 24, 10 a.m.
Location: Redmond Community Center at Marymoor Village
Age: All ages
Cost: Adults and teens ages 15 and up, $30; youth ages 12–15, $15; ages 11 and under free
Details: Beat the Bunny website

Easter Eggstravaganza

Egg hunt, bounce houses, face painting and more!

Date: Saturday, March 24, 10 a.m.–noon
Location: Northwest Community Church, Bothell
Age: Ages 0–11 with families
Cost: Free; preregister
Details: Northwest Community Church website

Cookie Decorating with the Easter Bunny

Let your little one enjoy some creative and tasty fun at this popular event. Materials will be provided to make six festive sugar cookies as well as a themed container to take them home. Make sure your phone is charged as there will be plenty of photos ops with the Easter Bunny!

Date: Saturday, March 24, 10 a.m.–noon
Location: Oopsie Daisy Children's Consignment Boutique, Snohomish
Age: All ages
Cost: $20
Details: Oopsie Daisy Eventbrite event

Free Community Easter Egg Hunt

This free Easter egg hunt with snacks popcorn and drinks for the whole family is sponsored by Essential Church and Youth for Christ. There'll be inflatables, face-painting and get this: 50,000 eggs!

Date: Saturday, March 24, 3 p.m.
Location: Bellevue College
Age: Specific age group times for egg hunt to be announced one week before the event
Cost: Free; preregistration recommended
Details: Essential Church website

Egg-tastic Event at KidsQuest Children's Museum

This fun event is filled with, you guessed it, egg-citing activities! Create an egg maze, play games, create art and more.

Date: Sunday, March 25, 9 a.m.–noon
Location: KidsQuest Children's Museum, Bellevue
Age: Ages 12 and under with families
Cost: $13; advance ticket recommended as event often fills up; discount for members
Details: KidsQuest's website

Pysanky Egg Workshop at KidsQuest Children's Museum

Pysanky is an ancient form of folk art from Ukraine. Eggs are decorated using beeswax and dyes resulting in an artful keepsake. Learn the art of Pysanky and make your own beautiful creation at this workshop.

Date: Friday, March 30, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Location: KidsQuest Children's Museum, Bellevue
Age: Ages 7 and up
Cost: $25 
Details: KidsQuest's website

Flashlight Egg Hunt for Teens

Enjoy music, a bunny photo booth, prizes, games, ice cream sundae bar and a flashlight egg hunt. Bring a basket or receptacle for eggs.

Date: Friday, March 30, 7–9 p.m.
Location: Village Green Park, Issaquah Highlands
Age: Grades 6–12 (student ID required)
Cost: $5
Details: Issaquah Highlands' website

Flashlight Egg Hunt at Samena

Bring your flashlight and basket to hunt for hidden-in-the-dark eggs. The event is outside so be sure to dress warmly and wear good shoes.

Date: Friday, March 30, 8–8:45 p.m.
Location: Samena Swim Club, Bellevue
Age: Ages 4 and up
Cost: $12
Details: Samena activity brochure

Toddler Land Egg Hunt

If your little one isn't quite ready for Samena's Flashlight Egg Hunt, they can put their egg hunting skills to work in Toddler Land! Bring a basket.

Date: Saturday, March 31, 9 a.m. (for ages 2 and under) and 9:30 a.m. (for ages 3–5)Location: Samena Swim Club, Bellevue
Age: Ages 5 and under
Cost: $12; preregister
Details: Samena activity brochure

Bunny Bounce at Woodland Park Zoo

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

Date: Saturday, March 31, 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
Location: Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle
Age: Egg hunt for ages 1–8; all ages welcome at the zoo
Cost: Included with admission
Details: Woodland Park Zoo's website

Spring Egg Hunts at Seattle Neighborhood Community Centers

Bring your basket and head to your neighborhood community center to gather up the eggs. Most start at 10 a.m. sharp — don't be late or you'll be left empty-handed — but check the time for the community center where you're heading. Some centers will be collecting food donations for local food banks.

Date: Saturday, March 31, 10 a.m.
Location: Seattle neighborhood community centers across the city
Age: Ages 1–10
Cost: Free
Details: ParentMap's family fun calendar

Easter Egg Hunt at Bob's Corn and Pumpkin Farm

Canyon Creek Church hosts this free egg hunt with lots of extras including the Glacier Peak High School drum line performing, bounce houses, hay rides, carnival games and lots more. Egg hunts take place from 11 a.m.–12:15 pm in 15-minute increments by age group. Arrive early and expect crowds going after some 25,000 eggs.

Date: Saturday, March 31, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Location: Bob's Corn and Pumpkin Farm, 109017 Elliott Road, Snohomish
Age: All ages welcome; egg hunts for ages 0–12
Cost: Free
Details: Canyon Creek Church's Facebook page

Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt

Rain-or-shine community egg hunt features fire truck tours and face painting in addition to age-specific egg hunts and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

Date: Saturday, March 31, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Location: Heatherwood Middle School, 1419 Trillim Blvd. S.E., Mill Creek
Age: 1–11
Cost: Free
Details: City of Mill Creek's website

Annual Snohomish Easter Parade

Enjoy floats, marching bands and much more at this family friendly event. Don't forget to stick around after the parade for the Easter bonnet contest — no advance sign up so wear your most Easter-iffic bonnet and enter!

Date: Saturday, March 31, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Location: Downtown Snohomish, along First Avenue
Age: All ages
Cost: Free
Details: Snohomish Chamber website

Samena's Underwater Egg Hunt

Independent swimmers can hunt for eggs in the pool, then turn them in for a prize. Goggles are useful; no snorkels allowed.

Date: Saturday, March 31, 11 a.m.–noon (10 minute sessions divided by age group).
Location: Samena Swim Club, Bellevue
Age: Ages 5–12
Cost: $12
Details: Samena activity brochure

Easter Eggstravaganza

Participate in an egg scavenger hunt, get your face-painting or get glammed up with glitter tattoos, bounce on inflatables or the Springfree Trampoline, plus enjoy crafts, games, bunnies, chicks and more!

Date: Saturday, March 31, noon–4 p.m.
Location: Redmond Town Center
Age: Egg hunt for ages 12 and under; other events all ages
Cost: Free
Details: Redmond Town Center website

Mercer Island 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. Bring your basket.

Date: Saturday, March 31, 4 p.m. (ages 1–3) and 5 p.m. (ages 4–6)
Location: Mercerdale Park, Mercer Island
Age: 1–5
Fee: $5 donation per family; no preregistration required
Details: City of Mercer Island's website

Glow Egg Hunt

This free egg hunt for kids follows Gold Creek Community Church's 6 p.m. service.

Date: Saturday, March 31, 7 p.m.
Location: Gold Creek Community Church, Mill Creek
Age: Ages 1–10
Cost: Free
Details: Gold Creek Community Church's website

Mercer Island Flashlight Egg Hunt

Older kids need an extra challenge for their egg hunt. Bring your flashlight and your basket and go nuts. No parents on the field.

Date: Saturday, March 31, 8:30 p.m.
Location: Mercerdale Park, Mercer Island
Age: 7–10
Fee: $5 donation per family; no preregistration required
Details: City of Mercer Island's website

HECA Play Lab Easter Egg Hunt and Fun

Come to this sweet new indoor play space and bring your basket for its first annual egg hunt.

Date: Sunday, April 1, 11 a.m.–noon
Location: HECA Play Lab, 7033 15th Ave N.W., Unit E, Seattle
Age: Ages 0–8
Cost: Included with open play admission ($10.50/first child, $7 second child); preregister
Details: HECA Play Lab website

Egg Hunt

This community church invites kids to a free egg hunt following its 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. services.

Date: Sunday, April 1, 10:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
Location: Gold Creek Community Church, Woodinville
Age: Ages 1–10
Cost: Free
Details: Gold Creek Community Church's website

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 1, 10 a.m.–2:30 p.m. (boarding begins at 9:30 a.m.)
Location: Leaves from Pier 54 in Seattle
Age: All ages
Cost: $49–$94; aegs 3 and under free
Details: Argosy website

Easter Brunch Cruise

Enjoy a two-hour cruise on Lake Washington and Lake Union while dining on a delicious brunch. The captain narrates the tour providing interesting information about the sights.

Date: Sunday, April 1, 10:30 a.m.
Location: Leaves from Waterways Home Port or Kirkland Marina
Age: All ages
Cost: Adults, $69; senior and military, $63; child (ages 5–12) $40; under age 4 free
Details: Waterway Cruises and Events website

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