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What to Do for Easter 2019 Around Seattle and the Eastside

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

Published on: April 15, 2019

Girl holding Easter basket with eggs

Easter weekend brings egg hunts of all varieties and a host of other activities for kids and families. Read on to find out about hunting for eggs — by flashlight, underwater or in a traditional grassy field — and a handful of related family events.

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

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, April 19, 6–7:30 p.m.
Location: KidsQuest Children's Museum, Bellevue
Age: Ages 7 and up
Cost: $25 ; preregistration required
Details: KidsQuest's website

Flashlight Egg Hunt for Middle Schoolers

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, April 19, 7–9 p.m.
Location: Village Green Park, Issaquah Highlands
Age: Grades 6–8 (student ID required)
Cost: $5
Details: Issaquah Highlands' website

Flashlight Egg Hunt at Jefferson Community Center

The community egg hunt for the older crowd. Youth ages 12–18 can bring a bag, a flashlight and their best hunting skills to gather up eggs in the dark. Don't be late because the hunt goes fast.
Date: Friday, April 19, 8–9 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Community Center, 3801 Beacon Ave. S., Seattle
Age: Ages 12–18
Cost: Free
Details: Southeast Community Centers winter brochure

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, April 19, 8–8:45 p.m.
Location: Samena Swim Club, Bellevue
Age: Ages 4 and up
Cost: $12
Details: Samena website

Samena 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, April 20, 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; pre-register
Details: Samena website

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, April 20, 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 — best arrive by 9:45 a.m. 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, April 20, 10 a.m.
Location: Seattle neighborhood community centers across the city
Age: 1–10
Cost: Free
Details: ParentMap's family fun calendar

Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Easter Egg Hunt

Meet the Easter Bunny and Snohomish County Fire District 1 personnel at Frances Anderson Field during a three-tier egg hunt put on by the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club. Bring your own basket and food or cash donations for the Edmonds Food Bank.
Date: Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m.
Location: Frances Anderson Field, 700 Main Street, Edmonds
Age: 3–10
Cost: Please a non-perishable food or cash donation for the Edmonds Food Bank
Details: Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary website

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, April 20, 10:30 a.m.–noon
Location: Heatherwood Middle School, 1419 Trillium Blvd. S.E., Mill Creek
Age: 1–11
Cost: Please bring one canned food item for the Mill Creek Community Food Bank
Details: Mill Creek Tourism website

Park Ridge Community Church Eggstravaganza

This free Easter egg hunt takes place on a large, open field and is great for the whole family!
Date: Saturday, April 20, 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Location: Park Ridge Community Church, 3805 Maltby Road, Bothell
Age: 0–11
Cost: Free; preregister
Details: Park Ridge Community Church 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, April 20, 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, April 20, 11 a.m.–noon (10-minute sessions divided by age group).
Location: Samena Swim Club, Bellevue
Age: Ages 5–12
Cost: $12
Details: Samena website

Arlington Easter Egg Hunt

Come early to be ready for the 11 a.m. egg hunt, plus meet the Easter Bunny and local police and fire personnel. Refreshments provided by Arlington United Church.
Date: Saturday, April 20, 11 a.m. sharp
Location: Off of 51st Ave. N.E.
Age: Ages 10 and under
Cost: Free
Details: City of Arlington Facebook page

Spring 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, April 20, noon–4 p.m.
Location: Redmond Town Center
Age: Egg hunt for first 2000 kids 12 and under; other events all ages
Cost: Free
Details: Redmond Town Center website

Gold Greek Community Church Egg Hunt

This free egg hunt for kids follows Gold Creek Community Church's various Easter services.
Date: Saturday, April 20, 6 p.m., and Sunday, April 21, 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and noon
Location: Gold Creek Community Church, Mill Creek
Age: 1–10
Cost: Free
Details: Gold Creek Community Church's website

West Seattle Thriftway Community Egg Hunt

This hunt has been a West Seattle tradition for over 30 years! Bring your kids and a basket to this spring egg hunt store takeover.
Date: Saturday, April 20, 9 a.m. until supplies last (30,000 eggs to give out, with a limit of ~25 eggs per child)
Location: West Seattle Thriftway, 4201 S.W. Morgan Street, Seattle
Age: 0–10
Cost: Free
Details: West Seattle Thriftway website

Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt

Kirkland's Kiwanis Club scatters over 500 pounds of eggs around Peter Kirk Park for hunt-ready kids. Different areas of the park are designated for different age groups.
Date: Sunday, April 21, 1–1:45 p.m. (hunt at 1:30 p.m. sharp)
Location: Peter Kirk Park, 202 3rd Street, Kirkland
Ages: 1–12
Cost: Free
Details: Kiwanis Club website

Beacon Hill Eggstravaganza

Egg hunt, bounce houses, cookie decoration, photo booth and more!
Date: Sunday, April 21, 1–4 p.m.
Location: Seattle Chinese Alliance Church, 2803 S. Orcas Street, Seattle
Age: All ages
Cost: Free
Details: Facebook event page

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 21, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. (boarding begins at 9:30 a.m.)
Location: Leaves from Pier 55 in Seattle
Age: All ages
Cost: $49–$99; ages 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 21, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Location: Leaves from Waterways Home Port or Kirkland City Dock
Age: All ages
Cost: Adults $84; senior and military $76; child (ages 5–12) $42; ages 4 and under free
Details: Waterway Cruises and Events website

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