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Best Easter Events for Seattle-Area Families in 2023

20+ egg hunts and Easter activities around Seattle, the Eastside and South Sound

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Published on: March 27, 2023

A cute young girl peers through the rounded handle of her Easter basket with colored eggs in it. She is lying in the grass and wearing bunny ears. Best Seattle Easter events for kids and families 2023

Hippity hop, Easter is coming! A huge basket-full of Easter events for kids and families are happening around town, and you and your crew can join in! Community activities include all sorts of egg hunts, bunny-meeting opportunities, train rides and more. Let’s hop to it. Happy Easter to all!

2023 Easter events around Seattle and beyond

March 29–April 8, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.: Bunny Patch at Thomasson Farm, Enumclaw
Come down to Thomasson Family Farm in Enumclaw, famous for its fall pumpkin patch, for an Easter celebration. A lot of your favorite activities will be available, such as the playground area and tractor train rides, plus an ongoing egg hunt and more. Book tickets in advance, open Wednesday–Sunday; $10–$14 per person; ages 2 and younger free. 

Saturday, April 1, 10–11 a.m.: Medina Annual Easter Egg Hunt
This annual egg hunt takes place at Medina Park and kids are once again invited to romp their way through the grass to pick up treats. Free.

Saturday, April 1, 10–11:30 a.m.: Pysanky Egg Workshop, Bellevue
Pysanky is an ancient form of folk art from Ukraine. Eggs are decorated using beeswax and dyes, resulting in an artful keepsake. Join KidsQuest Museum in learning the art of Pysanky and make your own beautiful creation at this workshop. Preregister; $40 (discount for museum members). Ages 7 and older.

Saturday, April 1, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Easter Egg Hunt, Renton
Hunt for eggs, play carnival games and bounce on inflatables at this community event. Parents can buy their own coffee and doughnut treats while all the fun takes place. Free. Egg hunts happen every 15 minutes for separate age groups from toddlers to sixth-grade students.

Saturday, April 1, 10:30 a.m.–noon: Reber Ranch Easter Eggstravanza, Kent
Bring the whole fam, including your beloved pup, to this pet paradise for a treat hunt all their own! Kids in three age groups will take their turns first, then the final hunt of the day will be for the dogs. Free. Ages 11 and younger.

Saturday–Sunday, April 1–2, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.: Simpson Railroad Easter Bunny Special Train Ride, Shelton
Book an egg-stra special train ride with Simpson Railroad. Enjoy the 2.25-mile loop with an Easter egg hunt stop along the way. Say hello to the Easter Bunny while collecting eggs before hopping back on the train. Buy tickets online; $15 per person.

Saturday, April 1, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.: Hide & Peep Egg Hunt at the Outlet Collection, Auburn
Start at the Easter Bunny set and hunt through the mall to find the retailers with large Easter decals in their windows to collect your eggs! Free. Ages 3–11.

Saturday, April 1, noon–3 p.m.: Dee Dee’s Easter Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza, Kent
There’s plenty to do at this Eggstravaganza besides hunting for eggs! Spend the afternoon at Kent’s Chestnut Ridge Park mingling with the Easter Bunny, getting your face painted, playing games, making crafts and noshing on snacks. Free.

April 1–2 and 8, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.: Easter EGG-stravaganza and Petting Zoo, Sumner
Kids of all ages will be thrilled to celebrate Easter with an outdoor petting zoo at the Old Cannery Furniture Warehouse. The celebration also includes egg hunts and free photos with the Easter Bunny. Free.

April 1, 6 and 8, start times vary: Spring Egg Hunts at Seattle Community Centers, Various locations in Seattle
Spring is on its way and you’re invited to celebrate with an egg hunt at a bounty of community centers in Seattle. Don’t forget to bring a bag or basket to collect eggs and treats. Most events kick off at 10 or 10:30 a.m., check your local community center. Free.

Friday, April 7, 8–9 p.m.: Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt, Seattle
Gather your teens at Jefferson Community Center for a nighttime egg hunt just for them. Bring your own flashlight and bag to collect your haul. Free. Ages 12–18.

Friday–Monday, April 7–10, 8 a.m.–8 p.m.: Auburn’s Peter Cotton Trail
Go on a bunny scavenger hunt around Auburn’s parks and trails. Mark your calendar — the list of locations will be announced on April 6. Find 10 bunnies (each one is numbered), fill out a scorecard and submit it for a chance to win a prize! Free.

Saturday, April 8, 9–11 a.m.: Easter Egg Hunt, SeaTac
SeaTac’s traditional egg hunt at Angle Lake Park is back! Bring the family to collect treat-filled eggs and meet the Bunny. Free. Ages 10 and younger.

Saturday, April 8, 9–11 a.m.: EGGStravaganza 2023, Des Moines
A whole morning of fun is planned at Des Moines Beach Park including an egg hunt, arts and crafts, Bunny photos, refreshments and prizes. Preregister; $5 per child for the egg hunt. Ages 12 and younger.

Saturday, April 8, 9 a.m.–noon: Community Egg Hunt, Monroe
Head to Lake Tye Park for Monroe’s annual Community Egg Hunt. A fifth field was added this year to accommodate kids with physical or cognitive needs and their adult helpers. Free. Ages 10 and younger.

Saturday, April 8, 10–11 a.m.: Maple Valley Egg Hunt
Grab your baskets and head to Lake Wilderness Park where 20,000 eggs await eager hunters! Meet the Easter Bunny, get your face painted and enjoy some snacks. Free.

Saturday, April 8, 10–11 a.m.: Marysville EGGstravaganza Egg Hunt
Spring is in the air and the Easter Bunny is on the way! Grab your Easter basket and hop on over to Jennings Park for this egg-stravaganza. Free. Ages 8 and younger.

Saturday, April 8, 10–11 a.m.: Bunny Hop Egg Hunt, Snoqualmie
Hop over to Centennial Fields where thousands of eggs will be placed for kids to find. Kids will be separated into two age groups. Mr. Bunny is also expected to make an appearance, making a memorable entrance on a Snoqualmie fire engine. Free. Ages 1–11.

Saturday, April 8, 10–11:15 a.m.: Traditional Egg Hunt, Brier
Join the city of Brier for a traditional egg hunt and appearance by the Easter Bunny. Kids up to age 10 will be released by age groups and have a chance to pick up treat-filled eggs. Free.

Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m.–noon: Fife Easter Festival
Bring the family and take a lap around the track of Dacca Park Football Field to find vendors, treats and eggs. Enjoy a lively dance party, giant inflatables and get your picture with the Easter Bunny. Free.

Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.: Spring Egg Hunt, Gig Harbor
Book your time slot in advance and head to Sehmel Homestead Park to hunt for eggs, make crafts and take photos with the Easter Bunny. The final hour from 1–2 p.m. is reserved for those with sensory needs. Admission is free, but everyone is encouraged to bring non-perishable food donations. All ages.

Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.: Kitsap Live Steamers Easter Egg Hunt and Train Rides, Port Orchard
Train enthusiasts can hop aboard a miniature steam train and ride the rails on opening day at Kitsap Live Steamers. Then hop off for an egg hunt at noon. The fun doesn’t end there because trains keep running until 4 in the afternoon. Free. Register in advance for the egg hunt, scheduled for 10 a.m.

Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.: El Centro de la Raza Easter Market, Seattle
Check out this mercado held on Roberto Maestas Festival Street and take you photo with the Easter Bunny, enjoy music, entertainment, crafts, spicy gummies (!) and more — all while supporting local, small vendors.

Saturday, April 8, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt, Mill Creek
Get hopping to this egg-stravaganza at Heatherwood Middle School where you will find an egg hunt, balloon twisters, fun activities, games and more! Canned food donations are welcome. Free.

Saturday, April 8, 11 a.m.–noon: Tumwater Easter Egg Dash
Join the fun at Tumwater’s annual Easter Egg Dash. Some 20,000 eggs filled with candy, toys, and prize coupons will be nestled in the grassy field behind the stadium at Tumwater High School. Mark the occasion with a picture with the Easter Bunny, too! Free.

Saturday, April 8, 11 a.m.–noon: Snohomish Easter Parade
Washington State’s only Easter Parade will once again make its way through Historic Downtown Snohomish. As always, it’s followed by the Easter Bonnet Contest, so get your best bonnet ready! Free.

Saturday, April 8, 11 a.m.–noon: Easter Egg Hunt, Bonney Lake
Head to Allan Yorke Park to gather eggs filled with candy, toys and prizes. The action starts at 11 a.m. and goes fast so don’t be late! Free. Ages 11 and younger.

Saturday, April 8, 11 a.m.–noon: Lake Stevens Great Egg Hunt at the Cove
Some 12,000 eggs, prizes and loads of fun are waiting for kids and their families at North Cove Park. Free. Ages 12 and younger.

Saturday, April 8, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.: Easter Egg Hunt at Kent Station
Head to Kent Station where kids up through age 5 can hunt for eggs the traditional way, and those ages 6–12 can join a scavenger hunt ending with a delicious treat. Then, use your own camera to snap a photo with the Easter Bunny himself. Free. Ages 12 and younger.

Saturday, April 8, 2–4:30 p.m.: Underwater Egg Hunt, Issaquah
Splish, splash, it’s an underwater egg hunt at Julius Boehm Pool so grab your bathing suit and jump in! Egg hunts take place in separate time slots for different age groups. Preregister; $11–$13. Ages 12 and younger.

Saturday, April 8, 3–5 p.m.: Easter Egg Hunt at Sunrise Village, Puyallup
The hunt for eggs is on at Sunrise Village. Kids will hunt in two separate age groups. The Easter Bunny will be there ready to pose with you using your own camera. Enjoy face painting, balloon twisters and more. Free. Ages 12 and younger.

Sunday, April 9, 1:30–2:30 p.m.: Easter Egg Hunt at Peter Kirk Park, Kirkland
Find treats aplenty stuffed inside eggs and visit with costumed characters as you capture some fun selfies at this annual community event. Free.

Sunday, April 9, noon–5 p.m.: Family Easter Egg Hunt, Bellevue
The Forum Social House hosts two egg hunts, noon–2 p.m. and 3–5 p.m., where kids can find eggs stashed around the giant indoor venue. A kid’s ticket includes an Easter basket for collecting eggs, and activities such as a photo booth, hula hooping, games and a visit with the Easter Bunny. $20; adults are free.

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