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Best Easter Egg Hunts and Events for Seattle-Area Families in 2024

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

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Published on: March 15, 2024

Cute sisters wearing bunny ears share a hug. Best Seattle Easter events for kids and families 2024

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!

2024 Easter egg hunts and events around Seattle and beyond

Saturday, March 16, 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; $35–40 (discount for museum members). Ages 7 and older.

Saturday, March 16, noon–3 p.m.: Easter Bunny Arrival, Olympia
Be there when the Easter Bunny makes his grand entrance, bringing treats and egg-citement to Capital Mall. Play games, get crafty and take photos. Free.

Saturday, March 16, 1–3 p.m.: Tukwila Pool's Spring Egg Plunge
Take the plunge and gather eggs at this in-water hunt at Tukwila Pool. You just might find the golden ticket and win a prize! Preregister. $5.

Wednesday–Sunday, March 20–30, 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, closed on Easter; $10–$14 per person; ages 2 and younger free. 

Saturday, March 23, 9–9:50 a.m.: My First Egg Hunt, Kent
Littles 18 months and younger can enjoy their very own parent and baby egg hunt at Kent's My Gym. Besides hunting eggs, there will be games, dancing, swing time and more active fun. Members and non-members are welcome. $25 per child. My Gym also has a couple of egg hunts for older kids 6 months to 10 years at 3 and 4 p.m. on the same day. $30 per child.

Saturday–Sunday, March 23–24, 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, March 23, 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; preregister. Ages 11 and younger

Saturday–Sunday, March 23–24, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.: Easter Egg Extravaganza, Seattle
Drop by Clover Toys and search for eggs hidden throughout the store. Once you've found three, trade them in for a delightful prize. This egg-citing adventure is fun for the whole family. Free.

March 23–24 and 30, 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.

Saturday, March 23, noon–3 p.m.: Edgewood's Best Easter Egg Hunt
Get a jump start on Easter by hunting for colorful eggs and taking free photos with the Easter Bunny. Three different age groups will get their own session in Discovery Primary School's field. Free; preregister.

Saturday, March 23, 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 Emerald Park Elementary mingling with the Easter Bunny, getting your face painted, playing games, making crafts and noshing on snacks. Free.

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Hunt for eggs in the water at pools around town.

Sunday, March 24, noon–2:15 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. $12–$14; preregister. Ages 12 and younger.

March 25–29: Bunny Trails, University Place
Hop along the Bunny Trails at Chambers Creek Regional Park in an Easter egg scavenger hunt your family can embark on anytime that suits you during the week before Easter. Be on the lookout for the golden egg for an extra special prize. Free.

March 29–30: Samena Spring Family Fun Festival, Bellevue
Samena Swim and Recreation Club is celebrating Spring with egg hunts for all tastes (flashlight, toddler and underwater) as well as a Mad Scientist Show that is sure to delight. Preregister by activity; $10 members; $15 non-members.

March 29–April 1: 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 March 28. Find 10 bunnies (each one is numbered), fill out a scorecard and submit it for a chance to win a prize! Free.

March 29–April 1, 11 a.m.–5:30 p.m. (sold out): Easter Express at the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad
All aboard the Easter Bunny Express! Meet the Easter Bunny as you chug along pulled by a 100-year-old steam engine from Elbe to Mineral. When you arrive, hunt for eggs and enjoy other fun seasonal activities. Book ahead. $38 adult; $19 youth; ages 2 and younger are free. 

Friday, March 29, 7–9 p.m.: Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt, Gig Harbor
South-end teens can join this after-dark hunt for hidden eggs then attend an after-party with DJ tunes, games, treats and more at Sehmel Homestead Park. By donation; preregister. Ages 12–17.

Friday, March 29, 8–8:30 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, March 29, 8:30 p.m.: Teenage Flashlight Egg Hunt, Snoqualmie
Another egg hunt just for teens ages 12–17 years, this annual at-night flashlight event is at Jeanne Hansen Park.

Kids gathering eggs at a Seattle Community Center
Get your hunt on at Seattle community centers. Photo credit: Seattle Parks and Recreation.

Saturday, March 30, start times vary: Spring Egg Hunts at Seattle Community Centers
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 for details. Free.

Saturday, March 30, 9–9:45 a.m.: North Bend Egg Hunt
Kids in elementary school or younger are invited to hunt for eggs at Si View Park then head to Snoqualmie Moose Lodge a half mile away for a pancake breakfast. Free.

Saturday, March 30, 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, March 30, 9–11 a.m.: EGGStravaganza 2024, 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 advance or $10 day of event per child. Ages 12 and younger.

Saturday, March 30, 9–11 a.m.: Community Egg Hunt, Monroe
Head to Lake Tye Park for Monroe’s annual Community Egg Hunt. A fifth field for kids with physical or cognitive needs and their adult helpers is once again available. Free. Ages 10 and younger.

Saturday, March 30, 9 a.m.–noon: Bubbles and Bunnies 2k and 5k, Seattle
Gather at scenic Magnuson Park for the first-ever Bubbles and Bunnies event—a family-friendly run brimming with Easter fun including an egg hunt, bunny petting station, bouncy house and more. $30–$40 for the 2k/5k race; $5–$12 for the kids dash and egg hunt.

Saturday, March 30, 9 a.m.–noon: Easter Bunny Brunch, Puyallup
Kaleidoscope Family Gym is cooking up something special for Easter. Bring the fam to nosh on a delicious brunch then hunt for eggs, take photos with the Easter Bunny and play in the gym. Preregister; $30 per child; $25 additional sibling; adults (up to 2) eat free; $5 extra adults.

Saturday, March 30, 9:30–11:30 a.m.: Beat the Bunny 5k, Redmond
Race your way around scenic Marymoor Park in Redmond as you aim to beat the bunny in this family-friendly 5k race where everyone wins a prize. $35–$42; Kids' Dash for kids ages 6 and younger is free.

Saturday, March 30, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Fife Spring Festival and Egg Hunt
Bring the family to the track of Dacca Park Football Field to find vendors, treats and eggs. Stick around for giant inflatables, motorcycle stunt and drill team entertainment and get your picture with the Easter Bunny. Free.

Saturday, March 30, 10–10:30 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 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, March 30, 10–11:30 a.m.: Hollywood Hill Easter Egg Hunt, Woodinville
Over 1,500 eggs, including golden eggs for prizes, are up for grabs so find a basket and head for the Hill. Hunters will search for eggs in groups by age. Free.

Saturday, March 30, 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, March 30, 10–11 a.m.: 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, March 30, 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, March 30, 10–11:30 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, March 30, 10 a.m.–noon: Easter Egg Hunt, Madison Park
Madison Park premiers its first annual egg hunt at Madison Park Playground. Come for music, crafts, games and face-painting. Ages 10 and younger. Free.

Saturday, March 30, 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 session at 1 p.m. is reserved for those with sensory needs. Admission is free, but everyone is encouraged to bring non-perishable food donations. All ages.

The Easter Bunny hops aboard the Chehalis-Centralia Railroad EggspressTrain
Meet the Easter Bunny when you hop aboard the Chehalis-Centralia Railroad Eggspress Train.

Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.: Eggspress Train, Chehalis
Climb aboard a steam locomotive for a spring eggs-cursion through the Chehalis River Valley while the Easter Bunny hides candy-filled eggs and awaits your return. Don't forget to bring your own basket for the egg hunt (ages 12 and younger). $18 per person; ages 3 and younger are free.

Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m.–2 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 at Kitsap Live Steamers. Then hop off for an egg hunt at noon. The fun doesn’t end there because trains keep running until 2 in the afternoon. Free. Registration for the hunt starts at 10 a.m.

Saturday, March 30, 10:30 a.m.–noon: Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt, Mill Creek
Get hopping to this egg-stravaganza at Heatherwood Middle School where you will find an egg hunt and plenty of fun activities and games. Canned food donations are welcome. Free.

Saturday, March 30, 10:30–11:30 a.m.: 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, March 30, 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, March 30, 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–Sunday, March 30–31, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.: Have you heard the news? Just in time for Easter, Tulip Town in Skagit Valley is opening early this year and will be hosting egg hunts for kids and adults! Be sure to get a selfie with the Easter Bunny amongst the budding blooms. Kid sessions take place hourly and are included with admission. $10 for adults (does not include Tulip Town entry).

Saturday, March 30, 3–5 p.m.: Easter Egg Hunt at Sunrise Village, Puyallup
The hunt for eggs is on at Sunrise Village. Ages 5 and younger will embark on their own hunt while those 6–12 will go on an egg scavenger hunt. The Easter Bunny will be there ready to pose with you using your own camera. Don't miss getting your face painted. Free. Ages 12 and younger.

Sunday, March 31, 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, March 31, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.: Fossil Finders Dino Egg Hunt, Seattle
Bring your dino enthusiasts to the Burke Museum on Easter for an Egg-stravaganza where they can go on a prehistoric egg hunt and explore fossilized fun at five drop-in stations focusing on flying reptiles and feathered dinosaurs. Included with admission.

Sunday, March 31, noon–4 p.m.: Family Easter Egg Hunt, Bellevue
Book your ticket for timed entry between noon and 3:30 p.m. at the Forum Social House's family Easter egg hunt. Kids can find eggs stashed around the giant indoor venue. Entry includes an Easter basket for collecting eggs, and activities such as a photo booth, hula hooping, balloon twisting, games and a visit with the Easter Bunny. $20; adults are free.

Editor's note: This article was first published years ago and was most recently updated in March 2024 by our calendar editor to include a comprehensive list of Easter egg hunts and other Easter activities for families in Seattle and beyond.

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