It’s officially spring and that means Easter is just around the corner! If you are looking for some fun activities for your family this upcoming holiday we have a list of some awesome easter egg hunt events right here in Charlotte and the surrounding areas.
Easter Egg Hunt at The Speedpark
The Speedpark at Concord Mills Mall, 8461 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord.
Thousands of eggs, golden eggs, prizes, free admission, and more. 10:00 am. Free.
Easter Egg Hunt in Stallings
Stallings Municipal Park, 340 Stallings Road, Stallings.
Bring your own basket to this free egg hunt and visit with the Easter Bunny. 10am-noon.
Easter Egg Scrambles
Stumptown Park, 120 S. Trade St., Matthews.
Enjoy crafts, music and an egg hunt. Bring your camera to have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Ages 10 and younger. 704-321-7275. 11am-1pm. Hunt times at 11:30am (Ages 1-4), noon (ages 5-8) and 12:30pm (ages 9-10). Free.
Ages 3 and under can attend the Little Bunny Hunt at 2pm at the historic Duncan McDonald House by the Waxhaw Water Tower. Ages 4-6 can enjoy the Big Bunny Hunt at 2:30pm at the David G. Barnes Children’s Park downtown, and lastly, ages 7-10 can attend the Rabbit Hunt at 3pm at the Waxhaw United Methodist Church. You can also register for a tea time with the Easter Bunny at 3 or 4pm (registration required, cost is $5), ride a trackless train ($1), go to a petting zoo ($1 for pet food), ride a pony ($5), gem mine ($5), watch a magician, enjoy a balloon twister and take part in other children's activities. 2-5pm. Free admission for egg hunt.
Historic Rosedale's Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Historic Rosedale Plantation, 3427 N. Tryon St.
Explore the enchanting gardens as you and your child hunts for Easter eggs. Reservations required. 704-335-0325. 10am, 11am, noon, and 1pm. $10 per child; two adults per family free.
Hop to It Easter Egg Hunt
Chestnut Square Park, 320 Chestnut Pkwy., Indian Trail.
Children ages 12 and younger can participate in the annual Easter Egg hunt. There will also be crafts, activities, inflatables, fun games, music, snacks and refreshments. Bring your camera to get a picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Registration not required. 10am-1pm. Free.
Pritchard Memorial Easter Egg Hunt
Pritchard at South End, 1117 South Blvd.
This community-wide event will feature games, an egg hunt and a visit with the Easter Bunny. 10am-noon. Free.
The Golden Egg Hunt
Various parks in Harrisburg: Stallings Park, Harrisburg Park, Pharr Mill Park, Harris Depot Park and Veteran's Park.
Plastic colored eggs with candy and small toys inside will be hidden in various parks in Harrisburg for families to hunt for during the week of March 24-29. If you are one of the lucky people to find a golden egg with a ticket in it (there are 100), you can redeem your prize at the event on March 29. From 6-8pm on March 29 families can go to Harrisburg Park to enjoy fun Easter activities, shop from vendors, visit with the Easter Bunny, get their faces painted, eat food, enjoy inflatables and more. 704-455-0724. Free.
Sardis Presbyterian Church, 6100 Sardis Road.
Enjoy lunch, an Easter egg hunt, and crafts. Lunch will be at noon in the Fellowship Hall; the egg hunt is at 1pm. 704-942-8204. Preschool-5th grade. Noon-3pm. $5 per child; $6 per adult.
MillBridge Easter Egg Hunt
1401 MillBridge Parkway, Waxhaw.
Visit with the Easter Bunny, and enjoy glitter tattoos, crafts, a balloon artist, a caricature artist, food trucks, and more. Easter egg hunt begins at 1pm. 1-3pm. Free.
Toddler Easter Egg Hunt
Tuckaseegee Park, 165 Broome St., Mount Holly.
Enjoy games, crafts, a visit from the Easter Bunny, and an Easter Egg Hunt. Ages 5 and under. 704-951-3006. 10am. Free.
36th Annual Great Easter Egg Classic
Winthrop University Recreational Complex, 701 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill.
An egg hunt featuring more than 50,000 eggs and thousands of prizes. Ages 2-11 years. 3:45-5:45pm. Free.
Town of Clover’s Easter Egg Hunt
New Centre Park, 501 Memorial Dr., Clover.
Ages 2-11 can take part in scheduled egg hunts sorted by age. Visit with the Easter bunny and enjoy inflatables, games, music, snacks and refreshments. 6-7:30pm. Free.
March 30 and 31:
Spring Fling at Hodges Family Farm
Hodges Farm, 3900 Rocky River Road E.
Experience Easter on a family farm with an egg hunt, the chance to pet barn animals, yard games, raffles, hay rides and get pictures with the Easter Bunny. Registration required. Children under the age of two can enjoy a toddler egg hunt that doesn't require registration or payment. Ages 6 and under. 704-608-8897. 9am-2pm. $5 per child for the egg hunt.
Adventure Landing Easter Egg Hunt
Adventure Landing, 2600 East Franklin Blvd., Gastonia.
Participate in egg hunts for three different age groups. Registration begins at 9am. Egg hunts start at 10am. 704-766-8617. Ages 12 and younger. 9-11am. $3 per child donation will benefit Cancer Services of Gaston County.
Asbury UMC's Easter Egg Hunt
Asbury United Methodist Church, 11724 Asbury Chapel Road, Huntersville.
This is a free event open to children of all ages. There will be cookie decorating, crafts, a bounce house, the hunt, and more. There will also be a separate hunt area for small children. 10am-noon. Free.
Belmont Easter Egg Hunt
Linford Park, Caston St., Belmont and Stowe Park, 24 S. Main St., Belmont.
Bring your own basket to hunt for eggs. Ages 10 and under. 704-825-8191. Noon at Linford Park and 2pm at Stowe Park. Free.
Easter Egg Hunt
Bible Baptist Church, 2724 Margaret Wallace Road, Matthews.
Over 4,000 eggs to hunt, carnival games, cotton candy, and more. Register online. Ages 3-12. 704-535-1692. 10am-1pm. Free.
Easter Egg Hunt with Uptown Church
Independence Park, 300 Hawthorne Lane.
Enjoy an egg hunt, face painting, MyGym, balloon man, free giveaways, gift card prizes, Chick-fil-a and more. No registration required. Ages 9 and younger. 704-375-7355. 10am-noon. Free.
Easter Egg 400
NASCAR Hall of Fame & Charlotte Convention Center, 400 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
During this festive morning, little ones join the Easter Bunny for a morning full of entertainment and games—bubble performances, balloon twisting, face painting, a magic show, egg relays, an egg hunt and more—plus a photo opportunity. Each child will take home a carton of eggs filled with candy and prizes. Tickets required. 8:30-11:30am. $12-$30.
Epic Egg Maze
Hunter Farm, 13624 Providence Road, Weddington.
Eggs will be hidden all throughout a 1 acre maze. Each egg can be redeemed for a different prize. After the hunt, look at baby chicks and bunnies at The Hunter Farm petting zoo, and enjoy food, drinks, games, hayrides and more. There are 3 different age groups and each wave lasts 30 minutes; additionally, there is a special needs egg hunt. 11am-6pm. $15; free for adults. Ages 2-12.
Latta Plantation Easter Egg Hunt
Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville.
Egg hunt, plus crafts, children’s activities, storytimes and more. Reservations required. 704-875-2312. Different ages for different shifts. 10am, 11am, noon, 1pm, 2pm. $8 for one child and one parent. $8 for additional parent.
SCPC's 1st Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Ballantyne Elementary School, 15425 Scholastic Dr.
Join SCPC's 1st annual Easter Egg Hunt. There will be an egg hunt, face painting, Chick-Fil-A, door prizes and more. There's a worship Easter Sunday at 10am in the same spot. 10am-noon. Free. Ages 8 and younger.
2018 Queen City Easter Festival
Carole Hoefener Center, 615 E. 6th St.
The 2018 Queen City Easter Festival is full of festivities such as face painting, games, crafts, vendors, food and more. There will also be an Easter Egg Hunt and free Easter Bunny pictures accompanied by 100 free toy gift bags for children. Egg hunts start at 2, 3 and 4pm. 1-5pm. Free.
- Written by Elizabeth