Things To Do This Weekend: Twin Cities Southwest Metro, March 30-31, 2024

Things to do in the Twin Cities Southwest Metro this weekend – with kids & family!

the Twin Cities at different seasons

This Weekend Family Guide includes events and activities near the Twin Cities, Minnesota, communities of Bloomington, Burnsville, Chaska, Eden Prairie, Edina, Hopkins, Minnetonka, New Hope, Prior Lake, Richfield, Shakopee, St Louis Park, Victoria & Waconia.

This guide covers the weekend of March 30-31, 2024. Not locating the city you’re looking for? We also cover tons of fun family events in the areas of:

Welcome to spring in the Twin Cities!

We’re all in a fever here at FFTC to bring you fresh family fun ideas for the new season. You can find a bunch here in our weekend guide (heavy on the EGG HUNTS in particular!) and even more ideas over in our GUIDE TO SPRING IN THE TWIN CITIES or our Family Fun Calendar. We try to keep it stocked with options to fit your family’s needs, tastes, size and budget no matter the season.

Easter egg hunts this weekend in the Twin Cities – Southwest Metro

It’s about that time of year when our guides are overflowing with Easter egg hunt events popping up in all corners of the Twin Cities. What follows is just the rundown of what’s hopping in the Southwest Metro this weekend; you’ll want to browse our GIANT GUIDE TO TWIN CITIES EASTER EGG HUNTS for the complete list.

Bloomington Optimists Egg Hunt

Normandale Lake Bandshell, 5901 West 84th Street, Bloomington, MN 55438
A 9000 egg hunt with different areas for each age group. Arrive early for the Teddy Bear Band at 10am, egg hunt starts promptly at 11am. March 30, 2024.

Chanhassen Annual Easter Egg Candy Hunt

City Center Park, 7700 Market Blvd, Chanhassen, MN 55317
Kids ages 12 & under hunt for candy and eggs in three different age-structured hunts: 4 & under, 5-8, and 9-12. Plus giveaways, a coloring contest, the candy hunt, and a visit from the Easter Bunny. March 30, 2024,  9am. $6/pp.

The Outpost Center Easter Eggstravaganza

6053 US-212, Chaska, MN 55318
The big Easter event includes an egg hunt, bounce house and other inflatables and a dunk tank. March 30, 2024, 10am-1pm, FREE.

Easter Bash with Calvary Church

18360 Minnetonka Blvd, Deephaven, Minnesota 55391
The event includes crafts and an Easter egg hunt. March 30, 2024, 4pm-5pm. FREE.

Floating Egg Hunt

Eden Prairie Community Center, 16700 Valley View Rd, Eden Prairie, MN
Jump in the pool and hunt for floating eggs. Ages 12 & under may participate, 8 & under must have an adult in the water, too. March 30, 2024, 11:30am-1:30pm. $10/child.

Minnesota Ballet Easter Egg Hunt

Minnesota Ballet Theatre & School, 14675 Martin Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Enjoy an outdoor morning egg hunt. Kids Ages 0-9 will be divided into two separate age groups. March 30, 2024, 10-10:30am.

Braemar Spring Egg Hunts

Braemar Golf Course, 6364 John Harris Dr, Edina, MN 55439
Aimed at kids ages 1-6, register for an egg hunt with one of three start times (10, 10:30 & 11am) and everyone is welcome to meet and take pictures with the Easter Bunny. Registration is required. March 30, 2024. $7/child.

Easter on the Plaza at 50th & France

Plaza at Nolan Mains, 3945 Market Street, Minneapolis MN
Meet the Easter Bunny and take a picture. Plant spring bulbs, pet baby bunnies & chicks and go on an egg scavenger hunt in the windows of participating shops. March 30, 2024, 10-11:30am. FREE.

Meeting House Easter Eggstravaganza

Meeting House Church, 6200 Colonial Way, Edina, MN 55436
A festive outdoor gathering full of activities for all ages, featuring the Easter bunny, egg hunts, a giant inflatable slide, a petting zoo, crafts and games. March 30, 2024, 10am-12pm. FREE.

Travel to Easter with an Indoor Obstacle Egg Hunt

Our Savior Lutheran Church, 23290 MN-7, Excelsior, MN 55331
Families will follow a map together, collecting stickers and participating in activities as they travel through this special adventure. Afterwards find snacks and an indoor obstacle course/egg hunt in the gym. Half hour time slots available between 9-11am.
March 30, 2024. FREE

Easter Bash with Calvary Church

7520 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley MN 55427
Crafts and an Easter egg hunt followed by 5pm dinner & 5:30 Easter worship. March 30, 2024. 4pm-5pm. FREE.

Church of the Cross Easter Carnival & Egg Hunt

201 9th Avenue North, Hopkins, MN, 55343
All kids are invited to play carnival games and enjoy breakfast treats. The egg hunt is for littles ages 5 & under (10am). March 30, 2024, FREE.

Marcus Theatres Hop to the Movies

Marcus Theatres Shakopee, 8380 Hansen Ave, Shakopee, MN 55379
Easter activities for kids under 11: Egg hunts, photos with the Easter bunny, crafts and candy before seeing your pick of the movies Hop or Migration. March 30, 2024. Doors open at 10am, egg hunt 10:30am and movie at 11. $9.50/pp.

St. Louis Park Lions Club Egg Hunt

ROC, 3700 Monterey Dr., St Louis Park, MN 55416
Ages 3-8 can hunt for candy and special eggs in separate age categories. Bring a camera for photos with the bunny. Registration is required. March 30, 2024, 10-11am, $6/child.

Victoria Lions Easter Egg Hunt

Lions Park, 1505 82nd Street, Victoria, MN 55386
An egg hunt for kids 10 & under, treats for adults as well. Plus, a visit from the Easter Bunny. March 30, 2024, 10am. FREE.

Easter Bunny at Waconia Brewing

255 W Main St, Waconia, MN 55387
Get your pictures with the Easter Bunny at the brewery from 11am-1pm. There will also be a petting zoo and a pizza truck. March 30, 2024, FREE.

Easter egg hunts & activities in the Twin cities

Fun outdoor activities in the Twin Cities Southwest Metro parks this weekend 

We’ve got the details on dozens of outdoor activities presented by local, county and regional park systems across the greater Twin Cities. The following are a few of our best suggestions for activities near your neighborhood this weekend. You can get more ideas on our FAMILY FUN CALENDAR or peruse the links below to seek out local outdoor things to do with kids this weekend in the parks.

Open House at Pond Dakota Mission Park

401 E 104th St, Bloomington, MN 55420
Each Saturday explore living history – many programs are being held outside so dress for the weather. Enjoy hands-on activities and walk on the trails. This weekend, create homemade campfire starters  March 30, 2024. Drop in from 1-4pm, FREE or suggested donation of $2/pp.

Free Family Fun Day at Richardson: Nests & Eggs

Richardson Nature Center, 8737 E Bush Lake Road, Bloomington MN
This weekend, a naturalist will teach visitors about various bird eggs and you can try your hand at building a nest. Drop in between the scheduled hours. Learn more about all the kid-friendly details at RICHARDSON NATURE CENTER. March 31, 2024, 3-4pm. FREE.

Nature Rocks! Eden Prairie Outdoor Center Open House

Eden Prairie Outdoor Center, 13765 Staring Lake Parkway, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347
Drop in to meet the resident animals, learn about programs and events. March 30, 2024, 10am-1pm. FREE.

More ideas for things to do this weekend in the Twin Cities with kids – Southwest Metro

The Galleria World of Wonder Floral Experience

Galleria Edina
This year’s Galleria Floral Experience Into the Deep is perfect for anyone intrigued by the mysterious and beautiful world under the sea. Created by Bachman’s gardeners, guests of all ages can explore an immersive experience. Now-April 7, 2024 during open hours. FREE.

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