Twin Cities Easter Egg Hunts & Activities

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Easter Egg Hunts in the Twin CitiesGrab your baskets and get ready for the hunt! And check back often, as we will we be adding to this list until Easter is upon us. If you know of an event — free or paid — that you’d like to see added, please drop us a line via our contact form. Thanks!

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3/25: Easter Kids Kraft | Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee • 10:30-11:15am • Join the SCHS for Easter stories and songs, a make-and-take bunny craft and an Easter egg hunt in the Stans Garden (egg-themed scavenger hunt in the museum in case of bad weather). Free, registration required for supplies (call 952-445-0378). EVENT IS NOW FULL – next Kids Kraft to be held 4/30.

3/26: Maplewood Mall Egg Hunt | 9-11am • Kids ages 2-12 can hop on over to the Center Court to gather eggs; Easter Bunny arrives at 11.

4/7: Flashlight Egg Hunt | Creekview Park, Minneapolis • 8:30-9:30pm • Bring your flashlight! No need to register but you must be present by 8:30pm to hunt.

4/8: Vadnais Heights Easter Egg Hunt | Community Park, Vadnais Heights • Staggered start times are as follows: 2 yrs & under – 10:30 am, 3-4 yrs at 10:40 am, 5-6 yrs at 10:50am, 7-9 yrs at 11am, 10-12 yrs at 11:10am • The Easter Bunny will visit while you hunt for eggs redeemable for prizes. Non-perishable food items will be collected for the Vadnais Heights Community Food Program.

4/8: Easter Eggstravaganza | Good Shepherd Lutheran Church & School, Burnsville • 2-5pm • Kids 10 & under are invited to egg hunt according to age plus enjoy many other Easter activities.

4/8: Easter Egg Hunt & Candy Grab | Shakopee Community Center, Shakopee • 11am-1pm • Egg hunts by age start at 11am with activities, games and prizes until 1 pm. Bring your own basket.

4/8: Community Egg Hunt | Rich Valley Athletic Complex, Inver Grove Heights • 1pm ages 3-4, 1:10pm ages 5-7, 1:20pm ages 8-10 • Scramble for eggs, some of which contain special prizes. Pre-registration required by 4/5/17.

4/8: Flash Light Egg Hunt | Rich Valley Athletic Complex, Inver Grove Heights • 8:30pm • For ages 10-13 • Bring youe own flashlight. This hunt will be held rain or shine so dress appropriately. Pre-registration required by 4/5/17.

4/8: Spring Lake Park Lions Easter Egg Hunt | Lakeside Lions Park, Spring Lake Park • Noon-1:30pm • Sign your child in between noon & 12:30pm. Ages 2-4 begins at 12:40, ages 5-7 at 1pm, ages 8 & up at 1:20pm. Bags provided.

4/8: Rosemount Lions Club Spring Egg Hunt | Ames Soccer Complex, Rosemount • 10am sharp • Kids 1-10 will be divided into 3 age groups to hunt for treats. Please bring your own bag. Donations appreciated.

4/8: Excellent Egg Frenzy | Bielenberg Sports Center, Woodbury • 0-2 yrs/6pm, 3-4 yrs/6:20pm, 5-7 yrs/6:40pm • Bring your bucket to collect toy-filled eggs around the outdoor softball fields then meet-and-greet the bunny.

4/8: Anoka Women of Today Annual Egg Hunt & Bunny Party | Hunt: George Green Park, 10am, party to follow at Anoka Senior Center.

4/8: Egg Scramble | Veterans Memorial Park, Richfield • 10am • Kids 11 & under are invited to scramble for eggs, and meet the Bunny and several of his friends.

4/8: EggStravaganza Helicopter Egg Drop | North Commons Park, Minneapolis • 1-4pm • Don’t miss thousands eggs being dropped from a helicopter! Bring a basket to collect them and enjoy music, face painting, bounce houses, cookies, and more.

4/8: Annual Spring Egg Hunt | Van Cleve Park, Minneapolis • 10:30am-noon • Hop on over for an egg hunt in the park for various age levels. Enjoy snacks, egg decorating and baskets, tissue paper flowers and spin art.

4/8: Egg-stra Special Day with the Easter Bunny | Jerry’s Foods Woodbury & Edina • 11am-1pm • Plant spring flowers, meet-and-greet the bunny, enjoy treats and face painting.

4/8: Easter Experience | Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, Plymouth • 9am-12pm • Free Easter Experience event with fun activities planned. Onsite registration.

4/9: Easter Bunny Bonanza | United Methodist Church of Anoka • 11am-12pm • Easter Bunny, photo booth, face painting, Bingo, cake walk, egg dyeing, prizes, and more.

4/14: Tiny Tot Spring Party | Logan Park, Minneapolis • 10am-12pm • Kids ages 1-6 can ring in spring with open gym, face painting, art projects, treats and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Pre-register.

4/14: Easter Egg Hunt | Andrews Park, Champlin • Hunt begins at 11am ages 4 & under, 11:45 ages 5-9 • Bring your own basket to collect the eggs!

4/15: Spring Egg Hunt | Hancock Rec Center, St Paul • 11am-1pm • Free egg hunt for ages 5-12 yrs.

4/15: Bunny Brunch & Big Egg Hunt | Sibley Rec Center, Minneapolis • 9:30am-12:30pm • Start off with the bunny brunch if desired (pancakes, sausage, fruit, coffee and juice served 9:30-11:00am, $6/adults, $4/kids). FREE activities include: egg coloring, games, egg hunt, face painting and a magic show.

4/15: Bunny Party & Egg Hunt | Windom Park NE & Audubon Park Rec Centers, Minneapolis  • Windom Park hosts ages 7-12 from 12pm-2pm with games, a bounce house, children’s egg hunt and more.  Audubon Park hosts the Bunny Party for kids ages 6 and under from 9am-11am.

4/15: Kenwood Park Egg Hunt | Minneapolis • 10-11:30am • Hunt is divided into three age groups (2-3yrs, 4-5yrs, 6-8 yrs). Enjoy face painting, art with ARTrageous Adventures, and a visit from Peter Rabbit. Coffee, juice and light breakfast food provided.

4/15: Spring Egg Hunt | Janie’s Playground at Casey Lake Park, North St Paul • 10-11:30am • Kids up to 12 years are welcome to hunt for eggs, enjoy refreshments, meet the NSP police & fire department, and take pics with the Easter bunny.

4/15: Bloomington Egg Hunt & Family Fun | Normandale Lake Bandshell • 10-11am • Kids ages 8 and under are invited to scramble for their piece of 9,000 and enjoy family entertainment.

4/15: Mill City Church Annual Northeast Easter Egg Hunt | Logan Park, Minneapolis • 11am-1pm • Kids up to 12 are invited to take part in egg hunts, a bounce house and obstacle course, crafts, games, face painting and more.

4/15: Easter Egg Hunt + More | Albertville Premium Outlets • Egg hunt and Bunny photos at 9:45am, plus family entertainment from 12-2pm in Plaza B.

4/154th Annual Great United Noodles Easter Egg Hunt | 2015 E. 24th Street, Minneapolis • 10am-11am • 400 Easter Eggs filled with candy and prizes among their grocery store aisles for kids to discover; special coloring stations and other kid activities will be set up for before and after the hunt.

4/15-4/16: Largest Egg Hunt in Blaine | Northpoint Elementary School, Blaine • Organized by Renovation Church, there are  free hunts after every service – 4/15 at 2:30 & 4:00pm; 4/16 at 9:00, 10:15, & 11:30am.  There will be 20,000 eggs filled with candy, bouncy balls, stickers, and prizes from donors like Chick-fil-A and Culver’s! 3 different age zones (0-3, 4-6, 7-11). 

4/16: Best Egg Hunt Ever | 2 locations for 2017 – Fridley hunts at 8 & 10:15am and Maple Grove hunts at 9 & 11:30am and 1pm • Organized by Passion Church, the huge hunt involves scouting out 100,000 candy-filled eggs, Easter worship services, live animals, character meet-and-greets and pictures with the Easter Bunny. Pre-register here to skip lines the day of.

4/16: Mystery Egg | Eastman Nature Center, Dayton • 1-3pm

4/16Easter Egg Hunt at Junket  | Minneapolis  • 11am-7pm • Each shopper can find one egg and claim the prize inside – ranging from product to a discount. Find Mr. T and get a free t-shirt. Claim your prize at the counter.

Not confirmed for 2017:

Annual Easter Egg Hunt & Egg Coloring Event | Lions Park, Lake Elmo


3/18: Lunch with the Bunny | Arlington Hills Community Center, St Paul • 11am-1pm • $3/pp ages 1+ • Games, food, activities, pictures with the Bunny.

3/26: Breakfast with the Bunny fundraiser for Kaposia Education Center | South St. Paul VFW • 8am-12pm • $5 kids/ $7 Adults/ $20 Family of 4 • Basket raffles, pictures with the bunny, and breakfast.

4/1: Breakfast with the Bunnies | Rambling River Center, Farmington • 9-10:30am • $6/pp • Start with a light breakfast, then enjoy a story and crafts and meet live bunnies. Register by 3/28.

4/7: Flashlight Egg Scramble | Savage Sports Center • 7pm for pre-hunt activities, hunt begins at 8pm (ages 3-5) and 8:30pm (ages 6-9). Bring your flashlight! $6/registered child.

4/8: Egg Hunt at the Ice Arena | Cottage Grove Ice Arena • 8:45am check-in, hunt begins at 9 • $6.50/pp • An indoor hunt on the turf guarantees spring weather will not ruin the fun. Admission includes egg hunt, pictures with the Easter Bunny, games, a craft station and cookies and juice.  Pre-registration encouraged. Limited to 250 kids; admission may not be available the day of if the event is sold out.

4/8: Silverwood Park Egg Hunt | St Anthony • 1-4pm, grouped by age • $5/child pre-registered or $6 at the door • Take an art-inspired egg hunt, photos with the bunny, collect treats, and enjoy live music and art activities. To pre-register call 763-559-6700.

4/8: Playground Egg Hunts | Bielenberg Sports Center, Woodbury • $6-$10/pp • An adaptive egg hunt for very special kids will take place at Madison’s Place Playground from 1:30-2:30pm. Additional sessions for kids ages 1-12 will follow from 3:15-5pm.

4/8: Flashlight Egg Hunt | Bielenberg Sports Center, Woodbury • 8:15pm • $4-$6/pp • Grab a flashlight and hunt for candy and toy-filled eggs. Recommended for kids ages 6-13 with adult.

4/8: Egg Hunt | Shoreview Community Center Pavilion • 10-11am • $8-$10/child • Join in an “eggciting” hunt for prized -filled eggs. Bags provided. Space is limited; register by 4/4.

4/8: Armatage/Kenny Egg Hunt | Armatage Park Rec Center, Minneapolis • 10am-11:30am • $5-$8/pp • Enjoy an egg hunt, caricature artist, arts and crafts, live bunnies, and a light continental breakfast. Hunt begins at 11 am sharp. Please register in advance.

4/9: James J. Hill House Easter Egg Hunt, St. Paul • 10-11am • $6-$8/child, adults free • The Hill House hosts their annual outdoor egg hunt for kids ages 2-7 (BYO basket.) Win prizes, enjoy a snack, hear stories and look around the first floor of the elegant home. Reservations strongly encouraged. Event also held 4/15/17.

4/13: Eggstravaganza | Eastman Nature Center, Dayton • 10am-2pm • $5-6/pp • Play games, see live bunnies, and get egg-citing treats. Bring hard-boiled eggs to dye naturally. To pre-register call 763-559-6700.

4/13: Dusk Hunt | Merriam Park Recreation Center, St. Paul • 6pm-8pm • $5/pp • Families are invited to play games, make crafts, and enjoy a petting zoo! Dress for the elements. We will be doing an egg hunt out in the park. Kids 3 and under are free. Food will start at 6pm.

4/14: Egg Trail & Rabbit Habits | Richardson Nature Center, Bloomington • 9:30am-12:30pm • $5-$6/pp • Hike to hunt for colorful wooden eggs and fact-filled rabbits, take a photo with a giant, friendly rabbit and meet live animals. Create a craft and enjoy a snack. To pre-register call 763-559-6700.

4/14-15: Spring Eggstravaganza: Rock Hunting | Lowry Nature Center, Victoria • 10am-3pm both days • $5-$6/pp • Bring your baskets and hunt for colored rocks (ages 2-8) or secret messages (ages 8-adult) hidden along the trails then swap for a bag of goodies. Make bunny ears, get your face painted to look like a bunny, and decorate a wooden egg to bring home and meet live animals. To pre-register, call 763-559-6700.

4/14-15: Geocaching for Eggs | Cleary Lake Regional Park, Prior Lake • Fri 4/14 5-7 pm; Sat 4/15 9-11 am or 1-3 pm •  $8/pp • Learn geocaching basics and use your new skills hunting for eggs. Reservations are required by two days prior. Call 763-559-6700 to make your reservation.

4/15: Bunny Brunch | McRae Park, Minneapolis • 10am-12pm • $6/adults and $4/kids 13 and under covers brunch of eggs, sausage, fruit, juice and coffee • Hop over for live music, a make-and-take craft, pictures with the Easter bunny and an egg hunt.

4/15: Easter at the Castle | American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis • 9-10:30am • $10/member child, $13/non-member • Hunt for Easter eggs in the Turnblad Mansion, make Easter cards, and decorate an Easter tree with feathers.Easter traditions will be explored through creative storytelling, music, handcraft, and more. Registration required by 4/7.

4/15: Mystery Egg Hunt | Oakdale Discovery Center • 9-11am • $11 per child 10 & under only, adults free • Hunt the new trails of the nature preserve for eggs to exchange for a surprise. After, enjoy games, refreshments, crafts, face painting, petting zoo, prizes, and bounce castle. Register by 4/7.

4/15: Natural Egg Dyeing | Eastman Nature Center, Dayton • 10am-noon • $5 per dozen eggs • Dye beautiful eggs with natural foods. Please bring a dozen hard-boiled eggs.

4/15: Easter Egg Hunt | Edgerton Community Gym, Maplewood • pre-hunt activities start at 10am, ages 3-5 hunt at 11am, ages 6-8 at 11:30am • $5/child • Fuel up with breakfast treats, colorful crafts and a visit from the Easter Bunny before the hunt. Kids under 2 years will receive treat bags.

4/15: Audubon Park Egg Hunt | Minneapolis • 9:30-11:30am • $6/child • Audubon Park host the Bunny Party for kids ages 6 and under. Enjoy a hunt, craft and light breakfast. Pre-register to receive a treat bag.

4/15: Victorian Easter Egg Roll | The Landing, Shakopee • 10am-4pm • $5-$8/pp • Craft a mini basket and decorate a wooden egg. Play with old-fashioned toys and games, and explore the banks of the Minnesota River Valley. Refreshments served in the Town Hall. Last entry at 2pm.

4/15: Spring Fling Egg Hunt | Linden Hills Park, Minneapolis • 10-11:30am • $8-$12/pp • Event includes a light brunch, puppet show, art projects, candy treats, live bunnies for the kids to pet, and the big egg hunt. Space is limited and must be reserved in advance. THIS EVENT IS FULL.

4/15: 34th Annual Easter Egg Candy Hunt | City Center Park, Chanhassen • 9am • $5/child • Kids ages 12 & under hunt for candy and special eggs that can be redeemed for a prize. Enter the coloring contest at the above link.

4/15: St. Louis Park Lions Club Egg Hunt | St Louis Park Middle School • 10-11am • $2/child • Egg hunt for ages 3-5 yrs begins at 10:15am, ages 6-8 at 10:20am. Hunt for candy and special eggs, bag provided. Meet the Easter Bunny!

4/15: STEM Bunnies – Egg Hunt & Rabbit Playdate | Woodlake Nature Center, Richfield •  9 am, 11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm • $45/family • Stroll through a the bunny garden and participate in an egg hunt.

4/22: Lunch with the Bunny | North Dale Rec Center, St Paul • 11:30am-1:30pm • $1-$2/pp • Meet the bunny, make a craft and hunt for eggs.

Not yet confirmed for 2017:

Wheel Fun Rentals Egg Hunt | Como Dockside Promenade, St. Paul















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