Hippity-hoppity Easter’s on its way! Yippie! That means blooming flowers, and warmer weather won’t be too far behind (I’m ignoring the possibility of spring showers). If you are looking for some Easter fun, we have you covered. There are plenty of Easter themed events, egg hunts and bunny sightings to see and do. If we missed an event in your area, then leave a comment to share about it.
Easter Egg Hunt – Faith United Church of Christ – Sat. March 23 – FREE – 11 a.m. Rain or shine. Immediately after the hunt there will be a magic show by Charlie Cadabra, refreshments, and crafts in the Fellowship Hall. 6886 Salem Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45230, 513-231-8285.
Easter Egg Hunt – Sat. March 30 – Held at Batavia Township Park and hosted by Emmanuel United Methodist Church – 1-2:30 p.m. – FREE.
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden - Sat. March 30 – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – “An egg-citing event for children that includes treat stations throughout the park, children’s activities, popular animal egg hunts and visits with the Easter Bunny.” Make sure you search for the four golden eggs located throughout the Zoo. Included with Zoo admission.
Seton High School Egg Hunt – Sat. March 23 – FREE and hosted by the Spanish Club - 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (rain date is March 30). 3901 Glenway Ave.
Easter Egg Roll – Washington Park – FREE – Sat. March 30 – 10a.m.
Journey to the Cross – St. Paul Lutheran Chruch – Sat., March 23 – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. - FREE – “Experience the Easter Story like never before… by tasting, seeing and touching it” (takes about an hour). FREE lunch to follow. 5433 Madison Road , Cincinnati, Ohio 45227.
Breakfast with the Eater Bunny – Northgate Mall – Sat., March 23 – 9-11 a.m. – Food court – Breakfast of donuts and juice from 9-10 a.m. followed by face painting and balloon artists. FREE with advanced RSVP. Click here to register by March 20. 9501 Colerain Avenue.
Easter Extravaganza - Sat., March 23 – Harbin Park – Hosted by the Fairfield Parks & Recreation Department. “Visits with the Easter Bunny will be available beginning at 10:30 and last until the egg hunt, which will take place promptly at 11:00, and then again following the hunt. There will also be a jellybean-guessing contest, children’s craft and plenty of prizes. Age group hunts are offered for Fairfield children 3 and under, 4 & 5 year olds, and 6 to 8 year olds.” (from City of Fairfield). 1300 Hunter Rd, Fairfield OH. Call 513-867-5348 for more info. FREE.
Easter Egg Hunt – Franklin Community Park – Sat. March 30 – 11:30 a.m. Over 1,000 Easter eggs will be waiting – FREE.
Hamilton County Park District:
Easter Spectacular at Parky’s Farm – RSVP please to this fun event for kids of all ages ($9.25/person). March 23-24, various times (some time slots have sold out already). Enjoy lunch with the Easter Bunny, fun activities, an egg hunt and get a free 4×6 photo for each child. No tickets sold at the door.
Easter Brunch - Hamilton County Park District – Mill Race Banquet Center – Event is currently sold out. Call Mill Race Banquet Center at 513-825-6467 to get added to the wait list.
Easter Bunny Express – LM&M Railroad – March 23-24 & March 29-30. Hop aboard the train for some Easter fun, you’ll make a stop over at the LM&M Junction too. An egg hunt and visit with the Easter Bunny are all part of the fun. Tickets now on sale. If you visit ereach.com, you can get a $2 off coupon.
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny - Sat. March 23 – Countryside YMCA – 9-11 a.m. – $5/adults and $3/kids – register at front desk or contact Julie Groh, Director of Family Services. Call 513 932 1424 ext 142.
Helicopter Egg Drop – The River Church – Sat. March 23 – FREE but make sure you RSVP -ages 2 years – 5th grade are welcome. Arrive by 9 a.m. to register and for pre-helicopter drop fun. Pictures with the Easter Bunny. 9 a.m. – Noon. 5546 Cincinnati-Dayton Rd.
Easter Egg Hunt – Liberty Township – Sat., March 30 – FREE – Liberty Park, 6757 Yankee Road.
Easter Egg Hunt – Deerfield Township – Cottell Park – Sat. March 30 – FREE – Two session times – 9 a.m. (with egg hunt at 10 a.m.) & 11 a.m. (with egg hunt at 10:30 a.m.). They will have pre-hunt activities and divide up the hunts by ages (4-6 years) and (7-11 years).
Grocery Store Scavenger Hunt - Not really an Easter related hunt, but still something you can do with the family over spring break. The Mason Community Center, Live Well Mason, & Tri-Health have teamed up with your local Kroger store. Pick up a scavenger hunt form (March 24-31) at the Mason Community Center and then head to Kroger (Mason-Montgomery Road, Tylersville Road, or Kings Mills Road) to see if you can find the items on the list. Complete the sheet and win a prize.
Lunch with the Easter Bunny – Tues., March 26 – Hosted by Countryside YMCA at the Landen Deerfield Park – 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – $10/family or $5/child. Call Janella Straw at (513) 583-5580 or email email@example.com. Use code YX7000-1 to register.
Easter Egg Hunt – Run Jump & Play – Fri., March 29 – Easter egg hunt during their morning jump session – 9 a.m. – 12:30- $12/child, $8/child under 36″, non-walkers are free with a paid sibling. RSVP to reserve your spot. Call (513) 701-7529.
Miami Township Easter Extravaganza – Sat. March 23 – 10 a.m. – Noon – FREE – Miami Township Civic Center. “The Easter Bunny will be making a very special visit. He has invited children to come and make crafts, decorate cookies, face paint, & play games. NO EGG HUNT. Eggs will be distributed by the Easter Bunny & helpers. Parents bring your cameras to take that special picture.” (from Miami Township). 6101 Meijer Drive, Milford.
Easter Egg Hunt – Eastside Christian Church – Sat. March 30 – 1 p.m. – age 1-10 year – 5874 Montclair Blvd. FREE.
Eater Egg Hunt – City of Milford – Riverside Milford Park – Sat. March 23 – 10 – 11:3o a.m. FREE but must register online and bring an Easter basket for the hunt (for kids up to age 10). Click here for the flyer and more details.
Egg Hunt at Meadow Brook Care Center – FREE – Sat., March 30 – 10 a.m – 8211 Weller Road, Montgomery - egg hunt for kids 10 and under, activities and snacks too.
Easter Egg Hunt – Montgomery Kiwanis – Montgomery Park – FREE – Sat., March 30 – 10 a.m. 10101 Montgomery Road.
Easter Festival at Lakeside Presbyterian Church on Saturday, March 30 from 10 to 12. Crafts, egg hunts, and animals to pet!
Easter Egg Hunt – Pride Park - Sat., March 23 – Hosted by the The Taylor Mill Recreation Department. ” The Hunt is our most popular event and begins promptly at 1:00 pm. Parents are encouraged to arrive early in order to secure a parking spot. The Easter Bunny will also be hippy hoppy hopping around and posing for pictures.” (from The City of Taylor Mill website). 5614 Taylor Mill Road, Taylor Mill, KY. Call (859) 581-3234 for more information.
Easter Egg Hunt – Park Hills – Sat., March 23 11 a.m. at Trolley Park. The Egg Hunt is open to all Park Hills residents and their grandchildren.
Easter Egg Hunt-Walton-Sat., March 23 at Walton Community Park. Easter Egg Hunt begins promptly at NOON so arrive early to get your kids to their proper age division. Over 2,000 eggs will be scattered around the park so make sure to bring baskets or bags to collect your loot!
Easter Egg Hunt-Freedom Park in Edgewood-Sat., March 23 at 2 p.m. The egg hunt is for children ages 3-8. Easter Bunny will be present for pictures-bring your own camera! In case of inclement weather the egg hunt will take place in the senior center. Special prizes for each age group. Parking is limited and the hunt starts promptly at 2 p.m. so arrive early!
Easter Egg Hunt-Memorial Park-City of Independence- Sat., March 23 at NOON. Ages 9 and younger. Register your children for the door prizes. Independence Walgreens will be there to take pictures with the Easter Bunny. Limit ONE FREE 4.6 picture. If weather is inclement the egg hunt will be held inside the Senior Citizens & Community Center.
Boone County Library:
Easter Egg Hunt and crafts-Boone County Library-Main Branch- Sun., March 24 at 2 p.m. (ages 3-5) and 3 p.m. (grades K-2). Hunt eggs all around the library and make a special Easter craft. Bring a basket or a bag. Register at bcpl.org
Easter Egg Hunt- City of Florence- Sat., March 30 – University of Cincinnati Medical Center Stadium, home of the Florence Freedom. The egg hunt will be divided into 3 age groups: 3 & under, 4-6, 7-9 years. The first group hunt starts at Noon, gates open at 11 AM.
Covington : Devou Park, Volpenhein Pavillion ~ Sat., March 30th at 1:30 pm ages 3-12, over 8,000 eggs will be hidden and the Easter Bunny will make an appearance. Bring your own basket. For more information call the city of Covington (859) 292-2151.
The City of Fort Thomas will be holding their Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30th at Noon at Tower Park. There will be over 12,000 eggs for children ages 1-8. There will also be face painting, picture with E.B. and more!
Highland Avenue Baptist Tabernacle Church in Fort Thomas is having a FREE Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 23rd at 11am. Egg hunts, crafts and pictures with the bunny!
Durr Branch Library: Pictures with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, March 23 from 1-3 p.m. Bring your camera to take a photo of your child with the bunny and have fun with crafts!
The Erlanger Branch Library is having an Easter Party on Sunday, March 24 from 1-3 p.m. for ages 12 and under. Hop over to the Library for an Easter Party! Bring your camera to take photos with the Easter Bunny from 1:30-2:30. Enjoy games from 1:30-2:30 and crafts from 2:00-3:00. Co-sponsored by Erlanger Parks and Rec.
The Erlanger Branch Library is having an Easter Puppet Show for ages 2-8 with a parent on Tuesday, March 26 at 7 p.m.Enjoy the antics of the puppets as they entertain with Easter cheer. Mrs. Quackers will be singing her duck song, Horsey will tell Easter jokes and Ruby the Rabbit will lead the Bunny Pokey. Make a sticker craft to take home. Space is limited so register at http://www.kentonlibrary.org/events/index.php?ptype=2&loc=0&kw=easter+bunny.
Moonlight Easter Egg Hunt – Fri., March 22 – North Community Church – FREE – 7:30 – 8:45 p.m. – Open to kids 12 and under. Illusionist Phil Dalton will entertain the kids before the hunt (7:30 p.m. ). Hunt starts around 8:30 p.m. Bring your flashlights to hunt for more than 5,000 eggs. 12079 Lebanon Rd. If there is inclement weather, check their website to see if the hunt will still go on.
The Great Symmes Egg Hunt – Sat., March 23 – 11:30 a.m. – Home of the Brave Park – 11605 Lebanon Road. “Come early and enjoy face painting, a game and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Refreshments will be sold by the Symmes Township Historical Society. The egg hunt is appropriate for children age ten and under.” (from Symmes Township website). Please contact the Township office at (513) 683-6644 for more information.
An EGGcelent Egg Hunt – ABC Pediatrics – Egg hunt for special needs kids – Sat. March 23 - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org (only 100 spots available). 9902 Windisch Road, West Chester.
Easter Egg Hunt - “The West Chester Fire Department hosts a free Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 30 for children ages 0 to 8. The hunt will take place at Keehner Park near the tennis courts and is free. Children should bring bags to collect their eggs. The egg hunt is sponsored by the Tylersville Road Kroger store and the West Chester Fire Department Association.” (from West Chester, Ohio website).
Eggstravaganza – West Chester Church of the Nazarene – Sat., March 30th- 12:00 pm- 3:00 p.m. “Games, Blowups, Prizes, Egghunt, Face painting, Popcorn, Cotton Candy, and more! This event is free. Must have a parent present.” 7591 Tylersville Rd.
Easter Egg Hunt-n- Jump – Pump-it-Up Cincinnnati – March 23 & 30 – 9-11 a.m. A perfect place to meet the Easter Bunny since there will be plenty of hopping and jumping going on. RSVP online – $10 plus online service charge.
Easter EGGstravaganza – Gamble-Nippert YMCA – FREE – Sat., March 30 – 1-2:30 p.m. – hunt times by ages (0-2, 3-5, 6-8, 8-12) – earlier hunt times start with the younger kids. 3159 Montana Ave.
Say Cheese…..Pictures with the Easter Bunny:
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