Spring is here and the Easter Bunny will be hopping his way into Southern California. The kids will enjoy filling their Easter baskets at these exciting community events. Check out the fun 2017 Spring events and Easter Egg Hunts and activities going on around SoCal.
The Aliso Viejo Community association will host their Spring Celebration Saturday, April 8 from 9am to 11:30am at Grand Park. This FREE community event will include egg hunts, balloon twisters visits with Peter Rabbit, face painting, bounce house, live entertainment, and kids crafts. A Community Pancake Breakfast will be held from 9am to 11am in the Aliso Viejo Town Center Foundation Area.
At Renaissance Club Sport they will be hosting a Bunny Brunch on Sunday, April 16 from 9:00am 12:30am. For Registered guests, join the Easter Bunny for breakfast and an egg hunt. Adults $40, children $20. First Seating: 9:00am-10:30am Egg Hunt at 10:30am Second Seating: 11:00am-12:30pm Egg Hunt 12:30pm
8th Annual Easter Egg Hunt Ronald Reagan Park is April 8, held by the Anaheim Hills Rotary Club. The event will be from 11am – 2:00pm and will include egg decorating, egg hunt for children under 11 years old, photos with the Easter Bunny and kids games and crafts and a silent auction.
Adventure City will be open for Spring Break – April 10-14, and April 17-21. Join their E-Club and each child will enjoy Free entry into the Easter Egg Garden and receive a prize filled Easter Egg, Easter tattoos, a fun Easter craft project and The Easter Bunny will be visiting the park daily. Visit their website to sign up for the E-Club. Coupons for the Easter Egg Garden come via email.
Disneyland Resort will be hosting it’s Egg-stravaganza for the fifth year in a row. To participate, you must purchase a day pass or be an annual passholder; pick up a map with stickers for $5.99 at select merchandise locations throughout Disneyland Resort. Then, search for special hidden eggs and add the corresponding sticker to your map. Once you’ve completed the map, return it to a redemption location for a prize. Don’t forget SoCal Residents, you can enjoy 3-day ticket options for $150 – offer ends May 22, 2017 and there are a few blockout dates.
Visits with the Easter Bunny at Brea Mall; Saturday, March 10 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and runs through Saturday, April 15, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the lower level near the fountain court. Pets can take pictures with the Easter Bunny April 9 7:00pm – 8:30pm. The Extra Special Bunny will be available April 2 9:30am – 11:00am.
Kidgets Event at Brea Mall will be April 1 from 12pm – 2pm including craft activities, face painting, and bunny petting.
The Annual Spring Eggstravagnza takes place Saturday, April 15 at Henry Boisseranc Park: 7520 Dale Street. Hosted by the Buena Park Parks and Rec department and Buena Park Noon Lion Club, a hot breakfast will start at 8am. Family activities start at 9am with stage entertainment, children’s crafts, field games, a petting zoo, moon bounce, visit with the Spring Bunny and a candy scramble for children 12 and younger. Egg hunt will take place at 12pm.
The City of Dana Point will offer two Egg Hunts on Saturday, April 15. Pines Park, 34941 Camino Capistrano and Sea Canyon Park, 33093 Santiago Drive. Activities begin at 9:00am and include: Marionette/Puppet Show, Children’s Relay Games, Petting Zoo, Easter Bunny Visits and Egg Hunts for ages up to 10 years.
The Easter Bunny hops on into Los Cerritos Center March 24 through April 15 for photo opportunities. The Easter Bunny will host special Pet Photo Nights on March 7 and March 14 from 6 to 8 p.m, An added amenity for our busy families is the option to make a reservation with the Easter Bunny. Simply visit the Los Cerritos Center’s website to pick an ideal date and time. Skip the waiting this Easter season!
Cypress Recreation and Community Services hosts an Annual Spring Egg Hunt that takes place Saturday, April 15 at 10:30am. This event is for children 11 and under and will be held at Oak Knoll Park: 5700 Orange Ave. Activities included: egg hunt, crafts, face painting, obstacle course and jumpers, visits with the Easter Bunny, free hot dogs and drinks. This event is sponsored by the American Legion Post #295.
FOUNTAIN VALLEY :
Fountain Valley Recreation and Community Services Department hosts the Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15 at the Fountain Valley Recreation Center and Sports Park, 16400 Brookhurst Street from 8:30am-11:30am. Event includes free carnival games, crafts, balloon artists, inflatable rides, and more! Enjoy a pancake breakfast for $5, elephant rides for $5, and take pictures with the Easter Bunny for $2 each.
There will be a Family Easter Celebration at The First Presbyterian Church: 838 N. Euclid St. on Saturday, April 15. The event runs from 9:00am-11:00pm and will include pancake breakfast, crafts, story-telling and the annual Easter egg hunt!
TENTATIVE INFO: Easter Egg Hunt at the Fullerton Family YMCA Saturday, March 19th 10am-11:30am At this FREE family event, meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy fun kid activities like face painting, games, bounce house, snow cones, kidZone Playground and more. Special needs events will also be available.
Eggs-Cavation will be Atlantis Play Center: 13630 Atlantis Way on the north end of Garden Grove Park on Saturday, April 15 11:00am-2:00pm. This event offers kid-friendly activities including arts and crafts, face painting, carnival games, a moon bounce and petting zoo. Egg hunts will take place in age groups and the event is limited to the first 300 children. Tickets are on sale at the Recreation Counter located on the first floor of City Hall: 11222 Acacia parkway. $7 for children ages 3-10, $2 for spectators 11 and up. Tickets will go on sale at G.G. City Hall March 24th.
Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday, April 15 11:00am – 3:00pm at Furgeson Elementary School: 22215 Elaine Ave in Lakewood. Activities include pony ride, petting zoo, moon bounce, train ride and more.
The City of Huntington Beach Community Services Department will host their 25th Annual Easter Hunt 9:00am-2:00pm Saturday, April 15 at Central Park Sports Complex. The event will feature police and fire department, egg hunt, game booths, entertainment, exhibits, pictures with the Easter Bunny and refreshments.
The Rabbit Run 5K takes place on Saturday, April 8 8:00am at Irvine Valley College (5500 Irvine Center Drive) in Irvine. Grab a few eggs and goodies along the way or linger your way through. Either run, hunt, jog, stroll, roll or trike it. Families can bring strollers, bikes, tricycles but kids must wear helmets. Kids can ride scooters, bikes or be pulled in wagons.
Celebrate Easter at Pretend City (29 Hubble, Irvine) on April 15 from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Activities include a visit from the Easter Bunny, sweet treats, Easter games, Smart Art with Egg-stravagant eggs, an Easter Egg hunt and information on bunny rescues.
15th Annual Spring Family Eggstravaganza will take place at La Bonita Park (1440 W. Whittier Blvd.) on Saturday, April 15 8:00am-12:00pm and will include a egg helicopter drop, game egg hunts, eggs-treme kids zone, carnival games, kids crafts, inflatables, balloon twisters, entertainment and more.
LADERA RANCH :
On Saturday, April 8 the Spring Celebration in Ladera Ranch will be 11:00am-2:00pm at Founders Park and includes an egg scramble, tykes and toddler egg scramble, visits with Mr. & Mrs. Peter Rabbit, face painting, kids crafts, activities, games, food and entertainment. (Information is restricted to residents only – cannot confirm.
LAGUNA NIGUEL :
Saturday, April 8 from 9:00am-12:00pm, Laguna Niguel Parks and Rec will host their annual Bunny Blast at Chapparosa Park: 25191 Chapparosa Park Road. This community event includes kids crafts, games, face painting, a scavenger hunt activity and entertainment. There will NOT be an egg hunt at this event.
Bunny Blast Egg Wonderland will be held Saturday, April 8 from 11:00am-3:00pm at El Toro Park: 23701 Los Alisos Blvd. This FREE event will include game booths, crafts, face painting, giant ferris wheel, petting zoo, pony rides, balloon artist, egg scramble, live entertainment and Alice and her Wonderland friends will be available for pictures.
Spring Skate Egg Hunt at The Park will be on Saturday April 8 at Etnies Skate Park of Lake Forest (20028 Lake Forest Drive) from 11:00am-1:00pm. Visit the Skateboarding Bunny, bounce houses – $5 for unlimited jumping, an egg hunt and crafts. $5 Donation per person. The egg hunt begins at 11:15am.
There will be an Easter Egg Hunt at La Mirada Regional Park on April 15 from 9:00am – 11:00am. Activities will include: carnival games, kids crafts, music, bounce houses, a petting zoo and an Easter Egg hunt for kids 10 and younger. A pancake breakfast will be provided by the Kiwanis of La Mirada for an additional fee.
Spring Carnival will take place Saturday, April 15 from 9:00am – 11:00am at Little Cottonwood Park: 4000 Farquhar Ave. The free event will include egg hunt, carnival games, face painting, bounce house, food trucks and more.
Hop on board the Queen Mary for their Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch April 16 9:00am – 3:00pm. Event includes a bunny and friends petting zoo, egg hunt, face painting station, balloon twisting artist, games and a visit with the Easter Bunny. Activities run 11:00am – 3:00pm. Adult $69.95, Child $24.95, Parking $10
Bunny Days will be Saturday, April 15 from 10:00am-1:00pm on the village green at Oso Viejo Park (24932 Veterans Way) The event will include carnival game booths, spring crafts, “Toddler Town” face painting and pony rides. Candy and egg stations will be available for children 5 years old and younger.
The Family Easter Fair will be held Saturday, April 15 at Mount of Olives Church (24772 Chrisanta Drive) 11:00am – 3:00pm. This FREE event will include an Easter egg hunt, face painting, petting zoo, inflatable obstacle course, carnival games, kids crafts, photo booth and live entertainment.
Visits with the Easter Bunny at the Shops at Mission Viejo: runs through April 16 on the lower level near Nordstrom. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Caring Bunny™ event at the Shops at Mission Viejo Sunday, April 2from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. will offer families that have children with special needs a subdued environment to participate in the Bunny Photo Experience. Caring Bunny has been developed by Simon and is guided by AbilityPath.org, a national online resource hub and special needs community. Over 90 Simon® properties will host the Caring Bunny this season. Promotional assistance for Caring Bunny has been provided by Autism Speaks.
Kidgets Event at Mission Viejo Mall will be held April 1 and includes crafts, refreshments, live entertainment, and visits with the Easter Bunny.
NEWPORT BEACH :
At Fashion Island, children are invited to take pictures with the Easter Bunny in the spring garden on Atrium Lawn through March 24 through April 15 Hours: Monday – Thursday: 11:00am to 8:00pm; Friday: 10:00am to 8:00pm; Saturday: 10:00am to 7:00pm; Sunday: 11:00am to 6:00pm
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Backbay Bistro is pleased to host family fun Easter celebrations including the annual Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Sunday Brunch and the new Denim Dash 5k EGGstravaganza. The celebrations kick off Thursday, April 13 with the Denim Dash and with visit from the Easter bunny, music, crafts, and great prize. Then Easter Sunday, April 16 with enjoy a gourmet Easter Brunch at Back Bay Bistro from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More information available here: http://www.newportdunes.com/.
Open Saturday March 26 through Saturday, April 15 the Irvine Park Railroad Easter Eggstravaganza is fun for children ages 2-12 with egg hunts, moon bounce, face painting, cookie decorating, carnival games, and visits with the Easter bunny. Also, ride around the park on the train. Tickets must be purchased the day of the event. $3-$5 admission to Irvine Park.
At the Kidspace Children’s Museum, on Saturday & Sunday, April 15 & 16, 10:30am (Ages 4 and under), 11:30am (Ages 5 and up), 1:00pm (All Ages), 2:00pm (All Ages), 3:00pm (All Ages): Hundreds of candy-filled eggs are hidden throughout Arroyo Adventure waiting to be found! Families can also create spring art, learn the bunny hop, and pet real bunnies with the Bunny World Foundation! Pre-registration for the hunt is required and available online at kidspacemuseum.org. Cost is $6 per participant, plus museum admission. Adults do not need to register and are welcome to accompany their children throughout the hunt. Check-in begins 30 minutes before each hunt.
The Easter Bunny at Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris, April 15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kids of all ages will experience the magic of trains and the magic of the Easter Bunny at this incredibly popular annual event. Children will have photo opps, decorate Easter Baskets, treasure map, potato sack and egg races, bounce house, entertainers and games.
Saturday, April 8 9:00am-1:00pm celebrate the return of the Easter Eggcitement & Spring Carnival at Kramer Park: 201 N Bradford Ave.. Bring the whole family as kids 12 and under are able to take part in the Easter egg hunt, carnival games, face painting, story time and pictures with the Easter Bunny and more.
The Sensational Springtacular will take place on Saturday, April 159:00am – 11:30am. This free event will include a pancake breakfast, entertainment and a BIG egg hunt with visits with the Easter Bunny along with entertainment, bounce house for tiny tots, face painting, games. Vista Hermosa Park: 987 Avenida Vista Hermosa. For kids 10 years and under.
Cabrillo Park Easter Egg Hunt Hunt will be Saturday April 15 at 9:00am for kids ages 0-12 years old. There will be music, breakfast and an egg hunt and gospel presentation by Calvary Church. Location: Cabrillo Park in Santa Ana
SANTA FE SPRINGS:
Easter Egg Hunt & Carnival will be held on Saturday, April 15 at Los Nietos Park: 11143 Charlesworth Road starting at 8:00am. Children can participate in crafts, games, and the ever so popular Easter Cake Walk. Pictures with the Easter Bunny will be available for $2 each. The Easter Egg hunt begins at 10:00 a.m. and in conducted in the order of the age groups Ages 3 – 4, 5 – 6, 7 – 8, 9 – 12, 12 – 17 Bring your entire family and enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast, beginning at 8:00 a.m., sponsored by the Sister City Youth Ambassadors.
Stanton Community Foundation will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15 from 9:00am-11:00am at Stanton Park: 7800 Katella Ave. Activities include an egg hunt, visits from the Easter Bunny, resource fair, candy walk, face painting and a pancake breakfast sponsored by the Kiwanis of Stanton.
The City of Tustin will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15 at 8:30-11:30. Location: Tustin Sports Park: 12850 Robinson Drive. Activities will include Easter Egg Hunt, pony rides, game booths, petting zoo, BMX Show, Lizard Wizard and live entertainment and photos with the Easter Bunny.