2018 Ultimate Easter Guide

Posted: March 13, 2018

Our Calendar is jam-packed with Easter events for 2018 - more than 75 awesome family friendly Easter activities including Easter Brunch, Easter egg hunts, Breakfast with Bunny, Easter activities, Bunny events and more. We've pulled together some of our top picks, and you can find ALL of the Easter events from our calendar on this one special Easter Events page - See the BIG LIST

March 16
Flashlight Egg Hunt
Irons Oaks Vollmer Lot, 20000 S. Western Ave., Olympia Fields
Try this twist on the traditional egg hunt! Decorate a unique basket first, then head outside to find goody-filled eggs that have been left in the forest at Irons Oaks. Bring your flashlight- all children will find eggs. Register online! Ages 3 and up. 7 - 8 pm. $10 R / $15 NR. Learn more...

March 17
Helicopter Easter Egg Drop
Citizen’s Park Pavilion, 235 Lions Drive, Barrington
The Easter Bunny’s helicopter will fly into Citizens Park and drop eggs filled with special treats for all to hunt and enjoy in the open space outside of the Pavilion. Come join the excitement of our first helicopter drop! Ages 1-10. 10:30am. $5 per child; $6 on 3/17. Learn more...

March 24
Busy Bunny Egg Hunt
Cosley Zoo, 1356 Gary Ave., Wheaton
Join us for a visit with the Easter Bunny, activities, animal visits and after-hours access to the zoo. Egg dashes will be available for children ages 2-10. Preregistration is required. All ages. 4-5:30pm. Learn more...

March 24
Easter Party and Bunny Photos
Little Beans Cafe, 1809 W. Webster, Chicago
Enjoy a fun Easter celebration filled with Spring fun. We’ll have the Easter Bunny here for photos, an Easter Egg hunt, pizza, music and a puppet show with MISS JAMIE and play. Includes a digital Bunny photo. All ages. 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM. One child $35, Two Children $60, Three Children $85. Learn more...

March 25
Easter Egg Dyeing Workshop
The Paintbrush, 2646 N. Halsted, Chicago
Design, decorate, dye, take home (and eat!) your own unique Easter eggs. Snacks and story time included. Ages 3 and up. 3:30pm - 5:00pm. $37; 68% sibling discount. Register online. Learn more...

March 28
Bunny Bonanza
Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside, Chicago
Hop on over to your favorite park and enjoy face painting, a craft project, inflatables and egg hunt. Parents can bring their cameras to capture a special photo with the bunny. For kids. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM and 11am - Noon. $6. Learn more...

March 30
2nd Annual Great Chicago Egg Hunt
Maggie Daley Park, 337 E. Randolph St., Chicago
Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament brings The Great Chicago Egg Hunt to Maggie Daley Park. More than 25,000 candy-filled eggs will be primed and ready for the Medieval-themed festivities. Three waves of colossal egg-hunting (10:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 12 p.m.) will be surrounded by sparks-a-flying sword fighting demonstrations, photo opportunities with Medieval Times’ new monarch, Queen Maria Isabella, interactive knights-in-training drills (for children ages 6-12), crafts, games and other family-friendly activities. Space limited, register online. Ages 2-12. $10. Learn more...

March 31
Doggie Egg Hunt at Horner
Horner Park, 2741 W. Montrose Ave., Chicago
Pups will make their way through the park searching for treat-filled eggs. In addition stylish bandana and informational booths will be available at the park. Don't forget to join in on the doggie parade. Photo opportunity available at additional cost. Registration at www.hornerpark.org. $5 per dog advanced registration | $10 per dog at the door. For kids with dogs. 1-3pm. Learn more...

March 31
Easter Egg-Stravaganza
Lincoln Park Zoo, 2200 N. Cannon Dr., Chicago
Celebrate Easter weekend at the zoo with a basket full of fun family activities! Highlights include Breakfast buffet, Photos with the Easter bunny, Multiple egg hunts for different age groups, Free rides on the AT&T Endangered, Species Carousel and Lionel Train Adventure, Craft making, Outdoor activities, and Music to get you hopping. All ages. 8 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Ages 13 and up $25; Ages 1-12 $35 (31.50 for members) Learn more...

April 1
Easter Day Play
Pump It Up Chicago, 821 W Eastman, Chicago
Join us for EGG-cellent fun, featuring 90 minutes of playtime in Arenas A and B and an egg hunt for $12/child. Hop online and reserve today as this event sells out annually. 9-10:30am, 10:45-12:15pm, 12:30-2pm, 2:15-3:45pm. All ages. $12/child. Learn more...

Find ALL of the Easter events from our calendar on this one special Easter Events page - See the BIG LIST