In the past two years, most community Easter egg hunts were cancelled. A variety of creative community events were invented to keep our communities safe and healthy while enjoying some seasonal fun. This year, many free community Easter egg hunts have returned, including some teen flashlight hunts.
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2023 Easter Egg Hunts
In 2023, Easter Sunday is April 9, 2023. Easter egg hunts are often held on Saturday and may also be scheduled the week before Easter. Check the venue website to confirm details.
The following list of community egg hunts throughout the Puget Sound region are open to the public. Most are free, unless otherwise stated.
Tips for enjoying Egg Hunts
- Some require advance registration. Follow the link to check details for any event you plan to attend.
- Many egg hunts host events by age groups at different time. Follow the link to check ages and times.
- Most egg hunts are held come rain or come shine. It’s Seattle after all, bunnies know they can get wet. But they don’t care. They want the eggs!
- Unless specifically stated otherwise, it’s usually a good idea to bring a basket or bag to collect your goodies.
(Listed alphabetically by city or location)
Auburn Peter Cotton Trail. Friday, April 7-10, 2023. Hop around Auburn’s parks and trails in search of the elusive bunny, who’ll be hidden in various locations around Auburn. Find the bunny and have a chance to win prizes and have a blast doing it! This will be a fun and safe event for families, Seniors, our Specialized Recreation Community or anyone looking for an opportunity to get outside and get active in an outdoor setting. Search on your own for bunnies during park hours (8am-8pm) from April 7 – 10. You will need to find a minimum of ten bunnies and submit your scorecard by until 11:59 PM on Monday, April 10. More info: Special Events – City of Auburn (auburnwa.gov)
Brier Traditional Egg Hunt in Brier Park. For children up to 10 years old. Saturday prior to Easter. 10:00 am start, by age groups. April 8, 2023. More info: Upcoming Events – The City of Brier, Washington 98036
2022 Easter Egg Hunts
(As organizers announce details for this year, we’ll move events from prior years to the current list above.)
Bainbridge Island mEGGa Hunt is canceled for 2022. More info: Special Events | Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District (biparks.org)
Des Moines April 16, 2022. Des Moines Beach Park Dining Hall & Meadow. Prized, crafts, photos with the Easter Bunny and more. Pre-registration is required at https://apps.daysmartrecreation.com/dash/index.php?Action=ProgramFinder/index&company=desmoines. More info: City of Des Moines Facebook
Calendar – City of Des Moines, WA (desmoineswa.gov) and Festivals and Events in Des Moines Washington (tothebeachwa.com)no information listed on the city website for 2022.
Everett. April 16, 2022, 11:00 AM 12:00 PM. Earth Day Egg Scramble – Free, Family Fun Event at Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens. Come scramble in the arboretum for eggs. Then trade your eggs in for cartons, dirt, and seeds to plant and take home. Celebrate Earth Day and Easter together in our first Family Fun Event of 2022. More info: Earth Day Egg Scramble (evergreenarboretum.com)ns and Classes & Events — Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens
Fircrest Annual Easter egg hunt. April 16, 2022. For children under 10 years of age. More info: Annual EASTER EGG HUNT – City of Fircrest
Fort Lewis. JBLM Easter Dash Egg Hunt at Cowan Stadium. Apr 16 2022, 12 pm – 3:30 pm. The JBLM community is invited to the annual Easter Dash. The egg hunts will be divided into quadrants based on age (18 months-10 years). Bring your own baskets for each child. After eggs have been collected, children may exchange eggs for a “bag-sket” filled with candy and other goodies. More info: Easter Dash : Joint Base Lewis-McChord : US Army MWR
Gig Harbor Spring Egg Hunt. April 16, 2022. In year’s past, it was held at Sehmel Homestead Park Pavilion. Last year it was re-cinceived as a “take home” egg hunt package. More info: Spring Egg Hunt – PenMet Parks and Upcoming Events – PenMet Parks
Marysville EGGstravaganza Drive-Thru. April 16, 2022. Spring is in the air and the Easter Bunny is on the way! Grab your Easter basket, hop in your bunny mobile and vroom over to Allen Creek Elementary for the EGGstravaganza Drive-Thru hosted by Marysville Parks, Culture and Recreation! Kids ages 12 and under will receive sweets and treats (while supplies last) as well as have a special appearance by the Easter Bunny. You won’t want to miss this exciting day! More info: EGGstravaganza Drive-Thru (activecommunities.com)
Mill Creek. Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt April 16, 2022. 10:30am- noon. City of Mill Creek at Heatherwood Middle School (1419 Trillium Blvd SE) Egg hunt, Easter bunny photo booth, balloon twisters, fun activities, games, and more. Canned food donation collection for the Mill Creek Food Bank. More info: Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt- City of Mill Creek
Monroe. Community Easter Egg Hunt at Lake Tye Park. April 16, 2022. For ages 10 and under, bring your own basket. Lots of things to do! Hands-on activities are provided by local organizations and businesses.
More info: Monroe Community Egg Hunt April 16, 2022 and Calendar • Monroe, WA • CivicEngage (monroewa.gov)
Newcastle. April 16, 2022. Hosted by Seattle Revival Center, Ronnie’s Royal Adventure is a fun obstacle course egg hunt quest for families! Children will be given a treasure map to find eggs and win prizes at various stations. Once completed, you will be celebrated by Ronnie and his friends!
More info: Ronnie’s Royal Adventure: The Golden Door
Puyallup. April 16, 2022. Sunrise Village. Spring Eggstravaganza. Free egg hunt split by ages plus paid activities including games, crafts, and concessions, plus photo ops with the Easter Bunny. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/647949456461886
Puyallup South Hill Mall April 1-16, 2022. invites children to find the eggs hidden around the mall to earn a fun Easter surprise. Start at Customer Service to receive an Easter Scavenger Hunt sheet (one for each interested child). Then explore the mall until you’ve found all the eggs and filled out your sheet, turn in the completed sheet to Customer Service for a fun Easter prize. Prizes are while supplies last and limited to one per child. More info: South Hill Mall : Easter Scavenger Hunt
Sammamish. Join the YMCA for Eggstravaganza at the Sammamish Commons. Hop on over with your family to enjoy the fun. Egg hunts, a toddler egg hunt, carnival games, and community guests are all part of the fun. This event is free and open to the public. More info: YMCA Eggstravaganza! – Sammamish Community YMCA (sammamishymca.org)
Seattle Parks & Rec FREE egg hunts are back for 2022 at various community centers around the city. Participants are encouraged to bring a bag or basket (or flashlight for teen night events). Egg hunts start promptly at the times listed, don’t be late! See list below. More info: Free Spring Egg Hunts in April! – Parkways (seattle.gov)
- Saturday, April 9 at South Park Community Center. Flashlight Teen Hunt: 8pm.
- Friday, April 15 at The Brig/Amphitheater at Magnuson Park. Crafts: 4:30pm. Egg Hunt: 5:30pm. Flashlight Teen Hunt: 7:30pm.
- Saturday, April 16 at Green Lake Community Center. Ages 1-3: 10am. Ages 4-6: 10:30am. Ages 7-10: 11am.
- Saturday, April 16 at Delridge Community Center. Ages 3-11: 10am.
- Saturday, April 16 at Loyal Heights Community Center. Ages 3-11: 10am.
- Saturday, April 16 at Van Asselt Community Center. Ages 3-11: 10am.
- Saturday, April 16 at Yesler Community Center. Ages 3-11: 10am.
Spring Egg Hunt at Chambers Creek Regional Park. Free event. Bring your basket to participate in egg hunts featuring special golden eggs that can be turned in for prizes, plus bounce house, face painting, and an opportunity to take “selfies” with the Easter Bunny. 2022 event will be a drive-through event. Pre-purchase a basket for $10 filled with 15 eggs, crafts, and activities. More info: Pierce County Parks | Facebook
Virtual Easter Egg Hunts
There are several ways to enjoy Easter Egg Hunts virtually. The following links offer a variety of fun ideas from providers around the internet.
- Good Housekeeping: How to Host a Virtual Easter Egg Hunt
- Country Living: How to Host a Virtual Easter Egg Hunt
- Martha Stewart: How to Host a Virtual Easter Egg Hunt
- Southern Living: How to Host a Virtual Easter Egg Hunt
2021 Easter Egg Hunts
The following egg hunts were held in 2021. As we confirm their status for this year, we’ll move them to the 2022 list. (Last checked on 4/8/2022.)
2020 Easter Egg Hunts
The following 2020 Easter Egg Hunts did not take place in 2021. We’ll check them leading up to Easter Sunday 2022 and move them to this year’s list if they have risen again (see what we did there?). (Last checked on 4/8/2022.)
Federal Way. Easter Festival & Egg Hunt at Church of the Nazarene. Free event. One of the largest egg hunts in South King county Washington. Families journey from Des Moines, Dash Point, Brown’s Point, Burien, Renton, Kent, Auburn, and beyond. More info: Federal Way Church of the Nazarene – HOME (federalwaynazarene.com)
Seattle Chinese Alliance Church. Eggstraveganza on Beacon Hill. Enjoy an awesome egg hunt, lunch, cookie decoration, photo booth, and inflatables. People of all ages are welcomed- invite your friends! More info: https://www.facebook.com/SeattleCAC/events/
Tacoma. Easter Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt at Sound Life Church. Free event. 40,000+ eggs, large-scale inflatables, pony rides ($7), face painting, and Prize Giveaways. Age appropriate Easter egg hunts. More info: Events — Sound Life Church | Tacoma & Orting, WA
West Seattle. Thriftway Easter Egg Hunt. Free event. While supplies last, store open 5AM-12AM. Search for prize- and candy-filled eggs inside the grocery store. More info: West Seattle Thriftway
Multiple locations. Dog-friendly Easter Egg Hunts at MudBay Stores (Bothell, Kent, Lacey, Renton, Puyallup, Seattle, Tacoma). Hunt for eggs filled with pet treats. More info: Mud Bay Pet Supplies | For Healthy Dogs and Cats
2019 Easter Egg Hunts
The following 2019 Easter Egg Hunts did not take place in 2020 or 2021. We’ll check them leading up to Easter Sunday 2022 and move them to this year’s list if they have risen again (see what we did there?). (Last checked on 4/8/2022.)
Calendar of Easter events 2022
The following events on our calendar include Easter events of all kinds (in-person and virtual), including egg hunts, craft events, seasonal cooking classes, and more. Also be sure to check out Where to get Easter bunny photos and Easter Brunch or Dinner
But wait, there’s more!
- Where to get Easter bunny photos
- Easter Brunch or Dinner
- Easter events: services, crafts, flowers, and more
- Find free and cheap things to do every day on the Greater Seattle on the Cheap calendar.
- Visit the Greater Seattle on the Cheap home page and choose from a menu of free and cheap activities in the Puget Sound region.
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