Easter Egg Hunts

Our guide to some of the best Easter events around the country including the White House Easter egg hunt

2011 Easter Egg Hunts

2011 Easter Egg Hunts

Easter Egg Roll at the White House, Washington, D.C.
South lawn of the President's home is turned into a playground and attendance usually hits about 30,000. Features a grand egg hunt and an egg roll, where kids race to roll Easter eggs across the lawn with a big spoon. Attendees will also find lots of special celebrity guests and fun activities. More Information >

Bunny Palooza at Miami's Seaquarium in Miami, Florida
Features a big Easter Parade; continuous Easter Egg Hunts and five acres of adrenaline pumping fun with bounce houses, a "Giant Fun Slide," Rock Climbing Wall and Euro Bungee jump. Plus bunny hoppers will enjoy heaps of candies, prizes and other surprises. The Easter festival offers egg hunts throughout each day and a spectacular Easter Parade complete with bands, strolling performers and costumed characters culminating with the arrival of the big bunny himself—The Easter Bunny. More Information >

Hayes Easter Egg Roll in Fremont, Ohio
The famous White House Easter egg roll traces its roots to Fremont, Ohio. It was 19th U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes, a resident of Fremont, who started the egg roll in 1878. Children ages 3-10 are invited to compete in a variety of egg-rolling contests. Prizes are awarded in four age categories, and every child receives a balloon and a free pass to tour the Hayes Home or Hayes Museum.

Admission to the Hayes Easter Egg Roll is three hard-boiled colored eggs for use in the contests. Children with an artistic flair can enter the Egg-Decorating Contest by bringing along a fourth, pre-decorated egg. More Information >

Eggstraordinary Egg Hunt in Felton, California
Kids take the steam train to Bear Mountain to hunt for thousands of chocolate candy eggs hidden by the Easter Bunny in a redwood forest and win prizes. Special Easter crafts and games for families and kids.

Children must have a train ticket to participate in the Easter Egg Hunt. In the event of rain, train cars and Easter Egg Hunt will be under cover. More Information >

Okemo Ski Resort, Vermont
Okemo ski resort, in Vermont, goes all out for families, so it's no surprise that the place has a fun Easter Egg Hunt. Hundreds of eggs filled with candy and coupons are strewn along some of Okemo's easiest ski and snowboard trails on Easter morning. The person who finds the one oversized, specially marked golden egg will win a great price (like a new snowboard or pair of skis.) More Information >

Easter EGG-stravaganza in Duluth, Minnesota
The Easter Bunny joins the resident critters at the Zoo, where kids can play games, hunt for Easter Eggs, and watch animal friends enjoy special Easter baskets. More Information >