Below is a compiled listing of many Easter Egg Hunts in the Twin Cities. As we find out more events, this list will be updated, so check back in.
City of Blaine
- Largest Egg Hunt in Blaine, March 31 – April 1, Northpoint Elementary School in Blaine, organized by Renovation Church, FREE egg hunts after every service, on March 31 at 1:00, 2:30 & 4:00 p.m; on April 1 at 9:00, 10:15, & 11:30 a.m. There will be 30,000 eggs filled with candy, bouncy balls, stickers, and prizes from donors like Chick-fil-A, Culver’s, and Chili’s, three different age zones (0-3, 4-6, 7-11). Over $5,000 worth of prizes awarded.
City of Bloomington
- Egg Hunt and Family Fun at the Normandale Lake Bandshell (5901 West 84th Street), March 31, 10 – 11 a.m., Kids ages 8 and under, FREE, enjoy music, information booths, prize drawings and other family fun activities, egg hunt starts at 11 a.m., 9,000 eggs will be scattered around the bandshell area, the egg hunt is sponsored by the Bloomington Optimists Club.
City of Chanhassen
- Annual Easter Egg Candy Hunt, Saturday, March 31, starting at 9 a.m. at City Center Park just north of Chanhassen City Hall, open to children ages 12 and under. $5/child – pre-register by 3 p.m. on March 30. The program includes prize giveaways, a coloring contest, the candy hunt and an appearance by the Easter Bunny.
City of Cottage Grove
- Egg Hunt inside the Cottage Grove Ice Arena, March 24, 8:45 – 10 a.m., $6.50/child and includes 10 eggs (redeemable for a prize). Activities include visit from the Easter Bunny, bunny games, a craft station and cookies and juice. Registration limited to 250 children, call 651-458-3400 for registration information. The egg hunt is on the turf in the West Rink at the ice arena. [Note details noted from 2017 – to be updated soon – but date should be accurate.]
City of Hudson, WI
- Easter Egg Hunt at Prospect Park, March 31, 1:00 p .m., FREE, for children ages 9 and younger, hosted by the Hudson Boosters.
City of Maple Grove
- Best EggHunt Ever, April 1 at two locations, 8:30 a.m., 10:15 a.m. and noon in Fridley (Passion Church Fridley location,7651 Hwy 65 NE) and 9:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. in Maple Grove (Maple Grove Senior High, 9800 Fernbrook Lane North), FREE, for kids through 5th grade. Passion Church hosts the Twin Cities largest Easter egg hunt with 100,000 colorful, candy-filled plastic eggs. For security reasons, parents will not be permitted in the Kids’ area, but may join in for the Easter Worship experience. Register online in advance to long lines at the day of the event. Also attending will be the Easter Bunny, Disney characters from Frozen, Ironman and other superheroes. Click here to register online.
City of Maplewood
- Easter Eggstravaganza, March 31 at the Edgerton Community Gym (1929 Edgerton Street), ages 3-8, Cost is $5/child. Festivities include breakfast treats, colorful crafts and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Children will be divided into two age groups (3-5 at 11:00 a.m.) and (6-8 at 11:30 a.m.) and will be hunting for wrapped candy and plastic eggs, some of which may be redeemed for great prizes. Bags of goodies available for children under 2 years of age.
City of Medina
- The Hamel Lions Easter Egg Hunt, March 31 at the Medina Entertainment Center (500 Hwy 55, Medina), opens at 11 a.m., hunt starts promptly at 1 p.m., children up to age 10, games, prizes, face painting, refreshments, picture with the Easter Bunny.
City of Minneapolis Easter Egg Hunts
- Egg Hunt at Audubon Park, March 31, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., for Ages 6 and under. Cost $6/child. Pre-registration is required to receive a treat bag and must register by March 30. Treat bags will be given to the first 200 registered children.
- Bunny Party and Egg Hunt at Windom Park Recreation Center, March 31, Noon – 2 p.m., ages 7-12, FREE. Join in the fun for games, Bounce House, egg hunt.
- Bunny Brunch and Big Egg Hunt at Sibley Park, March 31, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., all ages, Activities are FREE, the brunch is $7/adults and $5/kids. Activities include egg coloring, arts and crafts, egg hunt, face painting and magic show. Brunch tickets are sold at the front desk at the day of the event. The egg hunt will follow breakfast at approximately 11:45 a.m.
- Armatage/Kenny Egg Hunt, March 24, 10 – 11:30 a.m., $5/child. Activities include egg hunt, caricature artist, arts and crafts, live bunnies, and a light continental breakfasts. Pre-registration is required. Egg Hunt will start 11 a.m. sharp.
- Egg Hunt at Van Cleve Park, March 24, 10:30 – noon, FREE Join in for the annual spring Egg Hunt at Van Cleve Park. Activities include face painting, egg decorating and baskets, tissue paper flowers and spin art.
- Spring Fling Egg Hunt at Linden Hills Park, March 24, 10 – 11:30 a.m. $5/resident $8/non-resident. Enjoy a light brunch, puppet show, art projects, candy treats, live bunnies and egg hunt. Must be pre-registered, sells out fast.
- Flashlight Egg Hunt at Creekview Park, March 30, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m., children 3-9 years of age, FREE. Bring your flashlight for fun egg hunting at Creekview. Egg hunters must be at the center at the start of the event so eggs can be hidden outside. Eggs will be divided up into different age groups. Registration is not required, but you must be at Creekview park building by 7:30 p.m. to be included in the hunt.
- Whittier Egg Hunt, March 24, 1 – 2:30 p.m., $5/per child, Whittier Park, enjoy egg hunt, face painting, arts and crafts, games and a light continental breakfast. Egg Hunt will begin at 1:30 sharp. Please register in advance.
- Egg Hunt at Painter Park, March 31, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Enjoy egg hunt, arts and crafts, and visit from the Bunny himself. $2 per child. Please register in advance.
City of North St. Paul
- Annual Spring Egg Hunt Bonanza, March 31, 10 – 11:30 a.m., Casey Lake Park Facility (2089 17th Avenue, North St. Paul), FREE, 0-12 years of age, bring your own bag, meet the Easter Bunny, North St. Paul Firefighters and Police Officers, sponsored by North St. Paul Parks and Recreation and Gallagher Financial Services. Egg Hunt starts at 10:15 a.m.
City of Oakdale
- Mystery Egg Hunt at the Discovery Center in Oakdale, March 31, 9 – 11 a.m., $11/per child registration by March 23 (Parents FREE). Event includes egg hunt, face painting, games, crafts, petting zoo, bounce castle, door prizes and treats.
City of Osseo
- Easter Egg Hunt at Osseo Fire Station, March 24, 12:00 noon, for all children under the age of 10, FREE. You are invited to the Osseo Fire Department’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt at (415 Central Avenue). Donations requested of non-perishable food items.
City of Rosemount
- Rosemount Lions Club Spring Egg Hunt, March 24, 10 a.m. (sharp), ages 10 or younger, FREE. The Hunt will take place at the Ames Soccer Complex. Children will be divided by age groups. A bunny is available for photos. Non-perishable food donations and other paper products, toiletries and infant items accepted.
City of Shakopee
- Easter Fun – Kids Kraft, March 31, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m., Scott County Historical Society, 235 Fuller Street in Shakopee, Easter stories and craft, plus a special Egg Hunt in the Stans Garden weather permitting, FREE but online registration required.
City of St. Louis Park
- Lions Club Egg Hunt, March 31, 10 – 11 a.m., St. Louis Park Middle School, ages 3 – 8 years, $2/person. Participants will hunt for candy and special eggs in two different age categories. Each participant will receive a special bag to collect their goodies. Egg hunt starts promptly at 10:15 a.m.
City of St. Paul Easter Egg Hunts
- Easter Egg Hunt at the James J. Hill House on the lawn, March 25 and 31, 10 -11 a.m., ages 2-7, $8/person ($2 discount for MNHS members). Doors open at 9:30, hunt begins promptly at 10 am. Participants can search for eggs, enjoy a small snack, hear stories and look around the first floor of the elegant James J. Hill home. Reservations strongly encouraged. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring your own basket for the eggs.
- Hancock Recreation Center Spring Egg Hunt, March 31, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., FREE, ages, 6-12, 1610 Hubbard Avenue in St. Paul, fun and games and maybe the Easter Bunny, register online in advance.
City of Vadnais Heights
- Easter Egg Hunt at Community Park (651 E. County Road F), March 24, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., up to age 12, FREE. The City of Vadnais Heights and the Vadnais Heights Lions Club will be hosting this FREE event. However, a non-perishable food donation would be appreciated. Staggered start times as followed (2 and under – 10:30 a.m., 3-4 years – 10:40 a.m., 5-6 years – 10:50 a.m., 7-9 years – 11 am., 10-12 years – 11:10 a.m.).
City of Woodbury
- Excellent Egg Frenzy, March 24, Healtheast Sports Center, 6 p.m., outdoor white softball fields, FREE, ages 0-2 at 6 p.m., ages 3-4 at 6:20 p.m., ages 5-7 at 6:40 p.m. Bring your bucket and collect up to 10 eggs in your age group. The event will be held rain or shine.
- Flashlight Egg Hunt, March 24, Healtheast Sports Center, 8:15 p.m. outfields of the softball fields, $4 pre-registered, $6 at the event, recommended for ages 6-13 with an adult. Grab a flashlight and bucket and join in for a nighttime egg hunt. Find the special eggs with the hidden message and claim your prize.
- Playground Egg Hunt, March 24, ages 1-4 at 2:45, 3:30 and 4:15 p.m. at Madison’s Place Playground, 4125 Radio Drive (located on the south side of Healtheast Sports Center), $4 pre-registered (only children need to register), $6 at the event, if available. Bring your own basket to find the eggs hidden all around the playground and grass area at Woodbury’s newest playground.
Hennepin County Parks
- Silverwood Park Egg Hunt: Participate in an art-inspired egg hunt and afternoon of activities for all ages on March 24, 1-4 p.m. Take photos with the bunny, enjoy musical entertainment, and participate in a a variety of “egg-cellent” art activities. Hunts begin at 1:30 and 2:30 for ages 0-4 and 2 and 3 p.m. for ages 5-10. Register online. $5/person, $6/day of.
- Eggstravaganza at Eastman Nature Center, March 29 and 30, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., $5/person pre-registration, $6 day of, bring hard boiled eggs to dye naturally, search for eggs, go on a scavenger hunt, meet a giant rabbit. them with natural dyes. Last admittance at 1 p.m.
- Victorian Easter Egg Roll: Celebrate with the family at The Landing – Minnesota River Heritage Park, formerly Historic Murphy’s Landing on March 31, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.. Participate in an egg and spoon race, bunny hop relay and authentic egg roll. Play with old-fashioned toys and games and explore the banks of the Minnesota River Valley. $8/adults, $5/ages 2-17, and 65+, under 2 FREE. Last admittance at 3 p.m.
- Spring Eggstravaganza Rock Hunt, March 30 and 31, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Lowry Nature Center, hunt for colored rocks (ages 2-8) or secret messages (ages 8-adult), drop in anytime, last hunt leaves at 2 p.m., $5/person pre-registration, $6 day-of, children under 2 FREE.
- Egg Trail and Rabbit Habits at Richardson Nature Center, March 30 and 31, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., hunt for colorful wooden eggs and fact-filled rabbits on a non-competitive hike through the forest. $5/person pre-registration, $6 day-of, children under 2 FREE.
Other Fun Easter Events
- Minnesota Bunny Garden – Rabbit Playdate, by S.T.E.M. Bunnies, March 25 and March 31 at the Woodlake Nature Center in Richfield, tickets available online until March 11, prices range from $13.29 for kids/teens ages 4-18, adults $16.37, children 3 and under FREE, Family pricing at $57.37. All prices increase $3 after March 5. The Bunny Garden is designed to be an interactive learning experience. The Bunny Garden is not a petting zoo, but rather and educational non-profit that helps the general public learn about bunnies through interactive play.
If you have an Easter Egg Hunt or other Fun Easter Event that you would like to see listed or know of an event not shown here, please email the information to TwinCitiesonthecheap@gmail.com.