Spring is in Bloom and Time to Get your Bunny On- Check out fun Spring/Easter Events in San Diego. Bunnies and egg hunts in Parks, Trains & even the Zoo. Grab the Kids, Baskets and have fun.
Doyle Park Annual Spring Festival – April 7 2-4pm hop over for egg hunts, arts crafts, bounce house and a Special visit from the Spring Bunny. If you participate in the bunny hop dance you will be entered into a raffle to win a treat-filled Spring Basket!! Must be present to win raffle prize. *BYOB Children need to bring their own plastic bags or baskets Doyle Park 8175 Regents Rd.
FREE Find Eggs in Linda Vista April 8, 10-11:30 am Be part of the egg hunt and have your photo taken with the Easter Bunny. Participants will be grouped by age. BYOBasket Linda Vista Recreation Center, 7064 Levant St. 858-573-1392.
FREE Easter Surprises at Standley Park & Recreation Center April 8, 10 am-noon. Egg hunt, face painting, egg coloring, crafts and more. For ages 10 & under. 3585 Governor Dr., San Diego. 858-552-1652.
FREE Eggs Galore at Willie Henderson Sports Complex April 8, 10am-1pm Come join the fun with art, crafts, music, egg hunt and more. 1035 South 45th St. San Diego. 619-527-3407.
The Easter Bunny at the Zoo April 8, 9, 15 & 16, 11 am-4 pm. Have your family’s photo taken with the Easter Bunny. Free with zoo admission. Balboa Park. www.sandiegozoo.org.
Pacific Southwest Railway Museum’s Bunny Trains. April 8, 9 & 15, 10 am, 12:15 & 2:30 pm Enjoy an old-time train ride through San Diego’s rugged back country, have fun with the Easter Bunny, join an egg hunt and make a craft. Cost $5-$18. 750 Depot St., Campo. www.psrm.org/bunny-train.
FREE Easter Treasure Hunt & Photos with the Easter Bunny April 9, 12-2 pm Children, ages 3-12, can pick up a treasure map at the registration table in the Easter Bunny photo area, and have the map stamped at various restaurants to receive a gift bag filled with treats. Old California Restaurant Row, 1020 San Marcos Blvd., San Marcos. www.oldcalrestaurantrow.com/special-events.
Easter Bunny Teas at The Westgate Hotel April 14 & 15, 2:30-5 pm Traditional European afternoon tea with treats plus an egg hunt, a magic show and the Easter Bunny. $35-$50 plus tax and gratuity. Make reservations online. 1055 Second Ave., downtown San Diego. www.westgatehotel.com.
Eggstravaganza at Birch Aquarium at Scripps April 14-16, 11 am-3 pm. Welcome spring and the changes it brings during this annual event where you can make a shark egg craft, view animal eggs, join an “underwater egg hunt” and more. Free with admission. 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla. www.aquarium.ucsd.edu.
FREE Carmel Valley Spring Egg Hunt April 15, 9 am-12 pm Egg hunting, crafts and prizes, jumps and bunny photos. call or visit website for egg hunt times. For ages 12 & under. Carmel Valley Community Park, 3777 Townsgate Dr. www.sandiego.gov; 858-552-1616.
Spring Eggstravaganza in Santee April 15 9 am- 3 pm Have a hoppin’ good time with continuous egg hunts for ages 8 & under, pony rides, crafts, inflatables, petting zoo, carnival rides and games, and more. . Ride/activity tickets $1 each (cash only). Santee Lakes, Lake 5, 9310 Fanita Pkwy. www.egghuntsantee.com.
FREE Children’s Spring Festival & Egg Hunt. April 15 10:30 am-noon Treat-filled eggs, games and snacks for children, grades 3 & under. La Colonia Park, 715 Valley Ave., Solana Beach. www.ci.solana-beach.ca.us.
La Jolla Egg Hunt April 15 10-12 pm Crafts, goodie bags, photo op with Peter Rabbit and more. Egg hunt is free; $5 for other activities. For ages 2-12. La Jolla Recreation Center, 615 Prospect St. 858-552-1658.
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny & Easter Eggstravaganza in Coronado. April 15 9 -4pm Breakfast includes egg hunt, crafts, goodie bags, prize wheel and more. $9-$11; tickets must be purchased in advance. From 1-3:30 pm, enjoy egg hunts, a life-sized Candyland game, Easter Bunny visits, carnival games and crafts. Egg hunts free; fee for some activities. Coronado Community Center, 1845 Strand Way. 619-522-7342.
Breakfast with Peter Cottontail & Spring Egg Scramble. April 15 8 am-10 am Breakfast inside the Williams Barn at Walnut Grove Park. At 10:15 am, toddlers through fifth graders are invited to be part of the community scramble with 10,000 prize-filled eggs. Breakfast: $4-$5; egg scramble: $5 per family. 1950 Sycamore Dr., San Marcos. www.san-marcos.net.
EGGStravaganza Spring Festival in Carlsbad April 15, 10-1 pm An ongoing egg scramble of multiple egg hunts plus a noncompetitive field for young children and kids with special needs. Also, a family scavenger hunt, photos with the Easter Bunny, a fun zone with bounce houses and more. Activity cards/unlimited fun zone wrist bands $6 each. Poinsettia Community Park, 6600 Hidden Valley Rd. www.carlsbadconnect.org.
Spring Party with Bunny at San Diego Botanic Garden April 15 10-1 pm Kiddos can decorate their own bunny ears, visit real bunnies in a petting zoo, make crafts, plant a flower to take home, have their photos taken with a gentle bunny and join a parade At 12:30 pm, our big bunny will lead a parade through the Native Plant Native People Trail. Event day passes: $15 per child; first come, first served. San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas. Details at www.sdbgarden.org.
FREE Spring Festival at Pacific Beach Recreation Center April 15, 11-2 pm Egg hunts plus a 40-foot obstacle course, a bounce house, arts and crafts, and face painting. Participants return all eggs to qualify for special goodie bags. 1405 Diamond St. For details, call 858-581-9927.
FREE Torrey Hills Egg Hunt April 15, 9-11 am Spring fun with crafts, music, jumps and face painting. Torrey Hills Community Park, 4262 Calle Mejillones, San Diego. 858-552-1687.
FREE Spring Egg Hunt in Encinitas April 15, 10 am-1 pm There are 20,000 eggs up for grabs! Plus performances from Hullabaloo (10:45 & 11:45 am) and other fun children’s activities. The Egg hunt times: 10:15, 11 & 11:45 am. Encinitas Community Park, 425 Santa Fe Dr. www.cityofencinitas.org.
FREE Hunt for Eggs in Oceanside.April 15, 10 am-1 pm Four egg hunts with prizes, a magic show, vendors and more. Mance Buchanon Park, 425 College Blvd. www.ci.oceanside.ca.us; 760-435-5041.
FREE Spring Egg Hunt at Adams Recreation CenterApril 15, 10 am-12:30 pm Egg scrambles, face painting, crafts, music and more. BYOBasket 3491 Adams Ave., San Diego. http://www.sandiego.gov; 619-235-1149.
Peter Cottontail Gingerbread House- April 15, 9 am-11 am Looking for a fun Easter activity to do with your friends & Family? Build an Easter/Spring themed Gingerbread cottage. A Senior Decorator will lead instruction as you create your Easter masterpiece! All material (and clean-up) included. Reservations are required. Cute Cakes Escondido 345 West Grand Ave, Escondido, CA 92025 RSVP for Event
Easter Worship Services for the Early Risers
FREE Easter Sunrise Service at Balboa Park. April 16 6:30am Inspiring Easter message and music at Spreckels Organ Pavilion. 858-454-7324. Then come back for 2pm Free Organ Concert.
FREE Sunrise Service at The Flower Fields April 16, 6:30-8am presented by The Fields Church. Free breakfast follows. 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad. www.thefieldschurch.org.
FREE Easter Sunrise at the Bay April 16 6-8am Join Encompass and Water’s Edge of First United Methodist Church of San Diego for outdoor worship at Mission Bay Park. Have coffee and donuts after the service. De Anza Cove Gazebo, 3000 N. Mission Bay Dr. www.fumcsd.org.