2021 Easter Egg Hunt Guide Near Phoenix

Although spring hasn’t officially sprung for most of America, we Arizonans have already kicked off this year’s Easter “eggstravaganza.” After all, because 2020 just never happened, we have two years’ worth of fun to catch up on! 

Realizing this, the area’s event organizers have been hard at work planning the best Easter egg hunts Phoenix has ever seen (hopefully). Here’s your 2021 guide to those egg hunts near Maricopa County.

Local Easter Events Confirmed for 2021

“Hey, Google: Find Easter egg hunts near me for 2021.”

Your wish is our command. If you’re from the Phoenix, Chandler, Tucson or Tempe area, grab a basket and check out this year’s confirmed Easter events. (Note: Prior to attending, please check for cancelations or postponements by visiting the event’s official website.)

Vertuccio Annual Easter-Eggsperience on the Farm

When? 

Saturday, April 3, 2021

8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Where?

Vertuccio Farms 

4011 South Power Road 

Mesa, AZ

What?

The fun-filled day will include various Mesa egg hunts grouped by age, an animal petting zoo, crafts, photos with the Easter Bunny, and unlimited play on all farm play structures (jump pads, tube slides, mazes, and more). 

A total of four Easter egg hunts are being hosted and will begin promptly at 9:30, 10:30, 11:30 and 12:30. Arrive early, basket in hand, to get a good head start. 

Visit www.vertucciofarms.com for more details and to purchase tickets ($12+).

Worried about muddy boots and hands transferring their filth to your Honda CR-V seats and carpets? Order a CR-V cargo mat and seat cover/protector before visiting the farm for Easter in Mesa. Contact your Valley Honda Dealers to get a quote on an authentic Honda accessory.

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Private Easter Egg Hunt & Photo Shoot

When? 

Various

Where?

Nichols Park 

700 N Higley Rd

Gilbert, AZ

What?

Schedule a private Easter egg hunt in Gilbert, then get your family photo taken by professional photographer Brenda Eden. Be sure to get decked out in your Sunday’s best.

Check out www.brendaedenphotography.net for additional information and to book your Easter egg hunt photo shoot.

Apache Junction Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt

When? 

Saturday, April 3, 2021

8:00 AM

Where?

Apache Junction, AZ

What?

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Apache Junction won’t be hosting their annual Easter egg hunt. Instead, they’ll be handing out Easter Rec Bags and organizing a city-wide Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt to promote social and physical distancing. 

Visit apachejunctionaz.gov and ajcity.net for more details.

Chandler Family Easter Celebration

When? 

Saturday, April 3, 2021

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Where?

Tumbleweed Park

2250 S. McQueen Road

Chandler, AZ

What?

This free Easter event in Chandler will look different this year. Instead of a traditional egg hunt, the event will offer arts and crafts and let participants trek through two decorated Easter trails, all the while looking for hidden caches of goodies. 

Although the event is free, reservations are required. Sign up at www.chandleraz.gov

Eggstravaganza in Fountain Hills

When? 

Saturday, March 27, 2021

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Where?

Four Peaks Parks Soccer Fields

14827 N Del Cambre Ave

Fountain Hills, AZ 

What?

The yearly Fountain Hills Easter egg hunt is canceled, but visitors can still celebrate the holiday with a fun and safe event at Four Park this March. 

You should absolutely enter the first-ever Peep My Scene Contest. You’ll compete head-to-head with other entrants to see who can make the best scene with marshmallow Peeps. A Grand Prize will be awarded to the Best of the Best! 

Kids up to age 12 can take a photo with “Hoppy Bunny” and receive a goodie bag, which may even contain a special Golden Egg. If you’re the lucky family, you’ll win a secret Grand Prize!

Sign up and register for a time slot at www.fh.az.gov

Goodyear Hop & Hops Egg-Illuminated Drive-Thru

When? 

April 1-4

6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Where?

Goodyear Ballpark

1933 S Ballpark Way

Goodyear, AZ

What?

Too tired to deal with the regular routine of getting the stroller out and ensuring your kids’ masks are snug? Keep cool in your Honda Pilot—its ventilated front seats are like heaven to us Arizonans—and swing through Goodyear’s new Easter drive-thru event. 

From the safety of your own vehicle, you’ll get to take photos of the decorations, receive Easter totes full of treats, and take selfies with the Easter Bunny himself. The Goodyear Easter event is free for all, though it’s strongly recommended you register in advance at www.goodyearaz.gov

Maricopa Food Truck Friday & Easter Egg Hunt

When? 

Friday, April 2, 2021

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Where?

Community of Hope Church

45295 W Honeycutt Ave

Maricopa, AZ

What?

Combined with the monthly Food Truck Friday event at Community of Hope Church, this year’s Maricopa Easter egg hunt will be smaller, but just as fun as ever! 

Over the entire three-hour event, kids of all ages can collect candy bags, which can be exchanged for eggs. Read more at www.cohmaricopa.com

Easter Outside at North Valley Church

When? 

Sunday, April 4, 2021

Where?

North Valley Church

27201 North Black Canyon Highway

Phoenix, AZ 

What?

Join North Valley Church for their Easter Sunday service outside. After the service, children can enjoy the Easter Egg Hunt in the field. Find out more at northvalleychurch.org

Schnepf Farms Easter Egg-Citement

When? 

Saturday, April 3, 2021

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Where?

Schnepf Farms

24810 S Rittenhouse Road

Queen Creek, AZ

What?

The 24th Easter Egg-Citement event will continue its tradition of hosting one of the best Easter egg hunts in Queen Creek. In addition to the hunt, kids can also take train rides, bounce on “jumping pillows,” meet the Easter Bunny, decorate cookies, and pet animals. 

Reservations are required. Book yours here.

Egg-Cellent Adventure Hunt in Buckeye

When? 

March 24 – April 5, 2021

Where?

Sundance Park

22865 W. Lower Buckeye Rd.

Buckeye, AZ

Earl Edgar Park

500 South Miller Rd.

Buckeye, AZ

What?

Held at Earl Edgar and Sundance Parks, this Buckeye Easter egg hunt will last for over two weeks and offer kids a chance to solve eight unique riddles for a chance to win a prize. 

Want to learn more? Check out www.buckeyeaz.gov for event details and instructions.You can also order a premade Buckeye Easter egg hunt basket here

Spring Eggstravaganza – On the Go!

When? 

March 29 – April 3, 2021

Where?

Virtual

What?

If you’re still on the fence about going out, the city of Surprise has virtual Easter activities that will keep you and your kids entertained. In fact, with a week’s worth of activities planned, you might be Eastered out by Sunday morning!

View all the planned Surprise Easter egg hunts and activities at surpriseaz.gov

Bunny Business “I Spy”

When? 

Saturday, March 27, 2021

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Where?

Valley Presbyterian Church

6947 E. McDonald Drive

Paradise Valley, AZ

What?

Join the Valley Presbyterian Church for a fun game of “I Spy”: Easter Edition. Kids will walk around the grounds and look for hints (pictures) to receive Easter candy and other treats, and the Easter Bunny will also make a guest appearance for photos. 

Register at vpc.church

Easter Bunny Express in Clarkdale

When? 

Saturday, April 3, 2021

Where?

Verde Canyon Railroad

300 N Broadway

Clarkdale, AZ

What?

The Easter Bunny will be visiting and snapping photos with passengers, before finally saying bon voyage to everyone when the train embarks for its 3.5-hour ride throughout Arizona.

The Easter festivities don’t end there, though. Once the journey begins, passengers can try to guess how many jellybeans are in a jar, with the winner taking them all! Talk about an Easter treat.

Seats fill up fast. Book yours at verdecanyonrr.com

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Not up for a train ride with a bunch of random folks? Celebrate Easter with a family road trip around Arizona in your 8-passenger Honda Pilot or Honda Odyssey. You can’t beat quality time with those you love, especially on Easter Sunday. Embrace it by checking out the spring specials on new Honda models at our Honda dealerships near Phoenix, AZ

Happy Easter!