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The Easter Bunny has about a zillion kids to visit once the calendars flip from March to April. Even with his (her?) busy schedule, he’ll (she’ll?) somehow still manage to unload some mystery treats at your local egg hunts. Check out these 25 great Easter 2018 events near Phoenix, most of which are free for kids!

Phoenix Easter Events

Desert Ridge Play Date – Easter Egg Hunt

When? March 28 @ 10:30 AM
Where? Desert Ridge Marketplace, Phoenix, AZ
What? This weekly Phoenix playdate event celebrates the holiday with a group egg hunt. Check the “Going” box on their Facebook page to get updates.

Enchanted Island Easter

When? March 31 & April 1 @ 10 AM
Where? Enchanted Island Amusement Park, Phoenix AZ
What? Free for kids up to the age of 10, this Phoenix Easter activity offers egg hunts for all age groups. Arrive early to register your child, and keep an eye out for one of the 40 Grand Prize eggs. Click here for more details.

Roxie’s Easter Egg Hunt

When? March 24 & 25
Where? Shamrock Farms, Phoenix, AZ
What? Take a guided tour of Shamrock Farms with Roxie and the Easter Bunny. There you’ll be introduced to over 10,000 cows, learn about the farm-to-table industry, and go treasure hunting for candy-filled eggs. The tour costs $10 per person and is offered just three times per day, so register on their website to guarantee a spot.

42nd Annual Easter Parade & Spring Fling

When? March 31 @ 10 AM
Where? Ahwatukee Community Park, Phoenix, AZ
What? The Easter Parade and Spring Carnival will run until 4 PM on Easter Sunday, although no egg hunt is scheduled. It’s still free to attend! Visit www.ahwatukeeeasterparade.com for more information.

Arizona Biltmore Easter

When? March 31 & April 1
Where? Arizona Biltmore Resort, Phoenix, AZ
What? Color Easter eggs and decorate cookies on Saturday, then bring the egg-hunting basket for an Easter hunt on Sunday morning. This event is free to resort guests and just $10 for visitors. Head to the Biltmore site for further details.

RJ’s Egg Hunt

When? March 24, 8 AM
Where? Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Center, Phoenix, AZ
What? Free for kids under the age of 14, RJ’s Egg Hunt celebrates its 3rd anniversary with the largest Easter hunt in southern Phoenix! The whole family can entertain themselves with arts and crafts, food, music, and many other activities. View their Facebook Events page for updates.

Celebrate Easter in Mesa, AZ

The Great Easter Surprise

When? April 1 @ 10:15 AM
Where? First Presbyterian Church, Mesa, AZ
What? Easter eggs will be spread out around the church, as will seven different stations that offer various crafts, activities, and learning experiences. Come hungry because stacks of pancakes will be served afterward! Check out fpcmesa.org if you need more information and driving directions.

Dino Egg Hunt

When? March 30, 5:30 PM
Where? Arizona Museum of Natural History, Mesa, AZ
What? Back and bigger than ever, the popular Dino Egg Hunt in Mesa will run all evening, offering special Dino eggs, crafts, activities, and an Easter adventure for kids and adults. A small entry fee is needed to attend, but you can prepay on their website to save money.

Chocolate Bunny 5K & Kids Fun Run

When? March 31 @ 8 AM
Where? Mesa Riverview Park, Mesa, AZ
What? You won’t find Easter eggs here, but you might just lose something: weight. Adults can participate in the holiday 5K while the little ones take on the 1-mile Kids Run course. Everyone gets a medal, which may not be an adequate substitute for a basket full of Easter treats. To placate any crying eyes, be sure to bring the kids to an actual Easter egg hunt, too. Lace up the sneaks and register online.

Other Easter Egg Hunts Near Phoenix, AZ

Spring Eggstravaganza

When? March 31 @ 7:30 AM
Where? Surprise Recreation Campus, Surprise, AZ
What? Free for all, this Easter holiday event features seven egg hunts that are staggered throughout the morning, beginning with the toddler group at 8:20 AM. No registration needed but get there early to secure a spot in the front of the pack. Visit surpriseaz.gov site for more event info.

Cha! Cha!’s Egg-Cellent Easter Adventure

When? March 31 @ 8 AM
Where? Rainforest Café, Tempe, AZ
What? Enjoy an early Easter breakfast with everyone’s favorite wittle wabbit. Gobble down some bacon, eggs, French toast, more bacon, fruit, hash browns, and even more bacon, then start your search for Easter eggs. The cost to attend varies by age, so be sure and contact Rainforest Café for further information.

Family Easter Celebration

When? March 31 @ 9 AM
Where? Snedigar Sportsplex, Chandler, AZ
What? An annual holiday classic, the Family Easter Celebration features 3 hours of action for your entire brood. Your kids can snap some photos with the Easter Bunny, get their faces painted, play carnival games, create art, and jump inside the bounce house. A coloring contest will also be available, but the main event, an Easter Egg Scramble, is the activity you won’t want to miss. Visit www.chandleraz.gov for full Easter event details.

Easter Celebration at Avalon Gardens

When? April 1 @ 9 AM
Where? Avalon Gardens, Tumacácori, AZ
What? Pony rides, face painting, live music, organic produce, and a host of Easter Eggstravaganza Games will be featured at Avalon Gardens come Easter Sunday. Take a tour of the facilities and spend the afternoon outdoors. For more information or to purchase tickets, head to avalongardens.org.

Dolly Sanchez Easter Egg Hunt

When? March 31 @ 8 AM
Where? Peoria Sports Complex, Peoria, AZ
What? After 42 years, the Dolly Sanchez Easter Egg Hunt remains the premier holiday event in the area. Hunters from eight different age groups can “compete” to find hidden sweets, then mend relationships with their rivals in the bounce house. Donations go to the Westside Food Bank Alliance and are very much appreciated. Get additional information at peoriaaz.gov.

Easter at Discovery

When? April 1 @ 9 AM
Where? Discovery Community Church, Gilbert, AZ
What? Breakfast, face painting, and inflatable jump houses begin at 9:00, followed by church service and live music. Once the kids get antsy enough, the Gilbert Easter egg hunt will commence! Read more event details at the Discovery Church website.

Easter Bunny Express

When? April 1 @ 1 PM
Where? Verde Canyon Railroad, Clarkdale, AZ
What? After your traditional Sunday brunch, depart from the Easter Bunny Express terminal for a spectacular holiday voyage with a special guest: The Easter Bunny. Adults can enjoy a Bloody Mary or three as the swarming kids go to Crazytown on the Easter all-star. Reserve your spot on the train by visiting verdecanyonrr.com.

Spring Celebration in Buckeye

When? March 24 @ 9 AM
Where? Sundance Park, Buckeye, AZ
What? Mrs. Bunny will accompany Mr. Bunny for a photo session at Spring Celebration, proving my theory that the Easter Bunny is a “he.” Also available: A bounce house, egg decorating station, petting zoo, pony rides, and just about anything else you can imagine being at an Easter festival. Take to their Facebook page for additional information.

32nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt

When? March 31 & April 1
Where? Wildlife World, Litchfield Park, AZ
What? Lions, seals, and African gazelles—oh, my! At Wildlife Park’s Easter Egg Hunt, there’s quite a lot more to find than just hidden treats. Scope out the baby monkeys and llamas in the zoo, fly down a zip line, or relax at the aquarium knowing that the only thing separating you from a million gallons of water is a 2-inch piece of glass. The egg hunt is free with admission or membership, which can be purchased online.

Hare Raising Fun Easter Candy Scramble

When? March 24 @ 9:30 AM
Where? Show Low City Park, Show Low, AZ
What? Not much is known about this Arizona Easter activity, but how can you go wrong with an exciting, pun-heavy name like Hare Raising Fun Easter Candy Scramble? Head east of Phoenix to see what Show Low’s got in store for you.

14th Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Maricopa

When? March 31 @ 10 AM
Where? Ultra Star Multitainment Center, Maricopa, AZ
What? Lots of free candy. Lots of free carnival games. Lots of free eggs to find, with hunts starting every 20 minutes. Sounds like our kind of place. Visit their official Facebook profile for contact info.

MuscleKingz Car Show

When? March 31 @ 1 PM
Where? Goodyear Ballpark, Goodyear, AZ
What? Hundreds if not thousands of muscle cars will be at this year’s Easter car show in Goodyear, as will performers 38 Special, Drop Diezel, and others. But before the horsepower is on full display, an Easter egg hunt must be completed. It’s a rule. Ticket prices begin at $20 and can be purchased on the MuscleKingz site.

If that car show Easter event excites you, just take a step in one of our Phoenix Honda dealerships to feel your heart skip a beat. We have numerous Phoenix Honda deals on the most popular models, including the Accord, 2018’s North American Car of the Year. Contact your closest Honda dealer near Scottsdale to get a quote or schedule a test drive. Happy hunting!

 

 

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