Time to break out those bonnets, baskets, and bunnies 'cause it's just a few more weeks before the Easter Bunny hops into town! Easter is April 1st and there are loads of great events 'hop'pening all around the Bay Area. Here is a round-up list of fun festive Easter events and activities for families across the Bay Area.
Easter Bunny Photos, March 14th -31st, Northgate, San Rafael.
Saturday, March 17
Eggster Egghunt & Learning Festival, 10:30am-3pm, free, Campanile Esplanade (Sather Tower), UC Berkeley.
Friday, March 23
My Gym San Francisco Egg Hunt, 3:30-4:30 OR 4:35-5:35, San Francisco.
Saturday, March 24
Spring Eggstravaganza! Bunny Breakfast and Egg Hunt, Mill Valley Community Center.
Sunday, March 25
Bunny Hop and Egg Scramble, 10am-1pm, Belvedere Community Center Park.
Friday, March 30
Egg Hunt, 8:15pm, Children 8+, bring flashlights and baskets, Memorial Park, San Anselmo.
Saturday, March 31
Spring Egg Hunt Extravaganza, 9:30am-1pm, $6/youth, all ages, fun activities, including a petting zoo, a visit with the Spring Bunny, arts and crafts, an carnival and Bunny Hop dance lessons! Youth participants will receive a basket to collect all their spring goodies. Youth ages 11+ can participate in a fun scavenger hunt for prizes! Willard Park, Berkeley.
Spring Easter Egg Hunt, 10am-12pm, parade, egg hunt, music with Tim Cain, and Easter bonnet contest, Dunphy Park, Sausalito.
Breakfast with Bunny & Egg Hunt, 10am, Breakfast $7 adult; $5 child, free Easter Egg Hunt, immediately after the egg hunt, join us at the Marinwood Community Center for a hearty breakfast, Marinwood Park, San Rafael.
Easter Egg Hunt with Easter Bunny, 10am-12pm, ages 8 and under, Bolinas Park, Fairfax.
Naturally Dyed Eggs: 10-11 & 12-1pm, hands-on workshop will introduce children to the joy of natural dyes while they make their own patterns on eggs with brilliant plant-based colors. Price includes 4 eggs per participant (adults included). Two session times available, UC Berkeley Botanical Garden.
The Jumpin Bunny Festival, 10am, Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate, Oakland.
Spring Faire and Candy Hunt, 10:30am-12pm, $9 per child (adults are free), get your photo taken with the bunny, play carnival games, make a basket, bounce in the jump house and gear up for the candy hunt, Strawberry Recreation Center.
Easter Eggstravaganza, 10:30pm, Trinity Lutheran Church, San Rafael.
Marin Country Mart, 10:30am-1:30pm, free, hosted by the one & only Easter Bunny! There will be chicks and bunnies at Poppy, Easter egg decorating at the farmers market, and Eco Eggs filled with Miette treats! All free, wholesome family fun, Farmers’ Market, Larkspur.
Spring Faire and Candy Hunt, 10:30am-12pm, Strawberry Recreation Center, Mill Valley.
Hippity Hop - It’s the Easter Bunny! 11am–2pm, Bon Air, Greenbrae.
Egg Hunt, Magic Show & Camp Fair, 11am (egg hunt for children 7 and younger), bring camera and basket, bouncy house, Easter bunny appearance, Memorial Park, San Anselmo.
Eggstravaganza, 11am-3pm, Sharon Meadow Golden Gate Park.
Spring Festival, 11:30am-2:30pm, Easter egg Hunt, Live Music and more, Angel Island.
Easter Festival, 12 PM - 4 PM, Meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy free children's activities, Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco.
Skating with the Easter Beagle, 12:30-3:30pm, $5 Skating, includes FREE skate rental -- Celebrate Spring with Snoopy The Easter Beagle! Skating, prizes, Easter eggs, and spring pictures wit The Easter Beagle Snoopy's Home on Ice, Santa Rosa.
Sunday, April 1 EASTER
San Francisco’s 27th Annual Union Street Easter Parade & Spring Celebration, 10am-5pm, rain or shine, parade starts at 2pm, large inflatable bounces, kids' rides and games, a climbing wall, a hands-on children's activities area, costumed characters, a petting zoo, a pony ride and entertainment from some of the Bay Area's best musicians, and more, Union Street (Gough to Fillmore), San Francisco.
Easter Egg Hunt, 11:30am, free, bring a basket if your child wishes to join the hunt, Easter worship service at 10:30 am prior to egg hunt. All are welcome, Mount Tam United Methodist Church, 410 Sycamore Avenue, Mill Valley.
Hop to it! Bring the kids to our Easter Kids Eggstravaganza, ages 12 and under. We provide the Easter baskets, and lights snacks and beverages for kids throughout the event, Cavallo Point, Sausalito.
Hunt for the Hare Easter, Safari West.
Do you know any Easter events missing? Please leave a comment or contact me.