Easter egg hunts in Chicago and the suburbs

The trees are blooming early, which means there will be more fallen flowered petals to get mixed up with Easter eggs. Here are a basketful of Easter egg hunts in and around Chicago.

Flashlight Egg Hunt

Grab your flashlight and get ready to party at Blackberry Farm. Dance and play games with a DJ. Enjoy the train, hayrides and join the flashlight egg hunt for a chance to win prizes. Dinner will be provided. Parents interested in being a chaperone should contact Jill Zudell at (630) 892-1550.


Hippity-Hop Egg Hunt

This event is held as Vaughan Athletic Center, NOT Prisco Community Center. This year the Vaughan Center is hosting its first egg hunt. Children should bring their own baskets to collect plastic eggs filled with candy and prizes. The Easter Bunny will be on hand to take pictures with the kids, so adults will want to have their camera handy. Adults must accompany children; only children need to be registered. Egg hunt will start at 10:15 a.m. Program will be moved inside in case of inclement weather.


Flashlight Egg Hunt

Grab your flashlight and hunt for prize-filled eggs under the stars. Refreshments will be served. Bring a flashlight and a bag or basket to put your eggs and prizes in. This event is held outside; dress for the weather. Parents must be present with their children, but may not assist them during the hunt. Preregistration is required. There are no age exceptions.


Park District of Highland Park Egg Hunt

Gather colorful eggs filled with toys and fun surprises. One special egg will hold a family pass to Hidden Creek AquaPark for Summer 2014. Be sure to keep an eye out for a special guest.


Easter Egg Roundup

Collect and decorate an egg, ride a horse, visit the newborn animals and visit the Easter Bunny. Advance tickets required.


Easter Party and Easter Egg Hunt

This free party starts with crafts for all ages and an interactive walk-through Easter story, followed by breakfast for the entire family, and an enormous Easter Egg Hunt (for children up through 5th grade). Bring your own Easter basket to decorate, or make a new one at the party.


Egg Hunt

Kids 1-8 can enjoy an egg hunt and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Only children age 2 or younger may have help from a parent. The Naperville Jaycees will be accepting donations of non-perishable food items at the event.


Underwater EGGstravaganza

Includes pool egg hunts, entertainment, games and prizes. Scheduled egg hunts by age group will be in the play pool and parents can assist small children. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.


Egg Hunt in Wonderland

While on the hunt for eggs, meet Bubbles' very own White Rabbit. Every direction offers an exciting activity: Art Project - Paint the Roses Red & Meet the Queen of Hearts; Enchanted Open Play; A Craft-Creation Tea Party; Egg Hunt in the Open Meadow; A MAD Musical Concert. Register at http://www.bubblesacademy.com/community_event/chicago-egg-hunt-wonderland/


Easter Egg-Stravaganza at Lincoln Park Zoo

Meet the Easter bunny, hunt for eggs, create crafts and visit animals at Lincoln Park Zoo. Light refreshments will be served.


Egg Hunt

Hop into your favorite museum to fill your basket with yummy treats. Kids 9 and under can look for eggs at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The rest of the time, children of all ages can create super springtime art and jump into egg-cellent fun. Presented by Discovery Center Museum and Burpee Museum.



Wilder Park Easter Egg Hunt

Kids 1-10 can hunt for eggs and visit with the Easter Bunny. Bring your camera and a basket.


Easter Egg Hunt

Stop by on Easter Sunday for an Easter Egg Hunt. No hiding or clean up required.


Egg Hunt

Hundreds of colored eggs will be scattered across the McCormick Museum lawn. Activities at the museum begin at 10:30 a.m., including an Easter craft and a baby animal petting zoo.


The Big Find

The West Loop Neighborhood and Soul City Church sponsor carnival games, food, candy, inflatables, music and more. Egg hunt begins at 10:15 a.m.


Easter Egg Hunt

Thousands of eggs will be hidden throughout the playground of the Terrace Centre. Includes music and a chance to get your photo taken with Bunny. Please remember to bring your own basket and camera and dress for the weather.


Holiday Egg Hunt at the Pool

This egg hunt comes with a splashy twist: Bring your bathing suit and basket and grab as many floating eggs filled with goodies as you can find. Children must be accompanied by an adult in the water. The hunt goes quickly so please arrive on time for each age group. Stay for Open Swim beginning at 11:45 a.m.


Swim with the Bunny

Meet the Easter Bunny, collect Easter eggs in the pool and trade them in for prizes. Play some games and swim.


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