9 Easter Egg Hunts in the Western Suburbs Your Kids Will Eggstremely Love

 

Note: These events have been canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19. Please check out our virtual events calendar for family fun things to do safely at home.

 

Egg hunting season is here, and since Easter falls on April 12 this year, we have an egg-stremely long list of egg hunts for you. Don’t walk, hop to these family-friendly Easter events! Read some of our picks below for fun Easter egg hunts in the Western Suburbs and find the most updated list on our calendar.

 

Egg-mazing Race (Geneva)

 

When: April 3

 

Where: Wheeler Park, 410 Wheeler Drive, Geneva

 

Cost: $8, $5 residents, preregistration recommended

 

Teens and tweens ages 10-16 will create teams of then complete various physical and mental challenges in order to solve clues and find the bunny hiding somewhere in the park. Winning teams will earn prizes including gift certificates to local businesses.

 

Busy Bunny Egg Hunt (Wheaton)

 

When: April 4

 

Where: Cosley Zoo, 1356 Gary Ave., Wheaton

 

Cost: $13.50 kids 2-10, $5 ages 11 and up, free kids under 2

 

Includes a visit with the Easter Bunny, an egg dash for ages 2-10, crafts and activities, animal visits, and private after-hours access to the zoo. Kids will be divided into age groups for the egg dash portion.

 

Egg Hunt on the Island (Aurora)

 

When: April 4

 

Where: Stolp Island, Fox River, Aurora

 

Cost: Free

 

All ages are invited to the family-friendly event that has multiple egg drops and a scavenger hunt in downtown Aurora. Includes crafts, snacks and trolley rides.

 

Easter Egg Open House at Cantigny Park (Wheaton)

 

When: April 4-5

 

Where: Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton

 

Cost: Free; $5 parking

 

The Egg Hunt will run continuously and eggs will be hidden throughout the park. All guests will be given a map when they enter to help them locate the eggs. This event is open house-style and for all ages. Mr. Bunny and Mrs. Bunny will be available for photos.

 

Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt (Aurora)

 

When: April 9

 

Where: Blackberry Farm, 100 S. Barnes Road, Aurora

 

Cost: $14; preregistration is required

 

Enjoy hayrides, dancing, games and a Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt with prizes. Dinner will be provided. Recommended for ages 9-13 years.

 

Flashlight Egg Hunt (Naperville)

 

When: April 9

 

Where: Knoch Knolls Park, 336 Knoch Knolls Road, Naperville

 

Cost: $18, $13 resident

 

Kids 9-14 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.

 

Eggs-trordinary Egg Hunt (Glen Ellyn)

 

When: April 10

 

Where: Glen Ellyn Park District, 185 Spring Ave., Glen Ellyn

 

Cost: $9, $6 resident; preregistration required

 

Children up to the age of 6 are invited to enjoy a crazy egg hunt with a chance to meet (and take a picture with) the Easter Bunny.

 

Easter Egg Hunt (North Berwyn)

 

When: April 11

 

Where: Jefferson Field, 16th & Wenonah, Berwyn

 

Cost: Free

 

20,000 candy-filled Easter eggs will be scattered, waiting for children to collect them. Bring a container for collecting eggs.

 

Easter Party and Enormous Egg Hunt (Glen Ellyn)

 

When: April 11

 

Where: Southminster Presbyterian Church, 680 S. Park Blvd., Glen Ellyn

 

Cost: Free

 

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).

 


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This story originally appeared at ChicagoParent.com on March 12, 2019. It has been updated with the most recent information.

 

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