5 Egg Hunts to Check Out in Chicagoland

Last year, our Easter plans changed quickly due to COVID-19. While the spring holiday will still look different in 2021, some local businesses plan to bring back egg hunts. We’ve filled a basket full of in-person, virtual and at-home Easter egg hunts for Chicago families. Take a look at our picks below and you can find more family Easter events on our calendar. 

Read more: Things to Do with Kids This Spring in Chicagoland

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Virtual/At-Home Events 

Hop to It, Kids! Online Easter Egg Hunt

 March 27, 29, 31; April 2, 3, 4, 2021

  • Hosted by: Watson Adventures
  • Cost: $19

Join Watson Adventures for a virtual Easter Egg Hunt! Chickens—or is it bunnies?— have laid eggs everywhere and it’s up to you to find them! They’re almost hidden in art museum paintings, in royal homes as Fabergé eggs, or in natural history museums as giant dinosaur eggs and tiny hummingbird eggs. The host of the hunt will meet with teams of players ages 10 and older on Zoom and then send each one hopping off around the world, following clues that lead to websites to must find eggs and answer fun questions about them. 

In-Person Events

Easter Egg Hunt (Oak Lawn)

March 27, 2021

The Easter Bunny drops off some fun-filled eggs so kids ages 0-8 can participate in the annual Easter Egg Hunt. The egg hunts will be age-segmented and space is limited. Registration required before March 23.

Egg Scramble (Homewood)

March 27, 2021

Grab a basket and bonnet and head to the park for a socially distant egg hunt. Registration is required for a half-hour time slot and scrambles will start promptly. Stay after for a socially distanced picture with the Bunny. Masks are required; one adult per registered child.

Egg Hunt at Mandrake

April 3, 2021

The annual Egg Hunt will be an outdoor, socially distanced event in park’s open field area. Children ages 2-5 will stop by at 11 a.m., ages 6-12 at 11:45 a.m. and teens ages 13-17 start at noon. Participants under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Egg Hunt at The Forge (Lemont)

April 3-4, 2021

Kids ages 3 to 12 years old can search for eggs around the park with ages 3-7 hunting in the lawn at The Mount and ages 8-12 will be hunting in the pump tracks by Mountain Biking. Each session is one hour with 10 eggs per child encouraged. Eggs will be filled with assorted toys and guests are encouraged to bring their own baskets to take their treasures home.


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This story originally published on ChicagoParent.com April 8, 2019. It has been updated with the most recent information.

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