Hop Over to These Exciting Egg Hunts for Chicagoland Kids

Kids can have some Easter fun at these local events.

This year, Easter is on March 31, and there are tons of events happening in the city and surrounding suburbs. Some places are even putting their own unique spin on the hunt, such as egg hunting in the pool or in the dark by flashlight. There are even some Bunny Brunches that have their own hunts, as well.

Check out the list below and you can find more family Easter events on our calendar.

This article was recently updated on March 13, 2024 by Chicago Parent’s Audience Development Coordinator, Kari Zaffarano. The update included her adding egg hunt events in Chicagoland to the ChicagoParent.com‘s calendar and featuring the best events for families, aligning with Chicago Parent’s mission to provide the top parenting resources for local families. Questions? Please reach out to kari@chicagoparent.com.

Easter egg hunts near me in Chicago

Flashlight Egg Hunt at Arrigo (Victor) Park

March 15, 2024

Ages 3-12 can enjoy a unique egg hunt with their flashlight or cell phone. Must be accompanied by a parent or chaperone. Dress for the weather. Registration required. 

Pool Egg Hunt at Sheridan (Philip Henry) Park

March 15 and 22, 2024

Children ages 6-12 can enjoy an egg hunt in the pool at the park. All participants must wear swim gear. Make sure to bring your own basket. Registration required.

NEWCITY’s “Super Egg Hunt” Egg-stravaganza at NEWCITY

March 16, 2024

Enjoy a family fun Easter egg hunt, inspired by Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. There will be train rides to the plaza, a live DJ, face painting, photo opps and meet and greets with Mario, Luigi and Princess Peach and an egg hunt. Advanced registration is required.

Bunny Bonanza Brunch at Pottawattomie Park

March 23, 2024

Ages 1.5-12 can enjoy an egg hunt, live entertainment and music, tattoo stickers, arts and crafts, brunch with the bunny, photo opportunities and a chance to win prizes. Registration required.

Egg Hunt at Sheridan (Philip Henry) Park

March 23, 2024

Ages 3-12 can enjoy this annual egg hunt at Sheridan (Philip Henry) Park. Registration required.

Egg Hunt at West Lawn Park

March 23, 2024

Ages 3-11 can take part in a fun-filled egg hunt at West Lawn Park.

Bunny Hop at Hale (Nathan) Park

March 28, 2024

Ages 2-5 can enjoy an egg hunt, crafts, basket raffles, music, dancing, face painting and pictures with the Easter Bunny! Registration required.

Bunny Trails Egg Hunt at Euclid Park

March 30, 2024

All ages can visit Euclid Park for an egg hunt, face painting, games and arts and crafts.

Mad Hatter at Berger (Albert) Park

March 30, 2024

Ages 2-10 can meet the Mad Hatter at this egg hunt event. There will also be crafts, dancing and face painting. Bring your own bag or basket. Registration recommended.

South Loop Easter Egg Hunt at Chicago Women’s Park & Gardens

March 30, 2024

Come out to Chicago Women’s Park & Gardens for egg hunting, face painting, a petting zoo, fun sports games and activities, prizes, treats and a visit with the Easter Bunny. Bring your own basket. 

Spring Egg-Stravaganza 2024 at Lincoln Park Zoo

March 30, 2024

Ages 12 and under can take part in an egg hunt, outdoor games and activities, photos with the Easter Bunny, chats with zoo experts and more. Registration required.

Easter egg hunts near me in North/Northwest Suburbs

Breakfast with the Bunny at Langendorf Park – Barrington Park District

March 16, 2024

Families can enjoy breakfast with the Easter Bunny at this annual event. There will be an egg hunt following breakfast. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required.  

Community Egg Hunt Extravaganza at Arlington Heights Historical Museum

March 23, 2024

Ages 10 and under can take part in the annual egg hunt on the museum grounds to find treat-filled eggs. Families can then explore the museum afterwards. Registration required.

Spring Egg Scramble at Tam Golf Course

March 23, 2024

Ages 1-9 can participate in an egg hunt on the Tam Golf Course. Bring your own basket. Advance registration required.

Pool Egg Hunt at Arlington Ridge Center

March 24, 2024

Ages 3-7 can hunt for plastic eggs floating in the pool filled with surprises at Arlington Ridge Center. Bags are provided. Meet the bunny and swim in the Family Activity Pool. Registration required.

Flashlight Egg Hunt at Tam Golf Course

March 27, 2024

Ages 5-12 can participate in a moonlight egg hunt on the Tam Golf Course. Bring your own basket and flashlight. Advance registration required.

Outdoor Egg Hunt at Oakton Park

March 30, 2024

Families can enjoy this egg hunt that will be divided into three sections based on age. Bring your own basket.

Easter egg hunts near me in South Suburbs

Flashlight Egg Hunt at Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center

March 22, 2024

Kids ages 3-10 will grab a basket and flashlight and then head for the woods to collect eggs. Kids can also create a spring craft. A non-paying adult must accompany the child. Registration required. Parents can enjoy their own Flashlight Egg Hunt on April 5.

Easter Egg Hunt at Kennelly Park

March 23, 2024

Kids 12 and under will be divided into age groups. The gym will be open before and after the egg hunt for different kids activities. Registration required.

Easter Egg Hunt at Oak View Center & Museum

March 23, 2024

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 16, 2024.

Lucky Egg Hunt at Apollo Park

March 23, 2024

Children ages 10 and younger will be able to hunt for Easter eggs. Find one of the few lucky eggs that will give you an extra prize. The bunny will be available for photos after the hunt. For Homewood-Flossmoor residents only.

Palos Park Brunch with the Bunny & Egg Hunt at Palos Park Recreation Department

March 23, 2024

Enjoy an Egg-cellent brunch with the Easter bunny followed by the annual egg hunt on the Village Green. Advanced registration required.

Easter egg hunts near me in Western Suburbs 

Easter Bunny Bash at North Riverside Park Mall

March 16, 2024

Families can celebrate Easter and Spring with the Easter Bunny at North Riverside. There will be an Easter egg scavenger hunt, balloon animals, coloring crafts, face painting and more.

Tween Flashlight Egg Hunt at Prairie Path Park

March 22, 2024

Tweens will receive a glow stick and if they find the golden egg, they will receive a special prize. Bring your own flashlight and bag to collect eggs. This event is for ages 9-12. Registration is required.

Easter Egg Hunt at Pottawatomie Park

March 23, 2024

Kids ages 9 and under should make sure to bring their own basket to this event. They will be able to collect a maximum of 10 eggs. Registration is not required.

Hyatt Lodge Oak Brook Easter Egg Hunt

March 23, 2024

Ages 10 and under can take part in an Easter egg hunt at the Hyatt Lodge Oak Brook. The hunts will be divided by ages (9:30-9:45 a.m. for ages 2 and under, 10-10:15 a.m. for ages 3-5 and 10:30-10:45 a.m. for ages 6-10). Bring your own basket. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos. Advanced tickets required. 

Aqua Egg Hunt at Oak Brook Park District Family Aquatics Center

March 28-29, 2024

Kids ages 0-12 can scoop up eggs filled with prizes in the pool. Participants are divided into age groups and assigned to appropriate swimming areas/depths. Families are welcome to stay and enjoy the remainder of the 90-minute event as an open-swim with the play features, including the water slide. Registration is only for those participating in the hunt.

Flashlight Teen Egg Hunt at Wilder Park

March 28, 2024

Ages 11-16 will be able to grab their flashlights and join their friends for the Flashlight Egg Hunt in Wilder Park. Search for prize eggs filled with candy, gift certificates and other great prizes. Registration is not required.

Flashlight Egg Hunt & Hike at Hickory Knolls Discovery Center

March 29, 2024

All ages are welcome to this egg hunt and hike. Make sure to bring your flashlight in search of treat-filled eggs along the trail. Registration is required.

Doggie Eggstravaganza at Berens Park

March 30, 2024

Bring your four-legged friend to Berens Park for their own egg hunt. Dogs must be accompanied by at least one person over age 16. Registration is not required.

Egg Hunt at Berens Park

March 30, 2024

Ages 2-10 can bring their own basket to fill it at Berens Park annual egg hunt. They’ll collect eggs and visit with the Easter Bunny. Registration required.

The Great Egg Hunt at Frontier Sports Complex Softball Fields

March 30, 2024

  • Address: 3380 Cedar Glade Road, Naperville
  • Cost: Free; donations of non-perishable food items and shelf-stable microwaveable meals to benefit DuPage Pads are appreciated (no glass containers)

Families can come by Frontier Sports Complex Softball Fields for the long-time annual Naperville Jaycees tradition of colorful eggs to be hunted.

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Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano is a mom of one and Chicago Parent's Audience Development Coordinator. She tracks down the best events every week and shares the inside scoop with families in print and online. She enjoys reading, traveling and exploring new places with her son.
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