Easter Egg Hunts, Activities & Fun

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Get out the Easter baskets and the cute spring outfits — egg-hunting season has arrived! Find an Easter event near you on this list of bunny sightings, egg hunts and egg-decorating activities. Know of an Easter egg hunt or event we don't have listed? Let us know.

March 31

Glow Easter Egg Hunt
High Point Athletic Complex - North Fields, 2920 School Park Road, High Point. 7-9 p.m. Free. For ages 9-13. Registration required. Join us for some after-dark, egg collecting fun! 2,000 glow eggs to collect plus music, food, glow vendor and more. Hunt begins at 8 p.m.

April 1-2

NC Zoo, 4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $11-$15. 800-488-0444. Celebrate the new spring season with the wildest egg hunt around. Watch zoo animals hunt for treats inside decorative eggs and learn why enrichment is so important for our animals and how you can support this program.

April 1

Spencer Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt
Spencer, 8th street ballpark, Spencer. 2-3 p.m. Free. 704-637-6080. For ages 0-12. Candy, toys, prizes. Please bring your own basket.

Breakfast with the Bunny
Oakview Recreation Center, 503 James Road, High Point. 9-11:30 a.m. $5. For ages 2+. Join the Easter Bunny for breakfast and a morning of fun games and activities. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos as well.

Natural Egg Dying in the Historical Park
High Point Museum, Historical Park, 1859 E. Lexington Ave., High Point. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $1 per egg. 336-885-1859. Get ready for the Easter Bunny! We’ll provide eggs you can dip in dyes made from plant material, like onionskins and blueberries. All ages welcome. $1 per egg. Limit 2 per person. Free for members. Drop-in.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Lake Reidsville
Lake Reidsville, 630 Water Works Road, Reidsville. 10 a.m. 336-340-4738. Annual Easter egg hunt. Call for details.

Easter Egg Hunt
Friendly Hills Church, 1450 Guilford College Road, Jamestown. 10-11:30 am. Free. 336-292-7788. Bring a friend and a basket to Friendly Hills Church for the annual Easter egg hunt. There will be crafts, a snack, and separate egg hunts for various age groups from toddlers through fifth grade. Rain or shine.

April 7

Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt
Fairchild Community Center, 827 South Graham Hopedale Road, Burlington. 6 p.m. Free. For ages 6-8.

April 8

Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt
Kernersville Masonic Lodge, 701 S Main St., Kernersville. 7:30-11 a.m. 336-978-3112. The Mystic Shrine Club will host a pancake breakfast at the Kernersville Masonic Lodge. The breakfast will be an all-you-can-eat with pancakes and sausage. They will also have an Easter egg hunt for the kids as well as a bake sale.

Children’s Easter Celebration and Egg Hunt
Kernersville YMCA, 1113 W Mountain St., Kernersville. 10 a.m.-Noon. Egg hunt begins at 11 a.m. Held in conjunction with Reynolda Church’s Union Cross Campus Children’s Ministry.

The Egg Splash Aqua Egg Hunt
Maynard Aquatic Center, 1402 Overbrook Road, Burlington. 11 a.m. Free. For ages 0-14. Burlington Recreation & Parks invites you to grab your Easter Basket and head to the Aquatic Center for the annual Egg Splash Aqua Egg Hunt. Come and join us for a unique twist on egg hunting. There will be four age groups: 0-3, 4-6, 7-10 and 11-14. Please make sure to wear proper swimming suits. Cotton is not allowed in the pool. Please also make sure to bring your own collection device (plastic bucket with handle works well — woven baskets do not). Anyone participating in the event is welcome to stay and swim for the rest of the day at no charge. For more information, please call 336-222-5043.

Easter Takes Flight
Historic Bethabara Park, 2147 Bethabara Road, Winston-Salem. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join the City of Winston-Salem Recreation & Parks Department for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. Be sure to bring your kites to the park and enjoy a day of high flying fun with kites, birds and more.

Thomasville Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Cushwa Stadium, Stadium Drive, Thomasville. 3-4 p.m. Thomasville Parks and Recreation Department will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt is for children that range in age from toddlers thru the fifth grade. The rain date will be April 9.

Haw River State Park Spring Festival
Haw River State Park, Iron Ore Belt Access, 6068 Church Street, Greensboro. 1-4 p.m. Free. Enjoy the arrival of spring at Haw River State Park’s new day use area with an afternoon of family fun. Events include an Easter egg hunt for ages 1 to 12 (don’t forget your baskets), nature crafts, face painting, tree climbing, and live animals courtesy of Greensboro Parks Recreation’s ECO Bus.

Easter Egg Hunt
High Point City Lake Park, 602 W Main St, Jamestown. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Amusement rides free for all children before and after each hunt time. The egg hunts are designed for ages 2-10, but the fun and festivities are open to all youth. Hunt will be held rain or shine. Please bring a basket.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Thataways Youth Center, 1331 Overbrook Road, Burlington. 8-10 a.m. $5. Event includes breakfast, arts and crafts, and face painting. The BYC will have a bake sale table to support Allied Churches of Alamance County. Don’t forget your camera to take a picture with the Easter Bunny. Tickets will be on sale Feb. 6-April 5. Pre-registration is required. No walk-ins. Space is limited.

Creekside Easter Egg Hunt
Creekside Park, 214 Park Drive, Archdale. 2 p.m. Free. 336-434-1117. Play games, take pictures with the Easter Bunny and win prizes. Activities start at 2 p.m. Hunt begins at 3 p.m.

Easter Eggstravaganza
North Asheboro Park, 1939 Canoy Drive, Asheboro. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. 336-626-1240 ext. 1. More than 7,500 candy-filled eggs, including hundreds of prize eggs, will be hidden throughout North Asheboro Park. Children from the ages of 1-10 are eligible to participate. Special appearance from the Easter Bunny.

April 8-15

Easter Bunny Express
N.C. Transportation Museum, 411 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer. 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. See Website for prices. 704-636-2889. The Easter Bunny Express is a 25-minute train ride around the museum site with the Easter Bunny along for the fun. Our furry friend will be handing out candy, posing for pictures, and meeting everyone. Kids can also get temporary tattoos in the Gift Station and make a take home craft.

April 13

Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt
Finch Park, 15 Paul Beck Road, Lexington. 8 p.m. $2/Resident, $3/Non-resident. Teens ages 13-18 will have the opportunity to participate in our Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt. You’ll need your own flashlight to hunt in the dark. Don’t forget to check your batteries and bring a basket to collect eggs. Register by April 12.

April 14

Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt
Mayco Bigelow Community Center, 849 Sharpe Road, Burlington. 6 p.m. Free. 336-222-5138. For ages 2-5 only. Mayco Bigelow Center & North Park’s Library will hold its annual Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt. This event is fun for the entire family. Come hunt for eggs in the dark, win prizes and stuffed animals. Don’t forget the Easter Bunny will be there also. Event starts at 6 p.m. and afterward, we will have glow in the dark craft activities in the library. Kids will be making glow bugs, eggs, pipe cleaner crafts, stickers, and play glow in the dark bowling.

Easter Egg Hunt
Washington Terrace Park and Community Center, 101 Gordon St., High Point. 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free. Amusement rides free for all children before hunt. The egg hunt is designed for ages 2-10, but the fun and festivities are open to all youth. Rain or shine. Please bring a basket.

April 15

Easter Festival at Old Salem
Old Salem Historic District, 600 S. Main Street, Winston-Salem. 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. $. 336-721-7300. Easter is one of the most important seasons in the Moravian Church. Join us the Saturday before Easter to learn more about these important traditions, take part in hands-on activities like traditional egg decorating, and more. Activities included with an All-In-One ticket. Purchase a ticket online or at the Visitors Center (900 Old Salem Road).

Easter Egg-Stravaganza
Burlington City Park, 1333 Overbrook Road, Burlington. 10 a.m. to Noon. Free. B-town Events invites the community to hop on over to City Park for this year’s Easter celebration, Egg-Stravaganza. The event will feature amusement park rides, games, and more. The Burlington Recreation and Parks Easter Bunny will be leaving eggs filled with a variety of candy and prizes at each station. Bring your Easter basket and collect eggs as you travel around City Park participating in activities and enjoying amusement park rides. An assortment of games, cookie decorating and activities has been prepared for children and families to enjoy. All ages can participate in balloon art, face painting, cookie decorating and pose at our Easter photo booth. Children ages 2-4 have the option to participate.

Fairchild Easter Egg Hunt
Fairchild Community Center, 827 South Graham Hopedale Road, Burlington. 10 a.m. Free. 336-222-5119. For ages 2 to 12 years. Burlington Recreation & Parks invites everyone to be a part of a tradition. The crowd is always large and we look forward to seeing you at Fairchild. Don’t forget your Easter baskets.

Easter Bunny Express Easter Egg Hunt
N.C. Transportation Museum, 411 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer. 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. See Website for ticket information. 704-636-2889. Easter Bunny Express Easter Egg Hunt and Steam Engine Caboose Train Rides. The annual Easter Egg Hunt will compliment the Easter Bunny Express. Plus, the Lehigh Valley Coal #126 steam locomotive will be pulling six colorful cabooses on the Caboose Train. Ride either train, or both with a combo ticket.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Old Salem
Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Old Salem, Salem Tavern Meadow, South Main Street, Winston-Salem. 11 a.m. $. Please join us for a fun-filled morning searching for Easter Eggs in Old Salem’s beautiful historic district. The Annual Easter Egg Hunt is part of the all-day Easter Festival activities and is for our ticketed guests and members (ticket is required for participation – children ages 3 and under admitted for free).

For more seasonal fun, be sure to search our Calendar of Events.


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