Hunting for Eggs

Three easter eggs in grassIf you are looking to take the kids hunting for eggs or attend other Eastery celebrations— here is a list of local ways to celebrate Easter this weekend with the little ones. Check out our top picks for the East Bay.

Flashlight Egg Hunt
Friday, April 15th from 7 to 9 PM Grove Sport Field, 1730 Oregon Street
Participants (grades 5-8) will enjoy an after dark egg hunt, complete with glow-in-the-dark eggs and a chance to win a Nintendo Switch.
Cost: Free.

Eggspedition Around the World
Saturday, April 16 from 10 AM to 5 PM
Campanile Esplanade (Sather Tower), UC Berkeley South Hall Road
This fun, free educational event includes activity booths, performances and egg hunts for young children.
Cost: Free. Eventbrite:

Spring Egg Hunt Extravaganza
Saturday, April 16th from 9:30 AM to 1 PM
Willard Sport Field, 2730 Hillegass Avenut
A day filled with fun activities, including a petting zoo, a visit with the Easter bunny, arts and crafts and a kids carnival for ages 1-13.
Cost $10

Splash Park Egg Hunt
El Cerrito
Saturday, April 16th from 10 AM to 2:30 PM
El Cerrito Swim Center, 7007 Moeser Lane
Enjoy a fun time at the Splash Park with our Spring Egg Hunt! Sign up for one of four 45-minute time slots to hunt eggs, get fun treats, and play in the Splash Park. A very special Bunny will be available for pictures, plus some great games and give-aways. Pre-registration only, no drop-ins. Please register children only for this event. Each child is allowed 2 adults in the Splash Park with them.
Cost $8 to $10.

Eggstravaganza & Family Picnic
Walnut Creek
Saturday, April 16th from 11 AM to 1 PM
Civic Park and Community Center, 1375 Civic Drive.
Bring a blanket and picnic lunch for your family to enjoy in this beautiful setting. No egg hunt this year, but each child will receive a goodie bag with eggs, Easter-themed activities and other goodies. Check out the craft table, Easter photo backdrop and Easter-themed scavenger hunt for families.
Cost: $25 covers up to 6 people in the same family.

Community Easter Egg Hunt
Walnut Creek
Saturday, April 16th at 9 AM
Rudgear Park, 2261 Dapplegray Lane
Enjoy face painting, a photo booth, a coloring table, and the Easter bunny at this annual event.
Cost: Free.

Spring Fest: Eggzxtra Lit
San Leandro
Saturday, April 16th from 11 AM to 5:30 PM
Marina Park, 13801 Monarch Bay Drive
Children and families can enjoy bounce houses, bumper balls, concession stands, Easter bunny pictures, an egg hunt, and music.
Cost: $5. Eventbrite:

People’s Garden Easter/Earth Day Festival
Sunday, April 17th from 12 Noon to 4 PM
1055 Azuar Drive
Celebrate Easter and Earth Day on Mare Island with an Easter egg hunt for the kids, music, food vendors and gardening classes.
Cost: Free. Eventbrite:

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