2016 Easter Egg Hunts in Huntsville and North Alabama

Looking for Peter Cottontail or Easter Egg Hunts in Huntsville? Check this list for local options! Here you’ll find all the opportunities for your little one to fill their basket with hidden treasures in Huntsville and Madison County.

For even more Spring events and activities, check out our 2016 Spring Activity Guide sponsored by the Heart of the Valley YMCA!

Easter Bunny Arrives at the Mall!

When: March 5 – March 26
Where: Parkway Place Mall
Cost: Free to visit, photo packages available
More Info: www.parkwayplacemall.com

The Easter Bunny arrives in his Spring Garden at Parkway Place Mall for his annual season! Every child who visits the Easter Bunny will receive a gift. Photo packages are available.

Mason Dixon Eggstravaganza

When: Sat. March 19, 1PM-4PM; Egg hunt at 2PM
Where: 2358 Whitesburg Drive (map)
Cost: $6 per child; 2 for $10
More InfoFacebook | 256-213-7545

Mason Dixon will be hosting their inaugural Eggstravaganza this year!  This will be a fun-filled afternoon with Easter egg dying, relay races, pictures with the Easter bunny and a Grand Easter Egg Hunt! Perfect for kids of all ages (and grown ups too!) Stop by and pre-register the little ones, or just *hop* in the day of.

Special Needs Eggstravaganza

When: Sat. March 19, 9:30AM-1:00PM
Where: Dublin Park (map)
Cost: FREE; Register online
More Infowww.MadisonAdaptiveSportsProgram.org

Those with special needs and their families are invited to Dublin Park for an Easter egg hunt, fun games, blow up houses, and more. All ages are welcome! Registration begins at 9:30AM, with a 10AM egg hunt. Games and more will take place until 1PM.

Egg Hunt and Party at Eleanor E. Murphy Library

When: Tues. March 22nd at 4:00PM
Where: Eleanor E. Murphy Public Library (map)
Cost: FREE
More Info: Website | hwhaley@hmcpl.org

Bring a basket and join us for a library wide egg hunt and egg themed crafts. The hunt will begin promptly at 4:10. Light refreshments will be served. Contact Ms. Haley at hwhaley@hmcpl.org for more info.

Bunny Brunch & Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Earlyworks Society

bunnybrunch_logoWhen: Sat. March 19, seatings at 9:00AM and 11:00AM, Egg hunt at 10:15AM
Where: Earlyworks Museum (map)
Cost: Tickets are $15 per person for ages 1 and up. Register on Eventbrite.
More Info: www.EarlyWorks.com | 256-564-8100

Come enjoy Bunny Brunch served in the Grand Hall of the EarlyWorks Children’s Museum – an egg hunt and photos with the Easter Bunny are included! This event is for children ages 8 & under. Tickets are required for anyone one year old or older – children under one year old are free, unless they need a seat at the table. Admission includes entry to the Egg Hunt, which will take place at 10:15am on the grounds of Alabama Constitution Village, across the street from the EarlyWorks Children’s Museum; bring your own basket! Seating is at tables of eight and will be assigned; large groups who wish to be seated together or near each other can list their preference when ordering their tickets.


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Glow-in-the-Dark Easter Egg Hunt at Alexander’s Martial Arts

When: Fri. March 25th from 6PM-9PM
Where: Alexander’s Martial Arts – all 3 locations:
Hampton Cove (map)
Madison (map)
N. Huntsville (map)
Cost: $20 for the first child and $10 for each sibling
More Info: Website

On Friday, March 25th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm all three Alexander’s schools will be hosting our annual Easter Egg Hunt, complete with glow-in-the-dark Easter Eggs! Parents get to enjoy a few hours out while children ages 4-12 have lots of fun with our glow-in-the-dark games. They’ll get to eat some pizza, learn some Karate (and the Life Skills that come with it), and have the chance to win some prizes.

Easter Egg Hunt & Open Play at Pump It Up

When: Fri. March 25th at 10am-12pm OR 4pm-6pm
Where: Pump It Up (map)
Cost: Tickets are $12 plus tax per child; $3 plus tax per adult eating pizza.
More Info: Website |(256) 881-0111

Join us for an Egg-stra special 2-hour event at Pump It Up! Kids can jump and bounce for 90 minutes in the arena, enjoy pizza and drinks, then return to the arena for an Egg Hunt. Ages 2-4 will be able to Hunt for 5 minutes before the older children.

4D Farm Spring Celebration

When: March 25th-26th and April 2nd from 10AM-6PM
Where: 4D Farm in Cullman (map)
Cost: $8 tax included; Children under 2 are free; Pony rides are additional.
More Info: Facebook | (256) 775-2924

Visit Cullman’s family farm on March 25th and 26th for a fun-filled day of egg hunts, visiting with the Easter bunny, and all the exciting farm activities that 4D Farm has to offer. You can zoom down the 80-foot slide, take a ride on a 250-foot zip line, and jump on a huge jumping pillow! Farm will also be open on April 2nd, but the Easter bunny and egg hunts will only be taking place the weekend of Easter.

Bunny Bonanza at HBG

bunnybonanzaWhen: Saturday, March 26 from 10AM-12PM
Where: Huntsville Botanical Garden (map)
Cost: $5 per child, register in advance; Garden members only
More Info: www.hsvbg.org 

Garden members, it’s that egg-cellent time of the year again. It’s Bunny Bonanza! We’ll be stuffing 10,000 eggs with treats and scattering them about the Garden. We’ll have music, games, refreshments, face painting and other activities to keep your little one busy. Start designing those fun, crazy, or just adorable Easter bonnets for our Easter Bonnet Parade and a photo op with the Easter Bunny.

The Bunny Bonanza is a members-only event and is $5 per child. Registration in advance is recommended to help speed the process that day. Purchase tickets in advance and print your e-Ticket when prompted. Not a member? Now would be the perfect time to join and take advantage of Bunny Bonanza, one of many member benefits. Join online or in the Shoppe at the Garden.

Egg hunt schedule:

  • 2 years old and younger: 10:15 am
  • 3 to 4 years old: 10:45 am
  • 5 to 6 years old: 11:15 am
  • 7+ years old: 11:45 am
  • Easter Bonnet Parade (all ages): 11:30 am
Village of Providence Easter Egg Roll

When: Sat. March 26 from 10:30AM-12:30PM
Where: Village of Providence (map)
Cost:  FREE
More InfoWebsite


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Join us at the Village of Providence for the 2016 Easter Egg Roll presented by Refuge Church. Free games, activities, live music, prizes, and lots more! Participants will be divided into six age groups, plus a sensory-friendly hunt will be provided by Madison Behavioral Therapy for children on the autism spectrum. Registration required at the event. Parent or guardian must be present. Please visit our Village restaurants for all your food and beverage needs! No outside food or drinks in Providence Park please.

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When: Sat. March 26 at 10 & 11AM and  1, 2 & 3PM
Where: North Alabama Railroad Museum (map)
Cost:  $15/ticket
More InfoWebsite | Facebook Page

Visit with Peter Cottontail and his helpers before and during this forty minute train ride through the North Alabama countryside. All the youngsters will get a special treat from Peter Cottontail before the day is done. A perfect way to celebrate the season for little ones that love trains!

Joe Wheeler Community Easter Egg Hunt

When: Sat. March 26 from 10AM-12PM
Where: Joe Wheeler State Park (map)
Cost:  FREE
More InfoFacebook

Join us for Joe Wheeler State Park’s Easter Egg-Citement Egg Hunt! The hunt will take place between the Lodge and Marina. This event is geared towards ages 11 and under. Children can hunt over 1,000 eggs while enjoying games, arts & crafts, and live bunnies! There will also be an opportunity to have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny.

Daystar Church Egg Drop – Madison and Hartselle

When: Sat. March 26th from 9AM – 12PM
Where: Dublin Park, Madison (map) or Daystar Church, Hartselle (map)
Cost: FREE
More InfoMadison | Hartselle

A real helicopter will drop 20,000 plastic eggs filled with candy and toys to the ground at Daystar Church’s annual Egg Drop in both Madison and Hartselle! There will be a separate area for younger children. Bring your own basket! You will also have an opportunity to get your picture taken with the Easter bunny, have your face painted, jump in inflatables, and much more. Advance registration is recommended!

“Helping Other Peeps” Easter Event

When: Sat. March 26th from 10AM – 12PM
Where: Ford’s Chapel, Harvest (map)
Cost: FREE
More InfoWebsite

Join Ford’s Chapel this Easter in “Helping Other Peeps!” Enjoy a pancake breakfast with the Easter Bunny, help make hygiene and school supply kits for Kids to Love and House of the Harvest. There will also be games, bouncy houses, and an Easter Egg Hunt at 11:30 a.m.!

Cove Church Easter Eggstravaganza

When: Sat. March 26th from 10AM – 11:30AM
Where: Cove Church – Hampton Cove (map)
Cost: FREE
More InfoWebsite

The Easter Bunny will be in town at Cove Church! He is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt, games, Petting Zoo and a ride on the EB EXPRESS.  Families with kids up to 5th grade are invited, and can even get a picture with EB himself!

Doggone Easter Egg Hunt

When: Sat. March 26th from 10AM – 12PM
Where: CrossWinds Church Harvest (map)
Cost: FREE
More InfoWebsite

Love Easter? Love Dogs? Then you’ll love CrossWinds Church’s Doggone Easter Egg Hunt! Loads of fun for the whole family, including our furry four-legged friends. There will be a kids’ egg hunt, dog egg hunts, a doggie fashion parade, a photo booth, an agility course, a Blues Clues moon bounce, local pet vendor stations, an Easter-themed petting zoo, a visit by the Easter bunny, lots of give-aways, prizes, and more! Bring your kids, bring your dogs, and get ready to have an unforgettable experience.


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Humpty Dumpty’s “Eggstra” Special Celebration

Burritt MuseumWhen: Sat. March 26th from 11:00 – 3:00
Where: Burritt on the Mountain (map)
Cost: Regular Admission
More Infowww.burrittonthemountain.com

For an Easter adventure like no other, join us for Humpty Dumpty’s “Eggstra” Special Celebration. This isn’t your frenzied, biggest kid wins Easter Egg hunt! At Burritt on the Mountain children can stroll through the Historic Park, meet some of Humpty Dumpty’s friends, visit our barnyard animals and play our life-size Whimsical & Woolly Woods game.

By popular demand, Burritt on the Mountain is bringing back our very first original, educational, summer game and adding a colorful twist. Whimsical & Woolly Woods features stories from 19th century children’s literature and for a lively touch we’ve added yarn bombing, a popular world-wide craze where unexpected items are covered in decorative yarn. Bring your Easter basket to collect eggs and treats from friendly characters, including the Easter Bunny, and stay for the Whimsical & Woolly Woods!

Easter Lunch with the Easter Bunny at The Melting Pot

When: Sun. March 27 from 11AM-8PM
Where: The Melting Pot at Bridge Street (map)
Cost: Free admission; Normal menu prices
More InfoFacebook | Website

Join The Melting Pot on Easter Sunday for four courses of fondue, family, and fun! Want a great way to reconnect with family and friends? There is no better way to do that than time together enjoying a wonderful meal. Special appearance will be made by the Easter Bunny! Admission is free with normal menu prices.

First Church Community Easter Brunch and Scavenger Hunt

When: Sun. March 27 from 11:15AM-2PM
Where: First Seventh-day Adventist Church (map)
Cost: FREE
More InfoFacebook

Join us at First Church for the 2016 Easter Brunch and Egg Scavenger Hunt. There will be an Easter Brunch at 11:15am and the Egg Hunt at 12:30pm. Your children will have an opportunity to jump in inflatables, play free games, win prizes, and do much more! There will be a separate area for younger children. Parent or guardian must be present. Bring your own basket! Advanced registration is encouraged! Register at www.firstsdachurch.com.

 

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