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2018 Easter Egg Hunts and Bunny Sightings in Huntsville and North Alabama


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2018 Easter Egg Hunts and Bunny Sightings in Huntsville and North Alabama

Easter events in Huntsville

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. There are lots of ways to celebrate Easter in Huntsville!

For even more Spring events and activities, check out our 2018 Spring Activity Guide sponsored by the Heart of the Valley YMCA!

Easter Bunny Arrives at the Mall!

When: March 10 – March 31
Where: Parkway Place Mall
Cost: FREE to visit; photo packages available
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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. In addition to normal visiting hours, you’re invited to these special events:

  • Easter Bunny Arrival Party: March 10 from 9:30-10:30AM. The Easter Bunny makes his big arrival at Parkway Place with this fun kickoff party, featuring Easter Basket making with Home Depot, cookie decorating with Great American Cookies, storytime with Huntsville Madison County Public Library, face painting, a DJ, and more!
  • Easter Bunny Pet Nights: Mondays from 6-9PM. Bring your pet for a photo with the Easter Bunny!
  • Bunny Cares: March 18 from 9AM-12PM. This is a special needs morning where we turn off set lights and distractions and Parkway Place is partnering with the Riley Center to have sensory stations. Families can book their times in advance so there are no overwhelming crowds, and the mall music is turned off.
Rocket City Rocks Valley Bend Scavenger Hunt

When: March 17-31
Where: Valley Bend Shopping Center (map)
Cost: FREE
More Info: Facebook

Please join us for a scavenger hunt in the Valley Bend Shopping Center in Jones Valley. Hunt for rocks painted with the logos of the area’s businesses. If you find one, turn it in to that business for a PRIZE! For a complete list of participating businesses, please see our event page on Facebook and join our group, Rocket City Rocks, to see what we are all about!

Easter Eggstravaganza at Cove Church

When: March 17 at 10AM (Hampton Cove Campus) and 3PM (Chase Campus)
Where: Cove Church – Hampton Cove (map) and Chase (map)
Cost: FREE
More Info: Website

Cove Church is holding it’s annual Easter Eggstravaganza. Join us  March 17th for games, door prizes, egg hunt and more! Our Chase campus Easter Eggstravaganza will be from 3-4:30pm, and our Hampton Cove campus event from 10-11:30am. This event is FREE and everyone is welcome!

Bunny Brunch & Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Earlyworks Society

When: March 24 – Reserved seatings at 9AM and 11:15AM, Egg hunt at 10:30AM
Where: Earlyworks Museum (map)
Cost: Museum members $15 per person; non-members $18 per person. Register on Eventbrite beginning February 23.
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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 is recommended for ages 8 and under and will take place at 10:30am at the Historic Railroad Depot on Church Street; 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.

Easter Festival at Calvary Baptist Church Scottsboro

When: March 24 from 2-4PM
Where: Calvary Baptist Church Scottsboro (map)
Cost: FREE
More Info: Facebook

Children 2 years old through 6th grade are invited to join us for a free egg hunt and games! We’ll have prize eggs and snacks.

Easter Egg Hunt at Ascension Lutheran Church

When: March 24 from 2-3PM
Where: Ascension Lutheran Church (map)
Cost: FREE
More Info: Website

Join us to celebrate the holiday! We’ll have Easter stories, crafts and an egg hunt for children up to age 12.

The Bunny Patch
When: March 24, 30 & 31 from 10AM-5PM
Where: 4D Farm, Cullman (map)
Cost: $14.75 + tax; FREE for children under 2
More Info: Website
Join us on the farm to enjoy all the fun farm activities, warmer weather, and an Easter Egg scavenger hunt!  You’ll get to visit with the Easter bunny, too! Included in the admission is the huge jumping pillow, 80-foot slide, barn slide, cow train, barnyard ball zone, 250-foot zipline, animals, two-story play barn, sand play area, swings, and more! Hunts will go continuously throughout the day, with the last egg hunt starting at 4:00pm.  Egg hunts are for children 12 and under.  Children will hunt eggs and the eggs will then be redeemed for a candy bag!
Bunny Bonanza at Huntsville Botanical Garden

bunnybonanzaWhen: March 24 from 10AM-12PM
Where: Huntsville Botanical Garden (map)
Cost: $5 per child, register in advance; HBG members only
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Garden members, it’s that Egg-cellent time of the year with Bunny Bonanza! 10,000 eggs are stuffed with treats and scattered about the Garden. Music, games, refreshments and face painting will keep your little one busy. The Easter Bonnet Parade is always fun.  Bring your cameras for a great photo 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
Easter Egg Hunt at Parker Chapel UMC

When: March 24 from 11AM-2PM
Where: Parker Chapel (behind James Clemens High School) (map)
Cost: FREE
More Info: Website

Come join in the fun at our annual Easter Egg Hunt at Parker Chapel United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 24 from  11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There will be an Easter message for the children, lots of eggs, hot dogs, clowns and more fun!

Redstone Village Easter Egg Rock Hunt

When: March 24 from 1-3PM
Where: Redstone Village (map)
Cost: FREE
More Info: Facebook

Redstone Village has teamed up with Rocket City Rocks to host an Easter Egg hunt with a simultaneous painted rock scavenger hunt. There will be more than 1000 eggs and painted rocks to search and find, including Golden Eggs and Prize Rocks for the children. As part of this fun-filled event, we promise you won’t be hungry with the Food Trucks on site. Event will be canceled in the event of rain.

Free Community Egg Hunt at First Christian Church

When: March 25 – Palm Sunday service begins at 10:30AM; Egg Hunt begins at 11:30AM
Where: First Christian Church (map)
Cost: FREE
More Info: Facebook

Come join us for our Palm Sunday service, free egg hunt for nursery through 4th grade, free lunch, lawn games, and the Easter Bunny. We look forward to seeing you there!

Easter Egg Hunt and Open Play at Pump It Up

When: March 30 from 9AM-11AM or 12PM-2PM
Where: Pump It Up (map)
Cost: $12+tax per child.
More Info: Website

Join us for an Egg-stra Special 2-hour event. Jump and bounce for 90 minutes in the arena, enjoy cookies and juice with the kiddos, then return to the arena for an Egg Hunt! Ages 2-4 will be allowed to Hunt for 2 minutes before the older children.

Easter Bunny & Spring Pictures at Big Springs Park

When: March 31 from 9:00AM – 12:00PM
Where: Big Spring Park (map)
Cost: $25
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Who needs Easter, Spring, or a quick family photo shoot! The Easter Bunny will be there with LIVE bunnies! What a great opportunity to get professional photos and also help out a group of young athletes! 100% of the money raised will go to pay competition fees for the Starz Elite Velocity cheer team to compete in the All Star Cheer Nationals at the Summit!

Easter Egg Hunt with First Presbyterian Church on the Square Athens

When: March 31 at 9:00AM
Where: 305 West Washington Street in Athens (map)
Cost: FREE
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Easter Egg Hunt with First Presbyterian Church on the Square at the Revival Building (305 West Washington Street in Athens) starting at 9:00AM.

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When: March 31 at 10 & 11AM and  1, 2 & 3PM
Where: North Alabama Railroad Museum (map)
Cost:  $20/ticket
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Visit with Peter Cottontail and his helpers before and during this forty minute train ride through the North Alabama countryside. This is a 35 minute trip on the train, where Peter Cottontail and one of his cousins, Benjamin, will be visiting with children! Bring your camera for picture opportunities with the bunnies.

Easter Egg Hunt with Oak Grove Thach VFD

When: March 31 from 10AM-2PM
Where: Oak Grove Thach Fire Dept., Athens (map)
Cost:  FREE
More InfoFacebook

Join us for a day of fun-filled activities! Get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny, hunt for eggs, prizes, enjoy a Dalmation Bounce House as well as hot dogs, snacks, and a community blood drive.

Easter on the Farm

When: March 31 from 10AM-3PM
Where: Lyons Family Farms in Taft, TN (map)
Cost: $10 each for ages 2+
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See the Easter Bunny as he gets things hopping around the Farm! This family event features fun games, activities, baby farm animals and non-stop egg hunts with prize candy packs for the kids. Hunts times are broken down by age groups throughout the day. Make sure to bring your own basket. When you are finished hunting please stay and play on our giant playground, check out our gift shop, and enjoy our scrumptious concessions!

Easter Egg Hunt with Emmanuel Baptist Church

When: March 31 from 10-11AM
Where: Emmanuel Baptist Church, Athens (map)
Cost:  FREE
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Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 2-12, where we will have games, candy and an egg-stravaganza of FUN!

Madison Easter Eggstravaganza and Kite Festival

When: March 31 from 10AM-2PM
Where: Dublin Park (map)
Cost: FREE
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Come out to this huge community egg hunt and kite festival! There will also be vendors, food trucks, kite flying, inflatables, games and more. The Famous Dr. Oz will be on hand to create balloon animals from 12:30-2PM, and there will be a kite demonstration from Chicago Kite at 11AM. The Egg Hunt for children 5 and under will begin at 10AM, with an Egg Hunt for children 6-10 at 11:30AM. The first 300 children to arrive will receive a FREE kite, and Rocket City Martial Arts will have a special prize egg to be found at the hunts! Parking is available at Bob Jones High School, with shuttles provided starting at 8:45 am. Be aware that Dublin Park parking is available for handicap only. For additional information, contact Gayle Milam at 256-772-2557 or
Alexander’s Easter Egg Hunts

When: March 31 at 11AM; hunt starts at 12PM
Where: Alexander’s Martial Arts in Hampton Cove (map) and Madison (map)
Cost: FREE
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Alexander’s After School & Camps invites you to celebrate the spring season with a community Easter egg hunt on Saturday, March 31st, 2018 at 11am. This FREE event is open to all students of Alexander’s Martial Arts as well as the Huntsville/Madison community. The hunt will start promptly at 12pm. Don’t forget to bring your baskets, sacks, and bags to collect your eggs and prizes. In addition to the egg hunt, this event will feature music, games, prizes, inflatable, and activities for ages 4-12. Also, don’t forget to visit our booth as we open our 2018-2019 After School Karate and Summer Camp registration. There are special eggs with hidden prizes, and one lucky child will go home with the special egg worth a FREE week of summer camp!

Community Easter Egg Hunt at Joe Wheeler State Park

When: March 31 from 11AM-2PM
Where: Joe Wheeler State Park (map)
Cost: FREE
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Join us between the Lodge and Marina for a Community Easter Egg Hunt! Ages 11 and under can hunt over 2,000 eggs and enjoy games and arts & crafts activities. Have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny!

Kids Easter Celebration at Mable Hill Baptist Church

When: March 31 from 11AM-1PM
Where: Mable Hill Baptist Church, Ardmore (map)
Cost: FREE
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Join us Saturday, March 31 for our annual Kids Easter Celebration and egg hunt! There will be food, prizes, and a time to learn of the sacrifice Jesus made for us and how he Rose again to save us all. Please make plans to come and bring a friend!

Easter Jubilee

Easter JubileeWhen: March 31 from 11:00AM – 3:00PM
Where: Burritt on the Mountain (map)
Cost: Regular Admission

Everything old is new again at Burritt’s “Baskets Full of Fun” Easter Jubilee!  We will once again host a day of frolicking jolliness at this come-and-go event for kids and families.  Experience Easter and springtime the old-fashioned pioneer way on Saturday, March 31, from 11:00am to 3:00pm.  Grab your Easter basket and join us on the mountain to collect eggs and treats. Come for an hour or two or stay all day for some relaxed family time! Burritt’s Easter egg hunt is different than most- it is more of an Easter egg adventure. Children bring their Easter baskets and collect eggs as they enjoy our Folk Family Fun program.  Visit with the Easter Bunny, build a log cabin, ride the stagecoach, weave on a giant basket, build a quilt puzzle, see the old-time schoolhouse, pan for gems, play pioneer dress-up, cook a pretend meal, and much more!

Helicopter Egg Drop

When: March 31 from 12PM-3PM
Where: Sharon Johnston Park (map)
Cost: FREE
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Join us for a helicopter egg drop followed by egg hunt! The event begins at noon with the drop occurring at 1PM. This event is geared towards children ages 10 and under. Bring a basket!
Tanner UMC Community Easter Egg Hunt

When: March 31 from 12PM-1:15PM
Where: Tanner UMC (map)
Cost: FREE
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Join us Saturday, March 31st at 12:00 noon for our Tanner Community Easter Egg Hunt. We’ll have games, arts and crafts, a chance to win a $30 Chick-Fil-A card, a bounce house, and, of course, a massive egg hunt. You and your family don’t want to miss it!
Egg Hunt at Campus 805

When: March 31 from 1PM-4PM
Where: Butler Green @ Campus 805 (map)
Cost: FREE
More Info: Facebook

Come and enjoy this fun and FREE event for the whole family! Sponsored by The Net Church of Huntsville, the event includes an egg hunt, games, bounce houses, hayrides, music, and more!
Community Easter Egg Hunt at The Grove Baptist Church

When: March 31 from 2PM-4PM
Where: The Grove Baptist Church (map)
Cost: FREE
More InfoWebsite

Join us for an egg hunt, free to the community! This event is geared towards preschool and elementary aged children.



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