Looking for Peter Cottontail or a good hunt? 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 Spring Activity Guide, sponsored by the Heart of the Valley YMCA!
Easter Bunny Arrives at the Malls!
The Easter Bunny arrives in his Spring Garden at Parkway Place and Madison Square Mall for his annual season! Every child who visits the Easter Bunny will receive a gift. Photo packages are available and details are available at websites above.
Eggstravaganza is back! Coloring contests, booths, student art, kid’s entertainment, & Easter Bunny photos! 50,000 eggs to be dropped with four different age categories on the Spirit of America field.
Grace United Methodist Church Easter Egg Hunt
We welcome children and their parents Birth-5th Grade to come out for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. There will be prizes, fun, and food! All are welcome, bring your basket!
Bunny Brunch & Egg Hunt hosted by Earlyworks Society
When: Two Brunch seatings at 9:30 and 11:00, Egg hunt at 10:30 at Constitution Village
Where: Earlyworks Museum in downtown Huntsville, Alabama (map)
Cost: Tickets are $12.00 each and can be purchased online through 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 10 & 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 to the Egg Hunt is included with your brunch reservation. Attendees will be seated in the order of arrival, so be sure that your entire party arrives together if you wish to be seated together. Tickets go on sale March 3rd at 9:00 AM and seats are limited.
Bunny Photos in Decatur
Here Comes Peter Cotton Tail for photos with your Little One and the Easter Bunny at Cloud 9! While you’re there, participate in the “Stuff the Basket Event”: hand-painted baskets personalized for Easter. Cloud 9 will be offering a special discount for customers to “fill their basket” with Cloud 9 toys, clothes, and other goodies. All in-store purchases will get 15% off that day with the purchase of one of these baskets!
Easter “EGG”stravaganza in Meridianville
Inflatables, Egg Hunts, Activities, Music, Popcorn, Drinks. All FREE and All WELCOME! Bring your own basket.
Hazel Green Egg Hunt
Annual community Easter egg hunt in Hazel Green sponsored by Hazel Green Chiropractic.
7th Annual Egg Hunt for Children on the Spectrum
Bring your children on the spectrum, their siblings, and friends for a free Easter Egg hunt throughout the store. RSVP so they have enough eggs for the hunt. Call Maggie at 256-885-0501 and explain you are coming to Egg Hunt on April 17th. Give your name, phone number, and how many kids you are bringing. If she is not there, leave a message with this info. When you are done, do some shopping at the Barnes & Noble Book Fair Benefiting Autism Society of North Alabama. A percentage of all purchases made during that day will go to ASA IF YOU MENTION AUTISM SOCIETY OF ALABAMA at check out! This applies to books, movies, coffees, online purchases but not gift cards.
Fleet Feet Easter Egg Hunt
Come out with your family and friends to enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt at Fleet Feet Sports! All of the eggs will be filled with an assortment of candy. There will be refreshments to follow, and all participant will get to take home a chocolate bunny!
Photos with the Easter Bunny (live rabbit)
When: Now through April 18
Where: Photography by Jim & Frieda (map)
Cost: Package prices start at $69
More Info: 256-859-3545 | www.photographybyjimandfrieda.com | Our Portraits with Mr. Bunny session includes one child, or group of children, in one outfit photographed on the bunny set with and without Mr. Bunny, who is a real, live rabbit.
Egg Hunt & Storytime in the Library Garden
Join us for a slew of stories full of bunnies followed by an Easter Egg Hunt (weather permitting) in the library’s Children’s Garden. Preschoolers and their parents should bring their baskets and cameras for a fun time! Call Maggie at 256-461-0046 or email email@example.com for more details.
6th Annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt
The Hunt (for children ages 5-12) will take place at Dublin Park Soccer Fields. Gates will open at 7:00 PM with the Egg Hunt starting at Dusk. Children will need to bring a Flashlight and something to collect and keep the eggs in that they find. The Easter Bunny will be available for Pictures following the Easter Egg Hunt. PARENTS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ON THE FIELDS DURING THE EGG HUNT.
Peter Cottontail Express
The children get to visit with Peter Cottontail and his helpers and parents will be able to take their picture together before they get on the train or while they are on the train. All the youngsters will get a special treat from Peter Cottontail before the day is done. These leisurely rides last approximately forty minutes. Call (256) 851-NARM for more information.
Madison City Farmer’s Market and Trinity Baptist Church Easter Egg Hunt
When: Saturday, April 19, 10:00 AM
Where: Trinity Baptist Church in Madison (map)
More Info: Join us for an Easter Egg Hunt! Egg Hunt Registration is at 10:00 and the Egg Hunt will begin at 10:20. There are hunting arenas for Babies-2’s, 3’s-Kindergarten, and 1st-4th Graders. Facebook Info here.
Chestnut Grove UMC Egg Hunt
When: Saturday, April 19, 11:00 AM
Where: 731 Cherry Tree Road, Gurley (map)
More Info: Free hunt by color for each age group. Open to the public. Call (256) 776-2530 for details.
Adoptive Family Egg Hunt
When: Saturday, April 19, 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Where: Opimist Park, 703 Oakwood Avenue NE, Huntsville, AL
More Info: Visit Website | Alabama Pre/Post Adoption Connections will host an egg hunt for adoptive families in the area. The event is open to ANY and ALL adoptive families. We will have games, crafts, and, of course, an egg hunt! Please RSVP by Friday to Robbie Shockey at 256-539-5828 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bunny Bonanza at HBG
Over 10,000 eggs will be waiting to be found on the Garden grounds. There will be games, refreshments, and the Easter Bunny for little ones to enjoy. Steve Metz from Metropolitan DJ will also be here entertaining the crowds. We’ll also have our Easter Bonnet Parade so start designing those fun, crazy, or just adorable Easter bonnets! Don’t miss the fun! Bunny Bonanza is a members-only event, with a price of $5 per person. Due to the popularity of the event, we are offering tickets in advance beginning in March which can be purchased in the Garden gift shop or on-line. If you wish to bring non-member guests, regular Garden admission applies in addition to the $5 Bunny Bonanza ticket. Please see the egg hunt schedule below and plan to arrive well in advance of the scheduled times with your Garden membership card in hand.
Egg hunt schedule:
- 2 years old and younger, 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Garden (pink flags)
- Easter Bonnet Parade (all ages): 10:45 am and noon
Special Events Meadow (yellow flags)
- 3 to 4 year-olds, 11:00 a.m., Special Events Meadow (blue flags)
- 5 to 6 year-olds, 11:30 a.m., Special Events Meadow (purple flags)
- 7 years old and up, Noon., Special Events Meadow (yellow flags)
Dublin Park 17th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
This annual Madison tradition is for children ages 0 – 5 years of age. Gates will open at 9:30 am with the Egg Hunt starting at 10:00 AM. Children will need to bring something to collect and keep the eggs in that they find Easter Egg Hunt is Sponsored by the City of Madison. Be sure to visit the Easter Bunny while you’re there!
Bunny Photos at Dublin
Grab your bonnet and bow ties for Easter Bunny Portraits at Dublin directly following the Easter egg hunt. Photos by JFD Photography & Design.
Egg Hunt at Williams Elementary
Courageous Church will host their annual egg hunt with 10,000+ Eggs, Inflatables, Food, Cookie Decorating, Face Painting. Everything is FREE!
Easter Aargh Hunt (pirate theme)
When: Saturday, April 19 from 1-4 PM
Where: Ford’s Chapel UMC (map)
More Info: View Website | Ye be invited to the Easter “Aargh” Hunt! Come out in your pirate costumes and experience a fantastic family experience where you search for “missing treasure” with the “+” marks the spot Easter treasure hunt, live performances, food, cupcakes, games and more
The Great Easter Egg Hunt in Huntsville
Bring the whole family to the 11th Annual Great Easter Egg Hunt 2014. 30,000 eggs. Prize eggs. Prizes. Easter Bunny. Four age groups 2-3; 4-5; 6-8; 9-12 and a hunt for special needs children. NEW location this year in John Hunt Park! (Go to Airport Rd and follow the signs). Prize eggs and prizes. Mr. Easter Bunny himself to appear.
”Baskets Full of Fun” Easter Jubilee
Everything old is new again at Burritt’s “Baskets Full of Fun” Easter Jubilee! They will once again host a day of rollicking jolliness at this come-and-go event for kids and families. Enjoy Easter and springtime the old-fashioned pioneer way! Grab your Easter basket and collect eggs and treats from Burritt’s frontier friends. Come for an hour or two or all day! During the event, kids can visit with the Easter Bunny, build a log cabin, ride the stagecoach, play in the mining camp, visit the old country store, pan for gems, play pioneer dress-up, cook a pretend meal, stomp and keep time to hoedown music, play a game of horseshoes, and much more! Y’all come!
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