Columbus Area Easter Egg Hunts!

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The Columbus area has no shortage of Easter Egg Hunts and activities!  Hop on over to one near you!

Easter Egg Hunts

NORTH

Columbus, North

Eggstravaganza at Northwest United Methodist Church
Saturday, March 26, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Activities, crafts and games culminate in an Easter egg hunt!

Park Kids Easter Eggstravaganza at Meadow Park Church of God, Bethel Campus
Saturday March 26, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Northern Kiwanis Club of Columbus Easter Egg Hunt at Whetstone Park
10:00 AM (will cancel in event of a thunderstorm)
Hunt includes 6000 eggs filled with candy! Five prize eggs available in each age category redeemable for a plush bunny or cash! Children will be divided by age. Parents may assist with the hunt in the 0-2 group and may “supervise” in the 3-4 group. The Easter Bunny will also be on hand to meet the kids and pose for pictures.

Easter Sunday Skate at Skate Zone 71
Sunday, March 27th, 2016, 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM
$10.00 admission includes skate rental and unlimited pizza and drink.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Magic Mountain Polaris
Saturday, March 19, 10:00 AM
Easter Egg Hunt for ages 10 and under on the Mini Golf Courses, bring your own basket. Includes a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny and kid friendly games!

Delaware

Underwater Easter Egg Hunt at Delaware Community Center YMCA
Friday, March 25
Children 5 and under start at 5:20 PM, Children 6-8 start at 6 PM, Children 9 and up start at 6:40 PM.

City of Delaware Easter Egg Hunt at Veterans Park
Saturday, March 26, 11:00 AM
Children ages 2-9 are welcome to participate in the hunt and visit with the Easter Bunny. Please bring your own basket.

Dublin

Dublin Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt at Coffman Pavilion
Saturday, March 26 10:00 AM
The Easter Egg Hunt starts promptly at 10am and all of the approx 7000 eggs are gathered by 10:10. A pancake breakfast benefitting the Kiwanis International Eliminate Project is held before the hunt at the same location.

Powell

 

EGGS, PAWS AND CLAWS at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Saturday and Sunday, March 26 & 27, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Event takes place at Water’s Edge Events Park. Visit and take pictures with some “V.I.B.s (Very Important Bunnies), listen to bunny “tails”, visit treat stations, take photos with the Easter Bunny, search for eggs and much more!

Powell Community Easter Egg Hunt at Olentangy Orange High School
Saturday, March 26, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Event is presented by Adventure Church for children ages 12 and under. Featuring age appropriate hunts, carnival games, concessions and pictures with the Easter Bunny.

Easter Egg Hunt at New Hope Church
Sunday, March 20, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM (in case of rain, event will be held indoors) 
All kids 5th Grade and under can participate in the annual Easter Egg Hunt! Including edible Easter crafts, playing games, jumping on a bouncy obstacle course, and hunting for eggs!

Sunbury

Community Easter Celebration at Sunbury United Methodist Church
Saturday, March 19, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (rain or shine)
Enter through the upper main entrance to register for the Easter Egg Hunt and bring a basket to collect eggs. Celebration includes games, prizes, crafts, refreshments, goody bags and a free photo with the Easter Bunny. Easter Egg Hunt begins at 11:00 AM

Westerville

Westerville Bunny Hop 5K at Alum Creek Park North
Saturday, March 26, 8:00 AM
The Westerville Parks Foundation hosts a family-friendly 5K race for runners and walkers of all ages. Register at www.westervillebunnyhop.com.

Westerville Adults Only Flashlight Glow-in-the-Dark Egg Hunt at Heritage Park at Antrim Shelter
Friday, March 25, 9:30 PM 
Ages 18 and up, $5 per adult. Search for eggs with a flashlight to claim candy and prizes! No kids allowed!

Westerville Easter Egg Hunt at Spring Road Church of Christ
Saturday, March 26, 12:00PM

Underwater Egg Hunt at Westerville Community Center Watering Hole
Sunday, March 13, 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Hunt for eggs in the Community Center leisure pool. Eggs can be exchanged for candy and toys! Age groups are divided as follows: 4-5, 6, 7-8, 9-11. There will be carnival games and families can enjoy open swim from 12-5 PM. Parents are free.

Westerville Civitan Club Easter Egg Hunt at the Westerville Community Center
Saturday, March 26, 11:00 AM
Annual Easter Egg Hunt for special needs kids sponsored by the Westerville Civitans. Every child receives a basket full of goodies and the Easter Bunny makes an appearance! Chiming eggs are provided for blind children and there is easy access for children in wheelchairs. To register, please contact Maryetta Harper at 614-890-2645 or [email protected]

Community Easter Egg Hunt at Church of the Messiah United Methodist, Everal Barn
Sunday, March 20, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Egg hunt for toddler through elementary ages including cotton candy, popcorn and bounce houses! Bring your own basket.

St. Paul Annual Easter Egg Hunt at St Paul Lutheran Church
Saturday, March 26, 10:00 AM
The Puppet Posse will perform at 10:00 a.m. with Easter Egg Hunt for ages 9 and under to follow.

Spring Eggstravaganza at the Highlands Park Baseball Fields
Saturday March 26, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (rain or shine)
Visit the Easter Bunny and hunt for eggs! It is suggested that participants arrive early and make sure to bring a basket. Age groups are divided as follows: 2 and under, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8. 2 and under hunt begins at 10:00 and parents may assist, other ages begin at 10:30.

GPS Egg Hunt at Sharon Woods, Maple Grove Bulletin Board
Saturday, March 26, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
All ages welcome to search for plastic eggs throughout the park using your GPS unit! Limited GPS units are available to borrow.

Worthington

Underwater Easter Egg Hunt @ Worthington Pools
Sunday, March 20, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

SOUTH

Canal Winchester

Canal Winchester Community Easter Egg Hunt at Stradley Park
Saturday, March 26, 10:00 AM (rain or shine)
Children 12 years old and under are invited to participate. Age groups are as follows: 4 and under, 5 – 8 and 9 – 12. Special prizes will be given in each category.

Grove City

Grove City EGGSTRAVAGANZA 2016 at Grove City United Methodist Church – the Purple Door Church
Saturday, March 19, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Free carnival-like event featuring games, Easter Bunny pictures, a puppet show and giveaways and prizes! 104.9 The River and Roller Roo will be there!

Grove City Community Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 26, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Community Easter Egg Hunt at Amazing Grace Christian Church
Saturday, March 26, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
The whole family is invited to this free event! Egg hunt is open to children 5th grade and younger. Egg Hunt begins at noon, come early to register to win cool prizes, play games, and more! Event includes FREE food and bounce house inflatables.

Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt at Victorious Living Church
Saturday, March 26, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Children ages 12 and under are invited to participate.  Event includes games, songs, music, food and prizes!  Glow in the dark egg hunt will be divided into four age groups.  Eggs will be cashed in for candy and prizes!  One tablet prize given in each age group!

Groveport

Breakfast with the Bunny at the Groveport Recreation Center
Saturday, March 19, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Event includes breakfast, crafts, dancing, coloring contests and a photo with the Easter Bunny! Please bring your own camera. Everyone attending the event must be pre-registered by March 16. $5 per person. All ages welcome.

EAST

Bexley

Bexley Celebrations Association’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Jeffrey Mansion Back Field
Saturday March 26, 12:00 PM (rain or shine)

Bexley Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Jeffrey Park & Mansion
Saturday, March 26, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Columbus, East

18th Annual All Star Saturday at Bruce Howard Recreation Center
Saturday, March 26th, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Presented by the Metropolitan Youth Foundation of Central Ohio and the All-Star Saturday Sponsors and Volunteers, event includes Columbus’ largest Easter Egg Hunt and All Star Basketball. Be at the Gymnasium by 9:30 AM so the children can be placed in their age group. Open to children age 12 and under. Free food and drinks, face painting and balloons!

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Magic Mountain East
Saturday, March 19, 10:00 AM
Easter Egg Hunt for ages 10 and under on the Mini Golf Courses, bring your own basket. Includes a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny and kid friendly games!

Easter for Kids
Saturday, March 19, 9:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Granville

Granville Easter Egg Hunt at Bryn Du Mansion Front Lawn
Saturday, March 26, 11:00 AM
Easter Egg hunt and pictures with the Easter Bunny (bring your own camera).

Pataskala

2016 Pataskala Easter Egg Hunt at Foundation Park
Saturday, March 26, 2:00 PM (please arrive early to allow time to register)

Pickerington

City of Pickerington Breakfast with the Bunny at Pickerington Senior Center
Saturday, March 19, 8:00am, 9:30am or 11:00am seatings
Enjoy breakfast with the Easter Bunny including games, crafts and pictures (bring your own camera). Tickets on sale through March 16. $6 (2 and under Free) Tickets will not be sold at the event.

Reynoldsburg

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at New Horizons Community Church
Saturday, March 19, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Children up to 5th grade can hunt for eggs, enjoy activities and games and take a picture with the Easter Bunny. Free hot dogs!

Easter Egg Hunt at the Senior Center of Reynoldsburg
Saturday, March 19, 11:30 AM
Children ages 10 and under are welcome to participate. Easter Egg Hunt begins promptly at 11:30 AM in the park. Must be registered.

Reynoldsburg Vineyard Community Church Pancake Breakfast and Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 19, 10:00 AM
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Available, $4 per person $12 max per family, Children 4 and under eat free! Live Music from The Mild Stallions, Juggler & Comedian, Matt Jergens 11:00 AM, Balloon artist – Maddy | Choo Choo the Clown, Face-painting, and Easter Bunny Egg Hunt – 11:50 AM. Age Groups are divided as follows: 0-3, 4-8, 9 and up. Bring your favorite basket or bags provided. All ages welcome to the breakfast, music and show!

Moonlight Egg Madness at Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church
Friday, March 18, 6:30 PM
Glow in the dark egg hunt featuring inflatables, concessions and a petting zoo. Outdoor activities begin at 6:30 PM. An egg hunt kicks off at 8:00 PM for toddlers through 6th graders. Bring donations of canned items for the HEART Food pantry. Register on website.

Whitehall

Whitehall Annual Easter Egg Hunt at John Bishop Park Ball Diamonds
Saturday, March 19, 10:00 AM
The Easter Bunny makes an appearance at this annual egg hunt!

WEST

Columbus, West

Easter Egg Hunt at Thompson Community Recreation Center
Saturday, March 26, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Grandview Heights

Grandview Heights Community Easter Egg Hunt at Wyman Woods Park
Saturday, March 26, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Children from Grandview Heights/Marble Cliff can meet the Easter Bunny and search for hidden treasures. Age groups are divided as follows: 2-4, 5-7 and 8-10.

Northwest Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt at Wyman Woods Park
Saturday, March 26, 1:00 PM
This hunt is limited to children with special needs.  Kiwanians are available to help with this low key hunt as needed!  Bring your own basket.  Please contact Joe Sonderman at 614-294-8402 with questions.

Upper Arlington

Upper Arlington Easter Candy Hunt at Thompson Park
Saturday, March 26, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Children ages nine and under will search for over 5,000 candy items. Separate area available for children with special needs. Families are advised to arrive early.

DAYTRIP

Easter Bunny Express at LM&M Railroad
Saturday and Sunday, March 19 & 20, 4 departure times
Friday and Saturday, March 25 & 26, 4 departure times
Visit with the Easter Bunny and hunt for eggs including small prizes and candy. Includes a 9 mile round trip train ride through Warren County.

The abundance of Easter related activities in Columbus will keep your family busy!

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Julie is a Wooster, Ohio native whose past jobs include GED teacher, mosaic artist, ACT tutor, group facilitator for homeless children, and picture framer, to name a few! After getting married and moving to Columbus with her husband Eric in 2008, they helped start Capital City Grace Church. Julie got her Masters of Social Work at OSU and worked for a homelessness prevention program for 5 years before the opportunity presented itself to stay at home with her then 2 year old. Currently, Julie is the Children’s Ministry Director at her church and blogs about her experiences exploring the city she loves to call home with her sons, who are now 4 and 20 months. Julie loves trying new recipes and doing creative projects but her most common achievements these days are peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and building Lego police stations. Her favorite things include big cities, coffee (and lots of it!), spending time with friends, traveling and ice cream (lots and lots of it!). You can follow her family's adventures around Columbus on her blog, What Should We Do Today Columbus?