An Easter egg hunt is an excellent way for you and your kids to celebrate the holiday and enjoy nature. Here are some of the best Easter egg hunts in the Dallas, Texas, area.
The Creekwood United Methodist Church Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt
The Creekwood United Methodist Church Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt is in Allen, about half an hour away from Dallas, and includes a petting zoo with cute bunnies and other small animals. Your kids can also enjoy:
- A place to take Easter pictures.
- Face painting.
- A balloon twister.
- A bounce house.
- A visit from the Easter bunny.
- A hay ride.
- A presentation about the story of Easter.
Parents need to attend this event with children, and dropping kids off isn’t allowed, as there’s no childcare available.
Location: 261 Country Club Road, Allen, Texas.
Hours: Sunday, April 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. for kids aged 2 and under, from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for first graders, from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for second and third grades, and from 11:30 a.m. to noon.
The First United Methodist Allen Third Annual Easter Egg Drop
At the First United Methodist Allen Third Annual Easter Egg Drop, the honorary Easter bunnies from this church will come to your home and drop treat-filled eggs on your front lawn. Then, you and your kids can have a fun Easter egg hunt without leaving home. All the candy is nut-free, and you don’t have to be home when the drop happens. You can also pick up sets of 10 prepackaged eggs to deliver to your friends and family members. Families can get up to five sets of eggs.
Location: Your home or 601 S. Greenville Ave., Allen, Texas.
Hours: Saturday, April 1, for the egg drop, and Sunday, April 2, from 9 a.m. to noon for the egg kits.
The Heritage Farmstead Museum Annual Victorian Eggstravaganza
The Heritage Farmstead Museum Annual Victorian Eggstravaganza is in Plano, about half an hour from Dallas. It has an egg hunt with thousands of eggs filled with prizes for children aged 10 years old and under. You and your kids can also participate in mule-drawn wagon rides, see historical exhibits, take Easter photos, and have a snack at a food truck.
The museum will have hands-on demonstrations of sheep shearing, wool and fiber processing, and weaving, and chickens roam the property. Tours of the farm and this historic property and children’s crafts are available, and there’s a gift shop and several hand-sanitizing stations.
Location: 1900 W. 15th St., Plano, Texas.
Hours: Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. for kids 3 years old and under, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for kids 4 to 6 years old, 11 a.m. for children aged 7 and up, and 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for all ages.
The Foundations Church Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt
The Foundations Church Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt includes a blackout maze, several food trucks, a train ride, pictures with the Easter bunny, face painting, a climbing wall, miniature golf, a cake walk, and a petting zoo. There’s also a first aid station and plenty of fun, inflatable decorations. Carnival games at this Easter egg hunt include a duck hunt, a penguin fish fling, slam dunk, and a quarterback toss. This event is in Grapevine, about half an hour from Dallas, and it’s free. Registration is required, and volunteers are welcome.
Location: 1520 W. Wall St., Grapevine, Texas.
Hours: April 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Special needs egg hunts, egg hunts for children aged between 1 and 2, Kinder egg hunts for 3-year-olds, and egg hunts for first to fifth graders start at 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m., and 7:30 p.m., respectively.
The Bunny Fun Run and Egg Hunt at the Willie B. Johnson Recreation Center
The Bunny Fun Run and Egg Hunt at the Willie B. Johnson Recreation Center in Dallas takes place along the Cottonwood Trail. You and your kids can walk or run the trail while searching for eggs and other hidden goodies. This event includes games, food trucks, prize raffles, and take-home arts and crafts.
Location: 12225 Willowdell Drive, Dallas, Texas.
Hours: April 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Kinder Joy EGGcellent Scavenger Hunt
The Kinder Joy EGGcellent Scavenger Hunt takes place at the Dallas Zoo. A Kinder Joy booth at the entrance to the zoo will hand out egg-themed scavenger hunt clue sheets, and kids can search for eggs while they explore the zoo.
Location: 650 South R.L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas, Texas.
Hours: March 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Kids can meet the Easter bunny from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Egg Scramble at Audubon Park
The Egg Scramble at Audubon Park is in Garland, about half an hour from Dallas. It offers a free egg hunt, games, bounce houses, and a selfie station with the Easter bunny. There will be separate egg hunt areas for kids aged 2 and under, 3- to 4-year-olds, 5- to 7-year-olds, and 8- to 10-year-olds.
Location: 342 W. Oates Road, Garland, Texas.
Hours: April 5 at 6 p.m.
The Easter Egg Hound Hunt at the Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve
The Easter Egg Hound Hunt at the Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve is in Plano. Dogs and their owners can search for Easter eggs filled with dog treats. You can even find a golden egg and win a prize. Each person can bring two dogs, and they need to have up-to-date vaccines and non-retractable leashes that are less than 6 feet long.
Location: 5901 Los Rios Blvd., Plano, Texas.
Hours: Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
At these excellent Easter egg hunts, kids can have fun and learn more about Easter. Which one will you go to? Did we miss an egg hunt you plan to attend? Contact us at Huffines CJDR Plano in Texas and let us know how you and your family members will spend the holiday. You can also check out our new inventory of Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram vehicles.