We’ve told you about traditional Easter egg hunts, and on Monday, we’ll have info on Easter-themed crafts and storytimes, too. Next up is a list of unique Easter egg hunts – everything from underwater searches to events for your dog!
Friday, April 7
GENEVA PARK DISTRICT EGG-MAZING RACE
On Friday, April 7, at Wheeler Park from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. the Geneva Park District is organizing an Egg-Mazing Race and Night Egg Hunt for ages 10-16. Teams will solve a series of clues in order to find the bunny hiding in the dark. The top teams will win a variety of prizes. Afterward, there will be a flashlight easter egg hunt, bring your own flashlight. For registration information and costs, please visit here.
ST CHARLES PARK DISTRICT FLASHLIGHT EGG HUNT
Hickory Knolls Discovery Center will be the site of a flashlight Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 7, from 7 p.m to 8 p.m. You’ll gather some treats and trade in your empty eggs for a roasting stick and marshmallow. Residents of the St. Charles Park District are $5, non-residents are $8, and this is open to ages 3 and up. Advance registration is required. Find more info here.
Saturday, April 8
BATAVIA PARK DISTRICT DOGGIE EGG HUNT
The Batavia Park District is hosting, on Saturday, April 8, at 11 a.m., a special canine event! At the West Main Park Shelter, your dog can hunt for Easter eggs filled with doggie treats. All dogs must be leashed during the event, and the hunt will begin at 11:30 a.m. sharp! Pre-registration is requested but registration will be accepted at the gate starting at 11 a.m. There will be pet friendly vendors on-site from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Anderson Animal Shelter. $10 per dog, click here for more information.
Sunday, April 9
EGG-STREAM EGG HUNT
The Fox Valley Park District is hosting an “Egg-streme” hunt on Sunday, April 9, at the Vaughan Athletic Center in Aurora. Kids can crawl, jump, bounce and run to collect eggs through age-appropriate obstacles. Parents can compete in the parent bracket! The cost is $10 for residents, $14 per non-residents. Pre-registration is required. Learn more here.
Thursday, April 13
NAPERVILLE PARK DISTRICT FLASHLIGHT EASTER EGG HUNT
Kids can participate in an outdoor easter egg hunt at sunset on Thursday, April 13, at Knoch Knolls Picnic Grove in Naperville. Participants must bring their own flashlight and bags and parents must be present but can’t help with the hunt. $10 for residents, $14 for nonresidents. Pre-registration is required, visit www.napervilleparks.org or call 630-848-5000 to register.
FLASHLIGHT EGG HUNT AT BLACKBERRY FARM
On Thursday, April 13, at 6:30 p.m. there will be a flashlight egg hunt at Blackberry Farm in Aurora for ages 9 to 13. Enjoy hayrides, dancing games, and a flashlight egg hunt with prizes. Dinner will be provided, bring your own flashlight! $9 for residents, $14 for nonresidents. Registration is required, visit http://www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org for more information.
LISLE PARK DISTRICT FLASHLIGHT EASTER EGG HUNT
Ages 9-14 can participate in a nighttime Easter Egg Hunt on Thursday, April 13, at 9 p.m. at the Lisle Community Park Bandshell. Bring your own flashlight and search for stuffed eggs with candy. $5 for residents, $8 for nonresidents if you register before April 7. Check out the special events page for more information or to register.
Friday, April 14
OAK BROOK PARK DISTRICT UNDERWATER EASTER EGG HUNT
On Friday, April 14, the Oak Brook Park District will be doing underwater easter egg hunts at the Family Aquatic Center. Children will be divided into age groups and there will be designated times for each group, make sure you arrive at least 15 minutes early. After the hunts the Easter Bunny will be available for pictures until 11:45 a.m. The cost is $5 for residents, $7 for nonresidents. Registration is required, more information here.
Saturday, April 15
SPRING EGGSTRAVAGANZA SCAVENGER HUNT
The Fox Valley Park District is hosting an exciting race through the woods, a scavenger hunt for eggs at Lippold Park and its surrounding paths. This is open to all ages, and being held Saturday, April 15, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. The cost is $5 per resident, $7 per non-resident. Advance registration is required. Find more info here.