Top 20 2017 Easter Events in the Bay Area - Places For Kids

Top 20 2017 Easter Events in the Bay Area


Bring out your baskets, bunny headbands, and bonnets! Spring is here and Bay Area is overflowing with Easter events that are both fun and family-friendly. Little ones are sure to enjoy welcoming spring as they hunt for eggs filled with candy and other treats, watch parades and magic shows, play games, board carnival rides and trains, have their faces painted, and many other activities at these eggs-cellent Easter events.

San Francisco


Annual Union Street Easter Parade & Spring Celebration


Price: Free

Date/s: Sunday, April 16, 2017; 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Parade Begins at 2:00 PM

Location: Union Street, San Francisco, CA

Description: The Union Street Easter Parade is a great way to welcome spring. Celebrating the diverse community of San Francisco, the event will focus on kids and family activities, including rides, games, wall climbing, and face painting! There will also be an inflatable bounce park, wall climbing, musical entertainment, and many, many more. The event is sure to create special memories for the entire family.


Spring Eggstravaganza Carnival


Price: Free

Date/s: Saturday, April April 15, 2017; 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Sharon Meadow, Golden Gate Park

320 Bowling Green Drive San Francisco, CA

Description: Celebrate Easter and the start of spring at the Eggstravaganza Carnival! The event is filled with kid-friendly activities like egg hunts, carnival rides, games, and more. There will also be a friendly barbecue competition between between Rec and Park, SF Police, and SF Fire.


Easter Concert: The Magik*Magik Orchestra & Choir


Price: Free

Date/s: Sunday, April 16, 2017; 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Davies Symphony Hall

201 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA

Description: This Easter Service to be held by the City Church is a family-friendly event with singing, prayer, and celebration. Coffee and refreshments will be served before the service (no food or drinks inside the auditorium, however). For families with young kids, a nursery is available (infants up to 36 months) and a kids programming (3 years through 3rd grade).



Burgess Park Egg Hunt


Price: Free

Date/s: Saturday, April 15, 2017; 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Burgess Park

701 Laurel St, Menlo Park, CA

Description: The annual egg hunt at Burgess Park features a visit from the Bunny, who comes bearing toys and candy-filled eggs for girls and boys 8 years and below. From bounce houses to arts and crafts, kids are sure to enjoy this Easter morning of activities as well as pictures with the Bunny and even fire trucks, as the event is co-sponsored by the Menlo Park Firefighters Association and Menlo Park Fire District.


Annual Easter Egg Hunt


Price: $10-20 for members; $15-25 for non-members

Date/s: Sunday, April 9, 2017; 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: 1431 Waverley Street Palo Alto, CA

Description: On the 9th of April, Gambe Garden is holding their annual Easter egg hunt. This festive spring tradition is designed for families of all sizes, as kids are sure to have fun not only with with the egg hunt around the beautiful garden, but also the petting zoo, photo ops with the bunny, and arts and crafts. Light refreshments will be served.


Los Altos Hills Easter Egg Hunt


Price: Free

Date/s: Saturday, April 15, 2017; 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Purissima Park

27500 Purissima Road, Los Altos Hills, CA

Description: This friendly Easter egg hunt is divided into two age groups, 11:30 AM for kids 5 and under and 12 noon for kids 6 to 10. There will be 5,000 eggs hidden all over Purissima Park, so kids will have a lot of fun and opportunity to find eggs that can be later redeemed for prizes like snacks and other goodies. Pack lunch and your own hard-boiled eggs for decorations (dye kits will be provided).


Easter Brunch in Navio


Price: $189 per adult; $110 per child ages 5 to 12; Children four and under are free (exclusive of tax and gratuity)

Date/s: Sunday, April 16, 2017; Seatings at 10 AM, 12:15 PM, and 2:30 PM

Location: Navio at The Ritz-Carlton

1 Miramontes Point Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA

Description: Have Easter brunch with the family in style at Navio at The Ritz-Carlton. The menu will be filled with traditional holiday favorites that will suit the tastebuds of every member of the family. Reservations are required.


Kelly Park Egg Hunt


Price: Free

Date/s: Saturday, April 15, 2017; 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Kelly Park

100 Terminal Ave, Menlo Park, CA

Description: This Easter egg hunt at Kelly Park has been a tradition held by residents since 2009. With arts and crafts, a jelly bean guessing game, magic shows, live entertainment, and photo ops with the Easter bunny, families are sure to enjoy a morning of fun. Kids will also have a chance to go around the park to hunt for treat-filled plastic eggs.

South Bay


Easter Egg Hunt at Roaring Camp in Felton


Price: $22 for children; $29 for adults

Date/s: Saturday & Sunday, April 15 and 16, 2017; Various train schedules available

Location: Roaring Camp Railroads

5401 Graham Hill Road Felton, CA

Description: An egg hunt and a visit from the Bunny while on a train ride—Easter celebration probably can’t get any better for the little ones. The kids will go on a hunt for chocolate eggs as they board Roaring Camp’s Steam Train, which passes over over Indian Creek Trestle and through the cool Santa Cruz Mountains. Tickets for the Easter Steam Train must be purchased.


Easter Egg Hunt for Operation Freedom Paws


Price: $5 per participant (kids 10 and under); free for other activities

Date/s: Saturday, April 15, 2017; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Operation Freedom Paws Canine Education Center

13920 Llagas Avenue San Martin, CA

Description: Celebrate Easter a day early with the Operation Freedom Paws Canine Education Center. The event will have free games and a chance to take photos with the Easter Bunny. The Easter egg hunt will cost $5 per participant but the remaining activities will be for free.


Campbell Bunnies & Bonnets Easter Parade


Price: Free

Date/s: Saturday, April 15, 2017; 12:00 PM

Location: Downtown Campbell

Campbell Ave. to Third Street in Campbell, CA

Description: The Bunnies & Bonnets Parade will feature marching bands, baton dancers, vintage cars, and many more. Held dearly by the residents of Campbell, the parade is free for all and will push through—rain or shine. There will also be colored chalk provided before the parade so kids can draw pictures on the streets.


Capitola Village Easter Egg Hunt


Price: Free

Date/s: Saturday, April 15, 2017; 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Capitola Beach (in front of the Capitola Venetian Hotel)

1500 Wharf Rd, Capitola, CA

Description: Come on down to Capitola Village for a unique Easter egg hunt experience—on the beach! Kids 12 and below can join the search for eggs (filled with candy) hidden in the sand. The Easter Bunny will also be there so bring a camera to capture the moment!

East Bay


The Great Easter Egg Hunt


Price: $3 per person; kids under two are free

Date/s: Saturday, April 15, 2017; 10:00 AM and 1:30 PM

Location: Children's Wonderland

360 Glenn St, Vallejo, CA

Description: Children’s Wonderland will be hosting not one, but two Easter egg hunts this year! Choose between the morning or afternoon hunt, and bring your own basket to gather your eggs. Other activities will also be available. Pre-registration is required.


Splash into Spring Egg Scramble


Price: Free

Date/s: Saturday, April 8, 2017; 10:00 AM - 4:00PM

Location: Crab Cove Visitors Center

1231 McKay Avenue, Alameda, CA

Description: Celebrate spring at the Crab Cove Visitor Center! There will be all-day family activities, including an Easter egg hunt around the visitor center lawn, activity stations with arts, crafts, games, and music, as well as fish feeding. In case of rain, the event will be moved to April 15.


Bunny Weekend at Children’s Fairyland


Price: $10 per head; kids under 1 and members free

Date/s: Saturday & Sunday, April 15 and 16, 2017; 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Location: Children's Fairyland

699 Bellevue Ave, Oakland, CA 94610

Description: The Bunny Weekend at Children’s Fairyland will open on April 15 with the Tap Dancing Easter Bunnies, dancing their way into the holiday celebration. Throughout Saturday and Sunday, there will be puppet shows, arts and crafts, and a performance by Jacquelyn Lynaugh as Mother Goose to entertain both adults and children with her music and stories.


The Great Egg Hunt


Price: $3 for kids 10 and under; $5 for kids 11 and older

Date/s: Saturday, April 15, 2017; 10:00 - 3:00 PM

Location: Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate

2960 Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland, CA

Description: The annual Great Egg Hunt at the Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate is designed for kids to enjoy, but older family members and friends will also enjoy eating hotdogs while being entertained by Dancing Bunnies and the children Prescott Clowns juggling while stilt-walking. Children will have fun hunting for eggs and candy, egg-dying, face-painting, arts and crafts, and taking pictures with the Easter Bunny.


Eggster Egg Hunt and Learning Festival


Price: Free

Date/s: Saturday, April 15, 2017; 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Campanile Esplanade

S Hall Rd, Berkeley, CA

Description: This one-day carnival of fun and learning is open to the entire Bay Area community for free. Families are sure to enjoy the egg hunts, live entertainment, and more than 40 learning booths organized by student volunteers. The event is wheelchair accessible, and there will be special egg hunts for young kids in wheelchairs.

North Bay


Sausalito Easter Egg Hunt


Price: Free

Date/s: Saturday, April 15, 2017; 10:00 AM

Location: Dunphy Park

1600 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA

Description: The event will feature a parade led by no other than the Easter Bunny, starting at the corner of Johnson and Caledonia Streets in Sausalito. At 11:00 AM, the Easter egg hunt at Dunphy Park will begin while live music is played and enjoyed by all. See the sights of many bright, crazy bonnets—or wear your own and enter the Easter Bonnet Contest!


Cavallo Point Easter Kids "Eggs"travaganza


Price: $20

Date/s: Sunday, April 16, 2017; 11:00 AM

Location: Cavallo Point

601 Murray Cir, Sausalito, CA

Description: Bring the kids to Cavallo Point for over five hours of fun! Great for kids 12 and under, there will be Easter egg hunts throughout the day, a magic show, cookie decorating and coloring, and balloon animals! Easter Bunny is also making a special appearance at the event.


Bunny Hop & Egg Scramble


Price: $1 for an activity ticket; $5 for an egg hunt bracelet; $20 for all-inclusive bracelet (1 egg hunt, 2 rounds of candyland, and unlimited carnival games, bounce house, crafts, and face painting)

Date/s: Sunday April 2, 2017 10:00 AM

Location: Belvedere Community Center

450 San Rafael Ave, Belvedere Tiburon, CA

Description: The Bunny Hop & Egg Scramble is the perfect Easter event, with four different age-specific hunts so every child leaves with a full basket! Aside from the egg hunts, there will be a carnival area that will have carnival games, a bounce house, face painting, life-sized candyland, crafts, music, and many more.



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