Columbus Area Easter Egg Hunts and Activities

If you’re on the search for a list of Easter Egg Hunts or places to spot the Easter Bunny, you’ve come to the right spot.  Hop on over to an Easter event or activity one near you! {This list of Easter-related activities in Columbus will be updated as it becomes available.} Be sure to check the links directly for the most up to date information!

Egg HuntsEaster Egg Hunts, Activites and Easter Bunny Events in Columbus


Sunday, March 11, 2018

 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Mat Hatter Tea Party at Polaris Fashion Place in the Center Court near JCPenny- Join the Mad Hatter, Bunny and Alice for this FREE event. *This isn’t an egg hunt, but it’s included on the list because the Easter Bunny will be there.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

9:00 AM – Easter Open House at Anthony-Thomas Candy – Take a tour of the factory, see the Easter Bunny, enjoy samples, and go shopping in the gift shop.

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM- Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Story Point Senior Living- breakfast, egg hunt, and crafts. 

10:00 AM- Eggstravaganza at Vineyard Community Church in Reynoldsburg- Pancake breakfast with superheros, Disney Princesses, entertainment, face painting and live music. The cost is $4 each or $12 per family. 

10:30 AM- 8th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Leaf Chiropractic –  Prizes for each age group including 6 new bicycles and massage therapy drawing. Registration for prizes begins at 10:00 AM.

10:30 – 12:30 PM- Jefferson Township Egg Hunt in Blacklick– Bunny photos, treats, prizes and more! 

Sunday, March 18, 2018

9:00 AM Sensitive Bunny at Polaris Fashion Place – see the Easter Bunny in a sensory-friendly environment. 

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eggstravaganza at Highbanks Metro Park- Celebrate spring and learn about eggs through games and activities plus take a hike along the Scenic River Trail to hunt for bird nests and visit treat stations.

1:00 PM- Bunny Hop at North YMCA- $5 for non members includes pictures with the bunny, bounce houses, crafts, games, light snacks, movie on big screen and family photo booth. 

3:00 PM- 4:00 PM – Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Jerome United Methodist Church at Jerome Township Fire Department.

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM- Easter Egg Hunt at The New Hope Church (Powell, near the zoo) – Easter Bunny, craft, games. 

Friday, March 23, 2018

5:20-8:00 PM Underwater Egg Hunt at the Delaware YMCA- Ages 5 and under at 5:20 pm and ages 6-8 at 6 pm and ages 9+ at 6:40 pm. Dive in and collect eggs and prizes in the Delaware Community Center YMCA Pools. Must pass a swim test to go in the deep pool (ages 9+). $4 for early registration by 3/20. $6 after.

6:00-7:30 PM Evening with the Bunny at Westerville Community Center-See page 17 of the community flier for all the details and register for this event. There will be crafts, dinner, the Easter Bunny and more. 

6:00 PM Egg Scramble at McCord Park in Worthington- Kids will be divided into age groups so please arrive right on time! 

6:30 -8:00 PM Moonlight Egg Madness at Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church- Glow in the dark hunt with inflatables, free hot chocolate, petting zoo and prizes! 

Saturday, March 24, 2018

8:00 PM, 9:30 AM or 11:00 AM City of Pickerington Breakfast with the Bunny at Pickerington Senior Center – Enjoy breakfast with the Easter Bunny including games, crafts and pictures (bring your own camera). Tickets on sale through April 5th. $6 (2 and under Free) Tickets will not be sold at the event.

8:30 AM Breakfast with the Bunny at Polaris Fashion Place

9:00 AM Easter Family Day at Linworth United Methodist Church- FREE event with egg hunt, activities and Easter Bunny breakfast

9:00 AM Egg Hunt and Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Blendon Township Senior Center- Egg hunt begins promptly at 9 with breakfast afterwards. 

9:00 AM Breakfast with the Bunny at the Groveport Recreation Center – The event includes breakfast, crafts, dancing coloring, contests and a photo with the Easter Bunny! Bring your own camera! 

9:00 AM Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Reynoldsburg Senior Center. – $5/person includes breakfast, pictures with the Easter Bunny and crafts! You must be pre-registered! 

9:00 AM Cheryl’s Cookies Easter Eggstravaganza-Free Easter egg hunt and meet the Easter Bunny. Will be split into age groups at Cheryl’s Cookies and Brownies. 

9:15 AM Easter for Kids at Lamb of God Lutheran Church – Kids ages 2-10 can do crafts, play games, participate in an egg hunt, have lunch and hear the story of Easter!

10:00 AM – Community Easter Celebration at Sunbury United Methodist Church – this Easter egg hunt also includes inflatables, games and a visit from the Easter Bunny. 

10:00 AM Upper Arlington Easter Candy Hunt at Thompson Park- Families are advised to arrive early for this super fast egg hunt!

10:00 AM Old Hilliard Bunny Hop – local businesses will pass out candy and host activities and entertainment along Main Street. Pick up a scavenger hunt card at one of the welcome booths for a chance to win prizes!

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

10:00 AM Brookdale Bunny Hop at Brookdale Pinnacle Assisted Living- Egg Hunt, cake walk & Easter Bunny for photos. This is close to The Naz Playplace so hunt for eggs and then head over to The Naz to play in an awesome indoor play area.

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Easter Scavenger Hunt at Grove City UMC (Purple Door Church)- Pick up your clues at the Purple Door Church and then travel by car to local businesses to collect a different colored egg card. Once you have collected all of the cards return back to the Purple Door Church to turn them in. There will be activities and cookies.

10:30 AM Easter Egg Hunt at The GRAND of Dublin – Kids 12 and under can bring their own basket for the hunt at 10:30 AM. A Kids Lunch will follow at 11:00 AM. Call 614-88-8585 to register.

11:00 AM Annual Easter Egg Hunt at New Horizons Community Church – Children up to 5th grade can hunt for eggs, enjoy activities and games, a free lunch and more! Register online.

11:00 AM Easter Egg Scramble hosted by Marysville Grace at Marysville High School Stadium – For children ages 1 trhough sixth grade, starts promptly at 11 am. Bring a canned food item to benefit the Marysville Food Pantry. Rain date is March 31.

11:30 AM Easter Egg Hunt at Huber Park – Easter Egg Hunt is open to all children, ages 10 and younger. Easter Egg Hunt will begin promptly at 11:30am in the park.

12:00 PM Pataskala Community Easter Egg Hunt at Foundation Park – Registrations begins at 12:00 PM and the hunt will begin with the youngest group at 2:00 PM. There will be 17,000 eggs, prizes and pictures with the Easter Bunny (bring your own camera)! Bring your own basket and arrive early to register and participate in other activities!

12:00 p.m. Spring Fling, Egg Hunt, and Craft Show at World of Wonder Child Care and Learning Center – Join in the fun for local vendors, a FREE egg hunt, bake sale, book sale, free family activities, FREE crafts for kids, candy, raffle, lots and lots of Easter Grass and more. 

1:00 PM – Underwater Easter Egg Hunt at Worthington Pools – This underwater Egg Hunt includes prizes and open swim!

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Helicopter Marshmallow Drop in Groveport-Head over to Cruiser Park for this fun, free & unique alternative to traditional egg hunts. A helicopter will fly over the park and drop thousands of marshmallows on the ground for kids to collect and then exchange for a small bag of goodies. Please bring your own bag or basket. The Easter Bunny will also make a special appearance. Participation in the event is for kids 12 and under. Register on site from 12:15-12:45 PM.

5:15 PM Easter Egg Hunt at the Naz in Grove City – For children birth through grade 4. After the hunt, there will be a family service at 6 pm. Register for this event.

Weekends of March 24 & 25, 30 & 31 and April 7 Easter Bunny Express at LM&M Railroad – 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.

Sunday, March 25, 2018

10:30 AM – Underwater Egg Hunt at Westerville Community Center Watering Hole – Hunt for eggs in the Community Center leisure pool. Eggs can be exchanged for candy and toys! Enjoy carnival games before the hunt! Hunt will be divided by age groups.

10:30 AM Mega Egg Hunt at Radiant Life Church in Dublin- live music, dance time, fun characters, The Easter Bunny and of course 50,000 eggs! 

12:30 Underwater Easter Egg Hunt at Groveport Recreation Center – This underwater hunt is divided by age group. Collect eggs underwater and search for the golden egg for a special prize! After the hunt, there will be an open swim! Register by March 23!

2:00 PM – Eggstravaganza at Northwest United Methodist Church – Activities, crafts, snacks and games culminate in an Easter egg hunt! Bring your own camera for pictures with the Easter Bunny and a box of pasta or jar of peanut butter to donate! All candy inside the eggs is peanut and gluten-free. 

3:00 PM – Fluttering Families Easter Egg Hunt at Village Green Park – Kids with special needs and their siblings can hunt for eggs in a supportive and empathic environment! Each child gets the same about of eggs, the eggs are filled with inedible items and kids can enjoy themselves at their own pace!

3:00 PM- 4:00 PM – Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Jerome United Methodist Church at Jerome Village Community Center.

4:00 PM Scioto Ridge United Methodist Church Easter Egg Hunt at Ridgewood Elementary – Hunt times – under 2 years old 4:05 pm 3 years and older 4:15 pm. Face painting, cookie decorating, art, games and special appearances by JOYzee clown and Butterscotch Bunny.

6:00 PM – Egg Blast at Dublin Baptist Church- Thousand of eggs are blasted into the air for children to collect.  Come early to enjoy a free hot dog dinner.  There will be a section for each age group, including one for babies. After the hunt, prizes and baskets will be given out.  Register for the event here: Egg Blast to be entered for a chance to win one of 50 Easter Baskets and prizes.

7:30 PM- Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt at Hope Lutheran in Sunbury- You must register in advance for this popular event. Children will be divided into age group with the younger ones going first. 

Friday, March 30, 2018

9:00 AM-5:00 PM – EGGS, PAWS AND CLAWS at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium – Take pictures with some “V.I.B.s (Very Important Bunnies), listen to bunny tales, see Peter Cottontail feed the fish at Discovery Reef, watch the animals search for eggs and much more!

Easter event at the zoo

Eggs Paws & Claws at the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

5:30 PM – 7:300 PM Eggsplosion Helicopter Drop at Centennial High School – inflatables, food, face painting, games and helicopter egg drop! The first helicopter drop will be at 6:15 pm for kindergarten and under. The second drop will be at 7:00 pm for first-fourth graders.

5:30 PM Eggsplosion at Licking Heights High School- inflatables, face painting, food and helicopter egg drop! 

6:00 PM Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Magic Mountain Polaris – 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!

6:00 PM Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Magic Mountain East – 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!

Weekends of March 24 & 25, 30 & 31 and April 7 Easter Bunny Express at LM&M Railroad – 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.

Saturday, March 31, 2018

8:00 AM – Westerville Bunny Hop 5K at the Westerville Sports Complex – The Westerville Parks Foundation hosts a family-friendly 5K race for runners and walkers of all ages. Register at

9:00 AM Family Easter Egg Hunt in Maple Grove Park – Kids toddler through 3rd grade are invited to participate in crafts, games, face painting, food, an egg hunt and special Easter photo ops! 

9:00 AM -11 AM – Spring Eggstravaganza at the Westerville Sports Complex – Visit the Easter Bunny and hunt for eggs! This egg hunt offers 8,000 eggs and lots of fun activities! The hunt for 2 years and under begins promptly at 10 am. This is the only field and age group where parents are allowed with their child. The other Easter Egg Hunts for ages 3-10, begins promptly at 10:30 a.m.

9:00 AM – Annual Bunny Romp & Pancake Breakfast at Hills Market in Worthington – Breakfast, followed by Egg Hunt with areas for kids of all ages. The Easter Bunny arrives at 11:30 a.m. $5

9:30 AM Easter Egg Hunt at Blue Monkey Parties and Events – includes 50 minutes of play, pictures with the Easter Bunny and an egg hunt!

9:00 AM- 5:00 PM – EGGS, PAWS AND CLAWS at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium – Take pictures with some “V.I.B.s (Very Important Bunnies), listen to bunny tales, see Peter Cottontail feed the fish at Discovery Reef, watch the animals search for eggs and much more!

9:30 AM-11:00 AM Community Easter Party at Lewis Center United Methodist Church. Games, crafts, prizes, a visit by the Easter Bunny and an egg hunt.

10:00 AM – Annual All Star Saturday at Bruce Howard Recreation Center – Presented by the Metropolitan Youth Foundation of Central Ohio and the All-Star Saturday Sponsors and Volunteers, the 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. 

10:00 AM Canal Winchester Community Easter Egg Hunt at Hanners Park – Children 10 years old and under are invited to participate. Age groups are as follows: under 3 years, 3-6 years and 7-10 years. There will be 5,000 eggs with a special prize.  

10:00 AM – Northern Kiwanis Club of Columbus Easter Egg Hunt at Whetstone Park – Hunt takes place at 10:00 AM sharp in the lower meadow of Whetstone Park. 

10:00 AM Grandview Heights Community Easter Egg Hunt at Wyman Woods Park

10:00 AM Easter Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt and More at First Church of God- Crafts, games, and egg hunting fun for children up to the age of 12. 

10:00 AM-12:00 PM Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Adventure Church at Olentangy Orange High School Football Stadium- There will be 20,000 eggs for this hunt. Age-appropriate egg hunts for kids 12 and under begin at 11 am. In addition to the egg hunt, there will be food, games, inflatables, Easter Bunny and more!

11:00 AM Easter Egg Hunt at Slate Run Farm – Search for candy-stuffed Easter eggs! Kids are divided into 3 age groups with separate hunting areas. Have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny starting at 10:00 AM!

11:00 AM  Westerville Civitan Club Easter Egg Hunt at the Westerville Community Center – Annual Easter Egg Hunt for special needs kids sponsored by the Westerville Civitans. There are door prizes and a visit from the Easter Bunny. You must register.  Call 614-901-6506 for more information.

11:00 AM-12:00 PM- City of Delaware Easter Egg Hunt & Kite Flying Festival at Veterans Park (near the Delaware YMCA)- 10,000 eggs will be spread out among 5 ages groups (ages 1-9). Bring your basket. The hunt begins promptly at 11 a.m., so don’t be late or the eggs will all be gone. After the event, the Easter Bunny will be available for (free) photos inside the YMCA thanks to Journey Community Church. Bring your own kite for the family kite flying right after. Food trucks and Kona Ice will be available. 

11:00 AM- Easter Egg Hunt at Worthington Christian Church- Parents are encouraged to participate in this fun colorful hunt! 

12:00 PM Bexley Celebrations Association’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Jeffrey Mansion Back Field

12:00 PM-2:30 PM Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Infinite Church at Gahanna West Middle School football field- There are 50,000 stuffed eggs in this hunt for children through 12 years of age. Other activities include free giveaways, bounce houses, a visit from the Easter Bunny and food trucks onsite. Only bags issued by Infinite Church will be allowed on the field. Save time and pre-register using this link: 4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt begins at 12:45 pm.

12:00 PM Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt at Whetstone Community Center- Ages 6-16. It is done indoors to accompany wheelchairs. No Child leaves empty handed! 

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM GPS Egg Hunt at Blacklick Woods – Use a GPS to find eggs in the park, then return to the nature center to receive a prize.

1:00 PM Egg Hunt at Ruffner Park in Galena- Rain or shine!

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Egg Hunt at Cabela’s – Start gathering at 1, registration begins at 1:30 and the hunt starts promptly at 2 pm. Ages 2-10.

2:00 PM EGG-splosion sponsored by Guide Church at Cross Creek Park – There will be prizes, inflatables, food, an Easter Bunny, and most importantly an explosion of eggs!

2:00 PM Easter Egg Hunt hosted by The Shops at Worthington Place and Lilylimes- Get there early before the hunt begins. The Easter Bunny will be wandering the mall from 10 am -12 pm and then from 1-3 pm he’ll be available for pictures with your own camera.

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM at Spring Road Church of Christ in Westerville – join in the fun!

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Easter Bunny $6 Saturday at Horse N Round in Galloway –  includes a pony ride, petting zoo, bounce house / small trampolines, and pictures with the Easter Bunny! (bring your own camera)

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Immediately following the 9:00 am Easter Celebration and the 11:00 am Easter Celebration there will be an Egg Hunt at Collison Church in Reynoldsburg- for children through age 11 with prizes.

2:00 PM Easter Sunday Skate at Skate Zone 71 – $10.00 admission includes skate rental, 1 slice of cheese pizza and drink. Meet and Greet your favorite characters!

2:00 PM 36th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Young’s Jersey Dairy – Move over plastic eggs, this hunt is for REAL dyed Easter eggs (and there are over 7,000 of them.) This event is free of charge and will be held regardless of the weather conditions. 

Saturday, April 7, 2018

10:00 AM Egg Drop at The Farm at Walnut Creek – There will be multiple egg drops via a helicopter from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.  This is a working farm with over 500 animals.

10:30 AM – New Albany SpringFest at the New Albany High School Football Stadium – This egg hunt includes a HELICOPTER drop of eggs, bounce houses, music, food trucks and more.  The event is free, with the exception of the food trucks which will charge for items purchased. 

Weekends of March 24 & 25, 30 & 31 and April 7 Easter Bunny Express at LM&M Railroad – 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.

Photos with the Easter Bunny

Capture those memories with keepsake photos. Be sure to check the links for the days and times the Easter Bunny will be available.

March 2-April 1 at Polaris Fashion Place-Visits are free, photos are an additional price.

March 8-31 at Tuttle Mall-Skip the line and reserve your photo ahead of time with this link: Bunny Fast Pass

March 16-31 at Easton Town Center-Take your own photo for free or purchase your first 5×7 for $5.

March 16-31 at Eastland Mall– The Caring Bunny will be available on March 25 from 8 am – 10 am. 

Various days/times at Cabela’s– Get a free 4×6


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

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5 Responses to Columbus Area Easter Egg Hunts and Activities

  1. Cassie March 8, 2018 at 2:32 pm #

    Thank you so much for all of the info in one place !!!

    • Amy Onifer
      Amy Onifer March 8, 2018 at 7:20 pm #

      So glad it is helpful!

  2. Stanley Spence March 19, 2018 at 12:16 pm #

    Awesome info.Thanks a million!!

  3. Trini March 24, 2018 at 4:14 pm #

    This was very helpful for me and my grandkids

  4. April March 30, 2018 at 10:28 pm #

    Thanks helpful