Easter must be coming up because Cadbury mini eggs have been calling my name! All around San Diego, you can find great Easter activities for your family, from neighborhood Easter egg hunts to pancake breakfasts to pictures with the Easter Bunny. Some are free; some have a fee attached. Check out the Easter in San Diego list and see which celebration works best for your family.
Belmont Park, Mission Beach – April 20th from 9am to 4 pm; join in one of two great egg hunts (one is by age group and requires sign ups; the other is free and does not have sign ups), have brunch, and get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. The egg hunt is $5 per child with brunch or adults at $24.95 and children at $12.95. Pictures are free.
Campo Bunny Trains – Make your reservations to ride the bunny trains on April 12, 13, or 19 departing at 11:00 am or 2:30 pm. The Famous Bunny will be passing out eggs on the train and an Easter craft will be available to do at the Museum’s Display Building after the ride. Tickets are $15 for adults; $10 for children ages 3-12; and $5 for children 2 and under. Tickets include one-hour train ride, admission to the museum and the craft project.
Kroc Community Center – On April 19th from 10 am to 1 pm, the Kroc Community Church is hosting its 10th annual Easter Eggstravaganza at the Salvation Army Kroc Center Recreation Field. It is a FREE event where kids ages 4-11 can hunt for over 15,000 eggs out on the field! A three and under zone will also be set up so little ones can safely hunt for eggs. The event will also include visits with the Easter Bunny, arts and crafts, music and bounce houses.
Vista Breakfast and Egg Hunt – For $5 you can enjoy Vista’s all-you-can eat breakfast and egg hunt (for children under 12). This event will take place April 12 from 7 to 11 am with a bonnet contest at 9 am and egg hunt at 10 am.
Solana Beach Spring Festival – Saturday, April 19th, Solana Beach invites you to their spring festival and egg hunt. The egg hunt is for grades 3 and under. Bring your own basket and start hunting at 10:30 am. Games and refreshments will continue on from 10:45 am to noon.
Santee Lakes – The city of Santee will host a Spring Eggstravaganza on April 19th from 9 am to 3 pm with crafts, food, pony rides, inflatables, a petting zoo, carnival rides and more. Continuous egg hunts will be going on, for kids 8 and under. Tickets are $0.50 each with activities and rides ranging from 1 to 10 tickets.
Carlsbad Spring Festival – Poinsettia Park will be the location for Carlsbad’s exciting festival. Held on April 19th from 10 am to 1 pm, the festival will have music, games, arts and crafts, and a Fun Zone with bounce houses, obstacle courses, a giant slide, and a chance to “soak the bunny’. The egg hunt (‘scramble’) will be ongoing between 10:30 am and 12:30 pm. Kids will be sent out in groups of 20 with similarly aged kids to find eggs. An activity card ($6) needs to be purchased for each child to participate in the activities.
You can visit this website for a complete list of neighborhood egg hunts at local recreation centers and parks as well as other activities around San Diego for Spring this April: San Diego Egg Hunts and Festivals. Have a great Easter in San Diego! There’s fun around every corner.
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