2017 Easter Events and Activities

Posted: March 15, 2017

Our Calendar is jam packed with Easter events for 2017 - Easter breakfasts and brunches, Easter egg hunts, Easter activities, Bunny events and more. We've pulled together some of our top picks, and you can find ALL of the Easter events from our calendar on this one special Easter Events page - See the BIG LIST


March 29
Bunny Bonanza
Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside, Chicago
Join us for a festive time in the park! Hop on over to your favorite park and enjoy face painting, a craft project, inflatables and egg hunt. Parents can bring their cameras to capture a special photo with the bunny. Register online. Ages 1-5. 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM. $6. Learn more...

April 8
Doggie Egg Hunt
Horner Park, 2741 W. Montrose Ave., Chicago
Pups will make their way through the park searching for treat-filled eggs. In addition stylish bandanas and informational booths will be available at the park. Don?t forget to join in on the doggie parade. Photo opportunity available at additional cost. Registration online. Ages 7 and under. $5. 1-3pm. Learn more...

April 8, 9 & 15
2016 Bunny Train
East Troy Electric Railroad, 2002 Church St., East Troy
Join us for family fun aboard the East Troy Bunny Train! Enjoy face painting provided by Suzy Sparkles (available 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.) and coloring activities in our depot while checking in and getting your scavenger hunt cards. Hold baby chicks, pet bunnies, and get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny himself. All ages. Reservations recommended. 9:30am, Noon and 2:30pm. $14 adults; $12.50 ages 3-14; $6 ages 0-2 and members Learn more...

April 8
Easter Party and Bunny Photos
Little Beans Cafe, 1809 W. Webster, Chicago
Enjoy a fun Easter celebration filled with Spring fun. The Easter Bunny will be present for for photos, and kids can enjoy an Easter Egg hunt, pizza, music and play. For ages 0-6. 5pm - 7:30pm. $30 for one child, $50 for two kids, $65 for three kids. Adults are free. Includes digital bunny photo. Learn more...

April 8
Busy Bunny Egg Hunt
Cosley Zoo, 1356 Gary Ave., Wheaton
Cosley Zoo’s Busy Bunny Egg Hunt is a fun family activity you won’t want to miss! This after-hours event will include a visit with the Easter Bunny, an egg hunt for ages 2-10, activities, and animal visits. Participants will also enjoy private after-hours access to the zoo. Register online. Ages 2-10. 5-6:30pm. $13.50 ages 2-10; $5 ages 11-Adult; Free for children under 2. Learn more...

April 8
Natural Egg Dyeing
Emily Oaks Nature Center, 4650 Brummel, Skokie
Celebrate this fun, spring tradition the natural way! Decorate your own eggs with wax crayons and colorful dyes from berries, leaves and spices. While the dye sets, we'll hike outside and share a story. Please bring up to 12 hard-boiled eggs to use in class. Ages 6-10. 1:30 - 3:30 PM. $12 Skokie resident, $15 non-resident. Learn more...

April 9
Easter Egg Dyeing Workshop
The Paintbrush, 2646 N. Halsted, Chicago
Design, decorate, dye, take home (and eat!) your own gorgeous Easter eggs! Snacks and story time included. Fun for the whole family. Kids 8 and up may be dropped off. Reservations required. Ages 3 and up. 3:30-5:00. $35/family (up to 4 people: additional family members $10 each). Learn more...

April 15
Habitat Park Egg Hunt
Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago, 2100 Patriot Boulevard, Glenview
Colorful eggs will be hidden all over our outdoor Habitat Park exhibit. It’s up to sharp-eyed little guests to find them all and discover special gifts inside, from candy to gift cards, even 1-year memberships to the Museum! Additional tickets required. May be rescheduled due to inclement weather. All ages. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. See web site for pricing. Learn more...

April 15
Bunny Rock Chicago 5K and Egg Hunt
Montrose Harbor, 601 W. Montrose Ave., Chicago
This festive race is sure to bring lots of excitement and entertainment with 80’s rock music being played at the start and finish line, amazing amenities, and an overall fun, spring-filled race. All 5K race participants will receive bunny ears, neon sunglasses, a dri-fit unisex t-shirt, and A FINISHER MEDAL. Activities include egg hunt with over 3000 candy filled eggs will be available for children (Ages 2-10), a live Petting Zoo, and opportunities to take a picture with the Easter Bunny. 5K at 9 a.m. Egg Hunt: 10:15 a.m. Egg Hunt for ages 2-10. Egg Hunt $10; 5K $35. Learn more...

April 15
Easter Egg-Stravaganza
Lincoln Park Zoo, 2200 N. Cannon Dr., Chicago
Enjoy a brunch buffet, multiple egg hunts for different age groups, photos with the Easter Bunny, music, craft making and animal viewing-plus free, unlimited rides (weather permitting) aboard the AT&T Endangered Species Carousel and Lionel Train Adventure. Purchase tickets online. All ages. 8am - 1pm. See web site for pricing. Learn more...