29 Easter Egg Hunts & Parties for Kids in Chicago and Suburbs!

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23 Easter Egg Hunts & Parties for Kids in Chicago and Suburbs! - KidTrail Pick
Easter Brunch at Morton Arboretum
Chicago and the suburbs have plenty of fun family activities to celebrate Easter. Whether you are looking for an Easter Brunch, Easter Egg Hunt or fun and free family activity, there is something on this list for everyone. From local park districts to neighborhood events, there is plenty to choose from. Bring your camera for pictures with the Easter Bunny! A few also offer professional Easter Bunny photo opportunities. Happy Spring and Happy Easter!

CHICAGO

Easter Egg-Stravaganza

Lincoln Park Zoo
Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
2001 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60614

What: Celebrate Easter weekend at the zoo with a basket full of fun family activities! Highlights include: brunch buffet, photos with the Easter bunny, multiple egg hunts for different age groups, free rides on the AT&T Endangered Species Carousel and Lionel Train Adventure, music to get you hopping, craft making and educational activities.

Date/Time: Saturday, April 15, 2017 from 8 AM to 1 PM

Schedule of Events
8 a.m.–1 p.m.: Free carousel and train rides (weather permitting)
8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Breakfast buffet
8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Meet the Easter Bunny, crafts, education activities, music

Egg Hunts at 8:30, 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Cost: 
Ages 16 and older: $19 ($15 for Lincoln Park Zoo members) Ages 2–15: $39 ($35 for Lincoln Park Zoo members). Ages 1 and under are free!

How to register: Register online on LP Zoo website or call.

Easter Egg Hunt & Brunch

Pinstripes Chicago
Neighborhood: Streeterville
435 E. Illinois St.
Chicago, IL 60611
312-527-3010

What: Easter Egg Hunt begins at 9:30 AM and is open to the first 200 Easter baskets sold. 

Easter Brunch with the Easter Bunny is from 9:30 AM to 3 PM and includes one mimosa. Brunch includes made to order omelets, waffles, prime rib, seafood, salad bar and delectable desserts. 

Date/Time: Sunday, March 27, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 3 PM.

Cost: Brunch for adults is $34, for kids 6 - 12 is $15, free for kids 5 and under. Easter baskets for the egg hunt sold for $2 each.

Egg Hunt in the Chocolate Factory

Bubbles Academy
Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
1504 N Fremont Street
Chicago, IL 60642
312-944-7677

What: Bubbles Academy is hosting two Easter fun events for the kiddos.  Choose which time works best for you. Join Bubbles Academy for an egg hunt, art projects, open play and treats!

Date/Time: Saturday, March 26th, 2016. Choose either 2 - 4pm or 5 - 7pm

Cost: $30 per child ($20 for members) – free for babies under 4 months & adults

How to register: Register online on their website or call 312-944-7677

Hop the Bunny Train

Chicago French Market
Neighborhood: West Loop
131 N. Clinton
Chicago, IL
312-575-0306

What: Chicago’s first and only year-round, indoor market providing you with permanent, convenient and personal access to local artisans and purveyors. Hop on the Bunny Train, a FREE train ride around the market! Easter Egg Hunt at 1:30 PM.  And meet the Easter Bunny!  Bring your cameras to take pictures!

Date/Time: Saturday, March 26, 2016 from 11 AM to 2 PM.

Cost: FREE

The Big Find Easter Egg Hunt

Mary Bartleme Park
Neighborhood: West Loop
115 S Sangamon St.
Chicago, IL 60607

What: Soul City Church is hosting its 6th Annual Big Find on March 19 at Mary Bartleme Park in the West Loop. This is one of Chicago’s most exciting Easter egg hunts, and you won’t want to miss it!

Date/Time: March 19, 2016 from 10 AM to 12 PM. First egg hunt at 10:05 AM. Second egg hunt at 11:15 AM.

Cost: FREE

Register for your FREE ticket on the website.

Bunny Brunch

SOD Room
Neighborhood: South Loop
1454 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605

What: SomeBUNNY very special is coming to Sod Room! Hop on over for a fun filled morning of playtime, delicious brunch and a visit from the Easter Bunny! This egg-stra special event includes one digital picture of your child/ren by the very talented TK Photography. Additional images may be purchased directly through the photographer.

Picture included with paid child’s admission. The Easter Bunny will be joining us from 10am-11:30am!

Date/Time: Saturday, March 20, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 12 PM

Cost: $30/One adult & one child, $20/ Extra Child, $8/Extra Adult

How to register: Book your spot online on SOD Room website.

Easter Party at Little Beans

Little Beans Play Café
Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
1809 W. Webster Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614

What: Enjoy a fun Easter celebration filled with Spring fun. The Easter Bunny will be there for photos, an Easter Egg hunt, pizza, music and open play.

Date/Time: Friday, March 18, 2016 from 5 – 7:30 PM

Cost: $30 for one child, $50 for two kids, $65 for three kids. Adults are free. Includes digital bunny photo.

Register online on Little Beans website.

Easter Party at Kid City

Kid City
Neighborhood: West Town
1837 West Grand Ave
Chicago, IL  60622
312-829-6775

What: Open play in the place space, egg hunt, Easter Bunny appearance and more!

Date/Time: Sunday, March 20, 2016 from 1 pm to 3:30 pm

Cost: TBA

Register online on Kid City website.

Pool Egg Hunt at Sheridan Park

Sheridan Park 
Neighborhood: Near West
910 S. Aberdeen St. 
Chicago, IL 60607 
312-746-5369

What: Join the fun in the pool as swimmers of all ages dive in for hidden Egg Treasures in the pool. Co-sponsored by 25th Ward Alderman Solis.

Friday, March 18, 2016 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Cost: $2.00

Age Range: 3 and up

Flashlight Egg Hunt at Sheridan Park

Sheridan Park 
Neighborhood: Near West
910 S. Aberdeen St. 
Chicago, IL 60607 
312-746-5369

What: All ages are invited to join in the Holiday Egg Hunt fun. Bring along your flashlight and hunt for Egg treasures all around the park. Wear warm clothing for the flashlight fun. Co-sponsored by 25th Ward Alderman Danny Solis.

Date/Time: Friday, March 18, 2016 from 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Cost: $2.00

Age Range: 3 and up

Egg Hunt at Mayfair Park

Mayfair Park 
Neighborhood: North Side
4550 W. Sunnyside Ave. 
Chicago, IL 60630 
773-685-3361

What: Egg hunt co-sponsored by Mayfair Park Advisory Council. Child must be with an adult. 

Date/Time: Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM . 10:15-10:30 am: 2 to 3 year olds, 10:45-11:00 am: 4 to 6 year olds, 11:15-11:30 am: 7 to 10 year olds. 

Fee: $3.00

Age Range: At least 2 but less than 11

Must register with MPAC at www.mayfairpac.org

Egg Hunt at Maggie Daley Park

Maggie Daley Park 
Neighborhood: Millennium Park
337 E. Randolph St. 
Chicago, IL 60601 
312-552-3000 (park)
312-742-3918 (fieldhouse)

What: Annual super fun Egg Hunt.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 24, 2016 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cost: $5.00

Age Range: At least 6 months but less than 6 years old

Bunny Bonanza at Welles Park

Welles Park 
Neighborhood: Lincoln Square
2333 W. Sunnyside Ave. 
Chicago, IL 60625 
312-742-7511

What: 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.

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM or 10 AM to 11 AM

Cost: $6.00

Age Range: At least 1 but less than 6

WEST SUBURBS

Breakfast with the Bunny

Cantigny Park
1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189

What: Fun, festive and delicious breakfast with the Easter Bunny! Breakfast Buffet: Menu: Pancakes, Bacon/Sausage, Potatoes, Fruit, Scrambled Eggs, Muffins, Coffee & Juice. Event includes: parking fee, breakfast buffet, Easter Bunny, face painting and balloon artist.

Date/Time: Saturday, March 26, 2016 from 9 AM - 11:30 AM

Cost: $25 for adults, $17 for children (ages 4 - 10). No charge for children 3 years and younger. Includes parking fee.

For Reservations: Contact Mary Fitzgerald at 630.260.8188 or at MFitzgerald@cantigny.org.

Easter Egg Hunt at Cantigny Park

Cantigny Park
1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189

What: The Egg Hunt will run continuously from 9 am - 12 pm and we will hide eggs throughout the park. All guests will be given a map when they enter to help them locate the eggs. This event is an open house-style and for all ages. Bring your baskets or decorate your own Easter Bag! Limit: 5 eggs per child.

There will NOT be prizes inside the eggs; instead, bring your 5 eggs to one of the 3 prize stations to claim your prize.

Date/Time: Saturday, March 26, 2016 from 9 AM - 12 PM.

Cost: $5 per parked car

Easter Brunch at Cantigny Park

Cantigny Park
1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189

What: Come for a lavish, award-winning Easter Brunch featuring a distinctive blend of contemporary and traditional fare and just about every other delicious thing you can imagine. The Easter Brunch is presented in both the Red Oak Room (at Cantigny Golf) and Le Jardin (at Cantigny Park).

Date/Time: Sunday, March 27, 2016. Seatings at 10 AM, 12:30 PM and 3 PM

Cost: Adults: $42, seniors $38, Ages 4-10 is $18, 3 & under is Free

For reservations, call 630.260.8188 or email MFitzgerald@cantigny.org.

Busy Bunny Egg Hunt at Cosley Zoo

Cosley Zoo
1356 North Gary Ave.
Wheaton, IL 60187
630-665-5534

What: Cosley Zoo’s Busy Bunny Egg Hunt will be an event you won’t want to miss! You will enjoy being in the zoo after-hours, as well as a visit with the Easter Bunny, an egg hunt, activities, and animal visits. 

Date/Time: March 19, 2016 from 4 – 5:30 PM. Egg hunts are scheduled according to the child’s age and begin promptly at the following times:

4:10 pm (2 year olds)
4:30 pm (3 year olds)
4:50 pm (4-6 year olds)
5:10 pm (7-10 year olds)

Cost: $12 Resident/$15 Non-resident (under 11 years); $5 Resident/$6.25 Non-resident (11 + years).

Pre-registration is required. Registration ends when filled or on 3/17/16. Register on website.

Breakfast with the Bunny at Brookfield Zoo

Brookfield Zoo
3300 Golf Rd
Brookfield, IL 60513

What: Enjoy Breakfast with the Bunny at Brookfield Zoo. Kids musician and costume characters will entertain the kiddos. Take picture with Mr. and Mrs. Bunny!

Date/Time: Saturday March 19, Sunday March 20 and Saturday, March 26. 9 AM and 11 AM seatings each day.

Cost: $29.95, Adult. $21.95, Child (3-11 years old). No charge for Under 2 (High chairs & booster seats available).

Register online to reserve your spot. Check website for full breakfast menu. 

Breakfast with the Bunny at Morton Arboretum

Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle, IL 60532  

What: Hop on over for a tasty delicious brunch featuring prime rib, omelets, and pasta featuring a visit from the Easter Bunny. The Easter Bunny will rove throughout the Ginkgo Restaurant visiting with families and delivering an Easter treat for the kids. Each child will get a decorated bunny cookie and a jelly bean goodie bag.

Date/Time: March 25 and 26, 2016 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM at Ginkgo Restaurant.

Cost: Member Adults $35, Non-member Adults $44, Member Child (Ages 3-12) $22, Non-member Child (Ages 3-12) $28. Children under three are free.

Register online. Check website for list of full breakfast menu.

NORTH SUBURBS

Easter Egg Brunch at Chicago Botanic Garden

Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022
847-835-5440

What: Celebrate spring and enjoy a festive Easter brunch at the Garden. Bring a basket and hop to the Krasberg Rose Garden after brunch, and join in the Easter egg hunt before taking a stroll to explore the vibrant colors and spring blooms. Family members of all ages will find the beautiful Greenhouses and outdoor garden spaces wonderful to explore before and after their brunch seating.

Date/Time: Sunday, March 27, 2016. Seatings at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, and 1 p.m. Nichols Hall, Regenstein Center.

Cost: Adults: $35/$40. Children (3-12 yrs): $25/$30. Children (2 and under): free. Members pay the lower price listed. Price includes parking, taxes, and gratuity.

Buy tickets online. Check website for their breakfast menu.

Eggstravaganza and Breakfast with Bunny, Glenview Park Center

Glenview Park Center
2400 Chestnut Ave.
Glenview, IL

What: Hop into spring for Eggstravaganza and Breakfast with the Bunny! Children of all ages will have a hopping good time at an old-fashioned egg hunt. Before the egg hunt, enjoy breakfast with the Easter Bunny in the Lakeview Room.  Cereal, fruits, bagels, pastries and other treats are on the menu. In case of rain, the event will be held in the Main Gym.

Date/Time: March 19, 2016. 8:30 - 9:30 AM is Breakfast with the Bunny. 10 AM is Eggstravaganza.

Cost: FREE

Easter Brunch at The Glen Club

The Glen Club
2901 W. Lake Ave.
Glenview, IL 60026

What: A grand Easter buffet featuring chef carved prime rib, ham & made to order omelet station. The Easter Bunny will be making an appearance so make sure to bring your cameras.

Date/Time: March 27, 2016. Seatings at 10:30 AM, 11 AM, 1:30 PM & 2 PM.

Cost: $42 for adults, $36 for adult members, $20 for kids age 5 - 12, $18 for member kids age 5 - 12. Children 4 and under are free.

For reservations, call Kellie Stenger at 847-832-6434.

Glencoe Spring Egg Hunt

Watts Park
300 Randolph St,
Glencoe, IL 60022

What: Bring your basket and get ready for an egg hunt! Glencoe Park District is hiding eggs filled with surprises throughout Watts Park. After the hunt, join the party for crafts, games, and photos with the Spring Bunny. In case of inclement weather, the egg hunt will be relocated to the Takiff Center. For Special Event weather information, which will be made available the day of the event, please call (847) 835-7541. Reminder: Bring your camera!

Date/Time: March 19, 2016 at 10 AM

Cost: FREE

How to register:
No registration required. Just show up!

Highland Park Egg Hunt

West Ridge Center
636 Ridge Rd 
Highland Park, IL 60035

What: Gather colorful eggs filled with toys and fun surprises. One special egg will hold a family pass to Hidden Creek Aqua Park for Summer 2016! Be sure to keep your eye out for an “Egg-stra” special guest!

Children will be divided by age groups:
3 years old and under, 4-7 years old, and 8 years old and up.

Bring the camera for a post-hunt photo op with the Bunny!

Date/Time: March 19, 2016 at 11 AM to 11:45 AM

Cost: FREE

Highland Park Breakfast with Bunny

West Ridge Center
636 Ridge Rd 
Highland Park, IL 60035

What: Hop on over to West Ridge Center and enjoy a special morning with our very honored guest! A full hot breakfast buffet (including beverages) will satisfy every appetite. Our furry friend will meet and greet his guests and delight them with a special surprise! Preregistration is required for all attending. Provide you own booster seat if needed for children 3 and up.

Date/Time: March 19, 2016 from 9:15 AM to 11 AM

Cost: Age 3 - 10 yrs: $7.50/9.50. Adult: $12/16. Child under 3 FREE.

How to register:
Call 847-831-3810 to register.

Arboretum Egg Hunt in Evanston

Evanston Ecology Center
2024 McCormick Blvd
Evanston, IL 60201

What: We need your help, some of the birds in the bird sanctuary have misplaced their eggs in the arboretum. You can help find them, learn about birds and take part in activities and a craft. Bring a basket or bag for collecting. A special area is reserved for egg hunters 18 mo.-3 yrs., as well as for children with special needs. Pre-registration is required.

Date/Time: March 26, 2016 at 10 AM 

Cost: $5 for residents and $7 for non-residents

How to register:
Pre-registration is required. Call to register.

Winnetka 43rd Annual Egg Hunt

West Elm Park
1155 Elm St. 
Winnetka, IL

What: Join the fun and excitement of hunting for goody-filled eggs in Winnetka’s annual Egg Hunt. After the eggs are all cracked, stick around and get your picture taken with the hare himself, EB the Bunny. All parents and children will have the opportunity to get their picture taken, and bounce around on an inflatable! Children under three should hop on over to the “Bunnies-in-Training” pen where they can safely explore unfilled eggs. Don’t be late; the eggs will not last long! Please bring your own basket.

Date/Time: March 26, 2016 at 10 AM

Cost: FREE

Easter Egg Hunt at Old Orchard Mall

Details TBA

NORTHWEST SUBURBS

Kidgits Easter Eggstravaganza at Woodfield Mall

Woodfield Mall
5 Woodfield Mall
Schaumburg, IL 60173

What: Come join the fun in Grand Court to celebrate our favorite floppy-eared friend, the Easter Bunny and enjoy Easter themed activities, games and more!

Get professional photos taken with the Easter Bunny in the Grand Court. Reserve your appointment for a photo at simon.noerrbunny.com. Easter photos available till March 26.

Date/Time: March 19, 2016 from 12 to 2 PM

Cost: FREE

SOUTH SUBURBS

Easter Bunny Photos at Orland Square Mall

Orland Square Mall
288 Orland Square Dr.
Orland Park, IL 60462

What: It’s time for Easter Bunny photos!

Date/Time: Feb 13 to March 26, 2016. Lower Level JCPenney's Court.

Photo Credit: Morton Arboretum, Bubbles Academy, Chicago Park District

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