Springtime celebrations would not be complete without Easter egg hunts, eggstravanganzas and hippity-hop celebrations for San Diego kids. Below is a glimpse of Easter happenings in and around San Diego.
Easter Egg Hunt at La Jolla Recreation Center
615 Prospect, La Jolla, CA (map)
April 3 at 10 am.
Children must bring their own baskets. In the morning there will be spring activities in the auditorium: decorate a spring bag, take a picture with Peter Rabbit, receive a treat.
Eggstravaganza at Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA (map)
Mon, March 29, 11am – Sun, April 4, 3pm
“Ocean' fun with egg-laying marine animals (squids, fishes and sharks). Kids will create a shark-egg craft, hear a story and more. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.
Easter Egg Hunt at Brengle Terrace Park
1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista
April 3, 10am and 11 am.
The city of Vista will host a bonnet contest at 10 a.m. and an egg hunt at 11 a.m. April 3 for ages 9 and younger. Bunny photos: $5. Free admission. (760) 726-1340, ext. 1571.
Spring Festival & Egg Hunt at Solana Beach
La Colonia Park, 715 Valley Ave
April 3, 10:30 am
Register for the Children's Spring Festival & Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. April 3. The hunt, limited to children in third grade or younger. Bring a bag or basket. Games and refreshments follow. Free. (858) 720-2453.
Easter Egg Hunt and Petting Zoo
San Diego First Assembly, 8404 Phyllis Place, San Diego
April 4, 9 am
Youngsters ages 12 and younger are invited to an Easter Egg Hunt with a petting zoo, face-painting and more starting. Free. (858) 560-1870.
Meet the Spring Bunny
Pacific Beach Recreation Center, 1405 Diamond St
April 3, 10 am to 1 pm
Meet the Spring Bunny and hunt for candy-filled eggs. Free. (858) 581-9927.
Springtime Celebration Egg Hunt in Poway
Poway Community Park, 13094 Civic Center Drive
April 3, 8 am
The celebration begins with a pancake breakfast. Cost: $4. Five age-appropriate egg hunts for children ages 3 to 8 begin at 9:30 a.m. Crafts, fun jumps and games, including a hula hoop contest, will be offered at Children should bring their own baskets, and children ages 5 to 8 must hunt without their parents' help. Free. (858) 672-1107.
Carmel Mountain Ranch Egg Hunt
Carmel Mountain/Sabre Springs Recreation Center, 10152 Rancho Carmel Drive
April 3, 10 am
Enjoy youth craft projects and a picture with the Easter Bunny for $2. Egg hunts will be divided by age groups beginning at 10 a.m. Last hunt will be at 11:20 a.m. Free. (858) 538-8100.
Spring Egg Hunts
Rancho Penasquitos parks
April 3, 10 am
Four Rancho Penasquitos parks will offer a Spring Egg Hunt for youngsters ages 11 and younger beginning. Find eggs at Penasquitos Creek Park, 8021 Park Village Road; Rolling Hills Park, 11082 Carlota Drive; South Village Park, 14756 Via Azul; Ridgewood Park, 12604 La Tortola. Free. (858) 538-8131 or (858) 538-8198.