2021 Easter Egg Hunt Guide | Indianapolis and Surrounding Areas

Here comes Peter Cottontail, hoppin’ down the bunny trail. That’s right! Easter is on its way and we’ve got a calendar full of fun Easter-themed activities for you to enjoy with your family. Many of this year’s egg hunts are COVID-friendly and even creative with drive-thrus and egg hunt kits making the list. To get you started, check the many opportunities we’ve compiled to hunt for eggs.

Egg Hunts on Saturday, March 20

Sensory Friendly Easter Egg Hunt with Washington Township Parks

9 am-12:30 pm

Washington Township Parks and Rec will offer a Sensory Friendly Easter Program in their pavilion for friends that benefit from a personalized, quiet egg hunt. Each participant will have 25 eggs to find on their own patch of grass. Refreshments and other sensory friendly activities will be available and guests will have the opportunity to get their pictures taken with real bunnies. Registration required. Visit the website for more information.

Egg Hunt Sign Up by March 24

Operation Egg Hunt, Franklin

Contact the Franklin Parks and Recreation Department to sign up for a kit that includes 25 stuffed eggs, more candy and goodies, a one day pass to Franklin Family Aquatic Center, and a letter from Strawberry the Bunny. Cost is $5 per kit. You must pre register and be available to pick up your kit on April 1, 2, 3, or 4.

Egg Hunts on Friday, March 26

Moonlight Madness Easter Egg Hunt at Broad Ripple Park

7:30-8:45 pm

Hop on out to Broad Ripple Park for an ‘egg-stra’ special flashlight surprise egg hunt and egg hunt show. Be sure you bring a flashlight and dress appropriately. There is limited space and registration is required.

 

Egg Hunts on Saturday, March 27

Bunnysaurus Rex at The Children’s Museum

8-9:30 am

Join Bunnysaurus Rex for a boxed breakfast with your family. Decorate your egg-collecting bag and hunt for eggs in The Sports Legends Experience. Tickets are $20-$25 for youth and $26-$32.50 for adults. For more information, visit The Children’s Museum webpage.

Breakfast with the Bunny, Greenwood

8:30 am or 10 am

Enjoy a yummy breakfast followed by an Easter Egg Hunt and a photo with the Easter Bunny. Tables are $40 each for up to 6 people. Masks and registration are required.

Presidential Egg Roll at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

9-10:30 am

Enjoy crafts, music, refreshments, and the only egg roll in Indy. Children will race to roll their decorated eggs through the grass as the Easter Bunny cheers them on. There will be a prize for the best decorated wooden spoon. This lively event is free for both children and their parents, but space is limited so registration is required. You can choose to participate virtually, too. For more information and for tickets, visit the website.

The Bunny Hop and Go at Summit Lake State Park, New Castle

10 am-8 pm

Bunny bags full of stuffed eggs will be available at the Park’s main gate while supplies last.

Eggstravaganza at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Indianapolis

10 am-Noon

The Children’s Ministry will have games, Easter Story crafts, and three different egg hunts for kids. There will be an obstacle course egg hunt for preschool through elementary children, a traditional egg hunt for little ones, and an egg hunt for children with special needs. If you can’t attend in person, you can sign up to receive a bag of pre-stuffed eggs. More information is available on St. Luke’s website.

Community Egg Hunt by Trinity Church

10-11:30 am

Kids through Grade 4 are invited to hunt for 5,000 candy-filled eggs. They will have a chance to win $1000 in prizes! Masks will be required and the event will be held outdoors. This will take place at both Trinity Church locations: NE Indy Campus at 9709 Allisonville Road, Indianapolis and East Fishers Campus at 11721 Olio Road, Fishers.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Piney Acres, Fortville

10 am-Noon & 1-3 pm

Piney Acres’ Annual Easter Egg Hunt will have 2500 eggs, so each child will receive about 25 eggs. Other activities will include crafts, games, hayrides, visits with the Easter Bunny, Farm Babies Observatory, Race Track, sunflower planting and more. Breakfast and lunch with the Easter Bunny will also be available for an additional cost. Registration is required and can be found here. Cost is $15 per child (2-12) and $5 per adult and little tot.

Easter Bunny Drive-By at Kennedy Park, Shelbyville

Noon-2 pm

Due to COVID, the Shelbyville Parks Department is opting to do a drive by visit instead of the annual Easter Egg Hunt. Each child will receive a goodie bag from the Easter Bunny.

Easter Egg Hunt at Benjamin Harrison YMCA

10-11 am

Pre-register for a time slot and bring your camera and basket for this egg hunt. It will take place rain or shine and all participants will take home a craft bag. This event is free for members only.

Easter Egg Hunt at Irsay YMCA

10 am-Noon

Pre-register for a time slot and bring your camera and basket for this egg hunt. It will take place rain or shine and all participants will take home a craft bag. This event is free for members only.

Easter Egg Hunt at Avondale Meadows YMCA

12:30-1:30 pm

Pre-register for a time slot and bring your camera and basket for this egg hunt. It will take place rain or shine and all participants will take home a craft bag. This event is free for members only.

Egg Hunts on Sunday, March 28

Bunnysaurus Rex at The Children’s Museum

8-9:30 am

Join Bunnysaurus Rex for a boxed breakfast with your family. Decorate your egg-collecting bag and hunt for eggs in The Sports Legends Experience. Tickets are $20-$25 for youth and $26-$32.50 for adults. For more information, visit The Children’s Museum webpage.

Lion’s Club Easter Egg Hunt, Clermont

2 pm

Children 0-12 are invited to come to Clermont Lions Club Park and hunt for eggs filled with candy or prize tickets. Meet the Easter Bunny while you’re there!

Egg Hunts on Friday, April 2

Grab and Go Easter at Fishers YMCA

5-7 pm

Bunny Bags will be filled with fun treats and crafts to be enjoyed by the whole family. There are a limited number of Bunny Bags available, so reserve your Bag today!

Underwater Easter Egg Hunt at Ransburg YMCA

5:30-7:15 pm

Splash around to find plastic eggs all around the pool! Each kid will receive a goodie bag plus prizes for special eggs that are found. Ages 6 and younger must have an adult in the pool with them. Age groups will go at different times. This event is free for YMCA members and registration is required.

Egg Hunts on Saturday, April 3

Hide and Peep Egg Hunt at Clay Terrace

8-11 am

Hop on over to enjoy the Easter egg hunt at the Clay Terrace 10th Annual Hide & Peep Egg Hunt. There will be thousands of eggs to hunt for on the Clay Terrace Lawn. Open to children 0-10, registration required.

Easter Egg Hunt at Hope Community Church, Brownsburg

10 am

Children 0-12 are invited to this free hunt for 10,000 Easter eggs! The event will be held outside and children will be separated into groups (0-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12), so everyone will leave with lots of prizes and treats.

The Amazing Egg Race at North Main Baptist Church, Danville

10 am-1 pm

It’s a new kind of egg hunt for amazing prizes and candy! You’ll travel in your car all over Danville. Get your first clue at North Main Baptist Church between 10am and 11am. Register children only.

Geocaching Egg Hunt at McCloud Nature Park, North Salem

10 am-3 pm

Use provided GPS receivers to find egg geocaches throughout the park with special trinkets inside. There will be several trails set up and only two families will be allowed per trail per session. Recommended for ages 6 through adult. Cost is $5 per family. Registration is required.

Easter Egg Hunt at Province Park, Franklin

10 am

Children 2-10 will be divided into age groups to hunt for eggs in Province Park. Strawberry the Bunny will be there to join the fun. Masks and social distancing will be required.

Easter Celebration at Riverside Park

11 am-1 pm

Recommended for ages 2-10, bring the kids out for a fun and safe Easter experience and MAYBE even a visit from the Easter Bunny. This event is free but registration is required.

Easter Scramble at Talon Stream Park, Plainfield

11:45 am-1:45 pm

The Plainfield Parks and Recreation Department invites you to hop from car to car at Talon Stream Park and collect candy-filled eggs. There will be a photo op station, too.

Egg Tent-astic at Main Street Park, Whitestown

11 am-2 pm

Similar to a trunk or treat, families will travel from tent to tent and collect candy at each stop. There will be photos with the Easter Bunny, and the Bunny will stand 6 feet away. All participants must wear a mask and hand-sanitizing stations will be available. More COVID precautions are outlined on the event page.

Egg-ceptional Egg Hunt for Kids with Special Needs at Donner Park, Columbus

11 am

This is a sensory friendly, quiet egg hunt for kids with sensory or special needs from walkers to 13 years of age. There will be lots of eggs and prizes. Children 8 and up will be required to wear a mask and space will be limited. Follow the Columbus Parks Facebook page for updated information.

Easter Egg Hunt Drive Thru at Mccordsville Town Hall

Noon-2 pm

The Easter Bunny will be passing out bags of goodies to all in line at the Town Hall.

Drive Thru Easter Egg Hunt and Diaper Drive at Brandywine Park, Greenfield

Noon-2 pm

Celebrate Easter and donate diapers to Hancock County families in need. A goodie bag will be given for each diaper donation given. This will be a drive thru event and visits will be available with the Easter Bunny. To reserve your goodie bag and Easter bunny meet up, register here.

Eggstravaganza at Indianapolis Baptist Temple

1:15 pm

This will be a brand new Easter Trunk or Treat. There will be many decorated cars handing out candy and eggs. Children of any age are invited.

Egg Hunts on Friday, April 16 and Saturday, April 17

Adult Egg Hunt at Dull’s Tree Farm

6-10 pm, 11 am-3 pm, 5-9 pm

Dinner and drinks are included in the price of this adult Easter Egg Hunt. Teams consist of 2 to 6 people and over $1000 worth of prizes is available. Tickets are $45 per person and registration is required.

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