Bookmark our great, big, complete guide to 2018 Easter Egg Hunts for family-friendly celebrations of spring in Northern Virginia parks, farms, zoos, and towns. Many events that require registration fill up quickly, so reserve your spot soon.
Parks and Historic Site 2018 Easter Egg Hunts
Many of our county and regional parks are hosting 2018 Easter Egg Hunts in March. Several of these events require registration, and they sell out quickly, so we suggest you book early as they will likely fill up.
Fairfax County Parks
- Easter Egg Hunt at Colvin Run Mill, Great Falls, Mar 18
- Easter Egg Hunt at Sully, Chantilly, Mar 24 + 25
- Easter Eggstravaganza, Frying Pan Park, Mar 24
- Easter Eggstravaganza Wagon Ride, Frying Pan Park, Mar 24
- Aqua Egg Hunt, Herndon, Mar 24
- Dinosaur Egg Hunt, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, Mar 25, 29, 30, 31
- Easter Egg Hunt at Lake Fairfax, Reston, Mar 25
- Egg-streme Teen Night Egg Hunt, Fairfax, Mar 29
- Easter Egg Hunt at Clemyjontri, McLean, Mar 31
Loudoun County Parks
- Easter at the Park, Morven Park, Mar 24
- Woodlands at Algonkian, Sterling, Mar 24
- Potomac Overlook. Arlington, Mar 27
- Meadowlark Gardens, Vienna, Mar 27
- Bull Run Regional Park, Centreville, Mar 27
- Brambleton Golf Course, Ashburn, Mar 28
- Pohick Bay Regional Park, Lorton, Mar 28
- Temple Hall Farm Regional Park, Leesburg, Mar 28
- Upton Hill, Arlington, Mar 28
- Cameron Run, Alexandria, Mar 29
- Manassas Park, Mar 24
- Ben Lomond Historic Site, Manassas, Mar 24
- Leesylvania State Park. Arlington, Mar 31
- Historic Occoquan, Mar 31
- Rippon Lodge, Woodbridge, Mar 31
- Occoquan Peep Show and Easter Bunny Visit, Rippon Lodge. Mar 31
- Cloverdale Park, Apr 15
19th Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Lee-Fendall House, Alexandria, Mar 30 – Apr 1
The Easter Bunny will fill the Lee-Fendall House garden with hundreds of colorful toy-filled Easter eggs! Other activities include games, crafts, a sticker station, refreshments, and photos with the Easter Bunny. Every participating child will receive an Easter Egg. Children aged 0-12 are eligible to participate in the Easter Egg Hunt, while older children and adults enjoy other activities. Follow the link for daily schedule. $14/$5 children 1 – 12/13 and up.
Farm and Zoo 2018 Easter Egg Hunts
Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunts, Ticonderoga Farms, Mar 25 – Apr 23
Ticonderoga Farm’s annual Spring Festival kicks off March 25th, with egg hunts and visits from the Easter Bunny on weekends. Kids and adults can visit the giant slides, bounce pillows, pedal karts, playgrounds, take a hayride, visit farm animals, a bamboo maze, and much more. Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to Egg Hunts and remember to bring your own basket or bag for collecting eggs. Follow the link for event details and directions; admission is $10.95/$14.95 weekdays/weekends. 10:00 – 5:00.
2018 Easter Eggs-travaganza, Reston Zoo, Reston, Mar 24, 25, 31
Hunt for Easter eggs, play in the Kid Zone, face painting, safari tours, camel rides (additional charge), and more family fun. Admission is $20.00 and advanced purchase is recommended for this event, which normally sells out. 9:00 – 4:00.
Egg Hunt and Marshmallow Harvest, Great Country Farms, Bluemont, Mar 24 – 25
Amaze your little ones with the chance to harvest a few marshmallow peeps to roast on the bonfire and join in an egg hunt. There are multiple age-specific egg hunts each day (over 18,000 eggs filled with treats). Admission includes egg hunts, a chance to see spring chicks and baby animals, and a wagon ride. Follow the link for the schedule for your child’s age group. Buy tickets in advance to avoid the line. $10 child, $12 adult. Combine your outing with a hike to Bears Den or a stop at Dirt Farm Brewing for brews with views.
Easter Egg Hunt, Leesburg Animal Park, Mar 31 + Apr 1
Hunt for thousands of toy and candy-filled eggs at the 19th annual Easter Egg Hunt. The Easter Bunny will arrive for photos at 1:00, Egg hunts are by age group, and the hunt starts promptly at 2:00. Age groups are 3 & under, 4-7, 8-11
Town 2018 Easter Egg Hunts
Many towns hold free Easter Egg hunts for residents of their community. Here is a list of town events that do not specify “residents only” in their listings. Some events require registration or tickets.
Family Flashlight Egg Hunt, Mar 23 and Egg Roll, Mar 25, Vienna
Gather the family and a flashlight and head to Glyndon Park for a Friday evening search for eggs and prizes in the dark. Kids can also enjoy the moon bounce and visit with the Easter Bunny. The Egg Hunt begins at dark and tickets are $3 per family member (max six per household). 7:30 pm.
On March 25, children 12 and younger are invited to join in an Old-Fashioned Egg Roll on the lawn of the Freeman House, hosted by Historic Vienna, Inc. and the Town of Vienna. Children can decorate hard-boiled eggs, get their photo taken with the Easter bunny, “hunt” for eggs, bounce on inflatables, , and race one another in the egg roll. Free; 10:00-11:00.
Both Vienna events will be held rain or shine. Follow links to check availability and purchase tickets.
Eggnormous Egg Hunt, Sunrise Valley Elementary School, Reston, Mar 24
Enjoy a great Reston tradition at a new location, Sunrise Valley Elementary School. Carnival games, entertainment, moon bounces, prizes, and a strolling magician will be featured along with the ever-popular egg hunt (bring a basket). The egg hunt starts at 10:30 a.m. sharp. No reservations, free for children infant to 8. 10:00 – 11:30.
Easter Egg Hunt, Fairfax, Mar 31
Join the annual Egg Hunt at Van Dyck park. This special event is open and free to the community. No registration required and all ages are welcome.
Easter Egg Hunt, Falls Church, Mar 31
Bbring a basket and join the annual family celebration. Children dressed in their spring finest can hunt for candy and special eggs in Cherry Hill Park and have their photo taken with special guest, the Easter Bunny.
Easter Egg Hunt, Herndon, Herndon, Mar 31
Bring your basket to collect eggs and other spring goodies at Herndon’s old fashioned Easter celebration, featuring games, arts and crafts, music, a visit with the Easter Bunny, and timed egg hunts by age group. The fun begins at 9:45; follow the link for age-group egg hunt times. $9/$10 advance/day of event.
2018 Easter Egg Hunts at Malls and Businesses
- Party With Your Peeps, Wegman’s, Lake Manassas, Multiple dates / locations.
- Visit with the Bunny, Dulles Town Center, Dulles, Mar 10 – 31
- Easter Bunny Photos, Tysons Corner, Mar 16 – 31
- Easter Egg Hunt and Bounce, Bounce Mania, Gainsville, Mar 23
2018 Easter Egg Hunts are a great way to kick off a spring full of family fun. We wish you happy egg hunting and a very beautiful spring!
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