Our complete guide to 2022 Easter Egg Hunts in Northern Virginia includes family-friendly celebrations of spring at parks, farms, zoos, and towns. These events require registration and fill up quickly, so reserve your spot soon. In 2022, our Easter egg hunt list is long again so the kiddies can still enjoy this spring tradition.
Easter falls on Sunday, April 17th in 2022, and some of the Easter Egg Hunts and Easter Bunny photo opportunities begin in late March. It pays to make reservations early in the month.
Events are listed below in three groupings—Parks and Historic Sites, Farms and Zoos, and Towns—in order of start date. Follow the links for additional details on hours, fees, and registration.
2022 Easter Egg Hunts in Northern VA: Parks and Historic Site
2022 Easter Egg Hunts at Northern Virginia county and regional parks begin in early April. Book your spot early as many of these events will sell out.
Fairfax County Easter Egg Hunts
Visit the Fairfax County Activities Search page and enter “egg hunt” or “easter” to find links to 2022 Easter Egg Hunt sessions or follow the links below.
- Eggster Bunnies, Sully Historic Site, Apr 2. Make and decorate your own Easter Bunny using the wet felting technique. 4 sessions open to all ages; $8.
- Dinosaur Egg Hunt, Sully Historic Site, Apr 9. Search for dinosaur filled eggs, join the egg roll, and meet the Easter bunny. Ages 2 – 8; $10 per child.
- Mount Vernon Easter Egg Hunt, Mount Vernon RECenter, Apr 14,16. Search for floating and sinking eggs and enjoy games around the Mount Vernon Rec Center pool. Three sessions; $10.
- TBA Rabbit Hole-in-One (including Sensory Friendly sessions), Burke Lake Park, Mar 27, 28, Apr 3. Groups of up to 5 play a round of mini-golf decorated for spring, with hidden Easter eggs on the 18th hole. $10, all ages.
Loudoun County Easter Egg Hunts
- Easter Egg Hunt, Ida Lee Park, Leesburg, Apr 9. Registered Easter egg hunters will hop along the bunny trail to the hunt area to hunt for empty eggs. After the hunt, pick up a treat bag and get a socially distant photo with the Easter bunny. $10, ages 1 – 6.
- Morven Park Bunny Trail, Morven Park, Leesburg, Apr 9. Celebrate spring at Morven Park with games, crafts, an Easter Egg Roll, and more fun for kids. $10, ages 2 – 12, adults free; 10 – 1.
- Egg-stravaganza at Sky Meadows State Park, Delaplane, Apr 16. Learn about bluebirds, visit the park's chickens, try the chicken walk, and enjoy a natural egg dye craft. All ages, included with $10 admission. When you visit, hike to a view in Sky Meadows State Park.
NOVA Parks is hosting in-person Easter egg hunts in 2022. Visit the NOVA Parks Activity Search page and enter “egg hunt” or use the links below for details.
- Egg Hunt at Bull Run Regional Park, Apr 5. Enjoy crafts, photos with the Easter Bunny, and an egg hunt for ages 2 to 8. $15, registration required.
- Meadowlark Gardens Egg Hunt, Apr 4 – 6, 11 – 13. Stroll through the garden and keep track of eggs on the egg hunt sheet. Turn your completed sheet in for a goodie bag of treats. $8 (includes entry fee); 10 – 6.
- Potomac Overlook Park Egg Hunt, Arlington, Apr 9, 10, 12-17. Find wooden eggs hidden in the park and keep track of eggs on the Easter Egg Fun Find Sheet. Turn your completed sheet in for a goodie bag of treats. $8, 11 – 4.
- Temple Hall Farm Egg Hunt, Apr 13. Enjoy crafts, photos with the Easter Bunny, and an egg hunt for ages 2 to 8. $15, registration required.
Prince William County Easter Egg Hunts
- Scrambled Egg Hunt, Brentsville Courthouse, Apr 2. Family groups of 6 or less hunt for eggs to complete a puzzle and earn a gift basket of treats and prizes. All ages, $30 per 30-minute hunt.
- Rippon Lodge Easter Egg Hunt, Woodbridge, Apr 9. Follow the Easter Bunny's outdoor activity trail where you look for hidden objects, do physical tasks, tell a joke, and more as you walk to receive eggs. Family groups of 5 or less of all ages, $10 per person, 5 and under free.
- Occoquan Peep Week, Historic Occoquan, Apr 12-17. During Peep Week, visit the businesses of historic Occoquan to see marshmallow peep diaoramas and vote for your favorite. Enter your own peep diorama or upload a photo to participate from home to compete for prizes.
22nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Lee-Fendall House, Alexandria, Apr 16-17
The Easter Bunny will fill the Lee-Fendall House garden with hundreds of colorful toy-filled Easter eggs. Sessions also include crafts, games, and the Easter Bunny. $15/$5 children 2 – 12/adult.
2022 Easter Egg Hunts in Northern VA: Farms and Zoos
Easter Egg Hunt and Marshmallow Harvest, Great Country Farms, Bluemont, Apr 1 – 16
Join in daily egg hunts (over 18,000 eggs filled with treats) and roast marshmallows on the bonfire. Admission includes egg hunts, a chance to see spring chicks and baby animals, and a wagon ride. Farm admission is $10/$12 child/adult; egg hunts are $7.50 per child.
Plan your visit with our guide to 15 Fantastic Fun Things to Do in Bluemont Virginia, including a family-friendly hike to Bears Den or a stop at Dirt Farm Brewing for brews with views.
Easter Spring Fling, Roer's Zoofari, Reston, Apr 9, 10, 16, 17
Activities include face-painting, moon bounce, Easter Bunny photos, arts and crafts, and an Easter parade. Admission includes both the self-drive safari and walking experiences. Admission is $20/$30 per child/adult. 9:00 – 5:00.
Discover more fun things to do in Reston Virginia.
Easter Egg Hunt, Leesburg Animal Park, Apr 9, 10, 16, 17
The annual egg hunts at Leesburg Animal Park are back in 2022. Kids can search for toy-filled eggs in hunts grouped by age. $19.95/$16.95 kids 2-12/adults.
Plan a day trip to Leesburg Virginia.
Town 2022 Easter Egg Hunts
Several towns will hold community Easter Egg hunts in 2022. Here is a list of town events that do not specify “residents only” in their listings. Some events require registration or tickets.
Historic Egg Roll, Vienna, Apr 1
Children 12 and younger are invited to an Old-Fashioned Egg Roll on the lawn of the Freeman House and a visit with the Easter bunny. Free, no reservations required; 5:30 – 7:00.
Family Flashlight Egg Roll, Vienna, Apr 1
Gather the family and a flashlight and head to Glyndon Park for a Friday evening search for eggs and prizes in the dark. $3 per person; 8:00 pm.
Hoppy Egg Hunting, Herndon, Apr 4
Enjoy games, arts and crafts, Easter Bunny visits, and of course, egg hunting at Herndon's Bready Park. $9/$10 pre-registration/walk-in.
Egg-streme Teen Night Egg Hunt, Fairfax, Apr 7
Bring your flashlight and search for eggs and prizes in the dark at this teen-focused Easter egg hunt. $5
Eggnormous Egg Hunt, Reston, Apr 9
Enjoy live entertainment, visit with the Easter bunny, and hunt for eggs at this Sunrise Valley Elementary School event. To age 8, free for Reston residents.
Underwater Egg Hunt, Reston Community Center, Apr 9
The Easter Bunny dropped his eggs in the Reston Community Center pool and needs help to collect them. Search for floating and sinking eggs in 4 sessions grouped by age. $4/$8 resident/non-resident.
Flashlight Egg Hunt, Manassas Park, Apr 9
Bring a flashlight and hunt for eggs in the dark. $5, 7:00 – 8:00.
Easter Egg Hunts, Manassas Park, Apr 10
Head to the community center for fun egg hunts in 3 age groups and photos with the Easter Bunny. $5, 10:00 – noon.
Easter Egg Hunt, Falls Church, Apr 16
Children ages 1 – 11 can hunt for candy and special eggs in Cherry Hill Park and have their photos taken with the Easter Bunny. Free; 10:00 – noon.
Hop Around Downtown, Manassas, Apr 9 – 16
Hop around from store to store in historic downtown Manassas for sweet surprises. For each purchase from a participating merchant, customers get to select an egg from the merchant’s basket and win a prize. Three of the eggs will contain Grand Prizes. 10:00 – 5:00 daily.
2022 Easter Photos at Northern Virginia Malls
Easter Bunny photo events have returned to Northern Virginia malls in 2022. Some malls also offer special sessions for pets.
- Easter Bunny Photos, Tysons Corner, Tysons, Mar 18 – Apr 12
- Visit with the Bunny, Dulles Town Center, Dulles, Mar 18 – Apr 16
- Easter Bunny Photos, Manassas Mall, Mar 26 – Apr 16
- Easter Photos at Potomac Mills, Springfield, TBA
- Easter Bunny Photos, Springfield Town Center, TBA
2022 Easter Egg Hunts are back, giving Northern Virginia families plenty of options for spring fun with the Easter bunny. Find more family-friendly fun in our Spring Bucket List full of special spring activities and destinations in the DC region.
We wish you happy egg hunting and a very beautiful spring!