2024 Easter Egg Hunts in Northern Virginia and More Spring Fun

Updated on March 22, 2024 by Julie McCool

Our complete guide to 2024 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 2024, our Easter egg hunt list is long so the kiddies have lots of opportunities to enjoy this spring tradition.

Easter falls on Sunday, March 31st in 2024, but many of the Easter Egg Hunts and Easter Bunny photo opportunities begin earlier in the month. It pays to make reservations early in the month.

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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.

2024 Easter Egg Hunts in Northern VA: Parks and Historic Sites

2024 Easter Egg Hunts at Northern Virginia county and regional parks begin in early March. 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 2024 Easter Egg Hunt sessions or follow the links below.

  • Dinosaur Egg Hunt, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, Mar 23, 24. Search for dinosaur-filled eggs, join the egg roll, and meet the Easter bunny. Ages 2 – 8; $10 per child.
  • Easter Egg Roll, Colvin Run Mill, Mar 30. Hunt for treasure and treat-filled eggs. 3 age groups, $8
  • Baskets & Bunnies includes multiple sessions (including sensory-friendly) in 3 age groups, Burke Lake Park, Mar 30. In 2024, egg hunt and amusement tickets are sold separately. Timed Easter egg hunts are $5, amusement tickets are $10 for a round of mini-golf, a carousel ride, crafts, and games.
  • Mini-golf Egg-sploration, Oakmont Rec Center, Mar 30. Hunt for eggs on the mini-golf course and enjoy face painting, games, and popcorn. $15 per child.

Loudoun County Easter Egg Hunts

  • Easter Egg Hunt, Ida Lee Park, Leesburg, Mar 23. 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.
  • Springtime in the Park, Morven Park, Leesburg, Mar 30. Celebrate spring at Morven Park with games, crafts, an Easter Egg Roll, and more fun for kids. $10, ages 2 – 12, adults free; 10 – noon.
  • Egg-stravaganza at Sky Meadows State Park, Delaplane, Apr 6. Learn about egg-layers at the park and join in a scavenger hunt. All ages, included with $10 admission. When you visit, hike to a view in Sky Meadows State Park
One of the fun giant eggs kids find on Easter Egg Hunts at Meadowlark Botanical Garden
Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt

NOVA Parks

NOVA Parks is hosting in-person Easter egg hunts in 2024. Visit the NOVA Parks Events page or use the links below for details.

  • Egg Hunt at Bull Run Regional Park, Mar 23 – 31. Pick up an egg hunt sheet then complete the egg scavenger hunt to earn a prize. $8, non-jurisdiction visitors pay additional $8 entry fee.
  • Egg Hunts at Meadowlark Gardens, Mar 23 – 31. Get your egg hunt sheet at the Visitor Center then hunt for giant eggs throughout the garden to earn a prize. $8 per hunter includes entry fee.
  • Potomac Overlook Park Egg Hunt, Arlington, Mar 23 – 24, 26 – 31. 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, Mar 27. Enjoy crafts, photos with the Easter Bunny, and an egg hunt for ages 2 to 11. $15/$20 advance/day of event.

Prince William County Easter Egg Hunts

  • Scrambled Egg Hunt, Brentsville Courthouse, Mar 16. Family groups up to 6 people find hidden eggs then complete tasks and riddles to earn treats. All ages, $35 per group.
  • Rippon Lodge Easter Egg Hunt, Woodbridge, Mar 16. 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, $5 per person, 5 and under free.
  • Occoquan Peep Week, Historic Occoquan, Mar 26 – 30. During Peep Week, visit the businesses of historic Occoquan to see marshmallow peep dioramas and vote for your favorite. Enter your own peep diorama or upload a photo to participate from home to compete for prizes.
  • Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Woodbridge, Mar 30. Head to Leesylvania State Park for two age-grouped Easter egg hunts. Arrive early as admission lines will be long. 11:00 ages 1 – 5; 11:20 ages 6 – 10.

23rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Lee-Fendall House, Alexandria, Mar 23, 30

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.

Easter egg hunt
Easter Egg hunt

2024 Easter Egg Hunts in Northern VA: Farms and Zoos +

Many Northern Virginia farms and petting zoos host fun Easter Egg hunts every year. Book early as these events often sell out.

Easter Egg Hunt and Marshmallow Harvest, Great Country Farms, Bluemont, Mar 22 – Apr 1

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. Weekday admission is $10/$12 child/adult, $2 more on weekends. Egg hunts are $7.99 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 Egg Hunt, Leesburg Animal Park, Mar 23-24, 30-31

At the annual egg hunts at Leesburg Animal Park, kids can search for toy-filled eggs in hunts grouped by age. $25.95/$18.95 kids 2-12/adults. Advanced purchase required. Plan a day trip to Leesburg Virginia.

Easter at the Perch, Tysons, Mar 30

Head to The Pech for a day of Easter fun including egg hunts, sack races, pics with the Easter Bunny, a petting zoo, and more family fun. Free to attend but $20 plus fees to join in the Easter Egg Hunt, 10:00 – 1:00.

Town 2024 Easter Egg Hunts

Several towns will hold community Easter Egg hunts in 2024. 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 Roll, Vienna, Mar 22

Gather the family and a flashlight and head to Glyndon Park for a Friday evening search for eggs and prizes in the dark. $5 per person; 6:00 and 8:00 pm.

Flashlight Egg Hunt, Manassas Park, Mar 22

Bring a flashlight and hunt for eggs in the dark. $5, 7:00 – 8:00.

Eggnormous Egg Hunt, Reston, Mar 23

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, Mar 16

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.

Easter Egg Hunts, Manassas Park, Mar 23

Head to the community center for fun egg hunts in 3 age groups and photos with the Easter Bunny. $5, 10:00 – noon.

Egg-streme Teen Night Egg Hunt, Fairfax, Mar 28

Bring your flashlight and search for eggs and prizes in the dark at this teen-focused Easter egg hunt. $5

Hoppy Egg Hunting, Herndon, Apr 8

Enjoy games, arts and crafts, Easter Bunny visits, and of course, egg hunting at Herndon's Bready Park. $10 on-site registration.

Easter Egg Hunt, Falls Church, Mar 30

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.

2024 Easter Photos at Northern Virginia Malls

Easter Bunny photo events have returned to Northern Virginia malls in 2024. Some malls also offer special sessions for pets.

Spring decorations Ritz-Carlton Tysons VA
Spring decorations Ritz-Carlton Tysons VA

2024 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!

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Easter Egg Hunts in Northern Virginia. A complete guide to Easter Egg Hunts and family-friendly celebrations of spring in Northern Virginia parks, farms, zoos, and towns.
Easter Egg Hunts in Northern Virginia