Best Easter Egg Hunts In Chicago

April 17, 2014 4:21 PM

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By Lauren Wulf

Celebrate Easter with the kiddos at one of these Easter egg events throughout Chicagoland. Here’s a round up of a few egg hunts and happenings this weekend.

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Easter Egg-Stravaganza

Lincoln Park Zoo
2200 N. Cannon Drive
Chicago, IL

When: April 19th, 8:30AM

Cost: $20, $15 members; $40 kids 2-12, $35 member kids; free kids 1 and under

Visit animals at Lincoln Park Zoo while you hunt for eggs, make crafts and meet the Easter Bunny.

8:30-10:00- Meet the Easter Bunny, make crafts, visit animals
9:00-9:20- Egg Hunt
8:30-11:00- Free train rides

Wolff’s Flea Market

1775 N Rand Rd
Palatine, IL

When: April 19th, 10:00AM

Hunt for eggs, win prizes, meet the Easter Bunny and more at Wolff’s Fla Market.

10:00 Kids crafts and face painting
11:00-11:45 Easter Egg hunt, find 1 egg and exchange it for a prize
11:45-12:30 Magic show
1:00-3:00 Visit with the Easter Bunny

Easter Egg Roundup

The Children’s Farm At The Center
Palos Park, IL
(708) 361-3650

When: April 19th, 10:00AM

Cost: $22

Hunt for eggs, see baby chicks and visit the Easter Bunny in Palos Park. Horse rides and farm tours are also available. Advance tickets are required. Tickets are $22 per child but free for adults. Snacks and lunch are also available for purchase. This event is outdoors so dress for the weather.

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Bunny Rock Egg Hunt & Half Marathon

Grant Park – Arvey Field
Chicago, IL

When: April 19th, 9AM

Cost: $10 egg hunt (ages 2-8), $40 Bunny Rock 5K, $70 Half Marathon

Rock out with the Easter Bunny and burn a few calories before your big Sunday feast. Take the kids to hunt for eggs in Grant Park starting at 10:00 and you can also participate in the Bunny Rock Half Marathon or 5K kicking off at 9:00.

Hoppin’ Good Time & Egg Hunt

South Barrington, Oak Brook

When: April 20th, 9:30AM

Cost: $30 per adult; $15 kids 6-12 years old; kids 5 and under free.

Beginning at 9:30 a.m., kids can take part in an egg hunt around each of the 40,000 square foot Pinstripes locations. After working up an appetite, families can head to Pinstripes’ brunch buffer, offered every Sunday, but on Easter Sunday features an endless spread of holiday favorites from carved prime rib, fresh seafood, waffles, made-to-order omelets, salad bar, delectable desserts and more. The celebration continues throughout the day as the Easter Bunny makes a special appearance from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for fun photo opportunities and to take part in the festive activities.

City of Chicago Egg Hunts

For more Easter Egg hunts in your neighborhood, check out the City of Chicago’s website.

Lauren Wulf, CBS Chicago

Lauren Wulf writes about living in Chicago on a budget on her website, A Poor Girl’s Guide Chicago.

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