Easter Egg Hunts in Marin & the Bay Area

April 1, 2017

Easter egg hunt

Celebrate spring and the Easter season with a traditional egg hunt! There are Easter egg hunts scheduled at communities throughout Marin County and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Here's our list of fun Easter egg hunts and events taking place in Marin and other locations in the Bay Area. We'll update this list as we find out about additional events. If we've left out your favorite Marin or Bay  Easter egg hunt, please let us know and we'll add it to the roster.

Easter Bunny Photos

While your kids are waiting for the big day, they can visit the Easter Bunny and have their picture taken with him at his whimsical spring house at Northgate in Terra Linda. He'll be at the Macy's wing from March 29–April 15, 2017. Hours are Monday–Thursday, noon–8 pm, Friday-Saturday, 10 am-9 pm and Sunday, 11 am–6 pm. The Easter Bunny is located in the north mall entrance near Macy's. For more info, visit their website.

Friday, April 14

  • Spring Egg Hunt
    PIER 39, West Park
    Friday, 4–6 pm

    Hunt for hundreds of colorful eggs and enjoy fun crafts at PIER 39’s free Spring Egg Hunt! There will be two waves of egg hunts based on age: 0–5 at 4:30 pm and 6–10 at 5:30 pm. Kids can also enjoy a fun crafting activity led by the Museum of Craft and Design. For more info, visit their website.
  • Annual Flashlight Egg Hunt
    Memorial Park
    Friday, 8:15 pm sharp
    Back by popular demand, the annual Flashlight Egg Hunt returns on Friday at 8:15 pm sharp! Bring your basket and a good flashlight. For youth ages 8 and up. Egg hunt lasts for about 5 minutes, so don't be late. Sponsored by San Anselmo Parks and Recreation. For more info, call (415) 258-4640. Visit their website for more info.
  • Flashlight Egg Hunt
    Piper Park
    Friday, 8:15 pm sharp

    Grab your flashlight and basket and join us at Piper Park for the Flashlight Egg Hunt! Eggs stuffed with goodies will be spread across a section of the Park. When the horn sounds, flashlights will turn on and the search begins! The hunt will begin at 8:30 pm so don’t be late! For kids ages 9+. Location: 250 Doherty Dr, Larkspur. For more info, visit their website.

Saturday, April 15

  • Eggstraordinary Egg Hunt and Train Ride
    Roaring Camp Railroads, Santa Cruz
    Saturday & Sunday, April 15 & 16

    Hop on Board! The Easter Bunny makes a stop at Roaring Camp. After riding Roaring Camp's real 1880s steam train under the majestic redwoods, over Indian Creek Trestle and through the Santa Cruz Mountains, your kids are going to have the time of their lives scavenging for chocolate eggs at the top of Bear Mountain. Tickets: $29 adults; $22 children. For more info, visit their website.
  • Easter Celebration & Easter Egg Hunt!
    Marin Country Mart Farmers Market
    Saturday, 9 am–2 pm

    Come to the Marin Country Mart Farmer's Market for an egg hunt and Easter fun. Egg hunt starts at 10:30 am for ages 3 and under and 10:45 am for ages 4 and up. There will be an Easter art project and egg dying, too. For more info, visit their website.
  • Berkeley Spring Egg Hunt Extravaganza
    Willard Park, Berkeley
    Saturday, 9:30 am–1 pm

    Spring Egg Hunt Extravaganza all ages. Egg hunts will be divided by ages with a scavenger hunt for kids 11 and up. The day will be filled with tons of fun activities, including a petting zoo, a visit with the Spring Bunny, spring-themed arts and crafts, an interactive kid’s carnival with fun prizes, and Bunny Hop Dance Lessons! Youth participants will receive a basket to collect all their spring goodies. Admission: $6 youth. Location: 2720 Hillegass Ave., Berkeley. For more info, visit their website.
  • Community Easter Egg Hunt
    San Clemente Park, Corte Madera
    Saturday, 10 am

    Annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Hillside Church of Marin as a gift to our community. Featuring two sections, Elementary and Preschool and younger. It's fast and furious, starts at 10:00 am so don't be late - it will be all over by 10:15! Bring your own Easter Basket! Easter Bunny Photo Op available. For more info, visit their website.
  • Fairfax's Annual Easter Egg Hunt
    Bolinas Park

    Saturday, 10 am–1 pm
    Egg hunt starts at 10 am sharp! Come join the Easter bunny in a hunt for eggs at Bolinas Park! There will be music by James K, face painting, bubbles, and more fun! For ages 8 and below. Don’t forget your basket! For more info call (415) 458-2340 or visit their website.
  • Breakfast with Bunny and Egg Hunt
    Marinwood Community Center, San Rafael
    Saturday, 10 am 
    Children will enjoy a free Easter Egg Hunt put on by the Las Gallinas Lions Club. Breakfast with Bunny costs $6 in advance or $7 at the door. Location: 775 Miller Creek Road. For more info, visit their website.
  • Annual Spring Easter Egg Hunt
    Downtown Sausalito
    Saturday, 10 am–noon

    Sausalito's old-fashioned Easter celebration starts with a parade on Caledonia Street at 10 am, followed by an egg hunt at Dunphy Park at 10:15 am. Enjoy music by Tim Cain at 10:30 am and an Easter bonnet contest at 11 am. Dunphy Park is located on Bridgeway between Napa and Litho Streets. Free. For more info, visit their website.
  • Naturally Dyed Eggs
    UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley
    Saturday, 10 am
    & noon
    This hands-on workshop will introduce children to the joy of natural dyes while they make their own patterns on eggs with brilliant plant-based colors. Price includes 4 eggs per participant. Two session times available: 10–11 am or noon–1 pm. Registration required: Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. $15; $12 members. Register by calling (510) 643-2755 or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu. For more info, visit their website.
  • Eggster Egghunt and Learning Festival
    Campanile, UC Berkeley
    Saturday, 10 am–3 pm

    The Eggster Egghunt and Learning Festival is the largest free egg hunt in Northern California. Not only is it free for all kids, it is also a learning festival filled with educational booths and activities that raises money for non-profit youth agencies! For more info, visit their website.
  • Eggstravaganza
    Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
    Saturday, 10 am–3 pm
    Celebrate spring at San Francisco Recreation and Park’s annual Eggstravaganza event at Sharon Meadow in Golden Gate Park. This family-friendly event features egg hunts, carnival rides, games, live entertainment, kids’ activities and free Mobile Recreation activities, including BMX bikes, climbing wall, skateboards, and more. Location: 320 Bowling Green Drive, Golden Gate Park. For more info, visit their website.
  • Easter Hoppin'ing
    Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Geyserville
    Saturday, 10 am–1 pm
    Join Coppola Winery for Easter family fun. Kids can take part in an arts and crafts carnival with games, craft stations, face painting, and an animal show. Note there will be no egg hunt this year. Space is limited and reservations are required. Tickets go on sale March 31 and cost $12 per child age 12 and under. There is a limit of 4 tickets per customer and tickets are not required for adults. Location: 300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville. For more info, visit their website.
  • The Great Egg Hunt
    Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate, Oakland
    Saturday, 10 am–3 pm

    Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate hosts its annual "The Great Egg Hunt." Over 2,000 children and parents attend this fun filled day. The Estate is always filled with families and friends from ages 2 to 80. The multi-generational groups enjoy participating and watching as the children hunt for eggs and candy; and then return to other Estate fun activities. Families eat lots of hot dogs while being entertained by the Dancing Bunnies, and the children Prescott Clowns juggling while stilt- walking. There probably will be a petting zoo, an Adopt a Pet Area, crafts, egg-dying, face painting, lots of crafts and a very special visit from the Easter Bunny. Families are also able to tour the Historic 117-year Mansion. Purchase tickets here. Location: 2960 Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland. For more info, visit their website.
  • 37th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
    Ives Park, Sebastopol
    Saturday, 10 am

    Kiwanis 37th Annual Easter Egg Hunt.  Bring your baskets and find treats and colored eggs specially prepared by Culinary Boot Camp at Analy High School.  Children of all ages are invited.  Don't forget your camera for photos with the Easter Bunny. Location: 154 Jewell Avenue, Sebastopol. For more info, visit their website.
  • Easter Eggstravaganza
    Trinity Lutheran Church, San Rafael
    Saturday, 10:30 am

    You are invited to a free community event at Trinity Lutheran Church that is fun for the entire family (but especially children and youth)! This Easter event offers games, candy and prizes, cookie decorating, crafts, and a special Easter Celebration presentation. Location: 333 Woodland Avenue, San Rafael. For more info, visit their website.
  • Children's Spring Egg Hunt and Camp Fair
    Memorial Park, San Anselmo

    Saturday, 10:30 am
    Get in the spring spirit by participating in the annual San Anselmo Children's Egg Hunt! We'll split the kids into three age groups for this hunt, and we set the kids off at the sound of the fire truck's siren! Parent assistance is allowed in the 0–2 age group, otherwise please let your kids hunt! For children 7 and under. Egg hunt starts at 11 am sharp. For more info, call the San Anselmo Parks and Recreation Department at (415) 258-4640 or visit their website.
  • Spring Faire and Candy Hunt
    Strawberry Recreation District
    Saturday, 10:30 am–noon
    Come hop into spring with SRD’s annual Spring Faire. Get your photo taken with the bunny, play carnival games, make a basket, bounce in the jump house and gear up for the candy hunt. $8 per child; free for adults. Location: 118 East Strawberry Drive. For information, call (415) 383-6494 or visit their website.
  • Easter Eggstravaganza
    Adobe Christian Church, Petaluma
    Saturday, 11 am–12:30 pm
    Every year the Adobe Chrisitian Center in Petaluma puts on an Easter Eggstravaganza with a massive egg hunt and tons of other fun activities for the kids. Enjoy games, police and fire vehicles, and giant slide, as well as delicious food available for purchase. Location: 2875 Adobe Road. $5 for the entire family. For more information, call (707) 763-2012 or visit www.adobecc.org.
  • Hop to It! Spring Festival
    Angel Island State Park

    Saturday, 11:30 am
    Hunt for eggs on Angel Island. Find the golden egg for a special gift! Ages groups for 4 and under, 5–8, 9–12, and 13 and older. There will also be a Rombauer wine tasting from noon–2 pm, live music at the Angel Island Cafe from noon–3 pm, and a special spring brunch menu.
  • Easter Festival
    Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco
    Saturday, 12–4 pm

    Bring the kiddos to meet the Easter Bunny, face painting, crafts and lots of chocolate. Location: 900 N Point Street, San Francisco. For more info, visit their website.
  • Skating with the Easter Beagle
    Snoopy's Home Ice, Santa Rosa

    Saturday, 12:30–3:30 pm
    Celebrate Spring with Snoopy The Easter Beagle! Skaking, prizes, Easter eggs, and spring pictures with the Easter Beagle. Cost: $5 skating, includes free skate rental. Location: 1667 West Steele Lana, Santa Rosa. For more info, visit their website.

Sunday, April 16

  • Easter Brunch & Egg Hunts
    Ricky's Restaurant, Novato
    Sunday, 10 am–2 pm
    Bring the family for Easter Brunch and enjoy the festivities. Easter Bunny Arrives at 11am and will hold Four Eggs Hunts at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm & 2:30 pm. Face painting and craft stations for kids too. Reservations Recommended 415-883-9477. Location: 250 Entrada Drive, Novato. For more info, visit their website.
  • Hunt for the Hare and Brunch
    Safari West, Santa Rosa
    Sunday, 10 am & 1:30 pm

    Looking for hare-raising adventure this Easter? Join the animals of Safari West (and their human companions) for the Hunt for the Hare! There are two times: 10 am brunch followed by an egg hunt and Hunt for the Hare tour at 11:15 am; or brunch and egg hunt at 1:30 pm and Hunt for the Hare at 2:45 pm. Tour and brunch cost $75 for adults and $40 for children 4–12; brunch only $42 adults and $18 children. Prices are all inclusive. For more info, call (707) 579-2551 or visit their website.
  • The 26th Annual Union Street Easter Parade & Spring Celebration
    San Francisco
    Sunday, 10 am–5 pm

    This fun event is now in its 26th season and draws families from around the Bay Area. You can enjoy al fresco dining while you watch the parade go by starting at 2 pm. All manner of children's activities are offered including games, pony rides, face painting, inflateables, and a climbing wall, as well as live entertainment. You can enter the Easter bonnet contest too, where creativity is encouraged! Location: Union Street and Gough to Steiner. For more info, visit their website
  • Easter Egg Hunt
    Tam United Methodist Church, Mill Valley
    Sunday, 10:30 am

    Immediately following the 10:30 am service, children will gather for an egg hunt. Bring your baskets. Loction: 410 Sycamore Avenue, Mill Valley. For more info, call  (415) 388-4455 or visit their website.
  • Easter Brunch Buffet & Free Community Easter Egg Hunt
    Peacock Gap Golf Club, San Rafael
    Sunday, 11 am–1 pm
    The Clubhouse at Peacock Gap is pleased to continue the tradition of Easter Brunch for your family and friends. Relax and let our talented Chef and attentive staff take care of everything while your children enjoy a visit from the Easter Bunny (11 am to 1 pm) and a free Easter Egg Hunt (11 am) on the lawn. The egg hunt starts promptly at 11 am. Easter brunch takes place at the club's Range Cafe from 10 am to 2 pm. Location: 333 Biscayne Drive, San Rafael. For more info, call (415) 454-6450 or visit their website
  • Easter Kids Eggstravaganza
    Cavallo Point, Sausalito
    Sunday, 11 am–4 pm

    Bring the kids to our Easter Kids Eggstravaganza—over five hours of fun for children 12 and under. Enjoy egg hunts (11 am & 2 pm) throughout the day, a magic show and balloon animals with Mr. Shap, cookie decorating and coloring. Plus a special appearance by the Easter Bunny! Admission $20; complimentary for lodge and restaurant guests. Easter baskets, lights snacks and beverages for kids provided throughout the event. Location: 601 Murray Circle, Fort Baker, Sausalito. For more info, visit their wesbite