Best Easter Day Events In OC

March 22, 2016 5:00 AM

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(credit: City of Encinitas)


It’s that time of the year where the season changes from winter to spring and holidays like Easter boast lots of creative and fun activities for the entire family to enjoy. From Easter egg hunts to story time, there are tons of events in the Orange County that you can take the family to enjoy the holiday.
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Easter at Downtown Anaheim
205 Center Street Promenade
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 956-3586
downtownanaheim.com
Date: March 24, 2016

Enjoy free photos with the Easter bunny this year in downtown Anaheim and also free bunny balloon craft activities along with trackless train rides for a small fee. There will be live music from the likes of Jim Becker, Corey Angeli, Christine Barger and Juggling Jimmy. This event is free and open to the public and suitable for children from the ages of two to 12.

(Credit: Irvine Park Railroad)

(Credit: Irvine Park Railroad)


Easter Eggstravaganza
Irvine Regional Park
1 Irvine Park Rd
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 997-3968
irvineparkrailroad.com
Date: March 5-26, 2015

Bring the kids this year for a month long event at The Irvine Park Railroad for Easter! Open at 10am on most days, there are some exceptions, so make sure to check the website for times. The Easter Eggstravaganza event will feature tons of fun for kids, including the Easter Bunny, a train ride through the beautiful Irvine Regional Park, and much more. Kids aged 2 through 2 can take part in an Easter egg hunt as well! Other activities to enjoy during the Easter Eggstravaganza will include everything from hay rides, a moon bounce, carnival games, Easter cookie decorating, face painting, and much more.

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Flashlight Egg Hunt
Hurless Barton Park
25555 Alicia Parkway
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 707-2680
www.funorangecountyparks.com
Date: March 26, 2016

No Easter is complete without an Easter egg hunt in the dark, right? This year, come on down and celebrate Easter and hunt for eggs with your flashlight. Bring your flashlight, a basket to get and collect eggs, and your best running shoes so you can get candy and prizes. Make sure to check into the Thomas Lasorda Jr. Field House at 7:45pm though. The egg hunt begins exactly at 8pm at the Hurless Barton Park.

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Celebrate Easter Egg Hunt
Pretend City
29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 428-3900
pretendcity.org
Date: March 26, 2016

The morning activities for this Easter Celebration includes an egg hunt that begins at 10 a.m. and will be followed by games and science for the senses until 5pm. Children are invited to decorate their very own eggs and this year, the venue will host an exciting and engaging Easter egg hunt. It will be hosted on a first come, first served basis. Take advantage of a meet n’ greet where you’ll get to capture the magic of the holiday by taking a photo with the Easter Bunny! He will be hopping around throughout the day to meet your little ones. Make sure to say hello to receive a special Easter treat! Or, help solve riddles and find the paper Easter eggs hidden throughout the city.

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Easter Egg Hunt
Santa Ana Zoo
1801 E. Chestnut Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 647-6575
santaanazoo.org
Date: March 26, 2016 from 8:30am to 11:30am

Join your kids for a free event that will feature tons of fun activities for adults and children alike! There will be an egg hunt for kids 9 years and under at 9am, while other activities include your chance to take photos with the Easter bunny, live entertainment, a petting zoo, bounce houses, a magician, a wild animal show, a pancake breakfast and much more!

Elle Toussi is a freelance writer covering all things Orange County. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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