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Easter Egg Hunts

Underwater Egg Hunt

LOCATION:  Creek Bend Nature Center, 37W700 Dean St, St. Charles

​DATE: March 16, 2024, 9am - 12pm

DETAILS:  Spring-time is egg-time within our local forest preserves, and it's not just the bunnies doing the egg laying. Discover the many animals that hatch from eggs of all sizes and shapes during this family friendly hike. Afterwards, join our Naturalist on an interactive egg hunt. Please register and pick the appropriate age group.

FEE: $10 per person

St. Charles

Flashlight Egg Hunt 

LOCATION:  Wormely Heritage Park, 331 Century Drive, Oswego

 

​DATE: March 28, 2024, 7:30 - 8:15pm

DETAILS:  Bring your flashlights and join us for this nighttime hunt for eggs. You’ll also have the chance to win a great prize like a drones, Bluetooth speakers, cameras, and more! Each participant will go home with a candy bag. Please bring a flashlight and prize bag. The hunt will be held rain or moonshine, so be sure to dress for the weather.
Age: 6 - 14

FEE: $10 Resident, $12 Non-Resident 

Oswego

Flashlight Egg Hunt & Hike

LOCATION:  Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, St. Charles

​DATE: March 29, 2024

DETAILS:  Let’s take a hike through our natural area! Bring your flashlight in search of treat-filled eggs along the trail. Learn about different animals that lay eggs! All ages welcome.

FEE: $12/person

St. Charles

Bunny Hop & Hunt 

LOCATION:  Boulder Point, 0 Boulder Hill Pass, Montgomery

​DATE: March 27, 2024, 10:30 - 11:30am

DETAILS:  Come ready to jump and enjoy an energetic egg hunt in the gym. Hunters will search for eggs first then can stay to hop around! Registration closes April 1.

FEE: $20 Resident & $35 Non-Resident 

Oswego

Tween Flashlight Egg Hunt 

LOCATION:  Prairie Path Park, Batavia 

​DATE:  March 22, 2024, 6 - 7pm

DETAILS:  Join us for our Tween Flashlight Egg Hunt. Tweens will receive a glow stick, and if you find the Golden egg you will recieve a special prizes.  Please remember to bring your own flashlight and bag to collect eggs. Please pre-register for this event as space is limited. 

FEE:  $15 

Batavia

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Easter Egg Hunt

LOCATION:  West Main Communitiy Park, behind Rotolo Middle School, Batavia 

​DATE:  March 23, 2024, 10am, Ages 2-8

DETAILS:  All little bunnies are invited to hop over for the annual Easter Egg Hunt! Be sure to see the Easter Bunny and bring a basket to hod all the goodies you find. The hunt will begin at 10am. This event will take place outside at Prairie Path Park Lower Field behind Rotolo Middle School.

FEE:  FREE

Batavia

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Egg Dash

LOCATION:  West Main Community Park, behind Rotolo Middle School, Batavia 

​DATE:  March 27, 2024, 9 am - 5pm

DETAILS:  Enjoy an Easter from the comfort of your home! One of our friendly characters will hide eggs, filled with small treats and candy in your front yard.  You might catch him/her in action or be surprised when you get home. Either way, you don't want to miss out on this fun treat! Please register only one family member per household.  The Easter treats will be delivered on Wed. March 27 between 9 am and 5pm.  

This is for Batavia Residents ONLY 

FEE:  $35, All Ages

Batavia

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Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt

LOCATION:  Jim Hansen Park, South Elgin

​DATE:  March 28th from 7 - 8:30pm

DETAILS:  Come and find where the bunny laid his ever-glowing eggs in Jim Hansen’s Baseball fields. Did you know certain bunny’s eggs glow in the dark? Come out and enjoy an eggstremely fun night-time activity. The hunt will begin depending at darkness. Check in will start at 7pm. Registration is required for check in at the age group field.

*You must register!

FEE: FREE

South Elgin

Egg-Mazing Race & Egg Hunt

LOCATION:  Wheeler Park, Geneva

DATE: March 22, 2024, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

DETAILS:

Get your friends together and create teams of 4. Teams will complete various physical and mental challenges in order to solve clues and find the bunny hiding somewhere in the park. Be one of the first teams to finish, and you will win fabulous prizes — including gift certificates to local businesses!

After the Egg-Mazing Race, participants will be able to take part in a night-time egg hunt! Eggs filled with prizes and candy will be scattered around the park. Collect as many eggs as you can before they are all gone!

Please note: teams may need to have a device (smartphone) with the QR reader downloaded to it to participate.

This event is held rain or shine, so please dress appropriately for the weather!

 

FEE: $5/residents, $8/non-residents

Geneva

Easter Egg Hunt @Bumblebee Cafe

LOCATION:  Bumblebee Cafe, 1015 N. Randall Road, Elgin 

DATE:  March 30, 9am- ages up to 4 & 9:30am ages 5-8

DETAILS: 

Join us for some Easter egg hunting fun on March 30! We’ll be opening our doors early to host an Easter egg hunt. The Easter bunny will also be visiting so make sure to get a photo together! Details below:

Schedule of events:
9am-9:30am: Easter egg hunt for children up to 4 years old

9:30am-10am: Easter egg hunt for children 5 and older

10am-11am: Photos with the Easter Bunny

FEE: $21 per child. Includes Easter egg hunt, meet the Easter Bunny and all day play

What to bring: A basket for the Easter eggs, socks (we don’t allow shoes in the play rooms)

How to Purchase Tickets: Purchase your tickets online by clicking on the link below!

Elgin

Flashlight Egg Hunt

LOCATION: Bower Elementary School, 4S241 River Road, Warrenville

DATE:  March 22, 7:30pm - 8:20pm 

Egg Hunt Times:

Special Needs 7:30P

Ages 0-3          7:40P

Ages 4-6          7:50P

Ages 7-9          8:00P

Ages 10-12      8:10P

Ages 13+        8:20P

DETAILS: 

Grab your flashlight and come join us for an EGGciting time hunting for candy-filled eggs! The bunny has dropped off “special” eggs to turn in for prizes. Only those hunting eggs need to register.


*Egg Hunts begin promptly at each listed time.

FEE: $6 Res/$9 Non-Res

Warrenville

Elburn Lion's Club Egg Hunt

LOCATION:  Elburn Lions Park, 500 Filmore St, Elburn

DATE: April 23, 9am registration, and hunt starts at 10am

DETAILS: 

Bring your basket and join the Easter Bunny for Pictures, Hugs, and Fun!

Saturday, March 23, 2024 at Elburn Lions Park. Registration 9:00am and the first hunt starts at 10:00am. We’ll also have free children’s vision screenings. Free continental breakfast is also available.

FEE: FREE!

Elburn

Bunny Trolley Hop

LOCATION: Illinois Railway Museum, 7000 Olson Road, Union 

DATE: March 23, March 24  & March 30, Open 9:15am - 5pm

DETAILS: 

As always, young visitors will be able to meet and be photographed with the Easter Bunny in his carrot coach and there will be lots of other attractions to enjoy. This year, Bunny and the other attractions will all be located on the museum campus, with a frequent service of streetcars providing rides between the carrot coach and the following attractions:

  • See live animals at the small animal zoo.

  • Join the Easter egg hunt. Hopefully, the weather this year will allow the hunt to be outside, but we will move into one of our historic display buildings in case of inclement weather.

  • Whilst riding the streetcar, help the Bunny to find his missing treasure.

  • Enjoy the bouncy castle as well as our regular playground activities.

  • Coloring activities will be available in our diner annex.

  • A food truck will be onsite to provide refreshments.

  • Don’t miss our large model railroad displays (under the Hobby Shop sign).

For those who would like a longer ride, electric main line trains will operate from the depot. The display barns, housing IRM’s large collection of historical railroad equipment will also be open to enjoy at your leisure.  Everyone, including museum members, will need a ticket for admission to the event.

To minimize wait time and congestion in the carrot coach, a limited number of tickets will be available for each 30-minute time slot between 10:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The time on your ticket is the time when you should visit the Bunny in his carrot coach at the depot. You should plan to arrive at least 30 minutes before this to allow time to get to the depot.

The time on your ticket does not restrict when you may enter the museum. Subject to the site opening times, you are welcome to visit the other attractions before or after your visit with the Bunny.

FEE: $18 per person

Union

Egg Hunt @Pottawatomie Park 

LOCATION:   Pottawatomie Park, St. CharlesAurora 

DATE:  March 23, 2024, 10am (Ages 9 & under)

DETAILS:  Arrive to the park 15 minutes early for instructions and make your way to the designated area for the egg hunt age group location.  Participants are asked to bring their own baskets to collect the eggs.  Parents, please keep your child behind all lines and wait for the signal to avoid false starts.  and to be fair to everyone.  Registration is NOT required.  Limit 10 eggs per kid. Event happens rain or shine. 

FEE:  FREE!

St. Charles

Yorkville Egg Hunt

LOCATION:  Town Square, Yorkville 

DATES: March 23, 9am & 10:30am 

DETAILS:  The hunt is on for an EGG-cellent adventure at Town Square Park (301 N Bridge St, Yorkville) on Saturday, March 23! Families will have a hoppin’ good time as they hunt for eggs (maximum of 10 eggs/child) and visit with the Easter Bunny! Plus, each child attending will receive an activity bag with crafts, activities and candy to continue the fun at home! The event costs $10/child with adults (18+) attending for free.

Two sessions will be available starting at 9:00am and 10:30am. Please make sure you bring a container for eggs and dress appropriately for the weather as this is an outdoor event.

FEE: $10

Yorkville 

Milo's Marvelous Egg Hunt

LOCATION:  Backberry Farm, 100 S. Barnes Road, Aurora

DATE: March 30, 10-11:30am

DETAILS:

Hop on over for a traditional egg hunt at Blackberry Farm. Plastic eggs will be filled with candy and prizes for 3 different age groups. The egg hunt for 2 yrs & under will start at 10:10 a.m., 3-5 yrs will be at 10:35 a.m., and the 6 and up will be at 10:55 a.m. The Easter Bunny will be on-hand for pictures. Adults must accompany children; only children need to be registered. Don't forget your basket and camera! This is an outdoor event so remember to dress for the weather. All ticket sales are final.

**Please note: Blackberry Farm is not open until May 1st and rides will not be available during this event. The event is approximately one hour of spring activities and an egg hunt. Parents do not need a ticket.

FEE: $10 per person

Aurora

Flashlight Egg Hunt

LOCATION:  Coyote Crossing Mini Golf, Carol Stream 

DATE: March 24, 7:30-7:55, 7:55-8:20, 8:20-8:45, & 8:45-9:10pm

DETAILS:   Hunt for eggs under the moonlight at Coyote Crossing. Lots of candy and prizes to find! Bring a flashlight, basket to collect your eggs and a camera to snap a photo with the Bunny and Cody Coyote. Hunters should check in 15 minutes prior to scheduled hunt time. Hunt will begin promptly at 8:45pm.

 

Register by March 17 and save. Registration will close when the time slot is filled. Registration closes March 27. Fee is per child.

FEE: $8 - $16

Carol Stream

Flashlight Egg Hunt at Warenville Park District 

LOCATION:  Bower Elementary School, 4S421 River Road, Warrenville

DATE: March 22nd, various times based on ages 

7:30pm- Special Needs

7:40pm - 0-3 years

7:50pm- 4-6 years

8:00pm- 7-9 years

8:10pm- 10-12 years

8:30pm- 13+ years 

DETAILS: Grab your flashlight and come join us for an EGGciting time hunting for candy-filled eggs! The bunny has dropped off "special" eggs to turn in for prizes. *Egg Hunt begins promptly at each listed time. Only those hunting eggs need to register. 

FEE: $6 Resident/$9 Non-Resident 

Warrenville

Egg Hunt

LOCATION:  Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road, Dekalb

DATES: March 23, 11am (Ages 2-10)

DETAILS:  The egg hunt begins at 11am Sharp. Free for kids ages 2-10.

FEE: FREE!

Dekalb

Teen Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt

LOCATION: Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road, Dekalb 

DATE: April 3, 8pm (Ages 11-18)

DETAILS:  The great hunt is on! Get your friends and join the quest to find hundreds of glow-in-the-dark eggs filled with candy and prizes. Participants will compete as a team of 4, but can register individually. Pre-registration is required by April 2.

FEE: $5 Resident / $6 Non-Resident per individual & $18 Resident / $23 Non-resident (team of 4)

Dekalb

Aqua Egg Hunt

LOCATION:  Splash Central Indoor Pool, 700 S Bartlett Rd, Bartlett

DATE: March 29, 10-10:30am

DETAILS:  Enjoy the novelty of collecting our prize filled plastic eggs in the activity pool and stay after the event to meet Navigator, our Splash Central mascot, and swim. Children will be set into groups at different areas of the pool. Age groups will collect eggs sequentially. All participant's ages will be checked right before the group hunts. Participants must stay with their age group. Advance registration is required.

FEE: $14 R / $16 NR

Bartlett

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