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HERE COMES THE EASTER BUNNY!

By published February 24, 2023


Spring is right around the corner - and that means the Easter Bunny will soon be visiting the Chicago Southland to make an appearance at breakfast, hide eggs and pose for photos. If you’re looking for some Easter fun to add to the calendar, here are some spots where you’ll be able to spot the bunny and have some springtime fun.

MARCH 31
FLASHLIGHT EGG HUNT

Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center
20000 South Western Avenue
Olympia Fields
708-481-2330

This isn’t your typical egg hunt. This one requires a flashlight. Grab your basket and head into the woods for a nighttime hunt. Open to children ages 3 to 10. Hunt starts promptly at 7:30 p.m.

 

APRIL 1
HOP TIL YOU DROP

Lions Community Center
1 Manor Drive
New Lenox
815-485-3584

Don’t miss this carnival-style event for up to 50 participants every 45 minutes. Each child attending this free event will receive a bag of eggs that can be traded in to play games and prizes will be awarded at game stations. Each child will leave with a bag of goodies. Adults must stay. Don’t forget to have your camera for a picture with the Easter Bunny. Pre-registration required by March 24.

 

APRIL 1
BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY

American Legion 
18255 Grant Street
Lansing
708-474-4170

Bring the family out for a community breakfast of hot pancakes made by members of the Lansing Copper Muggers. Proceeds go toward the Lansing Chamber of Commerce’s Family Giving Program to help local families in need. Just $6 per person for your meal and a visit with the Easter Bunny.

 

APRIL 1
LUCKY EGG HUNT

Centennial Park Ballfields
14600 South Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park
708-403-5000

Be there at 10 a.m. sharp and bring your own basket. The fields will be full of bright plastic eggs for scooping up and there will be special prizes inside.

 

APRIL 1
EASTER EGG HUNT

Chicago Gaelic Park
6119 West 147th Street
Oak Forest
708-687-9323

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Chicago Gaelic Park! Join the Easter bunny for an afternoon of family fun! There will be games, movies, coloring, and an Easter egg hunt to enjoy! Food and drink available for purchase. BYOB - Bring your own basket! $5/child. (Max. $20 per family) Children and grandchildren of Gaelic Park members free.

 

APRIL 1
SCHOOP’S PANCAKE BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY

Schoop’s of Monee
5701 West Monee Manhattan Road., #101
Monee
708-534-8302

Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy a morning meal with the Easter Bunny! Tickets can be purchased at Schoop’s - $8 per adult and $6 for kids - that includes pancakes, sausage, beverage and a visit and picture with the Bunny.

 

APRIL 1
EASTER EGG HUNT

Kennelly Park
11500 South Beloit Avenue
Worth
708-448-7080

Children will be divided into groups based on age for this outdoor egg hunt at Kennelly Park. It’s a free event, but you must pre-register. There’s also a pre-hunt Breakfast with the Bunny at Terrace Center. Pre-registration is required for breakfast, as well.

 

APRIL 2
PHOTOS WITH THE BUNNY

Oak Park Avenue Metra Station
6700 South Street
Tinley Park
708-444-5678

Stop inside the Metra Station on Oak Park Avenue where the Easter Bunny will be waiting to meet some new friends. He’ll be posing for photos with visitors, so be sure to bring your camera.

 

APRIL 7-8
EASTER EGG ROUNDUP

Children’s Farm at the Center
12700 Southwest Highway
Palos Park
708-361-3650

Children ages 9 and under (with a maximum of 2 adults) are invited for a special day of Easter magic at the Children’s Farm. See the resident animals and spring babies, collect and color an egg from the coop, make an Easter craft, visit the Easter Bunny’s Magic Forest, hunt for a colored egg and meet the Bunny himself. Advanced tickets are required.

APRIL 8
EASTER EGG DASH

Matteson Community Center
20642 Matteson Avenue
Matteson
708-441-4500

Come out and join the Easter Bunny to search for eggs on the grounds of the Matteson Community Center. Kids can make their way around to find eggs with candy and prizes inside.

 

APRIL 8
VILLAGE OF MONEE EGG HUNT

Fireman’s Park
5218 West Court Street
Monee
708-534-8302

This is one egg hunt you won’t want to miss. A whopping 5,000 eggs are hidden for the search and the Monee Alliance of Churches donates baskets for the event.

 

APRIL 14
ADULT FLASHLIGHT EGG HUNT

Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center
20000 South Western Avenue
Olympia Fields
708-481-2330

This egg hunt is just for the grow-ups! Get some friends together for an evening of fun, games and adventure. You’ll find eggs filled with prizes hidden along the trails to be found, but you’ll need flashlight to find them. Everyone will go home with something - from local dining gift cards to chocolate to wine and other fun prizes. This event is for ages 21+ only.

 

For more Easter events, check out our Events Page.

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