Easter Egg Hunts in San Diego

Easter is fast approaching, and we all know what that means – chocolate, the Easter bunny, and egg hunting! What better way to celebrate this family-oriented holiday than to head out and hunt eggs together? It can get a little stale staying at home in the backyard every year, so we’ve compiled a list of a few different (and some wacky) egg hunts that will be happening. From glow-in-the-dark to underwater pursuits, we’ve got all the options for the best Easter Egg Hunts in San Diego this year!

1. Glow-in-the-Dark Egg Hunt

glow-in-the-dark-easterWhere: First United Methodist Church of San Diego. 2111 Camino del Rio South (west of Texas Street), Mission Valley.

When: April 11th, 7 – 8:30pm.

What: Head over to the First United Methodist Church for an evening of glow-in-the-dark games, desserts, and a one-of-a-kind egg hunt for kids of all ages! This one is sure to be fun for the whole family, and kids will get a kick out all the neon colors. Be sure to bring your own basket. The event is free!

2. Brunch & Egg Hunt at Estancia

Where: Estancia La Jolla. 9700 North Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla

When: April 20th

What: Hop on over for Breakfast at Estancia from 7:00am – 11:30am or Brunch from 11:30am – 2:00pm and enjoy a variety of baked goods, egg dishes, salads, soups, seafood, and more! Be sure to make time for the Easter Egg Hunt on the Olive Lawn at two times:11:00am and 1:00pm.

3. Parade of Wheels & Egg Hunt


Where: South Clairemont Recreation Center. 3605 Clairemont Drive, San Diego

When: April 12th, 9am-12pm. Bike Decorating: 9 – 10:15am; Parade of Wheels: 10:25 – 10:45am.

What: Bike decorating, a giant jumper, arts and crafts, popcorn, and punch! Enjoy family time with a massive Easter Egg hunt (hunts separated by age group), decorate your bike, and then show it off to everyone during the colorful Parade of Wheels. For more info visit sandiego.gov.

f2420b89ef9931ffa3387797c99ea8f34. Spring Egg Hunt at the LJ Rec Center

Where: La Jolla Recreation Center. 615 Prospect Drive, La Jolla 92037

When: April 19th, 10am-12pm.

What: Join the Rec Center for a FREE Egg Hunt and face painting, arts and crafts, egg decorating, and meeting Peter Rabbit. Ages 2-12 years. For more information visit sandiego.gov.

5. Spring EGGStravaganza at Birch Aquarium

Eggstravaganza at Birch Aquarium

Where: Scripps’ Birch Aquarium. 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla.

When: April 18-20, 11am – 3pm.

What: Celebrate the arrival of spring and the changes it brings by joining Birch Aquarium for Eggstravaganza! Explore animal eggs, discover changes in the sea by making your own plankton, create a shark egg craft, and participate in an underwater egg hunt; no baskets needed. Eggstravaganza is included with admission into the aquarium. For more information visit aquarium.ucsd.edu.

6. Easter Surprises at Belmont Park

Belmont Park Easter Egg Hunt

Where: Directly in front of WaveHouse at Belmont Park – 3125 Ocean Front Walk San Diego, CA 92109

When: April 20th, 9am – 4pm

What: Hunt for 10,000 fun-filled eggs on the beach and throughout the park; 25 special Golden Eggs will be among them! There will be 4 organized egg hunts separated by age group starting at 9am and every hour after that; $5 per child. Be sure to sign up online to ensure your spot. At 12 noon, there will be an Amusement Park Egg Hunt that is FREE for everyone with no registration necessary! Then enjoy a delicious Easter brunch with your family at WaveHouse Beach Club from 9am – 1pm. For more info and to reserve your spots for this awesome event, go to belmontpark.com. 


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[Images courtesty of belmontpark.com, lajollapatch.com, aquarium.ucsd.edu, and sdnews.com]

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Emily Ruchlewicz

Emily Ruchlewicz

News & Feature Writer at http://www.lajollabluebook.com/
Emily Ruchlewicz is a News and Feature writer at Blue Book Publishers and has written more than 100 La Jolla-related articles. Follow her blogs to stay informed about new businesses, read exclusive interviews with local business owners, and keep up with community events. (emily@lajollabluebook.com)

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