Easter Egg Hunts in Reno and Sparks
Easter Sunday in 2018 comes on April 1, but almost all Easter egg hunts in the Reno area are on Saturday, March 31. Any exceptions will have the date listed. The hunts are free unless otherwise noted. Listed here are the Easter egg hunts we know about. If you know of others, please let us know with our Contact Us email form.
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Easter Egg Hunts on Saturday and Sunday, March 31 and April 1, 2018
Community Easter Egg Dash at Idlewild Park - Saturday, March 31, 2018. Come join the fun at the free Community Easter Egg Dash in Idlewild Park for kids preschool thru 6th grade. There will be games, prizes, bounce houses, candy and the dash for over 350,000 candy-filled eggs. The Dash happens at 11:30 a.m. Hosted by The Bridge Church and the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows. There will be a non-perishable food drive during the Easter Egg Dash. Food collected will be distributed by The Bridge Food Pantry, benefiting needy families in our community. (775) 323-7141.
Easter Egg Dash - Saturday, March 31, 2018. Bring the kids for lots of Easter eggs to dash after. The free event will be at Comstock Park, 1650 Carat Drive (at Double Diamond Parkway) in south Reno. Pancakes at 9 a.m., egg dash at 10 a.m. Separate areas for different age groups, up to 5th grade. Sponsored by Hope Community of Reno. For more information, call (775) 284-4673.
Sparks Nazarene Church Community Easter Egg Hunt - Sunday, April 1, 2018. This free Easter egg hunt will be from 12 noon to 1 p.m. the church, 2200 El Rancho Dr. in Sparks. There will be lots of eggs to hunt, games, inflatables, refreshments, and prizes. For more information, call the Sparks Nazarene Church at (775) 358-4066.
North Valleys Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday, March 31, 2018, 1 p.m. Sierra View Baptist Church will be hosting a neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt at Dorthy McAlinden Park, in the North Valleys. There will be 5,000 easter eggs, cotton candy and a raffle to win a $50 gift card to Smith's. This is for ages birth - 6th grade. Don't forget to bring your own Easter basket to fill.
The Great Egg Race - Saturday, March 31, 2018, 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Come to the annual Great Egg Race at Damonte Ranch High School. Enjoy free inflatables and bounce houses, refreshments, face painting, crafts, pictures with the Easter bunny, door prizes, and egg hunts for all ages. Egg races begin at 9:30 am. Two and under will go first and subsequent age groups, through adult, will follow. Damonte Ranch High School is at 10500 Rio Wrangler Parkway in south Reno. For more information, contact sponsor LifeChurch at (775) 852-3833.
Grace Church Easter Egg Dash - Sunday, April 1, 2018. There will be 15,000 eggs for hunting at this free event in Canyon Creek Park at 1485 Robb Drive in northwest Reno. The Easter egg hunts are age-appropriate for kids 1 to 12 and will be from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Easter Egg Hunt at Washoe Lake State Park - Saturday, March 31, 2018. Come and enjoy the free festivities and see the Easter Bunny at Washoe Lake State Park. Park entrance free for this event. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Fun for the entire family hosted by the South Valley Volunteer Fire Department. From 12 noon to 2 p.m. The park is in Washoe Valley at 4855 East Lake Boulevard. If traveling from the Reno area, look for signs to the park at freeway Exit 44 at the south end of Washoe Valley. Meet at the group use pavilion. Park entrance is free for this event. Call (775) 687-4319 for more information.
Easter Bunny Photos at the Reno Town Mall - March 24, 25 and 31, 2018. Bring the kids to the Reno Town Mall for pictures with the Easter Bunny. Hop on in between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. to get your photos. There is no charge for meet and greet with the Easter Bunny, but there is a fee for the pictures. The Reno Town Mall is across from the Reno-Sparks Convention Center at 4001 S. Virginia Street in Reno.
Easter Egg Hunt at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral - Saturday, March 31, 2018, 10:30 a.m. This free egg hunt for kids will be at the church, 200 Island Avenue in Reno, next to Wingfield Park.
Children's Cabinet Spring Roundup 2018 - Saturday, March 31, 2018, 12 noon to 2:30 p.m. The Children's Cabinet is partnering with local Kiwanis clubs to celebrate Spring Roundup, a community family event and fundraiser. Tickets are $10 and include a family BBQ lunch, Easter parade with awards and prizes for best costumes, pictures with the Easter bunny, photo booth, and various games and activities for children. The event will be at Bartley Ranch Regional Park, 6000 Bartley Ranch Road in Reno. (775) 856-0356.
Easter Egg Hunt at Outlets at Legends in Sparks - Saturday, March 31, 2018, 10 a.m. Search the mall for 4,000 hidden eggs. Four golden eggs are good for $50 gift cards each, and there will be other prizes as well. Legends is at 1310 Scheels Dr. in Sparks.
Easter Egg Hunts near Carson City and Carson Valley
Egg-stra Special Express at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City - Saturday and Sunday, March 31 and April 1, 2018, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This 1st annual event will feature rides on the Edwards Motor Car (fare sold separately), Easter egg hunts separated by age, story time, crafts, coloring and an Easter egg search in the Museum. Regular admission applies, but it's a real bargain ($6 for adults, free for kids under 18). The Nevada State Railroad Museum is at 2180 S. Carson Street in Carson City.
Underwater Easter Egg Hunt at Carson City Aquatic Facility - Saturday, March 31, 2018, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Hundreds of eggs will be spread out in the water, some floating, some at the bottom of the pool. Egg hunts will be separated by age group in various pools at the Carson City Aquatic Facility. After the hunt, stay for an Easter-themed Dive-in Movie. For kids up to 12. Children 6 and under must be with a participating adult. The event is free but you must register - use links from the Facebook page for the three different age groups.
Easter Egg Hunts around North Lake Tahoe
Easter Egg Hunt at Diamond Peak - Sunday, April 1, 2018. The big egg hunt starts right when the lifts open at 9 a.m. Eggs are hidden all over the mountain, including golden eggs with special prizes in them. Participants must have a valid lift ticket for the day or a season pass. Diamond Peak ski is located at 1210 Ski Way in Incline Village. (775) 832-1177.
Spring Eggstravaganza in Tahoe City - Saturday, March 31, 2018. This free event features lots of eggs to hunt, pictures with the Easter Bunny and more. For kids of all ages. Activities start at 10 a.m. at the Tahoe City Golf Course. The information phone number is (530) 583-3440.
Easter Egg Hunts at Squaw Valley / Alpine Meadows - Sunday, April 1, 2018. Search in the spring snow for colorful eggs during Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows Easter egg hunts. Guests to Alpine Meadows can also do some searching with the help of technology during the Beacon and Eggs Avalanche Beacon Scavenger Hunt. Special Easter services will be held at Squaw Valley High Camp and Squaw Valley Chapel. (800) 403-0206.
Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch at Gar Woods - Sunday, April 1, 2018. Gar Woods in Carnelian Bay will be hosting a traditional Easter Egg Hunt for children beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Easter Sunday and divided into three age groups. The popular adult hunt event for adults ages 21 and over will start at 11:30 a.m. Brunch will be available from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 5000 North Lake Boulevard, Carnelian Bay, CA. (530) 546-3366.
Underwater Egg Hunt at Incline Village Recreation Center - Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The Incline Village Recreation Center Pool, 980 Incline Way, will be filled with weighted and floating eggs. The Easter Bunny will make an early appearance and there will be a bounce house and swim play on an inflatable slide. For children infant to 11 years old. For more information, call (775) 832-1310.
Spring Eggstravaganza Community Egg Hunt - Saturday, March 31, 2018. Children 11 and under are invited to hunt at this free annual event. Please arrive at 10:30 a.m. to take pictures with the Bunny and explore the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District Engine. The hunt begins at 11 a.m. sharp. It will be at the Incline Village Recreation Center Creekside Forest Location, 980 Incline Way. 877-468-4397.
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