Easter Egg Hunts in Reno and Sparks
Easter Sunday in 2017 comes on April 16, but almost all Easter egg hunts in the Reno area are on Saturday, April 15. 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.
Easter Egg Hunts on Saturday and Sunday, April 15 and 16, 2017
Community Easter Egg Dash at Idlewild Park - Saturday, April 15, 2017. 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 30,000 candy-filled eggs. The Dash happens at 12:30 p.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, April 15, 2017. 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, starting at 9 a.m. Sponsored by Hope Community of Reno. For more information, call (775) 284-4673.
The Great Egg Race - Saturday, April 15, 2017, 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. This free event will have 50,000 eggs stuffed with candy and prizes, bounce houses, face-painting, pony rides, climbing wall, snacks and pictures with the Easter Bunny. The Great Egg Race will be at Damonte Ranch High School, 10500 Rio Wrangler Parkway in south Reno. For more information, contact sponsor LifeChurch at (775) 852-3833.
Community Egg Hunt at UNR - Saturday, April 15, 2017, 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Lambda Phi Xi Multicultural Sorority will be hosting a Community Easter Egg Hunt outside of the Joe Crowley Student Union at the University of Nevada, Reno. Along with the hunt, there will be food, desserts and a raffle for prizes. All ages are welcome, so be sure to stop by and spend your weekend with us. Be sure to bring a basket.
Sparks Nazarene Church Community Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday, April 15, 2017. This free Easter egg hunt will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Oppio Park (by Sparks Middle School), 2355 18th Street 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.
Easter Egg Hunt at Washoe Lake State Park - Saturday, April 15, 2017. Come and enjoy the free festivities and see the Easter Bunny at Washoe Lake State Park. 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 the freeway exit at the south end of Washoe Valley. Meet at the Group Use Area Pavilion. Park entrance is free for this event. Call (775) 687-4319 for more information.
Easter Bunny Photos at the Reno Town Mall - Saturdays, April 8 and 15, 2017. Bring the kids to the Reno Town Mall on either date 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.
Grace Church Easter Egg Dash - Sunday, April 16, 2017. There will be over 10,000 eggs for hunting at this free event in Canyon Creek Park at 1485 Robb Drive in northwest Reno. The Easter egg hunt is for kids 1 to 12 and will be from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Easter Story Time and Egg Hunt at the Washoe County Library - Come to these branches of the Washoe County Library for Easter stories, crafts, an egg hunt and a picture with the Easter bunny. Parents, bring your cameras for a family picture with the Easter bunny.
Annual Cotton Tails Easter Celebration at Mormon Station State Historic Park - Saturday, April 15, 2017, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy a pancake brunch, followed by an Easter egg hunt, lawn games, face-painting, a photo booth and more. The Easter Bunny himself will be returning to this year's event. There will be a local arts and crafts farmer's market, featuring a variety of unique, handmade items. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. Tickets are $15.00 for the adult brunch, $12.00 for child brunch, and $10.00 for the Easter egg hunt. Mormon Station in Genoa is located 20 minutes south of Carson City via Hwy 395, about one hour south of Reno, and approximately 20 minutes from South Lake Tahoe via Hwy 207. (775) 901-0567.
Easter Egg Hunt at Washoe Lake State Park - Saturday, April 15, 2017, 12 noon to 2 p.m. The South Valley Volunteer Fire Department is hosting this Easter Egg Hunt at Washoe Lake State Park. The Easter Bunny will hop into the park at noon, and the egg hunt starts at 12:30 p.m. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Park entrance is free for this event. Take Exit 44 from I-580 and drive north approximately four miles on Eastlake Blvd. to the park entrance on the left. The event will be held at the group use pavilion (2nd parking lot on the right). (775) 687-4319.
Easter Egg Hunts around North Lake Tahoe
Spring Eggstravaganza & Egg Hunt in Tahoe City - Saturday, April 15, 2017. This free event features the popular Golden Egg Hunt as well as family-friendly games, activities, pictures with the Easter Bunny and more. For kids of all ages. Activities start at 10 a.m. at Commons Beach in Tahoe City. The information phone number is (530) 583-3440.
Easter Egg Hunts at Squaw Valley / Alpine Meadows - Sunday, April 16, 2016. 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. (800) 403-0206.
Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch at West Shore at Homewood - Sunday, April 16, 2017. West Shore Cafe will host an Easter egg hunt for children. There will be two hunts - 11 a.m and 1 p.m. Brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. West Shore is at 5160 West Lake Blvd., Homewood, CA.(530) 525-5200.
Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch at Gar Woods - Sunday, April 16, 2017. 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.
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