Spring has sprung and that means the Easter Bunny is about to make an appearance! There are plenty of egg-citing Easter activities throughout Pierce County for the family to enjoy, even hunts for adults. Most are free, all you need to bring is your basket. With so many hunts over the next few weeks, we are sure you will get your fill of eggs, bunnies and prizes galore.

Bunny Social

The Commons at Federal Way is going all out for a Bunny Social your whole family will enjoy. Elie Rosenblatt will provide live music for a dance party and there will be a ton of activities, including face painting and balloons. Kids can color a flower pot and plant a succulent to take home. And of course, the Easter Bunny will be there to visit. Each kid under 12-years-old who visits him during the event will get a free mystery egg with either a toy or gift certificate inside.

Where: The Commons, 1928 S Commons, Federal Way
When: April 7 at 12:00 p.m.

Flashlight Egg Hunt

If your tween or teen is feeling put out about not being able to join in on the Easter fun, then this is the hunt for you! The Fife Park Flashlight Egg Hunt is for kids ages 11- to 16-years-old. They just need a basket, flashlight, and keen eye to find the eggs that are filled with treats and surprises. Hungry after all that hunting? On the Grind Espresso and Chick-Fil-A will be there with food and drinks to purchase. The lucky finder of the golden egg wins a grand prize. Cost is $5 and they request pre-registration.

Where: Dacca Park, 2820 54th Avenue E, Fife
When: April 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Easter egg hunt Chambers Bay
Photo courtesy: Pierce County Parks & Recreation

Spring Egg Hunt

Put on by Pierce County Parks & Recreation, this free egg hunt is divided up into three hunts for ages 1- to 11-years-old. Special golden eggs will be hidden for each hunt, children who find one can redeem it for a special prize. Lots of other family friendly activities will be available as well, including bounce houses, face painting and taking photos with the Easter Bunny.

Where: Chambers Creek Regional Park, 6320 Grandview Drive W, University Place
When: April 20, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Easter Eggstravaganza

If you are looking for the largest egg hunt in Pierce County, you’ve found it. Over 50,000 colorful plastic eggs will be hidden for kids under 12-years-old to find at the 33rd Annual Easter Eggstravaganza. Eggs will contain tickets to redeem for prizes. Plus, there will be tons of family fun including bounce houses, free face painting, pony rides (for $7), Where’s Waldo Scavenger Hunt and more. Special guests include the Easter Bunny, Pierce County fire fighters and Daffodil princesses to delight your kids. A fire engine will be there for all to check out. Eat your fill with food vendors including the famous Fisher Scones. Snap a pic at the selfie station for a chance to win a Starbucks card.

Where: Sound Life Church, 3425 176th Street E, Tacoma
When: April 20 at 9:00 a.m.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Sponsored by the Fife Lions and City of Fife, 12,000 eggs will be hidden around Fife Park full of candy for kids up to 10-years-old to find at the Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Children will be divided into five age groups for separate hunts. The park will be transformed into a springtime festival, with face painting, balloon making, games and crafts. Be sure to get your family photo with the Easter Bunny too.

Where: Dacca Park, 5410 20th Street E, Fife
When: April 20 at 9:30 a.m.

Tacoma Easter Egg Hunts New Community Church
New Community Church of Tacoma will have two hunts, at two different parks, both with a variety of categories, including special needs hunts. Photo courtesy: New Community Church of Tacoma

New Community Church of Tacoma Easter Egg Hunts

New Community Church of Tacoma is putting on two Easter egg hunts with over 35,000 eggs. Toddlers up to 11-year-olds can join in the fun. Both parks will also have egg hunts for kids with special needs. Other activities include bounce houses, balloon animals and temporary tattoos at both parks.

Where: Wright Park, 501 S I Street, Tacoma
When: April 20 at 10:00 a.m.

Also at: Franklin Park, 1201 S Puget Sound Avenue, Tacoma
When: April 20 at 10:00 a.m.

Fircrest Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Fircrest Park will have three separate egg hunts for children up to 9-years-old. Refreshments will be available in the Community Center and the Easter Bunny will be on hand for photos. All is free for the whole family.

Where: Fircrest Park, 555 Contra Costa Avenue, Fircrest
When: April 20 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

JBLM Easter Dash

The JBLM Easter Dash has something for kids of all ages and abilities, starting with their special needs egg hunt at 12:00 p.m. Youth can hunt eggs with their parents at this hunt. Afterward, they will have three separate hunts for ages up to 11-years-old.

Where: Cowan Stadium, 2170 Bitar Avenue at 12th Street, Lewis Main
When: April 20 from 12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Spring Egg Hunt

The Sehmel Homestead Park egg hunt has plenty of eggs for children to find throughout the course of this event. Hunts are divided into age groups, kids in fifth grade or lower are invited to look for colorful plastic eggs and win a prize. The Easter Bunny will also be on hand for children to visit. Families can snap a fun photo. $2 suggested donation.

Where: Sehmel Homestead Park, 10123 78th Avenue NW, Gig Harbor
When: April 20 from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Easter Bash

Hop over to the South Hill Mall for some free Easter fun at their Easter Bash. Kids can do a craft or two, have their faces painted or get a balloon animal! There will be Easter egg hunts and prizes as well as giveaways. Registration starts at 11:00 a.m.

Where: South Hill Mall, 3500 S Meridian, Puyallup
When: April 20 from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Old McDebbie’s Farm
A farm seems like a perfect place to celebrate Easter, and Old McDebbie’s Farm has everything planned for a perfect weekend visit. Photo courtesy: Old McDebbie’s Farm

Easter Egg Hunt on the Farm

Old McDebbie’s Farm has Easter egg hunts sent out in small groups on April 20 and 21. It’s $3 per dozen of plastic eggs filled with candy and prizes. Parents get to choose how many dozen their kids hunt. Small groups are sent out together and each group knows how many eggs they can pick up, so there is no fighting or pushing with this system. Before or after the hunt, kids can see exotic animals, go on the eye spy trail, view the musical forest, and play in the play areas and barn. Admission to farm is $8 for ages 2- to 100-years-old and cost for the egg hunt is separate.

Where: Old McDebbie’s Farm, 4929 268th Street E, Spanaway
When: April 20-21 between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

JBLM Easter Brunch

Join local families for an elegant Easter Brunch at McChord Field. A traditional brunch will be served with all the favorites, including chilled shrimp and smoked salmon. There will be meat, vegetables, side dishes, fresh fruits, assorted sides and of course, desserts galore. Adults are $28.95, children 4-12 are $14.95. 3 and under are free. For reservations call 253-982-5581.

Where: McChord Club, 700 Barnes Boulevard, McChord Field
When: April 21 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Adult Easter Egg Hunt

Adults don’t have to sit out of all the Easter egg hunting fun! Instead, head to Sehmel Homestead Park for the Adult Egg Hunt. Find a sitter and head to the park for two egg hunts, prizes, games, including a “kill the wabbit” slingshot, and even an Outrageous Bonnet Parade and contest. There will be a DJ spinning tunes and a photobooth as well. When you get hungry, head to the Stacks Burgers truck or the Kiwanis Beer Garden with 7 Seas Brewing and Heritage Distilling Co. signature drinks. Tickets are $35 for a single, $60 for a couple and include one drink and a meal.

Where: Sehmel Homestead Park, 10123 78th Avenue NW, Gig Harbor
When: April 27 at 3:00 p.m.

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