Spring is here, which means it’s almost time for a visit from the Easter Bunny! Get your baskets ready, as there are plenty of eggs, treats and other goodies hidden throughout Tacoma and all of Pierce County for your children to find. All the fun starts early this year, so be sure to read on to find the 2022 Easter egg hunts and activities in Pierce County.

March 25

Easter Bash

South Hill Mall
3500 S Meridian, Puyallup
5:30 p.m.
Free

Kick off the Easter season at South Hill Mall. Their Easter Bash is happening on March 25, starting with their fun run. Kids get a fun tie-dye Bunny Dash shirt and a swag bag. Then, get ready for the red carpet arrival of the Easter Bunny! There will be snacks, giveaways, activities and more as you celebrate the Easter Bunny’s arrival. Race participants get an extra chance to win a prize. Pre-register online.

Tacoma Pierce County Easter Egg Hunts
South Hill Mall welcomes families to come and welcome the Easter Bunny. Photo courtesy: South Hill Mall

April 8

The Commons

1928 S. Commons, Federal Way

On April 8-10 and April 15-16, get all dressed up in your Easter best and get a family photo with the Easter bunny at The Commons. Every child also gets a free activity book! If you purchase photos, each child also gets a free plush bunny and you get a set of free wallets (April 8-10 only) to share with the grandparents! 

April 10

Easter Movie at the Pool

Fife Aquatic Center
2 – 5 p.m.
$10

Enjoy the cute movie “Hop” while lounging in or near the pool at the Fife Aquatic Center! This is an Easter tradition for many families, so check it out for yourself. There be plenty of treats and prizes. Floats and innertubes are available. Children wearing a life jacket or under the age of 7 will need to be accompanied by an adult in the water. All swimmers must be registered.

Tacoma Pierce County Easter Egg Hunts
The City of Fife invites families to join in on their fun Easter Festival. Photo courtesy: City of Fife

April 16

Easter Festival

Dacca Park
2820 54th Ave E, Fife
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Free

The City of Fife is putting on a free Easter Festival in 2022! Bring your baskets, and the whole family can walk the track looking for candy and treats while enjoying entertainment along the way. Activities include a giant inflatable slide, bounce house. obstacle course, eggtastic games, festive fun and pictures with the Easter Bunny! Children will have chances to win prizes!

Drive-Thru Bunny Bundles

Chambers Creek Regional Park
6320 Grandview Drive W, University Place
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
$10 per basket

Put on by Pierce County Parks & Recreation, this drive-thru event is a safe way to have some Easter fun. Pre-purchase your baskets online by April 4 and then drive by the park to pick yours up on April 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Baskets include 15 filled eggs, crafts and other fun activities. Baskets must be pre-purchased.

Grab your basket and enjoy participating in one (or more) of the many Easter events taking place around Pierce County.

Fircrest Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Fircrest Park
555 Contra Costa Avenue, Fircrest
9 – 10:30 a.m.
Free

Fircrest Park will once again have their three eggs hunts for kids up to 9-years-old. Come at 9 a.m. for Easter Bunny photos, games and refreshments. At 10 a.m., the kids under 4 can hunt eggs in the Tot Lot. At 10:15 a.m., they will have the Easter egg hunt for 5 and 6-year-olds in the Community Center Plaza, while the 7 to 9-year-old children will be hunting in the Pool Party Room Patio. All are free for the whole family.

JBLM Easter Dash

Cowan Stadium
2170 Bitar Ave. at 12th Street, Lewis Main
12 – 3:30 p.m.
Free

The JBLM Easter Dash is happening again on April 16! Free for the entire family, they will divide the Easter egg hunts based on age. Be sure to bring your own baskets! Children can exchange the eggs they find for an Easter goodie bag filled with candy and other fun surprises. The schedule is done by the last name:

12 p.m.: Last names S–Z
1 p.m.: Last names M–R
2 p.m.: Last names G–L
3 p.m.: Last names A–F

Easter Egg Hunt JBLM
The JBLM community is invited to the annual Easter Dash including a free egg hunt at Cowan Stadium Saturday, April 16. Photo courtesy: JBLM MWR

Spring Egg Hunt

Sehmel Homestead Park
10123 78th Ave NW, Gig Harbor
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Spring Egg Hunt at Sehmel Homestead Park is happening this year. They are still working with the Easter Bunny on the details, so check the PenMet Parks website for more information as we get closer to the date.

Have an Easter egg hunt or activity to share? Email submit@southsoundtalk to be added to this list!

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