Ready or not, Peter Cottontail is hopping down the bunny trail, which means Easter is on its way! Luckily, plenty of events are happening in Pierce County, including Easter Bunny meetings and egg hunts. Find your kid’s lucky basket or decorate a new one – which can be a fun DIY craft with the kiddos! – and then get ready for some fun. Here are the 2024 Easter Egg Hunts near Tacoma and throughout Pierce County.

Fox Island Easter Egg Hunt

March 23
Nichols Community Center
690 9th Avenue, Fox Island

The Nichols Community Center will hold its Easter Egg Hunt on March 23 this year. For more information, visit the Fox Island FICRA website.

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Head to the Nichols Community Center to learn how to paint Pysanky Eggs on March 2 and 9. Photo courtesy: Fox Island FICRA

Also, check out the Pysanky Egg Painting Workshop on March 2 and March 9!

Tacoma Easter Egg Hunt

March 23, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Join in the fun on this city-wide Easter egg hunt in Tacoma, where eggs are hidden on different houses’ lawns! Check out the Tacoma Easter Egg Hunt Facebook group to learn more and sign your home up for 2024.

Glow-in-the-Dark Egg Hunt

March 23, 6:30 p.m.
Kapa’s Missionary Church
7615 A Street, Tacoma

This Easter egg hunt in Tacoma is definitely different! Happening at night, you will look for glowing eggs! There will also be food, games, prizes and more. Visit the Kapa’s Missionary Church Facebook page for more announcements. All are welcome.

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Kapa’s Missionary Church is hosting a glow-in-the-dark Easter Egg Hunt on March 23. Photo courtesy: Kapa’s Missionary Church

Bunny Trails Easter Egg Hunt

March 25-29
Chambers Creek Regional Park
9850 64th Street W, University Place

The Easter Bunny is visiting Chambers Creek Regional Park and has left eggs filled with prizes! Take a stroll through the Grandview Trail and North Meadow, looking for the eggs. The golden ones earn you a special prize! They ask that you only collect 4-5 eggs per person to ensure more people can join the fun. Found a golden egg? Take it to the Environmental Services Building at 9850 64th Street West University Place to claim your prize.

Peter Cotton Trail

March 29 – April 1
Auburn Parks

The Peter Cotton Trail is once again happening! Head to the Auburn Parks from March 29 through April 1 and see if you can catch the bunny! If you do, you’ll have a chance at some great prizes! On March 28, they will release the list of parks where the bunnies will be hiding. There will be accessible bunnies for those needing accommodation at two of the parks. The bunnies are about a foot tall. Please don’t remove them!

Find 10 of them and submit your scorecard by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 10, for a chance to win prizes. To print the scorecard and learn more, including rules and addresses of participating parks, visit the City of Auburn website.

Bonney Lake Kids’ Easter Egg Hunt

March 30, 11 a.m.
Allan Yorke Park
7203 W Tapps Hwy, Bonney Lake

The City of Bonney Lake is having its Easter Egg Hunt again at Allan Yorke Park. Children ages 1 to 11 can participate in the hunt. The Easter Bunny will also be on hand for photos. Bring your own camera and basket!

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If you want a different Easter Egg hunt, try the Dragon Egg Hunt hosted by Wizards of Washington! Photo courtesy: Wizards of Washington

Spring Festival & Egg Hunt

March 30, 9:30 a.m.
Dacca Park Football Field
2820 54th Avenue E, Fife

The City of Fife’s Spring Festival & Egg Hunt has something for all ages, and it’s free! It starts with an easter egg hunt for kids up to 12 years old. Then stay for all the fun activities like a giant slide, airbrush artists, balloon artist, and bounce house, plus performances by Seattle Cossacks Motorcycle Stunt and Drill Team. There will be vendors, too, and treats for purchasing!

Spring Egg Hunt

March 30: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sehmel Homestead Park
10123 78th Avenue NW, Gig Harbor

Gig Harbor’s Easter egg hunt is on March 30, with registration starting February 26. They will have four sessions for the whole family, including a low-sensory hour. They ask for a non-perishable food donation. Registration is a “pay as you will” donation fee. Register on the PenMet Parks website.

Easter Egg Dash

March 30, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Franklin Park
1201 South Puget Sound Avenue, Tacoma

New Community Church is hosting a free Easter egg hunt at Franklin Park. There will be bouncy houses, a balloon artist and crafts. A no-host coffee stand will be there to warm up parents, too! And, of course, thousands of eggs to find.

Cheney Stadium Easter Egg Hunt

March 31, 12 p.m.
Cheney Stadium
2502 S Tyler St Tacoma

Head to the Cheney Stadium for a day full of fun, including an Easter egg hunt for kids under 12, a baseball game, a barbecue buffet and more! Buy tickets online.

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If you want a different Easter Egg hunt, try the Dragon Egg Hunt hosted by Wizards of Washington! Photo courtesy: Wizards of Washington

Dragon Egg Hunt 2023

Hunts for all ages, even adults
Vassault Park
6100 N 37th Street, Tacoma

The Dragon egg hunt hosted by Wizards of Washington will be happening again this year, but the date has not been finalized. There will be vendors, a food truck, activities and even authors to enjoy! Dress up as a wizard and bring your basket for those dragon eggs you are sure to find! Check the Wizards of Washington website for more details, including the date and time when it’s live.

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