Hop to it! Find an Easter egg hunt in your neighborhood

Find a local Easter egg hunt in your parish.

Gather up the kids and hop over to these Easter egg hunts around the area. We’re giving you a jump on planning by mapping out a few events for you.

Contact us to add an Easter egg hunt to our list. Check back for updates as we get them.

Saturday, March 10

New Orleans Moms Blog’s 6th Annual Easter Egg Hunt | Orleans Parish

The Easter Egg Hunt takes over Children’s Hospital’s State Street Campus on Saturday, March 10 from 10 a.m. to noon. The event features age-divided egg hunts, face-painting, a drum circle, the chance to interact with animals courtesy Audubon Institute’s Zoomobile, giveaways, kid-friendly swag and so much more.

Saturday, March 17

St. Charles Parks and Recreation Annual Easter Egg Hunt | St. Charles Parish

The Department of Parks and Recreation will host the annual Easter Egg Hunt on March 17 at the Edward A. Dufresne Community Center, 274 Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway in Luling. Registration begins at 9 a.m. in the main lobby. Easter egg hunts are broken down by age range in 15-minute time slots from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Two-dollar donations will be accepted. All proceeds benefit the Special Olympics. Pictures with the Easter Bunny will be available for $5 and concessions will be available for purchase.

Sunday, March 18

St. Bernard Parish First Lady Easter Egg Hunt | St. Bernard Parish

In St. Bernard Parish, families can join the First Lady Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 18 in Sidney Torres Park. Children ages 10 and under will enjoy a day filled with activities ranging from a traditional Easter egg hunt, Easter Bunny picture station, various yard games, obstacle course and train rides. The Easter Egg Hunt will be divided into three ‘exploration zones’ based on proportionate age groups: Kids age 3 and under, kids ages 4 to 6 and kids ages 7 to 10. Golden Eggs will be dispersed throughout each sector resulting in a prize for findings. Refreshments and a DJ will be provided. Following the event the park will be open for those who wish to enjoy the rest of the day at the paddle boat station or attempt their luck at fishing.

Saturday, March 24

2018 Easter in the Park | St. John Parish

Residents on both the East Bank and the West Bank of St. John Parish can join in the 2018 Easter in the Park event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 24. Parish officials offer two locations for convenience. The East Bank location is at Celebration Church, 3400 Highway 51, in LaPlace, and residents on the West Bank can visit the West Bank Recreational Complex. Children ages 2 to 12 are invited for fun, food, prizes and a visit by the Easter Bunny.

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New Orleans City Park Egg Scramble | Orleans Parish

More than 36,000 eggs are up for grabs at the New Orleans City Park Egg Scramble from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25. Hop to the park’s Carousel Gardens Amusement Park and Storyland for the Easter egg hunt, music, face painters, the Easter Bunny, a balloon artist.  Kids can hunt for 100 golden eggs with tickets to City Park attractions. Tickets are $10 per person general admission or $5 per person for Friends of City Park members. Babies under 1 years old enter free.

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NOMA Egg Hunt and Family Festival 2018 | Orleans Parish

Join the New Orleans Museum of Art for the annual egg hunt and family fest from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden. In addition to the egg hunt, there will be art activities, separate bounce houses for kids and toddlers, music, face painting, hula hooping, a juggler/magician and a petting zoo. Advance tickets are $10 for NOMA members (Adults and Children), $12 for non-members (Adults and Children). Tickets are $15 on the day of the event.

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Longue Vue House & Gardens Easter Egg Hunt | Orleans Parish

Longue Vue House and Gardens hosts two Easter egg hunts on Saturday, March 24. The event also features face painting, lawn games and plant sales. The morning hunt is from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and the afternoon hunt is from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for members, $12 for non-members. Children age 2 and under enter free. Pre-registration required for hunts.

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Community Crawfish Boil and Egg Hunt | Jefferson Parish

An Easter egg hunt with crawfish sounds like a good combination. Four Metairie area churches team up to host a Community Crawfish Boil & Easter Egg Hunt on from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 24 at Restoration Church. The cost is $5 per person. Kids eat free.

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Hammond Square Eggstravaganza | Tangipahoa Parish

Over in Hammond, families can attend this free event from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 24 at Hammond Square. The egg hunt begins at 1 p.m. Other activities also include pony rides, a petting zoo and face painting. Kids age 12 and under can participate in the hunt.

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Sheriff Gusman’s 13th Annual Easter Egg Hunt | Orleans Parish

Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman invites the public to his 13th Annual Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at Audubon Riverview, also known as “The Fly” area behind Audubon Zoo. The Easter Egg Hunt is free and open to the public and features games, music, and food. The Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 1-5 begins at 11 a.m. The Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 6-12 begins at 11:45 a.m. Participants can exchange the eggs they find for a gift bag filled with candy. Children and their parents are encouraged to arrive early and register to receive same-day, free admission to the Audubon Zoo.

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NORD Easter Eggstravaganza | Orleans Parish (Algiers)

Hop over with your family and friends to this free, annual NORD Easter Eggstravaganza from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m at Behrman Park. Children ages 1 to 12 will enjoy an Easter egg hunt, bounce houses, carnival games, raffles and music. Don’t forget to bring your own basket.

 

Sunday, March 25

New Orleans City Park Egg Scramble | Orleans Parish

More than 36,000 eggs are up for grabs at the New Orleans City Park Egg Scramble from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25. Hop to the park’s Carousel Gardens Amusement Park and Storyland for the Easter egg hunt, music, face painters, the Easter Bunny, a balloon artist.  Kids can hunt for 100 golden eggs with tickets to City Park attractions. Tickets are $10 per person general admission or $5 per person for Friends of City Park members. Babies under 1 years old enter free.

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Community Easter Egg Hunt and Family Picnic | St. Tammany Parish

Bring your chairs and picnic blankets to Aldersgate United Methodist Church for a family picnic and egg hunt on Sunday, March 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pack your own picnic lunch or purchase lunch for sale at the event. Music, a photo booth and games are also on the agenda.

 

Tuesday, March 27

Library Egg Hunt | St. James Parish

The St. James Parish Library hosts an Egg Hunt at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27 at Gravois Park. The Easter egg hunt is open to walking toddlers to kids ages 10 years old. Bring your Easter basket!

 

Thursday, March 29

Library Egg Hunt | St. James Parish

The St. James Parish Library hosts an Egg Hunt at 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 29 at Lutcher Park. The Easter egg hunt is open to walking toddlers to kids ages 10 years old. Bring your Easter basket!

 

Saturday, March 31

Easter Eggstravaganza | Orleans Parish

The NORD Easter Eggstravaganza also brings an Easter egg hunt to Joe Brown Recreation Center on Saturday, March 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children ages one to 12 will enjoy an Easter egg hunt, bounce houses, carnival games, raffles, and music at this free event. Don’t forget to bring your own basket.

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Angels Grove Easter Eggstravaganza | St. Tammany Parish

Kids can see real bunnies at this Easter Eggstravaganza from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 31 at Angels Grove Ranch. More than 1,000 eggs are up for grabs during the egg hunt. Families can enjoy other activities like horse rides, hay rides, games, craft activities and live bunny pictures. Entry fee is $5, and tickets are available to purchase for activities and concessions.

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Easter Extravaganza | Tangipahoa Parish

First Baptist Church of Ponchatoula hosts a free Easter event from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 31 at Memorial Park in Ponchatoula. Kings ages 12 years and under can enjoy an Easter egg hunt, face painting, a petting zoo, bounce houses and an Easter story.

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Easter Eggstravaganza | St. Charles Parish

Get those Easter baskets ready for a free Easter event from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 31 at Jesse Duplantis Ministries Covenant Church in Destrehan. The Easter Bunny will make an appearance, along with an Easter egg hunt, bounce houses, games and prizes for ages 2 to 12.

Sunday, April 1

Easter Champagne Brunch & Eggstravaganza | St. Tammany Parish

Head to Big Sky Ranch for the annual Easter Champagne Brunch and Eggstravaganza on Sunday, April 1. The event will feature a farm-to-table organic brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bloody Mary bar, live music, silent auction and of course, an Easter egg hunt from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Additional festivities include hayrides and fun with furry friends. The Eggstravaganza is open to the public, with refreshments available for purchase and donations welcome. Guests must make reservations for the Easter Champagne Brunch. The cost of the brunch is $45 per person. All proceeds from the brunch and Easter activities benefit animal rescue as well as Big Sky’s community spay/neuter programs, among others.

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