Easter Egg Hunts

animal egg hunt + hike

Creek Bend Nature Center, 37W700 Dean St, St. Charles, IL

​DATE: April 16, 2022 | 10am

DETAILS:  Spring-time is egg-time within our local forest preserves, and it's not just the bunnies doing the egg laying. Discover the many animals that hatch from eggs of all sizes and shapes during this family friendly hike. Afterwards, join our Naturalist on an interactive egg hunt. Please register.

COST: FREE!

St. charles

Flashlight Egg Hunt 

Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, St. Charles

​DATE: April 14 and 15, 2022 | 6pm - 8pm

DETAILS:  Let’s take a hike through our natural area! Bring your flashlight in search of treat-filled eggs along the trail. Learn about different animals that lay eggs! All ages welcome.

COST: $12

St. charles

Easter Egg Hunt

Pottawatomie Park | 8 North Avenue, St. Charles

​DATE: April 9, 2022 | 10am

DETAILS:  Meet at the historic pavilion 15 minutes prior to receive instructions! Bring your own baskets to collect the eggs (up to 10 eggs per child). No registration necessary. Rain or shine! Ages 9 and under

COST: FREE (but please limit your child to 10 eggs).

St. charles

hunting eggs at horsepower

Brewster Creek Forest Preserve, 6N921 IL Rte 25, St. Charles, IL

​DATE: April 10, 2022 | 1pm - 4pm

DETAILS:  Join us on Sunday, April 10th starting at 1pm through 4pm along the designated route throughout Honey Bridge Ranch, the home of HorsePower! RAIN DATE OF Saturday, April 16th (No new registration required). We are having two separate sign up times, one is from 1-2:30pm and the second is from 2:30-4pm. We will park at Brewster Creek Forest Preserve located at 6N921 Illinois Route 25 in St. Charles, IL where families will check in showing their ticket (via mobile device or printed). Then take your little bunnies hopping down the paths of Honey Bridge Ranch as you egg hunt with your group at various distanced areas! You will pick the number of eggs designated at each area, so BRING YOUR BASKETS! We have been told the Easter Bunny will be hopping about as well, so keep a look out. You will finish with the cutest bunnies from our Critter area and you will receive a golden EGG!

For children ages 1 - 11

COST: F$7 for child egg hunters, $4 for adults

St. charles

Egg Hunt (Batavia Park District)

Rotolo Middle School | 1501 S. Raddant Road, Batavia

DATE: April 9, 2022 | 10a

DETAILS: Everyone should arrive at the school by 9:45am.  Children divided into age groups.  Hunt officially begins at 10:00am!  BRING AN EASTER BASKET TO COLLECT THE EGGS!

COST: FREE, but please bring a non-perishable item or paper product for the Batavia Food Pantry.

Batavia

egg dash (home delivery)

Batavia Residences

DATE: April 6, 2022 | 1pm - 6pm

DETAILS:  Enjoy an Easter surprise from the safety of your home! Chuck the Duck will hide eggs, filled with small treats and candy, in your front yard. Will you spot Chuck the Duck in action? Please register only one family member per household. The Easter treats will be delivered on Wednesday, April 6, between 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm. The fee is $20 per house

COST: $20

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tween flashlight egg hunt

813 Mark Twain Trail, Batavia, IL

DATE: April 8, 2022 | 7pm

DETAILS:  Join us for our Tween Flashlight Egg Hunt. Tweens will receive a glow stick and a small goodie bag, and if you find the Golden egg you will receive a special prize. Please remember to bring your own flashlight. Please preregister for this event as space is limited. This event is for ages 9-12!

COST: $12

batavia

easter egg hunt

Prairie Path Park Field, 811 Mark Twain Trail, Batavia, IL

DATE: April 9, 2022 | 10am

DETAILS:  All little bunnies are invited to hop on over for the annual Easter Egg Hunt! Make sure to see the Easter Bunny and bring a basket to hold all the goodies you find. Participants also are asked to bring a nonperishable food item, which will be donated to the Batavia Food Pantry. This event takes place outside at Prairie Path Park Lower Field behind Rotolo Middle School. Preregistration is not required. This event is free!

COST: FREE!

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downtown batavia egg hop

Mainstreet, Batavia, IL

DATE: April 16, 2022 | 10am - 1pm

DETAILS:  It’s more than a Hop, It’s a Hunt! Hop around downtown businesses to find eggs for your chance to win raffle prizes and gift certificates. This free event also includes music, games, activities, and more!

COST: FREE!

batavia

easter egg hunt at unity of fox valley

Unity of Fox Valley, 230 Webster St, Batavia, IL

DATE: April 17, 2022 | 11:15am

DETAILS:  Plastic eggs with wrapped chocolates, no peanut products, will be offered on the outside lawn, weather permitting. For inclement weather, the egg hunt will be held indoors in the Youth Ed Area. Register by emailing marynowroozi@comcast.net by April 10.

COST: FREE!

batavia

Egg-Mazing Race

Wheeler Park, Geneva

DATE: April 8 2022 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm

DETAILS: Get your friends together and create teams of 4. Teams will complete various physical and mental challenges in order to solve clues and find the bunny hiding somewhere in the park. Be one of the first teams to finish, and you will win fabulous prizes — including gift certificates to local businesses! After the Egg-Mazing Race, participants will be able to take part in a night-time egg hunt! Eggs filled with prizes and candy will be scattered around the park. Collect as many eggs as you can before they are all gone!

COST: $5/residents, $8/non-residents

Geneva

Egg hunt (Geneva Park District)

Stephen D. Persinger Rec Center | 3507 Kaneville Road, Geneva

DATE: April 9, 2022 | 10am

DETAILS:  Thousands of eggs will be scattered across the soccer fields at SPRC. There will be designated egg hunt areas by age group: ages 4 & younger, and ages 5 & older. Don’t be late! The hunt begins promptly at the designated start time, rain or shine.

COST: FREE!

Geneva

EASTER Eggstavaganza egg hunt

Chapelstreet Church - Keslinger Campus | 3435 Keslinger Road, Geneva

DATE: March 19, 2022 | 9a - 11a

DETAILS:  Join the fun as families participate together in an indoor, scavenger hunt style egg hunt and hear the miraculous story of Easter! Grab your Easter basket, invite a friend and register your family for a time slot that works for you.  We can’t wait to celebrate with you!

COST: FREE!

Geneva

glow in the dark egg hunt

Jim Hansen Park, 338 Valley Forge Ave, South Elgin, IL

DATES: April 14, 2022 | 8pm

DETAILS:  Come and find where the bunny laid his ever glowing eggs in Jim Hansen's Baseball fields. Did you know certain bunny's eggs glow in the dark? Come out and enjoy some eggstreaming fun night time activities. Then stay after the hunt to enjoy the found eggstremely good candy and watch a movie in the park afterwards. Registration is required by March 24th. Ages 0 - 11

COST: FREE, but please register

south elgin

adult flashlight egg hunt

Camp Big Timber, 37W955 Big Timber Rd, Elgin, IL

DATES: April 2, 2022 | 8pm or 8:30pm

DETAILS:  Flashlight your way through Camp Big Timber! Hunts available at 8:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. ​Open to adults 21+ Grand Prizes Galore! Hundreds of prizes available. Select eggs are redeemable for prizes. Bring your own flashlight. Each hunt will be conducted in groups no larger than 250. Bags to collect eggs will be provided. No outside bags allowed

COST: $20

elgin

Family egg hunt

Camp Big Timber, 37W955 Big Timber Rd, Elgin, IL

DATES: April 2, 2022 | 9am or 9:30am

DETAILS:  Come rain or shine there will be thousands of eggs to find...Hunts available at 9:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. ​Open to Youth under 10. A prize for every kid. Two different hunt times available. Each hunt will be conducted in groups no larger than 250. Each child attending the event needs a ticket. Bags to collect eggs will be provided.

COST: $10

elgin

elburn lion's club egg hunt

Elburn Lions Park, 500 Filmore St, Elburn, IL

DATES: April 9, 2022 | 10am

DETAILS:  Bring your basket and join the Easter Bunny for Pictures, Hugs, and Fun! Registration 9:00am and the Hunt starts at 10:00am. We’ll also have free children’s vision screenings!

COST: FREE!

elburn

a special easter party

40w145 Fabyan Parkway, Elburn, IL

DATES: April 10, 2022 | 2pm - 4pm

DETAILS:  An event for families impacted by special needs. Join us for a FUN afternoon of animal visits, sensory fun, games, Easter Egg hunt and more! Hosted by Happy Hooves, Strides in Motion, My Recess Therapy and Rising Lights Project.

COST: FREE!

elburn

egg hunt on the island

Aurora Downtown | 5 E. Downer Place, Aurora

DATES: April. 9, 2022 | 1pm - 3pm

DETAILS:  Egg Hunt on the Island will return to an in person event from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 9. Go on an egg scavenger hunt via Stolp Island. Come visit Easter Bunny for free photos and get a map of the Easter scavenger hunt and other activities for Egg Hunt on the Island in downtown Aurora!

COST: FREE!

aurora

milo's marvelous egg hunt

Blackberry Farms | 100 S. Barnes Road, Aurora

DATES: April 16, 2022 | 10am

DETAILS:  Hop on over for a traditional egg hunt at Blackberry Farm. Plastic eggs will be filled with candy and prizes for 3 different age groups (2 & under, 3-5, 6 and up). The Easter Bunny will be on-hand for pictures. Adults must accompany children; only children need to be registered. Egg Hunt will start at 10:15 a.m. Don’t forget your basket and camera! This is an outdoor event so remember to dress for the weather. All ticket sales are final. **Please note: Blackberry Farm is not open until May 1 and rides will not be available during this event. The event is approximately one hour of spring activities and an egg hunt. Parents do not need a ticket.

COST: $8

aurora

bunny brunch + egg hunt

Prisco Community Center, 150 W Illinois Ave, Aurora, IL

DATE: April 9, 2022 | 10am

DETAILS: Enjoy making crafts, playing games, hunting for eggs, visiting with the Easter bunny, and enjoying a light, bagged brunch! Don’t forget your camera. Please register each child and adult attending. We do request that at least one adult attends per family. Registration ends March 27. Ages 2+

COST: $15 per person

aurora

flashlight egg hunt

Wormley Heritage Park | 331 Century Drive, Oswego

DATES: April 14, 2022 | 7:30pm

DETAILS:  Bring your flashlights and join us for this nighttime hunt for eggs. You’ll also have the chance to win a great prize like a drones, Bluetooth speakers, cameras, and more! Each participant will go home with a candy bag. Please bring a flashlight and prize bag. The hunt will be held rain or moonshine, so be sure to dress for the weather. The first 50 to enter code 2022EGG during registration will receive a special rate of $6. Playground check-in will be 7:15 -7:30pm with a 7:40pm hunt! Registration space is limited and ends on April 11. AGES 6 - 15

COST: $9

oswego

easter eggvent with 3:11 project

201 Garden St, Yorkville, IL

DATE: April 2, 2022 | 12pm - 4pm

DETAILS: Grab your peeps for an eggcellent Easter Eggvent! Meet and take pictures with the bunny, and enjoy cookie decorating and an egg hunt!

COST: $10 (directly benefits the 3:11 Project non-profit)

yorkville

adult flashlight egg hunt

10826 Illinois 71, Yorkville, IL

DATES: April 30, 2022 | 6:30pm - 11pm

DETAILS:  Hippity-Hop, Grown-ups: Hop on over to the Kendall County Fairgrounds for your very own egg hunt!! 6:30 -11 PM (doors open at 6:00 PM) $35 per person includes Band TBD, 2 beverage tickets, event cup and egg hunt. NEW for 2022: the fairgrounds bunnies will spread THOUSANDS of eggs across the grounds for you to search by flashlight at DARK. The event will be held rain or shine. AGES 21+

COST: $35

yorkville

easter egg-stravaganza

Town Square Park, 301 N Bridge St, Yorkville, IL

DATES: April 2, 2022 | 9am or 10:30am

DETAILS:  The hunt is on for an EGG-cellent adventure at Town Square Park (301 N Bridge St, Yorkville) on Saturday, April 2! Families will have a hoppin’ good time as they hunt for eggs (maximum of 10 eggs/child) and visit with the Easter Bunny! Plus, each child attending will receive an activity bag with crafts, activities and candy to continue the fun at home! The event costs $5 per person and everyone attending must register for the event.

COST: $5

yorkville

aqua egg hunt

Splash Central Indoor Pool, 700 S Bartlett Rd, Bartlett, IL

DATES: April 15, 2022 | 10am

DETAILS:  Enjoy the novelty of collecting our prize filled plastic eggs in the activity pool and stay after the event to meet Navigator, our Splash Central mascot, and swim. Children will be set into groups at different areas of the pool. Age groups will collect eggs sequentially. All participant's ages will be checked right before the group hunts. Participants must stay with their age group. Advance registration is required.

COST: $10 R / $12 NR

bartlett

bartlett lions easter egg hunt

Bartlett Community Center, 700 S Bartlett Rd, Bartlett, IL

DATES: April 16, 2022 | 1:30pm

DETAILS:  Join the Bartlett Lions Club for an Easter egg hunt with 5,500 eggs for the children to find! Held on fields 4, 5, and 6.

COST: FREE!

bartlett

flashlight egg hunt

Coyote Crossing Mini Golf, 27W650 North Ave, West Chicago, IL

DATES: April 14, 2022 | 7:30pm - 10pm

DETAILS:  Hunt for eggs under the moonlight at Coyote Crossing. Lots of candy and prizes to find! Bring a flashlight, basket to collect your eggs and a camera to snap a photo with the Bunny and Cody Coyote. Social Distancing and Face Coverings Required. Hunters should check in 15 minutes prior to scheduled hunt time. Hunt will begin promptly at 8:45pm. Register by April 4 and save. Registration will close when the time slot is filled. Registration closes April 12. Fee is per child.

COST: $6 - $13

west chicAgo

flashlight egg hunt

Reed-Keppler Park, 129 W National St, West Chicago, IL

DATES: April 9, 2022 | 7:30pm

DETAILS:  Grab your flashlight and HOP TO IT! We are egg-cited to bring you this new twist on the traditional egg hunt! Children will hunt around Reed-Keppler Park for Easter eggs with flashlights, adults can enroll to participate in a special hunt too! The Easter bunny will be hopping around and will be available for pictures. Pre-registration is required. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

COST: $6 Resident, $8 Non-Resident

west chicAgo

flashlight egg hunt

Lions Park, 27W626 Beecher Ave, Winfield, IL

DATES: April 8, 2022 | 8pm

DETAILS:  Come join us for an EGGciting time this year at the Winfield Park District’s Flashlight Egg Hunt. Be sure to bring your flashlight because this egg hunt will be in the dark. The Easter Bunny has also dropped off “special” eggs that might just win you a valuable little door prize. Participants are reminded to bring their own flashlight and basket or bag to collect the eggs. Please sign up for the appropriate age category and time.

COST: $5 R / $6 NR

winfield

swimming for eggs

Rakow Fitness Center, 665 IL-68, East Dundee, IL

DATES: April 10, 2022 | 2pm - 4pm

DETAILS:  Do you have a child who would love to hunt for eggs in the pool? This is the PERFECT event for them! Join us for an egg hunt in the Rakow Center Indoor Pool. Bags will be supplied to put the “scooped up” eggs. Each child will receive a bag to fill with 10 eggs and a bag of treats Additional basket prizes Each program section will have a chance to win a family of 5 pool pass for the 2022 season AGES: 1 - 12

COST: $5 R / $9 NR

east dundee

egg hunt at randall oaks park

Randall Oaks Park, 750 S Randall Rd, West Dundee, IL

DATES: April 9, 2022 | 9am - 1:15pm

DETAILS:  We’ll be dashing for eggs at Randall Oaks Park. Hunts will begin promptly at the designated time. Please arrive 10 minutes early for check-in. Parental discretion should be used. The event will be held rain or shine. Registration closes on April 7 at 8:00 pm. Space is limited. We will not be able to accommodate same day registration.

COST: $5 R / $9 NR

west dundee

Easter egg Hunt

Cantigny Park | 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton

DATES: April 10, 2022 | 10am - 4pm

DETAILS:  Cantigny’s annual Easter egg hunt returns! Additional details coming soon. Questions? Please call 630.668.5161.

COST: FREE, but parking for Cantigny is only $5 per car!

wheaton

bettendorf castle egg hunt

Bettendorf Castle, 418 Concord Ave, Fox River Grove, IL

DATES: April 16, 2022 | 10am - 12pm

DETAILS:  Join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. The Easter Egg hunt features over 15,000 easter eggs hidden among the Bettendorf Castle grounds. The easter eggs will possess a number of exciting prizes for the kids to enjoy. What’s Included in Your Ticket Price? Meet & Greet with Princesses from Fairytale Celebrations Meet & Greet with the Easter Bunny A Balloon Twister 2 Easter Egg Hunts on the Bettendorf Castle grounds (1 egg hunt by age group than 1 egg hunt in our large field for all ages groups Lot’s of fun prizes in the 15,000 Easter Eggs, including candy, toys, and tickets for many larger prizes. Light Refreshments.

COST: $35 per child (infants are free), $25 for ages 12+

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