Egg Hunts & Community Events

The  Easter egg hunt world record consisted of 501,000 eggs that were searched for by 9,753 children accompanied by their parents at the Cypress Gardens Adventure Park in Winter Haven, Florida, USA, on  April 1 2007.


2015 Community Easter Events 
(We continue to add events as we are aware of them but inclusion on this list does not mean that the STEM Bunnies will be attending that event, nor are we endorsing any particular events).

       Rockin' with the Easter Bunny at  Mall of America   $10 adult; $7 kids
       Easter Bunny and Peep are coming to Nick Universe and Hard Rock Cafe.
       Register online
Friday March 27: WOODBURY
City of Woodbury Old Fashioned Egg Hunt  (Age 3-7 with adult)
7 PM Carver Lake Park.  Free.  Each age group will be looking for different colored eggs hidden throughout the park. The event will be held rain or shine, so please dress for the weather. 
Please note:
Some eggs may contain prizes that are listed as a choking hazard for children under the age of 3.

City of Woodbury:  Nighttime Egg Hunt: (Recommended for 6-13 with an adult)
8:30 PM Carver Lake Park
Grab your flashlight! Find the special eggs with the hidden message and claim your prize. It’s not how many eggs you find; it’s finding the right one.  An adult must accompany children in the park.
Fee: $3/child pre-registered - $5 at the event

Saturday March 28: RICHFIELD  
City of Richfield:  "Egg Scramble" (Age 11 and under),
10 AM Augsburg Park. Toddler egg hunt ages 1-2.   **Pre-register by March 1**
Egg Scramble Coloring Contest Entries available online at Entries are due by Saturday, April 12. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded in each of the following categories: Pre-K, K- Gr. 1, Gr. 2-3, Gr. 4-5. STEM Bunnies will be at the park 8:30 AM to 10 AM. 

Good Shepherd Church  Easter Eggstravaganza 10 AM- 3 PM

Saturday March 28: MINNEAPOLIS
10-noon Bunny Brunch McRae Park  $6 adult/$4 kid
Hippity hop on over to McRae Park for the annual Bunny Brunch! This year will be better than ever! McRae's jazz band will keep your toes tapping and your voices singing. There will be a super cool craft for the kids to make and take and of course the Big Bunny will be on hand for pictures! Don't forget to bring your baskets and join in on the egg hunt! The fee of $6/adults and $4/kids 13 and under this fee covers the brunch of: eggs, sausage, fruit, juice and coffee.

Saturday March 28: ROSEMOUNT
Rosemount Lions: (Ages under 10 accompanied by adult)
Children will be divided into age groups (1-3, 4-6, and 7-10) for hunting. Each age group will hunt for eggs and candy, and they will also have a chance to find the “golden” egg, which can be turned in for a special prize. Bring your own basket or bag to hold treats.  In case of inclement weather, the Egg Hunt will be held the following Saturday (April 19). Call the PRERECORDED INFORMATION LINE at 651-322-6020 and select #6 for event cancellations and event make-up information. Please note: We will be accepting donations for our local 360 Communities and the Family Resource Center. Non-perishable food, paper products, toiletries, and infant items will be very appreciated. 

Saturday March 28:  SHOREVIEW
City of Shoreview Egg Hunt (Age 10 and under)
10 AM Shoreview Community Center Pavilion
Kids can hunt for prize-filled eggs and meet the Easter Bunny. .
Costs $10 per child. For more information, call 651-490-4750 or

Saturday March 28: VADNAIS HEIGHTS
Vadnais Heights Lions Club and the City of Vadnais Heights 
Community Park, 661 East County Road F.  The Easter Bunny will visit while you hunt for hidden eggs; participants will receive goodie bags.  Though this event is free to Vadnais Heights residents, please consider donating non-perishable food items for the Vadnais Heights Community Food Program.

Age Group                          Start Time
2 and under                          10:30 am
3-4                                       10:45 am
5-6                                       11:00 am
7-9                                       11:15 am
10-12                                    11:30 am

 Saturday March 28: SAINT ANTHONY (Three Rivers Park District)
Silverwood Nature Center  Egg Hunt
Participate in an art-inspired egg hunt and afternoon of activities for all ages. Take photos with the bunny, enjoy musical entertainment, and participate in a variety of "egg-cellent" art activities. Kids of all ages have a chance to collect spring treats. Hunts for ages 0-4 begin at 1:30 PM and 2:30 PM; hunts for ages 5-10 begin at 2 PM and 3 PM. Preregistration by phone only; call 763.559.6700. Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by a registered adult. *20% discount for groups of four or more.  $5/person preregistration $6/person day-of

Saturday March 28: MINNEAPOLIS  (Three Rivers Park District)
10-2 Karl Kroening Interpretive Center Heron Egg Hunt
A special hunt for the returning great blue herons? blue eggs. Find a special golden egg and receive a basket of goodies. Visit with bunnies, chicks and goats at an indoor petting zoo. Have your face painted and learn about the herons living in the park. Hunts are at 10:30 AM and 11:15 AM and divided by age. Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by a registered adult. *20% discount for groups of four or more.  $5/person preregistration  $6/person day-of

Saturday March 28: SAINT PAUL
10-11:30 AM Christ Lutheran Spring in the Park Easter Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunts for children, Easter egg hunts for toddlers, Held indoors in bad weather, FREE admission, Children's crafts, Other activities for children, Baskets are provided, restrooms, face painting
2475 East 17th Avenue, North St. Paul, MN 55109. Phone: 651-777-5771. Alternate Phone: 651-777-1450. Email: Highway 36 to Minnesota 120 (Century Avenue) and head North on 120 to 17th Avenue. Turn left (west) onto 17th Avenue and church will be on the right side of the road after you cross Helen Street. Event held at Christ Lutheran Church and School. Free Easter Egg Hunt indoors for Ages 2 - 5, crafts, snacks, face painting, lots of fun! Every child gets a prize and chance to win an Easter basket.

Photos with the Easter Bunny at Mall of America
March 14- Sunday, April 5  West Market Square See on map
Parents can make the memory last by purchasing a special souvenir photo of their child with the Easter Bunny. Children will also receive a special treat from Peeps & Company! The Easter Bunny at Mall of America is presented by Peeps & Company.Easter Bunny Hours 

Photos with the Easter Bunny at Maplewood Mall
March 16-April 7th to have your children's photo taken with the Easter Bunny!
 3/16 11 a.m.-8 p.m., 3/17 10 a.m.-7 p.m., 3/18 12-5 p.m., 3/19-3/23 12-8 p.m., 3/24 10 a.m.-7 p.m., 3/25 12-5 p.m., 3/26-3/30 11 a.m.-8 p.m., 3/31 10 a.m.-7 p.m., 4/1 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 4/2-4/6 10 a.m.-8 p.m., and 4/7 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
The Easter Bunny takes a break every day from 2-2:45 p.m. and from 5-5:45 p.m.
Caring Bunny Event for children with special needs on Sunday, April 1st from 9-11 a.m. This event gives children with higher sensitivity to visual and audio distractions a quiet time to visit with the Bunny.

Farm Babies at the Minnesota Zoo
April 1+  Come visit baby chicks, piglets, lambs, calves, goat kids, and bunnies.  Free kids activities including a visit from Peter Rabbit, crafts, face painting, and hands-on activities. And there will be plenty of other things to entertain the kids like baby chicks and other farm animals, tractor rides, and all the other fun of the zoo. Free, with Zoo admission.

Minneapolis Park and Recreation 

Three Rivers Park District Events

Friday April 3  DAYTON  (Three Rivers Park District)
Eastman Nature Center: Eggstravaganza
Play games, see live bunnies, and get egg-citing treats. Bring hard-boiled eggs to dye naturally. Search for eggs, go on a scavenger hunt, and meet a giant rabbit. Get your face painted with a bunny nose and whiskers. Drop in any time before 1 PM. Bring a camera. Reservations recommended, by phone only; call 763.559.6700. Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by a registered adult. *20% discount for groups of four or more.  $5/person preregistration  $6/person day-of
Children under 2 free.

Friday April 3 and Saturday April 4  BLOOMINGTON (Three Rivers Park District)/
Richardson Nature Center: Egg Trail and Rabbit HabitsHunt for colorful wooden eggs and fact-filled rabbits on a non-competitive hike through the forest. Collect a treat and a take a photo with a giant, friendly rabbit. Meet live animals up-close and discover which ones come from eggs. Learn about birds, nests, eggs, and rabbits. Create a craft to take home and enjoy a snack. Reservations recommended, by phone only; call 763.559.6700.
$5/person preregistration  $6/person day-of    Children under 2 free.

Friday April 3 and Saturday April 4  VICTORIA (Three Rivers Park District)
Lowry Nature: Spring Eggstravaganza Rock Hunt
Celebrate spring! Bring your baskets and hunt for colored rocks (ages 2-8) or secret messages (ages 8-adult) hidden along the trails. Trade the rocks or decoded message for a bag of goodies! Bring a camera for photos with a bunny character. Make bunny ears, get your face painted to look like a bunny, and decorate a wooden egg to bring home. Visit a zoo featuring a goat, bunny, chicks, turtles, snakes, toads, and raptor. Activities are ongoing; last rock hunt leaves at 2 PM. Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by a registered adult. Preregistration by phone only; call 763.559.6700. $5/person preregistration $6/person day-of  Children under 2 free.

Saturday April 4: MINNEAPOLIS Bunny Brunch
9:30-12:30 Register online
Sibley Park $6 adult/$4 kids 

Join us at Sibley Park for a day of food, fun and activities! Start off with the bunny brunch served from 9:30am to 11am. $6 adults/$4 kids brunch consists of pancakes, sausage, canadian bacon, fruit and beverage. Free activities include: egg coloring, scavenger hunt, art projects, golden egg hunt, face painting and more. Big Fun Show will provide magic entertainment from 11:15am to 12pm and the Big Egg Hunt will follow his performance. Prizes, treats and fun for all so don't miss out!

Saturday April 4: CHANHASSEN
City of Chanhassen  City Center Park, 7700 Market Blvd., Chanhassen
(952) 227-1122 or
9 AM  Cost $5
Participants will hunt for candy and special eggs in three different age categories. Each participant will receive a special bag for gathering candy with a ticket for the prize drawings (must be present to win). The grand prize is a bike from Bokoo Bikes. Bring your camera for a photo with the Easter Bunny. For ages 12 and under. Register at (952) 227-1100.

Saturday April 4: EXCELSIOR
Host: Our Savior Lutheran Church   Excelsior Commons
(Age toddler through 11) 930 registration  1030 hunt 4 stations
Fire trucks, walking around mascots
Free food and coffee, puppet shows by First Light, prize drawings

Saturday April 4: MINNEAPOLIS  Whitter Park   Register online
Come to Whittier Park for a fun morning with the Bunny! We'll have face painting, a craft project, a chance for photos with the bunny, and an egg hunt! Remember to bring your cameras and baskets! The event runs from 10 - 11:30; the egg hunt will start at 10:45 am. FREE but please pre-register.

Saturday April 4: MINNEAPOLIS Windom Park  Register online
12-2 PM
Bunny Party and Egg Hunt. Celebrate the beginning of spring at Windom Park. Come on down for some treats and fun entertainment. We will have games, Bounce House, children's egg hunt and more! Treat bags will be given to the first 200 Registered children ages 7-12. New this year, Audubon Park will host the Bunny Party for kids ages 6 and under 9am-11am. Windom will host ages 7-12 12pm-2pm. Pre - Registration by March 27th is required to receive a treat bag.

Saturday April 4: PLYMOUTH
1-3 PM  Messiah Church Egg Hunt  This event is free and all are welcome!
Bring a friend or another family too! What a great way to introduce others to the body of Christ while enjoying a fun day with family and friends. Some of the cool things we will be doing will include:
Ages 3 through 5th grade, A cake walk, Face painting, Yummy snacks.
A chance to meet the Easter bunny… and much more!
Easter is that time of the year when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It’s also a wonderful time to include others in that celebration. As well as providing fun for our Messiah kids, we hope to extend a welcome invitation to our community as well….So spread the word and bring a friend!
For more information, contact Sarah Archer at or by phone at 763-473-6968, ext. 32.

Victorian Easter Egg Roll
The Landing
Various start times  Celebrate with the family! Make a miniature basket and decorate a wooden egg. Participate in an egg and spoon race, bunny hop relay, and authentic egg roll. Play with old-fashioned toys and games, and explore the banks of the Minnesota River Valley. Refreshments served in the Town Hall. Bring a camera. Last entry at 2 PM. Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by a registered adult. *20% discount for groups of four or more.  $5/person preregistration
$6/person day-of

Saturday April 4: SAINT LOUIS PARK  
City of Saint Louis Park and Lions Club (Ages 3 – 8 with accompanying adult)
Check in 10 AM. Hunt 10:15 AM 
Prizes will be awarded for the Egg Hunt Coloring Contest, judged by the Lions Club. Pick up your coloring sheet at The Rec Center or have one mailed by calling (952) 924-2540. Special bags will be given to each registrant to collect eggs.  Different areas will be set up for different age groups during the hunt. This program is generously sponsored by the St. Louis Park Lions Club. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved inside  St. Louis Park Middle School, 2025 Texas Ave. S.  $2 per child (no fee for supervising adult). Registration online  Coloring contest sheet
St. Louis Park Middle School, 2025 Texas Ave. S., St. Louis Park, MN. Phone: (952) 924-2540.


Saturday April 11: Great United Noodles Easter Egg Hunt
Join United Noodles Asian Grocery for in an-store family fun Easter Egg Hunt + delicious sampling of Pan Asian foods. The Seward neighborhood grocer will place 150 Easter Eggs filled with candy and prizes among their grocery store aisles for kids to discover and share with family to celebrate the Easter holiday and officially kick-off the spring dining season.
  • 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. (special savory Chinese Tea Eggs to be offered at the UniDeli for participants throughout the day)
  • United Noodles Asian Grocery, 2015 E. 24th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404, 612-721-6677
  • Admission: Free
  • Prizes: Each egg will feature candy and a coupons for a free tea eggs – prizes in select eggs will include store gift cards, tea cups, gift baskets, free deli entrées – and the Grand Prize: 5 all day unlimited ride wrist bands to Nickelodeon Universe
  • Food: The UniDeli will also feature samples of tea eggs, a savory Chinese-inspired snack in which a pre-boiled egg is cracked and then boiled again in tea, sauce and/or spices.
  • To learn more, visit: 

Saturday April 11: BLOOMINGTON 
City of Bloomington 
  Spring Egg Hunt, Hosted by Optimist
9:30 AM Fun walk at Normandale Lake Bandshell.  Hunt begins 11 AM
There will be xtra eggs for all who come. Prizes, Live Music and More.  Giant Easter BunnyNormandale Lake Park (NW corner of 84th Street and Normandale Ave. in Bloomington, MN. Entertainment at the bandshell.

Sunday April 12: Rise 'n' Shine 5k (8th Annual)
 9:00 AM (CDT) Como Lake 1360 North Lexington Parkway St Paul , MN 55103
Registration Closing Date : Thursday, April 17, 2014

Sunday April 12: Northstar Community Church  Andover Cinema
The Andover Cinema is located at:
1836 Bunker Lake Blvd NW in Andover, MN (right across from Walmart).
Phone:  763.444.1109  9 and 10:15 am

Sunday April 12: MAPLE GROVE
Best Egg Hunt  hosted by Passion Church at Maple Grove High School  70,000 eggs! 
9 and 11 am  Pre-Registration


Bunny Boot Camp Intro: 
Offered several times in March-May 2015

For exceptional science students Grade 6-12.  Applications available by request through email.
First selections begin March 15 for spring/summer 2014.  See "Teaching Methods" for more details.


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Someone asked and so we are wanted to share that yes we're open to doing birthdays and weddings.  We can bring plenty of sweet bunnies and fleece blankets to drape on the kids laps, helping to keep clothes neat and pretty.  If you are having an outdoor wedding...imagine the pictures!!  But as a reminder, we are not a petting zoo...we want to teach kids while they are exploring and interacting with our rabbits.  Contact us to find out how we can help make your special day off the chart memorable for your young guests.