Find a local Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Parade, Easter Brunch, etc.

Looking for a local Easter egg hunt for your children? Or an Easter parage, Easter brunch or breakfast or other Easter events in San Diego and Imperial Counties in California?  Scroll down this page and you will see all of thoses in San Diego and Imperial Counties in California, sorted by county. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

If you know of one we missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

Updates for April 2018

April: Easter Sunday will April 21, 2019, If you plan to hold an Easter egg hunt, add or update your information as soon as you can. In 2018 most Easter egg hunts were held on either Saturday, March 24, 2018 or Saturday, March 31, 2018. ALWAYS click the links to check date and time with the event's own website, as there are often last minute changes due to weather or logistical problems, just click on the link to the event's website and (in most cases), you want to click on the "events" link or "calendar" link on their website. Or use their site search for "Easter". Do let them know you found them here, so they will update us next year.  Since many egg hunts do not publish the current year's dates until the very last minute, we may not get their current information, which is why we have links to their websites, facebook pages and calendars. See their events calendar. There are also Easter breakfasts and brunches and Easter parades to watch!

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Easter Egg Hunt, Parade and Event Listings

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Imperial County

  • Cody’s Closet Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Sunbeam Lake - Easter egg hunt
    Sunbeam Lake, 1750 Drew Road, Seeley, CA 92273. Phone: (760)353-1789. Email: HMW600@aol.com. Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Free and open to public. Children 2-10 may participate in the hunt. Snacks, games, crafts, and prizes. Please bring a cat or dog related item for Dee’s Rescue. Donations of candy/prizes appreciated. Heather White (760)353-1789.

San Diego County

  • Campo - Pacific Southwest Railway Museum Association Bunny Train - Easter egg hunts for children, Easter egg hunts for infant, Easter egg hunts for toddlers, Easter Train Ride, The Easter bunny will make an appearance, Held indoors in bad weather, There is an admission fee, Children's crafts, Bring a basket to collect the eggs!, Baskets are provided, gift shop, restrooms, picnic area (bring your own food)
    750 Depot Street, Campo, CA 91906. Phone: 619-478-9937. Event date and time: usually on the weekend before Easter and Easter weekend, from 10:30am, 12:30pm, and 2:30pm. Tickets can be purchased online by clicking the links above or in person the day of the event at the Campo Depot. Advance reservations are required for this event.  Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Highway 8, exit 51 Buckman Springs Road, turn right go to end of road, turn right, after railroad tracks turn left we are on the left. Highway 94 to Forest Gate Road. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Phone answered when museum is open. No refunds if train runs. Check the calendar on our website for up to date information, schedules, prices and member information and to pre-purchase tickets. The Bunny Trains and associated events Tickets can be purchased online by clicking the links above or in person the day of the event at the Campo Depot. Advance reservations are required for this event. The celebration kicks off with a train ride. The Easter Bunny will board the train at the Campo Depot and visit with all of the passengers on the train as it travels toward the U.S. border. After enjoying the one-hour journey through San Diego County’s beautiful mountain terrain, the train stops at the Museum’s Display Building where more fun awaits. Two Easter egg hunting areas will be open for the children. One is geared towards our smallest travelers with eggs in plain sight; the other takes up the entire Display Building with eggs carefully hidden by the Easter Bunny. The children may turn in the plastic eggs they find to Museum volunteers for sweets and other prizes. The best part - entrance into the Display Building and both Easter egg hunts is included in the price of your train tickets!  
  • Carlsbad EGGstravaganza Spring Festival  - Easter egg hunt
    Poinsettia Park, 6600 Hidden Valley Park, Carlsbad, CA. Phone: 760-434-2843. Email:  rachael.shay@carlsbadca.gov. Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 10 am to 1 pm. The event features ongoing egg scrambles for children 6 and older, who want to race for their eggs, as well as one for children ages 5 and under. There is also a non-competitive egg scramble for young children, children with special needs, and for families wanting to pose for a photo opportunity. Attendees can also enjoy a family scavenger hunt, photos with the Easter bunny, a fun zone with bounce houses, a giant slide and a chance to "soak the bunny". $5 activity cards and $5 unlimited fun zone wristbands can be purchased for activities like the egg scramble and Easter bunny photos. These can be purchased at the event or in advance, March 12 through March 30 at these locations Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.:
    o Calavera Hills Community Center, 2997 Glasgow Drive
    o Harding Community Center, 3096 Harding Street
    o Stagecoach Community Center, 3420 Camino de los Coches
    o Alga Norte Community Park, 6565 Alicante Road.
  • Chula Vista Firefighter's Association - Easter egg hunt
    Mt San Miguel Park, 2335 Paseo Veracruz, Chula Vista, CA 91914. Event date and time: Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 8:30am to 11:30am rain or shine. Spaces are limited and tickets are usually gone weeks in advance. Cost: FREE for Chula Vista residents 10 years old and under. Visit your local Chula Vista fire station between 8am to noon and 1pm-5pm to get your entry ticket, 7 days a week. Click here for a list of Chula Vista Fire Department station locations. IMPORTANT: Space is limited. Children MUST have entry ticket to participate and must bring their own Easter basket. Event activities Include:
    • Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 0-10 yrs. old
    • Pictures with the Easter Bunny & your neighborhood Firefighters
    • Fire Engines to explore
    • Lessons on fire safety
    • Make your own bunny ears
    • Special eggs filled with prize tickets in each age group
  • City of Encinitas Spring Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunt
    Encinitas Community Park, 425 Santa Fe Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024. Phone: 760-633-2740. Email: nbuck@encinitasca.gov. Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 10am to 1pm. Cost: FREE. Egg hunt. Saturday, March 31, 10am to 12pm. . Free. Spring Egg Hunt. Calling all kids! Enjoy 2 performances by Hullabaloo and 20,000 eggs! Egg Hunt times: 10:15 - ages 4 & under- upper field, 5 & up lower field, 11:00 - ages 4 & under- upper field, 5 & up lower field, 11:45 - ages 4 & under- upper field, 5 & up lower field. Bring your own basket for eggs. Limited parking on-site, extra parking available at Scripps Hospital, lower parking lots, off of Devonshire Drive. Info: 760-633-2740.
  • City of Oceanside Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunt
    Buddy Todd Park, 3000 Mesa Drive, San Diego, CA 92054. Phone: (760) 435-5041. Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 10 am. The Annual City of Oceanside Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Buddy Todd Park, located at Mesa Drive and Parnassus Circle. The Hunt will begin promptly at 10 a.m. and is free for children ages 3-11. Families are encouraged to come early. There will be lots of candy, prizes, a magic show and of course, a special guest appearance by the Easter Bunny. The public is invited to this free event. Free parking is available.
  • Del Mar Easter Egg Hunt at Seagrove - Easter egg hunt
    Seagrove Park, Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014. Email: delmarfoundation.org@gmail.com. Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 10am to 11pm. Registration starts at 9:30. You must be registered to participate in this event.  
  • Encinitas Spring Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunt, The Easter bunny will make an appearance, Photos with the Easter Bunny, Childrens crafts, Children's music and storytelling, FREE admission, Bring a basket to collect the eggs!, restrooms
    425 Santa Fe Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024. Phone: (760) 585-6643. Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: FREE Limited parking is available on-site at the park. Auxiliary parking with a free shuttle bus to and from Encinitas Community Park is available at the San Dieguito Academy High School parking lot, located at the corner of Nardo Rd. and Melba Rd. (ADDED: March 26, 2018)
  • Grossmont Center La Mesa - Easter egg hunt
    5500 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942. Phone: (619) 465-2900. Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 10:30 am. Hop on over to Grossmont Center for Easter fun for everyone! Join us for FREE kid-friendly Easter activities, including crafts, balloon animals, face painters, airbrush tattoos, a Stilt-Walker, DJ D-Rock from Z90, and everyone’s favorite – Lady Tiana! Also, if you have an avid young reader, non-profit organization Traveling Stories will be on site encouraging kids to practice reading and earn prizes! There will be two Egg Hunts, Divided by age group: Hippity Patch – 11AM for Ages 0-5 and Hoppity Patch – 11:30AM Ages 6-12. Eggs will be filled with special surprises including special store coupons, candy and small toys! Then, join us at 12pm for our Shop Local Hunt! Come early to get the best spot and stay for a fun day of shopping and Easter promotions.
  • San Diego Botanic Garden Spring Party with Bunny - Easter egg hunt
    230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, CA. Phone: 760-436-3036. Email: info@SDBGarden.org. Event date and time: Based on last year's date, it SHOULD be held on Saturday, March 31, 2018 (but be sure to check on their website or call them first as may have changed) from 10-11:30am or 11:30am to 1pm; Early Party: 10 - 11:30 am, Late Party: 11:30 am to 1 pm. Children ages 2 to 6 are invited to visit our gentle bunny, pet real bunnies and chicks, and make some colorful spring crafts. Children will also parade through the garden and go on a bunny hunt. Limited to 50 children per party, pre-registration required. 2016 Cost: SDBG Members $15 per child, non-members $18 per child. Regular admission fees apply to accompanying adult(s) payable upon arrival. Free for SDBG adult members. Please pre-register online or in person at our office at the Garden.  Pre-registration by phone, e-mail, or mail are not accepted.
  • Joyful Living San Diego - Easter egg hunts for children, The Easter bunny will make an appearance, FREE admission, Vendors, Bring a basket to collect the eggs!, Farm animals are present, farm market, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, face painting, farm animals
    4425 Bannock Avenue, San Diego, CA 92119. Phone: 917-572-7261. Alternate Phone: 619-697-1810. Email: sandiegostarr@cox.net. Event date and time: Based on last year's date, it SHOULD be held on Saturday, March 31, 2018from 9am to 1pm  - but be sure to check on their website or call them first as we haven't received an update from them. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Click here for our Facebook page. This is going to be a happy, lively community fair with great fun for the young and young-at-heart.Right now we're working on getting llama rides in addition to all the other the enjoyable activities for children.
  • Vista Optimist CLub Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Breakfast - Easter egg hunts for children, Easter egg hunts for toddlers, The Easter bunny will make an appearance, Visits and photos with the Easter Rabbit, Breakfast (with the Easter bunny), Pancake breakfast or brunch, There is an admission fee, Children's crafts, Bring a basket to collect the eggs!,
    600 Optimist Way, Vista, CA 92085. Phone: 760-598-5907. Email: marycdraves@gmail.com. Event date and time: Saturday, March 24, 2018 7:30 am to 11 am. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. All you can eat Pancake and Sausage breakfast from 7-11am Bonnet contest 9am. 15,000 eggs on the baseball field for the Egg hunt 10 am Tickets are $5 and include breakfast and hunt. All participants must have a ticket. Hunt is for children 11 and under.
    7-11 a.m. Breakfast, games and pictures with the Easter Bunny
    9 a.m. Bonnet contest with prizes
    10 a.m. EGG HUNT.