Easter Egg Hunts, Parades and Other Easter Fun in Kansas in 2018!

Want to go to an Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Parade, Easter Train Ride or other Easter event in Kansas in 2018?

Here's Where to Find Easter Fun in Kansas!

There are Easter Eggs hunts all over Kansas in 2018!  They are great fun for families with children!  Most allow children from babies through elementary school to participant in the actual hunt, but almost all also have many other activities, music, food and entertainment for adults and older children. 

The egg hunts are usually right around Easter which will be Sunday, April 16, 2017. most egg hunts will be held on Saturday April 8, 2017 and some on Saturday April 15, 20172018. 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. There are also Easter breakfasts and brunches and Easter parades to watch! And if you would like to make your own natural organic Easter Egg dye, here's how to do it! And see these pages for a history of the Easter egg or the history of Easter egg hunts, and the origin of the Easter Bunny!  This page shows you how to hard boil eggs and this page how to blow (or empty) an egg.
Also, see PickYourOwn.org to find farms to go pick strawberries, blueberries, apples, etc. in your local area!

Always confirm dates and times via the contact information provided - they often change or cancel and do not tell me!


Easter Egg Hunts and Events

Dickinson County

Douglas County

  • Midland Railway Historical Association Easter Train - Easter train ride
    1515 W. High Street, Baldwin City, KS 66006. Phone (913) 721-1211. Alternate phone: (785) 594-6982. Event date and time: Trains will depart on March 28, 2015, 29th and April 4, 2015 at 10am, 1pm and 3:30pm each day.  Tickets are $18 for ages 12 and over and $12 for ages 1 to 11 years. Children under 1yr are free (if you want them to have their own seat and not in your lap, $12 passenger fair applies [this includes car seats]). All passengers get a chance to have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny while on the train!! Bring your own camera or a professional photographer will be on the train to take a photograph for you (at an extra fee).. Depot, Answered during operating hours. old Santa Fe Depot.  The Easter Egg Hunt Trains offer an 11 mile round-trip train ride that includes a visit with the Easter Bunny on the train. Once at Norwood, KS., (halfway between Ottawa and Baldwin City), the train stops to let all the passengers off at a park area filled with over 1000 Easter Eggs per train! Everyone will line up in their appropriate age groups (3 age groups) and when everyone is ready, THE EGG HUNT WILL BEGIN! Somewhere in those 1000 eggs will be a “GOLDEN EGG!” The winner of the golden egg will receive a grand prize, sure to make every child happy! But do not stop looking through your eggs just because you see candy! Inside some of the eggs will be prize slips that you redeem from the conductor on the train! (UPDATED: March 24, 2015, JBS)
  • Holcom Park Recreation Center - Easter egg hunt
    2700 W 27th St, Lawrence, Kansas 66047. Event date and time: Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 10 AM. Phone: (785) 832-7940. FREE Egg Hunt with over 5000 candy filled eggs! Chance to win a bike and Easter baskets. Registration starts at 10 AM and the hunt starts at 10:45. There will be two different age hunts. Invite everyone you know! (ADDED: March 13, 2016, JBS)

Ellis County

  • Annual Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunt
    FHSU Memorial Union, 700 College Dr, Hays, KS 67601. Phone: 785-625-2219. Event date and time: Based on last year's date, it SHOULD be held on Saturday, March 26, 2016 - but be sure to check on their website or call them first as we haven't received an update from them; at 9:00am. The Kiwanis Club of Hays will be sponsoring its 39th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on the campus of FHSU. Line up in front of the Memorial Union. Children age 0 - 10 are welcome to come and participate. The Easter Bunny will be on hand for photos.  (UPDATED: March 24, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: April 16, 2014, from their website) (UPDATED: March 25, 2013, from their website)
  • Fort Hays State University's annual student Easter egg hunt - Easter egg hunt
    600 Park St, Hays, KS 67601. Phone: (785) 628-4373. Event date and time: Call the intramurals department. It provides about 3,000 eggs filled with jelly beans for FHSU students. Easter Egg Hunt. For FHSU students.
    General Rules:
    1. The Easter Egg Hunt is an annual event. It will be held every year, when the Intramural Easter Bunny comes to FHSU and visits.
    2. The Easter Bunny will leave at least $500.00 in cash and prizes.
    3. There is a $1.00 charge for all entries.
    4. Prizes must be claimed one at a time. Once you claim your prize you may go and look for other prizes.
    5. The hunt is officially over at 10:00 am. At this time all unclaimed prizes to to the person who finds the numbered egg for all unclaimed prizes. (UPDATED: March 24, 2015, JBS)
  • The Mall at Hays Easter Egg Scramble - Easter egg hunt
    The Mall at Hays, 2918 Vine Street, Hays, KS 67601. Phone: 785-625-3314. Email: sfabrizius@dp-mgmt.com.  Event date and time: Based on last year's date, it SHOULD be held on Saturday, March 26, 2016 - but be sure to check on their website or call them first as we haven't received an update from them; at 10 am.  Bring your kids to The Mall and let them scramble for eggs. Chances to win lots of prizes from The Mall stores. Age Groups: 4 & Under, 5&6 Year Olds, 7&8 Year Olds, 9&10 Year Olds. Contact The Mall Office or visit our website for more details. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for all the latest happenings at The Mall. (UPDATED: March 24, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: April 16, 2014, from their website) (ADDED: March 26, 2013, from their website)
  • See this page for the Ellis County - Great Bend area 

Reno County

  • Kansas State Fair Easter Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunt
    Gottschalk Park & Stage, 2000 N Poplar Street, Hutchinson KS 67502. Phone: 620-662-3011. Alternate Phone: 800-362-3247. Event date and time: Based on last year's date, it SHOULD be held on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016 - but be sure to check on their website or call them first as we haven't received an update from them;   from 2 pm to 4 pm.  Annual Kiwanis Club Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Gottschalk Park at the Kansas State Fairgrounds. For more information contact Dallas Macklin.  (UPDATED: March 24, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: April 16, 2014, from their website)

Easter Train rides in regions of the U.S. and other countries - from TrainTraveling.com :