Easter Egg Hunts in Houston 2014

Easter egg hunts in Houston 2014There are lots of opportunities for Easter egg hunts in Houston, thanks to local businesses, communities and neighborhood churches. I can’t include every egg hunt around town, but here is a snapshot of a few that caught my eye. (Feel free to add your community or church egg hunt as a comment…)

Egg Hunt at Toddler Tuesday
Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney
Tuesday, April 8, 10:30 am
It’s a big downtown Easter egg hunt at Discovery Green with 20,000 eggs and treats! Two different egg hunt times: 10:30 (3-6 year olds) and 10:40 (2 and under). Lots of other festivities from 9 am – 1 pm including crafts and street teams from Houston Rockets and Houston Dynamo with inflatables and giveaways.

Easter Orange Hunt & Peeps Contest
The Orange Show Monument, 2402 Munger
Saturday, April 12, 11 am – noon
Kids can hunt Easter eggs in the maze of The Orange Show Monument along with oranges and other fun prizes. Craft a marshmallow masterpiece with Peeps and bring your entry to The Orange Show Monument by April 11, before 11 am. Gift cards and prizes for the top winners! A $5 donation is suggested per child for this nonprofit’s foundation.

Eggpalooza
Missouri City Community Park, 1700 Glenn Lakes Lane
Saturday, April 12, 3 pm – 5 pm
All ages are welcome at Eggpalooza’s afternoon of fun including an egg dash plus sidewalk chalk, tie-dying, dyeing Easter eggs, sand art, face painting and more. Egg dash times: 3:15 pm (1-4 year olds), 3:45 pm (5-8 year olds), 4:15 (9-12 year olds).

Sugar Land’s 30th annual EGGStravaganza
Eldridge Park, 5211 Eldridge Dr.
Saturday, April 12, noon – 3pm
This huge event features egg scrambles, characters, carnival tent, activities with Radio Disney crew, foam pit, football toss and more. The first 200 families can get a free photo with the Easter Bunny. Special needs children and those under four can particiapte in a continuous egg hunt throughout the day. The egg scramble schedule: 12:30 pm (5 year olds), 1 pm (6 year olds), 1:30 pm (7 year olds), 2 pm (8-9 year olds), 2:30 pm (10 -12 year olds). Don’t miss the 30 golden eggs to represent 30 years of this event!

Easter Egg Hunt and Market
7 Acre Wood, 4401 N. Frazier Street, Conroe
Saturday, April 12, 10 am – 4 pm
It’s a free Easter Egg Hunt out at 7 Acre Wood! The egg hunts are from 10 am – noon but after stick around for the petting zoo, Zip-line, mini golf, Western town, rockwall and more. It’s all free, which is fabulous! A few options have a fee including Easter Bunny photos, face painting, carnival games and paintball.

Easter Spring Festival
West University Place Recreation Fields
Saturday, April 12, 9 am – 11 am
Children up to age 11 are invited to West U’s Easter Spring celebration with the Easter bunny and Wally the Walrus. Free admission.

Community Easter Egg Hunt
Cypress United Methodist Church
13403 Cypress N. Houston
Sunday, April 13, 11:30 am
Enjoy an Easter egg hunt with thousands of eggs and more! Worship begins at 10 am with the egg hunt following.

Easter Thrill FestEaster ThrillFest
MacGregor Park, 5225 Calhoun
Saturday, April 19, 10:30 am – 6 pm
Dubbed the “city’s official and state’s largest Easter festival” featuring 100,000 Easter eggs for the hunt! The 12th annual Easter ThrillFest includes hands-on interactive stations, exhibits, demonstrations, live performances, carnival, face painting, food, and more.

Mountasia Easter Egg Hunt
Mountasia, 17190 State Highway 249
Saturday, April 19, 11 am
Thousands of hidden eggs for three different age groups, prizes, and more. Families need to arrive by 10 am to get ready for the hunt. Take advantage of a buy-one-get-one free unlimited admission (Champ pass) for $29.99 on April 19 only. Pay $20 Easter Sunday for an unlimited Champ pass with this coupon.

Easter Festival & Expo
Light House Church
Summer Creek High School, 14000 Weckford Blvd.
Saturday, April 19, 1 pm – 4 pm
This non-demonenational event features 50,000 egg Easter egg hunt, face painting, live gospel performances and food. The event is free but get a ticket online to reserve your spot. Register online here for free ticket.

Community Hunts
Sugar Creek Baptist Church in the community
Saturday, April 19
Sugar Creek Baptist members are sponsoring 11 community Easter egg hunts as an outreach to the community this Saturday. Watch here for a list of the different community hunts at various apartments, community club houses, playgrounds, and churches in Sugar Land, Missouri City and more. More than 5,000 guests attended the egg hunts last year.

easter blessington farmsEgg Hunt at the Farm
Blessington Farms
, 510 Chisolm Road, Simonton
April 12, April 18, April 19, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Don’t miss the Easter egg hunts at Blessington Farms! Kids can do the egg hunt at their leisure and find 10 eggs and redeem for candy and prizes. More fun includes sand mountain, pedal cars, hay ride, barrel train ride, giant slides, and more. Strawberry picking is $5/pound. The egg hunt is $3/child with Farm Funland admission ($8 fee). photo courtesy Blessington Farms

Easter Service and Egg Hunt
Stonebridge Church
One Stonebridge Church, The Woodlands
Saturday, April 19, 5 pm
Attend an Easter service (identical to Sunday) and stick around for an amazing egg hunt.

12 Eggs Hunts on church campuses
Woodlands Church
April 17-20
Woodlands Church is offering 12 different egg hunts on its variety of campuses including Fellowship of The Woodlands, Atascosita, and Tomball.

Easter Eggstravaganza
Clear Lake United Methodist Church
16335 El Camino Real
Saturday, April 19, 10 am to noon
The egg hunt kicks off at 10 am followed by petting zoo, moonwalk, Easter Bunny, train, pony rides, and free foEaster rabbitsod.

Easter in the Gardens
Moody Gardens in Galveston
Sunday, April 20, begins at 11 am
Free Easter Sunday event featuring egg hunts for three different age groups, games, petting zoo, Easter bunny photos, crafts, face painting, and more. All events are free!

photos: Vicki Powers
{love the photo of my daughter 12 years ago on a backyard egg hunt!}

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  1. says

    Commissioner Steve Radack
    Harris County Precinct Three
    Annual

    EASTER EGG EXTRAVAGANZA

    Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Bear Creek Pioneers Park
    Bear Creek Drive, Pavilion #6

    COLORING CONTEST

    (All materials supplied)

    10:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.
    Judging at 10:30 A.M.

    HOMEMADE EASTER EGG CONTEST
    (Bring your own hard boiled decorated egg)
    10:00 A.M to 10:30 A.M.
    Judging at 10:30 A.M.

    MOST CREATIVE HOMEMADE

    EASTER BASKET CONTEST

    (Bring your own decorated basket)
    Judging at 10:40 A.M.

    4 EASTER EGG HUNTS

    Starting at 11:00 A.M.
    2-Under 6-7 Years
    3-5 Years 8-9 Years

    For more information Call: 281-463-6300

  2. Kendra says

    Second Baptist, Baytown, TX
    Kidventure’s Easter Eggstravaganza
    April 19, 2014 9:30am

    Featuring Easter Egg Hunt, Petting Zoo, Moonwalks, and much more. Free and open to public.

  3. says

    Easter Egg Hunt
    Pilgrim Lutheran Church
    8601 Chimney Rock, 77096
    Saturday, April 19, 2014
    10:00am-1:00pm
    Bring your basket and join us for our Annual Easter Egg Hunt at 10am. Ages 10 years and younger. Registration starts at 9:30am or save time by registering online at plchouston.org/NewsandEvents
    After the Egg Hunt stay for lunch, crafts, games, and fellowship.