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Let The Search Begin! Here Are The Best Easter Egg Hunts Going On Around Columbus

Grab your baskets and get your search parties ready! It’s Easter Egg hunting season.


There’s nothing quite like the joy of finding and collecting brightly colored eggs that are filled with candy. If you’re looking for the perfect adventure this weekend for the kids, there are egg hunts in every corner of the city.

Eggs, Paws, & Claws

What: Children can have their picture taken with the Bunny, see Aqua Bunny swim along the coral trail at Discovery Reef, and watch animals hunt for eggs or a tasty equivalent. Plus, children can hear fun and furry bunny “tails” during Books and Bunnies, presented by the Columbus Metropolitan Library. The cost of the event is included in Zoo Admission.
Where: The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
When: March 30 & 31, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Easter Bunny Skate

What: Get your skate on at the Easter Bunny Skate at United Skates of America. Admission is $8 and skate/rollerblade rental is $3.50. Adults who aren’t skating can come in for free. There will be an opportunity to get a selfie with the Easter Bunny, so bring your cameras!
Where: United Skates of America
When: March 30, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Eggsplosion 2018

What: Eggsplosion 2018 is an afternoon of fun for the whole family. The eggs will be dropped out of a helicopter in two different sessions, one for kindergarten & younger, and one for 1st through 4th graders. In addition to the egg hunt, there will be inflatables, face painting, games, and food. The event is free and open to the public.
Where: Centennial High School, 1441 Bethel Rd., Columbus
When: March 30 at 5:30 p.m.

Magic Mountain Easter Egg Hunt

What: This BYOB (Bring your own Basket) egg hunt will take place on the putting greens at Magic Mountain. The egg hunt includes 1 slice of pizza, drink, and 1 Raffle Ticket for $7.
Where: Magic Mountain Polaris
When: March 30 at 6 p.m.

Annual Easter Egg Dash

What: Bexley Recreation & Parks are hosting their annual Easter Egg Dash. Over 4,000 eggs will be hidden around Jeffrey Park for kids up to 4th grade to hunt. The area will have designated sections for different age groups!
Where: The back meadow of Jeffrey Mansion
When: March 31 at 12 p.m. (rain or shine)

Easter Egg Hunt

What: Grandview Heights is happy to host their annual Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by Pathways Financial Credit Union. The event is free and open to the public.
Where: Wyman Woods, 1520 Goodale Blvd, Grandview Heights, OH 43212
When: March 31 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Kids Link Kidsfest

What: Kids Link Kidsfest is one of the biggest events happening around town for Easter. The day will include a Pancake Breakfast with Sleeping Beauty & the Easter Bunny, an Easter Egg Hunt, and an Easter Carnival to benefit Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana.
Where: Franklin County Fairgrounds
When: March 31 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Slate Run Metro Park Egg Hunt

What: Search the fields at Slate Run for candy-filled plastic Easter eggs! There will be three separate areas for your kids to search, for age groups 0–3, 4–7 and 8–10. The event is open.
Where: Slate Run Metro Park
When: March 31 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt for Clintonville

What: The Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt in Clintonville is a classic family tradition. The hunt is broken up into areas for various age groups, 0-10, and there will be doughnuts and hot drinks for sale.
Where: Whetstone Park of Roses
When: March 31 at 10 a.m.

Milo-Grogan Community Egg Hunt

What: Join the Easter Bunny for the Milo-Grogan Community Egg Hunt. There will be face painting, games, snacks, and a hunt for the Golden Egg! The event is open to kids from ages 1-12 with hunting areas separated by age.
Where: Milo-Grogan Community Rec Center
When: March 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Adult Easter Egg Hunt

What: Who says kids get to have all the fun? Camelot Cellars Winery is hosting an “adult-only” Easter Egg hunt. Enjoy $5 glasses of wine while searching for eggs. 3 of the hidden eggs are valued at $50. Tickets are $5 and you must be 21+ to attend.
Where: Camelot Cellars Winery
When: March 31 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Happy hunting!