Easter Egg Hunts in Charlotte: 2023
From events on church lawns to community-wide eggstravaganzas, there are plenty of sites to hunt for Easter eggs this spring. Many of them also include visits from the Easter Bunny. So get hoppin’, and don’t forget your Easter basket!
Zetas of Charlotte
The Zetas of Charlotte Benevolent Foundation sponsors this fun-filled event with egg hunts, snacks, a game truck, and prizes.
10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Check out the Peep Hunt and get a picture with the Easter Bunny from 10-11:30 a.m., and stay for a complimentary outdoor viewing of Alice in Wonderland.
Light of Christ Church (Ballantyne)
11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
An Easter egg hunt starts at noon, following the 10 a.m. service and potluck. In addition to the hunt, there will be face painting, crafts, yard games, and pictures with the Easter Bunny.
Martha Rivers Park
Starts at 6 p.m.
The City of Gastonia Parks & Recreation Department is having an egg hunt in the soccer fields with more than 10,000 toy- and sticker-filled eggs. Kids will be grouped by age, and free books and food trucks will be on site.
March 31-April 1
1491 Business Park Court, Gastonia
Decorate dog treats, make a pet-themed craft, and help stuff and hide eggs for the Shelter Pet Easter Egg Hunt. The following morning, pups will sniff out the eggs on the walking trail.
March 31-April 9
A dozen “Easter eggs” are hidden in outdoor locations throughout Matthews. Participants download an app to receive clues to each egg’s location. Take a selfie with each egg to be entered to win the EGGspedition GRAND PRIZE.
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Forest Hill Church and the Morrison YMCA welcome spring with games, food, and activities for the whole family.
First United Methodist Church Belmont
Starts at 1 p.m.
Four separate hunts for children of all ages. Each hunt will have five winners of a “golden coin” that can be traded in for a prize. There will also be popcorn, cotton candy, crafts, and photo opportunities.
Park Williams Athletic Complex
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Thousands of eggs are hidden throughout the upper soccer field, with different age groups on each half hour beginning at 11 a.m. There will also be games, food, and additional activities.
Walter Y. Elisha Park
The largest Easter egg hunt in Fort Mill is sponsored by Lifepointe Church and Forest Hill Church. Separate hunts for each age group; find candy-filled eggs in the grass. There will also be raffle prizes.
Northlake Assembly of God Sunset Road Campus
This community event takes place on the church’s back lawn and has an Easter egg hunt, bouncy house, games, crafts, and other activities. Must register online.
Midland Farms Easter Eggstravaganza
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
There’s so much going on a Midland Farms! In addition to egg hunts for toddlers and older children, there’s meet-and-greets and photos with the Easter Bunny, Stetson’s Barnyard, pony rides, hay rides, and country crafts.
Visit the SEED Wildlife & Children’s Garden to celebrate spring songbirds, craft your own binoculars, and search for replicas of real bird eggs hidden throughout the garden. There will also be light refreshments and crafts.
Patty Shropshire Easter Egg Hunt
10 -11:30 a.m.
This family event begins with games, arts and crafts, and goody bags, followed by an Easter egg hunt and pictures with the Easter Bunny.
Pritchard Church Easter Egg Hunt
Egg hunts will be done by age level; fun activities include bounce houses, crafts, face painting, and a visit with the Easter Bunny. Pre-registration is requested but not required.
April 1-2 & 7-8
Easter Bunny Express & Egg Hunt
NC Transportation Museum
A general admission ticket to the museum gives you access to the Bunny Trail-stop, inflatable games, balloon twister, and photos with the Easter Bunny. Easter Egg Hunts will take place on April 7-8, with start times sorted by age groups.
Friendship SBC’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Friendship Southern Baptist Church
Starts at 6:30 p.m.
Hunt for eggs and stay for free candy and hot dogs. Pre-register online.
SCRC: Spring Easter Egg Hunt
Sugaw Creek Recreation Center
Join in an Easter egg hunt for kids ages 2-10, along with games and entertainment for the entire family. No online registration available; call 980-314-1124 for more information.
Annual Coulwood Easter Egg Hunt
Coulwood Hills Clubhouse
Easter egg hunt starts promptly at 10:30 a.m. There will also be Easter crafts and a visit from the Easter Bunny.
The Cove Church Moorseville Campus
Starts at 10 a.m.
Take part in an Easter egg hunt for kids of all ages, inflatables, games, and a cookout.
The Union Exchange
Starts at 9:30 a.m.
Enjoy egg hunts for two different age groups, a visit from the Easter Bunny (at 11 a.m.), mini pancakes, sweet treats, and drink specials for adults 21+. Participating children must register in advance.
Woodhaven Baptist Church
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Hunt eggs at 11 a.m., followed by fellowship and a hot dog lunch—and stick around for a surprise visitor.
NDRC: Spring Easter Egg Hunt
Naomi Drenan Recreation Center
Come for an Easter egg hunt geared toward kids ages 2-10, along with games and entertainment for the entire family. No online registration available; call 980-314-1100 for more information.
Spring Craft Fair & Easter Egg Hunt
Idlewild Baptist Church
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Hunt for Easter eggs every hour on the hour, enjoy free hot dogs, get photos with the Easter Bunny, and explore a lawn covered with craft tents.
Egg-cellent Garden Adventure Weekend
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Egg hunts take place from noon-2 p.m. on both days. Get a scavenger hunt sheet from the front desk for hints on all the egg locations. Eggs can be traded in for different goodies.