Easter Egg Hunts in Charlotte: 2023

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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!

March 25

13th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Zetas of Charlotte

Noon-3 p.m.

The Zetas of Charlotte Benevolent Foundation sponsors this fun-filled event with egg hunts, snacks, a game truck, and prizes.


March 25

Where My Peeps At?

Rea Farms

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.


March 26

Easter Egg Hunt

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.


March 29

Gastonia Easter Egg Hunt

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

Shelter Easter Eggstravaganza

1491 Business Park Court, Gastonia

6-7 p.m.

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

The Great Easter EGGspedition


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.


April 1

Ballantyne Spring Fling

Morrison YMCA

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.


April 1

Community Easter Egg Hunt

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.


April 1

Easter Eggstravaganza

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.


April 1

Easter Eggstravaganza 2023

Walter Y. Elisha Park

1-3:30 p.m.

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.


April 1

Easter Jam 2023

Northlake Assembly of God Sunset Road Campus

10 a.m.-noon

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.


April 1

Midland Farms Easter Eggstravaganza

Midland Farms

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.


April 1

Naturalist Egg Hunt

Wing Haven

1-3 p.m.

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.


April 1

Patty Shropshire Easter Egg Hunt

Snider Residence

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.


April 1

Pritchard Church Easter Egg Hunt

Pritchard Church

10 a.m.-noon

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.


April 5

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.


April 6

SCRC: Spring Easter Egg Hunt

Sugaw Creek Recreation Center

5-6:30 p.m.

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.


April 7-8

Egg-cellent Adventure Egg Hunt

Patterson Farm

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Explore the farm while you hunt for eggs and enjoy activities such as photos with the Easter Bunny, playing with baby animals in the barnyard, the Cow Barrel Train Ride, the Barn Theater and more.


April 8

Annual Coulwood Easter Egg Hunt

Coulwood Hills Clubhouse

9:30-11:30 a.m.

Easter egg hunt starts promptly at 10:30 a.m. There will also be Easter crafts and a visit from the Easter Bunny.


April 8

Easter Egg Hunt and Cookout

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.


April 8

Easter Egg Hunt & Farm Brunch

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.


April 8

Easter Egg Hunt at Woodhaven

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.


April 8

NDRC: Spring Easter Egg Hunt

Naomi Drenan Recreation Center

9:30-11:30 a.m.

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.


April 8

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.


April 8-9

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.


April 9

Egg-cellent Garden Adventure Weekend

The Ballantyne Hotel


The Ballantyne’s Easter Egg Hunt is complimentary for hotel guests and brunch guests. Attendees are encouraged to sign up by emailing info@theballantyne.com.