Easter Egg Hunts in San Diego
March 14, 2023

Get your kids ready for Easter egg hunts and hop on over to enjoy these fun and egg-citing springtime events in San Diego!

Spring is in the air, and before you know it, the Easter season is hopping closer, and you need to start planning for things to do with kids during the spring break holiday. Typically, local fields and even indoor events will be filled with colorful hidden eggs so kids can join the fun and exciting Easter egg hunts in San Diego. So, grab your baskets and hop on to these family-friendly events, including a special Easter Bunny appearance!

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Easter brings a lot of kid-friendly festivities, whether you’re headed to a local park, malls, hotels, museums, churches, or a unique outdoor experience. Throughout the week leading to Easter Sunday, San Diego becomes a sanctuary of colorful egg hunting events, from purely commercial to devoutly religious happenings. Kids can also have the opportunity to take pictures with the Easter Bunny, have Easter brunch with the family, and enjoy hopping parties.

If you’re looking for an egg-citing trail to hunt for the perfect Easter activities for the kids, we’re making it easier for you so you don’t miss out on any fun. Here’s a roundup of the best events in San Diego hosting Easter egg hunts for kids for the spring holiday. From indoor venues to outdoor settings or even underwater, these events bring in all the hops with special treats, prizes, and surprises!

Easter Egg Hunts in San Diego

The Village Church Eggstravaganza
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The Village Church Eggstravaganza

6225 Paseo Delicias, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
Phone Number: (858) 756-2441

April 1, 2023 
Saturday | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Eggstravaganza, the ever-popular Easter celebration for children ages two to 10, returns to the Village Church on Saturday, April 1. The gathering will feature a petting zoo, egg hunts, and crafts. The morning’s highlight is a unique interactive Easter story with Village Church’s senior pastor, Dr. Jack Baca. His annual telling of Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection regularly attracts hundreds of children and adults.

Breakfast will be served. RSVPs are required; the cost is $5 per person, with children ages two and younger admitted for free. For more details, please click the link HERE.

Spring Fling
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Spring Fling

NBSD Admiral Prout Field
2375 Recreation Way, San Diego, CA 92136
Phone Number: (619) 284-4054

April 1, 2023 
Saturday | 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

As Easter approaches, the Easter Bunny is busy hunting eggs. This year, while on his hunt, he found himself at the Naval Base San Diego for the All Hands Car Show on April 1st. The Easter Bunny knew that the car show would be the highlight of his visit and couldn’t wait to see all the cars, trucks, and bikes on display. He knew that he was in for a treat.

So, come early for the giant egg hunt in San Diego with over 60,000 eggs, a car show, and other fun activities. There will be three different egg hunts by age group, ages 2-4, ages 5-7, and ages 8+. There will also be a petting zoo. The event is FREE to attend, while food and drinks will be available for purchase. For more details, please click the link HERE.

Plunge EGGstravaganza | Underwater Egg Hunt
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Plunge EGGstravaganza | Underwater Egg Hunt

3115 Ocean Front Walk, San Diego, CA 92109
Phone Number: (858) 779-1630

April 1, 2023 
Saturday | 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Join Plunge San Diego for the annual Underwater Easter Egg Hunt. This event features an open swim, a giant floating obstacle course, underwater and dry-land Easter egg hunts, bouncy houses, and local vendors. Plus, the Easter Bunny will make a special appearance for a meet and greet photo opportunities. After completing the underwater Easter egg hunt, each child will receive an Easter goodie bag.

The underwater egg hunt will include both floating and sunken eggs in the shallow end of the pool (2.5-3 feet of water) and a more challenging area for older children and adults in 6 feet of water. The children can keep eggs picked up during the dry land hunt. All attendees will receive a complimentary day pass to return to Plunge San Diego ($25 value). For more details, please click the link HERE.

San Diego Animal Sanctuary & Farm’s Annual Easter Egg Hunts
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San Diego Animal Sanctuary & Farm’s Annual Easter Egg Hunts

5178 Japatul Spur, Alpine, CA 91901
Phone Number: (619) 320-4942

April 6 – 9, 2023 
Thursday – Sunday | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Hop over to the San Diego Animal Sanctuary & Farm (formerly called the Children’s Nature Retreat), a 20-acre farm in Alpine, to celebrate Easter with the animals and participate in one of four Easter egg hunts. The annual egg hunts are a tradition at the farm, and this year, there will be one hunt per day from Thursday, April 6, through Sunday, April 9.

The price includes one Easter basket and up to 12 eggs. Over 4,000 eggs will be filled with plush animals, toys, and candy across the farm. The Farm’s sweet bunnies will be there in their brand-new location, and the Easter Bunny will have a unique appearance for pictures and cuddles. For more details, please click the link HERE.

Easter egg hunts in San Diego - City of Encinitas
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Spring Egg Hunt – City of Encinitas

Encinitas Community Park
425 Santa Fe Dr., Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone Number: (760) 633-2600

April 8, 2023 
Saturday | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

It’s all about the kids! The City of Encinitas presents its annual Spring Egg Hunt. Adding to the fun in addition to the 20,000 eggs, this year’s event will feature a Hullabaloo live-in concert hosted by the City of Encinitas Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department.

No sign-up is required for this event. Bring your basket and enjoy the fun. For more details, please click the link HERE.

Easter at Carmel Church San Diego
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Easter at Carmel Church San Diego

10802 Willow Ct., San Diego, CA 92127
Phone Number: (858) 613-5263

April 9, 2023 
Sunday | 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Get ready for some egg-citing fun at City Church San Diego. Hop over with family and friends to enjoy this fun and exciting Springtime event. For every child photo with the Easter bunny Waffle & Craft Coffee Truck, you will get an Easter bag to participate in the Easter egg hunting event at Carmel Church San Diego.

During the Easter service, you will get an encouraging resurrection message from Jerry Mckinney. There will also be an exceptional performance by Dynamic Musical Production. For more details, please click the link HERE.

Easter egg hunts in San Diego - Hotel del Coronado
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Easter Egg Hunt – Hotel del Coronado

1500 Ocean Blvd., Coronado, CA 92118
Phone Number: (619) 435-6611

April 9, 2023 
Sunday | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Join the Easter Bunny for an exciting Easter egg hunt at Del Beach. Easter morning will be kicked off with a good old-fashioned egg hunt. Each event will have sections marked for different age groups. Each hunt has three hidden gold coins, and the lucky finders win a unique Easter basket full of goodies.

The week will have fun and exciting activities, including Movies on the Beach, Easter Roast, and Easter Bunny Deliveries. This event is exclusively for Easter brunch and overnight hotel guests only. For more details, please click the link HERE.

Easter Champagne Brunch Buffet
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Easter Champagne Brunch Buffet

3999 Mission Blvd., San Diego, CA 92109
Phone Number: (858) 539-8635

April 9, 2023 
Sunday | 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Reserve your table at Oceana Coastal Kitchen for the Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch with delicious options for the whole family. Your memorable experience includes a complimentary ticket ($40 value) for a special Easter cruise aboard the William D. Evans sternwheeler boat.

Let the kids partake in an egg hunt and kids’ crafts and visit with the Easter Bunny while adults enjoy a mimosa and Bloody Mary specials and live entertainment with a beautiful backdrop of Mission Bay. For more details, please click the link HERE.

Easter Sunday – Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa
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Easter Sunday – Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa

5921 Valencia Circle, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
Phone Number: (858) 759-6246

April 9, 2023 
Sunday | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Join this coming Easter Sunday for the perfect family celebration. Indulge in a bountiful buffet featuring the legendary raw bar, spring salads, and carving stations. Treat yourself to the dessert bar laden with sweet goodies. 

Bellini in hand, watch your little ones frolic on the lawn, visit the petting zoo, hunt for eggs, and create masterpieces at the crafting table.

For more details, please click the link HERE.

Easter Egg Hunt + Brunch
Photo by: The Dana on Mission Bay

Easter Egg Hunt + Brunch

1710 W Mission Bay Dr., San Diego, CA 92109
Phone Number: (619) 225-2117

April 9, 2023 
Sunday | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

California Dreamin’ of surf, sand, and sun? Soak it all up this Spring Break in beautiful Mission Bay. Whether searching for a serene and secluded bayfront escape, desire to see the city lights, or enjoy some of our 70 miles of coastline, you’ll find the perfect blend here.

Hop over to Firefly this Easter for egg-citing festivities for the whole family. Join the annual egg hunt, enhanced brunch buffet, and live music. For more details, please click the link HERE.

Easter Egg Hunts in San Diego

There are so many ways to celebrate Easter during the springtime holiday. Whether coloring eggs at home or attending Easter egg hunting at local events, these spring traditions are a fun part of being in San Diego. The Easter egg hunts will be in full swing, so before it sells out, book in advance to make sure you and your little bunnies can hop in on the action. Hoppy hunting!

Families in San Diego have many wonderful options for hunting Easter Eggs with children…. which events will your family attend?

Looking for other Easter egg hunts and activities in San Diego? Go to our Events for Kids in the San Diego area or our seasonal blog category. You can also check out our comprehensive listing of resources in San Diego.

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