Photo courtesy of Lebanon Mason Monroe RailroadHop aboard the Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad's Easter Bunny Express for an unforgettable Easter experience! Before traveling to the Lebanon Sports Complex for a special visit with the Easter Bunny, children will have the opportunity to take part in an Easter egg hunt. Plus, fun spring concessions will be available during the journey! You can get your tickets here. Where: Lohrey Recreation Center When: April 6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Get a little Easter basket shopping in at the Lohrey Recreation Center this season. Peruse goods from over 40 crafters, food vendors and local companies while your children hunt for eggs and visit with the Easter Bunny. There's a little something for everyone at this free, family-friendly event! Where: Fairfield Community Art Center When: April 6, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Follow the bunny trail into the Fairfield Community Arts Center this Saturday for a Candyland paradise! Visit with Peter Cottontail, enjoy a delicious sweet tooth breakfast, and find some hidden gems at the craft fair while surrounded by sugary decorations. You can get your tickets for the breakfast here. Where: The River Church, Middleton When: April 13, 9-11 a.m. Children sixth grade and under will be able to experience thousands of eggs falling out of a helicopter during the annual Helicopter Egg Drop at the River Church in Middleton.! After the egg drop, you can get your photo taken with the Cottontail Brothers, participate in a cupcake walk, get your face painted and more. This event is limited to 550 children, so make sure to register here and reserve your spot. Where: Washington Park When: April 13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Over-the-Rhine's biggest egg hunt is back and better than ever, featuring over 10,000 candy-filled eggs, Mr. Bunny himself, a petting zoo with animals from Sunrock Farm, and many more fun activities. Children ages 10 and under are welcome to participate, but don't forget your basket! Where: Beachler Field When: April 13, 11 a.m. The Easter Egg Scramble at LifePoint Community Church has quickly become a Miamisburg favorite over the past six years. The Beachler football field will be split into three age categories, and over 15,000 eggs filled with candy, toys and prizes will be spread out throughout the grass. You can register for the event here. Getting to the field early is recommended as the eggs go quickly! Where: Memorial Park, Independence When: April 13, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Visit the city of Independence this Easter for one of their most popular events of the year: their annual Easter egg hunt! This family event is free and will give you the opportunity to win various prizes, family passes to Cincinnati destinations and so much more. Registration is recommended. Where: The Estate at Sunset Farm When: April 13, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Bring the entire family out to the Estate at Sunset Farm for an unforgettable Easter experience! Spend this spring day visiting the stunning estate and visiting with the gorgeous Shire Horses. The egg hunt will begin at 11:30 a.m. While this is a free event, attendees are encouraged to make a donation to benefit their beloved horses. Where: Mercy McAuley High School When: April 13, 1-2:30 p.m. Mercy McAuley High School invites you and your children to join them in an Easter egg hunt celebration full of prizes, activities and other games. This hunt is free and open to children nine-years-old and under. Registration is recommended. Where: Union Presbyterian Church When: April 20, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Residents in and around the beautiful city of Union are welcome to visit the Union Presbyterian Church for an egg hunt the day before Easter! There will be two hunts for different age ranges and light refreshments will be provided. Plus, a certain festive bunny will be making an appearance so make sure to bring your camera! Where: Spencer Shank Memorial Park When: April 20, 11 a.m. Celebrate spring and Easter with a festive egg hunt at Spence Shank Memorial Park. Scour the landscape for eggs, get your photo taken with the Easter Bunny and so much more! This event is free and open to children ages 10 and under. Where: Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden When: April 20, 12-5 p.m. This year, the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden will once again hold one of the most popular Easter events in the area. This exciting event will include treat stations throughout the park, special animal enrichments and visits with the Easter Bunny. While you explore the zoo, be sure to keep an eye out for the golden eggs. If you find one, turn it into the Welcome Center for an incredible prize!
Photo courtesy of the Akron ZooJoin the Akron Zoo for a breakfast buffet, crafts, activities, a visit with the Easter Bunny, and an egg hunt full of fun prizes. This event will be held over three weekends in April and you can get your tickets here. Don't forget to bring your own camera and basket! Where: Roses Run Country Club, Stow When: April 6, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to have brunch with the Easter Bunny! Visit the Roses Run Country Club and enjoy a brunch buffet, plenty of bunny photo opportunities and an egg hunt on the green. All of the proceeds from this event will provide funding for Riverview PTA to help sponsor educational and social programs for the students. You can get your tickets here. Where: Quail Hollow Park, Hartville When: April 13, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Celebrate spring and Easter with a festive egg hunt at Quail Hollow Park. Explore the Nature Center, meet live animals and make a craft after hunting for eggs around the beautiful grounds! This event is free and open to all ages. You can register here. Where: Little Van Gogh Art Studio When: April 13, 1-2 p.m. Head over to the Little Van Gogh Art Studio and paint plastic eggs! You and your child will be able to let your imagination run wild as you decorate your egg using anything from glitter to feathers. This fun experience costs $12 and children of all ages are welcome to attend. Where: The Winery at Wolf Creek, Barberton When: April 14, 10:30 a.m.- 12 p.m. Who says Easter egg hunts are just for kids? At this adult-only event, you'll be able to search for eggs filled with candy, toys and prizes all around the winery grounds. This hunt is a BYOB (bring your own basket) festivity and the pre-registration of $20 includes a glass of wine and a donut to fuel your search! Where: Fred Fuller Park, Kent When: April 19, 9 p.m. Grab your flashlight and a bag and visit Fred Fuller Park in Kent for a fun-filled adult-only event. Search for eggs, prizes and candy in the dark, and get the chance to find winning eggs with over $5,000 in prizes, including big screen TVs, bikes, kayaks, a drone, cash and more! Click here to get your ticket. Where: Lock 3, Akron When: April 20, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Head over to Lock 3 and have breakfast with the Easter Bunny before spending the morning hunting for eggs. This delicious breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee. After you eat, collect Easter eggs and get a photo with the bunny himself! Where: Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, Akron When: April 20, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Photo courtesy of Stan Hywet Hall & GardensBring the entire family out to Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens for one of Akron's most popular Easter traditions! Children nine and under can participate in the famed egg hunt while the whole family is invited to spend the day visiting with the Easter Bunny and enjoying a beautiful spring day on the estate. Make sure to purchase your ticket before you go, as this event sells out quickly. Where: Fred Fuller Park, Kent When: April 20, 12:45 p.m. At this free family-friendly event, children nine and under will be able to hunt for over 5,000 eggs and visit with the Easter Bunny. Some eggs will contain numbers and can be redeemed for prizes, but don't forget your basket! Where: City of Green Central Administration Building, Uniontown When: April 20, 1p.m. Residents in and around Green are welcome to visit the City of Green Central Administration building for an egg hunt the day before Easter! Ages infant through 10-years old are welcome to participate and families are encouraged to spend the spring afternoon enjoying the beautiful grounds. Make sure to bring your basket and register online before you go! Where: Buchtel Commons, Akron When: April 20, 5-8 p.m. Join the Fallen Fathers Foundation at their Inaugural Save Our Community Easter Talent Show. Watch incredible performing and visual arts from Akron area youth, grades kindergarten through 12th grade. This brand new event will be hosted by Crisis, featuring music from iLL WiLL and a surprise celebrity guest! Where: Courtyard by Marriott Akron Downtown When: April 21, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Kick off your Easter celebration by enjoying a delicious brunch at the Courtyard by Marriott in downtown Akron! This brunch will include scrambled eggs, french toast, bacon, sausage, breakfast potatoes, pastries, an omelet station and much more. You can make your reservation by calling (234) 231-7717.