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WHERE TO SEE THE EASTER BUNNY 

Reserve your spot online & get a Free Issue of Highlights: magazine just for kids to encourage curiosity, creativity, caring and confidence & Free Access to MyPhoto: A fun virtual tool that transforms your favorite photos into festive images.

Check for Caring Bunny Events exclusively for children & families with special needs to visit with Bunny in a sensory-friendly environment & Pet photos to take bunny photo with your pet & they will be collecting donations for The Humane Society.

Here are the OC locations:

Shops at Mission Viejo

  • Bunny Photos – March 10th – April 8th – reservations recommended
  • Find the baby bunny – Visit the Easter Bunny for photos and find the stuffed baby bunny hiding on the set. Baby Bunny moves every day! When you find him, tell the photographer and you’ll get a special Easter prize!

Brea Mall

MainPlace Mall (Santa Ana)

Westminster Mall

Other Spots to Visit the Easter Bunny

Bella Terra (Huntington Beach)

The Easter Bunny will be hopping by Bella Terra to take photos with families! Find The Easter Bunny On the Green in front of the Century Theaters!

This year photo booth photos are complimentary, and is first come, first serve.

  • Saturday, March 25th 11am-5pm
  • Saturday, April 1st 11am-5pm
  • Sunday, April 2nd 11am-5pm

South Coast Plaza (Costa Mesa)

Springtime Activities

Various photo opportunities through the enchanted Easter Village lined with Cherry Blossom trees and bunny trails with hidden things to find in Carousel Court. Enjoy the sounds of nature as you walk along the display.

Ride the Bunny Carousel

Spring Time Crafts

  • March 17th – April 8th Monday-Saturday 11am-8pm and Sunday 11am-7pm
  • Birdwatcher’s Delight Birdfeeder $9, Duck Pull Toy $8, Garden Bunny $8 & Bunny Basket $8

Photos with the Easter Bunny – Two options – see below:

Easter Bunny’s Garden

Bring the children for keepsake photos and interactive conversation with the Easter Bunny. Children will enjoy designing springtime crafts.

Level 1, Carousel Court
March 17–April 8, 2023
11am–7pm

Easter Bunny’s Gazebo

The Easter Bunny waits to take photos with children in his sunlit gazebo. Children will enjoy designing springtime crafts.

Level 1, Macy’s Home Store wing
March 17–April 8, 2023
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays March 17–April 2 and all week April 3–8
11am–8pm

Fashion Island

Easter Bunny Experience

March 16th – April 8th

On the Atrium Lawn – photo packages start at 39.99

EASTER EVENTS BY DATE

Irvine Park Railroad

Easter Eggstravaganza

Open 7 days a week (weather permitting)
March 11 – April 8th 2023 (Closed Easter Sunday) 
Weekdays 10 am – 5 pm & Weekends 8 am – 6 pm

Entrance is free, just pay for parking – Weekdays $3 per vehicle, Weekends $5 per vehicle

Photos with the Bunny:

  • $15.00 PER VISIT
  • Weekday 10 – 4 pm Weekend 9 – 6 pm

Easter Egg Hunt:

  • $14, 2 tickets per child, exchange your tickets for a wristband for an egg hunt at your given time. They do sell out so make sure to get one early. 
  • Bring your Easter basket or buy one there 
  • Weekday Times:
    • 2 – 4 years: 10, 11, 12, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • 2 – 7 years: 10:20, 11:20, 12:20, 1:20, 2:20, 3:20, 4:20
    • 2 – 12 years: 10:40, 11:40, 12:40, 1:40, 2:40. 3:40, 4:40
  • Weekend Times:
    • 2 – 4 years: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • 2 – 7 years: 8:20, 9:20, 10:20, 11:20, 12:20, 1:20, 2:20, 3:20, 4:20, 5:20
    • 2 – 12 years: 8:40, 9:40, 10:40, 11:40, 12:40, 1:40, 2:40, 3:40, 4:40, 5:40 

Games:

  • $7 each ticket, 2 tickets for a large prize, every game is a winner 
  • Book of 15 tickets are $90 each ($15 savings)

Ride the train:

  • 1 ticket ($7) per person over 12 months old

Print & color a special event coloring page – Children can turn their coloring page in at the train station ticket window during the event and receive a prize.

April 1st & 2nd

Lowes (Various locations in OC)

Register NOW! April 1st 10am – Celebrate spring when you bring your little builder to create a Bunny Planter. It’s a great way for kids to grow new skills and take home a fun garden project!

Home Depot (Various locations in OC)

Kids DIY Workshop

Visit Home Depot April 1st from  between 9 am – 12 pm for free in-person Kids Workshops. Call your store ahead of time to make sure they are participating.

Aliso Viejo

Spring Celebration

April 1st 9-11:30am – Grand Park

  • Community Booths, Balloon Twisters, Face Painters, Visits with Peter Rabbit & Children’s Crafts

Pre-registration is REQUIRED for all Egg Hunts 

All other Spring Celebration activities (pancake breakfast, community booths, face painting, Peter Rabbit photos, etc.) are open to the public.

Costa Mesa

The Crossings Church Egg Hunt

April 1st from 10:30am-12pm

There is so much candy! The memories to be made will last a lifetime. You can invite ANYONE to with any age kids to the most epic egg hunt around with Super Mario, PJ Mask, Glow in The Dark themed egg hunts. And this year they are even having a helicopter drop eggs! Make a FREE reservation today!

Grace City Church (Irvine)

An Egg Hunt for Children with Special Needs

  • April 1st 10:30am
  • Jefferey Trail Middle School in Irvine

Irvine

Easter Bash Market (Irvine – Hangar 24)

April 1st 1-5pm

Free Community Event with Easter fun, FREE parking, Easter egg contest, photo op, face painting, shopping 50+ small businesses and having an overall great time!!

Ladera Ranch

Spring Celebration

April 1st 12-4pm – Founder’s Park

Family activities, crafts, photo opportunities with Peter and Mrs. Rabbit, and more. Kids may hop on over to the Egg Scramble area for some fun treats; please bring a basket or bag to collect eggs. Food will be available for purchase. All games and activities will require an activity wristband. 

Activity wristbands are only required for children who participate in the activities. Beginning Monday, March 6 Activity Wristbands will be available for purchase for residents at $7 each. There are no in-person sales available all purchases must be through LaderaLife.com. This price will be available through 5pm March 29, after they will be $15 at the event. 

The following requires the purchase of a children’s activity wristband or individual tickets:

  • Carnival Games, Train Rides (36” min to ride without an adult), Rock Climbing Wall (42″ or taller, minimum weight: 45 lbs, closed-toed shoes required), Inflatables, Giant Slide (42″ or taller), Inflatable Sports Booths
  • Balloon Artists, Face Painting, Air Brush Artists, Tie-Dye Jumbo Windmills & Painting by Pinot’s Palette

Free activities include:

  • Photos with Mr. and Mrs. Peter Rabbit & photo opps (bring your own camera)
  • Egg Scrambles (Ages 4 and older) – One pass per child given on the day of the event (child must be present).  Passes for groups:1 – 10 will be distributed at 12pm and groups 11 – 20 will be distributed at 1:45pm.  The first Egg Scramble will start at 12:30pm. 
  • Tykes and Toddlers Egg Area – Ages 0-3 years will have a separate area to hunt for eggs that will open at 12:30 p.m. and will close when all eggs have been collected.  A limited amount of children and parents will be allowed in at a time to take photos and collect.
  • Bubble Play Area, Large Lawn Games & Informational Booth Games

Food trucks

Laguna Niguel

Bunny Bonanza

April 1st at 10am-1pm at Chapparosa Park

Crafts, Games, Face Painting, Entertainment, Touch-A-Truck, Instructor & Summer Camp Showcase

The Easter Bunny will also be hoping around, so bring your camera for pictures. 

Note: There will NOT be an egg hunt at this event. 

Activities may be canceled if it rains on event day. No pets or smoking is allowed in the event area. 

Lake Forest

Bunny Blast

April 1st 11-2pm

The event will offer rides, games, attractions, and more! Pre-sale wristbands are $10 and must be purchased at the Lake Forest Sports Park.

Newport Beach

8th Annual Mayor’s Egg Race

April 1st 10-12pm – Civic Center Lawn

  • Inflatables, Train Rides & Egg Roll Races, movies, crafts, snacks & photo ops

Rancho Mission Viejo

Spring Fling

April 1st 10-11:30am

Enjoy interactive experiences like a petting zoo, Easter egg hunts, face painting, music & more!

Families can take photos with a professional photographer for a styled spring photo op!

Come early at 9am to join family Pilates at the Park with Core Town Pilates!

Charis Collaborative will be passing out swag bags filled with goodies from local businesses to the first 150 families!

Anaheim Hill Rotary

Easter Festival

April 2nd 10:30-2pm at Ronald Reagan Park

Come for photos with the Easter Bunny, games, crafts, silent auction, raffle and lots of FUN! FREE ADMISSION!

Anaheim

Early Easter Egg Hunt at Brewery X

Sip on a craft beer, snag a quick bite to eat, then head outside and enjoy our early Easter artisan market! This is a family friendly, pet friendly event. Grab some unique trinkets, explore beautiful, curated shops, or enjoy tasty local treats from our favorite vendors.

Free scavenger hunt to find the items hidden in each booth.

Easter bundle includes the Easter egg hunt, a mini canvas paint kit and face paint. One child for $30 or 2 children for $59.

Santa Ana

Heritage Museum OC – April 2nd 1-4pm

Crafts, vendors, egg hunt, bunny photo ops & more!

April 6th

Downtown Anaheim

Eggstravganza at the Market

April 6th 11-3pm

Hop on over to the Center Street Promenade for some Easter treats, decor, and FREE activities at the Downtown Anaheim Farmers Market! 

For GPS, use  180 W Center Street Promenade, Anaheim

April 7th & 8th

Compass Bible Church (Laguna Hills)

Eggstravaganza

  • April 7th 9:30 am – 11:30 am
  • Laguna Hills Community Center
  • Bounce houses, face painting, crafts, balloon artist, donuts, goody bags, egg hunts

Yorba Linda

26th Annual Flashlight Egg Hunt

April 7th 7:30-8:30pm at Hurless Barton Park

  • Two hunt zones, music, photo ops., trivia. Don’t forget to bring flashlight, running shoes & a basket to hunt for candy filled eggs. Ages 7-13

Egg-Citement Hunt

April 8th 10-12pm at Hurless Barton Park

  • Free event
  • Crafts, games, face painting, petting zoo & special visit from the Easter Bunny
  • Age-specific egg hunt begins at 10am sharp – Bring your own basket

La Habra

Egg Night

April 7th 7-8pm at La Bonita Park, 1440 W. Whittier Blvd., 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

For ages 7 to 13 years. )no parent participation in the egg hunt, welcome to watch) $10 per child includes all activities and glow in the dark items to help you hunt. Bring your empty basket and a flashlight and get ready for some fun! You MUST pre-register to attend this event.

To register visit the Community Center, 101 W. La Habra Blvd., or call 562-383-4200 ($1.75 processing fee), Monday through Friday, 8-5pm. You may also register online (additional service fee applies) at https://apm.activecommunities.com/cityoflahabra/Activity_Search?txtActivitySearch=Egg%20Night&applyFiltersDefaultValue=true&cat=Activities

Spring Family Eggstravaganza

April 8th 8-12pm – La Bonita Park, 1440 W. Whittier Blvd.

The event will include egg hunts, balloon artist, face painting booth, inflatable attractions, game booths, craft booths, vendors, Lions Club pancake breakfast, and the Children’s Museum Mobile Museum. Egg Hunt Wristband Fee: $8 per person pre-sale until 5pm on April 7th & $10 per person on day of the event. Wristbands can be purchased at the Community Center, 101 W. La Habra Blvd., Monday-Friday, 8-5p.m.

Lions Club Pancake Breakfast can be purchased separately for $5.

The La Habra Family Resources Center  will hold its Family Health Fair, where you can participate in family activities, gather information, enter for raffle prizes and much more!

Lowes Spring Event (Various locations in OC)

REGISTER NOW! SpringFest Egg-Venture event. Join Lowe’s for a fun-filled Easter-themed Egg-Venture event, full of tasty treats, free giveaways, a photo opportunity and activities for all to enjoy

Buena Park

Spring Eggstravaganza

April 8th – Boisseranc Park. 

  • 8am – Pancake Breakfast           
  • 9am – Stage entertainment, Petting Zoo, bounce houses, train, field games, game booths and spring crafts, OCFA Fire Truck, SEAACA, CARE Ambulance           
  • 12pm – Candy Hunt by age groups will be led to their hunt areas in five age groups: 2 yrs. & Under, 3 & 4 yrs, 5 & 6 yrs, 7 & 8 yrs, 9 to 12 yrs.

Costa Mesa

Spring Fest

April 8th 10-2pm Lions Park

  • Games, entertainment, face paint, photos with the Spring Bunny (bring your camera)
  • Egg Scramble: 2-3yrs 10:30am, 4yrs 11:15am, 5yrs 11:45am, 6-7yrs 12:15pm & 8-10yrs 12:45am

Cypress

2203 Spring Egg Hunt

April 8th 8:30-12:30pm At Oak Knoll Park – 5700 Orange Avenue

  • Egg Hunts and Spring Activities for ages 3-11
  • Crafts & Games
  • Bunny Photo Opportunity – Bring your camera

Dana Point

Egg Hunts

April 8th 9-11am

Two locations:

Pines Park – 34942 Camino Capistrano 

Sea Canyon Park – 33093 Santiago Drive

Fountain Valley

Easter Egg Hunt

April 8th 8-11:30am – Fountain Valley Sports Park

  • 8:30-11:30am – Continous egg hunts, free carnival games, photos with the Easter Bunny, prizes & more!

Downtown Disney

Eggstravaganza – March 13th – April 9th

Pick up your game board at a sales location $9.99 + sales tax.

Game boards differ between Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park and the Downtown Disney District. Your game board’s designated location is the area you will be “hunting.”

Have fun hunting for hidden “eggs” themed to Disney characters and placing the corresponding stickers on your game board. Whether you choose to hunt for eggs or not, return your game board to a redemption location for an eggs-citing surprise—one of 6 collectible eggs.

Garden Grove

Atlantis Play Center Eggscavation

April 8th 2-5pm

Ages 0-2: FREE, ages 3-10: $12, ages 11+: $3

Event activities include egg hunts, candy grabs, inflatable obstacle courses, a bubble play activity, carnival games, airbrush tattoos, and crafts!

  • Egg Hunts (3 – 10 Years Old): 3-4 yrs at 2:45pm, 5-6 yrs at 3:15pm, 7-9 yrs at 3:45pm, 10-12 yrs at 4:15pm
  • Children 2 and under can participate in two timed candy grabs at 2:30 & 4:45pm
  • Kettle corn, lemonade, shaved ice, and ice cream treats will be available for purchase from local vendor – C&M Ohana.

Tickets available March 20th by phone, in person, or online at ggcity.org/register. For more information, call (714) 741-5200.

Huntington Beach

Easter Hunt and Family Fun Day 

April 8th – 9-2pm Central Park Sports Complex

  • Easter Egg Hunt & even dunk a public official
  • NEW this year – Special designed sound assisted eggs for sight-impaired children

Wild Hare & Rabbit Fun Run

The Rabbit Run 5k & OC Challenge Wild Hare 5k

April 8, 2023  in Irvine

  •  The Rabbit RUN 5K: AN EASTER HUNT style fun run
  • The OC CHALLENGE WILD HARE 5K : Competitive race with age division
  • THE EGGcellent RUN.  DO both 5ks.  Get two bibs and two Finisher Medals.  One Shirt

Easter themed goodie bags and BLING!  Easter bag for gathering Easter Hunt prizes on the course.  Each participant gets 6 & finisher medal

Irvine

Egg-A-Pool-Looza

April 8th 2-5pm ($10 for Kids 10 & under)

WIllilam Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center

Poolside egg hunt participants will be grouped by age. Kona Ice and additional treats will be available for purchase. Lifeguards will be on duty and an adult must accompany children 6 and younger one-on-one if they are in the water.

  • Poolside Egg Hunt
  • Easter Bunny Photos
  • Bounce Houses & Family Splash Time
  • Spring Craft & Games & Face Painting

Parking is free. Registration will open March 5 at 6 p.m.

Registration Required – fee is $10 per child, open to children ages 10 and younger (includes egg basket and all activities).

Los Alamitos

Spring Carnival

April 8th 9:30-12pm at Little Cottonwood Park

MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach Spring Carnival with egg hunts, activities, and games for all to enjoy!  Families can come to participate in the egg hunts and visit the vendor booths. Children can also visit game booths to collect stamps to redeem for prizes at our prize booth. Families can visit our delicious food vendors to grab a quick bite to eat.  

San Clemente

Sensational Springtacular

April 8th 9am-4pm

It’s 3 events, 1 SPECTACULAR day! The Sensational Springtacular and Summer Camp Palooza will take place 9am-12pm on the Meadows at the Vista Hermosa Sports Park, followed by SPLASHtacular from 12pm-4pm at the San Clemente Aquatics Center.  Pre-sale wristbands are available. A $5 discount will apply if you purchase more than one wristband in the same transaction.  Enjoy bunny visits, live music, spring games, summer camp discounts, & more!

Wristband Activities 
Carnival Games, Inflatable Games, Giant Slide, Face Painting

FREE EGG HUNT! 
10:00am: 1 & Under (with Parents)
10:30am: 2-3yrs (with Parents) & 4-6yrs
11:00am 7-9yrs & 10 yrs & Up

Skip the line! PRE-PURCHASE ACTIVITY WRISTBANDS

Santa Ana

Egg-cellent Adventure

April 8th 9-1pm at Centennial Park

Egg hunting adventure, perfect for the whole family. Bring the kids for a day of colorful egg hunts, inflatables, a petting zoo, and much more! Stay tuned for additional details.

Stanton

Easter Egg Hunts

April 8th 9-11am Stanton Central Park

  • Celebrate spring at the annual Easter Egg Hunt! Participants will enjoy egg hunts for all ages, informational resource fair and a very special visit from the Easter Bunny.
  • Bring your camera & Easter basket

Tustin

Easter Celebration

April 8th 9-12pm – Tustin Sports Park

  • Egg hunt begins at 9am
  • Pancake breakfast with the Easter Bunny

April 9th

Anaheim & Brea

Crosspointe Church

  • Anaheim location: 1300 Kellogg Drive, Anaheim

Easter egg hunt, Free Sky Zone for kids, worship

  • Brea location: 217 East Birch St, Brea

Easter egg hunt, Petting Zoo & worship

Waiting for 2023 info

Placentia

Easter Eggcitement

Waiting for 2023 info

April 9th 10-1pm at 201 Kraemer Memorial Park

  • Free admission! Food & bike raffle require purchase
  • Hop on over and join us for our annual spring event for storytime, crafts, games, pictures with the Easter Bunny, treats and fun!
  • Egg Hunts: 10:15-10:45am Special Needs & 0-4 year olds & 11-12:45pm 5-12yrs old

EVENTS THAT HAVE PASSED

Style My Holidays (Costa Mesa & Newport Beach)

Easter Bunny Experience – March 18th & 19th in Newport Beach – Professional Family photo with the Bunny & you may also take your own photos at the carrot stand. After photos your kiddos will take home a special sweet treat! ($250)

Easter Bunny Photos only – March 18th & 19th in Newport Beach. This is a non-photography reservation, you will take your own photos with the bunny & carrot stand. ($50)

Anaheim

Easter Bunny Bash at Brewery X

Reserve your spot to take a picture with The Easter Bunny! $65 per appointment (includes two children and two adults & $30 for additional children). Meet and Greet with the Easter Bunny, Digital Photo, Face Painting for 2 Children & 2 Easter Crafts.

March 26th 12-3pm

Huntington Beach

Bella Terra Kids Club – Spring Fling – RESERVE YOUR SPOT – It’s a family fun afternoon for the Spring kick-off! Join us on the Green from 12pm-3pm, Live Entertainment + Music, Plant Potting Station – Take Home Projects, Kids Activities and Crafts, Easter Bunny Photo-Op, Lemonade Stand & Complimentary Gift Bags from Custom Comfort Mattresses

Santa Ana

MainPlace Mall Hoppy Easter Celebration – March 25 from 1 – 4pm at the Easter Bunny’s Springtime home on the lower level in Macy’s Court

Face painting, balloon twisting, and Easter-themed crafts. Live bunnies will also be on-hand, and guests are invited to hop on over for a visit and professional photo with the Easter Bunny!

Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt: starting March 25 through April 8: find all 6 large eggs displayed throughout the shopping center, snap a photo, share to social media tagging @shopmainplacemall, and show to a MainPlace Mall ambassador to receive a special treat!

South Hills Church (Costa Mesa)

Easter Egg GLOW Hunt

  • TWO nights of glowing fun! March 30th & 31st 5-9pm
  • 215 Baker Street Costa Mesa, California 92626
  • Hunts will be every 15-20 minutes so make sure to sign up for a time slot when you register!
  • There will be glow goodies, a photo booth, hidden eggs, glow in the dark face stamps and so much more!
  • TK Burger will be here so you can buy your crew dinner, too!

Invite your friends, family, and neighbors to register online for your time slot for this amazing event.
This event is FREE, but donations are accepted in the registration process.

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