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32 Egg-cellent Easter Events

From breakfast with the Easter Bunny to egg hunts galore, these Easter festivities will leave kids hopping for joy.

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With Easter just around the corner, celebrations are popping up all across the Front Range. In the coming weeks you’ll find an eggs-travaganza of events including larger-than-life egg hunts, fun runs, candy hunts, and other Easter festivities. Get a hop on your spring plans with this handy list.

*All events are free unless otherwise indicated.

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Arvada

Bunny Breakfast

April 6, 9-10:30 a.m.

Enjoy an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast followed by a meet-and-greet with the Easter Bunny, games, and a ride on the Easter Bunny Express. $5, free age 2 and under. Community Recreation Center, 6842 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada

Easter Egg Hunt

April 6, 10:30 a.m.

Enjoy games and an Easter egg hunt on the field. Games start at 10 a.m.; egg hunt starts at 11 a.m. sharp. Age 8 and under. Stenger Soccer Complex, 11200 W. 58th Ave., Arvada

Majestic View’s Egg-tacular

April 13, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

See different eggs and nests from the animal kingdom and decorate an egg to take home. Register online. $5. Majestic View Nature Center, 7030 Garrison St., Arvada

Aurora

Cute as a Bunny Crafts

April 7-18, 4-5 p.m.

Enjoy an Easter egg hunt, arts and crafts, face painting, and egg decorating. Plant flowers to take home. Town Center at Aurora, 14200 E. Alameda Ave., Aurora

Boulder

Easter Egg Hunt

April 20, 10-11:30 a.m.

Join The Well Church for their annual Easter egg hunt on Pearl Street. For elementary age kids. Lazy Dog Sports Bar & Grill, 1346 Pearl St., Boulder

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Grandrabbit’s Toy Shoppe Easter Egg Race

April 20, 10 a.m.-1:40 p.m.

Race for Easter eggs outside the Grandrabbit’s Toy Shoppe. Different race times for each age group. Ages 10 and under. 2525 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder

Brighton

Barr Lake Easter Egg Hunt

April 20, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Search for Easter eggs filled with fun nature facts and candy, plus enjoy crafts and face painting. Egg hunt for ages three to 10, activities for all ages. Sign up online. Barr Lake State Park Nature Center, 13401 Picadilly Rd., Brighton

Broomfield

Broomfield Eggstravaganza

April 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

March with the Easter Bunny to Community Park and participate in an egg scramble at noon. Age eight and under. Bring a basket. Broomfield Amphitheater, 3 Community Park Rd., Broomfield

Castle Rock

Easter Bunny Breakfast

April 20, 8:30-10 a.m.

Celebrate the arrival of spring with photo ops with the Easter Bunny, pancakes, face painting, and music. All proceeds benefit Catholic Charities of Central Colorado. $5. Outlets at Castle Rock, 5050 Factory Shops Blvd., Castle Rock

Special Egg Hunt

April 13, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Participate in an Easter egg hunt for kids of all ages and abilities. There are egg hunts designed for the hearing, vision, and mobility impaired, as well as age-specific traditional egg hunts. Event also features a petting zoo, pony rides, inflatables, food trucks, and games. Douglas County High School, 2842 Front St., Castle Rock

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Centennial

Egg Scramble

April 20, 8:30-11 a.m.

Bring your Easter basket and keep an eye out for the golden egg while you enjoy a free egg hunt and activities, for kids 12 and under. The event also features an obstacle course, vendors, and the Easter Bunny. South Suburban Family Sports Dome, 6959 S. Peoria St., Centennial

Denver

Bunny Bolt 5K, 10K, and Kid’s Run

April 20, 9 a.m.

Run along an interactive course to find special trick/treat eggs, with the chance to win prizes. Take the kids to participate in the Kids 1K Rabbit Rush, Easter egg hunt, free yoga classes, face painting, balloon artist, and photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny. $12-$75. City Park, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver

CHUN Easter Egg Hunt

April 13, 10 a.m.-noon

Kids living in the Capitol Hill area (1st to 22nd, Broadway to Colorado Blvd.) can join in to hunt for eggs, play games, and meet the Easter Bunny. Enjoy a free buffet brunch from Jelly Restaurant at 11 a.m. Capitol Hill Community Center, 1290 W. Williams St., Denver

Downtown Aquarium Easter Brunch

April 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Kids enjoy a tasty breakfast with the Easter Bunny, while they take in the sights of the restaurant’s resident fish. Enjoy an Easter egg hunt and photos with the Easter Bunny. Guests receive 50 percent off admission. Reservations required, 303-561-4450. Free-$43. Downtown Aquarium, 700 Water St., Denver

Easter Cookie Decorating Party

April 13, 2 p.m.

Let the kids decorate a half dozen jumbo cookies with icing and all the decorating extras. Food and drink will be available for the kids while adults can relax with wine, beer, cocktails, and elegant appetizers, all included in the ticket price. Space is limited, reservations required. $85 per child/parent pair. Olive & Finch, 3390 E. 1st Ave., Denver

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Kids Cottontail Fun Run

April 20, 7:30 a.m.

Kids can hop, skip, and jump their way to the finish line on a quarter mile fun run during the Hoppin’ Half 5K, 10K, and half marathon. Free without shirt or medal (must include adult registration), $30 with shirt and medal. Stapleton Central Park, Denver

Photos and Crafts with the Easter Bunny

April 15, 4:30 or 6:30 p.m.

Enjoy crafts and photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny and his friend Fawn, a fairy who can communicate with animals and tell kids what the Easter Bunny has to say. There will also be a mini egg hunt so bring a basket. Reservations required for either a 4:30 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. seating. Oblio’s Pizzeria, 6115 E. 22nd Ave., Denver

Stapleton Egg Scramble

April 13, 10 a.m.

Children of all ages can bring a basket and collect Easter eggs on the field. Enjoy food trucks and take pictures with the Easter Bunny. Runway 35, 8863 E. 47th Ave., Denver

Evergreen

Evergreen Easter Egg Hunt

April 19, 5:30-6:15 p.m.

Wear a swimsuit and hunt for eggs in the pool. Bring goggles and a basket to collect eggs. Buchanan Park Recreation Center, 32003 Ellingwood Trail, Evergreen

Golden

Bunny Express Train

April 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Hop on the train that features the 1880s vintage passenger coach, and experience what it was like to travel 100 years ago. The Easter Bunny will be handing out candy, and the Depot General Store will have gift ideas for Easter baskets. Free-$20. Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Ave., Golden

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Easter Egg Hunt

April 20, 10 a.m.

Grab your Easter basket and hunt for eggs at Maple Grove Park. 14600 W. 32nd Ave., Golden

Henderson

Easter Candy Hunt

April 20, 10 a.m.-noon

Hunt for candy around the Mile High Flea Market, see the Easter Bunny, and enter to win raffle prizes. Mile High Flea Market, 7007 E. 88th Ave., Henderson

Highlands Ranch

Highlands Ranch Easter Egg Hunt

April 20, 10-10:15 a.m.

Bring a basket to hunt for eggs and enjoy a special appearance from the Easter Bunny. Ages one to 11. Northridge Park, 8800 S. Broadway, Highlands Ranch

Lafayette

Lafayette Easter Egg Hunt

April 13, 10 a.m.

Join the City of Lafayette Recreation Department’s annual Easter egg hunt, featuring a visit from the Easter Bunny. Ages 1-8. Bring a basket. Waneka Lake Park, 1600 Caria Dr., Lafayette

Lakewood

Easter Eggstravaganza

April 13, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Join Colorado Christian University for their annual Easter egg hunt featuring 10,000 eggs, crafts, a petting zoo, pony rides, games, and music. Colorado Christian University, 8787 W. Alameda Ave., Lakewood

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Littleton

Breckenridge Brewery Easter Egg Hunt

April 21, 10-11 a.m.

Enjoy a free Easter egg hunt at the Farm House, then stay for brunch and brews. Egg hunts divided by age group. Farm House Restaurant at Breckenridge Brewery, 2990 Brewery Lane, Littleton

Wunderkin Co.’s Easter Egg Hunt

April 13, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Hunt for candy-filled Easter eggs around Chatfield Farms. Take photos with the Easter Bunny, shop for kids and baby items, get a balloon animal, and make crafts. Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms, 8500 W. Dear Creek Canyon Rd., Littleton

Loveland

Zippity’s Farm Easter Egg Hunt

April 20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Meet and greet farm animals and hunt for Easter eggs. There will also be a Bunny Maze and Fun Zone for kids. Bring a camera to take a picture with Jazz Man the Kissing Llama. Ages two to 12. Free-$10. Zippity Zoo Barnyard, 6921 Ridge Valley Ct., Loveland

Morrison

Easter Sunrise Service and Brunch

April 21, 6 a.m. service, 9:30 a.m. brunch

The venue and views at this free Easter service simply can’t be beat. Arrive early to grab a good spot—doors open at 4:30 a.m. Stay for Easter brunch at Ship Rock Grill. Free-$35 for brunch. Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison

Westminster

Hop Into Spring

April 13 and 20, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Enjoy free Easter photos, music, dancing, games, face painting, balloons, a crafted Easter egg activity, and giveaways. Orchard Town Center, 14697 Delaware St., Westminster

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Hyland Hills Easter Egg Hunt

April 20, 10 a.m.

Hunt for thousands of eggs and candy left by the Easter Bunny. Bring a basket. Age eight and under. Carroll Butts Athletic Park, 4201 W. 94th Ave., Westminster

Wheat Ridge

Easter Egg Hunt

April 13, 9:45-11 a.m.

Search for more than 4,000 eggs scattered in the grass at Panorama Park, take photos with the Easter Bunny, and win prizes. Panorama Park, W. 35th Ave. and Fenton St., Wheat Ridge

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