Hop to an egg hunt this weekend

Charlotte on the Cheap has scouted out the best Easter events for families.
Charlotte on the Cheap has scouted out the best Easter events for families. Getty Images/Fuse

Spring has sprung in the Queen City and there’s no better way to enjoy than with an egg hunt or bunny visit. Thanks to Charlotte on the Cheap, we’ve got a great list of Easter-themed fun for the entire family.

Saturday, March 19th

Ninja Easter Egg Hunt

UFC Gym Matthews, 1916 Sardis Road North

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Easter Hoppenings

Phillips Place in SouthPark, Phillips Place, Fairview Road & Cameron Valley Parkway

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Easter Bunny, balloon artist, face-painting, caricatures


Easter Bunny Express

N.C. Transportation Museum, 411 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer

March 19, 20, 25, 26

Various times

Train ride with Easter Bunny, meal with Easter Bunny, photo with Easter Bunny, face-painting, other activities

Price varies depending on selection

Easter Egg Hunt

Tom Sykes Recreation Center, 1501 Euclid Ave

10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Easter Bunny, egg hunt, crafts, snacks


Hop To It Easter Egg Hunt

10 a.m.

Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center, 100 Navajo Trail, Indian Trail.


Egg hunts, face painting, crafts, Easter Bunny photos and more.

Concord Mills Easter Egg Hunt

Concord Mills, outside at SpeedPark, 8461 Concord Mills Boulevard, Concord

10:00 a.m.

Thousands of eggs, candy and gold eggs with prizes


If you’re not in the Easter spirit quite yet, mark your calendar for these great events happening next weekend:

Easter celebration and egg hunt

Shamrock Senior Center, 3925 Willard Farrow Road

March 23rd, 2016, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Underwater Egg Hunt

Ray’s Splash Planet, 215 North Sycamore Street

Thursday, March 24th, 2016, 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Standard admission applies, includes swimming, games and crafts

Eggnormous Twilight Easter Scramble

Harrisburg Park, 191 Sims Parkway, Harrisburg

Thursday, March 24th, 2016, 6:00 p.m.


8th Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt

Zeta House, 4248 Beatties Ford Road

March 26th, 2016, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Face Painting, games, egg hunt, music, Pictures with the Easter Bunny

Ages 3-11. Bring your own basket.


Easter Eggstravaganza

Lazy 5 Ranch, 15100 Mooresville Road, Mooresville

March 26th, April 2nd

Helicopter egg drop, face-painting, scavenger hunt, more

Regular admission applies

Easter Egg 400

NASCAR Hall of Fame, 400 E M.L.K. Jr Blvd

March 26th, 2016, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Spring crafts, egg hunt, “Shaun the Sheep” movie

$7 (free for “Rookie Racers” and Hall members and kids under age 2)

Ballantyne Village Eggstravaganza

Ballantyne Village, 14825 Ballantyne Village Way

March 26th, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Free digital pictures with Easter Bunny, egg hunts, live bunnies, balloon artist, face-painting, crafts


Easter Egg Hunt

Adventure Landing, 10400 Cadillac Street, Pineville

Saturday, March 26th, 2016, 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.; registration from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

A $3 Per Child Donation will benefit Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Foundation.

Rural Hill Egg Hunt

Historic Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Rd, Huntersville

Egg hunt and Easter bunny

March 26th, 2016

11 a.m. for children 4 and under; 11:30 a.m. for children 5 and older

Bring camera to take pictures with Easter Bunny. Hayrides, bounce houses, etc. available for small fee

Free but registration is required

Bunny Run 5K and Festival

Downtown Concord, 65 Union Street South

Fee for 5K; free festival

March 26th, 2016

9:30 a.m.

Easter Egg Hunt

Kings Mountain Children’s Playground, 211 Cleveland Ave, Kings Mountain

Easter bunny, games, prizes, egg hunt

March 26th, 2016

10:00 a.m.

Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Fest

Historic Gold Hill, 840 St. Stephen’s Church Road, Gold Hill

Easter Egg hunt, photo ops with Easter Bunny, games and activities

March 26th, 2016, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free, with nominal charge for games

Doc Crawford Easter Egg Hunt

Naomi Drenan Recreation Center, 750 Beal St

March 26th, 2016, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Easter Bunny Egg Hunt and More

Berewick Recreation Center, 5910 Dixie River Rd

March 26th, 2016, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Easter Bunny, crafts, bounce house, egg hunt, cornhole

Easter Eggs-travaganza

Elon Park, 11401 Ardrey Kell Road

March 26th, 2016, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Easter egg hunt, games, arts & crafts, music, and fun spectacular decorations