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2021 Indianapolis Easter Egg Hunt Guide

We’re excited spring is (almost) here and it is already time to think about where the best egg hunts are! We’ve kept up on all Easter fun again this year in the greater Indianapolis area. We will continue to update this list as we hear about more Easter Egg Hunts in the Indianapolis area. Be aware that due to the constantly changing conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic, these events can change or cancel with little notice. Please check the event website before heading out!

2021 Indianapolis Easter Egg Hunts Guide

Central

Egg Extravaganza

Date: Saturday, March 20, 10-11 am
Location: Lanier Mansion State Historic Site, Madison, IN

Enjoy Easter fun with storytelling and an Easter egg hunt on the grounds of the Lanier Mansion. Egg hunts will begin at 10 a.m. Recommended for ages 3-10. Registration required by March 18 – tickets are $6/child, 25% discount for members

Moonlight Madness Egg Hunt

Date: Friday, March 26, 7:30-8:45 pm
Location: Broad Ripple Park, 1500 Broad Ripple Avenue, Indianapolis

Hop on out to Broad Ripple Park for an ‘egg-stra’ special flashlight Surprise egg hunt. Games, arts, crafts and refreshments are all part of this fun program. Be sure you bring a flashlight and dress appropriately. Limited space, so sign up now. Pre-registration is required – tickets are $11.

Presidential Egg Roll

Date: Saturday, March 27, 9-10:30 am
Location: Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, 1230 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis

Enjoy crafts, music and celebrations! Children will race to roll their decorated eggs through the grass as the Easter Bunny cheers them on. This lively event is for both children and their parents and space is limited, so reserve your spot today! Free.

Breakfast with Bunnysaurus Rex

Date: Saturday, March 27 & Sunday, March 28, 8-9:30 am
Location: The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, 3000 N Meridian St., Indianapolis

Join The Children’s Museum for a dinosaur egg hunt of prehistoric proportions! Spring has sprung, and Bunnysaurus Rex has hidden eggs all over the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience®. Enjoy a boxed breakfast with your family, say hello to Bunnysaurus Rex, decorate your egg-collecting bag, and grab up the eggs that Bunnysaurus Rex has left behind. Tickets are $25 for youth and $32.50 for adults. Register here. 

Breakfast with Bunnysaurus Rex at The Children’s Museum

Eggscellent Egg Hunt at Broad Ripple Park

Date: Saturday, March 27, 10:30 – 11:45 am
Location: Broad Ripple Park, 1500 Broad Ripple Avenue, Indianapolis

Get ready for one spectacular egg hunt. All kinds of candy and prizes will be hidden. There will be “egg”citing crafts, games, the bunny hop and best of all a visit from our big cuddly Bunny! Space is limited so sign up now. Pre-registration is required – tickets are $11.

Krannert’s Easter Egg Hunt

Date: Friday, April 2, 4:30-5:30 pm
Location: Krannert Park, 605 S. High School Rd., Indianapolis

Hop on over to Krannert Park for an Easter Egg Hunt! Ages 2-5 are invited to participate in a Bunny Hop, and ages 6-12 can join in on a Cottontail Run. Register online or call Krannert at 317-327-7375.

Ransburg YMCA Underwater Easter Egg Hunt

Date: Friday, April 2, 5:30 pm
Location: Ransburg YMCA, 501 N Shortridge, Indianapolis

YMCA members can hop on over to the Ransburg Y for an eggs-tra fun egg hunt in the indoor pool! Children will receive a goodie bag for participating and prizes will be given for those that find the special eggs. Bring your bathing suit and basket. Children 6 and younger need to be accompanied in the water by an adult. YMCA Members Only.

Register here.

Annual Bishop Chatard Easter Egg Hunt

Date: Saturday, April 3, 9-10 am
Location: 5885 Crittenden Avenue, Indianapolis

Children of all ages are invited to bring their Easter baskets and collect eggs at the BCHS Easter Egg Hunt, held on the grounds of BCHS. You’ll have an opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny. The Easter Egg hunt begins promptly at 9 a.m. Register here. Free.

Breakfast with the Bunny (Members Only)

Date: Saturday, April 3, 8:30-10:30 am
Location: Indianapolis Zoo, 1200 West Washington Street, Indianapolis

Enjoy a fun-filled spring morning complete with a buffet breakfast, crafts, live music, cookie decorating and a special visit from the Easter bunny. After breakfast, take a stroll around the picturesque outdoor gardens to see the spring showcase of blooms, including tulips, daffodils and lilacs. You can also immerse yourself in the beauty of butterflies inside the Hilbert Conservatory.

This family friendly event is exclusively for Zoo Members! Secure your spot by calling the Membership office at 317-630-2046.

Breakfast with the Bunny at the Indianapolis Zoo

Easter Egg 5K

Date: Saturday, April 3, 10 am-12 pm
Location: Military Park, 100 N. West Street, Indianapolis

The Easter Egg 5k Run/Walk returns in 2021 to Historic Military Park! After the 5K, enjoy an egg hunt for kids and adults (some eggs will have raffle tickets for prizes). 5K finishers receive a medal and a beer or soda.

Easter Trunk Hop

Date: Saturday, April 10, 2-4 pm
Location: New Life Church Indy, 7010 E. Thompson St., Indianapolis

Bring the kids and let them “hop” from car to car, gathering their eggs. Bags will be provided for collecting eggs. You’ll also get a chance to meet the Easter bunny! All participants must wear masks and social distance. If weather is bad, the event will take place in the gym. Free.

 

North

EGGnormus Egg Hunt with a Twist

Date: Saturday, March 27, 10 am-2 pm
Location: Zionsville Lions Park, 11053 Sycamore St., Zionsville

Zionsville Lions have packed 2,000 boxes of colorful eggs with candy, coupons and prizes for a safe egg hunt at home. Pick up boxes Saturday, March 27th in the Lions Park parking lot off E. Sycamore from 10 am-2 pm while supplies last. Free.

Egg Hunt 2021

Date: Saturday, March 27, 1 pm
Location: Six Points Church, 1545 W. 226th St., Sheridan

There will be tons of eggs, a prize basket giveaway and more at this free community event! Free.

Egg-Tent-Tastic 2021

Date: Saturday, April 3, 11 am-2 pm
Location: Main Street Park, 4286 S Main St, Whitestown

Meet at Main Street Park for the Egg-Tent-Tastic Easter Egg Event! Think Trunk-Or-Treat meets Easter Egg. Kids will be able to go from vendor to vendor collecting eggs in their Easter baskets and take a photo with the Easter Bunny. Free.

Conner Prairie’s Easter Eggstravangza

Date: Saturday, April 3, 8:30-11:30 am
Location: Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Rd, Fishers

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at Conner Prairie. After breakfast, children can take photos with the Easter Bunny (Remember to bring your own camera to capture the moment!), have storytime with Mother Goose and enjoy the tubing hill. Each family will have their own picnic table to promote social distancing. Tickets are: Adults $19.99 (Members $16.99), Youth Ages 2-12 $15.99 (Members $12.99). Register here.

Conner Prairie Breakfast with the Bunny

Clay Terrace Hide-and-Peep Egg Hunt

Date: Saturday, April 3, 8-11 am
Location: The Lawn at Clay Terrace Mall, Carmel

This year, there will be thousands of eggs for your little ones to hunt for! You must register your child to participate in the egg hunt. Register at the management office or here. Free.

2021 Noblesville Best Easter Egg Hunt

Date: Sunday, April 11, 1-4 pm
Location: First Christian Church Noblesville, 16377 Herriman Blvd., Noblesville

Scheduled egg hunts by age, games, prizes, basket contest and Easter eggs! Event will follow up to date local guidelines, including facial coverings. Reservations are required; click here to save your spot. Free.

South

Breakfast with the Bunny

Date: Saturday, March 27, 8:30-11 am
Location: Greenwood Community Center, 100 Surina Way, Greenwood

Have breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the Greenwood Community Center and then enjoy an egg hunt. Bring your camera to get a photo with the bunny. Cost is $40 per table. Get your tickets early. Reserve your table here.

2021 Easter Egg Hunt

Date: Saturday, April 3, 11:30 am-1:30 pm
Location: Our Lady of the Greenwood School, 335 S Meridian St., Greenwood

It’s the 27th annual Knights of Columbus Easter Egg Hunt! Enjoy an egg hunt for kids 4 and younger and kids 5 and older. It’s FREE with donation of a canned or boxed food item for the OLG Food Pantry. Free with food donation.

Easter Scramble

Date: Saturday, April 3, 11 am
Location: Talon Stream Paved Trail, 5344 Pike Lane, Plainfield

Join the Plainfield Parks & Recreation Department for this EGG-CELLENT event! Grab your Easter baskets and little bunnies and hop over to the Talon Stream Park. Fill your baskets with candy as you hop from car to car to gather your eggs, and don’t forget to get your picture taken at our photo op station! Free.

 

East

Easter Egg Hunt at Piney Acres Farm

Date: Saturday, March 27, 10 am-12 pm or 1-3 pm
Location: Piney Acres Farm, 1115 E 1000 N, Fortville

Ready to breathe some fresh air out in the great wide open? Then hop on over to the 9th annual Easter Egg Hunt at Piney Acres. Make sure to come early for ALL the Easter fun! Egg hunt tickets include a 2,500 Egg Hunt (about 25 eggs per child), hayrides, unlimited play, crafts, games, visits with the Easter bunny, farm babies observatory, race track, sunflower seed planting & much more! Get your tickets here.

The FortNaz Helicopter Egg Drop

Date: Saturday, March 27, 11 am-12:30 pm
Location: Fortville Nazarene Church, 701 S Maple St., Fortville

The FortNaz Helicopter Egg drop is a community Easter activity from Fortville Church of the Nazarene. It will take place on Saturday, March 27th @ 11 AM. The event will include music, a photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, a helicopter dropping approximately 3,000 eggs from the sky onto our field, and more! Free.

Outdoor Easter Egg Hunt

Date: Saturday, March 27, 10 am
Location: Benjamin Harrison YMCA, 5736 Lee Rd., Indianapolis

Hop on over to the Y for an eggs-tra fun egg hunt and a take-home craft. This event is free and open to Y members only.

Easter Egg Hunt Drive-Thru

Date: Saturday, April 3, 12-2 pm
Location: McCordsville Town Hall, 6280 W 800 N, McCordsville

The Easter Bunny is excited to see everyone! The Bunny will be passing out bags of Easter goodies as cars drive through the line at Town Hall. Free.

West

Sensory Easter Egg Hunt   

Date: Saturday, March 20, 9 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Pecar Park Nature Center, 5203 E County Rd., 150 N, Avon

This Sensory Friendly Easter Program provides a personalized, quiet egg hunt where each participant will hunt for 25 eggs in their own patch of grass. There will be a photo booth with real bunnies, food and activities for the kids to enjoy. Register for a 10 minute hunting time. The hunting times begin at 9 am and run every 15 minutes until noon. Register here.

Non-Traditional Easter Egg Hunt

Date: Sunday, March 21-Friday, March 26
Location: Greencastle

Join the Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department for a non-traditional Easter egg hunt beginning on Sunday, March 21! Children will have the opportunity to search the store fronts of local businesses for eggs to win prizes to those that find them all! This should prove to be an egg*citing event the whole family won’t want to miss!

Geocaching Egg Hunt

Date: Saturday, April 3, 10 am – 3 pm
Location: McCloud Park, 8518 Hughes Road, North Salem

Looking for a different kind of egg hunt? Try this geocaching version! Families will use the provided GPS receivers to locate special egg geocaches placed around McCloud Nature Park. Inside are little trinkets that you get to collect. Several different geocaching trails will be set up, and families will be assigned to one trail, with a maximum of two families per trail per session. Tickets are $5. Advance registration is required. Register here.

Geocaching egg hunt at McCloud Nature Park


Did we miss your favorite Indianapolis-area egg hunt? Let us know at [email protected].

 

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