NoVa Easter Egg Hunts 2009

Looking for the Easter Bunny? Check out these Northern Virginia Easter egg hunts and festivals!

Wednesday, April 8

Bunny Bonanza!
Heritage Farm Museum
21668 Heritage Farm Lane, Sterling 10 am-1 pm
Learn about responsible pet ownership from the members of local animal organizations. Live animals, hands-on activities and demonstrations. Co-Sponsored by the Department of Animal Care and Control. Free with paid Museum admission ($5 for adults, $3 for kids). Call (571) 258-3800 or visit http://www.heritagefarmmuseum.org for more info.

Thursday, April 9

Flashlight EAster Egg Hunt
Philomont Community Center
36592 Jeb Stuart Road, Philomont 7:30-9 pm
Back by Popular Demand! Bring your flashlight and hunt down great hidden prizes. For ages 5-18. Cost is $10 per person. Price includes refreshments and FUN! Please call (540) 338-5882 to pre-register by April 3.

Friday, April 10

Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Bull Run Regional Park
7700 Bull Run Drive, Centreville 10-11:30 am
Come out and enjoy an exciting spring morning with the Easter Bunny! We have lots of fun things planned: Crafts, Games, Prizes, Refreshments, Special Guests and of course the Easter Egg Hunt! Cost is $7 for children ages 2-8. Make reservations by calling 703-631-0550.

Flashlight Egg Hunt
Signal Hill Park
9300 Signal View Drive, Manassas 7 pm
Are your kids too old for the kiddie egg hunt? Then bring them to this fast paced fun filled Flashlight egg hunt. It is the coolest way to hunt for eggs! Bring a flashlight and basket for a dark trip through the back woods at Signal Hill Park! We will start the night off with fun games and challenges! This cool event is for ages 10-13! Cost is $5 per person. Pre-registration is required. Registration ends 5 pm on April 8. Open to Manassas Park residents only!

Saturday, April 11

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny and the Easter Eggstravaganza
South Run RECenter
7550 Reservation Drive, Springfield    9 a.m. 
Make a date with the Easter bunny for breakfast and pictures The $12 fee includes entry into the Easter Eggstravaganza at 10 a.m. The Eggstravaganza will include crafts, games and fun activities. This program is suited for children age one to eight. The hunt will take place rain or shine in the field house.  Don’t forget an Easter basket to collect your goodies! For families only interested in the Eggstravanza, the cost is $7 prior to April 1 and $10 after. Space for Breakfast with the Easter bunny is limited to the first 50 registrants and early registration is required. There is no limit for registrations for the Easter Eggstravaganza. To reserve, call 703-866-0566.

Town of Herndon Easter Egg Hunt
Herndon High School Front Lawn
700 Bennett Street, Herndon   Starts at 9:30 am
Join the Easter Bunny for all the Eggcitement at the Herndon Parks and Recreation Annual Easter Egg Hunt for over 7,500 candy and toy-filled eggs. As part of your registration, you and your children can visit Funland which includes a magic show, petting zoo, Cameron the Caterpillar, and a moon bounce. The Easter Bunny will join us for great photo opportunities. Each age group will have their own egg hunt time. Bring a basket or bag for collecting eggs. Cost is $7 in advance, $9 on site. Rain or shine. Schedule is as follows:
On-site Registration 9:30-10:30am
Funland 10am-12:30pm
10:30 am Egg Hunt for ages walking-3
11 am Egg Hunt for ages 4-5
10:45am Egg Hunt for ages 6-7
11:15am Egg Hunt for ages 8-9

City of Manassas Park Annual Egg Hunt
Signal Hill Park
9300 Signal View Drive, Manassas Startsat 10 am
Children up to 8 years old will hunt for eggs and search for the golden and silver eggs. Bring a camera, basket and a smile! Cost is $5. Pre-registration and payment is required by April 8; click here for registration and more info. Hunts for various age groups are as follows:
0-2 yrs – 10 am
3-4 yrs – 10:15 am
5-6 yrs – 10:30 am
7-8 yrs – 10:45 am
Franconia United Methodist Church Easter Egg Hunt
6037 Franconia Road, Alexandria 10 am-Noon FREE
Franconia United Methodist Church invites you to our yearly Easter Egg Hunt for children ages preschool to 6th grade, free of charge. For info call 703 971-5151 or go to http://www.franconiaumc.org.

City of Falls Church Easter Egg Hunt
Cherry Hill Park
312 Park Avenue 10 am FREE
The Easter Egg Hunt is held Easter weekend each year. In addition to scrambling for eggs, children ages 11 and younger participate in a make-your-own-candy-bag craft project and have a chance to meet and take pictures with the Easter Bunny. This event is free to all participants. Rain Date: Monday, April 13, 4 p.m.

Hunt for History
Gadsby’s Tavern Museum
134 North Royal Street, Alexandria 10 am-4 pm
Here’s a fun new way to explore the Tavern and City Hotel! The history is easy to find, but where are the eggs? Help find the Tavernkeeper’s Easter Eggs and learn about the past at the same time. Light refreshments included. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for kids. Reservations required; call (703) 838-4242. Visit http://www.GadsbysTavern.org for more info.

Easter Egg Hunt
Nottoway Park
9601 Courthouse Road, Vienna Starts at 11 am
Children age 1 to 9 are divided by age group to hunt for eggs full of treats, to win special prizes and to meet the Easter bunny at Nottoway Park. Register early by mail or walk-in an hour before the event. The hunt will be held rain or shine. The cost is $6 per child. For information, call 703-324-8566.

Easter Egg Hunt
Mason District Park
6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale Starts at 11 am
Children age 1 to 9 are divided by age group to search for eggs full of treats, win special prizes and enjoy a free ride at Mason District Park. Register early by mail or on the day of event beginning at 10 a.m. The cost is $6 per child. For information, call 703-941-1730.

Annual Easter Eggstravaganza
Willowcroft Farm Vineyards
38906 Mount Gilead Road, Leesburg Noon-4 pm
Join us for our annual Easter Celebration at Willowcroft featuring scheduled Easter Egg Hunts for the kids, movies, juice, Easter foods & wine tastings for moms and dads! Cost is$10 for adults, free for kids. Please call 703-777-8161 for reservations. Visit www.willowcroftwine.com for more info.

Easter Egg Scramble and Visit with Bunny
Lake Accotink Park
7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield Noon-3 pm
Watch as the kids scramble to find hidden eggs filled with prizes. Children are grouped by age. Bring a basket and a camera for photos with the bunny. The $8 fee per child includes egg hunt and a visit with the Easter bunny. With pavilions for inclement weather, this event goes on rain or shine. Prepaid reservations are required. To reserve, call 703-569-0285.

Easter Egg Hunt
Colvin Run Mill Historic Site
10017 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls 1-3 pm
Children 2-9 years old hunt filled eggs, meet the Easter Bunny and make a craft. The hunt begins at 2pm. Please bring your own basket for gathering eggs. Pre-paid reservations required by April 4; call 703-759-2771. Cost is $6 per child. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/crm for more info.

Saturday and Sunday April 11 and 12

Reston Zoo
1228 Hunter Mill Road, Vienna 9 am-4 pm
Join the Easter Egg Hunt at this 30-acre, family-friendly zoo with Zoofari wagon rides, animal feedings and more! Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for children, kids younger than 2 are free. Call 703.757.6222 for more info.

Sunday April 12

Easter Egg Hunt and History Program
Leesylvania State Park Visitor Center
2001 Daniel K. Ludwig Dr., Woodbridge 1-3 pm
Hunt for colorful prize-filled Easter eggs. Kids color eggs, play games and make crafts. We also take a look at the history of the Easter Egg, and why it became a tradition for this holiday. Call (703) 583-6904 or e-mail Leesylvania@dcr.virginia.gov for registration info. For more info about the park, visit http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/lee.shtml.

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10 responses to “NoVa Easter Egg Hunts 2009

  1. There’s also the egg hunt at Signal Hill Park in Manassas Park. Its nice.

    Annual Egg Hunt
    Date: Saturday, April 11, 2009
    Ages: 0-8 Years Old
    Location: Signal Hill Park
    Cost: $5.00
    What to bring: Camera, basket and a smile!
    What will go on: Huntinf for eggs and searching fo the golden and silver eggs. Hunts for various age groups are as follows:
    0-2 yrs – 10:00 am
    3-4 yrs – 10:15 am
    5-6 yrs – 10:30 am
    7-8 yrs – 10:45 am
    Pre-registration and payment is required by 4/8/09!

    To Register, visit http://www.cityofmanassaspark.us/Public_Documents/ManassasParkVA_ParksRec/events

  2. Check out http://historicmanassas.mymediaroom.com/events/viewevent.aspx?id=3260 for the Easter Egg Hunt on the lawn of the Manassas Museum in Historic Manassas. It’s right by the train station. My 3-year-old boy loves it!

  3. Thanks Jeannie for the info, I’ve updated the list!

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  5. Are there any Easter egg hunts in Woodbridge? I thought the Prince William County Complex had one, but I can’t seem to find any info on it.

  6. Lynda, the only one I’ve found so far is at Leesylvania Park on April 12 (see listing). IF anyone knows of any others, please let me know! Thanks!

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  8. Would you be willing to include Pender United Methodist Church’s Easter Egg Hunt as well? It is 10am Saturday, April 11 at Pender UMC 12401 Alder Woods Drive, Fairfax. Egg hunts (divided by age), crafts, puppet shows, a visit with the Easter Bunny, and more! More information at http://www.penderumc.org/pages/page.asp?page_id=64859

  9. Is there any egghunting in Herndon or centreville virginia? We will visit our family this weekend in Va and this is our 1st time doing egghunting there. any clue where the events will be/
    thanks

  10. The Woodbridge event on Sunday requires no registration (I just called) and runs from 1 to 2 pm, not 1 to 3 pm as listed.

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