Easter Guide

Easter Egg Hunts & Parties

Easter Egg Hunts: (In San Diego unless otherwise noted.)

  • Del Mar – Seagrove Park:
    Saturday, April 4 at 11:00 a.m. Reservations required.
    Visit www.DelMarFoundation.org
  • Doyle Recreation Center: 8175 Regents Road
  • Encinitas – Ecke Sports Park: 278 Saxony Road, Encinitas.
    Saturday, April 4, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. FREE! Visit the website for details on timing for various age groups and other activities.
  • La Jolla Recreation Center 615 Prospect – La Jolla, CA 92037
    Ages: 2 to 9 years
    Date: Saturday, April 4, 2015
    Cost: Egg Hunt is free. Inside activities is $3.00 per child
    See our flyer for details!
  • Solana Beach Children’s Spring Festival & Egg Hunt
    Saturday, April 4 at 10:30 a.m- 12noon. Visit the city website for details.
  • Standley Recreation Center: 3585 Governor Drive
    Saturday, April 4 at 10:00 a.m. to 12p.m. FREE! Call (858) 552-1652 for more information.

Other Easter Events:

Wild Easter Brunch! At the San Diego Zoo & Safari Park
Sunday, April 5th
Bring your friends and family to the Safari Park for a bountiful buffet brunch to celebrate Easter
Member Prices: Adult: $44.95, Child: $18.95
Add Park admission for nonmembers.

Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt at Wave House/ Belmont Park


One festive day, three ways to play!


10,000 fun-filled eggs on the beach and throughout the park!
PLUS 25 special Golden Eggs will be among them!

Mission Beach Egg Hunt // 9am-12pm
Directly in front of WaveHouse at Belmont Park – 3125 Ocean Front Walk San Diego, CA 92109
$5 per child // Space is limited – Must register online beforehand
9am | 0-3 Years
10am | 4-5 Years
11am | 6-8 Years
12pm | 9-12 Years

Amusement Park Egg Hunt // 12pm
Hop around between the shops in the park collecting eggs
FREE for all! No registration necessary.

Enjoy a special holiday meal with your family at WaveHouse or Draft!
WaveHouse // Buffet // 9am – 1pm
Make a reservation today!
Draft // Plated // 9am-3pm *No reservations – first come-first serve

Carlsbad Eggstravaganza Spring Festival & Egg Hunt
Carlsbad Egg Scramble April 4, 2015  10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Cost: Free admission, $5 fee to participate.

Poinsettia Park
6600 Hidden Valley Road
(760) 434-2843

San Diego Botanic Garden Spring Party with Bunny
Spring Party with Bunny in Seeds of Wonder 
Saturday, April 4
Early Party: 10 – 11:30 am FULL
Late Party: 11:30 am – 1 pm

Children ages 2 to 6 are invited to visit with our gentle bunny, pet real bunnies and chicks, and make some colorful spring crafts. Children will also parade through the garden and go on a bunny hunt. Parties are limited to 50 children, so pre-registration is required.

230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024

Easter Brunch & Egg Hunts at the Hotel Del

(For Hotel, Brunch and Sheerwater Breakfast Guests Only)
Easter morning will be kicked off with a good old-fashioned egg hunt! There will be three different hunts on the oceanfront Windsor Lawn to include children of all ages. Each hunt has 3 hidden gold coins, and the lucky finders win a special Easter basket full of goodies. Please call 619-522-8815 to register for the egg hunt.

10:00am 1-4 year olds
10:20am 5-7 year olds
10:40am 8-12 year olds

12:00pm 1-4 year olds
12:20pm 5-7 year olds
12:40pm 8-12 year olds

(For Guests and Non-Guests)
The south end of the Windsor Lawn will also be the site for a fun zone with crafts for all ages. Crafts include Easter bunny masks, Easter egg magnets, Easter egg hunt photo frames, and Easter necklaces.

More information

Celebrating Easter at The Grand Del Mar
Sunday, April 5
Carry on your annual traditions, and start all new ones, with The Grand Del Mar’s egg-citing Easter line-up. From mouthwatering brunches to a storybook egg hunt, there’s no shortage of ways to make this Easter its most colorful, and memorable.

More information

Additional Ideas to Celebrate Easter:

  1. Celebrate Easter with your playgroup. Host an Easter egg hunt with your playgroup at a local park. Have each parent fill 10 eggs with candy, treats, stickers, trinkets, etc. and let the kids hunt away!
  2. Make a special Easter treat to share with your family. Check out these fun, family friendly recipes.
  3. Make an Easter Lily from construction paper by tracing your child’s hand.
  4. Fun Easter Coloring Sheets: Click this link and print off a multitude of Easter coloring pages that will keep your child busy, decorating the fridge and house. Make the sheets into cards and give out to neighbors and family members.

Written by Betsy Larson
Edits by Colleen DeLory and Erin Thomas

Free Easter Resources

The Old School Magazine has created three beautiful Easter resources completely FREE.

They are perfect for parents and grandparents to share with the children in their lives and are a great gift idea to tuck away into an Easter basket.  Many will enjoy these wonderful and interactive tools this holiday season.

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