Eggs, chicks, doggies, bounce houses, treats, the Easter Bunny, and more! There are lots of fun, family-friendly things to do with the kiddos this beautiful Spring weekend in San Luis Obispo County!
Please note that the listings with an * in front of it has not been confirmed. We are working to add as many Easter events as possible, so please check back later for an updated list.
For a chronicle list of Easter events/activities, CLICK HERE and then search for Easter to narrow the view to only Easter events.
Easter Egg Hunt Etiquette:
It's always fun to take the kids to Easter egg hunts, but it's a bummer when someone ruins the fun but not playing fair. So here are a few rules of etiquette to make these fun for everyone:
Spring Festival at Charles Paddock Zoo
From March 23 through April 8, Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero presents Spring Festival, which is free with zoo admission. Come enjoy fur and feathers for a limited time. In addition, check out the new Madagascar exhibit and the new home that is in progress for the Red Pandas. The zoo is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the Spring Festival festival is included with your zoo ticket.
MOMS Club Easter Egg Hunt
Join the MOMS Club of Atascadero for a free Easter egg hunt followed by a visit from Poppy (from A Dream Party) on Monday, March 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tom Jermin Sr. Community Park in Templeton. This event is a potluck so please bring a dish to share. Make sure to RSVP HERE, so we know how many eggs are needed.
Giant Easter Egg Hunt, Templeton
Celebration Worship Center will host its annual Giant Easter Egg Hunt at 988 Vineyard Drive in Templeton at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 31. There will be 12,000 eggs hidden for the kids to find. The free event will include a food, snow cones, cotton candy, games, bounce houses and prize eggs. For more information, contact Pastor Royce Spinks at 805-610-9819.
Hop To It--Visit the Easter Bunny
Meet the Easter Bunny in the holiday house in Downtown City Park on Saturday, March 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring the whole family for some holiday fun, and it's free. Bring your camera and get a free Easter egg.
Easter Egg Hunt at AUMC
Atascadero United Methodist Church will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt between its two traditional Easter services on Sunday, April 1. Children in the fifth grade and younger will meet in Fellowship Hall at 9:30 a.m. The hunt will start at promptly 9:45 a.m. The eggs are found quickly, so be sure to arrive early. The littlest hunters will get a head start before the older children are let into the yard.
An Easter sunrise service will be held at 6:30 a.m., followed by a breakfast. The traditional Easter services will be held at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. and child care will be provided. For more information, go to www.atascaderoumc.org or call 805-466-2566.
Easter Egg Hunt, Paso Robles
The Bridge Christian Church will host an Easter egg hunt for children at Centennial Park in Paso Robles, following a message and worship starting at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 1.
The egg hunt will be divided into age-appropriate sections for babies through fifth grade. There will be helpers available for younger children so they are sure to have fun searching for and finding eggs. All are invited and welcome.
San Luis Obispo
Bunny Trail Downtown, San Luis Obispo
Get ready for the “egg-citement” of the Bunny Trail Downtown at Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market on Thursday, March 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. Children along with their families can hop along the Bunny Trail, visiting businesses and filling their bags with treats. Plus, kids can have their photo taken with Downtown Bunny at the corner of Chorro and Higuera streets for a small fee-$5 for taking your own photo, $7 for a keepsake photo and $8 for a combo.
Egg Hunt at Laguna Lake Golf Course
The Laguna Lake Golf Course will host its annual egg hunt on Saturday, March 31 at 11 a.m. for children 8 and younger. Children should bring a basket to collect the goodies they collect during the egg hunt. The Easter bunny will also be there.
Easter Bunny at Apple Farm, SLO
The Apple Farm, 2015 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, will host the Easter Bunny for photos on Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Spring Family Tea Party in A.G.
Arroyo Grande will host its third annual Spring Fun Family Tea Party on Saturday, March 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. at LifePoint Church, 207 Pilgrim Way in Arroyo Grande. The cost is $16 per adult and $9 per child. Activities include free Easter bunny photos, tea, lemonade, tea sandwiches, salads, desserts, face painting, crafts, games, a free raffle and a silent auction. Contact 473-5472 for more information, or CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.
Avila Beach Annual Easter Egg Hunt
The annual Avila Beach annual Easter Egg Hunt is on Saturday, March 24 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Avila Beach Community Center, 191 San Miguel Street. There will be snacks, eggs to color, arts & crafts, an Easter egg hunt, bounce house and photos with the Easter bunny. The event is hosted by the Avila Beach Civic Association and the San Luis Yacht Club.
Nipomo Kids Day & Egg Hunt
Nipomo's annual Kids Day & Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Nipomo Community Park. There will be inflatables, a magic show, vendor booths, carnival games, model rock launches, a Rotary barbecue and an Easter egg hunt for children 0 to 12. The egg hunt will begin at 11 a.m. on the baseball field.
Arroyo Grande Easter Egg Hunt & Festival
The Arroyo Grande Family Egg Hunt and Festival will be held on Saturday, March 31 at 10 a.m. sharp at Elm Street Park. The event includes free egg hunt, free barbecued hot dog lunch. There will also be a carnival, cotton candy and bounce houses for a small fee. There will be free games for each age group and free photos with the Easter bunny. For more information, call 805-473-5476. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own Easter baskets.
Easter Eggstravaganza, Shell Beach
The City of Pismo Beach Parks & Recreation Department presents the annual Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday, March 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Festivities will be held at Dinosaur Caves Park in Shell Beach, and the hunt is free.
The celebration includes games, bounce houses, face painting, a balloon artist and much more. Participants are asked to bring their own basket or bag to collect their eggs and goodies. The Easter Bunny might even be available for photos, so be sure to bring your cameras.
To ensure the safety of all participants, different hunt times are scheduled for different age groups as follows:
For more information, contact the Pismo Beach Parks & Recreation Department at 805-773-7063.
Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt, Pismo Beach
The fourth annual Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, March 31 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Spyglass Park, 2511 Spyglass Drive in Pismo Beach. Participants are asked to bring a dozen filled eggs.
Easter Egg Hunt at Brunch on Wheels, Avila
Avila Beach's monthly Brunch on Wheels will host a free Easter egg hunt at noon on Sunday, April 1 at 6464 Ana Bay Road. This event will include food trucks, live music, lawn games, photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny and more.
Cayucos Easter Egg Hunt
The Cayucos Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Hardie Park on Saturday, March 31 at 10 a.m. The Cayucos Lioness Club will sponsor an Easter egg hunt for children and then they can meet the Easter bunny.
Los Osos Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt
The 29th annual Los Osos Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 31 from 10 a.m. to noon at the South Bay Community Center, 2180 Palisades Ave. and includes a hot dog lunch, bounce houses, balloon animals, 4-H petting zoo, scout demo and more. For more information, call 805-528-0100.
Shamel Park Easter Egg Hunt, Cambria
The Shamel Park Easter Egg Hunt in Cambria is on Sunday, April 1 at 8 a.m. for children ages 8 and under. Admission is free.
Have Fun & Go-Go!
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