Seek and ye shall find: A weekly list of Easter egg hunts in Cincinnati 🐣
Hippity-hoppity, Easter's on its way, so grab your baskets, buckets and flashlights (Huh? Yes, it's a thing.) and head out to one of these fun and fabulous egg hunts. Most hunts require pre-registration, so get hoppin' to your favorite hunt's website to sign up.
Week of March 25-31
Fairfield: Fairfield Parks & Rec will hide six large wooden Easter eggs at six of their 29 parks. Find the eggs, take photos of each, and email them to firstname.lastname@example.org for chance to win prizes. Runs March 24-31. fairfield-city.org.
Fort Mitchell & Lakeside Park: DCCH Center Fairgrounds, 75 Orphanage Road. Includes activities, crafts, food, drinks, Easter Bunny visit, prizes and more. Hunt divided into age groups: 0-3 at 10:45 a.m.; 4-7 at 10:50 a.m.; 8-11 at 10:55 a.m. Runs 10 a.m.-noon March 25. facebook.com.
Hamilton: Fitton Family YMCA, 1307 NW Washington. Floating Egg Hunt. 30-minute time slots to swim and hunt eggs. Age groups 0-4 years, 5-9 years and 10-up. Runs 6-8 p.m. March 31. $20 nonmember, $10 member. Price per child, no cost for adult swimmer. gmvymca.org.
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Hamilton: Eaton Road Church of God, 2000 Eaton Road. Starts at 10:30 a.m. March 25. facebook.com.
Middletown: Sebald Park, 5580 Elk Creek Road. Flashlight Egg Hunt. Timeslots every half hour. Runs 7:30-9:30 p.m. March 25. Bring flashlight and hunt for glowing eggs. $5 per child. yourmetroparks.net.
Reading: St. Paul Lutheran Church, 106 Maple St. Ages 10-under. Rain or shine. Starts at 4 p.m. March 25. stpaulreading.org.
Richmond: American Rental Home Furnishings, 3306 E. Main St. Indoor egg hunt. Purchase $1 map and earn prize for completed map. Benefits Animal Welfare League. Starts at noon March 25. facebook.com.
Withamsville: WT Sports Complex, 937 Ohio Pike. Over 4200 eggs dropped throughout the day. Ages 6-under at noon; ages 7-9 at 2 p.m., ages 10-12 at 3:30 p.m. $3 per child. Runs noon-4:30 p.m. March 25. facebook.com.
Week of April 1-7
Anderson Township: West Clermont Middle School, 1341 Clough Pike. More than 10,000 eggs and prizes. Starts at 1 p.m. April 1. access513.com.
Anderson Township: Faith United Church of Christ, 6886 Salem Road. Glow Egg Hunt. Pizza, crafts, temporary glow tattoos and glow dance party. Hunt for glow-stick filled plastic eggs. Each child gets bag of treats. Free. Raffle tickets benefit League of Animal Welfare. Runs 6:30-8 p.m. April 1. facebook.com.
Cheviot: Harvest Home Park, 3951 North Bend Road. Runs 1-4 p.m. Registration starts at 1 p.m., hunts begin at 2 p.m. April 2. Ages 10-under. Hunt is free, other activities and refreshments require a small fee. explorecheviotohio.com.
Dayton: Gil Lynn Park, 203 Greendevil Lane. Four age groups: 0-2, 3-5, 6-9, 10-12. After hunt, participants can choose prizes and meet Easter Bunny. Starts at 2 p.m. April 1. Rain date is April 8. facebook.com.
Delhi Township: Delhi Park, 5125 Foley Road. Starts at 10 a.m. April 1. facebook.com.
Edgewood: Freedom Park, 550 Freedom Park Drive. All kids must hunt alone, without adults. Ages 3-4 hunt on soccer field, ages 5-6 on baseball outfield, ages 7-8 on basketball court. Special eggs hold prizes, redeemable at Noll Shelter. Meet Easter Bunny before the hunt. Hunt starts at 2 p.m. April 1. In case of inclement weather, hunt will be at senior center. facebook.com.
Fairfield: Harbin Park, 1300 Hunter Road. Hunt divided into two age groups: ages 2-5 and 6-10. Prize eggs, activities and Easter Bunny visits. Runs 10 a.m.-noon April 1. fairfield-city.org.
Fairfield: Trinity Presbyterian Church, 6081 Ross Road. Easter Bunny visit and egg hunt. Starts at 2 p.m. April 2. facebook.com.
Florence: Thomas More Stadium, 7950 Freedom Way. Hosted by City of Florence and sponsored by Florence Police Dept. Games, music, vendors, Easter Bunny visits. Hunt starts at 10:30 a.m. florence-ky.gov.
Fort Thomas: Tower Park, 900 S. Fort Thomas Ave. Meet Easter Bunny at 10:30 a.m. Hunt starts at noon April 1. facebook.com.
Franklin: Lions Club Community Park, 301 E. Sixth St. Over 10,000 plastic eggs filled with candy and treats. Easter Bunny visits. Hunt divided into age groups: 1-3 years, 4-7 years and 8-10 years. All age groups start at 11 a.m. April 1. facebook.com.
Green Township: Veterans Park, 6231 Harrison Ave. Starts at 1 p.m. April 1. facebook.com.
Green Township: Christ Fellowship Church, 5000 North Bend Road. For ages 0-10. Runs noon-2 p.m. April 2. eventbrite.com.
Hamilton: Rentschler Forest, Line Hill Mound Area, 3620 Hamilton-Middletown Road. Egg Orienteering. Courses for all ages and skill levels. Follow easy map to collect different color plastic eggs. Eggs are turned in at finish line for candy or toy from treasure chest. Runs 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 1. $4-$15. yourmetroparks.net.
Hamilton: Forest Run MetroPark, Wildlife Preserve Area, 1810 Hamillton-New London Road. Flashlight Egg Hunt. Register by April 6. Runs 7:30-9:30 p.m. April 7. Bring flashlight and hunt for glowing eggs. $5 per child. Ages 12-under. yourmetroparks.net.
Hamilton: East Butler YMCA, 6645 Morris Road. Floating Egg Hunt. 30-minute time slots to swim and hunt eggs. Age groups 0-4 years, 5-9 years and 10-up. Runs 1-3 p.m. April 1. $20 nonmember, $10 member. Price per child, no cost for adult swimmer. gmvymca.org.
Highland Heights: First Baptist Church, 2315 Alexandria Pike. Open to ages 10-under. Runs noon-1:30 p.m. April 1. Light meal provided for kids and families. facebook.com.
Independence: Memorial Park, 2003 Jackwoods Parkway. Festivities start at 10:30 a.m. with jugglers, stilt walkers and balloon artists. Hunt starts at noon. Runs 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. April 1. Special hunt for kids who struggle with sensory overload, are on the Autism spectrum and those that need wheelchair accessibility can hunt at 10 a.m. near basketball courts. Register for all hunts: eventbrite.com.
Loveland: Magnolia Springs, 767 Loveland-Miamiville Road. Runs 2-4 p.m. April 1. RSVP: 513-774-9000. eventbrite.com.
Middletown: Atrium YMCA, 5750 Innovation Drive. Floating Egg Hunt. 30-minute time slots to swim and hunt eggs. Age groups 0-4 years, 5-9 years and 10-up. Runs 6-8 p.m. April 6. $20 nonmember, $10 member. Price per child, no cost for adult swimmer. gmvymca.org.
Mount Washington: Stanbery Park, 2221 Oxford Ave. Little ones hunt in the park oval, older children up to age 12 hunt on sledding hill. Starts at noon April 1. facebook.com.
Newport: Newport City Building parking lot, 998 Monmouth St. Age groups 2-4 years, 5-7 years and 8-10 years can hunt for eggs at 1:30 p.m. April 2. In the event of rain, hunt will take place in the bay of the Newport Fire Department.
Silver Grove: Chief Sayers Park, Oak St. and First St. Helicopter Egg Drop. Starts 1 p.m. April 2. cityofcilvergroveky.com.
Springfield Township: Northminster Presbyterian Church, 703 Compton Road. Rain or shine. Starts at 10:30 a.m. April 1. facebook.com.
Symmes Township: Home of the Brave, 11605 Lebanon Road. Starts at 11:30 a.m. April 1. symmestownship.org.
Union: Union Presbyterian Church, 10259 State Route 42. Sponsored by City of Union and Drees Homes. Easter Bunny visits, balloon artists, free donuts, juice, cocoa and coffee. Golden ticket prizes. Two hunts: ages 6-12 at 9 a.m., followed by ages 2-5. Runs 8:30-10 a.m. April 1. eventbrite.com.
West Chester Township: Family Picnic and Egg Hunt, LifeChurch, 8480 Cincinnati-Columbus Road. Runs 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. April 2. eventbrite.com.
Westwood: Westwood United Methodist Church, 3460 Epworth Ave. Open to ages 2-10. Runs 1-2 p.m. April 1. facebook.com.
Williamsburg: Central Baptist Church, 3235 Williamsburg Bantam Road. Nighttime Egg Hunt. Bring flashlight. Open to toddlers through grade 5. Registration at 7:30 p.m., hunt starts at 8:30 p.m. April 1. facebook.com.
Verona: New Day Ranch, 14838 Rosenstiel Road. Florence Kiwanis Club hosts this hunt. Runs 10 a.m.-noon April 1.
Week of April 8-14
Alexandria: 941 Clay Ridge Road. Light lunch, petting zoo, Easter story, and candy. Egg hunt is for kids up to sixth grade. Runs noon-2 p.m. April 8. Free.
Avondale: Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3400 Vine St. Take part in scavenger hunt, meet Easter Bunny, see animals receive Easter-themed goodies. Runs noon-5 p.m. April 8. Included with zoo admission. cincinnatizoo.org.
Batavia: The Crossing, 4359 E. Bauman Lane. 10,000 filled plastic eggs. Kids birth through grade 5 welcome. Runs 11 a.m.-noon April 6. facebook.com.
Clifton: Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 3445 Clifton Ave. Meet Easter Bunny. Designated areas for specific age groups. Starts at 10 a.m. April 8. facebook.com.
Fairfield: Fairfield Family YMCA, 5220 Bilbury Road. Floating Egg Hunt. 30-minute time slots to swim and hunt eggs. Age groups 0-4 years, 5-9 years and 10-up. Runs noon-2 p.m. April 8. $20 nonmember, $10 member. Price per child, no cost for adult swimmer. gmvymca.org.
Fairfield: Woodridge Plaza, 7275 Dixie Highway, suite B. Easter Ball and Egg Hunt. Photo booth, visit with Easter Bunny. noon-3 p.m. April 8-9. $15 per adult, $10 per child. eventbrite.com.
Florence: Florence Nature Park, 7651 Banklick St. Over 2,000 eggs up for grabs. Easter Bunny visits. Runs 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 8. facebook.com.
Florence: World of Golf, 7400 Woodspoint Drive. Adults-only Egg Hunt. Registration includes 1 drink ticket and all the prizes you can collect. Prizes inside eggs include golf vouchers, drink vouchers, candy, toys and more. Ages 21-up. $5. Runs 11 a.m.-midnight April 8. worldofgolfky.com.
Fort Thomas: Living Hope Baptist Church, 1080 Highland Ave. Starts at 11 a.m. April 8. facebook.com.
Green Township: Peace Lutheran Church, 1451 Ebenezer Road. Easter message followed by hunt. Stick around for cookies, juice and outdoor play area afterward. Ages 2-10. Runs 1-3 p.m. April 8. Free gift bag for each kid.
Hamilton: Forest Run MetroPark, Wildlife Preserve Area, 1810 Hamilton-New London Road. Egg Orienteering. Courses for all ages and skill levels. Follow easy map to collect different color plastic eggs. Eggs are turned in at finish line for candy or toy from treasure chest. Runs 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 8. $4-$15. yourmetroparks.net.
Hamilton: Lindenwald Splash Pad, 913 Noyes Ave. Rather than a traditional hunt, this one is a trunk hop. Runs 1-3 p.m. April 8. lindenwaldumc.org.
Indian Hill: Armstrong Chapel United Methodist Church, 5125 Drake Road. Runs 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 9, following Easter service.
Liberty Township: Liberty Center, 7100 Foundry Row. Egg hunt by age group, petting zoo, family-friendly DJ, magic show, face painting and visit from Easter Bunny. Runs 10-11:30 a.m. April 8. liberty-township.com.
Milford: Riverside Park, 425 Vintor Stier Drive. Easter Bunny arrives via antique fire truck at 10 a.m. Hunt divided into ages groups: 0-2, 3-5 and 6-10. Runs 10 a.m.-noon April 8. milfordohio.org.
Milford: St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 5849 Buckwheat Road. Breakfast at 8:30 a.m., family crafts, devotion, and egg hunt at 10 a.m. April 8. facebook.com.
Mount Washington: Mt. Washington Presbyterian, 6474 Beechmont Ave. Candy is peanut-free. Hunt starts at 11:15 a.m. April 8. facebook.com.
New Richmond: New Richmond High School Stadium, 1141 Bethel New Richmond Road. Operation Egg Drop. Over 55,000 eggs. Runs 1-3 p.m. April 8. eventbrite.com.
Over-the-Rhine: Washington Park, 1230 Elm St. Two-day scavenger hunt. Runs 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 8-9. washingtonpark.org.
Springboro: Newspring, 1150 S. Main St. Games, inflatables, food, raffles and more. Staggered hunt: ages 0-2 at 2:30 p.m.; ages 3-5 at 2:45 p.m.; K-first grade 3 p.m.; grades 2-3 at 3:15 p.m. and grades 4-5 at 3:30 p.m. facebook.com.
West End: Cincinnati Fire Museum, 315 W. Court St. Hunt for eggs on two floors of museum. Easter Bunny visits. Tickets required. Runs 9-10:30 a.m. April 8. $10 per person. cincyfiremuseum.square.site.
Westwood: Oskamp Playground, 3208 Midway Ave. Adult Egg Hunt. Ages 21-up. $25. eventbrite.com.
This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer: Find an Easter egg hunt near you in 2023 with this handy guide