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A Hopping Good Time: Easter Happenings in Sacramento

There's plenty of colorful eggs to find and Easter bunny photo-ops to be had, so grab the family and hop on over to one of these Easter happenings!     EGGstravaganZOO Sacramento Zoo March 31…

There’s plenty of colorful eggs to find and Easter bunny photo-ops to be had, so grab the family and hop on over to one of these Easter happenings!



Sacramento Zoo
March 31 | Sat 10am-3pm
Enjoy some egg-cellent fun at the Sacramento Zoo with a day filled with egg hunts, colorful crafts, animal enrichment, and goody bags. As you walk the zoo look high and low as a family to see if you can spot the golden eggs!

Southgate Underwater Egg Hunt
Fruitridge Community Center
March 31 | Sat 1pm-3pm
The weather will be in the high 70s this weekend, so it seems like the perfect opportunity for some underwater egg hunt fun at the Fruitridge Community Center! They will have treats for all egg hunters and a special prize for the hunter who finds the golden egg. Participants are encouraged to bring a basket or mesh bag to the event. There will also be open swim time for egg hunt participants after the hunt.

Note: This event is for kids Ages 12 and under. Children Age 6 and under must be accompanied/supervised by an adult at all times including while in the water.

@ the Grounds Placer County
March 31 | Sat 10am-2pm
Join NOW 100.5FM for the first-ever Hoptopia. Families will enjoy activities including egg hunts for kids of every age, a Candy Lane, over 15 inflatable games, slides, obstacle courses and activities, Choo Choo train rides, arts and crafts, a petting zoo, pony rides, a kids fitness area, rock wall, pictures with the Easter Bunny, and much more.

Breakfast with the Bunny
Elk Grove Regional Park
March 31 | Sat 8am-11am
Start the day with a hearty pancake breakfast with the Easter Bunny hosted by the Pride of Laguna Creek Lions Club.

Fair Oaks Easter Eggstravaganza
Fair Oaks Park
March 31 | Sat 9am-1pm
Join in for an “eggciting” Easter adventure for the entire family in Fair Oaks. Enjoy plenty of free or low-cost activities that are sure to put a smile on everyone’s face, including children’s egg hunts, photos with the bunny, a craft table, petting zoo, and more.

Try your luck at the adult egg hunt (Ages 16 and up) sponsored by the Fair Oaks Youth Advisory Board and hop on over to the pancake breakfast presented by the Fair Oaks Host Lion’s Club.

Spring Eggstravaganza
Fairytale Town
March 31 – April 1 | Sat & Sun 11am-4pm
You have two days to enjoy the festive fun at Fairytale Town featuring egg hunts, prizes, spring-themed hands-on activities, and visits with Peter Cottontail.


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Easter Brunch Ideas


Hyatt Regency Sacramento
April 1 | Sun 10am-3:30pm
Enjoy a spectacular holiday brunch with the family, featuring carved meats, charcuterie and cheeses, chilled seafood, an omelet station of course, and the Chef’s Holiday Favorites.

Courtyard D’Oro
April 1 | Sun 10am-3pm
Enjoy a delicious six-course family-dining style brunch by the in-house chef, Aaron Anderson of Purple Pig Eats.

Zinfandel Grille
April 1 | Sun 9:30am-2pm
Indulge in a special brunch buffet that will include delicious items like Eggs Benedict with Canadian Bacon, Grilled Salmon with Lemon Caper Aioli, Rosemary Crusted Prime Rib and much more.

Note: Reservations are required.

Revolution Wines
April 1 | Sun 10am-3pm
Gather your family and friends for a tasty brunch and vino.


Need more inspiration? More Easter events can be found on our Holiday Events page.