18 Easter Egg Events & More Things to Do with Family this Week

This week we have egg hunts, egg drops, bunnies, and more, with an occasional non Easter activity as well… bring on spring! (POST UPDATED 3/28)

What is a Weed?
Latta Plantation Nature Center
Wednesday, March 28, 9:30 a.m.
According to Ralph Waldo Emerson, a weed is “a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.” In celebration of National Weed Appreciation Day, learn all about weeds and how humans can use them to our advantage.

Toddler Easter Egg Hunt
Tuckaseegee Park (Mt Holly)

Enjoy games, crafts, a visit from the Easter Bunny, and an Easter Egg Hunt.

Northlake Mall

Wednesday, March 28 (through March 31) times below

Stop by Bunnyville on the lower level in Grand Court and have your photo taken with the Easter Bunny. Mon.-Sat., 10am-1pm, 1:45-5pm, and 5:45-9pm; Sun., noon-3pm and 3:45-6pm.

Easter Egg Hunt
City of Belmont Parks and Recreation

The one egg hunt will be held in Stowe Park in Downtown Belmont. Join us for the 2018 City of Belmont Easter Egg Hunt! This event is free to the public. Bring your own basket!

The Golden Egg Hunt
Harrisburg Parks and Recreation

Plastic colored eggs with candy and small toys inside will be hidden in various parks in Harrisburg for families to hunt for during the week (March 24-29). If you are one of the lucky people to find a golden egg with a ticket in it (there are 100), you can redeem your prize at the event on March 29 (6:00 – 8:00 p.m.)

Sea Life Aquarium

Saturday, March 31 – Sunday, April 1

The ultimate Easter celebration is planned including -Interactive Easter Egg Hunt Dive Show, Meet-n-Greets with Sharky, paint seashells, scavenger hunts, workshops and more.

Summer Concert Series
D9 Brewery, Huntersville

Saturday, March 31, 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.

It’s back! D9 Brewing’s Summer Concert Series kicks off this Saturday. Food trucks, fun and live music each month!

Can’t Wait To Turn The Page

The Mint Museum – Randolph.

Celebrate Women’s History Month with two featured authors presenting one book for children and then one for mature teens and adults.

The Egg-cellent Adventure

Patterson Farm Market (Mt Ulla)

Explore the farm while you hunt for eggs. Search for 12 colored eggs (2 each of 6 different colors) and turn them in for a treat bag and more.

Spring-tacular Celebration
Village Park, (Kannapolis)

Join us at Village Park for games, crafts, face painting, inflatables, and a visit from the Easter Bunny.  Be sure to bring your Easter basket to collect candy and other treats!

Egg-cellent Egg Drop
Discovery Place Kids Huntersville

Families will use their engineering skills in I CAN Create to construct a protective case for their egg and see if it can survive a fall from the Town Hall Clock Tower without breaking.

Annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt
Rumor Mill Market, Davidson | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join the Rumor Mill Market for their annual Easter egg hunt. In addition to the hunt, expect free Ben and Jerry’s ice cream, games and prizes.

NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Easter Egg 400

The hunt is on! Hop over to the NASCAR Hall of Fame and little ones can join the Easter Bunny for a morning full of entertainment and games—bubble performances, balloon twisting, face painting, a magic show, egg relays and more

2018 Queen City Easter Festival

Easter Egg Hunt and FREE Easter Bunny pictures accompanied by 100 FREE toy gift bags for children. 100 Free swag bags will also be given to the first 100 attendees. See details and times at the link.

Hunter Farm’s EPIC Egg MAZE 2018

Sat, March 31, 2018 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Check for age group times at the link. Tickets $15, adults are free. MOST EPIC Events is Proud to Partner with Hunter Farm to bring you a one of a kind EPIC 1 acre MAZE for kids to go through to find different colored Eggs.

Easter EGGstravaganza
George Pappas’ Victory Lanes, Mooresville | 1 – 3:30 p.m.

Head to Victory Lanes for two hours of bowling, a visit with the Easter bunny, food and beverage specials and an egg hunt.

Latta Plantation’s Easter Egg Hunt 2018

An age group organized egg hunt accomodating to young children ages one to ten. $8 admission ticket includes one easter egg hunt plus the opportunity to meet and get pictures made with Baxter the Bunny, Children’s Storytime, making crafts, meeting the farm animals, and enjoying a stroll around the Latta Plantation home and grounds. Anna’s Sweet Treats food truck will be avalible for cash purchases and picnicing areas are open for use.

Cornelius EASTER EGG DROP at Freedom House Church

Free event which includes a Helicopter Easter Egg Drop at 10:00 am at Hough High School. Bring your baskets, collect as many eggs as you can and stay to enjoy the Games, Giveaways, Inflatables, Food Trucks and Photo Ops with the Easter Bunny. Plan to arrive by 9:30 AM to allow enough time for parking. There will be activities and games for kids up to 10 years old and giveaways for all ages.

Lazy 5 Ranch 9th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza

Activities include Helicopter Egg Drop (See drop times at link), Corn Box, Coloring Contest, Guess the number of Jelly Beans contest, Live Bunnies, Scavenger Hunt

Easter Bunny Express Hosted by N.C. Transportation Museum

Enjoy a train ride with the Easter Bunny as he hands out treats for the kids. This event offers inflatables, temporary tattoos, coloring stations, face painting, and special photos with the big bunny. Upgrade your purchase with breakfast, lunch, or snacks with the Easter Bunny.

Hodges Family Farm and Pumpkin Patch Spring Fling 2018

Spring Fling is the perfect event to open up to the public and allow our friends the chance to have some fun at the Farm. Activities will include:  An Easter Egg Hunt, Raffles, Guessing games, Yard games, Hayrides (small fee to ride), Farm animals to look at and so much more. Only open to ages 2-3 and 4-6, children must be paid for and registered at the link in advance.

*Images sourced from Facebook or Eventbrite pages of events listed.


Bek Mitchell-Kidd
Bek is an Australian native who has lived in the Lake Norman area for more than a decade.