Herewith all of the Easter Bunny appearances we know of at press time. We’ll update as things hop in….#sorrynotsorry

Peter Rabbit Visits Daniel Stowe April 6 and 7 from 11 am to 3 pm each day

PHOTO by Craig McCausland

Peter Rabbit will pay a special visit to Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden along with his friends on April 6 and 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. INFO HERE.

Morning with the Easter Bunny at Cornelius Arts Center on Friday, April 12, 10 am – noon

Bring your toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy Easter-themed crafts, snacks, and a chance to take a photo with Peter Cottontail himself! Don’t forget to bring your camera or smartphone to this free, fun seasonal event.

Flashlight Egg Hunt in Lowell NC at Harold Rankin Park, Friday, April 12 6:15 – 8 pm

On Friday, April 12th, grab your flashlights and Easter egg baskets for a fun evening at Harold Rankin Park

  • The 3 and under daylight egg hunt starts at 6:15pm on the t-ball field, which is directly behind the Boys & Girls Club.
  • The 4-6 year old sunset egg hunt starts at 7:15pm on the t-ball field, which is directly behind the Boys & Girls Club.
  • The 7-12 year old egg hunt starts at 7:30pm on the baseball field, which is the field closest to the parking lot.

Special appearance by the Easter Bunny from 6:30pm-7:30pm. There will be thousands of eggs and a few special prize eggs.

The Easter Bunny Express Rides Again at the NC Transportation Museum April 13 & 14 and 19 & 20

Choose Breakfast or Lunch with the Easter Bunny with your admit ticket price and add on photos with the Bunny.

Easter Egg Drop at AwShucks Farm on Saturday, April 13, 10 am – 1 pm

Thousands of eggs dropped from a Helicopter at 11 am, baby animals, Photos with the Easter Bunny, prizes for eggs, and more.
$6 per.

Naturalist Egg Hunt at Winghaven Saturday, April 13, 10 am – noon

Celebrate spring in one of Charlotte’s most beautiful outdoor locations. Children will make binoculars to help guide them through the gardens during a naturalist egg hunt, “spotting” songbirds and learning about each one along the way. In addition to the “hunt”, seasonal crafts and activities will be spread throughout the garden for families to enjoy as well as light refreshments. Recommended for children ages 10 and under and their families. Space is limited, register in advance. $15/member family and $20/non-member family

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Rosedale Plantation Saturday, April 13 10 am – 2 pm

Events at 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, & 1:00  $10* per Child Explore enchanting gardens and wander through our ancient boxwood as you and your child hunt for Easter eggs left by the Easter Bunny himself.  There will be 4 egg hunts, each starting at the top of the hour between 10:00 & 1:00. The eggs are filled with fun treats and educational facts about the plantation. Each participant will also leave with a small take-away gift.  

Children of all ages are welcome and don’t forget your Easter Baskets. Come and explore our lush and magical gardens, which provide the perfect backdrop for Easter photos. *2 Free Adults per family, additional adults $10.

Easter at the Billy Graham Library Saturday, April 13, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Resurrection Quest, Storytime on the Patio, Baby Animal Petting & Photos and more.

10th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza at Lazy 5 Ranch
Saturdays, April 13 and April 20, 10 am – 5 pm

One of Charlotte’s original and still best helicopter egg drops. Activities include:

• Helicopter Egg Drop – with even more eggs! (See drop times here)
• Corn Box
• Coloring Contest
• Guess the number of Jelly Beans contest
• Live Bunnies
• Scavenger Hunt
• Prizes for every child!

Please remember that Lazy 5 Ranch does not accept credit cards, and plan accordingly.

Hop Into Spring at Robbins Park in Cornelius Saturday, April 13, 2 – 4 pm

This free, family event is designed for ages 3-12. Participants can enjoy an afternoon filled with fun, including egg-themed activities, arts & crafts, DJ, face painting, inflatables, and more

SPG Brunch With The Bunny at Southpark Grill, Sunday, April 14, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

SouthPark Grill invites you and your family for brunch and a little one on one time with the Easter Bunny on April 14, 2019 from 10:30 am until 12:30 pm. Children under 5 years old will eat for free, $35 for adults and $20 for children ages 5 – 10 years old. Price includes a photo with the Easter Bunny (printed onsite), brunch and a special treat for attending. Reservations are required to attend. Please call SouthPark Grill at 704-900-6945 to make your reservation. *One adult entree must be purchased to participate.

Blakeney Easter Celebration on Sunday, April 14, 1 – 6 pm

Easter Festival fun with a bounce house, DJ, face painting and more during the Easter Festival from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Plus special photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny from 1:00 to 6:00 pm at his very own Bunny house, located on the Village Green.

The Great Easter Egg Expedition plus Lunch With the Easter Bunny Friday | Photos with the Easter Bunny Saturday at Matthews Community Center

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The Great Easter Egg Expedition 

April 5th through April 21st, several thousand eggs will be hidden throughout the parks and Greenway in Matthews. At a point during each of the three weeks, eggs will be hidden in Stumptown, Squirrel Lake, Windsor, and Sardis parks.  Eggs will also be hidden along the Greenway, (the John Street entrance to the Chesney Glen access-point portion).  Eggs will be multi-colored and will contain small toys. Participants are welcome to keep the eggs they find. BUT! Find one of the 12 GOLDEN EGGS, bring it to the Matthews Community Center, and you will receive one of the Expedition’s Grand Prizes!!

Plus Mr. & Mrs. Easter Bunny will be available for three hours on Saturday, 4/13 to take posed pictures with children and family. (Furry family members are welcome, too)

Queen City Easter Festival Saturdays April 13 and April 20, 1 – 5pm

The 2019 Queen City Easter Festival at the Carole Hoefener Center is full of festivities such as face painting, games, dance performances, crafts, vendors, food and more! There will also be an Easter Egg Hunt and FREE Easter Bunny pictures.

Easter Bunny Story Time and Craft at SAS Cupcakes Sunday, April 14 1 – 1:45 pm

Head to SAS for their most popular Story Time where they read the kids a fun Easter Story, frost yummy cupcakes, and make an adorable Easter Craft. There is meet and greet time with each child and the Easter Bunny, and everyone will got amble time for Pictures. Just $13 per child. This class is very popular so we have 2 story times this year. Space is limited. Call to reserve your spot TODAY! 704-295-1777

Pet Photo with the Easter Bunny at Concord Mills Sunday, April 14, 6 – 8 pm

Bring your furry friend for photos with the Easter Bunny on Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm! All pets must be leashed or in a carrier, and pet owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets. If you are attending this event please enter and exit through entrance #2. Shopping or dining before and after with your pet is not allowed.

Snoopy the Easter Beagle and Eggward the Easter Bunny at CAROWINDS April 15 – 21, 10 am – 10 pm

FREE with admission to Carowinds, Grab your Easter basket to hunt thousands of colorful Easter eggs hidden all through Camp Snoopy. Other egg-cellent, family-friendly Easter activities include crafts and select live shows throughout the park. Make sure to bring your camera, because Snoopy and Eggward will be dressed in their Easter best and egg-cited for their photo op with you. 

Nascar Hall Of Fame Easter Egg 400  Saturday April 20, 8:30-11:30 am

Hop over to the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 20, for the fifth annual Easter Egg 400. During this festive morning, little ones join the Easter Bunny for a morning full of entertainment and games—balloon twisting, face painting, egg relays and more—plus a photo opportunity. And during the signature egg hunt, each child will take home a carton of eggs filled with candy and prizes.

Easter Egg Hunt, Brunch with the Bunny and eARTh Day Celebration Weekend at Patterson Farms April 20 & 21 10 am – 6 pm. (Special Needs Egg Hunt Egg-cellent Adventure too = FB event here)

All their ongoing weekend events plus special arts, crafts and activities plus a Brunch with the Bunny and a chaos free Easter Egg Hunt.

Easter Egg Hunt at Historic Latta Plantation Saturday, April 20, 10 am – 2 pm

The Latta Annual Easter Egg Hunt is an organized event for young children ages one to ten. Each Easter egg will be filled with sweet treats and dozens of grand-prize eggs will be given including free family memberships, summer camp discounts, and goodie-baskets filled with fun things.
The day includes photo opportunities with Baxter the Bunny, story-time, crafts, meeting the farm animals, and enjoying a stroll around the Latta Plantation home and grounds.

6th Annual Easter Extravaganza at Ballantyne Village Saturday, April 20, 1 – 3 pm

From 1 to 3 pm, kids can have fun while playing with bunnies, making arts and crafts, getting their faces painted, a balloon artist, and jumping around in the bouncy house. Make sure you get your photo of your kids with the Easter Bunny!