Best Bets for Easter Egg Hunts in St. Louis

Wednesday March 18, 2015

Easter Egg Hunt St. LouisSpending Easter in St. Louis this April? Grab your baskets, your kids, and some running shoes because we have two of the biggest and best egg hunts around!

Peeps Easter Egg Hunt – Six Flags St. Louis
Kick off Easter weekend with Big Thrills and Sweet Surprises with the Peeps Easter Egg Hunt at Six Flags St. Louis.  On Saturday, April 4 join the fun with an egg hunt for children ages ten and younger. Kids will have the chance to find eggs filled with candy before the park opens.  The egg hunt is free with Six Flags admission, but you must get a special wristband to participate.

Enrichment Eggstravaganza
Everyone loves a food treat, and the Saint Louis Zoo animals are no exception! On April 5, visitors can watch while the Zoo’s animals hunt for eggs and enjoy special Easter treats. Visitors who buy a Safari Pass, animal adoption or membership on Easter Sunday will also receive a bag of candy.

The Magic House Egg Roll
The Magic House is on a roll – an egg roll! In the great tradition of the White House, The Magic House is inviting children 12 and under on Monday, April 6 to roll up their sleeves and participate in an “egg-citing” race using large spoons to roll their eggs across the finish line on. Other activities include spring-inspired activities and a special appearance from the Easter Bunny! Free with museum admission

Purina Farms Egg Hunt
Purina Farms is hosting two egg hunts for kids during its Springtime Village. The first is March 29, at 11 a.m. The second is the same day at 2 p.m. The cost is $8 a child. Kids two and younger are free. Children also have the chance to see live bunnies, lambs and other springtime animals.

Hunt for a Cure
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is hosting a huge egg hunt at Queeny Park on April 4 from 11 a.m. to noon. Volunteers hide more than 60,000 eggs for kids to find. The Easter Bunny will arrive at 11 a.m., to greet everyone. Younger children are allowed to find eggs first, followed by older children. The cost to participate is $10 per family.

Adult Easter Egg Hunt
Thousands of numbered eggs will be scattered throughout the 250 acres of Jefferson Barracks County Park on Friday, March 27 and 28, and each egg will be redeemable for prizes. Bring a basket for your eggs and a flashlight. Held rain or shine. Participants must be 18 years of age or older. Advance registration is required. 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.


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