Looking for a good Easter egg hunt in or around Washington, DC? Family Easter fun can be found in the city and around the region in Maryland and Virginia.
In Washington DCWhite House Easter Egg Roll
April 21, 2014, 8:00 a. m. - 5:00 p. m. White House Lawn, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC (202) 456-7041. Bring the kids to hunt for Easter Eggs and enjoy a morning of storytelling and a visit with the Easter Bunny. This is a special Washington, DC tradition that dates back to 1878.
Easter Egg Hunt at Madame Tussauds
2014 Date to Be Announced, 7:30am - 9:45 a.m. 1025 F Street, NW Washington DC. The wax museum is hosting a fun and educational “eggs-ploration” through American history and pop culture, with more than one thousand eggs hidden throughout the Presidents Gallery. Various trinkets and prizes will be contained in every egg. Live bunnies will be on-hand for special Easter photo-ops in the attraction’s replica Oval Office. The event is free for ages 12 and under, $10 ages 13 and up.
Eggstravaganza at Tudor Place
April 18, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 1644 31st Street NW Washington, DC. Children of all ages enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt and a thrilling Egg Roll Contest. After the exciting games, spend the morning decorating festive eggs and building a spring basket. Visitors also enjoy a self-guided tour of Tudor Place’s gardens. Bring your own basket, spoon, and one hard-boiled egg per child. Admission: Member Children: $7, Nonmember Children: $10, Adult Chaperones: $3.
In MarylandBunnyland at Butler's Orchard
April 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 21, 26, 27, 2014 (closed Easter Sunday), 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 22200 Davis Mill Road, Germantown, Maryland (301) 428- 0444. Welcome spring with a hayride down the Bunny Trail, hunt for colorful eggs, Visit with the farm’s very own Country Bunny, ride a pedal tractor, play in Kiddie Hayromp and Castle, see live bunnies, lambs and chicks. Admission: $8.75 per child and $6.75 per adult.
Meadowside Nature Center's Annual Easter Egg Hunt
April 18, 2014, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville, Maryland 301-258-4030. Children ages 2 through 12 can search for real (hard-boiled) eggs hidden in the meadow, then dye and decorate the eggs they find. There will be other spring-related activities throughout the day, including bunny hat and frog puppet crafts, ‘egg’ games, live animals and a meet-and-greet with Otus the Owl mascot. Register in advance at ParkPASS.org for the 30-minute hunting sessions. Admission: $8 per child.
Easter Egg Hunts at Green Meadows
2014 Date to Be Announced, Wed-Fri, 9:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. Sat-Sun, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 10102 Fingerboard Road, Ijamsville, Maryland. (301) 865-9203. The event includes farm fun, plus holding and touching all the animals, feeding sheep and goats, milking our cow, tractor-pulled hayride, pig races, prizes, sweet treats, and photo ops with the Easter Bunny.
Easter Scavenger Hunt at Surreybrooke
April 19, 2014, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 8537 Hallow Rd, Middletown, Maryland (301) 606-3310. Children are invited to participate in a scavenger hunt where they will receive clues to run through a maze and the Alphabet Garden to find special treats. Reservations required.
In Northern VirginiaEaster Egg Hunt at Ida Lee Park
April 12, 2014, 12 - 4 p.m. Rt. 15/North King Street. Leesburg, Virginia (703) 777-1368. Leesburg Parks and Recreation Department sponsors an annual Easter Egg Hunt of more than 15,000 eggs throughout Ida Lee Park. For ages 7 and under. Separate hunts for each age group. Other activities include a moon bounce, jumbo slide, fire truck train, and balloon artists. Admission is $10 in advance, $15 at the gate.
Morven Park’s Eco-Friendly Easter
April 19, 2014, 10 a.m.-noon. 17263 Southern Planter Lane, Leesburg, Virginia. Romp and roll in Morven Park’s expansive lawn! Activities include story time, natural egg dying, basket making, an egg hunt, and learning about healthy Easter treats, topped off with an Easter egg roll on the Mansion lawn. $10/adult; $5/child.
Easter Egg Hunts at Reston Zoo
2014 Date to Be Announced, 9 a.m - 4 p.m. 1228 Hunter Mill Rd., Vienna, Virginia (703)757-6222. Visit this small family friendly zoo and enjoy an easter egg hunt with pony rides, raffle tickets, candy, face painting, Easter pictures, and more!
Easter Egg Hunts at Ticonderoga Farms
Weekends, April 5-20, 2014, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 26469 Ticonderoga Rd. Chantilly, Virginia (703) 327-4424. Join the Easter Bunny and search for candy and toy-filled eggs. The spring festival includes slides, playground ark, hayrides, a visit with farm animals and more.
Great Country Farms Easter Egg Hunt and Marshmallow Harvest
April 5-6, 2014. 18780 Foggy Bottom Road. Bluemont, Virginia (540) 554-2073. More than 10,000 treat filled eggs will be specially hidden for four separate aged based hunts daily. Visitors will enjoy the mysterious Marshmallow Harvest which always blooms on or around April 1st and can be eaten straight off the tree or roasted over the bonfire. The 5 acre play area features unique attractions like the giant jumping pillow; pedal carts, rope mazes and more.
George C. Marshall International Center Easter Egg Hunt
2014 Date to Be Announced, 2-4 p.m. The Marshall House, 217 Edwards Ferry Rd., Leesburg, VA. More than 2,000 Easter eggs full of surprises and treats will be hidden for the children. In addition to the hunt, there will be bag decorating, face painting, raffles and more! A $5 donation per family at entry is greatly appreciated. Registration is not required.
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