Hippety hop your way over to one of many fun family Easter events in Austin! Here’s a round-up of where to find the Easter Bunny, hunt for eggs, and enjoy plenty of Easter festivities…

Photos with the Easter Bunny @ multiple area shopping malls
now through April 20
You can make an online appointment to reserve your time with the Easter Bunny at Barton Creek Square Mall, Lakeline Mall and Round Rock Premium Outlets. A $10 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your session, and this $10 will be put towards your purchase of a Bunny photo package. Visit simonbunny.com to reserve your time. You can also find the Easter Bunny at the Hill Country Galleria across from the Central Plaza. No reservations required but photo packages are available for purchase.

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt & Movie Night @ Old Settler’s Park (Round Rock)
April 18, 6:30 – 11 p.m.
Bring your flashlight and a basket to fill for this egg hunt at night, followed by a movie in the park. Advance tickets are required for the egg hunts (Early Registration through April 14 – $5 per; Late Registration fees – $7), and the movie is free and will start around 9:15 p.m. Get the details here.

Toddler Time Easter Egg Hunt @ Altitude Trampoline Park (Austin)
April 19, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Bring your basket and kids under age 6 for an egg hunt & bunny craft. Check-in between 10-11 a.m., join the egg hunt from 11a.m. – 12 p.m., then have a snack and make a bunny craft from 12 -1 p.m.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ Pinballz Arcade
April 19, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Visit Pinballz Lake Creek, Pinballz Kingdom OR the Original Pinballz for their annual Egg Hunt! Children are invited to bring their Easter baskets and hunt for our colorful, prize-filled Easter eggs and get their picture with the Easter Bunny at each location! Tickets are $5 per child in advance, or $8 when purchased on the day of the event. Click here for details regarding times for each age grouping, and to get your tickets.

Easter Egg Dye-o-Rama @ Neill-Cochran House Museum
April 19, 12-4 p.m.
Visit this historic museum (free admission) for an afternoon of hands-on Easter egg dyeing, scavenger hunts, self-paced tours, and (weather permitting) lawn games with space to picnic in the shade. The museum will provide blown (emptied) eggs, dyes, wax resists, tables, chairs, and volunteers to offer help with the process. The suggested donation for each egg is $2 with all proceeds benefiting Generation Serve. Visitors are also welcome to bring their own boiled or blown eggs.

Easter Tea Service @ Tee Hee Party – Hill Country Galleria
April 20 & 21, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Tee Hee Party is hosting an Easter tea party where attendees can choose from a high tea service, a children’s tea service or a vegetarian tea service for $45. Make a reservation through Tee-Hee-Party.com.

Nappy Time Portraits Easter Event @ Toybrary
April 20, 10 a.m.
Before your egg hunt, come and take a bunch of cute pictures of your baby in bunny outfits, animal costumes, suits, dresses and more. Please take a look at Nappy Time photos here to see what you can expect at a Nappy Time Portraits events.

FUMC Easter Egg Festival @ Texas State Capitol Lawn
April 20,  9:30 – 11 a.m.
Join First United Methodist Church for their annual egg hunt on the Capitol lawn for face painting, crafts, games, preschool egg hunts, and elementary school egg roll races! A visit from the Easter Bunny is a special tradition. Please bring non-perishable food donations for Caritas of Austin. More info here.

Enjoy plenty of fun on the Capitol grounds! Photo from the First United Methodist Church of Austin’s Facebook page

Easter Egg Hunt @ Austin Zoo
April 20, 8:30 a.m.
Visit with the animals and meet the Easter Bunny as he hops around the zoo. For ages 2-12. Advance registration is required, and you can sign up online here. Visitors will need to pay regular Zoo admission and an additional $5 per child hunting. Austin Zoo Members can hunt for free! Please bring your own Easter baskets.

Community Easter Egg Hunt @ Huston-Tillotson University
April 20, 10 a.m.
Children of all ages are invited to hunt for the thousands of eggs hidden around the Huston-Tillotson University campus during the 14th Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt. The event is free and open to the public. More info here.

20th Annual Easter Pet Parade @ Jo’s Coffee South Congress
April 20, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Watch costumed animals parade down South Congress at noon, ending in Jo’s parking lot for a pet costume competition. Hang out for a few hours to eat, drink, and ogle a lot of great looking animals while a band or two plays. All proceeds from the entry fees benefit Austin Pets Alive. $20 to register your pet. Free to attend.

Cuteness all around at the Pet Parade! Photo from the Jo’s Coffee Facebook page.

Texas-Sized Easter Egg Hunt @ Doc’s Drive In Theatre (Buda)
April 20 & 21, 12 – 5 p.m.
Doc’s is dropping over 2,000 eggs, so hop on over! They’ll also have an Easter egg making station, bounce house, and (of course) photo ops with the Easter Bunny!

Easter Egg Hunt @ Rudy’s Country Store & BBQ 360
April 21, 12-2 p.m.
Bring the family out to Rudy’s for live music from Family Shiloh followed by an egg hunt at 2 p.m. for kids ages 10 and under. Free ice cream for the kids, too!

Pioneer Easter Scramble @ Pioneer Farms
April 21, 1-4 p.m.
Grab your baskets! Austin’s historic Easter Egg Hunt will take place at Pioneer Farms along with 1800’s crafts, activities and Easter-themed sweets for sale. The gates will open at 1 p.m. with the first hunt at 1:30 p.m. Egg hunts will be staged based on children’s age: Ages 1-3 at 1:30 p.m. in the Town Square; Ages 4-7 at 2 p.m. in Sprinkle Field; Ages 8-11 at 2:30 p.m. at the German Emigrant Farm, and Ages 12- 15 at 3 p.m. at the Cotton Plantation. Tickets are $10.

 — Happy Easter! —