Easter activities in the Sacramento area

03/28/2013 12:00 AM

03/29/2013 6:54 AM

Here is a list of activities celebrating Easter in the Sacramento area. For more events, activities and entertainment opportunities, please use Zvents, our interactive activities calendar.


Spring Eggstravaganza

The Cosumnes Community Services District hosts an egg hunt and spring activities with the Easter Bunny. There will be carnival games, an egg scramble, face painting, a petting zoo, pony rides, craft projects and live entertain- ment by the Hipwaders and the Pleasant Grove Rock Band. Most activities have a minimal fee. Food vendors will be there. Breakfast with the Bunny, co-sponsored by the Pride of Laguna Creek Lions Club. Register early because seat- ing is limited. (9, 10 and 11 a.m.) Event: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Elk Grove Community Park, 9950 Elk Grove Florin Road, Elk Grove. $5 advance; $7 at the door; $1 for children ages 2 and younger. (916) 405-5600.

Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt

Legends at Woodcreek Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt. Bunny breakfast buffet (9-11 a.m.); annual egg hunt (11:30 a.m., registration earlier); spring festival (9 a.m.-2 p.m.), featuring live rabbits (no adoptions at this event), Easter-related fundraising items available, face painting, games, a bounce house, golden Easter egg basket giveaway and a coloring contest. 9 a.m. Legends at Woodcreek, 5880 Woodcreek Oaks Blvd., Roseville. Admission is free. (916) 771-5161.

Community Easter Egg Hunt

The Active 20-30 Club of Greater Roseville/South Placer No. 36 will hold its fourth annual free Community Easter Egg Hunt. Bring a pair of new socks to donate to the sock drive to help local children and teens in need. 9 a.m. H.C. Elliot Park, 1421 Cushendall Drive, Roseville. Free. (916) 572-2030.

Neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church and Trinity Anglican Church co-sponsor an Easter egg hunt for kids ages 14 and younger. 9 a.m. Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 1302 Hooper Road, Yuba City. Free. (530) 908-0388.

Easter Egg Hunt

The great hunt kicks off at 11 a.m. American Legion Linda Post 807, 5477 Feather River Blvd., Linda. (530) 742-6989.

Easter at Fremont Presbyterian Church

Easter egg hunts (age separated event), 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., also includes bounce houses, face painting, crafts. Fremont Presbyterian Church, 5770 Carlson Drive, Sacramento. Free. (916) 452-7132.

Brunch with Mr. Jelly Belly and the Easter Bunnies

Join Mr. Jelly Belly, Wendell and Wendy Bunny for a private brunch, entertainment and Easter treats. 10:30 a.m.-noon; doors open at 10 a.m. Jelly Belly Factory and Visitor Center, One Jelly Belly Lane, Fairfield. $19.99 per person; free for children ages 2 and younger. Reservations required at www.jellybelly.com. Also, on-site photography with the Easter Bunny from 1 to 4 p.m. (800) 953-5592.

Easter in the Park

Eggs, games, prizes, photos with the Easter Bunny. 11 a.m. Alder Grove Park, Muir Way and McClatchy Way, Sacramento. Free. (916) 468-4545.

Easter Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast

The East Sacramento-Midtown Kiwanis Club hosts its 26th annual pancake breakfast and Easter egg hunt at McKinley Park's Clunie Clubhouse. Free Easter egg hunts (begin at 9:30 a.m.), carnival games, and a fundraising breakfast (served from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m., $6 general, $4 children). McKinley Park, 601 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento. (916) 484-1314.

Candy Land

With three egg hunts, the scramble will be on at Elevate Life Church's Easter egg hunt and celebration at Rutter Park, 7350 Palmer House Drive, Sacramento. The free event offers carnival games and raffles, musical and dance entertainment such as dance performances and contest, and rap performances. Find hot dogs, cotton candy and refreshments for $1. (916) 281-7522.

Hoppin' and Huntin' at Hagan

The Rancho Cordova Recreation and Park District, Rotary Club of Rancho Cordova, and Kiwanis Club of Rancho Cordova sponsor its annual Easter egg hunt and all-you-can eat pancake breakfast (8:30-11:30 a.m.; $5 general, free for children ages 5 and younger). The free Easter egg hunt – by age groups – starts at 10 a.m. (for children ages 10 and younger). A kid zone will be open from 9 a.m. to noon for games and contests, face painting, crafts, music, a robotic surf machine and bounce houses. Smile for your pictures with the Easter Bunny, offered for $5. Held at Hagan Community Park, 2197 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova. (916) 635-8977.


Victorian Easter Celebration

Dress up in your Victorian Easter finery and march in the Victorian Easter parade. Registration begins at 11 a.m., parade is at 12:30 p.m. Children will enjoy Columbia's Easter egg hunts. The Small Fry Egg Search is at noon for ages 3-5. After the Easter parade (1 p.m.), the Junior Egg Poachers (ages 6-8) will try their luck, and the Great Egg Scramblers (ages 9-12) take a crack at 1:30 p.m. Columbia State Historic Park, Main Street, Columbia. Free. (209) 536-1672.

Easter Eggstravaganza

Find giant eggs stashed all over the mountain and carry them down to the North Lodge to redeem prizes. A golden basket with a 2013-14 season pass will be hidden on the mountain. A skiing Easter bunny will be watching over the Mini Egg Hunt, geared toward children, who will find the mini eggs filled with candy; one mini egg will have a grand mini prize. 9 a.m. Homewood Mountain Resort, 5145 W. Lake Blvd., Homewood. (530) 525-2992.

Haggin Oaks Easter Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast

Free annual pancake breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt. The free pancake breakfast starts at 9:30 a.m. and the Easter egg hunt starts at 11 a.m. (for children ages 10 and younger). All eggs are filled with candy and a few eggs filled with prizes. 9:30 a.m. Haggin Oaks Golf Complex, 3645 Fulton Ave., Sacramento. Free. (916) 808-2526.

Multiple days

Spring Eggstravaganza

Features spring-themed hands-on activities, pictures with Peter Cottontail (additional cost), daily egg hunts (held at noon, 1 and 2 p.m.) separated by age groups, and "Beauty and the Beat" performance at the children's theater by the Fairytale Town Troupers (12:30 and 2:30 p.m.; $1, $2). 11 a.m. Saturday-Sunday. Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive, Sacramento. Admission: $5 general; free for children ages 2 and older. (916) 264-7462.


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