Easter Egg Hunts Around Birmingham {2017}


It is Easter egg hunting time! Below is a list of egg hunts all around the Birmingham area! Happy hunting, and Happy Easter! 


Oak Mountain State Park 

Saturday, April 1st from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

10th Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Market! Six hunts, divided by age group!

Event will be hosted in the South Trailhead Field.

$15 Entry per car 9am – 12pm (regular entry fees apply after 12pm)

Come enjoy the Easter Bunny, music, educational programming, hay rides, games, food, and more!


Samford Family Easter Egg Hunt – Samford University

Saturday, April 8th from 10:00 am – 11:30 am on Samford University Quad

This event is for Samford alumni, faculty, staff, & their families!


Railroad Park (Hosted by Highlands UMC)

Saturday, April 8th from 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Join the Easter Egg Hunt and fun with the Highlands United Methodist family and larger Birmingham community. Games and activities will begin at 9:30 am. Egg Hunt will begin promptly at 10:00!


Homewood Park

Saturday, April 8th, in the evening

The Homewood Easter Egg Hunt is for toddlers and children up to ten years of age. Children will hunt for eggs with other children of their own age group. 

Location: West Homewood Park

Age Groups and Times:

1-2 years: 6:30pm – Daylight Hunt
3-4 years: 6:30pm – Daylight Hunt
5-6 years: 7:00pm – Sunset Hunt
7-8 years: 7:20pm – Bring your flashlight
9-11 years: 7:20pm – Bring your flashlight

More details available here.


Overton Park Easter Egg Hunt 

Saturday, April 8th at 12:00 pm

3020 Overton Road

Bring your friends and family and join us for an extra special egg hunt! This year’s fun will include golden eggs, face painting, a cake walk, photo booths and food trucks! We will also be accepting donations for March of Dimes. 


Exceptional Easter Egg Hunt at Gardendale’s First Baptist Church

Sunday, April 9th from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This event is for persons of all ages with special needs. There will be a cookie snack and game stations, as well as the egg hunt.


Vestavia Library Easter Egg-stravaganza

Friday, April 14th from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy the live bunny “playground,” have your picture made with the Easter Bunny, create an Easter craft, and find an egg and get a prize! Everyone wins! Come enjoy this non-competitive, relaxed program of seasonal fun! Drop in any time between 10 am and 12 pm!

Plenty of great photo opportunities, so bring your camera!

Ages 12 months to 1st grade

More info here.


Cottontail Express – Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum in Calera

Hop aboard the Cottontail Express for a ride to Peter Cottontail’s meadow! Join in the fun at the meadow as we hunt for Easter eggs. A bounce house, temporary tattoos, coloring station, and a sandbox provide lots of family fun. Bring your camera to take photos with Peter Cottontail!

The Cottontail Express train ride takes approximately 1 ½  hours including train ride and meadow activities. Please arrive 1 hour prior to your departure time.

Train Rides:

Saturdays April 8th & 15th at 10:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm
Sunday April 9th at 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm

Visit their website to learn more!


Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church 

Saturday, April 15th at 10:00 am

Meet in the gym first to make Easter baskets. Then the hunt will be in the soccer fields. There will be hot dogs & hamburgers and inflatables!


Birmingham Zoo – Eggstravaganza

Saturday, April 15th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Hop on over to Birmingham’s biggest Easter Egg Hunt – Eggstravaganza at the Birmingham Zoo! The children’s egg hunts are free for members and included in admission for non-members. The Adult egg hunt is $20 to enter, but participants are guaranteed a prize valued at $50 or more! Adult egg hunt has limited spots.
Egg Hunt Schedule:

10am-10:30am – Ages 0-5
11am-11:30am – Ages 6-12
11:45am – Adult egg hunt ($20 entry fee)
12:30pm-1pm – Ages 0-5
1:30 – 2pm – Ages 6-12


North Shelby Library

Saturday, April 15th from 9:30 – 10:30 am 

5521 Cahaba Valley Road

Grab your Easter basket and hop on over to the library for our annual Easter Egg Hunt! Babies through 3 years will hunt eggs in the Meeting Room beginning at 9:30. Kids 4 and up will hunt eggs in the Children’s Department beginning at 10:00. No Registration is required.


Emmet O’ Neal Library Lawn

Saturday, April 15th at 10:00 am

Bring your friends and family to hunt for Easter eggs! The Easter Bunny will make an appearance and sit for pictures after the hunt. This event will be April 15 starting at 10:00 am on the lawn across from Emmet O’Neal Library. You do not want to miss out on the fun!


Helena Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 15th from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Helena Amphitheater

Age  0-2   9:00am-10:00am
Age 3-5    10:00am-11:00am
Age 6-8    11:00am-12:00pm

Inflatables, games, and face painting!

So many opportunities for fun for the whole family! Tell us about some other Easter egg hunts and events that you love in the comments below!


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