Ultimate Guide to Easter Egg Hunts and Activities in Birmingham



Spring is right around the corner which means . . . Easter is on its way! And this means traditional egg hunts are in the works for many neighborhoods. Check out this list of Easter Egg Hunts and Activities in Birmingham, and let us know if your church or neighborhood is hosting a community Easter event!

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Birmingham Area Egg Hunts

Easter Egg Hunts and Activities in Birmingham

Spring at the Grove 2023

WHEN: Saturday, March 18th, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

WHAT: Join the Olive Grove Congregational Methodist Church for Craft Vendors, Bake Sale, Food Trucks, Inflatables, Easter Egg Hunt, and even a visit from the Easter Bunny! The Easter Bunny will be inside for you to take pictures with from 11-1 pm (free!). The Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 1:30 at the top of the hill. Learn more. 

Kingwood Church Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt

WHEN: Saturday, March 25th, 10:30 am

WHAT: Kingwood Church is excited to host an “Eggstra Special Easter Egg Hunt” for special needs! Learn more. 

Oasis Easter Egg Hunt

WHEN: Saturday, April 1st, 8:00 am to 11:00 am

WHAT: Join Oasis of Praise for their 2023 Easter Egg Hunt! They will kick off with a FREE pancake breakfast so join early for a great meal! Learn more. 

5th Annual Spring Fling at Medders Farm

WHEN: Saturday, April 1st, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

WHAT: This FREE annual community-wide egg hunt and craft fair features over 50 vendors with all types of amazing items plus a food truck area for all your snacking and lunch needs. Egg hunts for all ages will be at 10:30am and 2:30pm (choose either time for any age). This event is a benefit for MHS Marching Band, and donations will be greatly appreciated for their hard work. Also, there’s free parking! Learn more. 

Easter Egg Hunt (Doggies Too!) & Spring Market at Oak Mountain State Park

WHEN: Saturday, April 1st, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

WHAT: Egg hunts are planned for ages up to 12 years old — and even your pups are included in the fun! (The last hunts of the day are reserved for the dogs.) The Easter Bunny will be meeting-and-greeting, the Rusted Roof Barn is bringing some of their rescue horses for $5 rides, and the Alabama Wildlife Center will be there with their trained, education raptors. Standard park entrance fees are required. Learn more. 

Community Easter Egg Hunt – Bluff Park UMC

WHEN: Saturday, April 1st, 9:30 am to 10:30 am

WHAT: Join Bluff Park UMC for their annual Easter egg hunt! This is a HUGE community event with areas for toddlers/preschoolers as well as elementary aged kids, so everyone gets a shot at hunting! Learn more. 

Hunt the Heights in Cahaba Heights

WHEN: Saturday, April 1st through Sunday, April 9, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

WHAT: Hunt the Heights from April 1 through April 9th. Cahaba Heights Merchants will be hiding Easter Eggs filled with Goodies and Discounts in businesses in Cahaba Heights. Learn more. 

Homewood Parks Easter Egg Hunt

WHEN: Saturday, April 1st, 10:00 am

WHAT: Head to Homewood Senior Center for prizes and a photo op with the Easter Bunny. Egg hunts are organized by age for babies up to 10 years old — remember to bring your baskets for the hunt! The first hunts begin at 10 am for the littlest ones and end at noon for the oldest ones. Learn more. 

Birmingham Zoo Easter Egg Hunt “Egg-sperience”

WHEN: Saturday, April 1st, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

WHAT: Hope on over to the Henley Park in the Birmingham Zoo for egg hunts staggered by age, including over 10,000 hidden eggs! This event is free for zoo members and is included in the price of admission for non-members. Learn more. 

2nd Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt

WHEN: Saturday, April 1st, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

WHAT: Come out & enjoy a morning filled with games, prizes, refreshments, and of course an Easter Egg Hunt put together by Our Light Ministry, Dunnavant Community Center & friends throughout the community!! We even heard the big guy, EB, might possibly show up!! Learn more. 

Birmingham Zoo Adult Easter Egg Hunt

WHEN: Saturday, April 1st, 11:15 am to 12:00 pm

WHAT: Hop on over for the Birmingham Zoo’s Adult Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 1 from 11:15 am-12:00 pm!  Each participant will find 1 egg on the Trails of Africa playground and bring it to our prize table to redeem their exclusive prize. The exclusive prizes included certificates provided by area businesses, special Zoo tours, memberships, and much more all valued at $50 or greater. Space is limited so make sure you get your tickets now! Learn more. 

Community Easter Egg Hunt – Pinson Bicentennial Park

WHEN: Saturday, April 1st, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

WHAT: Join First Baptist Church Pinson on Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 12pm-2pm for their annual Easter Egg Hunt. They are SO excited and can’t wait to hang out with the community. Learn more. 

Amazing Grace Church Egg-Fest

WHEN: Saturday, April 1st, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

WHAT: Free fun for the whole Family! There will be an Egg Hunt for 12 and under, Scavenger Hunt for 12 and up, inflatables, prizes, and snacks. Learn more. 

Spring Fest 2023 at The Healing Place Church – Trussville

WHEN: Sunday, April 2nd, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

WHAT: THP Church Spring Fest is happening on Sunday, April 2nd for kids ages birth to 12! There will be inflatables, an egg hunt, food trucks, prizes, candy, and games. Learn more. 

Holloway State Farm Easter Egg Block Party

WHEN: Sunday, April 2nd, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

WHAT: Come one, come all to Holloway State Farm’s 4th annual Easter Egg Block party! There will be face painting, music, food trucks, an egg hunt, and so much more! Learn more. 

McCalla-Bessemer Community Egg Hunt

WHEN: Sunday, April 2nd, 2:00 pm  to 4:00 pm, with food trucks beginning at noon

WHAT: Pleasant Hill UMC is hosting this community-wide event, including an egg hunt at 3:00 pm. There will be inflatables, face painting, food trucks, games, and more! Entrance and activities are free, but be sure to bring food truck money. The hunt will encompass many areas, but will include paved paths (and peer buddies upon request) so that kids of all abilities can join in the fun! Learn more. 

Columbiana Spring Fling Eggstravaganza

WHEN: Sunday, April 2nd, 2:00 pm  to 4:00 pm

WHAT: Join Columbiana United Methodist Church for a free afternoon of fun! Egg Hunt, Bounce Houses, Crafts, Games and more. The Egg Hunt starts around 2:15 pm and other activities will follow. Learn more. 

First Christian Church of Birmingham Eggstravaganza

WHEN: Sunday, April 2nd, 2:00 pm  to 4:00 pm

WHAT: Join First Christian Church of Birmingham on Sunday, April 2 from 2-4pm for an Eggstravaganza! There will be an Easter egg hunt, games, inflatables, food, and more! Learn more. 

Goldfish Swim School Hoover Easter Egg Hunt Event

WHEN: Sunday, April 2nd, 2:30 pm  to 4:30 pm

WHAT: You’re invited! Join Goldfish Swim School Hoover on April 2, 2023 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. for an Easter Egg Hunt Event! Event highlights include family swim, an Easter Egg Hunt in the pool, an Easter craft, snacks and a special appearance by their mascot Bubbles! Learn more. 

First Wednesday – Glow In The Dark Easter Egg Hunt

WHEN: Wednesday, April 5th, 7:00 pm

WHATJoin Lakehills Church for a very special First Wednesday event on April 5th at 7pm! They will be having a Glow-in-the-Dark Easter Egg Hunt for all kids 12 years old and under! There will be music, food, glowing Easter Eggs, prizes/candy, and a family photo booth! Learn more. 

UAB Dragon Egg Hunt

WHEN: Thursday, April 6th, halftime of UAB’s spring game at approximately 7:15 pm

WHAT: UAB Athletics is excited to host the annual Dragon Egg Hunt on Thursday, April 6. Each year this family-friendly event has grown in size, and this year it moves to Protective Stadium. Children ages 12 and under are invited to participate in an egg hunt on the field of Protective Stadium while watching the Blazers before their inaugural season in the American Athletic Conference. Pre-register here. Note: game tickets are required for the event and can be purchased for $5. Learn more. 

Easter Eggstravaganza Hunt at Wald Park

WHEN: Friday, April 7th, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

WHAT: Visit the baby animal petting zoo, take a picture with the Easter Bunny, make a craft and find a prize egg. This non-competitive, relaxed egg hunt is for children ages 6 and under. Learn more. 

BHC Easter Park Day

WHEN: Friday, April 7th, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

WHAT: Join Birmingham Homeschoolers Community for a traditional Easter egg hunt as well as spring fun! Bring plastic eggs (with or without goodies inside) and baskets for the egg hunt, and bring a prepackaged spring treat/drink to share (or bring your own snack for your children). Learn more. 

Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt – Leeds

WHEN: Friday, April 7th, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

WHAT: Easter eggs that GLOW?! Bring the kids, grandparents, and friends to MortgageRight Leeds for a fun-filled evening of hunting easter eggs with candy, prizes, hot dogs, and MORE! Egg hunt starts at sundown. Learn more. 

Great Big Helicopter Easter Egg Drop

WHEN: Saturday, April 8th, 9:00 am

WHATGet ready for the biggest helicopter Easter egg drop in Shelby County! Rain or shine, Cultivate Church will have jumpers, food and drinks, pictures with the Easter bunny, and over 40,000 Easter eggs! We even have a special sensory area for kiddos that need a different experience. Learn more. 

The Great Egg Drop 2023

WHEN: Saturday, April 8th, 9:00 am

WHAT: Indian Springs First Baptist Church will have plenty of Eggs – and maybe a “prize egg” or 2 – for your children to collect. We planned our egg drop early so that you can make your way to the other activities in the community on that day as well. Learn more. 

City of Helena Annual Easter Egg Hunt

WHEN: Saturday, April 8th, 9:00 am  to 11:00 am

WHAT: Sponsored by The Church at Old Town and Helena Teen Council at Joe Tucker Park. You’ll find hunts for up to age 12, staggered by age. Learn more. 

Shades Mountain Baptist Church Special Needs Community Egg Hunt

WHEN: Saturday, April 8th, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

WHAT: The Shades Mountain Baptist Special Needs Ministry is hosting a Community Easter egg hunt for those who have children or students with developmental disabilities. There will be egg hunts to accommodate varying levels of ability, as well as games, crafts, raffles, and more! Learn more. 

Easter Egg Hunt at Pelham Church of God

WHEN: Saturday, April 8th, 10:00 am

WHAT: Join Pelham Church of God for an egg hunt, prizes, and food! Bring a friend and join the hunt! Lunch to follow. Learn more. 

Easter Eggspress at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

WHEN: Saturday, April 8, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (trains depart at 10:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm)

WHAT: If you’d like to forego the scrambling for sugary eggs, you can have a peaceful time on the train, instead. Every family onboard will get a photo and special treat from the Easter bunny himself. On the museum grounds, there will be a variety of free activities and crafts to enjoy, as well as secret golden eggs that can be redeemed for prizes. There will be vendors and food trucks, as well. Learn more. 

Trinity UMC Community-Wide Easter Egg Hunt

WHEN: Saturday, April 8, 10:00 am – 11:00 am

WHAT: The Trinity West Homewood Campus will be hosting a FREE event for kids of all ages with an egg hunt, crafts, and other activities. Hunts will be staggered by ages, so be sure to bring your basket and some friends! Learn more. 

Easter Egg Hunt + Free Easter Bunny Pictures

WHEN: Saturday, April 8th, 10:00 am

WHATJoin Christian Life Fellowship for their annual Easter Egg Hunt and take a free picture with the Easter Bunny before the Egg Hunt! There are 4 different age categories: 3 & under, 4-6 yrs, 7-9 yrs, and 10-12 yrs. Learn more. 

BSC Annual Easter Egg Hunt

WHEN: Saturday, April 8th, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

WHAT: BSC’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, April 8, 2023 from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the President’s Home Lawn. The egg hunt will begin at 10:30 a.m. Cookies and punch will be provided. Learn more. 

Egg Hunt at VHBC

WHEN: Saturday, April 8th, 10:00 am

WHAT: Vestavia Hills Baptist Church is hosting an Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8 at 10 am on the front lawn of the church. Learn more. 

Easter Bunny Picnic

WHEN: Saturday, April 8th, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

WHAT: Enjoy a perfect Easter experience with our furry friend! Sign up now for a fun-filled picnic with the Easter Bunny that the whole family will love! There are three time slots to choose from. Learn more. 

Siluria Baptist Church Easter Egg Drop

WHEN: Saturday, April 8th, 11:30 am

WHAT: Join Siluria Baptist Church for an Easter Egg Drop on Saturday, April 8th at 11:30am. There will be food trucks, face painting, inflatables, games, and prizes! Learn more. 

Egg Hunt at Longleaf Liberty Park

WHEN: Saturday, April 8th, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

WHATIf you came to Longleaf Liberty Park’s Halloween event, you’ll know how much fun their community is. They will be hosting their egg hunt rain or shine this year. In the event of inclement weather, the egg hunt will be held indoors. Learn more. 

Community Easter Egg Hunt – Pleasant Grove Assembly

WHEN: Saturday, April 8th, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

WHAT: Come join Pleasant Grove Assembly on Saturday, April 8th for their community Easter egg hunt. They will have food, inflatables, face painting and lots of eggs to hunt! Learn more. 

Oakmont Chapel Easter Egg Hunt

WHEN: Saturday, April 8th, 2:00 pm

WHAT: Oakmont Chapel Presbyterian Church will host an Easter Egg Hunt on April 8, 2023 at 2:00pm. This is a FREE event. Learn more. 

Egg Hunt at the Match

WHEN: Sunday, April 9th, 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm

WHAT: The fun doesn’t have end after Easter lunch! Join Legion FC on Easter Sunday for an egg hunt before our match v Phoenix Rising! Candy, mercy deals, and special surprises in store for this egg hunt. Tickets start at $10 for the match, the egg hunt is free for all attendees! Learn more. 

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Other Spring Activities

Easter Egg Hunts and Activities in Birmingham

Spring Craft Fair – Chelsea Community Center

WHEN: Saturday, April 1st, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

WHAT: Visit the Chelsea Community Center on April 1st for a Spring Craft Fair! There will be booths selling clothes, candles, soaps, crafts and more. There will also be food trucks! Learn more. 

Sixth Annual Easter Bunny Tea Party – Columbiana

WHEN: Saturday, April 1st, 1:00 pm

WHAT: The Easter Bunny Tea Party will be held on Saturday, April 1 and starts at 1 p.m. in the Grand Hall at Old Mill Square. During the event, children will meet and take pictures with Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny for the first 30 minutes of the tea party. Afterward, they will eat and drink tea for another 30 minutes. Learn more. 

Peep Diorama at Lee Branch

WHEN: Thursday, April 6th, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

WHAT: Make a scene using Easter’s favorite sugary confection. Peeps will be provided, you bring a shoebox! Register online. Registration opens March 23. Learn more. 

First Friday: Eggs-travaganza

WHEN: Friday, April 7th, 5:00 pm

WHAT: AmFirst brings Calera April’s First Friday with a Grand Eggs-travaganza Celebration featuring live music and a very special guest – THE Easter Bunny! There will be Easter crafts, hiding eggs and enjoying the season. Make plans to visit all the exhibitors, food trucks, Kids Zone, and more! Learn more. 

Bunny Barnival at Helena Hollow

WHEN: Saturday, April 8th, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

WHATHop on down to the Hollow and celebrate all things Easter & spring! Tickets include a carnival themed meal, carnival games with Easter themed prizes, petting zoo, face painting, and so much more! Limited tickets available. Tickets available for purchase beginning Friday, March 17th at 9:00am! Learn more. 

Easter Egg Dying at Azaelas Alabaster

WHEN: Friday, April 7th, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

WHAT: Come join Azaelas Alabaster for some Easter fun. There will be egg dying and pictures with the Easter Bunny. There will also be drink specials for the parents and a special mocktail menu for the littles. Learn more. 

Mt. Laurel Spring Festival

WHEN: Saturday, April 8, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

WHAT: Come celebrate the beginning of spring in the town of Mt. Laurel with a street fair! There will be food trucks, pop-up booths, live music, and inflatables. Stroll the streets of this neighborhood and take in the joys of the season! Learn more. 

Magic City Spring Celebration & Market

WHEN: Saturday, April 22, 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

WHAT: Join Cahaba Brewing Company for a FREE vendor market (& more) to celebrate the beginning of spring. Organized by Nixon Event Production and hosted by us here at Cahaba Brewing, this event will feature vendors, speakers, a kid’s craft area, food trucks, and more. Learn more. 

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  1. New Beginning Christian Ministry Egg hunt April 20, 2019 at 2pm-4pm. 501 mountain drive Birmingham al. Cost is free, there will be a golden egg for all age groups! Free food, magic city Snowball will be there and local vendors to get you ready for Easter! Food Family Fun!

  2. Helicopter Egg Drop & Festivities – April 9
    —Eagle Sports Complex (Calera): 8-10 am
    —Buck Creek Park (Alabaster): 10-11:30 am
    —Calera Baptist Church: 12-2 pm

    * Organized by the Shelby Baptist Association, Hope Mountain Church, Community Baptist Church, & Calera Baptist Church


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