Mom’s Guide to Easter Festivities in St. Louis

Easter decor on a tabletop

Easter is on its way! Here is a family-friendly roundup of events, egg hunts, bunny visits, and our favorite places to shop for Easter basket fillers!

Queeny Egg Hunt

550 Weidman Rd, Ballwin, MO, United States, Missouri

Saturday, March 25, 2023 | 10:30am

Come join the Queeny Egg Hunt! There will be crafts, games, and different age egg hunts in the park.
3 years and under—– 10:30am
4-6 years old—– 10:30am
7-10 years old—–11:00am
10 years old and up—–11:00am



Overland Kids Easter Egg Hunt

8700 Midland Blvd, Overland, MO 63114

Saturday, April 1, 2023 | 12pm

Grab the family and neighbors for a kid-friendly outing at the Annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the Overland Parks and Recreation Department. On April 1, 2023 the hunt will begin at Noon at Norman Myers Park. Children ages 1 – 10 years of age will have the opportunity to collect eggs, and the chance to win stuffed bunnies and bicycles. This event is open to the public and registration is not required. 



an Easter basket full of eggs



Eckert’s Easter Egg-Citement

951 South Greenmount Road, Belleville, IL 62220

March 25-26, April 1-2 + 8 | 9am-3pm

Hop on down the bunny trail and fill your basket with fun! Eckert’s Annual Egg Hunt, animals for petting, tractor ride around the farm, plant a seed to take home, ice a cookie, face painting, duck pond, gift from the bunny, and a free photo scene with the Easter Bunny. Join in on the fun & continue making memories at our farm.



Eckert’s Flippity Flop Breakfast

951 South Greenmount Road, Belleville, IL 62220

March 25-26, April 1-2 + 8 | 8am-12pm

Hop over and enjoy a delicious meal before heading out to hunt Easter eggs.  Our flippity flop kid’s breakfast includes sprinkle pancakes, bunny fruit kabob, bacon, and a delicious Sherbet Sunrise Drink to complete the meal for $7.00. Regular menu available for adults and kids to also order from. 



Easter Egg Hunt in Cottleville

Saturday, April 1, 2023 | 9:45am

Join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt in Cottleville! We will have 10,000 eggs and areas separated by age so that everyone can have fun. Photos with the Easter Bunny begin at 9:45 and the Easter Egg Hunt starts promptly at 10:00. See you there!



Easter Egg Hunt in Founders Park

7 Freymouth Road, Lake St. Louis, MO 63367

April 1 | 10am

This isn’t your average Easter Egg hunt! Enjoy balloon artists, bounce houses, face painging, games, pony rides, and a petting zoo!



Eureka Youth Easter Egg Hunt at Legion Park

333 Bald Hill Road, Eureka, MO 63025

April 1 | 10 am – noon

Hop on over to Legion Park to visit with the Easter Bunny and search for eggs! We will have separate areas for ages 0– 2, 3 – 4, 5 – 7 and 8 – 10. The event begins at 10:00 a.m., with the hunts beginning at 11:00 a.m. Each age group will start in 5 minute increments.  Before and after the hunts, take your picture with the Easter Bunny!


Extravaganza Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 1, 2023 | 10am

Join the second annual Egg Hunt! There will be thousands of eggs ready for the Big Hunt! Easter Bunny will be making an appearance, along with crafts and many more activities! Don’t forget your basket!
Cost is $10 until March 31 and $15 day-of.



Egg Hunt at Vlasis Park

300 Park Dr, Ballwin, MO 63011

Saturday, April 1, 2023 | 9:30-11:30am

Grab your baskets and join the Ballwin Parks and Recreation Department for the Youth Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday April 1st, 9:30-11 am at Vlasis Park. Hunts will begin at 10 am SHARP and will be divided into age groups: 2-4 years old, 5-7years old, and 8-10 years old.
Cowboy Critters Petting Zoo will also be onsite providing entertainment (weather permitting). The Easter Bunny will be on hand for pictures so make sure you bring your camera!
Registration is not required.



Hip Hop Hurray Hunt at Bluebird Park

225 Kiefer Creek Road, Ellisville, MO 63021

Saturday, April 1, 2023 | 10am

The Easter Bunny will leave a trail of eggs in Bluebird Park on April 1, 2023. 

 Have your Easter baskets and cameras ready! 

Children 9 and under will hunt for colorful eggs full of candy and prizes. 

This event is free, but you must register ahead of time.



Belleville Parks and Recs Easter Egg-Stravaganza

401 Bellevue Park Drive, Belleville, IL 62226

Saturday, April 1, 2023 | 10 am

Collect eggs and turn them in for prizes!

The Easter Bunny will be hopping around for photos.

Pre-registration is required. $3 per child, includes egg hunt, snacks and refreshments.



Des Peres Park

12325 Manchester Road, Des Peres, MO 63131

Saturday, April 1 | 9:30 am

Meet at the gazebo for an egg hunt for kids ages 0-6 and photos with The Easter Bunny! No advance registration required.

Free event.



Easter Eggstravaganza in Edwardsville

722 Holyoake Road, Edwardsville, IL 62025

Saturday, April 1, 2023 | 9 am – noon

Hunt around Edwardsville, gathering eggs from different locations.

Ticket includes a visit with the Easter bunny.

Pick up your egg cartons (to collect your eggs in) at either ECM or Dietrich Bank during business hours, one week prior to the event.  Registration is required.



Founders Park Easter Egg Hunt

7 Freymuth Road, Lake St. Louis, MO 63367

Saturday, April 1, 2023 | 10 am to Noon

Celebrate Easter in a big way! With balloon artists, bounce houses, face painting, games, pony rides, a petting zoo, and a visit from the Easter Bunny!

For kids 10 and under. Free to the community.





Brentwood Sports Complex

9100 Russell, Brentwood, MO 63144

Saturday, April 1 | 9 am

The Easter Bunny has hidden 10,000 eggs for your kiddos to find! For ages 0 – 9, ages 2 and under have their own, slower-paced hunt. 



Wentzville Easter EGGstravaganza

100 William Dierberg Drive, Wentzville, MO 63385

April 1, 2023 | 9:30 – 11 am

Hippity hop, Easter’s on its way! The Easter Bunny has been filling thousands of eggs with candy and prizes for the Egg Hunt at our annual Easter EGGstravaganza! We are pleased to be able to offer our annual Egg Hunt with the elements you know and love in two convenient formats! We encourage everyone to stay after their hunt time for additional EGGstravaganza festivities and photos with the Easter Bunny! Some eggs will contain a slip of paper for prizes. Don’t forget your basket to collect all your goodies.

Purchase tickets in advance!



Autism Egg Hunt at Vago Park

2700 Fee Fee Road, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Sunday, April 2, 2023 | 2pm

This Easter Egg Hunt is an inclusive family event for families with Autistic children. There will be Easter baskets for registered participants.
After the Egg hunt stay and enjoy time with other families enjoying the park playground, sand volleyball pit, and splash pad. The Eastern Bunny will be available for pictures. There will be fun games to play.



Flashlight Egg Hunt in Schroeder Park

359 Old Meramec Station Road, Ballwin, MO 63021

Wednesday, April 5, 2023  | 7:30 – 9 pm

Bring a flashlight and basket for egg hunting in the park after dark! Includes pizza and games! For ages 10 – 14 – Registration is limited.



City of Rock Hill Egg Hunt and Photos with the Easter Bunny

Stroup Field, corner of McKinley Ave and Warson Road, St. Louis, MO 63124

Friday, April 7, 2023 | 6pm

Craft project available at 6pm. Egg hunt begins at 6:15. Hunt followed by photos with the Easter Bunny. No charge! Event held, rain or shine.



Youth Egg Hunt at Vago Park

2700 Fee Fee Road, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Saturday, April 8, 2023 | 10 am and 1pm

(Ages 10 and under) Hop around the back of Vago Park and collect eggs at this annual tradition! Kids will be grouped by age and have the chance to win prizes. All participants must be checked in by 9:30 a.m. for the morning hunt or 12:30 p.m. for the afternoon hunt. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos so bring your camera! Tickets are limited and each child must have a ticket to participate. Tickets will not be available for purchase on the day of the event. $5 per child.


The Little Bevo Easter Egg Hunt

4751 Morgan Ford Road, St. Louis, MO 63116

Saturday, April 8, 2023

9:30am – 2pm

Join us for family fun with face painting, crafts, photos with The Easter Bunny, and flying pancakes by Chris Cakes!
Adults tickets include 1 Free mimosa



Egg Hunt at Sunset Hills Athletic Complex

13555 W. Watson Road, St. Louis, MO 63127

Saturday, April 8, 2023

5:30 – 7 pm

The annual Sunset Easter Egg Hunt will be held at the Athletic Complex on April 8! The hunt will be divided into 3 age groups, ages 1-3, ages 4-6, and ages 7-10.



a pastel Easter basket full of colorful eggs with a label on the basket reading, “Easter egg hunt"



Underwater Egg Hunt


Friday, March 24, 2023 | 11am and 5:30pm

Kids will have an egg-citing time searching the Renaud Center’s indoor pool for Easter eggs! Eggs will be placed in parts of the pool to accommodate all age groups. Make sure you keep an eye out for the golden egg, which will get you a special prize at the end! Bring goggles and a waterproof basket or container for gathering eggs. Pre-registration is required, the deadline to register is Monday, March 20th, or until the event is full!

Goat Yoga with the Easter Bunny

Memorial Park: 8600 Strassner Drive, Brentwood, MO 63144

Sunday, March 12, 2023 | 11am – noon

Ages 8+

Goat Yoga of Southern Illinois is coming back to Brentwood and bringing the Easter Bunny! Yes, the Bunny is coming to play with the goats. This unique class is sure be a hit! After class, participants can take pictures with the Easter Bunny and goats.



Bunny Hutch

7801 Genesta Street, St. Louis, MO 63123

Weekdays | 9am-12pm | Reservations Required

Weekends | March 25-26 and April 1-2 | 9am-3pm | No Reservation Required

Enjoy an outdoor Easter egg hunt, puppet shows, story time, and pet some bunnies! Participate in an Easter craft, make a goodie and take a coloring book home.

Cost: $7 per person.



siblings sitting on the Easter Bunny’s lap



Bunny Brunch at the Heights

8001 Dale Avenue, Richmond Heights, MO 63117

Saturday, April 1, 2023

11 am – noon / noon – 1 pm

Make a fun craft, enjoy brunch, and get photos with the Easter Bunny! Preregister ahead of time. 





 Bunny Hop at the Magic House

516 N. Kirkwood Road, St. Louis, MO 63122

Saturday, April 1, 2023 / Wednesday April 5, 2023

5:30 – 8 pm

Go on an outdoor egg hunt in the Museum’s Play Garden, take a photo with the Bunny, create spring-inspired crafts, enjoy a sweet cookie treat and the opportunity to explore the entire Magic House at this after-hours event. 

Reservations are required. $20 per ticket, $10 per member ticket.




Boulevard Park:2250 Lake St. Louis Blvd, Lake St. Louis, MO 63367

Saturday, April 1, 2023 | 7:30am

The Bunny Bolt 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run is a 1-mile run through Boulevard Park and a 5k through Lake Saint Louis that will precede the Lake Saint Louis Easter Egg Hunt. All participants will receive a short-sleeve t-shirt for participating.



Bunny Brunch and Egg Hunt at Grant’s Farm

7353 Grant Road, St. Louis, MO 63123

April 1-2, 7 | 11 am or 1:30 pm

Gather up the family and celebrate Easter at Grant’s Farm. Start with a lovely buffet brunchin our beautiful Baurenhof Courtyard, and then take part in an exciting egg hunt on the lawnof the Busch Family Estate. (Easter Egg hunt is for children under the age of 12).

Plus, have your photo taken with the Easter Bunny, see an array of animals in the BaurenhofCourtyard Stables, and go home with an extra-special Grant’s Farm Easter Basket.


Sunflower Hill Farm’s Ring-In Spring

245 Terry Road, Augusta, MO 63332

April 2 | 9am-4pm


Ring in Spring at Sunflower Hill Farm! Join us on April 2nd for a day full of family fun! Featuring: a visit from the Easter Bunny, egg hunt, storybook walk, live music & farm-fresh food. Café reservations now available and are strongly encouraged. Call 314-461-5131 or email [email protected] to reserve.

Party with Your Peeps at Play Street Museum

Friday, April 7, 2023


Hop on over and join us for an Easter Party at Play Street Museum on Friday, April 7th from 6:00-7:30pm! In addition to playtime, kiddos will enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt, craft a chalk bunny, and also make their own sundaes with lots of toppings!



an Easter scene with a wire basket of tulips, cloth butterflies, and colorful eggs



Bark ’N Bloom

Purina Farms: 500 William Danforth Way, Gray Summit, MO 63039

April 7 – 8, 2023 | 10am – 3 pm

Celebrate the opening of our 2023 season with floral-filled fun for dogs and their families this April 7 & 8, 10AM to 3PM! Dogs and kids will enjoy photos with Peter Rabbit, petal-inspired crafts, games and more! We be-leaf you and your best bud are sure to have a great thyme. Consider growing your pack by meeting adoptable pets at the Pet Center and barn!



Treasure Hunt at City Museum

750 N. 15th Street, St. Louis, MO 63103

Saturday, April 8, 2023 12pm – 7pm

Come visit with the Easter Bunny at City Museum on Saturday, April 8th! An egg hunt will take place all day long for the kiddos. Free with General Admission



Easter Brunch at Ferguson Community Center

1050 Smith Avenue, Ferguson, MO 63135

Saturday, April 8, 2023

10 am – noon

The Easter Bunny will be hopping over to the Ferguson Community Center for our 2nd Annual Bunny Brunch! We will have photos with the bunny, an egg hunt (ages 13 and under), activities, food, and refreshments.



Cardinals Nation Easter Brunch

601 Clark Street, St. Louis, MO 63102

Sunday, April 9, 2023

10am – 2 pm

Celebrate Easter with brunch at Cardinals Nation! Enjoy omelettes made to order, carving stations, dessert displays, and more! Brunch includes admission into the Cardinals Hall of Fame + Museum.



Kakao Chocolate

7272 Manchester Road, Maplewood, MO 63143

Wednesday-Friday 12-6p, Saturday-Sunday 10a-4p

Our favorite chocolate in St. Louis, hands down! “Everything is made from scratch, in small batches, with the finest all-natural ingredients and no artificial flavors, colors, preservatives or sweeteners. Buy a single treat, an assortment of truffles and caramels, or a basket bursting with unique confections as a treat for yourself or a gift for someone else.”



a basket of Easter candy at Charm Me Sweet Candy Store in St. Louis

Charm Me Sweet Candy Store

4915 Macklind Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63109

Wednesday – Sunday: 11 am – 7 pm

A good, old fashioned neighborhood candy store— find retro candy and retro pricing! Nickel and dime candies, peanut and tree nut free selections, and candy you’ll remember from your own childhood. You’ll find the perfect sweet treat for every basket!



animal shaped bubble blowers at Circle of Knowledge in St. Louis

Circle of Knowledge 

10980 Sunset Hills Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63127

Monday – Saturday: 9:30 am – 8 pm / Sunday: 10 am – 4 pm

Circle of Knowledge grew from a love of toys and reading … here you’ll find the perfect toy to fit every need! Puzzles, art & music, outdoor play, trains, unicorns, dinosaurs, and so much more! Because playing is the best kind of learning.



Crafty Sugar Company

104 E. Main Street, Belleville, IL 62220

Monday: Closed

Tuesday – Thursday: 11am – 7 pm

Friday: 11am – 8 pm

Saturday: 11am – 8pm

Sunday: noon – 5pm

Craft soda, ice cream, and CaNdY! 



flower pot stuffed animals with blooming flowers

City Sprouts

8807 Ladue Road, St. Louis, MO 63124

Monday – Friday: 10 am – 6 pm / Saturday 10 am – 5 pm / Sunday 11 am – 3 pm

This children’s boutique has you covered not only for Easter baskets, but Easter outfits, too!  Outfit the family and stock up on toys and trinkets (they’ll love what the Easter Bunny brought this year!)


Kilwins St. Charles

300 S. Main Street, St. Charles, MO 63301

Monday – Thursday: noon – 8pm

Friday + Saturday: 11am – 9 pm

Sunday: 1 – 7pm

Easter Basket Headquarters! Nostalgic fudge kitchen offering fresh handmade fudge, brittles, corns, caramel apples, premium ice cream, shakes, malts, floats, gourmet coffee and more!



stuffed chickens, bunnies, and peeps next to real candy peeps for Easter

Happy Up

8107 Maryland Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63105

Tuesday – Saturday: 10 am – 6 pm / Sunday: 10 am – 2 pm

6654-A Edwardsville Crossing Drive, Edwardsville, IL 62025

Monday – Saturday: 10 am – 6 pm / Closed Sunday

This delightful toy store has something for every Easter basket! With small and large gifts alike, the unique items you’ll find at Happy Up reflect the superior quality you find when you shop locally.



a photo of a candy counter at How Sweet Is This candy shop in St. Louis, MO

How Sweet Is This

804 De Mun Avenue, Clayton, MO 63105

Monday – Thursday: 11 am – 8 pm / Friday – Saturday: 11 am – 9 pm /

Sunday 11 am – 6 pm

This darling candy shop was named one of America’s Top 50 candy shops, and they’ve got the inventory to prove it! You’ll find the perfect Easter sweets here and they just brought back shaved ice if you need a cool pick me up!


Saga Toys

3839 Lemay Ferry Road, St. Louis, MO 63125

Monday – Saturday: 9am – 9pm

Sunday: noon – 8pm

Toys, Pops!, Action Figure Depot



a shelf of easter toys and candy at Imagination Toys in St. Louis, MO

Imagination Toys

9737 Clayton Road, St. Louis, MO 63124 

Monday – Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm

A toy lover’s dream! Stock up on some classic toys for all ages, and why not include some essentials or summer fun, too?



mini Lego figurines at the minifig shop in St. Louis

Minifig Shop

200 South Kirkwood Road, #104, Kirkwood, MO 63122

Sunday & Monday: 11 am – 6 pm/ Tuesday: CLOSED /

Wednesday – Saturday: 11 am – 6 pm

This shop nestled in downtown Kirkwood is the perfect stop to grab some Easter basket fillers for the Lego lover in your family!



Sense of Play LLC

Where sensory and art come to play! 



Visits with the Bunny at the Magic House

516 S. Kirkwood Road, St. Louis, MO 63122

April 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, and 10

Take pictures with the bunny and spend time in Bunny Town! Private visits with the bunny are available. Pre-registration is required.


a young boy with an Easter basket full of eggs in front of the Magic House in St. Louis



Skate with the Bunny at Brentwood Ice Rink

2505 S. Brentwood Boulevard, Brentwood, MO 63144

Saturday, March 25, 2023

1:30pm – 3 pm

Come join us at Brentwood Ice Rink for the 2nd Annual Skate with the Bunny! Registration includes admission, skate rental, time with the Bunny, craft and a goody bag for the first 100 kids with admission at the door. Bring your own camera to take your special photo with the Bunny. Pre-registration encouraged.



multi-colored stuffed bunnies in a row


Spring to Life at St. Louis Galleria

1155 Galleria, St. Louis, MO 63117

April 1, 2023

11am-3 pm

This free event includes a petting zoo, egg hunts, snacks, a photo booth, and visits with the Easter Bunny!



Easter Bunny at South County Mall

(Not yet updated for 2023)

18 S. County Center Way, St. Louis, MO 63129

Find the Easter Bunny on the lower level, near Champs. Reservations are strongly encouraged. 



a bunny in the grass in front of an overturned Easter basket with plastic eggs spilling out into the grass


Easter Bunny at West County Mall

(Not yet updated for 2023)

80 W. County Center Drive, Des Peres, MO 63131

Find the Easter Bunny near Macy’s. Reservations are strongly encouraged. 



Easter Bunny at Plaza Frontenac

(Not yet updated for 2023)

1701 S. Lindbergh Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63131



Mid Rivers Mall

(Not yet updated for 2023)

1600 Mid Rivers Mall, St. Peters, MO 63376

Find the Easter Bunny at the Center Court. Reservations are strongly encouraged. 



St. Clair Square

(Not yet updated for 2023)

134 St. Clair Square, Fairview Heights, IL 62208

Find the Easter Bunny at the center court. Reservations are strongly encouraged. 


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