UPDATE: Where To Find Easter Egg Hunts (And Bunnies) in Kane County, IL!

UPDATE: Where To Find Easter Egg Hunts (And Bunnies) in Kane County, IL!

There’s so much fun going on in Kane County communities this Easter season, it’s hard to keep track of it all!

That’s why we’ve put together this little guide to let you know about Easter egg hunts and Easter bunny visits at park districts and communities throughout Kane County.

As always, if we missed any, just shoot us an email with a link, and we’ll add the event to this roundup.

Happy Easter, everybody!


10,000 Eggs in Algonquin’s Towne Park!

Grab your basket and meet the bunny at our new location, Towne Park, for the village of Algonquin’s annual egg hunt! The egg hunt is open to participants from 0-12 years only.

There will be 10,000 eggs for participants to pick up as quickly as possible. All participants must be accompanied by an adult throughout the event. To ensure safety, participants will be grouped by age. There will be no pre-registration for the egg hunt, which will begin promptly at 10 a.m.

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Batavia Park District

Doggie Easter Egg Hunt

Let your dog hunt for Easter eggs! Join us at the Bark Park as your dog(s) hunts for Easter eggs filled with doggie treats. All dogs must be leashed during the event! Pre-registration is requested, but we will accept registration at the gate to the Bark Park starting at 11:30 a.m. Registration fee is per dog. There will be pet-friendly vendors on-site from 11 a.m. to 1 pm. Hunt will begin at noon SHARP!

  • When: noon Saturday, April 13
  • Where: West Main Park Shelter
  • Fee: $10 per dog.

Easter Egg Hunt

All little bunnies are invited to hop on over for the annual Easter Egg Hunt! Be sure to get here early to see the Easter Bunny. Everyone should meet at the middle school by 9:45 a.m.! Group leaders will divide children into age groups and take them to their separate hunt areas.

At 10 a.m. the hunt will begin! Don’t forget a basket to hold all those goodies.

  • When: 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13
  • Where: Rotolo Middle School, 1501 S. Raddant Road
  • Admission: Free

In the spirit of the event, participants are asked to please bring a non-perishable food item or paper product to be donated to the Batavia Food Pantry. 

Batavia Main Street

Spring Hops into Downtown Batavia with the Egg Hop

Grab your Easter Basket and hop on down for the 6th Annual Downtown Batavia Egg Hop brought to you by Batavia MainStreet and River City Church. On Saturday, April 20, starting at 10 a.m., hop around downtown businesses to find eggs filled with goodies and possibly a chance to win raffle prizes and gift certificates donated by our generous Downtown Batavia businesses.

Make sure to bring your kiddos and their eggs back to the Peg Bond Center for a chance to win raffle prizes, enjoy face painting, games, activities, and of course to visit with our roaming Easter Bunny!

Schedule for the Egg Hop:

  • 9:45 a.m. — Grab a goodie bag *while supplies last
  • 10 a.m. to noon — Egg Hop around town
  • 10:15 a.m. — 3 & Under Egg Hunt at Peg Bond Center
  • 10:30 a.m. — Spring Stories with the Batavia Public Library at Peg Bond Center
  • 11 a.m. —  Learn the Bunny Hop with Batavia Academy of Dance
  • 11:30 a.m. — Easter Story with River City Church
  • Noon — Raffle Drawings at Peg Bond Center

Batavia MainStreet is a 501©3 not-for-profit organization working to enhance, promote and revitalize Downtown Batavia as the heart of the community through dedicated volunteer efforts. For more information on Downtown Batavia Egg Hop, please visit downtownbatavia.com or call 630.761.3528.

Fox Valley Park District

Spring Fever Festival

Bring the whole family to this fun-filled, Spring-themed festival! Featuring egg decorating, music, crafts, games, snacks and more. Special guest appearance from the Easter Bunny! Register early for a discounted rate.

  • When: Saturday, April 13, 2 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Where: Vaughan Athletic Center, 2121 W. Indian Trail, Aurora
  • Ages: 2Y & up
  • Fee: $7
  • Register online

Underwater Egg Hunt

Jump in and retrieve eggs from our pools! Splash your way to prizes: ages 3-4 will be in the toddler splash area, and older participants will retrieve weighted eggs in the leisure pool! Redeem eggs to collect goodies!

  • When: Sunday, April 14, 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Where: Vaughan Athletic Center, 2121 W. Indian Trail, Aurora
  • Ages: 3Y to 16Y
  • Fee: $12 residents / $15 non-residents
  • Register online

Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt

Grab your flashlight and get ready to party at Blackberry Farm! Enjoy hayrides, dancing, games and a Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt with prizes! Dinner will be provided! Don’t forget your flashlight. Pre-registration is required.

  • When: Thursday, April 18, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Blackberry Farm, 100 S. Barnes Road, Aurora
  • Ages: 9 to 13
  • Fee: $12 residents / $17 non-residents
  • Register online

Milo’s Marvelous Egg Hunt

Join Milo, our resident bunny, and hop on over for a traditional egg hunt at Blackberry Farm. Plastic eggs will be filled with candy and prizes for three different age groups (2 & under, 3-5, 6-9). The Easter Bunny will be on-hand for pictures. Adults must accompany children; only children need to be registered. Egg Hunt will start at 10:15 a.m. Don’t forget your basket and camera! This is an outdoor event, so remember to dress for the weather.

  • When: Saturday, April 20, 10 to 11 a.m.
  • Where: Blackberry Farm, 100 S. Barnes Road, Aurora
  • Ages: 9Y & under
  • Fee: $6
  • Register online

Geneva Park District

Egg-mazing Race and Night Egg Hunt at Wheeler Park!

Get your friends together and create teams of 4. Teams will complete various physical and mental challenges in order to solve clues and find the bunny hiding somewhere in the park.

Be one of the first teams to finish, and you will win fabulous prizes — including gift certificates to local businesses!

After the Egg-mazing Race, participants will go head-to-head in an exciting night-time egg hunt! Eggs filled with prizes and candy will be scattered around the park. Collect as many eggs as you can before they are all gone!

  • 2019 Date: Friday, April 12
  • Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm (Check-in begins at 5:00 pm)
  • Location: Wheeler Park – Located off Route 31 in Geneva
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Bunny Breakfast

  • 2019 Date: Saturday, April 13
  • Bunny Breakfast Time: Two seatings: 8:15 (before hunt) and 10:15 (after hunt)
  • Egg Hunt Time: 10 a.m. SHARP!
  • Location: Stephen D. Persinger Recreation Center, 3507 Kaneville Road Geneva, IL 60134

Enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast, before or after the Annual Egg Hunt. Plus, have your photo taken with the bunny!

Register for breakfast before the Egg Hunt from 8:15 – 9:45 am or after from 10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Photos with the Easter Bunny will be available for a limited time: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 – 11:30 am. Pictures will be available during breakfast, so don’t forget to bring your camera and/or phone!

Egg Hunt

FREE EVENT! Thousands of eggs will be scattered across the soccer fields at SPRC. There will be two designated egg hunt areas: one for children ages 4 & younger, and one for ages 5 & older.

Don’t be late! The hunt begins promptly at 10 am, rain or shine.

Please arrive early as parking is limited. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather.

For more information, call 630-232-4542.

Hampshire Township Park District

Easter Egg Hunt

Hey kids! Head on over to Seyller Park for our Easter Egg Hunt. Don’t forget your Easter baskets to gather eggs galore filled with yummy treats. Make sure you look through all of the eggs you may find some extra special goodies, you may even win a prize! The Easter bunny will be there hopping about too, make sure you say hi and snap a picture!


Easter Egg Hunt April 13

Here comes Peter Cottontail!

The Village of Montgomery and Community Christian Church are teaming up to offer a free Easter Egg Hunt and related events for children from  1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13.

The egg hunt will take place at Montgomery Park at the corner of Mill and River Street with more fun activities nearby at the Montgomery Village Hall, 200 N. River St.

The hunt will take place in three stages, based on age groups (ages 1-3 at 1 p.m., ages 4-6 at 1:30 p.m., and ages 7-10 at 2 p.m.).  All participants should be at the park at least 15 minutes before their scheduled start time and should bring a bag or basket in which to collect eggs.

Meanwhile, the Easter Bunny will preside over fun activities at the Village Hall, including cookie decorating, face painting, and more.  There also will be a great opportunity to take pictures with the Easter Bunny, so be sure to bring your camera to capture these special moments.

Make it a family day and hop on over to Montgomery!

St. Charles Park District

Flashlight Egg Hunt — Bigger Bunnies And Little Hoppers

Bring your flashlight and your sense of adventure as you head into the wild to find what the Easter Bunny has left behind. This session is geared for kids who can take a small hike on uneven ground to find their treats- ages 5-8. Gather some candy and trade in your empty eggs for a roasting stick and marshmallow. Preregistration required. Child must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  • When: 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Friday, April 12
  • Where: Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Rd
  • Ages: 1-5 Little Hoppers; 5-8 Bigger Bunnies
  • Fee: $5 residents, $8 non-residents

Flashlight Egg Hunt — Rock’n Rabbits

This session is geared for kids who can take a longer hike in the dark to find their treats. Gather some candy and trade in your empty eggs for a roasting stick and marshmallow. Preregistration required. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  • When: 8 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Friday, April 12
  • Where: Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Rd
  • Ages: 6+
  • Fee: $5 residents, $8 non-residents

Breakfast With The Easter Bunny

Ready for a hopping-good time? Meet the Easter Bunny and get your picture taken with him. Decorate and eat your own bunny-face breakfast pancake. Dance the Bunny Hop! Ages 11 months or younger are free. Participants must be accompanied by a registered parent. One parent may accompany multiple children from the same household. Advance registration required.

  • When: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 17
  • Where: Pottawatomie Community Center
  • Price: $10 resident; $15 non-resident
  • Click here to register.

Doggie Egg Hunt

NEW location! And the hunt is on for eggs filled with treats and prizes! When your dog touches one of the plastic eggs with their nose, into your basket it goes. Dogs must be leashed at all times. The hunt begins promptly at 2pm. Great opportunity for you and your pet to get a picture with the Easter Bunny! Several pet-friendly vendors will be on site. All dogs must be kept on a non-retractable leash (maximum 6ft), be current on all vaccinations and visibly wear tags.

  • When: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 13
  • Where: River Bend Community Park
  • Price: Early Bird Registration Fee $4, expires Apr 12, 2019; On Site Registration Fee $7 on April 13, 2019

Easter Egg Hunt

Join us for this free event! Parents and children should arrive at the park at least 15 minutes early to receive instructions and make their way to the designated egg hunt age group location. Participants are asked to bring their own baskets to collect the eggs. Parents, please keep children behind all lines and wait for the signal in order to avoid false starts and to be fair to everyone. Please limit your child to 10 eggs. Ages 9 & under

  • When: 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13
  • Where: River View Miniature Golf Course, 8 North Av
  • Ages: 9 and Under
  • Fee: Free for residents

Sugar Grove Park District

Doggie Easter Egg Hunt

Bring your dog to our annual free Easter Egg Hunt for a dog-gone good time! Watch your dog sniff out treat-filled Easter eggs, socialize with other four-legged friends and take pictures with the Easter Bunny. The hunt will be held at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Volunteer Park — rain or shine! Don’t forget your basket to collect eggs and that dogs must be on a leash at all times.

Kids Easter Egg Hunt

You’re invited to join us and the Easter Bunny for a free egg hunt where ages 1–10 search for more than 4,000 eggs! The hunt will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Volunteer Park — rain or shine! Don’t forget your camera and your basket to collect eggs!

  • When: 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13
    • Ages 1-3: 10-10:10 a.m.
    • Ages 4-5: 10:10-10:20 a.m.
    • Ages 6-7: 10:20-10:30 a.m.
    • Ages 8-10: 10:30-10:40 a.m.
  • Where: Volunteer Park
  • Questions? Contact info@sgparks.org or call (630) 466-7436.


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SOURCE: Park District websites