Ultimate Guide to Easter in Cedar Rapids

Welcome to Cedar Rapids, where springtime brings joy and excitement with its annual Easter egg hunts and events! Nestled in the heart of Iowa, Cedar Rapids celebrates the Easter season with a variety of egg-citing activities for families and friends to enjoy. From traditional egg hunts in local parks to festive events featuring games, crafts, and visits from the Easter Bunny, there’s something for everyone to hop into the spirit of the season. Join us as we embrace the beauty of spring and the thrill of the hunt in Cedar Rapids!.


Paint Your Own Easter/Spring Decor

Chasing Butterflies Creations | March 5, 6:00 pm | $22 – $42

Join us for an evening of laughter and creativity as you craft your own delightful festive decorations! No prior experience is necessary! Don’t let the fun pass you by!
*Pre-registration is mandatory. Class fees are non-refundable.

Bunny Photo Experience

Lindale Mall | March 8 – March 30

Capture the magic of the season with Bunny photos at Lindale Mall! Visit the bunny on the lower level near Famous Footwear for a fun photo experience.

Easter Egg Hunt

Wild Hogs Saloon & Eatery | March 21, 7:00 pm

Children dine for free with the purchase of each regularly priced adult meal. Additionally, there are enjoyable surprises for all, along with a special appearance by the Easter Bunny.

Easter Egg Breakfast & Hunt

First Church of Nazarene CR | March 23, 9:00 am

Join us for a pancake breakfast, live animals, and a visit from the Easter Bunny starting at 9 am. The Easter Egg Hunt will kick off at 10:30 am.

Easter Egg Hunt

Boyson Heights Senior Living Community | March 23, 9:00 am

Join us for an Easter Egg Hunt at Boyson Heights! The Easter Bunny will be present for photos with the children!

Photos with the Easter Bunny

PCI Pediatrics | March 23, 9:00 – 11:00 am | FREE

Easter fun and capture special moments with the beloved Easter Bunny. Everyone, regardless of age, is invited to participate!

Tiffin Easter Egg Hunt

Tiffin Soccer Fields | March 23, 10:00 am

The Easter Egg Hunt, featuring the Easter Bunny, adorable Baby chicks, a Fire Truck, an Obstacle Course, Prizes, and much more, will kick off at 10:30 am, organized by age groups. Additionally, there will be an allergy-friendly hunt option available for participants.

Ely Easter Egg Hunt

Ely City Hall | March 23, 10:00 am | FREE

The Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled to take place at the rear of the Community Center. Participants are requested to bring along a bag or bucket for gathering their eggs.

WLCG Easter Egg Hunt

Palo Community Center | March 23, 10:00 am

Nature Egg Hunt

Wickiup Hill Learning Center | March 23, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm | $3

Encourage your little ones to locate 10 eggs of various colors and exchange them for exciting prizes. Get set to search far and wide for eggs cleverly concealed amidst the tallgrass prairie, playscape, woodland, and along the savanna hiking trail. You can commence this laid-back egg hunt immediately upon your arrival.

Easter Egg Extravaganza

Bass Farms | March 23, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Between the egg hunts, you can have fun with teeter-totters, sling shots (if the weather permits), 18-hole mini-golf, giant Jenga, giant tic-tac-toe, cornhole, spider web games, and more! Regan’s Face Painting will be provided on-site for an additional fee paid directly to Regan. Capture your moment with the Easter Bunny and remember to bring your own camera.

Easter Egg-Stravaganza

Ushers Ferry Historic Village | March 23, 1:00 – 3:00 pm | $7

Join us as the Easter bunny arrives in town, ready to spread joy at Ushers Ferry! Capture memories with photos, enjoy storytime, participate in an egg hunt, and more! Don’t forget your camera. Egg hunts are scheduled at 2pm for children aged 3 and under, at 2:15pm for those aged 4 and 5, and at 2:30pm for ages 6-8.

Bunny Bash 2024

Bloomsbury Farm | March 23&24 | March 29-31, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Experience an Easter wonderland brimming with enjoyable farm attractions, picture-perfect moments, delectable cuisine, refreshing drinks, and much more!

Easter Jam – A Family Easter Show

Infuse Church | March 24, 10:30 am

Experience an Easter service like no other, filled with excitement, games, music, and countless memorable moments!

Easter Egg Hunt

Guthridge Park | March 30, 9:00 am

Hunt for candy and toy-filled eggs amidst the grassy fields of Guthridge Park. The Hiawatha Easter Bunny will also be available for snapshots! The event will take place rain or shine.

Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt

Lutheran Church of the Resurrection | March 30, 9:00 am

Get set to discover and hunt in both indoor and outdoor settings, win prizes, and enjoy the photo booth. All age groups are invited! Kindly bring a bag or basket, along with an adult chaperone. Bring along the entire family and invite your friends too!

Robins Easter Egg Hunt

East Knoll Park | March 30, 9:30 am

An Easter Egg Hunt featuring abundant prizes awaits, along with a special visit from the Easter Bunny as he arrives aboard the Robins Firetruck.

CANA Easter Egg Hunt

Cleveland Park | March 30, 10:00 am

Come and join the Cleveland Area Neighborhood Association (CANA) and Cedar Rapids Central Church of Christ for an extraordinary Easter egg hunt at Cleveland Park in Cedar Rapids! This egg hunt is designed for children aged 0 to 5th grade and is open to the public. You do not need to be affiliated with the Central Church of Christ or reside within the CANA boundaries to participate.

Easter Egg Dash

Middle School Track, Mount Vernon | March 30, 10:00 – 11:00 am

Local families are welcome to join the yearly Mount Vernon-Lisbon Easter Egg Dash. Initially, volunteers sort participants into four age groups. Subsequently, kids sprint to collect over 5,000 individual plastic eggs containing candies and prizes. Additionally, children aged 8 and above can engage in games for a chance to win prizes. Admission to the Easter Egg Dash is complimentary for everyone who attends.

Easter Egg Hunt

Marion Christian Church | March 30, 11:00 am

The Easter eggs are empty, but all children leave with a bag of candy. Remember to bring your Easter Basket!

Adult Easter Egg Hunt

Tin Roost | March 30, 11:00 am | $15

Enjoy adult egg-themed fun while the kids stay at home! Join us outdoors on our expansive patio and fenced lawn area.

Good Shepard Easter Fest

Colony Acres Family Farm | March 30, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm & March 31, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm | FREE

Saturday’s events comprise an Easter egg hunt, crafting activities, food trucks, and additional entertainment.
Sunday’s program features family-oriented Easter worship, complete with a children’s message, delightful music, a special gift, and a continental breakfast.

Easter Brunch at Pedaler’s Fork

Pedaler’s Fork | March 31, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

Celebrate Easter with joy while savoring the delightful brunch we’ve crafted for you. Brunch service starts at 8:30 am and continues until 2 pm. Please note that our regular menu will resume after 2 pm.
$28 adults | $9 kids

2024 Easter Eggstravaganza

Spirit of Faith Family Church | March 31, 10:00 am

The event includes a special Easter Service. During this time, all children will gather in the main sanctuary for a unique ministry experience. Following the service, children ages 0 to 11 are encouraged to join the egg hunt, filled with candy and treats! Additionally, everyone is invited to indulge in complimentary snacks and have their photo taken with the Easter bunny. Come and join in the festivities!

Photos with the Easter Bunny

The Play Cafe | March 31, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm | FREE

A delightful day filled with joy, laughter, and cherished moments as the Easter Bunny makes a memorable appearance.

Easter Brunch

Wild Hogs Saloon & Eatery | March 31, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The pricing is as follows: $21.99 for ages 13 and over, $9.99 for ages 4-7, and $11.99 for ages 8-12.
*Reservation required

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