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MMB 2018 Easter Egg Hunt Guide

Easter is right around the corner and nothing gets the kids egg-cited like an old fashioned Easter egg hunt! We’ve compiled a list of SOME of the egg-cellent Easter egg hunts taking place around the Memphis area. So get out the pastels, dust off the Easter baskets, and hip, hop, the hippie, the hippie, to the hip, hip, hop, and you don’t stop… until you’ve checked out all of the Easter egg hunts listed below:


Carriage Crossing Easter Egg Hunt

Location: The Shops at Carriage Crossing

Date/Time: Saturday, March 17th, 10:00 a.m.

Description: Easter egg hunt and scavenger hunt. More details to follow on their website.

Cost: Free

Germanton After-Dark Easter Egg Hunt

Location: Cameron Brown Park Baseball Fields

Date/Time: Friday, March 23rd, 7:15-9:00 p.m.

Description: An Easter event for the older kids (ages 9-12)! Bring a flashlight and bag to collect goodies. Eggs will be filled with candy and prizes are awarded. Games start at 7:15 p.m. followed by egg hunts at 8:00 p.m.

Cost: Free, concessions will be available for purchase

Elmwood Easter Egg Hunt

Location: Elmwood Cemetery

Date/Time: Saturday, March 24th, 9:00 a.m.

Description: Easter Egg hunt for children up to age 10. Bring your Easter basket because there will be plenty of eggs, including a prize egg. The Easter Bunny will be onsite for pictures. 

Cost: Free, but registration is required. Email to register.

Easter EGGstravaganza

Location: Children’s Museum of Memphis

Date/Time: Saturday, March 24th, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Description: Enjoy a pancake breakfast, take a photo with the Easter Bunny, and make a themed craft followed by a “lavish Easter Egg Hunt,” that will include deluxe candy, chocolate bunnies, and Easter plush toys.

Cost: $15.00 for members and $20.00 for nonmembers. Carousel rides are included with event ticket.

City of Bartlett Easter Egg Hunt & Easter Bonnet Contest

Location: W.J. Freeman Park

Date/Time: Saturday, March 24th, 9:30 a.m.

Description: The festivities will begin with the bonnet judging at 9:30 a.m. Bonnets will be judged on creativity, originality, and visual appeal in the following age categories: 3 and under; 4 and 5; 6 and 7; 8 to 10. The egg hunt, for children 10 and under will begin at 10:00 a.m. The hunt will feature lots of candy and plenty of special golden eggs that win bigger prizes. The Easter Bunny will make an appearance.

Germantown Easter Eggstravaganza

Location: Cameron Brown Park

Date/Time: Saturday, March 24th, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (rain date is Tuesday, March 27th)

Description: Games and activities begin at 10:00 a.m. The kids can enjoy a free petting zoo, moon bounce, and age-divided egg hunts with prizes. Meet the Easter Bunny and find candy filled eggs!

Cost: Free, concessions will be available for purchase

The Dixon Easter Egg Hunt

Location: Dixon Gallery and Gardens

Date/Time: Saturday, March 31st, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Description: Hunt for eggs, meet the Easter Bunny, and make spring crafts. Check-in at 10:00 a.m. for the South Lawn Egg Hunt (ages 4-8) and Picnic Area Egg Hunt (ages 3 and under), both of which begin at 10:30 a.m. Lemonade, cookies, and healthy snacks will be provided.

Cost: $8.00 for members and $10.00 for nonmembers (call 901-761-5250 to register)

Egg Hunt at the Garden

Location: Memphis Botanic Garden

Date/Time: Saturday, March 31st, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Description: Age-specific hunts, live music and magic, 96-acre egg hunt with prizes for the adults as well! The family prize egg hunt begins and 1:00 p.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m. or until all the eggs are found. Children 2-and-under can hunt for eggs in the “Bunny Hop” area from 1:00-4:00.

Children age-specific hunts take place at the following times:

3-4 years: 2:30 p.m.

5-7 years: 2:45 p.m.

8-10 years: 3:00 p.m.

Before and after the children’s hunts, enjoy a magic show, live music, crafts, and activities. Photos with the Easter Bunny and concessions are available at additional cost.

Cost: Advanced tickets: $6.00 for members (call 636-4100 for discount code) and $8.00 for nonmembers; all tickets $10.00 at the gate, based on availability (under 2 free)

Bass Pro Shop Easter Egg Hunt

Location: Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid

Date/Time: Saturday, March 31st, 2:00-3:00 p.m. (registration begins at 1:30 p.m.) 

Description: Collect 5 Easter eggs throughout the store and return to the registration table for candy. The hunt will begin promptly at 2:00 p.m. and lasts one hour. The Easter Bunny will also be available for photographs from 11 a.m.-6:00 p.m. that day (check the website for additional dates and times for photographs with the Easter Bunny and Easter crafts).

Cost: Free

Worth the drive:

Cedar Hill Farm Easter Egg Hunts

Location: Cedar Hill Farm (Hernando, Mississippi)

Date/Time: Saturday, March 24th- Saturday, March 31st (times vary depending on day, be sure to check the website)

Description: Enjoy a day at Cedar Hill Farm; riding ponies, petting the animals, face painting, pictures with the Easter Bunny! The kids will have fun hunting for eggs and playing on the farm. The egg hunts run continuously throughout the day.

Cost: Check the website for pricing (varies based on day)

Falcon Ridge Farm Easter Egg Hunts

Location: Falcon Ridge Farm (Toone, Tennessee)

Date/Time: Saturday, March 24th- Saturday, March 31st (times vary depending on day, be sure to check the website)

Description: Take a hayride to the Easter egg field where kids will have thousands of prize-filled eggs to hunt and find. Take a picture with the Easter Bunny, ride ponies, visit the petting zoo, play on the playground, and much more!

Cost: $10.00 plus tax for Easter General Admission, children under 2 are free (pony rides and petting zoo feed are not included with the general admission)


Special Needs Event:

Hope 4 Macky & Friends Egg Hunt & Talent Show

Location: Hope Presbyterian Church (in the gym)

Date/Time: Saturday, March 24th 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Description: This event is for families who have a child with special needs. Don’t miss the cool bunny trail egg hunt, face painting, games, cake walk, inflatables, food, and so much more!

(Want to Help? Check the website for details on donating plastic eggs and/or volunteering.)

Cost: Free

Don’t forget to check with your local churches!


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