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Be Ready for the Bunny – Top Spots for Easter Fun in the Reno Area

Easter Fun in the Reno - Tahoe Area

Egg Dying Workshop at the KidZone Museum   April 19th from 12 am to April 20th 12 am.

Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe – April 20th (7 am – 3 pm) Easter egg hunts kick off at 11:30 am on the private beach hosted by the Easter bunny himself.  They’re also having a second hunt a little later at 1:30pm. Meet by the fire pit on the beach in front of Lone Eagle with your kiddo to join in on the fun.  The Lone Eagle Grille Easter Brunch starts at 10 am and ends at 3 pm.  The Sierra Cafe Easter Brunch is from 7 am to 1 pm.

Brunch with the Bunny at Circus Circus – April 20th from 9 am – 1 pm.  Have brunch with the Easter bunny in the Courtyard Buffet Easter day. Bring your camera!

River School Farm Easter Egg Hunt :  April 19th from 10 am to 12 pm at River School Farm  (7777 White Fir Street, Reno.)  Their first ever Easter Egg Hunt at the River School Farm!  Bring your little one’s and even those who are all grown up.  Fun for all!

Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny:  April 19th from 10 am to 2 pm at 813 N. Carson St, Carson City.  Come and join the fun with spring crafts for the kids and a little hop down the bunny trail to meet the EASTER BUNNY!  Remember to bring your camera for Easter Bunny photos. Easter Bunny Appearance: 11 am to 1 pm.  Free with price of admission.

Virginia City Easter Bonnet & Pet Parade:  (C Street, Virginia City)  Saturday, April 19 from 12 – 12:30 pm. Come one come all in your Easter finery, or dress up your lovable pet.  Prizes awarded for the best bonnets and head wear.   Parade starts at noon and line up is at the Virginia Beef Jerky Company at 11:30am. Prize winners will be announced 15 minutes after the parade at the Bucket of Blood.  (775) 847-7347


Underwater Egg Hunt at The Incline Village Rec Center (980 Incline Way, Incline Village)  Saturday, April 12th from 12:00pm – 1:30pm for some underwater egg hunt fun. Some eggs will be weighted and some will float. Every child gets a prize. Children can participate in a series of  hunts. The Big Bunny will also make an early appearance! To volunteer or donate to this event or for more information, please call (775) 832-1310. Recreation Center members are $2; non-members $4.

Meadowood Mall Pictures with the Easter Bunny   The Easter Bunny arrives on March 29 at 10 am in the Meadowood Mall Center Court. Set will open everyday from March 29th through April 19th. Closed Easter Sunday.  Bunny Photo Hours:  March 28 – 5 pm to 8 pm, March 29 – 10 am to 8 pm, March 30 – 11 am to 6 pm, March 31 through April 3 – 11 am to 8 pm, April 4, 5 – 10 am to 8 pm, April 6 – 11 am to 6 pm, April 7 through 10 – 11 am to 8 pm, April 11,12 – 10 am to 8 pm, Caring Bunny (Must RSVP) 9:30 am to 11 am, April 13 – 11 am to 6 pm, April 14 through 17 10 am to 8 pm, April 18, 19 – 10 am to 8:30 pm.

Easter Brunch on the M.S. Dixie II at Zephyr Cove Resort  April 20th from 11 am – 1 pm. 11:00 AM departure from Zephyr Cove Resort. 2 hour Emerald Bay Sightseeing Tour. Easter Egg Hunt for kids ages 3-11. Adults $59 Children 12 years and younger $19.

Tahoe City Spring Eggstravaganza & Egg Hunt (Commons Beach at Tahoe City)  Saturday, April 19th at 10 am.  Egg hunt is FREE. Be sure not to miss out on the games, balloon animals, face paint, and more.  Activities for kids of all ages, thousands of colorful eggs, and the Easter Bunny will pose for pictures.

Easter Egg Hunt:  April 19th from 9 am to 11:30 am. in the Damonte Ranch High School Courtyard (10500 Rio Wrangler Pkwy, Reno.)  This community event, sponsored by Life Church Reno, is free to enjoy.  There will be inflatables, a petting zoo, rock climbing wall, refreshments, egg races, face painting and more!

Baby Animal Week at The Discovery Museum:  April 7th – 13th  from 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm.  You may not see the Easter Bunny, but you can meet some baby chicks as spring brings new life to The Discovery!  Visit the museum to meet baby animals such as ducks, geese, chickens, turkeys, and emus, and learn more about the adaptations that make them special!  Free with museum admission.  Recommended for all ages.

Lahontan State Recreation Area Easter Egg Hunt:  (Lahontan State Recreation Silver Springs Day Use Area, Fallon)  Saturday, April 19 at 10 am – 12 pm.  Children ages 12 and under participate each year in this event. The event consists of a hunt for over 3,000 plastic Easter eggs filled with candy with a raffle afterwards.   Easter egg hunting age groups are: 0-5, 6-9 and 10-12.  Lahontan Silver Springs Day Use Area is located 18 miles west of Fallon and 45 miles east of Carson City. For the event, enter the park from U.S. 50 turning onto U.S. 95A, exiting on Fir Avenue.  Lahontan Pre-Egg Hunt 5K Walk and Run:  The Healthy Communities Coalition is sponsoring a 5K that will start and end at the Silver Springs boat parking area. The registration should start at about 8:00 am and the event will start at 8:30 am.

Carson City Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt: April 19th,.  Over 12,000 eggs will be hidden at Centennial Park (5400 Heritage Way, Carson City) for kids of all ages during this free event. The special needs egg hunt begins at 11:30 and the general public egg hunt starts at noon. There will be separate areas for different age groups, so no one will be without a basket full of eggs!

Nevada Humane Society Easter Adoption EventEaster Event at the Nevada Humane Society (Nevada Humane Society, 2825 Longley Lane, Reno)  Nevada Humane Society will be hosting a special adoption event on April 20th from 11 am – 2 pm.  There will be a bounce house (donations encouraged), special adoption fees, and Easter baskets for all new adopters. (775) 856-2000

The Bridge Church Easter Egg Dash at Idlewild Park: (1900 Idlewild Dr. Reno)  April 19th  at 11:00 am – 12:30 pm.  Join the fun for a FREE Easter Egg Dash for kids preschool through 6th grade. There will be games, prizes, bounce houses, candy and of course, the dash to collect 20,000 candy-filled Easter eggs! The event is completely FREE and open to everyone. They’ll also have a non-perishable Food Drive during the Easter Egg Dash. The food collected will be distributed by The Bridge Food Pantry, benefiting needy families in our community. The Food Pantry provides food for 300-500 people every month. Sponsored in partnership by The Bridge Church and the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows. Call 775.323.7141 for more info.

Easter Bunny Festival at Sparks Crossing Shopping Center:  (Sparks Crossing Shopping Center – 101 Los Altos Pkwy, Sparks)  April 19th, 11am – 3pm.  Visit the Easter Bunny, play games, free refreshments and goodie bags, a bounce house, and more.

Alpine Meadows Easter Egg Hunt (Alpine Meadows - 2600 Alpine Meadows Road, Tahoe City, CA )  Sunday, April 20, 2014 – 9:00 am.  Guests will have the chance to comb the mountain for hundreds of Easter eggs that will be hidden around Alpine’s 2,400 acres of terrain. Arrive early, as this all-day hunt will commence when the lifts start moving at 9 am. Children 7 and under are invited to join the Easter Egg Hunt taking place at the Kids Camp Magic Carpet.  Children 8 – 13 are invited to join the Easter Egg Hunt taking place at the Magic Carpet located off of Subway Chair.

Northstar Easter Egg Hunt & Festivities  (Village and Mountain  - 5001 Northstar Drive Truckee)  Sunday, April 20 starting at 10:30 am.  Come celebrate the Easter holiday at Northstar with festive activities for all ages. Get ready for an egg hunt all over the Village starting at 10:30 a.m. and a PEEPS® Diorama Contest. The Easter Bunny himself will be there for photo opportunities around the rink, and he will be skiing all over the mountain!

Tahoe Donner Easter Eggstravaganza (Tahoe Donner - The Lodge Restaurant and Pub, 12850 Northwoods Blvd, Truckee)  Sunday, April 20 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.  The Easter Bunny will host an Easter eggstravaganza hunt for the kids with plenty of eggs to go around. Kids 12 and under will enjoy carnival games, spoon races, crafts, face painting and a performance by Penny the Clown. The Easter Bunny arrives at 11:30 a.m. and the egg hunt begins at noon.

Easter Events in Reno, Tahoe, Carson City

Easter Egg Hunt at Washoe Lake Park  (4855 East Lake Blvd., Carson City) ‎April 19th (12 pm – 1 pm)  The Pleasant Valley (now South Valley) Volunteer Fire Department is holding its annual family Easter Egg Hunt at the Washoe Lake State Park. Thousands of brightly colored eggs will be hidden, with prize eggs for each age group. The Easter Bunny will arrive on a firetruck and pose for pictures with the kids until the egg hunt begins.  At 12:30 pm, kids will be separated into age groups to ensure every gets a chance to find those special prize eggs that include tokens for Easter baskets and Port of Subs gift certificates for older kids.  Starting at 11:30 am, there will be BBQ lunch items for sale, so you can picnic at the lake, as well.   The event is free, but the fire department will be collecting non-perishables for the Food Bank, so make sure to bring some items!

Shoppers Square Bunnies in Bloom: From April 12th – April 19th, Shopper’s Square (S. Virginia and E. Plumb) will be hosting the Easter Bunny for photos (Monday – Friday from 2:30pm – 6 pm, Saturday 10 am – 6 pm, and Sunday 10 am – 5 pm.)  In addition, throughout the week, 4-H will be holding their annual Bunnies in Bloom event, where over 150 rabbits will be on display and judged.  When the Easter Bunny arrives on April 12, children will receive a free book courtesy of Grass Roots Books and bunny ears.  Throughout the week there will be an opportunity for kids to enter the Shopper’s Square coloring contest.  Entry forms can be picked up at the Easter Bunny Gazebo.  Four winners will be chosen and announced on Saturday, April 19 at 2:00 pm. Each winner will be awarded a custom Easter Basket filled with goodies.

Comstock Park Easter Egg Dash & Pancake Breakfast:  April 19th – 9 am.  (1650 Carat Blvd, Reno.)  Hope Community Church is hosting an Easter Egg hunt/dash. They will set eggs out around the park in age specific areas and have the kids dash for them one age group at a time. They will also be serving pancakes. This event is free to the public. For more information, please check our their  website at

Easter Bunny Story Time and Egg Hunt @ North Valleys Library:  Join them for Easter Bunny stories, an egg hunt and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Parents, bring your cameras!  Wednesday, April 16, 2014: 11:15-11:45 a.m.  Location: North Valley Library - 1075 North Hills Boulevard, #340, Reno

Tot Egg Hunt sponsored by the Tahoe Douglas Firefighter’s Association:  April 18th at 11am.  Kahle Community Park  and Kahle Community Center - 236 Kingsbury Grade, Stateline, NV.  An Eggstra special day for family fun.  The Easter Bunny will be hiding eggs outside and kids can climb on fire trucks.  There will also be a bounce house, indoor playground and refreshments. The event is free.  Bring a basket to collect eggs and a camera!

Scheels Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt:  April 19th, 3 pm – 5 pm at Scheels (Legends Outlet Malls,  1200 Scheels Drive, Sparks) Answer the Easter Egg Clues to find the eggs and candy in Scheels!  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Please meet under the Scheels Awning. Registration is not required.  This event is limited to the first 1,000 kids on a first come, first serve basis.  Line will begin forming at 1:30pm.  Ages 4 – 12 are encouraged to participate.
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