Ultimate Guide to Easter Egg Hunts & Activities Around Columbia 2020

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Here comes Peter Cottontail! From Easter egg hunts to visits with the bunny, there’s plenty of holiday fun happening around the Midlands! So grab your basket and go explore the best Columbia has to offer!

Meet the Easter Bunny at Columbiana Centre

March 25 – April 11, Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sunday: noon – 5 p.m. – Belk Court – Reserve your time slot to avoid the line. (Visit the Bunny between March 21 and April 3 to receive $5 off. Use code 851228.) Bring your cat or dog for pet photos with the Easter Bunny every Monday from 5 – 8 p.m.

Don’t Worry, Be “Hoppy” & Meet the Easter Bunny at Food Court

Wednesday, March 25, 9 – 10 a.m. – Columbiana Center Food Court – Calling all Easter egg-perts! Hop into the Food Court for a meet and greet before the Easter Set opens!

Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, March 29, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Shandon Presbyterial Church – Following morning worship, children (fifth grade and younger) and parents will enjoy refreshments in Davis Hall and then go outside to look for eggs. Lizalynn’s Petting Zoo will bring bunnies and sheep to share in the fun. Families will have a chance to feed the animals and to take photos with them.

Easter Carnival & Egg Hunt

Sunday, March 29, 3 – 5 p.m. – Cherokee Presbyterian Church – Egg hunt, bouncy house, karaoke, carnival foods, carnival games, photo booth, take home “treat” table, and more!
Great for kids of all ages and their families! Stay to the end for a chance to win a grand prize basket! Will move indoors in the event of rain. Free! 

Fox Farm Easter Event

Friday, April 3, 4 – 6 p.m. | Saturday, April 11, 10 a.m. – noon – Fox Farm in Lexington – $9/child, $2 adults. Horse rides, hay ride, petting zoo, Easter egg hunt and a special visit from the Easter Bunny (you are welcome to take your own pictures, no charge). The Easter Bunny will be available for photos throughout the first hour of each event. Egg hunts are divided into age groups for each hunt, so be sure to check the schedule before your visit. Smores available ($2 each) and bottled water (.50). Tickets must be purchased in advance. 

Children’s Easter Celebration

Friday, April 3, 5:30 – 8 p.m. – Riverland Hills Fields (behind Riverland Hills Baptist Church) – Face Painting, rides, inflatables, cotton candy, photo booth, hot dogs, snow cones, popcorn and more. Bring your Easter basket! Babies – K5: 7 p.m. Grades 1-5: 7:30 p.m. Free! 

Flashlight Egg Hunt

Friday, April 3, 7 – 8:30 p.m. – Saluda Shoals East – It’s Flashlight Egg Hunt time! Come join the fun and search for Easter eggs in the dark! Be sure to bring your flashlight and basket. This event will be held rain or shine. Ages 1-12, $2/Child. Pre-register to guarantee your spot!

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Breakfast with the Bunny

Saturday, April 4, 9 – 10:30 a.m. – Seven Oaks Park – $15 first child, $10 each additional child, $5 adult. Children are invited to the park to join the Bunny for a fun-filled breakfast to celebrate spring. The morning will include breakfast, crafts and activities, and an egg hunt. Souvenir photos with the Bunny will also be included. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Registration ends Sunday, March 29.

51st Annual Cottontail Festival

Saturday, April 4, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Kelly Mill Sports Complex – Enjoy a variety of games, rides, arts & crafts, entertainment, and egg hunts will start at 1 p.m. (bring your own basket). Special guest the Peter Cottontail will there. Free! 

Easter Bunny Eggspress Trains

Saturday April 4 & 11, Train departure times: 10 a.m, 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. – South Carolina Railroad Museum – $15 – $50. Easter Bunny will meet you and your party in Greenbriar for a photo opportunity. Face painting, a craft, games and motorcar rides will be also be offered. Food vendors are expected to be selling BBQ, hotdogs, Kettle Corn and funnel cakes. Purchase tickets online or call 803-712-4135.

Easter in Springdale

Saturday, April 4, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Town of Springdale –  There will be refreshments, games, bounce houses, and TONS of eggs. It’s sure to be an EGG-cellent time! cated at our WEST Campus directly across from White Knoll Middle School*

Free Family Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 4, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Northside Baptist Church, West Campus –  There will be thousands of eggs divided up into four age brackets (0-2 years, 3-4 years, 5-7 years and 8+). Be sure to check with time your child’s hunt begins. Egg hunt bags will be provided at each gate. Other activities will include inflatables, games, train rides, face painting and lots of concessions (free and paid options). Save time at the gate and reserve your free tickets. *Please note this event is located at our WEST Campus directly across from White Knoll Middle School*

Adair for Congress Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 4, 2 – 4 p.m. – Emily Douglas Park – Adair’s daughters Annalia and Rory Paige are hosting this community event and are inviting all friends and supporters to join them for an afternoon of egg hunting, face painting, animal balloons, and more. The egg hunt begins at 2:30 p.m.! Register here

Irmo Community Park Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 4, 3:30 p.m. – Irmo Community Park – Join for a fun afternoon with 10,000 eggs!

Adult Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 4, 6:30 p.m. – Clinton Sease Farm – $45. Includes 2 alcoholic beverages, heavy hors d’oeuvres, fun games with prizes and egg hunt with its grand prize drawing. Don’t forget: Bring your own basket and flashlight! Reserve your tickets online

Toddler/Preschool Egg Hunt

Tuesday, April 7, 6 – 6:30 p.m. – Crooked Creek Park – It’s time for our Toddler Egg Hunt! This year there will be lots of eggs filled with healthy age-appropriate treats to find! Please bring a basket. This event will be held rain or shine. Ages 1 – 4. $2. 

Hampton Old Woodlands Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 5, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. – Woodland Park – Please join the Hampton Garden Club in an Easter Egg Hunt at Old Woodlands Park. There will be prizes and photo opps with the Easter Bunny! Rain out date is April 11. 

Easter Egg Hunt

Wednesday, April 8, 5 – 8 p.m. – Columbia College – Bring the special children in
your life to campus for our annual Easter Egg Hunt.

Town Egg Hunt

Wednesday, April 8, 5:30 – 7 p.m. – Town of Batesburg-Leesville – Community Easter Egg Hunt with games and activities.

Flashlight Egg Hunt

Thursday, April 9,  7 – 8:15 p.m. – Melvin Park – It’s time for our Annual Flashlight Egg Hunt. This year there will be more than 10,000 eggs to find! Be sure to bring your flashlight and basket. This event will be held rain or shine. Come early to avoid the last-minute rush and see the Bunny! Ages 1–12. $2/Child.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 11, 10 – 11:30 a.m. – Oakwood Baptist Church – Registration starts at 10 a.m. Free! 

Eggstravaganza at EdVenture

Saturday, April 11, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. – EdVenture Children’s Museum – Enjoy Easter festivities, STEAM Programming, and much more! West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day will also be on hand to participate in the event. Free with museum admission.

Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 11, 11 a.m. – noon – Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church – Come have lunch and hunt for Easter eggs. Share with your friends – open to all!

Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 11, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Right Direction Church International – Join us for games, crafts, food, egg hunts and of course fun as we celebrate the Easter holiday with our community! Our Egg Hunt is creatively designed for toddlers – 5th graders with over 3,000 eggs to be hunted, so make sure you come out…and remember to bring a friend or two, too!

Paint-N-Hunt

Saturday, April 11, noon – 3 p.m. – Piney Grove Community Center – Young Painterz Lounge is calling all kids ages 4-12 to hunt for Easter eggs with a twist!

Easter Brunch

Saturday, April 12, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Capital City Club – Activities for the kids and photos with the Easter Bunny! Please call Club Concierge to make your reservation today at (803) 256-2000. $37 Adults/$15 children (ages 7-12)/Children 6 and under are complimentary.

Do you know of an Egg Hunt around town that’s not listed here? Comment below and tell us about it!

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