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!
Thursday, March 18 – Saturday, April 3 (Monday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.) – Don’t miss out on a contact-less, socially distant visit with the Easter Bunny. Reservations are preferred but walk-in visits are welcomed as space permits. Reserve your spot here. View safety measures here.
Saturday, March 20 – Fox Farm (Lexington) – $9/children (3-12), $3 adults, Kids ages 2 and younger are free. Horse rides, hay ride, 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 the event. Egg hunts are divided into age groups for each hunt, so be sure to check the schedule before your visit. Hot dog roasting available for $3.50/person and s’mores pack for $2.50. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Saturday, March 26, 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. – Clinton Sease Farm (Lexington) – $45. Includes 2 alcoholic beverages, heavy hors d’oeuvres, photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny, pre-hunt games to win small prizes and and egg hunt and raffle-style drawings for cash and prizes. Life music by Trent Jefffcoat. Don’t forget: Bring your own basket and flashlight! Reserve your tickets online.
Saturday, March 27, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Kelly Mill Sports Complex (Elgin) – Free admission and open to the public. Hop on down for the annual Cottontail Festival at a new location. There is fun for the entire family. Enjoy a variety of games, rides, arts & crafts and live entertainment. Don’t forget to bring a basket for the egg hunt and be ready for a picture with Peter Cottontail (adhering to safety measures and social distancing). Limited space available each hour for egg hunts. Register here.
Saturday, March 27 and Saturday, April 3, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (train departs on the hour) – SC Railroad Museum (Winsborro) – Take a train ride to visit the Easter Bunny. You will arrive at Greenbriar where the Bunny will be ready for photographs. There will also be a craft and a swag bag for children. Children who participate in the scavenger hunt ON THE TRAIN, will receive a small prize when they turn in their form. Other photo opportunities will be available onsite.
Saturday, March 27, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. – Fire Barrel Farm (Swansea) – $5/child. The farm will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt. Each child will get an Easter basket with grass and there will be an area for dying eggs. The Easter Bunny will make a hop by during the egg hunt and an area will be set up for photos. RSVP via facebook invitation.
Saturday, March 27, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Lexington’s Best Summer Camp and After School and Redbank’s Best Summer Camp and After School – Who loves games, prizes, basket contest, and Easter Eggs?? WE DO!!!! Want even better news?? This event is completely FREE to the public!! Register to save your child’s spot in all of the fun!
Saturday, March 27, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church (West Columbia) – Join us for the 2021 Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt! This is a family event! Meet at the church and you will travel in your own vehicle with your family to each “clue” location, gather the clues, and return to the church. Make sure you sign up today and indicate how many children will be attending with your group!
Sunday, March 28, 12:30 p.m. – Riverbend Community Church (Lexington) – Grab a basket and bring a friend to this family-friendly event! We will have all sorts of fun activities, including:
– free cookout
– Pelican’s SnoBalls
– bounce house
– yard games
– over 1000 Easter Eggs
Sunday, March 28, 2 p.m. – Cherokee Presbyterian Church (Gilbert) – This year’s Easter Event will be a drive/walk through. Bring your baskets, wear your favorite Easter outfit or costume and hop from trunk to trunk collecting Easter Treats! We will have a photo booth, live music, and more! Join us as we celebrate the start to Holy Week!
Sunday, March 28, 3 p.m. – Timberland Place (Lexington) – Ages 1-12. There will be different colored eggs for different age groups so everyone will get their fair share of eggs! We will have over 200 eggs! Masks required for adults.
Sunday, March 28, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Hope Luthern Church (Irmo) – Come join Hope and the community for our annual Easter for Kids event! Experience Holy Week through a scavenger hunt, as well as enjoy games, prizes, and snacks!! Bring the whole family to celebrate Easter for Kids with us! No registration required!
Sunday, March 28, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. – South Lexington Baptist Church – All children up to 5th grade are welcome to come. We look forward to meeting you and hope to see everyone there. Bring a friend!!
Thursday, April 1, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Melvin Park (Downtown) – $3 per child. Ages 1-12. It’s time for the annual flashlight egg hunt! This year, there will be thousands of eggs to find. Bring your flashlight and basket. Rain or Shine! Registration is online only until Wednesday, March 30 or until full. Children will be divided by age and each age group will be on its own field. Siblings of different ages can be registered together if the parents prefer. Space is limited and there is no walk up registration at this event.
Friday, April 2, 6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Leo’s Landing Inclusive Playground (Irmo) – All ages. Free. This accessible egg hunt is open to people of all ages with mental and/or physical disabilities. Participants will need to bring their own basket to collect eggs. Masks are required. Pre-registration is also required. Sponsored by Saluda Shoals Foundation and Leo’s Pride.
Saturday, April 3, 2021, 9 a.m. – Jamil Temple (Columbia) – Come bring your kids and family to Jamil Temples Easter Egg Hunt!!! Registration begins 9:00 a.m. Hunt Starts: 10:00 a.m. Lots of prizes, games, activities, food, train rides, etc.
Saturday, April 3, 2021, 10 a.m. – Trinity United Methodist Church (Blythewood) – Join us for a drive-thru Easter in a bag. Register to win a Family Easter Basket. Join the Virtual egg hunt around Blythewood, solve the secret message, and register to win a gift card.
Saturday, April 3, 2021, 10 a.m. – Second Wave Coffee & Books (Lexington) – “Egg hunts are proof that your kids can find things when they really want!” Join us for our annual children’s Easter Egg Hunt for all ages. We will have hunts divided by age, with games. contests, and a special appearance from the Easter Bunny! Admission is $5 per child. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door.
Saturday, April 3, 2021, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Grace Point Church (Irmo) – We are so excited for this year’s Easter Eggstravaganza at GP! There will be an Easter Egg Hunt (starting promptly at 10:00 a.m.), plus fun Games, Bible Lessons, and Crafts. Anyone is welcome! Feel free to bring your friends and family at 11:00 sharp. Free.
Saturday, April 3, 2021, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. – North Point Community Church (Northeast) – A new twist on North Point’s annual Egg Hunt! This will be a fun scavenger hunt styled event for kids of all ages from the safety of your car. Candy & prizes for everyone!
Saturday, April 3, 2021, 11 a.m. – Irmo Community Park (Irmo) – Come play games with us like “Easter Egg-Splode” and “Bust Your Bunny.” You will even get to hear an amazing story!! Don’t forget your basket to hunt for Eggs too!!
Saturday, April 3, 2021, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Life Springs Worship Center (Lexington) – Get your Easter baskets ready and join us for The Great Indoor Easter Egg Hunt for ages 0-12! Invite your family, friends, and neighbors – Food, Fellowship, Candy, and More!
Saturday, April 3, 2021, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Lexington Church of God (Lexington) – Join us for a day of family fun. We will have free food. an “amazing” egg hunt, inflatables, and more. This a free community event! Registration required.
Saturday, April 3, 2021, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Jeep Rogers YMCA (Northeast) – This is a community event with 20,000 Easter eggs, candy and free food. The event will start at 11:00 sharp. Free.
Saturday, April 3, 2021, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Kinetic Church (West Columbia) – All ages!! This year we’re going to have Food and Drink, a Bounce House, Giveaways (Apple AirPods, Gift Cards, and a Zoo Membership) and thousands of Eggs to be hunted by all ages! Including Golden Eggs (filled with $50) for the adults to hunt! Come have a great time as we celebrate this festive season!
Saturday, April 3, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. – Fields at Saluda Shoals Park (Irmo) – $5 per child. Sponsored by Emmaus Church. Children will be divided by age for an Egg Hunt. Food truck and vendors will be available from 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Please remember to bring a basket for your eggs. Pre-registration is required by April, 2 or until full. Ages 2 and under egg hunt starts at 11:15 a.m. Ages 3-5 starts at 11:30 a.m. Ages 6-8 starts at 11:45 a.m. Ages 9-12 starts at Noon.
Saturday, April 3, 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Vivid Church (Lexington) – Join us on the fun for our Easter Egg Round Up! We will be having an Easter Egg Hunt, face painting, animals to see, horses to ride on and so much more!
Sunday, April 4, 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. – Blowfish Stadium (Lexington) – Lexington Baptist Church is taking their Easter services outside the walls of LBC to Blowfish Stadium on April 4th! We’re calling it Easter at the Ballpark.
Sunday, April 4, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – St. Michael and All Angels’ Episcopal Church (Columbia) – Join us on Easter Sunday for an Egg Hunt followed by Family Worship. See you there!
Sunday, April 4, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Capital City Club (Downtown) – Check their website for more information.
Sunday, April 4, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Irmo Flight and Sandhill Flight – Easter Egg Hunt is happening at the park! Purchase an Open Jump ticket and look for all the eggs that will be hidden all over the park, find at least 25 of them and get a prize! Prizes range from free swag to a $100 Gift Card!