Spring is in the air, and Easter is right around the corner, so it’s time to get in the spirit of things. While almost everyone’s Easter traditions involve the obvious egg hunt, we found other eggcellent Easter events around Denver that the whole family can enjoy.
Sorry, but the Easter puns don’t stop there! We rounded up 10 of the best Easter activities around Denver for you and your family. From visiting the Easter Bunny at the Aquarium, participating in a glow-in-the-dark egg hunt, and running a 5k, there’s plenty to do to get in the Easter spirit.
Join the Outlets at Castle Rock for a hoppin’ good time! Hop & Shop will take place in the 4th Street Courtyard. Easter Activities include free photos with the Easter Bunny, an Easter scavenger hunt, face painting & balloon artist, Easter basket candy fill, and various activities & crafts.
Let the kiddos enjoy some Easter fun while you shop for a new spring outfit while you’re here. Swing by The Colorado Store to check out the latest apparel and accessories available!
Location: 5050 Factory Shops Blvd., Castle Rock, CO 80108
Dates: Saturday, April 16th
The Easter Bunny is coming to Park Meadows Mall! Don’t miss out on making some eggs-tra-special memories with your little ones and the Easter Bunny. You can get photos with the bunny at the Lower Level Dillard’s Court every day until April 16th. After taking photos, hop on over to The Colorado Store to check out the latest apparel and pick something up for upcoming spring adventures!
Location: 8401 Park Meadows Center Drive, Lone Tree, CO 80124
Dates: Now until Saturday, April 16th
You won’t want to miss this egg-citing event with plenty of entertainment for children and adults! The kids will enjoy checking out the animals while searching for thousands of eggs through the 12-acre Park. After the hunt, they can hop on the tractor for a hayride, grab a photo with the Easter bunny or make a craft together. Their admission ticket even includes a set of bunny ears to wear throughout the day!
While the kiddos egg hunt, adults can enjoy live music from the South Wind Old Time String Band, a full bar, drip coffee, and food truck offerings. Every adult ticket includes two drink tickets (good for coffee, mimosa, or Bloody Mary), a brunch snack box to keep you fueled for the egg hunt!
Location: 715 South Forest Street, Denver, CO 80246
Dates: Saturday, April 16th from 9am – 4pm
Cost: Non Member Adult: $25, Senior/Military: $22, Member Adult: $20, 4-17 Non Member: $18, 4-17 Member: $16, 3 and Under: Free
Dine on more than just carrots with the Easter Bunny while enjoying all the aquatic wonders at the Downtown Denver Aquarium! Saturday’s event includes a delicious breakfast and taking photos with the Easter Bunny. Sunday’s event features a buffet with over 40 items to choose from, pictures with the Easter Bunny, and a celebratory egg hunt. Reservations are required for this popular event, so get yours before they’re gone.
Location: 700 Water Street, Denver, CO 80211
Dates: Saturday, April 16th & Sunday, April 17th from 8:30am – 11am
Cost: Adults: $20, kids 3-10: $14, kids 2 and under: free
This is one event the whole family will enjoy. It starts with all-you-can-eat pancakes from Flippin’ Flapjacks. Once you’ve filled up on breakfast, the kids can participate in egg hunting with the Easter Bunny, face painting, and Easter crafts. Adults can enjoy sipping on mimosas and browsing the section of beautiful floral creations for sale from Pickletown Flower Co.
Location: 6331 Fiddlers Green Circle, Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Dates: Saturday, April 16th from 10am – 12pm
Cost: MOA members: free, General Admission: $10, Kids 12 and Under: $5, and Family Four-Pack: $35
Join Zuni Street Brewing for a 5k-ish fun run event that starts and ends at their taproom in Denver. It’s a run, walk, jog, anything goes type of untimed run, and once you complete the course, you can celebrate with a free local craft beer at the finish line. Your ticket includes a free craft beer, a choice of collector’s pint glass or seasonal swag item from the Brewery Running Series, a chance to win door prizes, access to live music, food trucks, local vendors, and more giveaways! Plus, 10% of the proceeds from the event go to a local organization. Not only will you have fun, but you can feel good about giving back to your local community.
Location: 2355 West 29th Avenue, Denver, CO 80211
Dates: Saturday, April 16th at 10am
Cost: Beer Run/Walk 5K: $35, Beer Run/Walk 5K including T-Shirt: $53
The Annual Eggstravaganza is an event in which Arvada West High School opens its doors for an annual Easter egg hunt. Children can find and eat candy, participate in games, and get their faces painted while surrounded by chalk drawings and a lollipop garden. While the event itself is free, they accept donations for the Hope House of Colorado.
Location: 11413 West 61st Place, Arvada, CO 80004
Dates: Saturday, April 2nd from 10am – 12pm
Cost: They will be accepting donations for Hope House of Colorado
Hop on by South Fellowship Church for one big glow party! They’re hosting glow games, snacks, a glow-in-the-dark dance floor, and the main attraction glow-in-the-dark Easter egg hunt. The Easter egg hunts take place every 20 minutes, and the entire event is free and open to the community.
Location: South Fellowship Church – 6560 South Broadway, Littleton, CO 80121
Dates: Saturday, April 9th from 10am – 12pm
If you haven’t experienced Denver’s 80-acre open-air flea market before, now is the perfect time to hop on by! The Easter Eggstravaganza at Mile High Flea Market will still feature hundreds of vendors, but the Easter Bunny will be making a special appearance posing for photos with guests. There will also be music, games, treat bags filled with candy, face painting, balloon artists, and more. Each child will receive one free ride ticket and a raffle ticket for a chance to win a prize after the Easter egg hunt!
Location: 7007 East 88th Avenue, Henderson, CO 80640
Dates: Saturday, April 16th from 7am – 5pm
Cost: $3 per person, children 12 and under: free
Grab your Easter basket and bring your family out for a day of fun games, contests, food trucks, a bounce house, and more! Hop from trunk to trunk to receive all kinds of goodies. Summit of Peace Church hosts the 2nd Annual Easter Trunk Hop, but everyone is welcome to this free event.
Location: Summit of Peace – 4661 East 136th Avenue, Thornton, CO 80229
Dates: Saturday, April 16th from 10am – 12pm