Spring Into Fun: the Top Easter Egg Hunts Around Chicagoland 

We’ve finally made it, Spring has sprung around Chicago! This Easter (April 9th), if you and your family are looking to partake in an egg hunt but don’t want to go through the trouble of putting one together yourself, just head out into your neighborhood! All around the city and the suburbs, communities are putting on egg-citing egg hunts that promise fun prizes, good times, and reduced stress to parents who forgot to buy those colorful eggs. 

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Austin Town Hall Park

5610 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60644


On April 1st, head to Austin Town Hall Park for a free egg hunt. The hunt starts at 10 AM and kids between 6 and 13 are welcome to join! Along with an egg hunt, guests will enjoy arts and crafts, a visit from the Easter Bunny, and other fun Spring activities! 

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Galewood Park

5729 W Bloomingdale Ave, Chicago, IL 60639


At Galewood Park, kids between 5 and 12 are invited to participate in another colorful egg hunt in the city! The hunt starts at 11 AM on April 1st, and baskets will be provided. The first 60 people to register in advance will receive a free Easter basket! 

Easter Egg-stravaganza at Lincoln Park Zoo 

2001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614

With live music, free rides, outdoor activities, and games, the Easter Egg Hunt at the Lincoln Park Zoo is set to be one of the best in the city! While kids under 13 get free admission, those older need to pay $35 per ticket. Talk with animal and horticultural experts while you enjoy this perfect Spring day on April 8th. 


Wonderland Egg Hunt at the Preserve of Highland Park 

1207 Park Ave W, Highland Park, IL 60035

The Preserve of Highland Park is known for the scenic views, sweeping green space, and now, an Egg Hunt! On April 1st, everyone is invited to come out for a free hunt. The Egg Hunt goes from 9 to 9:40 AM, so you don’t want to be late!


Easter Egg Hunt at Cantigny Park 

1 S, 151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189

On April 2nd from 10 AM to 4 PM, folks are invited to head out to one of the most scenic parks and golf courses in the suburbs – Cantigny! Children are encouraged to only take five eggs each so every family can enjoy the day. Along with the egg hunt, there will be crafts, photos with Mr. and Mrs. Bunny, food trucks, and a book fair! 

Egg Hunt – Lombard

433 E St Charles Rd, Lombard, IL 60148

Get your baskets ready because the Egg Hunt on April 1st at Lombard Common is sure to be a good one! With eggs, prizes, and candy, kids in all age groups are sure to find tons of treasures to fuel their Easter fun. One thing to note is that there are multiple egg hunts based on age group, so be sure to check out their website for more information! 

The Great Easter Egg Hunt – Berwyn

Wenonah Ave and 16th, Berwyn, IL 60402 

With over 20,000 eggs to hunt down, the Great Easter Egg Hunt in North Berwyn is going to be an event to remember. Kids of all ages will start the hunt on April 8th at 10 AM, and then have the opportunity to enjoy an Easter Parade and “Eggstravaganza” right after!  

Easter Egg Hunt – Elmhurst

493 N Oaklawn Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126

At the baseball fields at Berens Park, you’ll find the annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 8th! For ages 2-10, the egg hunt is free but requires registration. One thing to note is the second Egg Hunt time slot is full, but there’s still room from 8 to 9 AM!  

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Doggie Eggtravaganza at Berens Park

493 N Oaklawn Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126

Okay… so, technically this egg hunt isn’t for human children, but we all love our pets just as much, right? On April 8th at 11 AM, bring your dogs out to enjoy a special Easter Egg Hunt just for them! All dogs must be leashed, up to date on current vaccinations, and have all tags present. We hate to be biased, but we think this one might be the cutest! 

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