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Easter Events in Southern California 2024

Talk about egg-citing! Pencil in these photo ops with the Easter Bunny, fun-filled egg hunts and more family-friendly Easter events in Southern California.

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March 23: Beach Bunny & Kite Festival

San Diego

On March 23, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., hop on over to Seaport Village in San Diego to snap a pic with the Beach Bunny (who’ll be riding the waves!) and check out dozens of kites soaring over the water. And, of course, shop treats and other goods to add to those Easter baskets thanks to Seaport Village’s wide array of retailers.
Cost: Free to attend.
For more information: www.seaportvillage.com.

March 23 and March 24: Easter Eggspress: Egg Quest and Story Time

San Diego

San Diego Model Railroad Museum at Balboa Park hosts a before-hours event to immerse children in an egg quest around the museum, special trains running in the Toy Train Gallery, arts and crafts, Easter Bunny visits and storytime. During this Easter event in Southern California–once you’ve finished the egg hunt and dug into some candy–enjoy museum admission for the rest of the day. The event takes place from 9 to 10 a.m. both days.
Cost: $20 per person, ages 2 and up. Children’s tickets include access to all Easter events.
Tickets: www.sdmrm.org/easter.

March 23 and March 24: Primrose Egg Hunt


From 2 to 10 p.m. on March 23 and March 24 at STC Gardenwalk, join in a fun Easter celebration and take part in a prize-filled egg hunt (starting at 3 p.m.). There will also be live music, delicious food options and photos with the Easter Bunny at this family- and pet-friendly Easter event in Southern California.
Cost: Free to attend.
For more information: anaheimgardenwalk.com.

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Sesame Place San Diego

March 23 to April 7: Elmo’s Eggstravaganza

San Diego

Sesame Place San Diego hosts Elmo’s Eggstravaganza daily from March 23 to April 7, with an endless array of holiday fun for the whole family. Guests will enjoy the theme park’s rides, a stage show, the Sesame Street Party Parade, photos with the Easter Bunny and special Easter fun with everyone’s favorite characters dressed in their holiday best. Plus, attendees can take part in an interactive Easter Egg Scavenger hunt.
Cost: Included with Sesame Place admission.
For more information: sesameplace.com.

March 27: Eggstravaganza

El Cajon

Join Parkway Plaza in El Cajon on Wednesday, March 27, from 1 to 3 p.m., for its annual Easter Eggstravaganza. Local elementary schools will compete in a live giant egg-painting competition for a chance to win a donation for their arts program. For those not participating in the contest, there will be bunny hop sack races, face painting, giveaways and more at this Easter event in Southern California. Plus, from March 16 to March 30, Parkway Plaza hosts photos with the Easter Bunny, while pet moms and dads can bring their animals (domesticated pets only) for pics with the Bunny on March 20 and March 27.
Cost: Free to attend.
For more information: visitparkwayplaza.com.

March 30 to May 27: Belmont in Bloom

San Diego

Belmont Park turns into a lovely, springy setting during the third-annual Belmont in Bloom festival, making it the perfect Easter weekend destination in San Diego. From March 30 to May 27, the beachfront amusement park will be beautified with floral displays and spring sculptures. Guests can check out interactive art installations scattered throughout Belmont Park, paired with seasonal treats, live music and local community performances.
Cost: Free to attend. If guests would like to ride amusement park attractions, tickets can be purchased at an on-site ticket booth or in advance online.
For more information: www.belmontpark.com.

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