Tucson Easter Egg Hunts and Events 2013

What are your Easter traditions?

Do you attend a Good Friday or Sunrise Easter service? Enjoy a fancy lunch with family and friends? Hunt for eggs? Read the resurrection story?

If you’re looking for a creative, reflective, family-friendly, and/or inspiring Easter event to attend here in Tucson, we’ve put together a list of options for your convenience.

SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2013

Ace Hardware in Corona de Tucson, 16335 S. Houghton Rd., Tucson. Two Egg Hunts! 9:00am-9:15am for babies through age 5. 9:20am-9:30am for ages 6-10. Free.

Foothills Mall, 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., Tucson. 9:00am. Free for kids 8 and under. $2 fee for adults and older children. Easter Bunny, Balloon Artist, Face Painter, Cookies & Milk, Special Gift, Puppet Show. Ages 8 and under.

Grace Lutheran Church, Meeting at Cottonwood Elementary, 9950 E. Rees Loop, Tucson. 10:00am – 1:00pm. Free. Egg hunt, coloring, videos, crafts. “Come for as long or as short as you want!

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 1200 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson. 8:00am. Free. Eggcellent Adventure – Easter egg hunt, games, and crafts for kids up to age 12.

Sycamore Canyon Park, 17362 S. Rustling Leaf Trail, Vail. 10:00am-12:00pm. Free. Three Easter Egg Hunts – 10:00am for ages 0-3, 10:30am for ages 4-7, 11:00am for ages 8-12. Photos with the Easter Bunny from 10:00am-12:00pm.

Whole Foods Market River, 5555 E. River Rd., Tucson. 11:00am-3:00pm. Free. Chicken Dance at 11:00am. Egg Walk at 12:00pm. Egg Decorating at 1:00pm. Egg Toss at 2:00pm.

Whole Foods Market Speedway, 3360 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson. 11:00am-12:00pm. Free. Decorate Easter eggs using all-natural ingredients. RSVP to [email protected]

SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2013 

El Camino Baptist Church, 7777 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson. 2:00pm and 7:00pm. Free. “Living Lord’s Supper” theatrical performance with full orchestra. Seating is limited. Please reserve tickets ahead of time.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2013

El Camino Baptist Church, 7777 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson. 7:00pm. Free. “Living Lord’s Supper” theatrical performance with full orchestra. Seating is limited. Please reserve tickets ahead of time.

Tucson Mall Kids Club, 4500 N. Oracle Rd., Tucson. 11:00am. Free. Easter Bunny Puppet Show and Easter Egg Hunt.

THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2013 

El Camino Baptist Church, 7777 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson. 7:00pm. Free. “Living Lord’s Supper” theatrical performance with full orchestra. Seating is limited. Please reserve tickets ahead of time.

FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2013 

El Camino Baptist Church, 7777 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson. 7:00pm. Free. “Living Lord’s Supper” theatrical performance with full orchestra. Seating is limited. Please reserve tickets ahead of time.

Grace Pointe Church, 5455 S. Westover Ave., Tucson. 7:00pm. Free. “Hammer & Nails” dramatic production of the crucifixion of Christ. Not recommended for children under the age of 12 or people with heart conditions. Please reserve tickets in advance – call (520) 294-4999 or send an email to [email protected]

Westin La Paloma, 3800 E. Sunrise Dr., Tucson. 7:00am-8:30am. $30/person. Good Friday Breakfast with Guest Speaker Larry Fitzgerald Jr. (AZ Cardinals All-Pro Wide Receiver).

SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 2013

Anamax Park, 17501 S Camino De Las Quintas, Sahuarita. 11:00am-3:00pm. Free. Spring Festival – Easter egg hunts, visits with the Easter Bunny, jumping castles, 30+ vendors, crafts. Open to all residents of the Town of Sahuarita and Green Valley.

Arizona Food Allergy Alliance, Rio Vista Natural Resources Park, 3800-3898 N. Tucson Blvd., Tucson. 9:00am-10:00am. Free. Includes games, Easter Bunny, and egg hunt with non-food prizes. Bring your own basket or bag. RSVP to [email protected]

Agua Linda Farm, 2643 E. Frontage Rd, Amado (30 minutes south of Tucson). 10:00am-3:00pm. Pre-paid admission is $23.50 for adults and children over age 12, $16 for children 12 and younger, and free for non-participating infants. Same-day admission is $25 for adults and $18 for children. Includes picnic lunch, egg hunts, scavenger hunt, bounce house, face painting, lawn games, petting zoo, hayrides, photo opps.

Bookmans Grant, 1930 E. Grant Rd., Tucson. 9:00am-10:00am. Free. Easter Egg Hunt! Baskets will be provided.

Bookmans Ina, 3733 W. Ina Rd., Tucson. 9:00am-11:00am. Free. Easter Egg Hunt! Egg hunt for ages 6 and under will be 9:00am-9:30am. Egg hunt for older kids will be from 10:30am-11:00am.

Bookmans Speedway, 6230 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson. 2:00pm-3:00pm. Free. Easter egg painting craft.

Children’s Museum Tucson, 200 S. 6th Ave., Tucson. 10:00am-1:00pm. Activities are included with regular admission – $6/kids. $8/adults. Kids 2 and under are free. Make crowns, jelly bean bead bracelets, wreaths, and clothes pin bunnies. Egg Hunt at 11:00am.

Christ Community Church, 7801 E. Kenyon Dr., Tucson. 9:30am-12:30pm. Free. Egg Hunt, plus door prizes.

Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1825 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson. 9:00am-10:30am. Free. Easter Eggstravaganza – egg hunt, prizes, and candy for kids up to fifth grade.

Funtasticks Family Fun Park, 221 E. Wetmore Rd., Tucson. 10:00am-12:00pm. Free. Collect goodies from local vendors. Bring your camera to take pictures with the Easter Bunny.

GracePointe Church, 5455 S. Westover Ave., Tucson. 10:00am. Free. Egg hunt, petting zoo, games, prizes.

ALSO at Grace Pointe Church, 5455 S. Westover Ave., Tucson. 7:00pm. Free. “Hammer & Nails” dramatic production of the crucifixion of Christ. Presented by The Well Worship Center. Not recommended for children under the age of 12 or people with heart conditions. Please reserve tickets in advance – call (520) 294-4999 or send an email to [email protected]

International Wildlife Museum, 4800 W. Gates Pass Rd., Tucson. 10:00am-1:00pm. Free with museum admission. $8/adults. $6/seniors & military. $3/children (ages 4-12). Children 3 and under are free. Includes egg hunts, crafts, and games.

Lohse Family YMCA, 60 W. Alameda St., Tucson. 10:00am-1:00pm. Free. 6 Egg hunts (by age) along with crafts, coloring activities, and more.

Mansfield Park, 2000 N. Fourth Ave., Tucson. 10:00am-1:00pm. Free. Enjoy free family fun with carnival games, egg hunts (different times for each age group), prizes, food vendors, and the Easter Bunny! Hosted by the City of Tucson’s Park & Recreation Department.

Mildred & Dildred, 2905 E. Skyline Dr., #186, Tucson. Free. Egg Hunt. Must RSVP in advance! Send an email to [email protected] *UPDATE* All time slots are FULL.

Northwest Community Friends Church, 5950 N. La Canada Dr., Tucson. 2:00pm-4:00pm. Free. Easter Family Fest- egg hunt, games, candy.

PANDORA, La Encantada, Upper Level, 2905 E. Skyline Dr., Tucson. 10:00am-4:00pm. Free. Bring your camera for free pictures with the Easter Bunny. Plus, get a free pair of Bunny Ears (while supplies last).

Purple Heart Park (put on by Oasis at Rita Ranch), 10050 E. Rita Rd., Tucson. 11:00am. Free. Egg Hunts (three different age groups at ten minute intervals), crafts, face painting, concessions, train rides, Easter Bunny.

Reid Park Zoo, 1100 S. Randolph Way, Tucson. 8:00am-9:00am. $5-$8/person. Kids 2 and under are free. Includes crafts, live animal encounters, egg hunt, and Easter Bunny. Register prior to the event. Note that there is also an Easter Egg Hunt event on Friday, March 29, 8:00am-9:00am. *UPDATE* This event is SOLD OUT.

Santa Rita Community Church, Sycamore Elementary School Field, 16701 S. Houghton Rd., Corona De Tucson. 10:00am – 12:00 noon. Free. Includes prizes, games, petting zoo, Easter Bunny, and egg hunts.

Rincon Valley Farmers Market, 12500 E. Old Spanish Trail, Tucson. 10:00am. Free. Egg Hunt (separate area for little ones under age 5). Note that the market will be open from 9:00am-2:00pm.

SUNDAY, MARCH 31, 2013 [Easter Sunday]

Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage, 2074 Pendleton Drive, Tumacacori (60 minutes south of Tucson). 11:00am-2:00pm. $7/adults, $5/teens, $3/kids (11 and under). Includes hayride + egg hunts by age category (11:00am), live music, refreshments.

Calvary Chapel, Tucson Convention Center Arena, 260 S. Church Ave., Tucson. 10:00am. Free. Resurrection Celebration with music, message, and classes for kids.

Northminster Presbyterian Church, 2450 E. Ft. Lowell Rd., Tucson. 9:30am. Free. Children’s Pancake Breakfast & Egg Hunt for kids (ages three to fifth grade). Come ahead of time for a Sunrise Service at 6:00am or at Contemporary Service at 8:00am. Traditional services will also be held at 9:30am and 11:00am.

The Melting Pot, 7395 N. La Cholla Blvd., #302, Tucson. 11:00am – 4:00pm. $40/person. Four-course Easter menu, face painting, treats for kids, raffles for prizes, create your own chocolate fondue, kids under 12 eat free.

Trinity Presbyterian Church, 400 E. University Blvd., Tucson. Easter services at 8:00am and 10:30am. Easter brunch at 9:00am. Pancakes and sausages will be provided. Please bring fruit or egg dishes as a side. Easter Egg Hunt at 10:00am.

* We will be updating this post as we receive new information. If you know about other Easter events around town, contact us!

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Comments

  1. says

    Hi there! Thanks so much for promoting Mildred & Dildred’s egg hunt! All the time slots are actually completely full, could you possibly update that info? I don’t want anyone to show up and be disappointed :( Thanks so much!

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