Spring has just arrived, and it’s the perfect time to think about how you want to celebrate Easter with the family. Trade in your coats for spring dresses and boat shoes, and get ready to soak up the sun with the family! Here are the best places to ring in spring and spend some quality time with the little ones.
1. Dana Point Egg Hunt
Head down to beautiful Dana point for an Egg Hunt filled with candy and treasures at Pines Park and Sea Canyon Park! Before the big hunt, enjoy a pancake breakfast and take some pictures with the Easter bunny! Be sure to catch a quick magic show or puppet show before gearing up for the Easter Egg Hunt at 10am! Click here for more information.
2. Pretend City’s Celebrate Easter in Irvine
You definitely don’t want to miss Pretend City’s celebrations! With the purchase of a regular admission ticket ($12.50), you can enjoy all the museum has to offer, plus the fun Easter stuff they have in store! Come in the morning for a meet and greet with the Easter bunny and solve some Easter riddles for a chance to receive a special treat. In the afternoon, kids can get their groove on with the Easter Bunny Hop, and of course, decorate eggs all day long! Click here for more information.
3. Easter Garden Party in Mission Viejo
This family-friendly event is the perfect way to celebrate spring and Easter, and the best part is that it’s free! The event will kick off at noon with an Easter egg hunt! The first 350 children will receive a passport card, which will direct them to shops and restaurants that will give them candy-filled eggs and prizes. Kids can also enjoy face painting, balloon animals, and a petting zoo! Bring your own basket and prepare for a fun-filled day! Click here for more information.
4. San Clemente’s Sensational Springtacular & Splashtacular
Come to the Vista Hermosa Sports Park for a morning and afternoon filled with food, games, and fun. Starting at 9am, the whole family can enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast by Sidewalk Cafe. Then, kids can participate in a free egg hunt with their respective age groups. Aside from an egg hunt, there will also be bunny visits, pony derby, train rides, giant slides, face painting, a petting zoo, and more! This Splashtacular event has something different for the kids to enjoy: a party at the aquatics center. There will be recreational swim, a snorkel bunny, water games, and music! Come to San Clemente for events and activities for the whole family! Click here for more information.
5. Newport Beach’s Mayor’s Egg Roll
The Mayor’s Egg Roll is free and open to the public! Community members are invited to join Mayor Duffy Duffield for sack races, egg races, and other springtime fun on the Civic Green! There will be photo opportunities with the bunnies as well as bounce houses, face painting, and train rides. Kids and adults can enjoy popcorn, cotton candy, and take home a spring goodie bag. No better way to bond with the family and the community than at this Springtime celebration! Click here for more information.
6. Laguna Niguel’s Bunny Blast
Laguna Niguel has some fun and exciting events for you and the kids this year! Children’s activities include arts and crafts, games, face painting, and more. There will also be a Parks and Recreation “Touch a Truck” class where kids will get to climb, work on, and “drive” a work truck! Vehicles will include a work truck, a garbage disposal truck, a fire truck, and a car from the Sheriff’s Department. Kids can learn all about these city cars and spend some time with the Easter bunny! Be sure to bring your cameras for photo ops! Click here for more information.
With so many fun and exciting events in store, you have to grab the family and go! Come see the beauty and community of South Orange County while celebrating one of the most joyous holidays of the year. Be sure to contact us at The Reed Team for more information about living in South Orange County!