Where to Celebrate Easter This Weekend?

Patch compiles the best Easter celebration events along the Peninsula.

After attending Redwood City’s first annual Easter Egg Hunt and Petting Zoo at Fox Theatre on Saturday, you can hop around the Peninsula to other Easter events.



Where: Fox Theatre, 2209 Broadway Street, Redwood City

When: Sat. April 23, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Why Go: Come enjoy a fun filled day at the Fox Theatre with the family at our First Annual Easter Egg Hunt! Whoever is the first to find the Fox Golden Egg will receive the Grand Prize of the day. Not to worry, everyone is a winner! There are lots of gifts in the Fox Easter Egg Hunt for everyone. Also on hand are the Easter Bunny and his friends from the Petting Zoo. Feel free to cuddle with a baby bunny or check out a pot belly pig. And let’s not forget about the baby chicks and those sweet little lambs. Bring your camera and snap the little ones having a blast.

Pricing: $10 Regular, $7 Child


Where: , 50 E 5th Ave., San Mateo

When:  April 23 from 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Why Go: San Mateo’s signature springtime community event and largest “egg hunt” in its 34th year of existence – will be attended by hundreds of excited children and families eagerly searching for eggs in beautiful Central Park.

Pricing: $4-$7



Where: 415 Ivy Dr., East Palo Alto

When: April 23, 2011 from 10 a.m.–12 p.m.

Why Go: There will be an egg hunt taking place at the Belle Haven School Field, which is located on Hamilton and Almanor Avenue on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Come join in on all the fun! If you have further questions about this event please give us a call at Onetta Harris Community Center at 650-330-2250.

Pricing: Free 



Where: 270 Capistrano, Half Moon Bay

When: Sat. April 23 and Sun. Apr. 24, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Why go: Easter egg hunts will begin with signups at 10:30 a.m. both days (RSVP in advance are preferred.) The hunts will take place in the wedding reception area outside the mall, at 2 p.m. for ages 1 to 3; at 2:10 p.m. for ages 4 to 6 and at 2:20 p.m. for ages 6 and older. For participants age 5 and up, there will be an Easter treasure hunt from noon to 5 p.m. on both days.



Where: Union Street - Gough to Fillmore, San Francisco

When: Sunday, April 24, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Parade begins at 2:00 p.m.

Why go: The 20th annual event celebrates and showcases the diverse community of San Francisco and features some of Union Street's best restaurants serving attendees in an outdoor bistro setting. A variety of children's and family activities are the focus of the event and include; large inflatable bounces, kids' rides and games, a climbing wall, a hands-on children's activities area, costumed characters, a petting zoo, a pony ride and entertainment from some of the Bay Area's best musicians. For the past 19 years the event has been known as the Biggest Little Parade in San Francisco.

Pricing: Free

Nancy April 06, 2012 at 10:10 PM
Hi, Just curious, if Easter is the 8th, wouldn't you want the Easter Egg hunt on the 8th instead of the 23rd? Thanks!
Jennifer van der Kleut April 07, 2012 at 12:21 AM
Nancy - you're accidentally looking at our list of events published last year. Here's a link to a list of articles happening this year: http://patch.com/A-smxW


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