2016 Easter Egg Hunts and Activities in Northwest Arkansas

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Easter Bunny at the NWA Mall (arrives March 12)

easter bunny at nwa mallThe Easter Bunny is back and will be at the NWA Mall in Fayetteville March 12 – 26.


Monday – Saturday
11am – 8pm
Breaks: 2:00pm-2:30pm and 5:30pm – 6:00pm

12pm -3pm
3:30pm – 6pm

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Bunny Breakfast

Bunny breakfast useAll proceeds from this pancake breakfast will benefit NWA Circle of Friends for Arkansas Children’s Hospital. The cost of admission gets the ticket holder a pancake breakfast, and the Easter Bunny will be present, so parents will have the opportunity to take their child(ren)’s photo. Cost: $5 per person, cash or check only.

Date: March 19

Time: 8-10 a.m.

Location: Applebee’s Fayetteville, 4078 College Ave.

More info: For more information: Mary Lewallen, 479-725-0405

Eggstravaganza, Saturday, Farmington

Annual Farmington-Area Kiwanis Egg Hunt at Williams Elementary on Saturday, March 19 from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Egg hunts by age start at 1:15 p.m. Family fun with food, games, and the Easter Bunny.

Date: March 19

Time: 12:30-3. Egg Hunt Starts at 1:15

Location: Williams Elementary

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Mayor’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Rogers

easter bunny, rogersDid you know Easter is Mayor Hines favorite holiday? Come join the hunting fun for treats and prizes at this year’s event. The Easter Bunny will be there. Kids can enjoy pony rides, face painting, an obstacle course and more.

Egg Hunt Times: 3:30 p.m. Ages 1 – 3 years. (1 parent per child / no strollers) 4:00 p.m. Ages 4 – 6 years 4:30 p.m. Ages 7 – 9 years Please NO parents or strollers on the hunting field Registration is not required. The event is shine or cancel.

Date: March 19

Time: 3-5 p.m.

Location: Veterans Park

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Donald W. Reynolds Boys and Girls Club Egg Hunt

This annual community wide Easter at the Club event serves more than 3,000 community members every year.  There will be over 16,000 eggs, face painting, games, fire truck and safety trailer for the kids to explore, and door prizes.

Date: Sunday, March 20

Time: 3 p.m.

Location: Boys and Girls Club, Fayetteville

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Easter Eggstragavanza, Gulley Park

Hotdog lunch and egg hunt as well as crafts, door prizes, balloon animals, and face painting.

Date: Sunday, March 20

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Location: Gulley Park, Fayetteville

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Easter Egg Hunt at Central United Methodist Church

Easter eggs2Activities during the event will include craft stations, an egg hunt for little ones 3 and under at 2:15 p.m., and a larger hunt for older children immediately following. You can help continue the tradition with a donation of plastic eggs, non-food treats such as stickers, erasers, tattoos, etc., or wrapped candies that don’t melt (no nuts). Families are asked to bring one dozen filled eggs for each child participating and an extra dozen for our guests to the church by March 13. Please drop off your donations in the atrium and help the church reach their goal of 3,000 eggs for local kids.

  • Little kids (3 and under) hunt at 2:15 p.m.
  • Bigger kids (4 and up) hunt immediately following little kids

Date: March 26, 2016

Time: 2:15 p.m.

Location: Central United Methodist Church in Rogers on New Hope Road (behind the church building at The Bus Barn)

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Easter at Orchards Park

Activities begin at 2 pm with fun inflatables for the kids as well as several food vendors. At 3 pm, the egg hunt will begin with over 40,000 eggs. There will be 3 separate egg hunts broken up into age groups for children 12 and under:

  • 2 pm-Inflatable & Food Vendors
  • 2:30 pm-Egg Hunt (Ages 7-12)
  • 3 pm-Egg Hunt (Ages 4-6)
  • 3:30 pm-Egg hunt (Ages 0-3)

Date: Saturday, March 26

Time: 2 p.m.

Location: Orchards Park, Bentonville

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Spring Egg Hunt, BGO

spring egg hunt artHead out to BGO for some fun in the sun, to hunt for treats and have some fun in the photo booth.

Date: March 26

Time: 3 p.m.

Location: Botanical Garden of the Ozarks

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Easter Eggstravaganza, Elkins

There will be free hot dogs, pictures with the Easter Bunny, inflatables and more. Two bicycles will be given away per age group. Age groups are 0-4, K-3rd grade, and 4th-6th grade. Hosted by Round Mountain Community Church.

Date: March 26

Time: Registration begins at 9:30, egg hunt begins at 10:30am.

Location: Bunch Park, Elkins

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Egg Hunt at War Eagle Mill

easter basketEaster Celebration with children’s egg hunt, crafts, and a lunch special in the Bean Palace Café. Egg Hunt begins at 2 pm. Kids ages 0 – 12 can participate. Bring your own basket.

Date: March 27

Time: Egg hunt begins at 2 p.m.

Location: War Eagle Mill, Rogers

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Easter Sunrise Service

*temp*Celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ at the Easter Morning Sunrise Service at The Great Passion Play at 7am at the foot of the Christ of the Ozarks Memorial Statue.

Date: March 27

Time: 7 a.m.

Location: Christ of the Ozarks, Eureka Springs

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The Northwest Arkansas Calendar of Events is sponsored by The Jones Center for Families in Springdale. There’s ALWAYS something fun happening at The Jones Center, plus they have all kinds of classes for adults and kids — and great birthday party options at the indoor swimming pool, gymnastics or ice skating rink! CLICK HERE to visit the Jones Center website to see more!

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