2022 Northwest Arkansas Easter Egg Hunts & Activities Guide for Kids

2022 Northwest Arkansas Easter Egg Hunts and Activities

Hippity-hoppity, Easter’s on its way to Northwest Arkansas on April 17, mamas! We hope this big list of events helps as you make plans for the family this spring!

{If we missed your event, email it to us at mamas[at]nwamotherlode[dot]com and we’ll add it to this post!}

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Easter Egg Hunts:

GLOW Egg Hunt, Infiniti Athletics. Friday, April 8, 5:30 p.m. at the Springdale location. Saturday, 10:30 a.m. at the Bentonville location. There are different times for different ages.

Spring Fest, Thunder Mountain Ranch, Fayetteville. Saturday, April 9. Noon to 5 p.m. There will be an egg hunt, horse rides, petting zoo, crafts and games. Kids 4 and under free (and family group rates offered).

Easter at War Eagle Mill. Saturday, April 9, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be an egg hunt outside at 1:30 sharp with more than 3,000 eggs. The War Eagle Mill Café will be offering a special Easter lunch from 11 a.m. -4 p.m. Local Artist Deborah Billings will be creating a live Easter drawing. Parking limited. War Eagle Mill, Rogers.

Egg Hunt at The Candy Event. Fayetteville. Saturday, April 9, 1-1:30 p.m. Ages 0-12 are welcome to come hunt eggs. Note that last year it took about 10 minutes for all the eggs to be found and picked up so don’t be late.

Easter Eggstravaganza, First United Methodist Church Bentonville. Sunday, April 10, 2-5 p.m. Easter crafts, bounce houses, egg hunts and pictures with the Easter Bunny.

Make-A-Wish Foundation/Sam’s Club Easter Egg Hunt (including sensory-friendly hunt), Friday, April 15, at Sam’s Club Home Office (empty field across the office). 3:30, Sensory Friendly Egg Hunt. This special event will be for children with sensory or special needs. 4:30, Egg Hunt. Age groups will be separated out so kids are hunting with their age group. There will also be a bounce house. Suggested donation, $5 per kid or $10 per family. All proceeds go to Make-A-Wish South to grant wishes in the community.

The Great Downtown Rogers Egg Hunt, April 14-17. Woof and Wander will be hiding a number of plastic eggs in and around Downtown Rogers. (See Map). Each one contains a dog-friendly treat and a ticket with a number corresponding to the prize you win. Between the dates of April 14-17 (Thursday to Sunday) you and your pup can wander around downtown in search of the eggs. 

Saturday, April 16:

FirstTrust Home Loans NWA Easter Egg HuntApril 16, 1-3 p.m., Rogers Regional Sports Park/Field 1. There will be an Easter egg hunt, raffle, and pictures with the Easter Bunny. All proceeds from the raffle will go towards the Arkansas Crisis Center.

Easter Egg Hunt, Centerton. April 16, noon. Candy-filled eggs, bounce houses, food, cotton candy, face painting and the Easter bunny. Free. No registration needed.

OASIS of NWA Easter Egg Hunt. April 16, 4 p.m. Olive Street Park, Rogers. Photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny, fun prizes, and lots of fun. Grand prize valued at $200. Tickets are $5 per child: https://oasis-easter-egg-hunt.eventbrite.com

Easter Egg Hunt, Apostolic Life Church, April 16, JB Hunt Park. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Prize drawing, bounce house, hot dogs.

Solid Rock Missionary Baptist Church Egg Hunts & Carnival, April 16. Special Needs Hunt at 9:15 (must preregister to attend, capacity is limited), main hunt at 10 a.m., and games, inflatables, and food until noon. Free, but preregistering is highly encouraged. Learn more at SolidRockBentonville.com/EggHunt 

First Church Springdale’s Eggcellent Adventure. Saturday, April 16, 3-5 p.m. Downtown Springdale church campus located at 206 W. Johnson Ave. This is a drop-in style event with crafts, games, eggs and prizes. *There will also be magnetic eggs for children who use a wheelchair or have other mobility challenges and beeping eggs for children who are visually impaired.

Community Easter Egg Hunt, Central United Methodist Church, New Hope Road, Rogers. Saturday, April 16 from 2-4 p.m. Games, food, and egg hunts. This is a community event so the church invites you to bring neighbors, family and friends. Events will be held on the church’s lawn.

First Baptist Church Fayetteville, 4 egg hunt locations, Saturday, April 16, 10:30 a.m. Root Elementary, Butterfield Elementary, Salem Park and Rodney Ryan Park. Easter story time, preschool hunt, elementary hunt.

Sunday, April 17:

Easter Egg Hunt at NWA Naturals Game, April 17. The egg hunt is on Kid Eat Free Family Sunday featuring dollar hot dogs by Tyson and Mercy-Go Health Kids Run the Bases. Naturals vs. Wichita Wind Surge, 2:05 P.M. (Gates at 1 P.M.) Kids are invited to participate in an Easter Egg Hunt presented by PEEPS® in the outfield of Arvest Ballpark following the conclusion of Kids Run the Bases after the Naturals game on Easter Sunday. Kids 12 & under eat free at Arvest Ballpark during every Sunday afternoon home game. 

Unique Easter Events:

Touch a Truck with the Easter Bunny. Saturday, April 9, 9-11 a.m. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a touch a truck event with the Easter bunny. The SWAT trucks will be there, along with the motor unit, and K9 unit for children to interact with.

Breakfast with the Bunny, Tulsa Zoo .Saturday, April 16, two sessions (9 a.m. or noon). Enjoy breakfast, an up-close animal encounter and meet the Easter Bunny. Admission fee required.