Get your kids hopping this Spring with some adorable Easter festivities. Find a local Easter egg hunt, join a parade or craft some Easter-cuteness. Easter isn’t for another whole week, but it’s definitely worth starting to celebrate now.
Bunny Masks at Smart Toys and Books
Bunny masks make the perfect accessory for your next Easter Egg Hunt! Reserve your spot to make one at the next Mommy (and Daddy) and Me art class on Friday March 30 at either 10 or 11 a.m. Classes are suitable for ages 2 and up and cost $5 for materials.
Don’t forget the Live Bunnies are at O’Hare Port now through Saturday April 7. Visit with live bunnies all week during regular store hours.
Easter Eggstravaganza at the UT Gardens
Call before the end of the day on March 29 to save your spot. UT Gardens will be holding its annual Easter Egg Hunt “Eggstravaganza” from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday March 31. Look forward to children’s Easter crafts, spring activities and visits with the Easter Bunny. The Egg hunts will be held in the Gardens and will begin at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Cost is $5 per child ages 12 and under. UT Gardens – 2431 Joe Johnson Drive. Reserve your child’s space by calling 865-974-7151 or write email@example.com by the end of the day on Thursday, March 29.
Easter Egg Hunt in Fountain City
The Fountain City Easter Egg Hunt will be from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday March 31. The event is free and open to the public in Fountain City Park. The Easter Bunny will be there too. Hunts start at 9.30 a.m. for ages 4-7; 10.15 for ages 1-3; and 11 a.m. for ages 8-12. Parents won’t be allowed in the hunt. Small kids must be able to walk on their own to participate.
Easter Egg Hunt at St. Paul UMC
In addition to their annual egg hunt, between 10 a.m. and noon, they will also have crafts and games. All children welcome. St. Paul United Methodist Church – 4014 Garden Drive, Fountain City.
Easter Photos with 4-H Animals
This is your last chance this Easter! Mayo’s Garden Center on Emory Road will have live 4-H rabbits, chickens and lambs available for Easter photos. Stop in between 1-4 pm. Bring your camera and an adult volunteer will be available to take photos. The recommended donation is $5 and this benefits Knox Co. 4-H Livestock Project.
Earth Fare Easter Egg Hunts
Easter Egg Hunts at both the Bearden and Turkey Creek Earth Fare stores. I am still confirming the times for this. Earth Fare – 10903 Parkside Drive or 140 N. Forest Park Boulevard
Easter Egg Hunt at Middlebrook Pike United Methodist Church
MPUMC is hosting a community Easter Egg Hunt from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on March 31. They will also have games, inflatables, lunch and prizes. Younger children (walking – 2nd grade) will search for eggs on the playground and the older children (3rd – 5th grade) will hunt for eggs in the Historical (old) Building. MPUMC: Cnr Middlebrook and Vanosdale.
Wallace Children Easter Egg Hunt
Wallace Memorial Baptist Church is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m.-noon on March 31. It’s open to infants through 5th grade. Bring your own basket. They’ll have crafts for all ages as well as inflatables. Wallace Memorial: 7 01 Merchant Drive
Eggs and Easter: Jesus is Risen! At Shepherd of the Hills
Sign up for Mornings with Mommy on April 3rd or 4th this week. This Easter-themed program runs from 10-11 a.m. and will include crafts, story time and sensory play. Shepherd of the Hills, 10231 Sherrill Blvd, Knoxville.
Children’s Easter Experience at Ridgedale Baptist Church
Ridgedale Baptist is hosting their annual Easter community event between 6.30-8 p.m. on Wednesday April 4. There will be an egg hunt in the worship center with tons of Easter grass mixed with balloons piled several feet high; there will also be tractor rides, chalk art, bubbles, bounce houses and more. Free refreshments will be served. All children from infancy through the 5th grade are welcome. Ridgedale Baptist Church – 5632 Nickle Road, http://www.ridgedale.org
Easter Story Time with Miss Helen
The 11 a.m. Story Time with Miss Helen at Smart Toys and Books will have an Easter theme on Thursday April 5.
Funny Bunny Day at Crescent Bend
This TulipTime Event will be held on Saturday April 7 from 10 a.m.-2p.m. at Crescent Bend House and Gardens. The Easter Bunny will be ‘hopping’ around the garden in the garden delivering his eggs filled with candy and “jokes.” Egg Hunts will take place at 10.30 a.m., 11.30 a.m., 12.30 p.m. and 1.30 p.m. Refreshments and punch will be served.
Activities for the kids include Easter Egg Hunts through the day and Arts & Crafts. The abundance of blooming tulips in the garden makes Crescent Bend a great place to take a family Easter picture too. Be sure to bring your cameras. Standard admission charges apply. Crescent Bend House & Gardens: 2728 Kingston Pike• firstname.lastname@example.org 865-637-3163
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Have Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Smart Toys and Books at 9 a.m on Saturday April 7. Visit and make a special craft. It’s essential that you RSVP. Cost: $12
ALL ABOARD! Join us on Saturday April 7 for the Three Rivers Rambler Easter Train & Egg Hunt. Trains will depart at 10 a.m., 1 and 4 p.m. More info at http://www.ThreeRiversRambler.com
Easter Bunny Breakfast and Egg Hunt
Central United Methodist is hosting a breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt at 9.30 a.m. on Saturday April 7
Central United Methodist: 201 East Third Avenue
16th Annual Star102.1fm Bunny Trail at Zuma
This annual event is free and takes place from 10am-noon! Lots of sponsors will be on hand handing out easter eggs, coupons, etc. 400 N. Peters Road, Knoxville, TN 37922 865-539-2288 http://zumafuncenters.com/ztn/
Children’s Easter Egg Hunt
Washington Pike UMC will be having their annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, April 7 in the Fellowship Hall. They will also be serving Belgian waffles, and making Easter crafts. Don’t forget to bring your own Easter basket. Washington Pike UMC -2241 Washington Pike
Annual Easter Egg Hunt & Carnival.
Starting at 10:00 a.m. until Noon on Saturday April 7 at Christ United Methodist Church, 7535 Maynardville Highway.
Easter Egg Hunt at Faith United Methodist Church
The Easter Egg Hunt kicks off at 1 p.m. on Saturday April 7. Plus there will be an Easter sunrise service at 7 a.m. on Sunday April 8, with a regular service at 11 a.m. featuring an Easter Cantata. More info: http://www.faithseekers.org Faith UMC – 1120 Dry Gap Pike
Hoppy Easter! Storytime
Storytime at Barnes and Noble will include a reading of a selection of spring and Easter themed stories. Starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday April 7. Barnes and Noble Suburban Plaza, 8029 Kingston Pike.
Here Comes the Easter Bunny
Bass Pro will be hosting Easter Egg Hunts for the kids, ages 2-10, throughout the store. The dates for the Easter egg hunt are March 31 & April 1 and April 7 & 8 from 1pm-2pm. Registration begins at 12:30pm at main entrance of event area. Hunt start promptly at 1pm. Find 5 eggs and return to registration table for candy. The Easter egg hunt will be in the following departments: Kids Clothing, Camping, Fishing, Hunting and Footwear.
Have your photo made with the Easter Bunny and receive a FREE 4 x 6 photo. Photo packages will also be available for purchase. (Photo hours: Monday-Friday 6pm-8pm; Saturdays 11am-3pm; Sundays 1pm-4pm)
Plus, there will be FREE crafts for the kids Saturdays and Sundays during the FREE Easter Event from 12pm -3pm! (March 31 & April 1 – Make a Magnetic Egg Photo Frame and April 6, 7, & 8 – Decorate your own Easter egg or Paint a Sun Catcher.) Bass Pro Shops – 3629 Outdoor Sportsmans Place, Kodak, TN 37764 , Phone: 865-932-5600
Easter Egg Hunt at Shepherd of the Hills
Easter service at 10:30am on Easter Sunday will be followed by an Easter Egg hunt with prizes for the kids (not candy so it’s allergy friendly) at Shepherd of the Hills, 10231 Sherrill Blvd. Knoxville.