Kansas City's Easter Fun Guide



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Eastern Jackson County, MO:

  • Faith Easter Egg Hunt and Experience: Faith UMC Grain Valley April 17 from 6-8pm at Faith United Methodist Church, 1950 SW Eagles Parkway, Grain Valley, MO. Following the egg hunt we invite your family to stick around and experience the sights, smells, and sounds from that first Easter morning. You will get to experience the empty tomb, rolling the stone away and more. It’s an event for the whole family. The egg hunt will begin promptly at 6:10pm, the Easter Experience will follow and will be open until 7:45pm.

Downtown / Midtown / Plaza:

  • Photos with the Easter Bunny April 13, 14, 19 & 20 from Noon-4pm at Crown Center Shops, Level 1 Atrium, 2450 Grand Blvd, Suite 301, Kansas City, MO. The Easter Bunny greets children at Crown Center. Photos with Easter Bunny are available for a fee, or you make take your own for free.

Downtown / Midtown / Plaza:

  • 6th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza at Science City April 20 from 10am-5pm at Science City at Union Station, 30 W. Pershing, Kansas City, MO. All day long - you and your entire family can enjoy hands-on science demos featuring conservation, recycling and more! The day includes fun Maker activities, face painting, balloon artist, photos with the Easter Bunny and an Easter Hat Parade. Tickets to Easter Eggstravaganza include  all day  admission into Science City. Union Station Members receive FREE admission.
  • Photos with the Easter Bunny April 13, 14, 19 & 20 from Noon-4pm at Crown Center Shops, Level 1 Atrium, 2450 Grand Blvd, Suite 301, Kansas City, MO. The Easter Bunny greets children at Crown Center. Photos with Easter Bunny are available for a fee, or you make take your own for free.
  • Kemper ART-astic Egg Hunt April 20 from Noon-3pm at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick, Kansas City, MO. Kemper Museum hosts an “ART-astic” egg hunt! Adventure outside the Museum to find eggs filled with art-themed prizes. Then return inside to create your own “ART-astic” piece of colorful egg art inspired by Apfelbaum’s work. FREE | Reservations required.

Southland:

  • Raymore’s Annual Easter Festival April 20 from 9:45-11am at Memorial Park, 400 S Park Ln, Raymore, MO. Children 4th grade and under can bring their own basket to hunt 15,000 Easter eggs at this free event!

Eastern Jackson County, MO:

  • Downtown Bunny Hop: Lee's Summit April 20 from 10am-Noon at Downtown Lee's Summit,3rd and Main, Lee's Summit, MO. Join the Easter Bunny for a parade down 3rd Street and the Bunny Ears and Easter Hat Contest at this year’s Downtown Bunny Hop. Children and families can line up at City Hall Plaza starting at  9: 45AM .  They will then parade West on 3rd Street to Howard Station Park where the Bunny Ears and Easter Hat Contest will take place. Judges will award prizes to their favorite Bunny Ears and Easter Hats! The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures with children until Noon in Howard Station Park, so make sure to bring your camera! Downtown businesses will also participate by handing out candy to children after the parade, so bring an Easter basket for the kiddos.
  • Harry's Hop 'n Hunt April 20 from 10am-Noon at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, 500 West U.S. Highway 24, Independence, MO. Celebrate Easter with the beloved Harry's Hop  'n  Hunt event, where the White House Egg Roll comes to the Heartland in a free day of family fun. Egg roll, several egg hunts, story times with famous faces from around town (2018's event featured Patrick Mahomes and Frank White, Jr.), live music and more--all free for the whole family! Plus, an opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny himself!
  • Easter Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast: Woods Chapel Church Blue Springs April 20 from 10am-Noon at Woods Chapel Church Blue Springs, 3609 SW State Route 7, Blue Springs, MO. Community-wide event with an egg hunt, pancake breakfast, face painting, games, inflatables, service project, and more.
  • Easter Egg Hunt: Jackson County Sheriff's Office April 20 from 10-11:30am at The Grove  Park ,  1500 Benton, Kansas City, MO. Over 20,000 eggs filled with sweet treats and surprises will be placed throughout Grove Park. Our newest recruit, Deputy Bunny, will also be making a special appearance! Grab your basket and meet us there!
  • Easter Egg Hunt : Oakwood Baptist Church April 20 from 10-11am at Oakwood Baptist Church, 7600 Lees Summit Rd, Kansas City. 10:00 am to 11:00 am. Join us for a free, fun morning as we celebrate our Risen Savior! There will be donut holes, juice, coffee, an Egg Hunt for ages 0-12 and a Petting Zoo from Sunset Trails Stables! Invite your friends and family.
  • Easter Egg Hunt & Parade: Raytown April 20 from 11am-1:30pm at Greenspace, 63rd & Raytown Road, Raytown, MO.  The 9th Annual Egg Eggstravaganza will be held on the Greenspace on April 20. The Easter Parade starts at 11 and the egg hunt starts at 1 for ages 0-12.

Johnson County, KS:

  • Easter: 1860s Style at Mahaffie April 20 from 10am-4pm at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm, 1200 E. Kansas City Road, Olathe, KS. Discover how this religious festival became a celebration for everyone. Activities may include: Try a hot cross bun baked on the cookstove. Learn about Oschter Haws, the original Easter Bunny. Visit the blacksmith. Visit the Mahaffie House. Take a stagecoach. All activities are included with admission: $7/adults, $5/children ages 5-11, children 4 and under are free. Olathe residents receive $2 off admission. Prior to the middle of the 19th century, the celebration of Easter as a formal holiday was generally limited to Catholic, Lutheran, Moravian and Episcopalian denominations who had strong liturgical traditions. According to historian Leigh Eric Schmidt, this began to change in the mid-19th century America when, “Middle-class Victorians, as fascinated as  every  with the romantic recovery of fading holiday traditions and the cultivation of new home- centered festivities, discovered lush possibilities in this spring rite.”
  • Easter Egg Hunt with Easter Bunny Toddler Time April 20 from 8-10am at Sky Zone Kansas City, 6495 Quivira Rd, Shawnee, KS. Bring your little ones to meet the Easter Bunny and hunt for Easter Eggs. The Easter Egg Hunt will be at the beginning of Toddler Time in our dodgeball courts. Children and Parents can enjoy our Coloring Station, Easter Craft Station, Tattoo Station, and take as many photos with the Easter Bunny! We ask that jumpers bring a basket as there will be limited eggs available. For faster check-in, we recommend arriving early and filling out waivers online before the event if you are new to our park. Toddler Time is a great shared experience for child and parent.  A time  for your little ones to discover the joy of being active, bouncing under the supervision of their parents, and without interference from the big kids. Toddler Time entry is $12.99 and one parent plays free; $5.99 for an additional parent to play on the trampolines. Parents and Grandparents are always welcome to watch (it’s free!). Sky Socks sold separately. Ages 7 and under - if they can walk they can jump!
  • Egg Hunt: Shawnee Indian Mission April 20 from 9:30am-Noon at Shawnee Indian Mission Museum, 3403 W 53rd St, Fairway, KS. ring your children and their baskets for a fun morning at the Mission. We will have three separate areas for children to pick up eggs through the Mission grounds. Each age group will have their own specific egg hunt area. Date: Saturday, April 20 Time: 9:30am - 1-3 year olds 10:00am - 4-6 year olds 10:30am - 7-9 year olds Fee: FREE.
  • Easter Egg Plunge: Olathe April 20 from 10-11:15am at Olathe Community Center, 1205 E Kansas City Road, Olathe, KS. Plunge, dive, and swim for thousands of Easter eggs throughout the three community center pools! Registration $10 for Olathe residents, $15 for non-residents
  • Community Easter Egg Scramble: Westwood April 20 from 3-4pm at Dennis  Park ,  50th & Rainbow, Westwood, KS. Grab your baskets and join us in Dennis Park (50th and Rainbow) for Westwood’s annual Easter Egg Scramble! This event will start at 3 pm sharp.
  • Easter Egg Hunt : Church of the Resurrection West April 20 from 3:30-4:45pm at Church of the Resurrection, 24000 W Valley Pkwy, Olathe, KS. It’s an egg hunt event adventure for families and kids of all ages - from toddlers to high schoolers! Come early or stay after for the first Easter Worship Services at 2 and 5pm. The Egg Hunt will take place from 3:30-4:45pm. Festivities include age-level egg hunts (including scavenger hunts for middle and high schoolers), food, petting zoo, photo booths, crafts and games, prizes, and of course the Easter Bunny! Free event for all.
  • Easter Egg Hunt: Grace Church Olathe April 20 from 9-11am at Grace Church, 17077 W. 165th St, Olathe, KS. Grace Church Olathe is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt at Prairie Creek Elementary...and you’re invited! This FREE event will include a donut breakfast, face painting, inflatables, carnival games, a giveaway, and lots of fun!
  • OP Kids Egg Hunt April 20 from 10-11:30am at OP Church: a Church of Christ, 13400 W 119th St, Overland Park, KS. An Easter tradition at OP! Come hunt for eggs, play games, make crafts, and so much more. This is a great event for all kids ages birth-5th grade.
  • Easter Egg Hunt : Monticello United Methodist Church April 20 from 9:30-11am at Monticello United Methodist Church, 23860 W 75th St, Shawnee, KS. Join us in the Sanctuary at 9:30 a.m. for a short introduction, followed by a visit with the Easter Bunny, Craft Time, and the Easter Egg Hunt. No registration is necessary and this event is FREE! Only peanut-free candy is stuffed in the eggs.

Louisburg, KS:

  • 18th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Louisburg Cider Mill April 20 from 11am-3pm at Louisburg Cider Mill, 14730 K68 Hwy, Louisburg, KS. Annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place on our Family Farm, the west end of the property. This event is FREE to attend and participate! Come for the hunt and also have your child's picture taken with the Easter Bunny! The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures following the hunt. 

Lawrence, KS:

  • Easter Egg Roll with Dole April 20 from 10am-Noon at Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Dr, Lawrence, KS. Enjoy a free morning of family fun, including a White House-style egg roll race, egg hunt, games, coloring and more. The event is free and open to the public and will go on rain or shine. All children receive a special gift when departing the event, including candy from the egg hunt. Activities include an egg roll, egg hunt, live bunnies, story time and crafts with the Lawrence Public Library, an Easter-themed photo area and refreshments.
  • Underwater Eggstravaganza: Lawrence April 20 from Noon -1pm at Indoor Aquatics Center, 4706 Overland Dr, Lawrence, KS. The fun starts at noon with springtime crafts for the kids as we fill the pool with plastic eggs. We are pretty sure the Easter Bunny is planning to stop by with goody bags again this year, so he can say hi to all the boys and girls. At 12:30pm SHARP keep your eyes open for the special golden eggs! After the hunt, everyone is welcome to stay and swim for an afternoon of family fun. Pre-registration is required by Wednesday prior to the event to secure crafts; may pay fee the day of to participate in egg hunt and swimming only.
  • Egg Hunt Extravaganza: Lawrence April 20 from 1-3pm at South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS. Children 3 years-old -12 years-old are eligible to participate in free egg hunt. Each participant is allowed to collect a total of five different colored eggs. There will be additional activities for children to participate in before and after the hunt.

Northland:

  • Egg Hunt: Riverside April 20 from 10-11am at EH Young Park, 1001 Argosy Pkwy, Riverside, MO. FREE Easter Egg hunt and pictures with the Easter Bunny! Bring your Easter basket/bag and collect those eggs!
  • Easter Egg Hunt : Chandler Baptist Church April 20 from 10am-Noon at Chandler Baptist Church, 11401 NE State Route 33, Liberty, MO. Kites and bubbles will be provided, or you can bring your own. There will be kite-flying and hamburgers/hot dogs after the egg hunt. 
  • Easter Egg Hunt: Parkville April 20 from 10-11am at Park University Athletics, 6th & East, Parkville, MO. Gather at the Park University athletic fields, near the intersection of Route 9 and 6th Street. There will be games, crafts, storytelling, and--of course--plenty of Easter eggs with good things for the kids! Separate hunts for bigger and littler kids. 

Wyandotte County, KS:

  • Easter Egg Hunt: Bonner Springs April 20 from 9-10am at North Park, 1200 South 134th Street, Bonner Springs, KS. Come out and take photos with the Easter Bunny, play games, and bounce around in the inflatables before the Egg Hunt. There are four age divisions and the start times for each age group are listed below: 4 and Under: 9:35 am. 5 and 6: 9:40 am. 7 and 8: 9:45 am. 9 and 10: 9:50 am.
  • Dog Bone Hunt April 20 from 11am-Noon at K9 & Me Park, 221 Pratt Avenue, Bonner Springs, KS. 3rd annual Easter Dog Bone Hunt will be guaranteed to be a fun time for you and your pup! All participants will get the chance to take a picture with the Easter Bunny and hunt for fun treats in the park! Dogs under 30 lbs.: 11:00 am-11:30 am. Dogs over 30 lbs.: 11:30 am-12:00 pm.

 

Southland:

  • Easter Sunrise Service at the Farm April 21 from 6:30-7:30am at Johnson Farms, 17701 Holmes Rd, Belton, MO.  All are invited to a family friendly Easter celebration at Johnson Farms on Sunday, April 21,  2019  at 6:30 am. Join our community worship service led by Pastor Jim Stewart of Calvary Chapel KC. We always do our best to have a cozy place to watch the sunrise, enjoy fellowship with donuts and warm beverages, and visit friendly farm animals as we focus on the best day ever in history. Dress in layers for cool temps.

Midtown/Downtown / North of River:

  • Easter Eggstravaganza at Worlds of Fun April 21, Worlds of Fun. Who’s that hopping at Worlds of Fun? It’s Snoopy the Easter Beagle and he invites you to spring over to the park for an eggstra-special day of fun for everyone in the family. Our Easter Eggstravaganza on Sunday, April 21 offers AMAZING memories and activities for kids that you’ll find nowhere else - and they’re FREE with admission! Snag a photo op with the Easter Bunny, enjoy family-friendly crafts in Planet Snoopy, and hang out with the PEANUTS gang, dressed in their Easter best and egg-cited to see you. Plus, jump into fun for big kids and adults alike on MAMBA, Patriot, Spinning Dragons and more. Don’t miss this holiday of family and togetherness at Kansas City’s place for family and fun!
  • Easter Egg Hunt at Hyde Park April 21 from 12:30-2:30pm at Hyde Park, 3800 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO. Join us in Hyde Park (38th and Gillham Road) on Easter Sunday for a FREE Spring Frolic and Egg Hunt! The Easter Bunny arrives to pose for pictures at 12:30 p.m., so bring your camera/phone. Enjoy fun-filled activities like pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, inflatables, crafts, planting stations, and MORE, including 3,000 candy-filled eggs hidden for the egg hunt, starting at 1:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Activities continue until 2:30 p.m. Come out, join the hunt, and have some spring-themed fun! 

Wyandotte County, KS:

  • Easter Egg Festival: Wyandotte April 21 from Noon-3pm at Wyandotte Sporting Fields, 1500 N 90th St., Kansas City, KS. FREE Annual Easter Egg Hunt Festival with over 30,000 eggs!

 

If you know of an egg hunt in your community that should be added to our list, please email kristina@kcparent.com!

NOTE: Please remember to verify plans BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT.... Weather may cause cancelations or rescheduling for these events!

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