Greenville SC Easter Egg Hunts 2013

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I’ve been asking around and it seems that most moms dread public Easter egg hunts due to the chaos (and danger) of hundreds of kids searching for eggs at the same time. If that is you, you will be happy to hear that Greenville has several options of age controlled egg hunts. In fact, Greer’s egg hunt at Century Park will only be allowing a small number of kids on the field at a time.

All of these Greenville egg hunts should be totally free (even the bounce houses!) You do have to pay for concessions though and be sure to bring baskets for your kids. (Note: Although I try hard to provide accurate information, be sure to double check the original sources provided for these hunts especially if the weather is rainy.)

Update: Weather forecast looks a little dreary this weekend, but several of these egg hunts are indoors or will be moved indoors in case of rain!

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Easter Egg Hunts in Greenville, SC

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny and Egg-stravaganza

Where: Haywood Mall
When: Saturday, March 23, 2013; 9 am – 12 pm
Cost: $5 annual fee to become a Kidgit member
Attractions: breakfast with the Easter Bunny at 9 am in the Food Court (this is a great deal because your kids will get a free breakfast and the yearly fee is only $5), egg hunt and more activities will then be in the Belk Court at 10 am. I’ve heard that this event is wonderful and that the egg hunt is run in a kid-friendly way.
Tip: Sign up ahead of time on the Haywood Mall website for the Kidgit Club and avoid long lines on Saturday morning!

The Journey . . . to the Resurrection

Where: Greenville First Assembly, 1105 Haywood Road
When: Sunday, March 31, 2013; 10:05 am
Cost: free
An Easter music and drama presentation for adults and a giant Easter egg hunt and illustrated message for children.

Easter Celebration

Where: Mt. Zion Christian Fellowship, 725 Garlington Road
When: Saturday, March 30; 1 pm
Ages: 2 years old through 5th grade
See Peter Rabbit and his friends as well as enjoy a giant egg hunt
Online flyer


Easter Egg Hunts in Traveler’s Rest, SC

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

Where:  Gateway Park in Traveler’s Rest
When: Friday, March 22, 2013; 6:30 – 9 pm
Cost: free
Ages: up to 5th grade
Attractions: hunting glow-in-the-dark eggs, inflatables, games, and food
Website or contact #: or call 864-834-9635

Easter Egg Hunts in Mauldin, SC

Easter Egg Drop

*Update* The Mauldin Easter Egg Drop is rescheduled for Tuesday, March 26, 6-8 pm (source: Mauldin Patch)

Where: Sunset Park in Mauldin
When: Saturday, March 23, 2013; 1 – 5 pm (egg hunt schedule: 2:30 pm – 3rd – 5th graders; 3:30 pm – 1st & 2nd graders, 4:30 pm – preschool through K5)
Cost: free
Ages: preschool through 5th grade
Attractions: helicopter egg drops, bounce houses, food, and games
Online flyer

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Easter Egg Hunts in Greer, SC



Where: Century Park and Kids’ Planet in Greer
When: Saturday, March 23, 2013; 11 am – 1 pm
Cost: free
Ages: preschool through 5th grade
Attractions: games, crafts, inflatables, egg hunt
Rain date: March 24, 2013; 2-4 pm
Note: Egg hunts will be controlled numbers of age divided kids every 15 minutes on the baseball fields.
See Greer City webpage for more information.

Easter Hunt and Candy Grab

Where: Lake Cunningham Park in Greer (sponsored by Northwood Baptist Church)
When: Saturday, March 23, 2 – 4pm
Cost: free
Ages: no age limit
Attractions: age divided egg hunts, activities, bounce house, and FREE concessions (hot dogs, popcorn machines . . .)

Easter Eggstravaganza

Where: Abner Creek Baptist Church ball fields
When: Saturday, March 23, 2013; 1 pm (egg hunt begins at 2 pm)
Cost: free
Ages: birth through 6th grade (with parents)
Attractions: games, inflatables, and egg hunt
Website: Abner Creek Baptist Church
Event will be moved to gym in event of rain.

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Easter Egg Hunts in Simpsonville, SC

Egg Adventure at The Bridge

Where: The Bridge
When: Saturday, March 23, 2013; 2-4 pm
Ages: birth to 10
Attractions: children will get to visit different Bible characters and collect stamps to win a prize, after completing the prizes the kids will get to make a craft and weather permitting play on an inflatable. The Bridge will then have a short program for the kids emphasizing the real meaning of Easter, followed by an egg hunt.
Website: The Bridge

Life Spring Community Church Easter Egg Hunt

Where: Life Spring Community Church
When: Saturday, March 23, 2013; 11 am
Cost: free
Attractions: egg hunt
I wasn’t able to find out much information on this egg hunt, but if you live close to Life Spring Community Church, it might be worth checking out!

Easter Egg Hunts in Easley, SC

Easter Egg Drop

Where: Rock Springs Baptist Church Recreation Complex
When: Saturday, March 23, 10 am – 1 pm (registration is at 10 am)
Cost: free
Ages: 3 – 5th grade
Attractions, egg hunt, face painting, inflatables, sidewalk art. It will be outdoors so bring a lawn chair or blanket!
For more details call: 864-859-9854

Easter Egg Hunt and Pizza Lunch

Where: Hunt’s Memorial Baptist Church (501 Alex Drive) – Note: This egg hunt is actually in the Dacusville/Berea area even though the church has an Easley, SC address.
When: Saturday, March 30, 11 am
Cost: free
Ages: babies through 5th grade
Attractions: egg hunt, storytelling, and a PIZZA party after the egg hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

Where: J.B. Red Owens Park on Pope Field Road (sponsored by Easley First United Methodist Church)
When: 2 pm
Ages: babies through 5th grade

Want to drive a little farther for a bigger event?

Check out the Tyger River Park Easter Egg Scramble in Duncan on March 30th. (Note: You do have to pay for this event.)

And, the Biltmore Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Asheville on March 31th. (The hunt is free, but you still have to pay admission for adults and children over age 9.)

So, maybe local and free is better. Though an Easter Egg Hunt at the Biltmore does sound pretty classy!

Are you looking for more activities for kids in the Greenville SC area? Check out our list of activities for kids.

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