Easter has always been the perfect time for family adventures, and San Diego’s sunny weather gives you countless opportunities for fun in the sun! Check out a few of Ascent Real Estate’s favorite picks!
(1). The Bunny Train is back! An annual tradition, the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum is hosting their bunny train event on select dates April 8-15. Kids will be treated to a train ride, a visit from the Easter Bunny himself, and an Easter egg hunt for kids of all ages! For more info, visit https://www.psrm.org/bunny-train/
(2). Free Easter Egg Hunt in Linda Vista. Kids of all ages can enjoy the fun of an Easter egg hunt and have their photo taken with the Easter Bunny. Participants will be grouped by age. The event takes place on April 8, from 10-11:30 am. Please bring a basket for each participant. Linda Vista Recreation Center, 7064 Levant St. 858-573-1392.
(3). Free Easter Surprises at Standley Park & Recreation Center. This fun family event includes an egg hunt, face painting, egg coloring, crafts and more. April 8, 10 am-noon. For ages 10 & under. 3585 Governor Dr., San Diego. 858-552-1652.
(4). The Easter Bunny pays a special visit to the San Diego Zoo. Have your family’s photo taken with the Easter Bunny. April 8, 9, 15 & 16, from 11 am-4 pm. Free with admission. Balboa Park. www.sandiegozoo.org
(5). “Eggstravaganza” at Birch Aquarium at Scripps. Welcome spring and the changes it brings during this annual event where you can make a shark-themed egg, view a collection of animal eggs, join an “underwater egg hunt” and more. April 14-16, 11 am-3 pm. Free with admission. 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla. www.aquarium.ucsd.edu
(6). Pancake Breakfast & Egg Hunt in Fallbrook. A visit from the Easter Bunny, egg hunts sorted by age groups, games and contests make this the perfect event for San Diego families. The event takes place on April 15. Breakfast will start at 8 am and egg hunts will begin at 10 am. Breakfast will be$4-$5. The egg hunt is free. Fallbrook Community Center, 341 Heald Lane. www.sdparks.org/content/sdparks/en/participate/ProgramGuides.html
(7). La Jolla Egg Hunt. This annual family event will feature crafts, goodie bags, a photo op with Peter Rabbit and more. April 15, from 10 am-noon. Egg hunt is free, and it will be $5 for other activities. For ages 2-12. La Jolla Recreation Center, 615 Prospect St. Please call 858-552-1658 for more information.
(8). Spring Party with Bunny. Kiddos can decorate their own bunny ears, visit real bunnies in a petting zoo, make crafts, plant a flower to take home, have their photos taken with a gentle bunny and join a parade. The fun takes place on April 15, from 10 am-1 pm. Event day passes: $15 per child. Space is limited and is on a first come, first served basis. San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas. Details at www.sdbgarden.org
(9). Belmont Park’s Easter Bash. On April 16, join the annual egg hunt on the beach (9 am-12:30 pm; register online) as well as an exciting hunt within the park at 1 pm. Up for grabs are 12,000 eggs filled with candy, toys and Belmont park goodies. Don’t miss a special brunch buffet at WaveHouse from 9 am-12:30 pm, and don’t forget to meet the Easter Bunny from 2-4 pm in the food court area. Egg hunt in the park is free, and it is $5 for beach egg hunt. 3146 Mission Blvd., San Diego. www.belmontpark.com
(10). Free Hunt for Eggs in Oceanside. Four egg hunts with prizes, a magic show, vendors and more. The fun takes place April 15, from 10 am-1 pm. Mance Buchanon Park, 425 College Blvd. For more information call 760-435-5041 or visit www.ci.oceanside.ca.us