Easter is just around the corner, and there is so much to do in and around the Corpus Christi area! So we compiled a list of nearby Easter Egg Hunts and other fun activities to help your family have a great time leading up to the big day on April 16th! There are lots of FREE or almost free Easter events that you won’t want to miss!
We hope this Ultimate Guide to Easter Egg Hunts and Activities will help you plan some exciting things to do with your family! So get your Easter baskets ready!
Saturday, April 1 thru Saturday, April 15
Stop by and say hello to the Easter Bunny at La Palmera Mall. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos in Center Court during regular mall hours.
Sunday, April 2
From 9 am until 11 am, this event is designed for families and children with special needs. La Palmera Mall will open early and provide a sensory-friendly environment for children with developmental or physical challenges. Meet the Easter Bunny and take photos with him! Go to bunny-cares.com for more information. Cost: Free
Tuesday, April 4
From 10 am until 12 pm you can enjoy a special breakfast with the Easter Bunny at La Palmera Mall’s monthly Tide Turners Kids Club event. Come in your pajamas for breakfast with the Easter Bunny in Center Court! Activities include arts and crafts, face painting, a petting zoo and more! Breakfast will be provided for Tide Turners Members only and while supplies last. Kids ages 5 and under welcome!
Participate in this FREE event at 4:30pm and enjoy an Easter craft, refreshments, pictures with the Easter Bunny, and an egg hunt!
Saturday, April 8
The Port Aransas community is hosting a FREE Easter Egg Hunt at Roberts Point Park Soccer Fields. Enjoy games, cookies, punch, and family fun!
This Easter Egg Hunt is designed especially for blind or visually impaired children and their immediate family members. From 1 pm until 4 pm children will hunt for brightly colored, large, beeping eggs on the football field at Buc Stadium. Other fun activities include moonwalks, pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, and more. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Come out to the Kleberg County Courthouse grounds from 2 pm until 4 pm for food, activities, a moon jump, and prizes! The Eggstravaganza will also feature an Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 0-11 years old. The third annual Easter Eggstravaganza is free and open to the public.
Stop by Hopkins Library at 2:30pm for a very special Easter party with crafts, photos with the Easter Bunny, and an egg hunt. Come dressed for Easter!
Sunday, April 9
Hop on over to The Gulf Coast Humane Society for a family friendly Easter Egg Hunt from 1 pm until 3 pm! There will be two hunt times: 1-1:50 pm and 2:10-3 pm. The dog park will be sectioned off into two different age groups for the egg hunt. Cost: $3 per child or $5 for two children! All proceeds benefit the animals of Gulf Coast Humane Society!
Come to Toys R Us on Airline from 1pm until 3pm for an Easter Egg Hunt, parade with Geoffrey, prizes, and more!
Grace United Methodist Church is hosting an Easter egg hunt filled with lots of fun! Join them for food, prizes, crafts, and the hunt! Bring your own basket. Children up to 5th Grade can participate in the egg hunt.
Tuesday, April 11-Wednesday April 12
From 5pm until 8pm you can bring your furry loved ones to La Palmera’s Pet Nights and have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. A portion of the proceeds will benefit various pet charities in the Coastal Bend. Organizations will be on-site for all events and with adoptable pets on April 11th.
Wednesday, April 12
From 5:30pm until 7:30 pm families can enjoy the 8th Annual Hoggie Hunt at Javelina Stadium. The TAMU-K Javelinas Athletic Department will have Easter Bunny photos, giveaways, an Easter Egg Hunt, and more!
Friday, April 14
La Costa Dental on Kostoryz will free food, drinks, photos with the Easter Bunny, games, and an Easter egg hunt. Bring your own baskets.
Saturday, April 15
Head on out to the Corpus Christi Watergardens for a huge Easter Egg Hunt at 8:30 am. Children newborn-10 years old are welcome to participate.
Hop on in to Chick-Fil-A (Staples and McArdle location) for breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Enjoy fun activities for the whole family from 8:30 am to 10:30 am!
This FREE event is open to all with base access! From 9am until 1pm, activities will include: inflatables, face painting, pony rides, a petting zoo, a caricature artist, an Easter Egg Hunt, arts & crafts, and pictures with the Easter Bunny. Free Food and Drinks will be served. Bring your own basket for the Egg Hunt. The event will be held at the park across from the Youth Activities Center on Base.
This is a FREE event will be held from 10am until 1-m at Cornerstone Church and is available for grades Kinder – 5th grade! Enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt, inflatable games, candy bags, giveaways, and more!
Come on out to Fellowship of Oso Creek’s Annual Easter Festival from 10 am until 2 pm! There will be lots to do including an egg hunt, games, a petting zoo, inflatables, a hay ride, a cake walk, hot dogs, sno cones, and more! Everything is FREE with the “Admission fee” of a non-perishable food item for the Crossbridge Food Pantry.
Join in on the fun at South Shore Christian Church from 10am until 5pm for family fun, an Easter Egg Hunt, crafts, food truck, pet adoption, and bake sale. You can even get your photo taken with the Easter Bunny!
Celebrate an Eggstravaganza from 10 am until 5 pm-at the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History! Spring in to science with exciting Eggsperiments, cool crafts, and science shows. Hop from station to station to collect eggs and prizes!
Enjoy Easter at the Corpus Christi Natatorium form 11 am until 2 pm. An egg hunt will start at 12:30 pm. Children ages 10 and under can participate in an egg hunt, get photos with the Easter Bunny, and enjoy face painting, games, and door prizes, too! Afterwards, the pool will be open to all ages! Cost: $4 for all ages.
Don’t miss out on our Easter Egg Hunt from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m! Kids up to 12 are welcome to participate!
La Costal Dental (Leopard Location) will host an Easter party with a live DJ, games, food, and photos with the Easter Bunny! All proceeds benefit the Salvation Army.
Come to Heritage Park for 15,000+ eggs, live music, food, giveaways, and more! Special performance by Extravagant Worship and Battalion Worship.
At 6pm Fulton Mansion is the place to hop on over to for an Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 10 and under. There will be three hunt zones divided by age on the mansion lawn. The Easter Egg Hunt is FREE of charge, courtesy of the Friends of Fulton Mansion.
Sunday, April 16
It’s the 75th ANNIVERSARY of the Easter Sunrise Passion Play at Cole Park. Bring your blankets or your chairs so you can be comfortable. People can come as early as 5:45 am to get their spots. The program starts at 7am and lasts until 10am. Local volunteers have performed this beautiful re-enactment of Jesus Christ’s life, death, and resurrection.
After Easter morning worship, Travis Baptist Church will have a special music presentation and message from the Word of God followed by an egg hunt for the kids at 12:15pm!