Easter is upon us, and Houston has all kinds of events!
Easter egg hunt
Easter is a holy and vibrant celebration of renewal for those who observe it. For those who don’t, but still look forward to the holiday, Easter means brunches and Easter egg hunts for kids, usually starring a certain bunny.
This year has plenty of fun for kids looking for eggs — and adults looking for Easter kegs (read on) or getting their Easter yoga on. Here are your best bets for Easter weekend, from Kemah to Simonton to downtown.
Blessington Farms in Simonton will host a “Easter EGG-stravaganza” for two days. Pick your own strawberries and have a good time in Farm Funland, which has hayrides, barrel trains, giant slides, animal encounters, and much more. There will also be an Easter egg hunt where kids can look for eggs filled with candy and treats. 10:00 a.m.
The Woodlands Children’s Museum will host a two-day “EggTivites” event for children. Children will enjoy egg dying, making a bunny mask, and decorating egg carton baskets or a bunny box to transport eggs. There will also be photos with the Easter Bunny. 10:00 a.m.
Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah will host a three-day Easter Weekend complete with an egg hunt, an Easter egg/cookie-decorating workshop, performers, and the Easter Bunny. On Sunday morning, there will be a special sunrise service at 7:30 am. Noon.
The Downtown Aquarium Houston will be open for kids and toddlers to enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet before taking a picture with the Easter Bunny. There will be a buffet, an Easter Bunny meet-and-greet, and crafts on Easter Sunday. Reservations are necessary. 9:00 a.m.
A massive egg hunt and a relaxing family picnic will be held at Richmond’s George Ranch Historical Park. Bring a blanket and your own lunch to enjoy a picnic under a 150-year-old oak tree, or stake your claim at a picnic table near the Line Camp or Ranch House. There will be plenty of eggs and historical fun to be had. 9:00 a.m.
The Lone Star Flight Museum will welcome little aviators to join their age group and hunt for Easter eggs around the aircraft. There will be golden eggs containing special prizes such as museum memberships or a gift from the gift shop. 9:00 a.m.
7 Acre Wood is looking for people who want to spend an egg-cellent Saturday with some barnyard buddies. Go on an egg hunt, play in a Western town, zip down a zip line, putt your way through mini-golf, take pictures with the Easter Bunny, and more. 10:00 a.m.
The Children’s Museum Houston will host a meet-and-greet with the famous Easter Bunny (or whoever will be in that suit). Both children and adults can make colorful bunny ears to wear at the Junktion table. 10:00 a.m.
P-G Farms in Montgomery will host two days of outdoor Easter festivities, including an egg hunt and a meet-and-greet with the Easter Bunny himself. The farm also has vintage amusement rides, farm fun attractions, duck races, games, and other activities. 10:00 a.m.
The Easter Festival x Artisan Market will be held at SpindleTap Brewery. This free event will feature 40+ local artisan vendors, delicious craft beer, free Easter Bunny photos, a giant Easter egg hunt, live music, and food trucks.
Buckle Bunny Bar Hop will be the first for Eureka Heights Brew Co. Head there the day before Easter for an adult Easter egg hunt, which will consist of exchanging eggs for kegs and finding as many EH brews as possible at various bars along the 19th and 20th streets. 1:45 p.m.
Two Easter egg hunts will take place around the food trucks at the Food Court Food Truck Park. Face painting, a bounce house, photo opportunities with the Easter bunny, food, drinks, a DJ, and shopping from a variety of food trucks and vendors are all available. 1:45 p.m.
ROSE Therapeutic Farm & Goat Yoga in Brookshire will host a two-day Easter egg hunt with special guests. Meet goats, chickens, pigs, rabbits, mini horses, and Daryl the Cow, then feed and groom them while learning about their individual characteristics. It is 1:30 p.m.
The Easter Keg Scavenger Hunt is back for the seventh year at Flying Saucer Draught Emporium. Teams with the highest scores win prizes from local businesses in this family-friendly tradition. All scavenger hunt locations are within 1.5 miles, and the majority are within four blocks of the Flying Saucer. 1:45 p.m.