2016 Easter Egg Hunt Guide- Dayton, OH Area – Dayton Parent Magazine

Everyone loves a good Easter Egg Hunt and Dayton has plenty to offer.  We have everything from helicopter drops to Easter Bunny photos and everything in between.  Here is a list of just some of the Egg Hunts that we found in the area.  Happy Hunting!

Easter Egg Hunt at The Mall at Fairfield Commons: March 13, Kids are sure to have an ‘egg’cellent time celebrating the arrival of spring and spending time with the much loved Easter Bunny. As part of the free event, children will enjoy an Easter egg hunt, arts and crafts, giveaways and more! Pre-registration is required and space is limited to the first 200 children who are registered. Contact Hannah Mohler at Hannah.Mohler@wpglimcher.com to register. (Please note: participants must enter through Entrance A, next to BRAVO! Cucina Italiana). 2727 Fairfield Commons Blvd. Beavercreek

Ginghamsburg Church Egg Hunt: March 19, Families with children up to age 12 are invited to not just any Easter egg hunt… but the largest Easter egg hunt in Miami County with more than 50,000 filled eggs, Saturday, March 19 at 9:30am on the front lawn of Ginghamsburg Church.  6759 S. County Rd. Tipp City, OH

The River Church Easter Egg Drop: March 19, Join us for our annual Helicopter Egg Drop on Saturday, March 19 (rain or shine). This event is for kids from 2 years old to 5th grade. We have a separate section for 2-5 year olds and another one for 1st-5th graders. We will also have several activities like pictures with Mr. or Mrs. Cottontail (we will mail you the picture), cupcake walk, face painting, tattoos, and coloring. 5546 Cincinnati Dayton Rd. Liberty Township

Russ Nature Reserve: March 19, This is the time of year for Eggs!- bird eggs, Easter eggs, amphibian eggs, oh my! Take a wagon ride through the prairie with stops along the way to collect Easter eggs. At each stop you can explore a different part of nature: view a bird nest, see salamanders and frogs close up, learn what other animals start as eggs and other egg fun. After each child has collected their eggs, families will have a chance to dye eggs. Each child should bring a basket to collect Easter eggs. Children ages 4 to 8. $5 per child. 2380 Kemp Rd. Dayton

Fairmont Presbyterian Church Egg Hunt: March 19, The egg hunt will take place in the green space at the back of the church. Toddlers/Preschoolers will begin their hunt at 10:30 a.m. Elementary Children (K-5) will begin their hunt at 10:40 a.m. Immediately after the egg hunt, we will have a magic show in fellowship hall followed by lunch. Be on the lookout for the Easter Bunny!  3705 Far Hills Ave. Kettering, OH

Whole Foods Market Egg Hunt: March 25, Join us for an Easter Egg Hunt for children 12 and under. We will be hunting for eggs filled with special treats and prizes. Registration is required as we need to know how many eggs to hide! Free face painting and bunny ears for children. Children can get their picture taken with the Easter Bunny for a donation to the Whole Planet Foundation. To register please email: DAYRegistration@wholefoods.com. Face Painter to start at 1pm to accommodate all the kids coming! Actual Easter Egg Hunt is at 2pm. 1050 Miamisburg Centerville Rd. Dayton

Real Life Church’s Helicopter Egg Drop: March 26, 60,000 Eggs Worth Of Fun! There will be candy-filled eggs pre-placed on the field and then more candy filled eggs dropped from the sky by two helicopters. Included in the fun will be blowups, games, clowns, candy galore, firetrucks, police dept, and most important a ton of fun! This is a FREE COMMUNITY event for children AGES 2 -10 YEARS OLD! Springboro H.S. Football Stadium  Registration at 10am Please make the registration table your first stop to pick up your map and child(ren)’s wristbands. The registration area is located by the inflatables area to pick your map and child’s colored arm bands. Pre-Drop ACTIVITIES are from 10:00 – 12:15 pm (Inflatables, Games, Candy, and lots more fun). Please be ready to enter the football stadium at 12:15 pm. Egg Drop is at 1:00 pm. Please park at the Springboro High School parking lot. Parents of children over 4 years old will not be permitted to help their children hunt for eggs. This Egg Drop is for the CHILDREN, thank you for your cooperation.  If you have any questions please email us at rlcspringboro@gmail.com

Mt. Zion’s Easter Egg Hunt: March 26,  Families with children through grade 5 are invited to join us on Saturday, March 26 for this FREE event. The fun begins at 11:00AM and ends at 1:00PM. Age-specific hunts (Infant-Pre-K, K-2nd grade, 3rd-5th grade) will be held from 11:15AM-NOON. There will also be free food, games, a kid’s area, and a bounce house.  428 Shephard Rd. Xenia, OH

East Dayton Baptist Church: March 26th 11am Join us at East Dayton Baptist Church located in Riverside on March 26th at 11:00AM to celebrate our risen Lord. The event will feature a community wide Easter Egg Hunt open to anyone with children ages toddlers-6th grade. There is no charge but please bring your own basket or bag! Please take a moment to register online if you are planning to attend. Contact the church office if you have any questions (937)252-3970. 1380 Spaulding Rd. Dayton

CENTERVILLE EASTER EGG HUNT: March 26, 10:30 a.m. at Stubbs Park Amphitheater, 255 W. Spring Valley Road, Centerville. For toddlers through grade 5. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m. and children are divided into age groups for the egg hunts (age 0-3), (age 4-6), (age 7-8) and (age 9-11) which are run at staggered start times. Every child is guaranteed to receive Easter eggs as our Boo Boo Bunnies help kids having a hard time.  Before the hunt begins, kids hear Jesus’ mommy tell the Resurrection Easter Egg Story and learn why we hunt Easter eggs.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department Easter Egg Hunt: March 26, 11am-12pm The Montgomery County Sherriff’s Office Police Athletic League host the Annual Jefferson Township Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny for kids 11 & under. Arthur O Fisher Park- 5661 Dayton Liberty Rd. Dayton, OH

VANDALIA COMMUNITY EGG HUNT: March 26 at Vandalia Sports Complex, 1111 Stonequary Road, Vandalia, OH 45414, 11 a.m., ages 2-10. Bring your own basket and join us for an egg hunt with the City of Vandalia, Butler Township, Butler High School Softball and Girls Basketball Teams and the First Baptist Church of Vandalia.  FREE.

LifePoint Community Church Easter Egg Scramble: March 26, Beachler Field in Miamisburg on Saturday, March 26th at 11a.m. Free to everyone and open to ages 0-12 years old, we’ll have over 15,000 eggs filled with candy and prizes! Free face painting and lots of prizes from stores and business across our community! Contact the church office at 329-6208 for more information!

ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT AT YOUNG’S DAIRY: March 27 at 6880 Springfield Xenia Road, Yellow Springs,  2-3 p.m. 7,200 Hard-boiled and dyed eggs. The event starts promptly at 2 p.m. for children ages 4 and under, 2:20 p.m. for ages 5 to 7, 2:40 p.m. for ages 8 to 10. Arrive 10-15 minutes before your age group begins. Free admission. Barnabe, our mascot, will be present, so bring your cameras and have your child’s picture taken with him for you to cherish for years to come. The Easter Egg Hunt is held rain (or snow!) or shine.

Note: Be sure to double check all details including dates for these upcoming events.  Check out their individual websites to see if they need pre-registration.  Thank you.

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