2017 Dayton Easter Egg Hunts Guide

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We’re excited spring is here and it is already time to think about where the best Dayton easter egg hunts are! Enjoy this great list of places go!

2017 Dayton Easter Egg Hunts Guide:

Easter Egg Hunt

Where: Zion Lutheran Church, 10 N Breiel Blvd, Middletown, 45044
Date: Saturday, April 1, 10:00 am

Join Zion for a fun filled Easter Egg Hunt.  Crafts, games, and snacks will begin at 10:00 a.m. The egg hunt is at 11:00 a.m. We plan on having a special guest hop on over for pictures. If you would like to volunteer to help, please contact the church.

Underwater Easter Egg Hunt in Dayton

Where: Kettering Recreation Center, Gymnasium, 2900 Glengarry Drive, Dayton, 45420
Date: Sunday, April 2, 6:30- 8:30 pm

All egg hunters welcome! Pool will be divided by age and ability. Search for thousands of eggs and turn eggs in for candy and prizes, visit with the Easter Bunny, crafts games and more! Stay and enjoy open swim after hunts are complete. Participants must be able to swim and be accompanied by an adult. Ages 4+. $5 Kettering residents/$7 nonresidents. Preregistration required.

Easter Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza

Where: The Mall at Fairfield Commons (Entrance near Bravo!)
Date: Sunday, April 2, 9:00-11:00 am

Register now for the second annual Easter Egg Hunt at The Mall at Fairfield Commons! The first 200 children to be registered for the event will enjoy an Easter egg hunt around the mall! Plus each child will enjoy a fun Easter themed craft! To register please email Alexis.Stiver@washingtonprime.com with the following information: parent name(s), number of children, ages of the children, and parent phone number.

Night Easter Egg hunt and Campfire

Where: Sackett Wright Park
Date: Friday, April 8, 7:30- 9:00 pm

Join us for a fun and egg-citing night at our 3rd Annual Night Easter Egg Hunt! Grab a partner and “catch” the fun that spring weather brings, by participating in a real egg toss. We will then get down to business locating plastic eggs in the dark of night from that sneaky Bunny! After all of the eggs are collected we will finish the fun off with a campfire and s’mores. Prizes are awarded to winners in each age group and egg toss champions. Space is limited, registration required. Registration required by 4/3.

Easter Bunny Express

Where: LM & M Railroads
Date: April 8 & 9th, 14-15th, and 22nd, see website for departure times

Visit with the Easter Bunny, Participate in one of two egg hunts, with small prizes and candy. Experience 9 -mile round-trip ride through scenic Warren County. Cash-only concessions available to purchase onboard.  Open-air car available after departure weather permitting.

Community Easter Egg Hunt

Where: Ginghamsburg Church, 6759 South County Road 25A, Tipp City, 45371
Date: Saturday, April 8, 9:30-11:30 am

Come and experience the story of Mary, the mother of Jesus, through a live drama. Kids also enjoy crafts, games, petting zoo with chicks, donkeys and bunnies as well as a visit from the Easter bunny and snacks, hot chocolate and much more. Registration for this fifth annual event begins at 9:30am the morning of the event with the first egg hunt beginning at 10am. Each hunt zone is broken down into four different age groups: walking-age 2, age 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12. Each hunt zone also includes prize eggs and golden eggs that are redeemable for large prize items.

Helicopter Egg Drop 2017

Where: The River Church, 5546 Cincinnati Dayton Road, Liberty Township, 45044
Date: Saturday, April 8, 9:00- 11:00 am

Join us for our annual Helicopter Egg Drop on Saturday, April 8 (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, which is why we need your address), cupcake walk, face painting, games, tattoos, and coloring.

Underwater Easter Egg Hunt

Where: Vandalia Recreation Center, 1111 Stonequarry Road, Dayton, 45414
Date: Saturday, April 8, 9:00 am

All Egg hunters welcome!  Search for Eggs and turn them in for candy and prizes.  Aquatics policies still apply for the Egg Hunt. Parents with children ages 3-4 years old must be within arms- reach of their child in the water. Parents with children ages 5-8 are not permitted in the water. Ages 3-4 will be in 1 foot of water. Ages 5-8 will be in 3 foot of water. Pre-registration is required!

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Where: Fairmount Church
Date: Saturday, April 8, 10:30 am

Join us for our annual Easter egg hunt! A huge success in past years, this event is always a crazy and fun-filled time. The hunt begins at 10:30am, and will be followed by lunch and a puppet show. Contact Carol Bussey or Rachel Boden with any questions!

Preschool Egg-tastic Times in Dayton

Where: Kettering Recreation Center, Gymnasium, 2900 Glengarry Drive, Dayton, 45420
strong>Date: Friday, April 14, 10:00- 11:00 am

Hunt, learn and explore everything EGGS! We will decorate, play games and make sure everyone has an EGG-cellent time. Children participate with an adult. Ages 3 – 5. $3 Kettering residents/$5 nonresidents. Preregistration required. Kettering Recreation Complex, 2900 Glengarry Drive, Kettering. 937-296-2587.

Easter Egg and Playtime

Where: Washington Township Recreation Center
Date: Friday, April 14, 10-11:30 am & 12:30- 2:00 pm

The Easter bunny is hopping over to the Washington Township Recreation Center twice this spring.

Both morning and afternoon events begin with a hunt for hidden eggs that can be redeemed for prizes. Little ones also will have the chance to play on our preschool gym equipment, enjoy a snack, and have their photos taken with the Easter Bunny.

Flashlight Egg Hunt/ Family Hunt

Where: Wax Park 3800 Main Street, Moraine, 45439
Date: Friday, April 14, 9:00 pm & Saturday, April 15, 9:00 pm (Family Hunt)

Come to Wax Park and hunt for eggs in the woods. On Friday, it’s the Teen Hunt for ages 12-18 only. And then Saturday the whole family is invited to participate. Find the “prize” eggs and win great prizes like PRC passes. Bring your own flashlight and bag. For more information please call 937-535-1062.


Breakfast with the Bunny at Scene75

Where: Scene75
Date:  Saturday, April 15, 8:00- 10:00 am

he Easter Bunny is stopping by Scene75 for breakfast on Saturday, April 15th and wants you to join! Visit the Dayton location from 8-10am on Saturday, April 15th for a delicious breakfast buffet with the Bunny. During the breakfast the Bunny will be hopping around visiting with guests and taking pictures (remember to bring your camera). There are a limited number of seats available until the event is sold out, so make sure that you register in advance.

Breakfast with the Bunny

Where: Moraine Civic Center, 3050 Kreitzer Road
Date: Saturday, April 15, 9:00 am

Enjoy crafts, breakfast and lots of Easter fun before the Easter Egg Hunt! This is a great event to enjoy breakfast and have one on one time with the Easter Bunny. Parents, don’t forget your cameras for the photo with the Easter Bunny. Only $3!

4th Annual Community Easter Egg Scramble

Where: Beachler Field
Date: Saturday, April 15th, 11:00 ambanner egg hunt17 copy

is sponsoring the 4th annual Community Easter Egg Scramble at B
eachler Field in Miamisburg on. 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!

36th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Where:  Young’s Jersey Dairy, 6880 Springfield Xenia Rd, Yellow Springs, 45387
Date:  Sunday, April 16th, 2:00 pm

As tradition follows, they will hard boil and dye over 7,000 eggs for our Easter Egg Hunt. This event starts promptly at 2 PM for children ages 4 and under. At 2:20 PM we do it again for ages 5 to 7. At 2:40 PM we have the final hunt for ages 8 to 10.  We suggest you arrive 10 to 15 minutes before your age category, so you have time to find the line and get ready to go!  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. After all, what else can we do with all those hardboiled and dyed eggs?




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