VIDEO: 12 Ways to Celebrate Easter Around Dallas

Easter Bunny and eggs | Image by Rebekka D/Pixabay

Easter is almost here, and that means the hunt is on not only for colorful eggs but also for fun ways to enjoy the festivities. We’ve put together a list of holiday celebrations happening all around Dallas to make your Easter extra memorable this year.


The City of Irving has you covered for the ultimate Citywide Egg Hunt, with a morning full of candy-filled eggs, arts and crafts, entertainment, and a free photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny.

When: Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: Recreation centers at Cimarron Park, Georgia Farrow, Lee Park, Mustang Park, Northwest Park, and Senter Park
Cost: Free

The Ginger Man is turning your Easter celebration into a pet-centric day with their Hoppy Easter Bunny Bash. Bring along your furry friend and take part in family Easter Bunny photos, interactive painting with your pet, and free animal adoptions.

When: Sunday, March 24, 3 – 6 p.m.
Where: The Ginger Man, 5228 N O’Connor Blvd., Ste. 126
Cost: Free

If you’re looking to elevate your Easter with a formal and lavish celebration, look no further than The Rayleigh Underground’s Jazzy Easter Brunch. Guests can expect live jazz entertainment on stage surrounded by 36-foot screens with a brunch and dessert menu created especially for the occasion.

When: Sunday, March 31, 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: The Rayleigh Underground, 316 W Las Colinas Blvd.
Cost: Ticket prices vary depending on age, and can be purchased here.


The Salvation Army is hosting an Easter Egg-stravaganza for the whole family. Enjoy hunting for eggs, eating savory treats, and participating in other festive activities.

When: Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: The Salvation Army, 3528 14th St.
Cost: Free

Calling all competitive kiddos to Tees Fitness’ Easter Egg Obstacle Race. Kids ages 2-10 can enjoy this fitness-packed event running through a guided obstacle course while collecting as many eggs as they can.

When: Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: Evans Park, 1712 Silverwood Ln.
Cost: $5

Think you’re good at Easter egg hunts? Try doing it underwater. Plano Aquatic Center is hosting an Aquatic Egg Dive. A certain special bunny and Goldie A. Duck will be placing eggs in the water for kids to collect.

When: Saturday, April 8, 12 – 12:45 p.m.
Where: Plano Aquatic Center, 2301 Westside Dr.
Cost: $6; pre-registration is required – hurry, spaces are filling up!

Fort Worth

You’ll need a babysitter for this after-dark adult egg hunt. Enjoy a night of old-fashioned fun and classic competition, with tickets including one glass of wine or beer and each egg containing a special prize. Guests are encouraged to bring a flashlight and good running shoes!

When: Friday, March 22, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Where: Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Ln.
Cost: $30 per person; pre-registration is required

You’re never too old for an Easter egg hunt. The Keller Pointe is hosting a glow-in-the-dark egg hunt for your tween and teens ages 11 – 17. Participants will enjoy music, drinks, and prizes at this black-light neon-infused eggstravaganza.

When: Thursday, March 28, 8 – 10 p.m.
Where: The Keller Pointe, 405 Rufe Snow Dr.
Cost: $25 per person; pre-registration is required

Sit back and relax on the Easter Bunny Train at Grapevine Vintage Railroad. The Easter Bunny will be in attendance, handing out special eggs, bags of candy, and family photo ops on the platform.

When: Sunday, March 31, 11:30 a.m. – 3:50 p.m., trains depart at 12:50 and 2:50 p.m. – boarding begins 20 minutes before those times
Where: Grapevine Vintage Railroad, 705 S. Main St.
Cost: $20 per person; tickets can be purchased here


Get in touch with your artistic side this Easter at Painting with a Twist’s Family Day Painting. Both kids and adults are invited to follow along in a guided painting class, creating a special Easter-themed masterpiece.

When: Friday, March 22, 5 – 6:30 p.m.
Where: Painting With a Twist, 330 N 6th St, #F
Cost: $35 a person; tickets can be purchased here

In addition to several Easter egg hunts in Heritage Park, the City of Sachse is presenting the new EGG-cessible Egg Hunt at the Michael J. Felix Community Center, where children of all ages with special needs are invited to partake in this Easter egg hunt. The event will feature inclusive ways to find Easter eggs, ensuring that everyone gets to partake in the festive fun!

When: Saturday, March 23, 2 p.m.
Where: Michael J. Felix Community Center, 3815-E Sachse Rd.
Cost: Free

If there’s one thing kids love more than Easter egg hunts, it’s a bounce house. The City of Garland is hosting a Trunk-N-Hunt featuring games, bounce houses, and an Easter Bunny selfie station to celebrate the holiday.

When: Wednesday, March 27, 6 – 7 p.m.
Where: Carter Softball Complex at Audubon Park, 550 W. Oates Rd.
Cost: Free

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