Spring is upon us which means events are hopping up over the Dayton area! Check out our roundup of area Dayton Easter events and keep in mind some changes may take place due to the latest COVID-19 protocols.
Photos with the Bunny – Dayton Mall
March 18 – April 16
Miami Township, OH
Photo Prices Vary
- Visits will occur throughout the day.
- Reservations are recommended (here)
Photos with the Bunny – The Mall at Fairfield Commons
March 18 – April 16
Hop on over to The Mall at Fairfield Commons to take an egg-stremely cute pic with Bunny! Advance reservations are strongly encouraged. Visiting with Bunny is completely free. Photo packages are available for purchase and reservations are recommended (here)
DMC Mom Tip: Don’t forget about your pets! Bring your furry friend to see the Bunny on March 28 from 5-7 p.m. Learn more here.
Photos with the Bunny – The Greene
The Easter Bunny is at The Greene! You can find the Easter Bunny near J.Jill and Soma.
- Monday – Thursday: 1 p.m. – 8 p.m. (closed from 4:30-5 p.m.)
- Friday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. (closed from 3-4 p.m.)
- Sunday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. (closed from 3-3:30 p.m.)
Children of all ages are welcome to take part in the hunt. Find a golden egg and win a special prize. The Easter Bunny will be there, face painting will be available, and more!
Vandalia Rec Center
Hop on out to this early Easter program! Your child will decorate their own Easter crafts and will participate in a mini Easter Egg Hunt outside the Vandalia Recreation Center!
DMC Mom Tip: Register early! Registration closed on March 30 (walk-ins will not be accepted).
Caesar’s Creek Pioneer Village
The Village will be divided into sections for different age groups and everyone will start hunting in their designated area at the same time. The event is in partnership with the Caesar Creek Nature Center and they will have activities to entertain the kids in the time between meeting and actually hunting.
Meadowbrook at Clayton
Bring your own baskets for Clayton’s annual Easter Egg Hunt. Age groups are 0-3, 4-6 & 7-9. Clayton’s Easter Bunny will be at the event to cheer on the participants as they look for eggs at Meadowbrook at Clayton. This event is rain or shine and starts right at 9:30 (it will go fast, so make sure you’re there on time!)
Miamisburg Christian Church
Family hunt for children infant – 5th Grade. Be sure to wear your weather-appropriate gear as you search MCC grounds for loads of candy-filled eggs. There will also be games, animals, and a special appearance from the Easter Bunny and Little Peep! (Event is weather pending.)
April 9, 10, 15, 16, 17
- April 9 — 10:00 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m.
- April 10 — 10:00 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m.
- April 15 — 10:00 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
- April 16 — 10:00 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m.
- April 17 — 12:15 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m.
Coach Seating: Adults: $30, Seniors (62+) and Children (2-16): $25, Infants (1-younger & lap rider): $5
Deluxe Seating: Adults: $35, Seniors (62+) and Children (2-16): $30, Infants (1-younger & lap rider): $5
Hop aboard the LM&M Railroad’s Easter Bunny Express! Enjoy a train ride, while being entertained by balloon artists, then participate in an Easter egg hunt. The Easter Bunny will be hopping throughout the train for photo opportunities. Reservations are required.
DMC Mom Tip: Block out an hour and 45 minutes for the train ride.
The Bunny will be making an appearance throughout while you enjoy a hot breakfast. Tickets are required for this event.
This is a FREE community event. There will be different age group areas at the event so all kids will not be in the same area at once. Please bring your own basket.
West Carrollton, OH
Kids can create their very own giant bunny cookie! Each guest will receive a giant bunny sugar cookie with an assortment of icing and fun demonstrations on how to create their own masterpiece. The class is $30 and will last approximately 45 minutes.
Yellow Springs, OH
- 2:00 p.m. – Ages 4 and under
- 2:20 p.m. – Ages 5 to 7
- 2:40 p.m. – Ages 8 to 10
A Young’s Dairy tradition, there will be more than 7,000 hard boiled and dyed eggs for the Easter Egg Hunt. There is no charge for this fun event. Event is held rain or shine!
DMC Mom Tip: Arrive 10 to 15 minutes before your age category, so you have time to find the line and get ready to go!
Know of any other Dayton Easter events going on in and around Dayton? Email us at [email protected] and we will add it the list for other moms in the Dayton area! Don’t forget to tag us in your photos with #MomsAroundDayton!