Spring and Easter Events

Spring and Easter signal new life and hope. Here’s fun for the whole family all around the Bay Area — from bunnies to bonnets

Bonnets and Bunnies Easter Parade. MARCH 30. This annual Easter Parade tradition features marching bands, dancers, animals, community groups, local organizations and more. It follows the annual Campbell Eggstravaganza, held at the Campbell Community Center12pm. FREE.

Downtown Campbell, E. Campbell Avenue and N. First Street, Campbell


Easter at Gilroy Gardens. MARCH 31. Thousands of eggs will be hidden in the massive picnic grove for the annual egg hunt. You can also enjoy the larger-than-life flowers of “Fantastical Flowers,” live entertainment and fun family activities throughout the park. Included with admission of $59.

Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park, 3050 Hecker Pass Highway, Gilroy



Easter Bunny Arrives by Helicopter. MARCH 30. Get an Easter egg straight from the Bunny and enjoy face painting, a bounce house and slide, and a model train display. 10am. FREE with admission of $21 adult, $14 ages 5-17, 4 and under FREE.

Hiller Aviation Museum, 601 Skyway Road, San Carlos


 Eggstraordinary Easter Egg Hunt. MARCH 30-31. Hop aboard the Redwood Forest Steam Train to Bear Mountain for an egg hunt and Easter activities including an Easter bonnet parade and competition, live music, crafts and more. 12:15 and 1:45pm. $44.95 ages 13 and up, $29.95 ages 2-12, under 2 FREE.

Roaring Camp Railroad, 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton



Gamble Garden Easter Egg Hunt. MARCH 24. There will be Fabergé eggs, a petting zoo, treats, a toddler area, arts and crafts, and a one-hour egg hunt starting at 9:30am, 11:00am and 12:30pm. 9:30am. $50 adults, $55 ages 2-17. Register online.

Gamble Gardens, 1431 Waverly St., Palo Alto


Hayward Egg Hunt and Bonnet Parade. MARCH 30. 9am. Start with an egg hunt with four age categories, and then kids 6 and under, in homemade hats, can follow the Bunny in a judged bonnet parade. FREE.

Kennedy Park, 19501 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward


Sausalito Easter Egg Hunt and Parade. MARCH 30. Join an Easter parade, egg hunt and bonnet contest and enjoy live children’s music. There’s also an adult egg hunt at 11:30am with more than $3,000 in prizes ($25 to enter). 10am. FREE.

Caledonia Street and Dunphy Park, Bridgeway and Napa streets, Sausalito



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