21 Family Events for Easter Weekend in Central Arkansas
It's time to get hoppin' around town.
"Disney on Ice: Dare to Dream" at Verizon Arena: This ice skating extravaganza celebrates some of Disney's favorite heroines, encouraging children to have courage in all sorts of situations. Some the characters in the production include Moana, Belle, Anna and Elsa, Rapunzel and Cinderella. Showtimes are Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets start at $16. Click here for more info.
Easter Family Fun at Bass Pro Shops: Families are invited to celebrate Easter at Bass Pro Shops by enjoying free photos with the Easter Bunny, crafts for the kids and an old-fashioned Easter egg hunt. Photos take place Friday 2-8 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday noon-5 p.m. Crafts take place Saturday noon-5 p.m. and Sundays noon-4 p.m. The egg hunt kicks off at 2 p.m. on Saturday and registration starts at 1:30 p.m. Call 501-954-4500 or visit the website for more information. FREE!
Maumelle Easter Egg Hunt at Rolling Oaks Soccer Complex: A free Easter egg hunt for ages 10 and under. The fun starts at 9 a.m. sharp; don't be late or the eggs will be gone! Have a chance to win prizes, take pictures with the Easter Bunny and more. In case of rain, the event will take place in the Jess Odom Community Center. For more info call 501-851-6990 or click here. FREE!
Brunch with the Bunny at the Little Rock Zoo: Enjoy a buffet of delicious brunch treats, including a ham carving station and omelet station from 9-11 a.m. And of course the Easter Bunny will be there to take photos with all of the guests! Make sure to get your tickets in advance right here.
Underwater Easter Egg Hunt at Benton River Center: Join the lifeguards at the River Center for a twist on your usual Easter egg hunt. Take pictures with the Easter Bunny while waiting for your age group! Bring your own basket to collect eggs; mesh bags work great in the water. The fun starts at 10 a.m. and registration is $5. Visit the website for more details.
Easter Egg Hunt at Burns Park Youth Baseball Complex: At the North Little Rock annual Easter egg hunt, kids will hunt for thousands of eggs in groups according to age beginning at 10 a.m. Drawings will be held throughout the morning for door prizes. There will be coloring areas, bounce houses, opportunities to take photos with the Easter Bunny and more! Call 501-906-63003 or visit the website for more information. FREE!
Sherwood Easter Egg Drop Eggstravaganza at Sylvan Hills High School: A helicopter will drop 21,000 eggs over the Silvan Hills football field! With a designated VIP section for anyone with special needs, parents won't have to stress about it being a heavily populated event. The fun goes from 10 a.m.-noon. Click here for more info. FREE!
Autism Festival and Walk at War Memorial Stadium: Sign up as a team or individual and help the Arkansas Autism Foundation raise funds to support their mission of "Building bridges to independence for Arkansans with autism." The fun includes an Easter egg hunt, entertainment, refreshments, fun activities, bounce houses and an informational autism resource fair. The event goes from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and more information is available on the website. FREE!
St. James United Methodist Church Easter Eggstravaganza: A free Easter egg hunt with a chance to win prizes and visit with the Easter bunny! There will be free hot dogs, chips and drinks and a family photo booth. Goes from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For info call 501-217-6700 or visit the Facebook page. FREE!
Easter Egg Hunt at Allsopp Park: Join Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church for family fun and an egg hunt for children in fifth grade and under. 10:30 a.m. is the Kindersongs Concert and the hunt starts at 11 a.m. For info, click here or call 501-664-3600. FREE!
Easter Bunny Social at Outlets of Little Rock Food Pavilion: From 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., kids can met the Easter Bunny and Alice in Wonderland at this free event! Snap photos on your own phone or camera and then kids can have their faces painted as well. Click here for details. FREE!
Community Easter Festival at New Hope Baptist Church North Little Rock: From 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. enjoy fun games, food, face painting, bouncy houses and several Easter egg hunts separated by age groups. Click here for more details. FREE!
Easter Bunny Photos at The Promenade: Visit with the hoppiest rabbit in town – The Promenade Easter Bunny! Meet at the fireplace next to Bravo Italian from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and remember to bring a camera for free photos with the bunny. Maggie Moo’s Ice Cream & Treatery will be giving the first 100 kids a free gift. Pets are also welcome! Call 501-821-5552 for more information. FREE!
Spring Fling at BoBrook Farms: Spring has arrived at BoBrook Farms and it's time to celebrate! From 11 a.m.-2 p.m. enjoy live music, take photos with the Easter Bunny, take hay rides, visit the concession stand and visit with farm animals. And, most important of all, hunt for eggs! Egg hunt times are 11:30 a.m. for ages 3 and under, noon for ages 4-6 and 12:30 p.m. for ages 7-10. Click here for more info and to purchase tickets ($5 per person).
First United Methodist Church Easter Festival at the Terry House: A free Easter egg hunt with plenty of fun including bounce houses, face painting, a photo booth, door prizes and more! The fun goes from noon-2 p.m. The event is free, but RSVP so that there is sure to be enough food to go around. Call 501-372-2256 or click here for more information. FREE!
Egg Bash Obstacle Dash at Christ Little Rock: Kids will run in a 22-obstacle fun run collecting Easter eggs along the way. At the end of the course kids will receive a medal and turn their eggs in for big candy! After the obstacle run, take photos with the Easter bunny, enjoy lunch from food trucks, play in bounce houses and more! Races for each age group will run once every hour from 1-4 p.m. Click here for more information. FREE!
Egg Hunt at Kiddie Academy of Little Rock: Kiddie Academy of Little Rock is hosting its first-ever Egg Hunt from 2-4 p.m. There will be music, food, balloons and of course an amazing egg hunt! RSVP on the Facebook page for a spot. FREE!
Easter Egg Hunt at New Life Church: Join New Life Church for family fun and an egg hunt! The fun starts at 2 p.m. at the greater Little Rock campus and at 5:30 p.m. at the downtown Little Rock campus. Click here for details. FREE!
Annual Community Easter Sunrise Service at First Security Amphitheater: Celebrate Easter in downtown Little Rock as thousands gather on the banks of the Arkansas River with music, scripture and fellowship. This is a non-denominational service for all ages. The dress is casual and attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Leashed dogs are welcome and the service begins at 7 a.m. Visit the website for more details. FREE!
Easter Buffet on the Mezzanine at the Capital Hotel: The buffet will feature five stations including a breakfast and kids buffet. Entertainment includes the Easter Bunny as well as balloon art! The meal is $60 for adults, $28 for kids ages 6-11 and free for kids 5 and under. Call 501-370-7068 to make a reservation.
Egg-streme Egg-stravaganza Community Easter Egg Hunt at Brodie Creek Park: Mom and dad can get in on the fun at this event, with an egg hunt specifically for parents at 3:15 p.m. Enjoy free food on a first-come, first-served basis. General admission is free for kids and for any adults who do not participate in the Adult Easter Egg Hunt. The Adult Easter Egg Hunt is $12 which includes entrance into the Egg-streme Hunt for a chance to win candy, cash, and other prizes. The fun starts at 2 p.m. Click here for details.