2011 Easter Events in Sacramento

If you want to take the family out for a day of celebrations on Easter weekend, don’t miss out on the fun at some of Sacramento’s city parks and attractions. Several parks around the city are hosting Easter egg hunts, free craft activities and even puppet shows! Celebrate Easter 2011 — without breaking the budget — by attending any of these Easter events in Sacramento:

Funderland’s 2011 Easter Bash
Funderland’s Easter Bash will be held on April 16 and 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (weather permitting). This annual event includes the popular Easter Egg Hunt throughout the park, and these are designed for kids ages 12 and under. Everyone in the family can get a picture with the Easter Bunny, participate in Easter craft activities and enter a coloring contest for prizes. Tickets are $1.95 per person on weekends and you can purchase an unlimited ride wristband to enjoy all of the attractions and rides on site.

Funderland Amusement Park
1650 17th Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 456-0115
www.funderlandpark.com

The Great Land Park Egg Hunt & Hat Parade
Face painting, Easter-themed games and a visit with the Easter Bunny are just a few highlights of the City of Sacramento Spring Egg Hunt event. The event is free and takes place at Land Park on April 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring an Easter basket so that they can pick up and store their eggs from the hunt easily.

Land Park
4000 Land Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 808-7004

Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt
Enjoy a hearty pancake breakfast with the family and support a local organization on Easter weekend. The Kiwanis Club will host its annual Easter Pancake Breakfast and Egg Hunt at McKinley Park. The event includes games and activities for younger children, and the Easter Egg Hunt is free. The pancake breakfast is just $5 for adults and $3 for kids. The fun begins at 6 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m.

McKinley Park
601 Alhambra Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 761-2124

Spring Eggstravaganza
If you want to enjoy some live entertainment over Easter weekend, head to Fairytale Town to attend the Spring Eggstravaganza on April 23 and 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The weekend includes egg hunts, hands-on activities for young kids and a performance of “Bunny Boot Camp” in the Children’s Theater. Show times are scheduled throughout the afternoon and egg hunts take place on the hour starting at noon.

Fairytale Town
3901 Land Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 808-5233
www.fairytaletown.org