Ultimate Guide to Easter Egg Hunts & Activities Around Columbia


From Easter egg hunts to visits with the bunny, there’s plenty of holiday fun happening around the Midlands! So grab your basket and go explore the best Columbia has to offer!

Easter Bunny Pictures at Columbiana Centre

Now through Tuesday, March 26, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Columbiana Centre (Columbia) – Prices vary. Join us for egg-citing moments with your little ones and The Bunny! Reservations are preferred but walk-in visits are welcomed as space permits. Reserve your spot here

Mom & Me – Easter Bunny Cookie Decorating Class

Saturday, March 16, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Everyday Wellness (Downtown Columbia) – Need a FUN mother and child activity? This Mom & Me class is for the beginner cookiers! If you have limited experiences with sugar cookies, found yourself frustrated with royal icing, this is the class for you! We will be decorating a Easter Bunny theme set that tastes amazing and will look even better once you’ve completed your decorating!

EGG-cessible Egg Hunt

Friday, March 22, 6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Leo’s Landing Inclusive Playground (Irmo) – Free. All ages. The event is open to people of all ages with mental and/or physical disabilities. Participants will need to bring their own basket to collect eggs. Pre-registration is also required.

Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m. – North Trenholm Baptist Church (Columbia) – Grab your baskets and join us for our annual community-wide Easter Egg Hunt! Stick around for lunch and other treats from some local food trucks. There will be opportunities for kids of all ages to hunt and gather eggs filled with candy. Also, during the month of March we are collecting canned goods for Christian Assistance Bridge, so bring your basket with a canned good item to drop off in the bins as you enter and then refill it with some sweet treats and prizes from the egg hunt!

Resurrection Rally

Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Riverbend Community Church (Lexington) – We will be hosting an easter egg hunt, games, crafts, and snacks. 

Easter Egg Hunt at Fire Barrel Farm

Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Fire Barrel Farm (Swansea) – Registration will begin at 10 the price is $6.00 per child. Each child will receive a Easter basket of their choice and a door prize ticket. Easter activities will start at 10 with dying eggs, pin the tale on the bunny and coloring, we will also have some little white rabbits for sale. We will start lining up at 11 for the egg hunt following the egg hunt the Easter Bunny will hop out of the cottage and will be available for photos, we will have a photo banner that you can have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny so bring your cameras and your phone to get some great photos. We also have picnic tables available if anyone wants to bring a picnic lunch and eat with the Easter Bunny. Please remember to RSVP and you can pre-pay at my email [email protected] this will guaranteed a spot this and help coordinate the event so we have everything available for each child.

Easter Bunny Eggspress

Saturday, March 23 and Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (train departs on the hour) – SC Railroad Museum (Winsborro) – Ticket prices vary. Ride the train through the countryside of Fairfield County to meet the Easter Bunny at our Greenbriar event area. There will be games, crafts, a visit with the Easter Bunny and more. Reserve tickets here.

Easter Eggstravganza

Saturday, March 23, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Mt. Herman Lutheran Church (West Columbia) – Come for lunch, hear the Easter story, hunt for eggs and have fun!!

Saluda Shoals Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 23, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Fields at Saluda Shoals Park (Irmo) – $5 per child/ $7 day of. Join us at the Fields at Saluda Shoals Park for an Egg Hunt. Children will be divided by age. Food trucks and vendors will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please remember to bring a basket for your eggs. Pre-registration

Spring Fling

Sunday, March 23, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Red Bank UMC (Lexington) – Join us for a fun time that includes, Live Christian Music, Vendors, Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Bunny Photos, Raffle and Food! Please bring nonperishable food items to support the food pantry at S.E.A. Place. We look forward to seeing you!

Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 23, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. – Grace Church of Columbia (Columbia) – Food, games, egg hunt … everyone welcome! 

Easter in NOMA

Saturday, March 23, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Cromer’s Peanuts (Downtown Columbia) – Get pictures with the Easter Bunny. $15 basket online or $10 inside Cromer’s. Easter bunny and goodies included in the Easter Egg Hunt. 

The Lemonade Twins 3rd Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 23, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. – 6500 Olde Knight Pkwy (Downtown Columbia) – Join us for our FREE 3rd annual community easter egg hunt. We will have food trucks, kid vendors, family friendly vendors, easter egg hunts, and much more. 

Easter Carnival and Egg Hunt

Sunday, March 24, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Cherokee Presbyterian Church (Gilbert) – A free family event to celebrate springtime and Easter! A new and improved Easter Egg Hunt, carnival food, games, karaoke, bouncy house and more! Egg Hunt times: ages 1-2 & 3-5, 2:30 p.m./ ages 6-8, 3:30 p.m./ ages 9-11, 4:30 p.m.

Lent & Easter Event

Sunday, March 24, 3 p.m. – Shandon United Methodist Church (Downtown Columbia) – Families with children ages infant through 5th grade are invited to join us in the gym for a Lent and Easter event, which includes a live donkey, cookie decorating, crafts, packing Blessing bags for the homeless ending with an Easter egg hunt. An adult must accompany children. Advance registration will be required, and we ask that families donate one dozen treat-filled eggs per child participating. 

Toddler & Special Friends Egg Hunt

Tuesday, March 26, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Crooked Creek Park (Chapin) – $3 per child advance; $5 per child day of event. Children ages 12 and under with physical or cognitive challenges can enjoy a low-key sensory-friendly egg hunt. Children will hunt for age-appropriate treats and candy filled eggs on their fields. Pre-register here.

Flashlight Egg Hunt

Thursday, March 28, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Melvin Park (Chapin) – $3 per child in advance/$5 per child the day of. Ages 1-12. It’s time for our Annual Flashlight Egg Hunt. This year there will be more than 10,000 eggs to find! Bring your flashlight and basket. This event will be held rain or shine. Register here

Easter Egg Hunt

Friday, March 29 and Saturday March 30, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Clinton Sease Farm (Lexington) – Bring your basket and hop on over to our Easter Egg Hunt! TICKET INCLUDES Egg Hunt & Gift (limited to 15 eggs per hunter), Cow Train, Wagon Rides, Bubble Mania, Playgrounds, Obstacle Course, and Photo-Ops with the Easter Bunny. $15.00 Egg Hunter (ages 2-10) and $10.00 Non-Hunter (ages 3-Adult).

Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 30, 9:30 a.m. – Providence Presbyterian Church (West Columbia) – Join us for a light breakfast, activities and a chance to meet the Easter Bunny!


Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m. – Irmo Community Park (Irmo) – This free event is going to be blast with games, prizes, egg hunts and food trucks! You are not going to want to miss this exciting event!! Come early to get you a seat at the Amphitheater and let’s have a great time!!

Family Fun Day

Saturday, March 30, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Lexington Church of God (Lexington) – You won’t want to miss out on the excitement of our annual Family Fun Day! Join us for an epic Easter egg hunt, games, prizes, and delicious FREE FOOD. Registration opens at 10:30 a.m. sharp, and the festivities start at 11 a.m. You and your family will have a blast, so be sure to save the date! We can’t wait to see you there.

Hippity Hoppity” Karaoke Easter BASH!

Saturday, March 30, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Reserve at Mill landing Clubhouse (Lexington) – Join us for an egg-citing Easter event filled with music, joy, and delicious treats. 

Pet Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 30, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Modern Companion (Chapin) – The managers have noticed a small bunny hopping around our store lately. They think he’s been hiding eggs! Join us at our Easter Egg Hunt to help us find them. There are eggs hidden all over the store with prizes ranging from delicious treats to even more delicious discounts. Bring your pet in to sniff one out for you! Each customer will be limited to one egg to keep things fair but stick around for a backdrop perfect for festive pictures.

Do you know of an Egg Hunt or Easter event around town that’s not listed? Comment below and tell us about it! We’ll add it to the list!


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