Look, we’re not the Easter egg hunt experts: We’re raising kids and have a tough enough time keeping up with naptimes let alone the ever-growing list of who’s-hosting-this-week. But what we ARE big fans of? Those creatively-different activities unique enough to capture our CityKids attention and the spirit of Easter.

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Here’s a list of 10 unique Easter activities in Indianapolis perfect for your crew:


Aqua Easter Egg Hunt with the Riviera Club

When: Friday, April 12. 6-8pm

Bring the kids and all their swimming gear for the indoor Aqua Easter Egg Hunt at Rivi. Kids will join others in their age group to collect both floating and sinking eggs in the pool. Children 6 and under will hunt in the Jr. Pool while ages 7+ will hunt in the lap pool. Bring your nets and buckets to collect eggs! Eggs can be redeemed for prizes.


Moonlight Madness Egg Hunt at Broad Ripple Park

When: Friday, April 12. 7:30-9pm

This event is sold out BUT join their Facebook Event page to scour for extra tickets. Hop on out to Broad Ripple Park for an ‘egg-stra’ special flashlight Surprise egg hunt. Games, arts, crafts and refreshments are all part of this fun program. Be sure you bring a flashlight and dress appropriately.


Presidential Egg Roll at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site 

When: Saturday, April 13. 9-10:30am.

Mark your calendar and join for the only egg roll in Indy! Enjoy crafts, music and celebrations. Children will race to roll wooden eggs through the grass as the Easter Bunny cheers them on. This free event takes place rain, snow or shine. Take a photo with the Easter Bunny and enjoy other kid friendly activities.


Bunnysaurus Rex at the Children’s Museum

When: Saturday April 13 and Sunday, April 14. 8-10am.

Spring has sprung and so have Bunnysaurus Rex eggs all over the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience®. Join the Children’s Museum for a dinosaur egg hunt of prehistoric proportions! Enjoy breakfast with your family, make your own edible dinosaur egg nest, decorate your egg collecting bag in style, and go outside to grab up the eggs Bunnysarus Rex has left for you to find.


Easter Egg Swim + Hunt at Goldfish Swim School Carmel and Fishers

When: Friday, April 19. 6:30-8pm*

Join Goldfish Swim School for their annual Easter family swim and egg hunt. There will be fun in the pool including an egg hunt, pictures with the Easter Bunny, crafts, and snacks/refreshments. Cost is $15 per child {no charge for parents!} includes the egg hunt, pictures with the Easter Bunny, craft and snacks. Call the School directly to RSVP.

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Indy Cultural Trail Egg-stravaganza

When: Saturday, April 20. 9:30-11am

This is Indy’s largest public egg hunt along the entire 8-mile Cultural Trail. 15,000 eggs will be hidden along the 8-mile trail with prizes and promotions for participates to find. Three key locations will be hosting “official” Egg Hunts starting locations. From there you can explore as far as you’d like on the Cultural Trail.


Westfield Easter Egg Drop

When: Saturday, April 20. Check website for details.

The Westfield Easter Egg Drop is back for the 8th year and it’s bigger and better than ever. Thousands of eggs are dropped from a helicopter for children to find. In addition to the egg hunt, they’ll have inflatable bounce houses and slides, face-painting, photo booth pictures, carnival games, an inflatable toddler play area, and other fun activities – all FREE! In order to ensure that the event is a fantastic experience for everyone, they have increased their 2019 size to accommodate 2,000 pre-registered children between both morning and afternoon Egg Drops. Stay tuned to their website for more details.


Easter Land 

When: Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21. See their website for times.

Join People’s Church Indianapolis for Easter Land, a FREE one-weekend theme park April 20-21 at Fall Creek Valley Middle School. Every kid will slide and bounce on humongous inflatables, hunt for 12,000 Easter eggs in our massive egg hunt, saddle up for a pony ride, see cute animals in the Petting Zoo, and receive FREE cotton candy.


Celebrate Easter at Victory Field with the Indianapolis Indians

When: Sunday, April 21. 11:30am.

Celebrate Easter at Victory Field! Kids ages 2-14 can participate in this event sure to add memories to your family’s spring traditions. Eggs will be spread across the Victory Field outfield, and kids will be divided into groups based on their age. Gates open at 11:30am; hunt begins at 11:45am. Kids will be asked to pick up no more than 10 eggs so each child has a chance to participate. The Sunday game is also a Kids Eat Free Sunday, so children 14 years old and younger can receive a voucher for a free hot dog, bag of chips and bottle of water.