2016 Indianapolis Area Easter Egg Hunts

Where to find the best hunts in town!

Springtime in Indianapolis is a really beautiful time and it's been a very cold year. But, cold weather or not, your kids are going to want to participate in an Easter egg hunt or two. Many local churches, shopping malls and non-profit organizations host Easter egg hunts. If you aren't sure where to take the kids, this list may come in handy. Hunts are listed in order of date and by alphabetical order.

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    Egg Hunt
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    The Avon Optimist Club will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt in the upper part of Washington Township Park. Kids are divided into age-appropriate groups for the hunt.

    Avon Optimist Club Easter Egg Hunt
    Where: Washington Township Park, 115 South CR 575 East, Avon
    When: Saturday, March 29; 11 a.m. - noon

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    Easter Bunny
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    Carmel City Center will be hosting the Easter Bunny again this year!  Children of all ages will have the opportunity to visit with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, March 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hubbard & Cravens in Carmel City Center.

    The Easter Bunny, who will be available for family photos, will be handing out Easter eggs filled with a variety of candy. There will be no egg hunt. A balloon artist will also be available to create fun, complimentary balloon creations for children to take home and enjoy!  Parents are encouraged to bring their cameras to capture the special moments.

    Carmel City Center Easter Egg Hunt
    Where: Carmel City Center - 101 City Center Drive, Carmel
    When: Saturday, March 26; 11 - 1 p.m.

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    Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation is sponsoring its annual Spring Fever event. Bring your kite and Easter basket out to West Park for an afternoon of fun. Activities will include kite flying, Easter egg hunt, a spring craft,music and more. Cost to attend the event is $5 - $8. Preregister online to avoid the long lines and save $3.

    Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation Easter Egg Hunt
    Where: West Park, Carmel
    When: Saturday, March 26; 11:00 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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    Girl Egg Hunting
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    Join Danville Parks and Recreation and the Kiwanis Club of Danville for an Easter egg hunt at Ellis Park. Pictures with the Easter Bunny begin at 1:30pm. Photos are free and will be posted online.

    The Easter Egg Hunt begins at 2pm. We will have separate hunting areas for children ages 2-3, 4-6 and 7-9. We also have a separate hunting option for kids with special needs. Eggs contain candy and prizes. Rubber duck race immediately following the egg hunt.

    Danville Kiwanis Club Easter Egg Hunt
    Where: Ellis Park - 600 East Main Street, Danville
    When: Saturday, March 26;

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    Children ages preschool through 6th grade are invited to participate in the indoor Easter Egg hunt at Indianapolis Baptist Temple. Over 10,000 toy and candy filled eggs are waiting to be discovered! Rain or shine!

    Indianapolis Baptist Temple
    Where: The Life Center at Southport; 4002 E. Southport Rd, Indianapolis
    When: Saturday, March 26; 1 p.m.

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    What's more iconic of Indianapolis than the Motor Speedway? Enjoy a day at the track with your kids with their special Easter egg hunt. The event will be outside located inside Turn 3 and visitors should enter through Gate 10 off 30th Street.

    Admission is free with the donation of an unused school supply item. All supplies will be donated to local schools. Items needed are as follows:

    • Printer Paper
    • Note Paper
    • Pencils
    • Dry Erase Markers
    • Calculators
    • Spiral Notebooks
    • 2-Pocket Folder

    The Easter Egg Hunt is free, but you must pre-register on their website.

    Indianapolis Motor Speedway Kids Club Easter Event
    Where: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, turn 3
    When: Saturday, March 26; 9 a.m. - noon