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Easter Egg Hunts in Santa Barbara

Spring is in the air! It is time to decorate eggs, get out your Easter basket and do some hunting. If you are in Santa Barbra for the Easter holiday and are looking for a fun way to spend your day, there are lots of great Easter celebrations. You can venture out to wine country and enjoy beautiful views while egg hunting or take a ride on the Easter Bunny Express! Here is a list of some favorite Easter events for you to attend.

Girsh Park Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday April 15th from 9:30am to 11:30am
Come enjoy this fun annual Easter Egg Hunt at Girsh Park. The event begins at 9:30am with registration for the hunt and the various activities. The hunt is at 11am sharp. Please make sure to arrive at the Park on time to park, register, and participate in the activities. The Easter bunny will make an appearance. There will also be bouncers, face painting and games. Bring a basket and come have some fun. This event is free to all, but donations will be accepted.

The Great Egg Hunt at Elings Park – Saturday April 15th from 10am to noon
10:30 am – Baby Bunnies ages 0 to 4, 10:45 am – Daring Ducks ages 5 to 7,11:00 am – Jack Rabbits ages 8 and ups. Bounce House fun, Easter Bunny and More! Come to the softball field and enjoy a fun morning of candy filled egg hunting. Please bring your own basket. Parking costs $5. Egg hunting is free.

Riverbench Easter Egg Hunt– Saturday April 15th Starting at 10am
Riverbench Winery is hosting a family friendly Easter Egg Hunt with prizes for everyone. Be sure to arrive on time as the hunts start promptly at 11am (child 7 and under only) & 2pm (all ages). Kids will be awarded candies and chocolate bunnies. Cost: $5 per child – Bring a blanket if you plan to picnic on the lawn and a basket for egg collecting!

Easter Bunny Express at South Coast Railroad Museum – Saturday April 15th from 11am to 4pm
Come ride the “EBX Thunderbunny” or the “Lop-Ear Local.” (all train riders must meet 34-inch minimum-height requirement.) Tickets will be available at the museum on event day and online beforehand. It promises to be a hare-raising eggsperience for the whole family! Cost: $4 for train tickets.
Photo courtesy of the South Coast Railroad Museum.

Easter Kayaking at the Channel Islands – Saturday March 26th
Explore California’s Sea Caves! Located on Santa Cruz Island; the beautiful Channel Islands National Park offers an amazing day trip. This day trip departs out of the Ventura Harbor. Enjoy dolphin and marine life on the cruise to the island, once there groups will explore the cave in kayaks and have the opportunity to snorkel or hike. Call for details 805-884-9283.


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If you know of a fun Easter Weekend event that we have missed, please share in the comment section below. Have a fun Easter Celebration wherever you go.

Updated: 4/6/2017

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