Spring has sprung, and it’s time to bring out the Easter baskets, decorate eggs, and embark on exciting egg hunts! If you’re spending your Easter holiday in Santa Barbara, there’s no shortage of delightful events for you and your family to enjoy. Here are some of the top Easter celebrations in the area:
Santa Barbara Golf Club’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8th
Time: 2-4 PM
Location: Santa Barbara Golf Club
Prepare for an action-packed afternoon at the Santa Barbara Golf Club’s annual Easter Egg Hunt. Families are invited to indulge their playful sides with a variety of activities such as bounce houses, face painting, corn hole, music, snag golf, and more! The star attraction is, of course, the Easter egg hunt designed for kids aged 12 and under. With age groups divided into 0-2, 3-5, and 6-12, every child will have the opportunity to collect eggs at their own pace.
The Great Easter Egg Hunt at Rosewood Miramar Beach
Date: April 9th, 2023
Time: 10 AM – 12 PM
Location: Rosewood Miramar Beach
The Great Easter Egg Hunt returns to Miramar! This year, Rosewood Miramar Beach is hosting two Easter Egg Hunts on their scenic event lawn. The first hunt, designed for children aged 6 and under, will commence at 10 AM, followed by a second hunt for kids aged 7 and up at 11 AM. Bring your whole family to celebrate Easter on the American Riviera, and don’t miss the chance to meet the Easter Bunny himself! Please note that reservations are required for this event.
Eggstravaganza! Easter Egg Hunt at Restoration Church
Date: April 1st
Time: 10 AM – 1 PM
Location: Restoration Church
Join the Restoration Church for their annual Eggstravaganza, a beloved Goleta Valley Easter tradition that brings joy and laughter to children in the community. This free event is open to all families, with proceeds from raffle tickets and concessions benefiting Olive Crest/Hope Refuge, a local organization supporting survivors of human trafficking.
Easter Kayaking at Channel Islands National Park
Date: Saturday, April 8th or Sunday, April 9th
Location: Channel Islands National Park, Santa Cruz Island
Discover the beauty of California’s sea caves with a day trip to Channel Islands National Park. Departing from Ventura Harbor, you’ll have the chance to spot dolphins and marine life during your ferry ride to Santa Cruz Island. Once you arrive, groups can explore the captivating caves by kayak, and take advantage of opportunities to snorkel or hike.
If you’re aware of any other fun Easter weekend events in the Santa Barbara area that we may have missed, please share them in the comment section below. We hope you have a fantastic Easter celebration, wherever you choose to spend it!