The Nashville Mom: Nashville Easter Round-Up

Author: The Nashville Mom 
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NASHVILLE EASTER ROUND-UP

 

Cool Springs Galleria

  • Saturday, March 30th through Saturday, April 20th
  • Monday through Saturday: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday: 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
  • Seeing the Bunny is free and photo packages vary in price
  • Bunny Cares: Sunday, April 7th from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Bunny Cares is a special sensory friendly event for kids with special needs and their families to enjoy a visit and photos with the Easter Bunny in a calming environment.
  • Pet Nights: Take your furry friends to visit the Easter Bunny on April 1, 8 and 15th from 6 to 9 p.m. Pets must be leashed at all times or in a carrier.

Opry Mills

  • Friday, March 29th through April 20th (times vary)
  • Caring Bunny provides an exclusive, subdued and welcoming environment for children with special needs and their families. April 7th from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Pet Photos with the Easter Bunny: April 14th from 7 to 9 p.m.

Stones River Mall 

  • Friday, April 5th through Saturday, April 20th (times vary)
  • Schedule a reservation in advance by texting “Bunny198” to 39771. Reservations are suggested but not required

Cedarmont Farms

  • Saturday, April 20th
  • Cedarmont Farms in Franklin
  • Bring a picnic and enjoy an afternoon on the farm with a games, refreshments and a visit with the Easter Bunny. There will be age specific Egg Hunts also-tickets are $5 per person.

Play with Bunnies

  • Stop by one of Nashville’s favorite toy stores, Phillips Toy Mart to visit with real life bunnies beginning on Saturday, March 10th

Easter Jam

  • Saturday, April 13th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Rolling Hills Community Church, Franklin
  • Join in an Easter celebration for the whole family! Easter Jam will be filled with music, laughter, storytelling, eggs, outdoor fun and more fun! FREE

Visit with Easter Bunny + Egg Hunt

  • Saturday, April 13th from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Boom Bozz Pizza, East Nashville
  • Photos with the Easter Bunny, Egg Hunt and Kids Eat Free!

Smyrna Easter Egg Hunt

  • Saturday, April 13th at 1 p.m.
  • Lee Victory Recreation Park
  • Egg Hunt and visit with the Easter Bunny

Underwater Egg Hunt

  • Saturday, April 13th from 10:30 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Patterson Indoor Waterpark
  • Dive for eggs under water, for ages 2-9. $3 per swimmer

Lavergne Easter Egg Hunt

  • Saturday, April 13th from 10 to 10:30 a.m.
  • Veterans Memorial Park
  • There will be more than 10,000 eggs this year including golden grand prize eggs. The hunt is open to kids ages 12 and under. There will be four age divisions. The Easter Bunny is expected to make an appearance at the event.

Cheekwood Art Hop

  • Friday, April 19th and Saturday, April 20th (Check site for specific Egg Hunt times for age groups)
  • The 27th Annual Spring Art Hope will feature egg hunts, story time with local authors, live performances, “art”ivies, garden games, food trucks and more!

Easter Bunny Breakfast and Easter Festival

  • Friday, April 19th and Saturday, April 20th at Lucky Ladd Farms
  • Join the Easter Bunny for a breakfast buffet, photo ops with the Bunny, a visit with the Farm’s baby animals, craft station and souvenir gift for each child. *Advanced Reservations required. Registration ends April 12th
  • If you don’t want to do the breakfast, Lucky Ladd will also have an Easter Festival with fun games, activities, crafts, and journey through the story of Jelly Bean the Unbreakable Egg.

Eggstravaganzoo

  • Saturday, April 20th from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at The Nashville Zoo
  • Nashville Zoo’s annual spring celebration is back with egg hunts and Easter treats for children of all ages. Activities during the day will include 10 scheduled egg hunts for kids, spring-themed games, bounce houses, face painting and more.

Victorian Easter Egg Workshop

  • Wednesday, April 10th from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage
  • Start your spring crafting with a fun morning and a lovely addition to your spring décor! Join our curatorial team as they teach the secrets behind their stunningly intricate faux food displays and walk you step-by-step through making your own gorgeous Victorian Easter Egg. Egg decorating has long been an Easter tradition, including in the Jackson family. Nineteenth-century panoramic eggs were originally made of finely sculpted sugar featuring delicate dioramas inside.  Join in the tradition and create your own work of art! This two-hour workshop is $25/person ($20 for members) includes individual instruction and your own completed faux panoramic Easter egg to take home. Space is limited, so save your seat today.
  • BONUS: Present your ticket receipt at the Ticket Office and receive $2 off adult admission to The Hermitage that day!

Afternoon Presidential Easter Egg Hunt

  • Saturday, April 2oth from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage
  • Join The Hermitage for our annual Presidential Easter Egg Hunts on the beautiful lawn of Tulip Grove Mansion! More than 5,000 stuffed eggs will be hidden at each program, including special prize eggs. Easter Egg Hunts will be divided into three age groups, each with their own field and start time: 8–10, 4–7 and 3–under**NEW in 2019: Presidential Easter Egg Roll!** 
  • Kids will have a chance to decorate their own egg to race in a traditional egg roll down the front lawn of Tulip Grove, home of Emily Donelson who acted as First Lady for her Uncle Jackson! Additionally, families will get to enjoy a special photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, create springtime cards for military troops, decorate cookies, play historic lawn games, listen to music on the veranda and enjoy story time and crafts with Usborne Books! See event page for more information on the Sensory Friendly Hunts.
  • Tickets are available online and cash only at the gate. $12 participating kids (ages 1-10) and $6 for adults and older kids. Infants and Hermitage Member Adults receive free admission. Tickets do not include general admission to The Hermitage, but discounts will be offered when you present your event ticket at the box office! Face painting and food trucks will also be on-site for additional purchase.
  • Bunny Hop: Nolensville Rec, April 15th at 10 a.m. Fun morning of active and carnival style games. Click here to register! {Ages 3-6}
  • Eggstravaganza: Timberland Park, April 17th at 10 a.m. Hop on over for an Easter Egg Hunt and short hike with the Easter Bunny. Click here to register! {Ages 3-6}
  • Egg Dive: Longview Recreation Center, April 14th from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. It’s an underwater Easter Egg Hunt! Jump, smash, and swim for eggs! Click here to register! {Ages 13 and under}
  • Egg Hunt: Cheek Park, Franklin March 24th at 10 a.m. FREE traditional Easter Egg Hunt! Open to the public (ages 10 and under), no registration required.
  • Egg Hunt: Fairview Recreation, April 14th at 2 p.m. FREE traditional Easter Egg Hunt! Open to the public (ages 10 and under), no registration required.

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