Where to Find Easter Egg Hunts and the Easter Bunny in Tulsa, 2011 Edition

Posted by Tasha on April 11th, 2011 in Festivals

PSST: Looking for things to do in Tulsa for Easter 2012? Get the list here.

Easter Egg Hunt Tulsa Oklahoma

Don’t bore your children to death with the same Easter egg hunts, activities and events that you took them to last year. And the year before that. And the year before that.

Instead, check out this list of Easter things to do around Tulsa and experience something new in your city as your kiddos race, grab and wrestle for chocolate bunnies and Easter basket fodder.

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Easter Egg Hunts in the Tulsa Area

Easter Egg Hunt at Haikey Creek Park
When: Saturday, April 16, 10am
Where: Haikey Creek Park, 11327 South Garnett Road
Join the fun and hunt for Easter eggs and candy at Haikey Creek Park in Broken arrow. Show up at the park by 9:45am so kids can be divided into age groups and directed to their respective hunts. Ages 12 and under.

Easter Egg Hunt at South County Recreation Center
When: Saturday, April 16, 10am
Where: South County Recreation Center, 13800 S. Peoria Ave. in Bixby
Have a hopping-good time at the Easter Egg hunt with the folks at South County Recreation Center.

Doggone Egg Hunt at Hicks Park
When: Saturday, April 16, 10:30-11:30am
Where: Hicks Park & Community Center, 3443 South Mingo Road
The only thing that could come close to being as cute as a bunch of kids, toddlers and babies vying for Easter eggs in an open field? A bunch of dogs and puppies vying for Easter eggs in an open field, that’s what. Dogs and their people will search for eggs filled with pup-friendly treats and prizes at this east Tulsa egg hunt, which starts at 11am sharp. All dogs must remain on a leash. This event is free and open to the public.

Easter Egg Hunt at Chandler Park
When: Saturday, April 16, 11am (picnic at noon)
Where: Chandler Park Community Center, 6500 West 21st Street in west Tulsa
Chandler Park has a ton of Easter candy to give away, and Tulsa-area kids are invited to hunt for it in one of the county’s most beautiful parks. Look for prizes, food, a Jupiter Jump and a picnic are in store at this annual event.

Easter Egg Hunt at Reed Park
When: Tuesday, April 19, 6:30-7pm
Where: Reed Park & Community Center, 4233 South Yukon Avenue
Practice your egg-hunting skills and hone them for the weekend ahead at this midweek, westside hunt. Canned food donations will be accepted to benefit a local food bank. Photos with the Easter bunny will be available for purchase. The hunt is free and open to the public. For ages 2-10.

Easter Egg Hunt at Lacy Park
When: Thursday, April 21, 6-6:30pm
Where: Lacy Park & Community Center, 2134 North Madison Place
The kids of Tulsa are invited to hunt for colorful eggs filled with candy and toys. Bring a canned food item for donation to a local food bank, and don’t forget a basket or other container for all the eggs you and the kids find. The hunt is free and open to the public. For ages 1-12.

Zoobilee
When: Saturday, April 23, 8am
Where: Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum, 6421 East 36th Street North
It’s a Tulsa tradition at Easter time – it’s Zoobilee, the annual egg hunt at our very own Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum for Zoo Friends Members. Get the kids age 4-12 ready for their hunt, which starts at 8am and offers more than 15,000 eggs for the finding. The Chick Egg Hunt, which is reserved for kids age 0-4, starts 15 minutes later. Other zoo-per activities during Zoobilee include interactive docent stations, keeper chats, arts and crafts, costume characters, pictures with Peter Cottontail and a Jupiter Jump, along with other inflatables for jumping. Plus, enjoy free train ride and carousel rides until 10am. Again, this event is exclusive to Zoo Friends Members. Advance tickets are $5; tickets will be $6 the day of the event. Children under one are free if not participating in the egg hunt. Members may bring guests for $5 per person, $6 day of. Buy and print your tickets online or call (918) 669-6608 for more info.

Owasso Egg Drop
When: Saturday, April 23, 11am and 2pm
Where: Centennial Park in Owasso, 15301 E. 86 Street North
Picture this: You’re three feet tall and you’re running through a field chock full of colorful plastic eggs, each bursting with untold goodies. Then, from overhead, you hear the whir of helicopter rotors. Thousands of eggs begin to rain down on you, your friends, the field around you and, yeah, all up in your Easter basket. We’re talking 50,000 eggs here, people. The kids, no matter how young, are bound to walk away with at least a few, thanks to how the hunts are divided by age group. Look also for inflatables for jumping and a magic show to take the fun factor for the kids all the way to a 10. All attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item for donation to Standing In The Gap Food Bank. Presented by Lifepoint Baptist Church.

Doggie Easter Egg Hunt at The Canebrake
When: Saturday, April 23, 2:30pm
Where: The Canebrake, 33241 E. 732nd Road in Wagoner
The Canebrake is hosting the Second Annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt at the resort in Wagoner this year. The festivities begin with registration will include obedience, trick and agility demonstrations at 2:30 p.m. The egg hunt will take off at 3:30 p.m., and prizes will be awarded at 4:00 p.m. Dogs can compete for prizes in best dressed, cutest, biggest, smallest, friendliest other pup-tastic categories galore. One lucky dog will win its human a night in a King Suite with Sunday Brunch for two (a seriously sweet package, y’all, and worth a pretty nice wad of dough). Cost is a $10 donation per dog for WAGS (Wagoner Animal Guardian Society) and Going Home Animal Rescue Transport. Goody bags and treats donated by Petco and PetSmart. For information or reservations call (918) 485-1810 or email info@thecanebrake.com.

Oklahoma’s Wildest Easter Egg Hunt with Safari’s Sanctuary
When: Sunday, April 24, noon-5pm
Where: Safari’s Animal Sanctuary, 26881 E. 58th Street in Broken Arrow
Get a free Easter egg hunt on Easter for kids 10 and under. All egg hunters and their families get a discount on admission to Safari’s. Call (918) 357-LOVE for more info.

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Visit the Easter Bunny in Tulsa

Breakfast with Bunny
When: Friday, April 15, 10-10:45am
Where: Whiteside Park & Community Center, 4009 South Pittsburg Avenue
Grab the kids and have a fun-filled breakfast, play games and visit with the Easter Bunny, all in one action-packed morning. Don’t forget to bring your camera for those memorable bunny photos. Cost is $7.

Easter Bunny at Promenade Mall
When: Monday-Saturday, 11am-8pm (carrot breaks 1-2pm and 5-6pm); Sunday, 12-6pm (carrot break 2-3pm); Mall is closed Easter Sunday
Where: Promenade Mall, 4107 S. Yale Avenue
Every year the Easter bunny hops into Promenade Mall to hang out with kids and pose for photos. Feel free to bring your pet you see Mr. E. Bunny on Tuesday, April 12 and Tuesday, April 19 between 4-8pm.

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More Easter Fun in Tulsa

Egg-citing Art
When: Saturday, April 16, 1-3pm
Where: Philbrook Museum of Art, 2727 S. Rockford Avenue
Join guest artist Michelle Keenan in visiting the beautiful gardens at Philbrook for inspiration to create a batik-styled egg with scratch art paper. Cost is $5/member, $7/not yet member per student or $10/member, $12/not yet member per student with an adult. Ages 6–12 are welcome (children may attend without accompanying adults).

Easter Bunny Craft
When: Thursday, April 21, 5-6pm
Where: Hicks Park & Community Center, 3443 South Mingo Road
Spring is in the air – who doesn’t feel crafty at this time of year? Kids age 7-12 can go to work on an Easter-inspired craft, which they can keep for themselves or give as a gift to someone special. Cost for materials is $10.

Egg Dying Contest
When: Friday, April 22, 5-6pm
Where: Hicks Park & Community Center, 3443 South Mingo Road
Think you’ve got what it takes to win an Easter egg-dyeing contest at Hicks Park & Community Center this year? If you think so, bring one dozen hard-boiled eggs and the park will provide the supplies for you to give it your best shot. Be sure to pre-register for the contest so the folks at Hicks will know how many eggs-decorating supplies to have on hand – call (918) 669-6355 to let them know you’re coming. Cost is $5. For ages 6-11.

Night Trips Easter Egg Hunt
When: Monday, April 25
Where: Night Trips of Tulsa, 3902 S. Sheridan Road
Definitely file this one under Not Kid Friendly, but yeah, Night Trips is hosting an Easter Egg hunt the Monday after Easter Sunday. And no, I don’t know where they’ll be hiding the eggs. If anyone finds out, you know where to report back…

More Goodies for Your Tulsa Events Easter Basket

Don’t see your favorite Easter event on this list? No worries – we can fix that. Kindly contact me with details about your Easter shindig.

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    Zoobilee is an awesome “penguin egg” hunt at the Tulsa Zoo! Starting time for the event is actually 8:00 AM, though, so please don’t miss the fun!

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