Spring-Easter Special Events

Easter Egg Hunts may be the most popular events during the Spring and Easter season but there are lots of other places to enjoy family fun.  Use this list of special events to pack the whole season with fun!



Spring Fling at Providence Marketplace in Mt Juliet (Map) Saturday March 19

See the Easter Bunny!
• Bring your camera for photos!
• FREE trackless train rides!
• FREE face painting!
• FREE balloon art!

Along with meeting the Easter Bunny, the event will feature inflatable slides and bouncers from Spacewalk and trackless train rides offered by D&H Railroad, based in Mt. Juliet. Trackless trains hold 16 to 20 people and are open to all ages, so parents can ride with their children!

The “Spring Fling” will also offer deluxe face painting to attendees. Paintopia Face Painting uses the highest quality, FDA approved, cosmetic grade face paints, glitters, embellishments, and tattoo inks. All face paints wash off with baby wipes and mild soap and water, so you don’t have to worry about removal.

Saturday March 19  1 – 4 PM

Cost : Free!


Easter Bunny Meet and Greet at The Avenue Murfreesboro  Saturday March 19

Meet the Easter Bunny at this family event held near the fountain in Central Park.  There will activities and giveaways.

Saturday March 19  11AM – 1PM
Cost : Free


Easter Egg Dive– Spring Hill  (Map) Sunday March 20 

Jump, swim and splash for eggs! Register now for the first annual Easter Egg Dive. This underwater egg hunt takes place in the indoor pool. The Easter Bunny will be there so bring your cameras.

Sunday March 20   4:30PM – 6PM

$5 per person

Call Whitney Osborne at 615-302-0971 x 2214 or email at whitneyo@williamson-tn.org to reserve your spot!


Eggstravaganza – Franklin (Map)  Wednesday March 23

Join the fun at Timberland Park on Wednesday, March 23. The event begins at 10:00 a.m., and kids will make an Easter craft, meet the Easter Bunny and conclude with an egg hunt. This event is for ages 3 to 5 with their parents. Timberland Park is located at mile marker 437.2 on the historic Natchez Trace Parkway. Space is limited.

Cost : Free

Call Trisha Bilbrey at 790-5719 ext. 2044 to register or email at trishas@williamson-tn.org


Easter Festival @ Lucky Ladd Farms (Map) March 25 & 26

Join our special guest, Easter Bunny, as he get things hopping around the farm! There will be egg hunts and prizes for the kids along with games and fun all day long. Look for eggstra-special golden eggs with bonus prizes hidden around the farm. Capture Easter memories with special pictures with our baby animals including lambs, bunnies, chicks and ducks.

Friday March 25 & Saturday March 26  11AM – 4PM

Cost : Adults $13  Children (2-12) $ 11


EGGstravaganza: A Springtime Celebration (Map)  March 25 & 26

Join us for good, free fun on Good Friday and Easter Saturday. We’ll have Easter egg hunts, crafts and games for kids, and musical entertainment by Mr. Steve, the Music Man. Grab a picture with the Easter Bunny and visit our farm rabbits and brand new baby chicks. Enjoy tasty treats from Maggie Moos Ice Cream, Dozen Bakery’s Hot Cross Buns and strawberry pancakes by Green Door Gourmet (Friday only).

Eggstravaganza Schedule
10:30-11 am: Performance by Mr. Steve, the Music Man
10:30-11 am: Easter egg hunt (ages 2-5)
11-1: Natural egg dyeing with Chef Richard (Friday) or Deviled eggs (Saturday)
11:30-12: Easter egg hunt (ages 6-10)
11:30-12:30: Pictures with the Easter Bunny
12:30-1: Performance by Mr. Steve, the Music Man
1-2: More games, crafts and fun!!!

March 25 & 26  10AM – 2PM

Cost : Free


Easter Bunny Excursion Train – (Map) Saturday March 26 @ 8:30AM

Come ride with the Easter Bunny on Tennessee Central Railway Museum’s classic traditional American streamlined passenger train to Watertown! In Watertown there
are Easter Egg hunts for children of all ages. Bring your cameras so you can take pictures with the Easter Bunny on the train! Order your tickets soon as these trips will
sell out quickly!

Tickets are $21 – $75 depending an age/seat type.  Order online or by calling 615-241-0436


Easter Eggstravaganza at the Sam Davis Home  – (Map)  Saturday March 26 

The 16th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza will be taking place at the Historic Sam Davis Home and Plantation on March 26th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Three egg hunts will take place: the first hunt for ages 0-3 will take place at 11:00 am, the second hunt for ages 4-6 will take place at noon, and the third egg hunt for ages 7-10 will take place at 1:00 pm. If a child misses their designated egg hunt, they are allowed to participate in the next hunt at the parent’s discretion.

In addition to the Easter egg hunts, spring themed games and crafts will be available throughout the backyard of the property.

The Easter bunny will also be on site throughout the event. Photos will be available in the visitor center from 10:00 to 11:00 am and 1:00 to 2:00 pm by donation, or from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm around the backyard.

Admission is $2 per person. Easter Eggstravaganza is a weather-dependent event. Please contact the Sam Davis Home at (615) 459-2341 or visit www.samdavishome.org for more information. Advance registration is not required.

Saturday March 26, 2016  10AM – 2PM

Cost :  $2


Spring Art Hop at Cheekwood – (Map)  Saturday March 26

Celebrate spring in style with egg hunts, crafts, performances, music and more at the 24th annual Spring Art Hop. A favorite tradition in Nashville, this special event is packed full of activities and excitement for families and kids of all ages. We’ll be hiding over 30,000 eggs, so don’t forget to bring your basket!

Spring Art Hop is a special event, so free passes will not be accepted
Tickets will be available to purchase soon!

• Plan to pick up a map at the entrance so that you don’t miss out on any of the fun planned
for the day!
• Egg hunts will take place every hour and the last hunt is at 3:00 pm!

• Food trucks will be on-site to cover your lunchtime cravings!
• The Pineapple Room will also be serving lunch from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.
Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 615.352.4859.

• Arrive Early
• Traffic around Cheekwood is particularly heavy on this day.
• We recommend arriving at least one hour in advance of the scheduled egg hunt for your
child’s age group to allow time for parking and getting to the gardens.

Saturday March 26  10AM – 4PM


Easter Egg Hunts at The Hermitage (Map)  Saturday March 26

Join The Hermitage for our annual Easter Egg Hunts!  Over 1500 eggs with toys and treats hidden at each hunt, with 100 special prize eggs included. Following each hunt, families can visit and take pictures with the Easter Bunny, visit the arts and crafts table, play 19th-century games, and enjoy light refreshments.

Saturday March 26 – Two Hunts 10AM & 1PM

Cost : Adults – $5  Children $10

Tickets may be purchased at this link.


Eggstravaganzoo at the Nashville Zoo – (Map) Saturday March 26  

Nashville Zoo’s annual spring celebration is back with egg hunts and Easter treats for children of all ages. Activities during the day include 10 scheduled egg hunts for kids, a Zoo-wide hunt for golden eggs, spring-themed games, bounce houses and face painting. Special appearances by the Easter Bunny and Zoo mascot Twiga!

ANIMAL FUN TOO! Between the kids’ egg hunts, enjoy some of the animal fun we have planned for the day.


Egg Hunt Schedule

2 years & under   10AM or 12:30PM
3 years  10:30AM or 1PM
4 – 5 years  11AM or 1:30PM
6 – 7 years  11:30AM or 2PM
8 – 10 years  12PM or 2:30PM

Free with regular zoo admission or membership.

Find tips on parking, traffic and more at this link.



Bunny Lunch at The Nashville Zoo – (Map) Saturday March 26

Join the Easter Bunny in the Bunny Café for a picnic lunch. Bunny Lunch includes a photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny and a special gift for the kids.

ON THE MENU – Chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, salad, chips, fruit, cookies, brownies, soda and water.

Pre-registration is required. Register for Bunny Lunch

Open seating from 11AM – 1PM

Adults – $20
Children – $15
Children under 2 are free


Easter Eggs-stravaganza Featuring “Hop” – The Franklin Theatre (Map)  Saturday March 26

EASTER EGGS-TRAVAGANZA! Featuring the movie Hop (PG). Activities preceding the film will include a bunny petting zoo, pictures with the Easter Bunny, and lucky egg prizes. A big giveaway will feature a children’s bicycle donated by Mac’s Harpeth Bikes, the family-owned bicycle boutique just north of downtown Franklin.

Movie starts at 10AM.  Doors open 30 minutes before the movie.

Tickets are $5 and may be purchased online using this link.


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