Easter Egg Hunts in Wilmington, NC

The Easter Bunny is hop, hop, hopping towards Wilmington, NC with LOTS of eggs for little ones to hunt for. Grab a basket and the camera and head to one of these fun Easter Egg Hunts and activities:
 Alligator Egg Hunt at the NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher
Why should the bunnies have all the fun? Kids 3 – 10 will have a great time while they learn about alligators, make their own alligator egg basket, and then hunt for alligator eggs. They’ll even get to meet a live baby alligator.
April 6 & 7, 2012, Fee Applies
Pre-registration required by April 4, 2012. Learn more
 Easter Egg Dash on Pleasure Island
The Easter Bunny is making a stop in Carolina Beach – come to Mike Chappell Park to find what he’s left behind! This free event is for children 12 and under and is hosted by the Carolina Beach Parks & Recreation Department.
April 7, 2012 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Free, Learn more
 Leland Parks and Rec Egg Hunt
Join the search at Leland Municipal Park. This Easter Egg Hunt will be divided into 4 age groups.
April 7, 2012 10:00 am (please arrive by 9:45 am), Free, Learn more by calling 910-332-4823
 Bugs & Butterflies Egg Hunt at the Children’s Museum of Wilmington
Learn about bugs and butterflies in the beautiful garden at the Children’s Museum in Downtown Wilmington. Decorate eggs, search for hidden eggs in an Easter Egg Hunt, and plant a flower for the butterflies to enjoy.
April 6 & 7, 2012 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Fee Applies, Learn more
 Masonboro Island Easter Egg Hunt
Join Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours and Water Taxi for an extra special Easter activity – a boat ride to find eggs hidden on uninhabited Masonboro Island!
April 8, 2012 11 am, 2:00 pm, and 4:30 pm, Fee Applies, Learn more
 Easter Egg Hunt Carnival on The Battleship North Carolina
Now this is a unique location to hunt for eggs – the deck of a World War II Battleship! Don’t miss this highly anticipated event to celebrate Easter and a piece of local history.
April 6, 2012 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (Ticket sales end at 1:00), Fee Applies, Learn more
Come see the Easter Bunny at IHOP Monkey Junction
What better place to find the Easter Bunny than IHOP! The Easter Bunny will be there to greet children of all ages on Easter Sunday. Come have breakfast or lunch and get your picture taken with Hop To It. Learn more
 Meet the Easter Bunny at Mayfaire Town Center
Your favorite floppy eared friend will be hopping around Mayfaire ready to dole out big furry hugs and pose for photos.
April 6, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm & April 7, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Free, Learn more
Planning to gather with family and friends for your own Easter Egg Hunt in Wilmington? Consider one of the beautiful Wilmington gardens, one of the area beaches, or a local park or playground as a location. How about a doggy treat hunt at a Wilmington dog park for the canine members of the family?