Easter weekend is one that many families chose to spend enjoying each other's company, so we went to the source of all things family news-related: Little Rock Family. The team there put together an extensive list of Easter activities, and we’ve included a few of them below.
Easter Egg Hunt at Burns Park Youth Baseball Complex
At the North Little Rock annual Easter egg hunt, kids will hunt for thousands of eggs in groups according to age beginning at 10 a.m. Drawings will be held throughout the morning for door prizes. There will be coloring areas, bounce houses, opportunities to take photos with the Easter Bunny and more! Call 501-906-63003 for more information. FREE!
Easter Egg Hunt at Allsopp Park
Join Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church for family fun and an egg hunt for children in fifth grade and under. 10:30 a.m. is the Kindersongs Concert and the hunt starts at 11 a.m. For info call 501-664-3600. FREE!
First United Methodist Church Easter Festival at the Terry House
A free Easter egg hunt with plenty of fun including bounce houses, face painting, a photo booth, door prizes and more! The fun goes from noon-2 p.m. The event is free, but RSVP so that there is sure to be enough food to go around. Call 501-372-2256 for more information. FREE!
St. James United Methodist Church Easter Eggstravaganza
A free Easter egg hunt with a chance to win prizes and visit with the Easter bunny! There will be free hot dogs, chips and drinks and a family photo booth. Goes from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For info call 501-217-6700. FREE!
Egg Bash Obstacle Dash at Christ Little Rock
Kids will run in a 22-obstacle fun run collecting Easter eggs along the way. At the end of the course kids will receive a medal and turn their eggs in for big candy! After the obstacle run, take photos with the Easter bunny, enjoy lunch from food trucks, play in bounce houses and more! Races for each age group will run once every hour from 1-4 p.m. Call 501-663-5232 for more information. FREE!
Great Escape Weekend and Easter Egg Hunt at Petit Jean State Park
Celebrate spring and the great outdoors at Great Escape Weekend! Enjoy free nature-related and family-oriented activities. The celebration will conclude with an Easter egg scramble for about 2,000 eggs. Contact the park for a complete schedule; activities take place 2-4 p.m. each day. For info: 501-727-5441. FREE!
Easter Egg Hunt at Lake Catherine State Park
For more than 30 years, Lake Catherine State Park has hosted an Easter egg hunt. The hunt is for children 12 and younger. Meet at the Picnic Hill area. The action begins promptly at 2 p.m. For info call 501-844-4176. FREE!
Annual Community Easter Sunrise Service at First Security Amphitheater
Celebrate Easter in downtown Little Rock as thousands gather on the banks of the Arkansas River with music, scripture and fellowship. This is a non-denominational service for all ages. The dress is casual and attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Leashed dogs are welcome. 7 a.m. For info call 501-664-3600. FREE!