Easter Happenings Around the West Valley


Looking for some Easter events to take the family to this year?  We have a great roundup of West Valley events right here for you!


Sunday, April 7: 10:00 – 11:30 AM at Park West.  

Sensory Friendly Bunny event. Visit with the Easter Bunny for free during a 15 minute time allotment with a reserved ticket.  A bunny helper will provide families with a number upon arrival (so families will not have to wait in line). Photo packages available for purchase.

More info here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/park-west-47-bunny-cares-tickets-57064695039

Saturdays: April 13 & 20 (11 AM – 6 PM), Sundays: April 14 & 21 (12 PM – 5 PM), weekdays: April 15 – 18 (5:30 – 7:30 PM), Friday, April 19 (2 PM – 5 PM).

 Cabela’s free Easter event: receive a free 4 x 6 photo with the Easter bunny. Larger photo packages available for purchase. Free crafts available (check website for specific times), and free egg hunt on Saturday, April 20 at 2 PM.

More info here: https://www.cabelas.com/stores/Arizona/Glendale/015.jsp

Saturday, April 13: 9 AM – 1 PM at Sundance Park in Buckeye.

 Featuring an egg hunt for each age category, including a hunt for individuals with disabilities, train and pony rides, bounce houses, games, petting zoo, face painting, egg decorating, and pictures with the Easter Bunny.  

More info here: https://www.buckeyeaz.gov/residents/events-in-buckeye/spring-celebration

Saturday, April 20: 8 AM – 12 PM at the Peoria Sports Complex.  

Dolly Sanchez Easter Egg Hunt. 43rd annual event includes candy hunts for kiddos ages 1-10 (held in age categories), a hunt for individuals with disabilities, carnival games, crafts, pony rides, and inflatables. Free admission and parking with a canned food donation to St. Mary’s / Westside Food Bank Alliance.  Food and beverages available for purchase, and some activities require a fee.

More info here: https://www.peoriaaz.gov/government/departments/neighborhood-and-human-services/festivals-and-special-events/dolly-sanchez-easter-egg-hunt

Saturday, April 20: 11 AM – 3 PM at Goodyear Ballpark.

Hop and Hops Easter Event.  Goodyear’s first-ever Easter celebration includes several egg drops, live music, the Easter Bunny, temporary tattoo and egg dying stations, games and a “Hops” beer garden.Admission is free.  

More info here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hop-hops-easter-event-tickets-57245223003/amp

Saturday, April 20:  7:30 AM – 12 PM at Kansas City Royals practice fields.  

City of Surprise’s Easter Eggstravaganza features egg hunts by age category, face painting, clowns, inflatables, and Mr. and Mrs. Bunny.  

More info here: https://www.surpriseaz.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=8050&fbclid=IwAR2IpJzf0_GVwVxto46RWENO1Hm9Cd-Bf6kM3DmtdUtDmxaoGRRqNqrE1zc

Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21: 1:30 and 3:30 PM at Wildlife World Zoo.

 33rd Annual Easter egg hunt is free with paid zoo admission. Egg hunt at 1:30 PM for ages 7 and under, and at 3:30 PM for all ages.  Hunt held in the area next to the petting zoo, train station, and playground.

More info here: http://www.wildlifeworld.com/33rd-annual-easter-egg-hunt-at-wildlife-world-zoo-aquarium-safari-park%EF%BB%BF/

Do you have another Easter event we should know about? Let us know in the comments!


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Kristi Hunter
Kristi is an Arizona native, wife and mother of three daughters. She attended high school in the west valley, and then attended the University of Arizona for her undergraduate degree in education. Kristi taught high school English and student council for seven years while also earning her master’s degree from ASU West. Since the birth of her oldest daughter, she has been a SAHM while taking continuing education courses from NAU, teaching dance classes, and becoming a barre3 instructor. Kristi loves to participate in hot yoga, and the weekends often find her hiking solo and with her family, as well as attending lots of local and community events. She and her husband consider themselves foodies, and Kristi loves to travel and explore new places!