Easter Events in Orange County (2023) - South OC Moms

Easter Bunny Photos in Orange County


Want to get your child’s photo with the Easter Bunny this year? Want to enjoy an Easter Egg hunt and Easter activities? Check out these Easter events in Orange County for information and times on when to come snap some photos with the Easter Bunny this holiday season.

Easter Events in Orange County 

Aliso Viejo 

Location: Aliso Viejo Town Center

When: Saturday, April 1th

Times: 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Event Activities: Please register early to make sure you secure your spot. Spots are limited and pre-registration is REQUIRED for all egg hunt sessions. ***YOU MUST BE A CURRENT AVCA RESIDENT TO REGISTER FOR THE EGG HUNTS*** We will verify your home address and if you are not a member of AVCA, you will not be able to redeem your wristband. All other Spring Celebration activities (community booths, face painting, Peter Rabbit photos, etc.) will be open to the public.

Reservations: Register early to make sure you secure your spot. Spots are limited and pre-registration is REQUIRED for all egg hunt sessionsAll other Spring Celebration activities (pancake breakfast, community booths, face painting, Peter Rabbit photos, etc.) will be open to the public.


Dana Point 

Location: Pines Park, 34942 Camino Capistrano and Sea Canyon Park, 33093 Santiago Drive

When: Saturday, April 8th

Times: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Event Activities: Easter Bunny visits from 9:00am to 10:00am with the egg hunts starting at promptly 10:00am. Make sure to bring an empty basket to pick up the candy and eggs.  A pancake breakfast is available at both locations from 8:00am to 11:00am, with proceeds benefiting Monarch Beach Sunrise Rotary’s charitable efforts.  For more information call the City of Dana Point Recreation Division at 949-248-3636.


Laguna Hills 

Location: Laguna Hills Community Center, 25555 Alicia Pkwy., Laguna Hills, CA

When: Friday, April 7th, 2023

Times: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m

Event Activities: Enjoy some fun for the whole family! Join us for bounce houses, face painting, crafts, balloon artists, snacks, donuts, drinks, goody bags and a huge egg hunt — all for free!




Location: Crossline Church, 23331 Moulton Parkway, Laguna Hills, CA

When: Friday, April 2nd, 2023

Times: 3:30 a.m. – 6:30 a.m

Event Activities: Enjoy some fun for the whole family! Join us at Crossline Church for a very special Family Easter Egg Hunt. We’ll have live music, age interval egg hunts, BBQ dinner, face painters, balloon artists, and massive inflatables.




Location: BigAir, 23251 Avenida De La Carlota, Laguna Hills, CA 92653

When: Friday, April 2nd, at 9:30, Wednesday, April 5th at 10:30am, & Friday April 6th at 10:40am

Times: various

Event Activities:  For the first 30 minutes of Toddler Time, we will be hosting an Easter egg hunt around the park. Hop on over and enjoy special jump time with the Easter Bunny!


Laguna Niguel 

Location: Chapparosa Park – 25191 Chapparosa Park Road

When: Saturday, April 1th

Times: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Event Activities: The Bunny Bonanza event will feature a touch-a-truck event, crafts, face painting, entertainment, games, and a visit from Mr. & Mrs. Easter Bunny. There is no egg hunt at this event.




Location: Laguna Niguel Promenade – Aliso Creek Rd & La Paz Rd

When: Saturday, April 1th

Times: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Event Activities: The Bunny Blast event will feature the Easter 🐇, gather Easter eggs from the stores🥚, enjoy a petting farm and more!


Ladera Ranch 

Location: Founder’s Park

When: Saturday, April 9th

Times: 12:00 p.m.  – 4:00 p.m.

Event Activities: Enjoy an afternoon of family activities, crafts, photo opportunities with Peter and Mrs. Rabbit, and more. Kids may hop on over to the Egg Scramble area for some fun treats; please bring a basket or bag to collect eggs. Food will be available for purchase. All games and activities will require an activity wristband.  CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY WRISTBANDS Activity wristbands are only required for children who participate in the activities. Beginning Monday, March 6 Activity Wristbands will be available for purchase for residents at $7 each. There are no in-person sales available all purchases must be through LaderaLife.com. This price will be available through 5:00 p.m. March 29, after they will be $15 at the event.

Egg Scrambles (Age 4-13) – Participation passes will be provided for children beginning at 12:00 p.m. at the Egg Scramble area. Children must be present to receive a pass. The first Egg Scramble will begin at 12:30 p.m. Parents may watch their children collect eggs from just outside the fenced area. Passes for groups #1 – 10 will be distributed starting at 12:00 pm and groups # 11 – 20 will be distributed starting at 1:45 pm.

Tykes and Toddlers Egg Area ( Age up to 3 years old) – This area will open at 12:30 p.m. and close when all eggs have been collected. A limited number of children and parents will be allowed in at a time to provide a fun experience for all. We kindly ask that all strollers be parked outside the fenced area.

Attractions with a paid wristband include:

  • Carnival Games
  • Train Rides (36” min to ride without an adult)
  • Rock Climbing Wall (42″ or taller, minimum weight: 45 lbs, closed-toed shoes required)
  • Inflatables
  • Giant Slide (42″ or taller)
  • Balloon Artists
  • Face Painting
  • Air Brush Artists
  • Wooden Marbled Egg Craft
  • Painting by Pinot’s Palette

Free Attractions include:

  • Photos with Mr. and Mrs. Peter Rabbit (bring your own camera)
  • Egg Scrambles (Age 4 and older)
  • Tykes and Toddlers Egg Area
  • Spring Themed Photo Opportunities (bring your own camera)
  • Bubble Play Area
  • Large Lawn Games
  • Information Booth Games




Location: My GYM Ladera Ranch,  1701 Corporate Dr. Suite C-1 • Ladera Ranch

When: Sunday March 28th

Times: 2:00 p.m.  – 3:00 p.m.

Event Activities: Must RSVP here for the event. Games, egg hunt, dancing, treats and more.


Lake Forest 

Location: El Toro Park – 23701 Los Alisos Blvd

When: Saturday, April 1st

Times: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Event Activities: This annual Bunny Blast event is fun for the whole family, packed with activities including game booths, rides, music, and more. Bring your empty Easter baskets or bags to collect candy-filled eggs from themed egg stations using your free egg station card, available to the first 1,000 children. Bring your camera to take photos with the Easter Bunny, and enjoy all the fun activities.


Mission Viejo 

Location: The Shops at Mission Viejo, Level 1, near Nordstrom

When: Friday, March 10 through Saturday, April 16

Times: Monday – Saturday: 11AM – 7PM, Sundays: 12PM – 6PM and Saturday, April 8th: 10AM – 7PM

Story time with the Easter Bunny: Every Friday in the month of March Check here for exact times:

Reservations: The reservation line is now open for customers to make reservations – and reservations are strongly recommended.  https://www.simon.com/mall/the-shops-at-mission-viejo/stores/bunny-photo-experience




Location: The Shops at the Kaleidoscope, 27741 Crown Valley Parkway Mission Viejo, CA 92691

When: Saturday, April 1st

Times: Saturday: 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Craft Activities: Easter crafts, face painting, Easter Bunny, Bounce House and more…..

Reservations: No reservations required


Rancho Mission Viejo

Location: The Pavilion 2 Tierno Rancho Mission Viejo, CA 92694

When: Saturday April 1st

Times: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Activities: Enjoy interactive experiences like a petting zoo, Easter egg hunts, face painting, music & more! Families can take photos with a professional photographer for a styled spring photo op! Come early at 9am to join family Pilates at the Park with Core Town Pilates! Charis Collaborative will be passing out swag bags filled with goodies from local businesses to the first 150 families!


Rancho Santa Margarita

Location: Central Park Amphitheater, 30842 La Miranda, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

When: Saturday April 8

Times: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Activities: As part of our Easter Celebration, we are hosting a family-friendly movie night at Central Park…ON THE BIG SCREEN. We will be showing Encanto.  Bring your bunny ears, blankets, snacks, and join us for this fun event.  Everyone is welcome so invite your friends and neighbors.


Location: Cal Elite, 22982 Avenida Empresa Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

When: Friday April 7th

Times: 12 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.

Activities: Enjoy games, a bounce house, free-play on our gym equipment, Easter treat decorating, an egg hunt and more!🎉 $12 per child when you register in advance or $15 per child for walk-ins on the day of the event. Sign up through our Parent Portal at www.calelitekids.com


San Clemente 

Location: Vista Hermosa Sports Park

When: Saturday April 8

Times: 9 a.m – Noon

Activities: It’s 3 SENSATIONAL events, 1 SPECTACULAR day! The Sensational Springtacular and Summer Camp Palooza will take place 9:00am-12:00pm on the Meadows at the Vista Hermosa Sports Park, followed by SPLASHtacular from 12:00pm-4:00pm at the San Clemente Aquatics Center.  Pre-sale wristbands are available for purchase for Springtacular activities. A $5 discount will apply if you purchase more than one wristband in the same transaction.  Enjoy bunny visits, live music, spring games, summer camp discounts, & more! Click here to purchase your wristband.




Location: The Outlets at San Clemente, 101 W Avenida Vista Hermosa,  San ClementeCA 92672

When: Saturday April 8th

Times: 1pm to 3pm

Spring Pop-up: Free family fun to be had at Outlets at San Clemente. Join us for free photos with the Easter Bunny, crafts with Fit4Moms, face painting, jar of jelly bean contest, and live entertainment! Link here, flyer attached


San Juan Capistrano 

Location: Zoomars, 31791 Los Rios Street, San Juan Capistrano, CA

When: Saturday April 3

Times: 10:30 a.m – 12:30

Activities: Join us on April 3rd at 10:30 for our annual Easter event! Event ticket included Zoomars admission, animal feed basket, an Easter egg hunt, music by Ms. Brooke, arts & crafts, snacks & drinks and a special visit by the Easter Bunny! We will also have a photo area setup to take pictures! Register on our website at www.MagicStepsStudios.com. Adult & children tickets required.


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