To kick off a festive spring season, don't miss these Easter events around the Valley.
Westgate Entertainment District
Westgate will be holding free Easter Bunny photos from April 1 – 8, Monday through Friday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday/Sunday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. This photo opp. event will be held in Westgate’s Fountain Park.
The Shops at Norterra
The Shops at Norterra will be holding free Easter Bunny photos from April 1 – 8, Monday through Friday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday/Sunday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. This photo opp. event will be near the Harkins
Desert Ridge Marketplace
On Friday, April 7, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., hop on over to The District for the ultimate spring celebration. Guests are invited to follow the trail of eggs from store to store, test their creativity with egg decorating, strike a pose with ‘somebunny’ special and enjoy balloon art, live entertainment, giveaways and more. The Bunny Bash is free and open to the public to get the Easter festivities started early. Desert Ridge Marketplace is located at 21001 N. Tatum Blvd. in Phoenix.
On Saturday, April 1 from 4 to 6 p.m., jump over to Tempe Marketplace for free pictures with the Easter bunny, an egg hunt, live entertainment by Funergy, crafts, giveaways, and more! The free Bunny Hop will be hosted inside The District at Tempe Marketplace. Tempe Marketplace is located at 2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy., in Tempe.
The Easter Eggstravaganza is coming to Downtown Mesa! The Easter Bunny is egg-cited to hop all the way to Downtown Mesa on Saturday, April 8th (10am to 2pm) for a full day of egg-citing family fun and celebration! Start your day with a stroll through the Downtown Mesa Farmers Market, filling your basket with farm-fresh Easter-goodies and egg-ceptional gifts (8am to 12:30pm). Then, hippity-hoppity down Main Street bunny trail to hunt for Easter eggs located in some shops and restaurants where the Easter Bunny has chosen to hide his eggs – be sure to look for the Bunny Ears sign in the door! While hunting eggs, hoppity-hippity to Main & Macdonald to join the rabbit of the hour, the Easter Bunny himself, for free eggs-clusive photos! Be sure to fuel up on the egg-cellent snacks including cotton candy, popcorn and juice. Kids of all ages can create egg-dorable Easter crafts at the Arts & Crafts station. There's so much to do throughout this eggstra-special day! For more information, visit https://downtownmesa.com/events/easter-eggstravaganza.
Get ready for an egg-straordinary time! On April 8 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., families, friends and community members are invited to attend the annual Hide & Peep Scavenger Hunt at Scottsdale Quarter. Follow the trail of brilliantly colored eggs throughout The Quarter and unlock the secret location of a bag full of goodies! After the egg hunt, the littles ones can show off their dance moves to the music, and visit our artists for face painting and balloon-twisting fun. Don't forget to take a selfie with the Easter Bunny, who'll be hopping around The Quad. Reservations for are required for the egg hunt portion of the event and can be made on Eventbrite. For more information, visit scottsdalequarter.com/events.
Queen Creek Marketplace
On Sunday, April 2 from 3 to 5 p.m., head over to Queen Creek Marketplace for a free Easter celebration! Enjoy free pictures with the Easter Bunny, an interactive craft activity, prizes, and a chance to win $50 gift cards to stores in Queen Creek Marketplace. The festivities will be from 3 to 5 p.m. near Kohl’s. Queen Creek Marketplace is located at 21398 S. Ellsworth Loop Rd. in Queen Creek. For more information, visit http://www.queencreekmarketplace.com.
Crossroads Towne Center
On Sunday, April 2 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., head over to Crossroads Towne Center for a free Easter celebration! Enjoy free pictures with the Easter Bunny, an interactive craft activity, prizes, and a chance to win $50 gift cards to stores in Crossroads Towne Center. The festivities will from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. near Panda Express. Crossroads Towne Center is located at 3757 S. Gilbert Rd. in Gilbert. For more information, visit http://www.shopcrossroadstc.com.