Whidbey Island's Ultimate Guide to Easter Egg Hunts

Contributed by Si Fisher

Easter on Whidbey Island is like opening a giant, community-wide Easter egg: filled with surprises, wrapped in the beautiful scenery of the Pacific Northwest, and, let's be honest, probably a bit more chocolate than anyone needs. This year, the island is hopping with activities for everyone from the tiniest of tots to adults who are kids at heart. Here's your golden egg of information on where to find the fun!

Holmes Harbor Rod & Gun Club: An Egg-ceptional Start

Kick-off your Easter weekend with a bang at the Holmes Harbor Rod & Gun Club on March 30, at noon. Kids 11 and under are invited to hunt for Easter treasures, enjoy prizes, and munch on hot dogs. And for a little extra magic, the local 4H group will introduce some adorable animals. Don't forget your basket, and try to hop in by 11:30 AM to catch all the fun.

Date & Time: March 30, Noon - 1:00 PM

Location: 3334 Brooks Hill Road, Langley, WA 98260



Clinton Easter Egg Event: Where Fun Meets Fizz

Prefer a hunt with a side of fizz? Head to The Thirsty Crab Brewery on March 30, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, for an egg-stravaganza that includes more than just hunting for eggs. This event is bursting with activities – think Easter Bunny photos, a bouncy castle, and crafts, making it a perfect family outing. Plus, with age-appropriate hunts for those 12 and under, every child gets a fair crack at finding those hidden treasures.

Date & Time: March 30, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Thirsty Crab Brewery, 9000 SR 525, Clinton



Meerkerk Gardens: A Blooming Good Time

Hop your way to Meerkerk Gardens for an Easter Egg Hunt amidst flowers in peak bloom! On March 30, with hunts at 11 AM and again at 2 PM, children 10 & under can explore this botanical paradise for hidden eggs. Little explorers up to age 5 have their own special area near the Gazebo, while the 6-10-year-olds embark on their adventure in a separate spot. Don't miss the chance to meet the Meerkerk Bunny and experience the gardens during the most enchanting time of the year.

Date & Time: March 30, 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Location: 3531 Meerkerk Lane, Greenbank



Whidbey Farm & Market: Eggs, Candy Cannons, and Easter Bunnies, Oh My!

Next on the list, Whidbey Farm & Market is pulling out all the stops for their 2nd annual Easter event, happening on the last two weekends in March. Families can enjoy an egg hunt, a candy cannon, a bouncy house, and a meet-and-greet with the Easter Bunny. And for the adults? An Easter Egg Hunt under the stars on March 29th, with over $500 worth of prizes, games, bonfires, and music to keep the festive spirit alive.

Date & Time: March 30, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: 1240 Arnold Road, Oak Harbor


Oak Harbor Easter Egg Hunt: Trees, Treats, and Treasures Galore!

Join the Oak Harbor Main Street Association for a cherished community event at Smith Park. On March 30, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM, families can enjoy a sensory-friendly hunt before the main event at 12:30 PM for kids up to age 10. It’s not just about the eggs; learn about the majestic Garry Oak trees and snag some free books in this educational and fun-filled outing.

Date & Time: March 30, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Smith Park, SE Midway Boulevard & SE 9th Avenue, Oak Harbor


The Hunt for the Perfect Home

Between the egg hunts and the Easter Bunny meet-and-greets, we're reminded of the joys of community and the warmth of coming home. In the spirit of new beginnings this Easter, why not consider finding your perfect nest on Whidbey Island? Working with a local broker who knows the island inside and out can crack open a world of opportunities, whether you're buying, selling, or just exploring your options. Remember, the best hunts end with finding exactly what you were looking for, and in real estate, it's no different.

Happy Easter!

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