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Top Easter Events For Kids In St. Louis

April 11, 2014 8:00 AM

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St. Louis has an Easter party for everyone, featuring all sorts of colorful crafts, egg hunts, baby chicks and tasty treats. Of course, the Easter Bunny will be on hand to make sure everyone has a great time. Create fond Easter memories with your child as you take part in these festive events all over the city.
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Breakfast with the Bunny
Saint Louis Zoo
1 Government Drive
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 646-4897
www.stlzoo.org

Dates: April 12, 13 and 19, 2014 at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Get excited about Easter at the Saint Louis Zoo. Enjoy a full breakfast buffet in the River Camp area, with costumed characters and fun activities, and get a souvenir photo with the big bunny himself. Your Easter gifts include prizes for the children and free parking for the grownups. The cost is $22 for adults and $20 for ages two to 12. Kids under age two are admitted free. Reservations are necessary, call (314) 646-4897 to request a spot for your family.

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Magic House Annual Egg Roll
Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum
516 S. Kirkwood Road
St. Louis, MO 63122
(314) 822-8900
www.magichouse.org

Date: April 21, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

St. Louis’s favorite Children’s Museum is a prime location for an Easter adventure. Since there is a replica Oval Office inside of the Magic House, it seems only fitting to use the front lawn for an Easter event, just like the White House. The Egg Roll race is a highlight, but kids will also enjoy story times, egg decorating, a scavenger hunt and art projects. The Easter Bunny will be in attendance, and parents can bring their own cameras to capture the moment. All events are free with regular Magic House admission, and no reservations are necessary. 

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Easter Egg-Citement 
Eckert’s Orchards
951 S. Green Mount Road
Belleville, IL 62221
(618) 233-0513
www.eckerts.com

Dates: April 12-13, 18-19, 2014

Eckert’s has always been St. Louis’s choice for farm-fresh family fun, and Easter is no egg-ception. The annual easter egg hunt happens hourly from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., and the rest of your child’s day will be filled with cuddling baby bunnies and chicks, getting their faces painted, eating yummy treats, planting seeds and visiting with the Easter Bunny. The cost is $10, and photos with the Bunny are available for an additional $10. No reservations are necessary, unless you also want to attend a Breakfast with the Bunny event the same day from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. for $6 per child and $12 per adult. 

kirkwood Top Easter Events For Kids In St. Louis

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Teen Egg Hunt
Kirkwood Park
111 S. Geyer Road
St. Louis, MO 63122
(314) 822-5855
www.kirkwoodmo.org

Date: April 18, 2014 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Kids age 10 to 14 might be feeling a little left out of the Easter festivities they enjoyed when they were younger. Kirkwood has remembered them, with a very special tween-style event at the Lion’s Pavilion in Kirwood Park. This super-cool event begins with pizza and drinks, then moves outside for an Egg Hunt in the dark, with flashlights. The cost is $5 for Kirkwood residents and $7 for non-residents. Be sure to pre-register, and bring your own basket and flashlight. 

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Lauren Haas was the founder and publisher of The St. Louis Area Family Gazette magazine, and editor-in-chief of Marketplace Magazine. Now, Lauren is a full-time freelance writer who travels the world, using St. Louis as her base. Contact her at Lauren@LaurenHaas.com
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