Easter Fun in the Richmond Area!

Looking for some Easter Fun for your little ones?  Check out these classic events and some other opportunities to celebrate the season.

Dominion Family Easter at Maymont
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Easter Fun at Maymont


Saturday, April 20th
Maymont Carriage House Lawn
Free admission, but many activities require a fee.  

Enjoy one of Richmond’s favorite Easter traditions with the Easter Bunny, crafts, games, live entertainment and more! Tickets required for most activities.  Food will be available for purchase. Most activities are suitable for ages 4 to 10.

Ticketed Activities 

Tickets are $2 each and can be exchanged to enjoy crafts, inflatables, games, experiences, and more! One ticket per participant per activity. For each ticket you redeem, you will receive one Easter egg. Eggs may contain an “eggstra” prize. (Space is limited)

Crafts      Face Painting      Easter Games       Bonnet Making
Planting Station      Inflatable Slides      Inflatable Games   Temporary Tattoos  Life Sized Candy Game   and more!

Free Activities

Live Entertainment Performances by:  Jonathan Austin,  CharacterWorks,  SPARC,  Easter Bunny Meet & Greet     Community Zone      Bonnet Parades       Local Mascots      Chalk Zone  and more!

Peek-a-Bloom with Peter Rabbit

A visit with Peter Rabbit at Lewis Ginter

Saturday, April 20 & Sunday, April 21st
Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens
Regular Garden admission

A Richmond favorite for many years!  Come meet Peter Rabbit as he poses for photographs on Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm.

There will be many activities in the Children’s Garden.  Food is available for purchase in the Garden Cafe.

Easter on Parade

Monument Avenue between Allen and Davis Avenues
1pm-5pm on Easter Sunday, April 21st
Free admission

Easter on Parade, the beloved Richmond tradition that showcases attendees “parading” up and down scenic Monument Avenue.  There will be music, arts, crafts, children’s activities, food, balloon artistry, and a petting zoo. Don’t miss the people and pet watching – a favorite of adults!   A highlight of the is the ever-popular Pet Bonnet and People Bonnet Showcases.


Westchester Commons  Saturday, April 20th from 11am-1pm

The event will be held in the field next to Glow Golf (301 Perimeter Drive). Meet the Easter Bunny himself, who will have treats for everyone. Plus, an Easter Egg Hunt for ages 5 and under, inflatables, face painting, balloon artists, juggling entertainment and an Easter Bonnet Contest (for all ages)! Don’t miss all the fun, just before the EB hops your way!

Easter Fun at Cabela’s
Standing Easter Bunny Craft. Saturday, April 20th Noon-5pm  and Sunday, April 21st Noon-4pm.  Free Craft. See store for details.  

Free Egg Hunt.  2pm on Saturday, April 20th.  Registration 1:30pm.  Ages 2-10. Find 5 eggs and return for candy.  See store for details. 

Bunny Photos

Enjoy a visit with the Easter Bunny at your local mall and get a photo with the bunny.  Bunnies are at the Short Pump MallRegency Square, and Chesterfield Towne Center.