Easter 2018 in Sioux City

Easter this year will be on Sunday, April 1st...no foolin'! Here are some of the Easter themed events and activities happening around Siouxland to celebrate:

Egg Hunts

  • I Heart Media is hiding over 25,000 Easter eggs stuffed with candy, prizes, and more at Grandview Park on Saturday March 24th, and the hunt begins at 10am on the Northside. More details here.
  • Morningside College's AOII will be hosting their 4th annual Hop Out Arthritis on Sunday March 25th from 1-4pm with hourly egg hunts, plus egg dyeing, face painting, a silent auction, bake sale, and more, with proceeds going to the Arthritis Foundation. $5 for kids 2+ (kids under 2 also welcome for free.)
  • Iowa School of Beauty is holding an Easter Egg Hunt featuring not just egg hunting but also games, prizes, refreshments, and pictures with the Easter Bunny on Tuesday March 27th from 5:30-6:30pm for kids 11 and younger at 3320 Line Drive
  • St. Paul's Lutheran Church is holding an Easter Egg Hunt with gift baskets, prizes, and snacks on Saturday March 24th from 10:30am to 12:30 for kids ages 3-10 at 612 Jennings Street
  • Radiant Life Community Church is holding an Easter Egg hunt for kids 1-10 divided into 3 age groups on Saturday March 244th at 11am and will have Sioux City Police officers attending to play basketball with kids and Sioux City Fire Department in attendance including a fire truck. 
  • Whispering Creek Retirement Community is hosting an egg hunt, face painting, petting zoo, and more on Saturday the 24th from 10:30am-1pm for kids 2609 Nicklaus Blvd
  • Sioux City Police and Fire Rescue will be at a community Egg Hunt  at 2401 W. 1st on Saturday the 24th at  at 11am for kids 1-10, and kids can play basketball with the officers and see a fire truck.
  • Egg Hunt Extravaganza at Cook Park will include egg hunting, music, and prizes on Saturday March 31st from noon to 1pm for kids ages 2-12
  • Camp High Hopes is hosting an inclusive egg hunt, crafts, and a visit from the Easter Bunny for people with special needs and their families on March 31st from 1-4pm
  • South Sioux City Parks and Rec is hosting an Egg Hunt at Riverview Ball Fields on March 26th at 11am for kids 1-10. Kids 3 & under will be on Field 3, 4&5 year olds will be on Field 4, and Kids 6-10 will be on Field 5
  • Regency Square Care Center invites kids 1-12 to an Easter egg hunt at 11am on Saturday March 25th at noon followed by crafts, face painting and more.
  • Salix Easter egg hunt is the Saturday before Easter, March 31, at 9:30am for kids 3rd grade and younger, at Salix Park

Other Fun

Michael's Crafts Kid's Club is making the following Easter Crafts:

  • Yarn Chicks, Saturday March 24th, 10am-noon, two options-easier option recommended for 3+ is $2, more complicated option recommended for 6+ is $5
  • Easter Treat Bags, Saturday March 31st, 10am-noon, two options-easier option recommended for 3+ is $2, more complicated option recommended for 6+ is $5

Jolly Time Koated Kernels is hosting popcorn egg making on Friday March 30thfrom 10am-5pm for $1 per egg

This activity will be updated as I hear of other Easter themed events.
If you know of a fun Easter themed event I should add to the list, please e-mail me so I can add it!