2016 Easter Activities in Will County, IL

2016 Easter Activities 
in Will County, IL 


     The Easter Bunny is one busy little fellow in Will County this year!

     He's showing up at a large variety of events being held all over our county:
  • Egg hunts 
  • Flashlight hunts 
  • Hunts for Hounds
  • Pancake Breakfasts 
  • Photo opportunities 
  • Entertainment 
  • Crafting 
  • Parades
  • And More … 

     So especially if you have little ones, are Bunny fanatics, or have hounds ... you won't want to miss out on any of the fun being planned for this year.

     Below, I've gathered info on some of the Easter Bunny's many activities being held throughout Will County in 2016.

     I hope it provides you many ideas for fun with your family and friends ... and plenty of opportunity to enjoy and share in the fruits of the Easter Bunny's labors ...

     So Get Hoppin' At:

     The Manhattan Park District’s:

Easter Egg Hunt – 2016

being held on Saturday, March 19th


  • Pre-Register @ 815.478.3324 no later than March 11th
  • Egg Hunt being held Rain or Shine!
  • FREE Event
  • Cameras Welcome
  • Children participating in the Hunt should bring their own bag/container for eggs
  • 3 to 5 yr old: 1:00 to 1:15 pm
  • 6 to 7 yr old: 1:15 to 1:30 pm
  • 8 to 9 yr old: 1:30 to 1:45 pm
and their ...

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt – 2016
being held on Friday, March 18th.

  • Pre-Register @ 815.478.3324 or pay online @ www.manhattanparkdistrict.com no later than March 11th
  • Egg Hunt held Rain or Shine!
  • Held 8 pm to 9 pm
  • Bring Flashlights
  • Fee: $3/R/NR Pre-Register and $5/R/NR Day of Event

     The Mokena Public Library’s:

Easter Fun at the Library – 2016 
being held on March 12th.


     The New Lenox Community Park District’s:

Easter Egg Hunt – 2016
being held on March 19th.

  • Held at Haines Wayside Park
  • Easter Bunny visit, candy, prizes, more!
  • Outdoor Event – dress accordingly
  • 2- 3 yr old: 10:30 am
  • 4- 6 yr old: 10:45 am
  • 7-10 yr old: 11:00 am
  • 11-14 yr old: 11:15 am

     Lincoln-Way Special Recreation Association’s:
Easter Egg Hunt and
Pancake and Sausage Breakfast – 2016
being held on March 26th


  • Tickets Sold at Door and Online
  • Easter Bunny visits!
  • Bring cameras – pictures with Bunny
  • Arts, Crafts
  • Easter Egg Hunt times are age specific:
  • 1 to 4 years: 9:00 to 9:10 am
  • 5 to 7 years: 9:15 to 9:25 am
  • 8 to 11 years: 9:30 to 9:40 am
  • 12 to 16 years: 9:45 to 9:55 am
  • 17 & older: 10:00 to 10:10 am
  • Info: 815.320.3507 or kreczek@lwsra.org

     The Frankfort Park District’s:

Super Dog Egg Hunt
being held on March 19th.

  • Held at: BarkPark @ Commissioners Park
  • Held on Saturday at 2:30 pm
  • FREE Event
  • Rain Date: March 22nd – 6:00 pm
  • Photos with Peter Cotton Tail
  • Dog must be On-Leash
  • Adults must accompany each dog
and their ...

Egg Hunt with Peter Cottontail 
held on March 19th.

  • Free Event
  • For Ages 1 to 8 years old
  • Starts at: 1:00 pm
  • Bring a basket or container
  • Peter Cottontail takes part in the hunt
  • Each child in attendance receives a bag of candy
  • Rain Location: Founders Community Center

     The Timbers of Shorewood:

11th Annual Hippity-Hop Easter Egg Hunt 
being held on March 26th.

  • Held at:  The Timbers of Shorewood 
  • FREE Event
  • Starts at: 10:30 am
  • Pictures with the Easter Bunny
  • Caricature Artists, Clown, Magician, Juggler Entertainment, Petting Zoo
  • 10,000 Easter eggs filled with candy
  • Toddler to 12 years old invited to participate (Toddlers are inside)
  • Face Painting, Portrait Artist, More
  • Info at: 815.609.0669

     The Will County Forest Preserve’s:

Hugs for Hounds Easter Egg Hunt
being held on March 26th.


  • Being held at: HammelWoods – DuPage River Access, Shorewood
  • Event Starts: Saturday @ 11:00 am (Registration: 10:30 am)
  • Pre-Registration recommended (online) (Mail: Registration Form)
  • Dog Treats and Prizes for hunt
  • Fee: $5.00
  • Drawings for Easter Baskets
  • Dogs must be on a Leash and accompanied by Adult Owner
  • Bring your Camera
     The Plainfield Park District’s:

Flashlight Egg Hunt
being held on March 24th.


  • Time: 8 to 9 pm
  • Held at:  VanHorn Woods West
  • Bring your own Flashlight and Basket!
  • Event Held Rain or Shine
  • Pre-Registration is Required no later than March 23rd @ Noon
  • Fee: $6/NR $7.50 w/parent
  • Hunts are age specific.  Make sure to arrive on time!   

     The Wilmington Park District’s:

Spring Eggstravaganza 
being held on March 19th.

  • Event Starts at: 11:00 am
  • Location: North Island
  • FREE Event
  • Giant Slide, Inflatable Obstacle Course, Kite Flying, Bubble Pool
  • Photos with Easter Bunny
  • Hunts start at 1:00 pm and are Age Specific
  • Refreshments are served
     The Joliet Park District’s:

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
being held on March 19th.


  • Held at: BirdHaven Greenhouse
  • Hours:  8 to 9:30 am  and  10:30 to Noon
  • Cost: $12/pp 
  • 2 yrs. & Under: FREE
  • Bring your Cameras!
  • Visit with the Easter Bunny. Take part in the Egg Roll
  • Pre-Registration Required. 
  • For More Info: 815.741.7278, Ext. 5 
  • Website: www.jolietpark.org

     I hope you have a chance to participate in many of the above events. Please have a wonderful, safe Easter ...

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