By Crystal Hessong
Spend time with your family this Easter weekend March 30 to April 1, 2018. Houston has numerous church and community events for you and your loved ones that will make this an Easter to remember. Whether your kids want to meet the Easter Bunny or hunt for eggs, check out these fun-filled activities.
An Old-Fashioned Easter
George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Road
Richmond, Texas 77469
Date: March 31, 2018 9 a.m.
Step back in time to the Victorian era to experience an Easter as it was celebrated then. Easter cards, old-fashioned games, egg hunts and more await visitors to George Ranch Historical Park. Though the festivities start at 9 a.m., the three egg hunts will happen at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. The historic lunch at 12:30 p.m. costs $15 per adult and $12 per child with required reservations.
13th Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Vendors’ Market
7 Acre Wood
4401 North Frazier St.
Conroe, Texas 77303
Date: March 31, 2018 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Go north of Houston to nearby Conroe for one of the biggest Easter bashes in the area. The 7 Acre Wood opens its doors for free for its 13th Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Market. Your free admission gets your kids the opportunity to find Easter eggs, play mini golf, experience a zip line, pet animals in the petting zoo and pretend they’re in an Old West town. Additional tickets may be purchased if your kids want pictures with the Easter Bunny. Concessions, carnival games, paint ball, pony rides, face painting and train rides all cost extra.
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Chapelwood Easter Egg Hunt and Family Festival
Chapelwood United Methodist Church
11140 Greenbay St.
Houston, Texas 77024
Date: March 31, 2018 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Located on Houston’s west side, Chapelwood United Methodist Church always hosts a spring festival each Easter weekend for the community. In addition to the egg hunts, which will be divided by age groups, the festival will feature a rock wall, bounce houses, a train, food trucks and much more. It happens the Saturday before Easter from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Special Needs Kids Easter Egg Hunt 2018
Helen Hall Library
100 West Walker
League City, Texas 77573
Date: March 31, 2018 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sometimes, it can be difficult to find family events for those with special needs kids. Don’t worry this year. The Helen Hall Library in nearby League City will host an Easter Egg hunt for special needs kids. Parents are welcome to help their kids participate, and while the event is free, attendees will be limited to 35 kids each half hour. Register early on the Eventbrite website here to lock in your spot for this event.
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Easter in the Gardens
One Hope Blvd.
Galveston, Texas 77554
Moody Gardens pulls out all the stops for its family friendly Easter in the Gardens each year. For children ages 9 and under, the Oleander Bowl turns into a giant egg hunt field. There will also be a petting zoo. Of course, the Easter Bunny will be on hand, and if you feel hungry, the restaurant will serve a buffet on Easter Sunday. All events except the buffet are free and open to the public.