Knoxville Easter Events


Hippity hoppity! Easter is on its way to East Tennessee! Knoxville Moms has your complete list of fun family activities to create special Easter memories. You can hunt for hundreds of eggs and even meet the Easter bunny! But that’s not all. You may even find something to add to your family’s Easter traditions. However you celebrate, we hope you and your peeps have a great time!

{COVID-19 Update: Many Easter events in East Tennessee have been postponed or cancelled.  Please check with organizers of the events below before you make plans to attend.}

Knoxville Easter Events**Don’t forget your baskets! You’ll need to bring your own basket to all of the hunts below!**

Knoxville Easter Events

West Town Mall Easter Bunny

West Town Mall
7600 Kingston Pike

(865) 693-4731
Cost: FREE to visit. Prices of photo packages vary.
Come visit with the Easter Bunny and capture the moment with photos!
Walk up or skip the wait and make a reservation online.

Caring Bunny

West Town Mall
7600 Kingston Pike

(865) 693-4731

Sunday, 3/29/20 10:00AM-11:30AM
Cost: FREE to visit. Prices of photo packages vary.

Caring Bunny provides an exclusive, subdued and welcoming environment for children with special needs and their families. The Bunny will be located in front of JCPenney. Photos will be taken and available for purchase at this event. Make your reservation online.

Beardsley Farm Community Egg Hunt

1741 Reynolds Street Knoxville, TN 37921

(865) 546-8446

Sunday, 4/5/20 1:00PM-3:00PM

Cost: FREE

All skilled egg hunters ages 2 to 10 are invited to participate in CAC Beardsley Community Farm’s 2020 Egg Hunt on April 5th from 1pm-3pm! The rain date is April 11th. The event is FREE and suggested donations of $5 per child will be accepted. Don’t forget your egg baskets. The Easter Bunny will be here to take photos with children. Bring your own camera or phones! This year’s Egg Hunt includes over 4,000 eggs containing candy hidden across three locations. Each location is specific to age groups either 2-4, 5-7 or 8-10. Each age group will begin their hunt at 1:30pm in different zones. When arriving, look for signs to direct you to the age appropriate zone. Dogs are not permitted at Beardsley Community Farm.

Smart Toys and Books: Easter Bunny Greet

Smart Toys and Books
Franklin Square 9700 Kingston Pike

(865) 394-6060
Saturday, 3/28/20 10:00am-1:00pm
Cost: FREE
Meet the Easter bunny and snap a photo! First come, first serve, free to visit!

UT Gardens Wild Bird Eggstravaganza

UT Gardens
2431 Joe Johnson Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996

(865) 974-8265
Saturday, 4/28/20 12:00PM-3:00PM
Cost: $8 per child

The start of spring brings one of our most anticipated events: Wild Bird Eggstravaganza! We will have the annual egg hunt, fun prizes, and, of course, lots of great information about birds. Join us for a fun-filled afternoon in the Gardens. This will be a great event for families with children 12 and under. Each participant will make bird-related crafts and will take home seeds to plant. The Easter Bunny might be found hopping around the garden, too! Wear your favorite spring clothes, bring a basket and camera, and come ready for fun. This is a food-allergy friendly event, meaning it is food-free – sponsored by Allergy and Asthma Affiliates, University of Tennessee Federal Credit Union, and the Food Allergy Community of East Tennessee (FACET). Pre-registration is required.
**Preregistration is required.**
Use this link for online registration.

Zoo Knoxville’s Big Egg Hunt!

Zoo Knoxville
3500 Knoxville Zoo Drive
Knoxville, TN 37914

(865) 637-5331
Saturday, 4/11/20 8:00AM-9:00AM (hunt starts at 8:15AM)
Cost: Ages 2 & Up $20, Adult $20, Under 2 Free
The Big Egg Hunt is designed for pre-school and elementary-aged children, and features separate hunts for two age groups: ages 0-4 and ages 5-12. The morning features thousands of eggs hidden throughout the zoo that you can recycle at the end of the event to receive a chocolate bunny. Find one of the elusive “golden eggs” and win a special prize. All tickets include General Admission to the zoo for the day. Ticket link coming soon. Please leave the egg hunting for the children. Please bring your own baskets or bags.

Special Needs & Sensory Friendly Easter Egg Hunt

Adara Events & Photography

9220 Park West Boulevard Suite 102
Knoxville, TN 37923

Saturday, 4/4/20 12:00PM-2:00PM

Cost: $10

Hunts will run every 10 minutes, with every other hunt being sensory friendly/special needs. We want to include every child and the whole family, so every other hunt will be available to neurotypical children. Due to the nature of this event, each special needs hunt will have a maximum of 5 children while the neurotypical hunts will have a max of 10 children. We want to provide a less chaotic egg hunting experience for local families. All abilities are welcome. The event space is handicap accessible and we will try our best to accommodate all special needs. Please let us know if you are concerned about any logistics. If you have an adult child with special needs, we welcome you as well. Face painting, crafts, activities, snacks + allergy friendly sweets will be available for a fun Easter event for the whole family. Professional photography will be available with images available for purchase after the event. All photos will be sent via an online gallery.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Cook N Craft Academy

418 Wharf Street Loudon, TN 37774

(865) 394-8796

Saturday, 4/4/20 10:00AM-12:00PM

Cost: Ages 3-9 $7.50+tax, Ages 10-17 $10+tax, Ages 2 & Under Free

Join Cook N Craft Academy for a unique breakfast with the Easter bunny complete with waffles, bacon, scones, muffins, coffee, juice and more! Take a photo with the famous bunny and kids receive a special surprise! Use this link to register.

Knoxville Moms 7th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

The Muse Knoxville
516 N. Beaman Street Knoxville, TN 37914 (Near the Knoxville Zoo in Chilhowee Park)

(865) 594-1494
Sunday, 3/29/20 2:30PM-5:00PM (RAIN OR SHINE)

Cost: $20 per family (this includes up to four adults and four children).
Join Knoxville Moms and our following families for a day of Easter fun at The MUSE. Easter egg hunt included! Hunt times as follows: 5 years and up at 2:50PM, 3 & 4 years old at 3:05PM, 1-2 year olds at 3:20PM, and 1 and under at 3:35PM.
**Preregistration is required. You may register by visiting our website or our Facebook page. The event has sold out but be sure to add your name to the waiting list as more spots may open!** Easter Egg Hunt Knoxville Moms


Sequoyah Hills Community Easter Egg Hunt

Sequoyah Hills Presbyterian Church
3700 Keowee Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37919

(865) 522-9804
Sunday, 4/5/20 3:00PM-5:00PM
Cost: FREE
All children through third grade should bring a parent and a basket with twelve plastic eggs filled with age-appropriate, nut-free candy or treats. The event will be canceled in the event of rain.

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Easter Egg Hunt

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church
6915 N Ruggles Ferry Pike
Knoxville, TN 37924

(865) 524-3172
Saturday, 4/11/20 11:00AM-2:00PM
Cost: FREE
Come join us for our annual Easter egg hunt!

Tuckahoe Baptist Church Easter Egg Hunt

Tuckahoe Baptist Church
1837 Richards Lane
Knoxville, TN 37914

(865) 256-8446
Saturday, 3/28/20 1:00PM-4:00PM
Cost: FREE
Egg hunt will begin at 2:00.  There will be free food, drinks and games.  Activities include pictures with the Easter bunny, crafts, balloon animals and a bounce house.  Raffle tickets are $1.00 and we will announce winners around 3:15PM. Come out and join us for some fun!

Beaver Ridge UMC Breakfast & Easter Egg Hunt 

Beaver Ridge United Methodist Church
7753 Oak Ridge Highway
Knoxville, TN 37931

(865) 983-2080
Saturday, 4/11/20 9:00AM-12:00PM
Cost: FREE/Donations Welcome
The BRUMC annual pancake breakfast and Easter egg hunt will be on April 11th. Breakfast begins at 9am, followed by the egg hunt at 10am. There will be an Easter bunny for photos and other fun activities. This is a free event, open to anyone in the community. Join us! We would love to have you! Donations for this event are welcome! If you would like to donate candy for the egg hunt, please feel free to drop it off at the church office. For any questions, contact the church office at (865) 690-1060 or [email protected]

Creekside Stable Easter Egg Hunt 

Creekside Stable & Tack
677 Miller Road
Clinton, TN 37716

(865) 803-4872
Saturday, 4/4/20 11:00AM-1:00PM
Cost: FREE
First Baptist Church Children’s Ministry will have their annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted at Creekside Stables on Saturday, April 4, 2020 starting at 11:00am. This event is free and open to the entire community. Fun for the whole family. Creekside Stables will also have escorted horse rides available. NOTE : In the event of inclement weather, we have a rain date set for Saturday, April 11th.

Helicopter Easter Egg Drop 

301 Margrave Drive
Harriman, TN 37748

Saturday, 4/11/20 10:00AM-1:00PM
Cost: FREE
The City of Harriman is teaming up with Courts of Praise Church to host the 6th Annual Helicopter Easter Egg Drop at the Flour Mill Flats Complex in Harriman. We hope your family can come out and join us in the fun! Registration will begin for the grand prize at 10:00 a.m.
Egg Drop Schedule
0-2 year olds – Field 1  – 11:00 a.m.
3-5 year olds-  Field 2  – 11:15 a.m.
6-8 year olds-  Field 1  – 11:30 a.m.
9-10 year olds-Field 2  – 11:45 a.m.

Big Ridge State Park Easter Egg Hunt 

Big Ridge State Park
1015 Big Ridge Park Road
Maynardville, TN 37807

(865) 992-5523
Saturday, 4/11/20 10:00AM-2:00PM
Cost: FREE
Big Ridge State Park will host its 22nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 11, 2020.  It is a day full of fun for the entire family.  We hope to make this our largest Easter event to date!   This event will be held rain or shine.  We have a total of 12,000 candy filled eggs, and some of the eggs will have prize tickets included.  There will be four separate hunts to accommodate children of different ages.  We start the day with a group of children 2 years of age and younger, then move on to 3 to 4 years old, then on to 5 to 7 years old, and then off to a big finish with the older children of 8 to 10 years old.  The Easter Bunny loves the event and always makes an appearance during the festivities.  We fully anticipate for him to be there again this year!   If you have any questions, ideas or need to discuss anything else about the event, please feel free to contact the park office at (865)992-5523.

Dante Church of God Epic Egg Hunt 

Dante Church of God
414 Dante School Road
Knoxville, TN 37918

(865) 454-8931
Saturday, 4/11/20 10:30AM-1:30PM
Cost: FREE
Grab the kids, find the Easter baskets, and join us for an EPIC day of Easter FUN! There will be photo opportunities with Funny Bunny and other favorite characters. We will also have a FAMILY FUN ZONE with face painting, crafts, bounce houses, cake walk, and concessions. There will also be prize giveaways for each age group and a Family Grand Prize Drawing at the end.

Easter Egg Hunt on the Farm

Narramore Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze

199 Laurel Bluff Road Kingston, TN 37763

(865) 403-9335

Friday 4/10/20 and Saturday 4/11/20 11:00AM-4:00PM

Cost: Ages 3+ $5, Ages 2 & Under Free

Make plans to join the Easter Bunny at Narramore Farms for an EGG-cellent event! This event will feature non-stop egg hunts, fun games, face painting, food vendors and of course all the normal fun farm activities. Photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny will take place every hour. A continuous egg hunt that will last ALL DAY!
Kids of all ages will hunt together in the same field while parents are able to soak it all in and capture precious photos to cherish year after year!
The kiddos will turn in their eggs after hunting to obtain a small prize.* {Limit one prize per child.} This event is weather permitting. If you are unsure, please be sure to check with Narramore Farms.

RiverView Family Farm Easter Event 

RiverView Family Farm
12130 Prater Lane
Knoxville, TN 37922

(865) 603-9347

Friday, 4/10/20 & Saturday, 4/11/20 11:00AM-4:00PM
Cost: $10 per person/child, Under 2 Free
Come and enjoy a relaxing day by the lake!  Activities include a continuous Easter egg hunt, farm animals, games and food, music, hayrides, face painting and outdoor fun!

Fountain City Easter Egg Hunt

Fountain City Park
117 Hotel Road
Knoxville, TN 37918

Saturday, 4/4/20 9:00AM-12:00PM

Cost: FREE
The Annual Fountain City Easter Egg Hunt is a yearly tradition bringing together kids of all ages and their parents to enjoy a fun day of vendors, games, a variety of activities, and, of course, Easter egg hunting! The event is free and open to the public, so we hope you’ll join us. There will also be a visit from the Easter Bunny!

Community Missionary Baptist Church Easter Egg Hunt

Community Missionary Baptist Church
1708 West Emory Road Powell, TN 37849

Saturday, 4/4/20 2:30PM-4:00PM
Please join Community Missionary Baptist Church for their annual Easter Egg Hunt. This is open to the public and kids of all ages (including teens). The egg hunt for all ages will start around 2:30pm. Be sure to bring a basket!

Grace Baptist Church Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt

Grace Christian Academy Football Field
7171 Oak Ridge Highway
Knoxville, TN

(865) 974-8265
Saturday, 4/4/20 10:00AM-1:00PM
Cost: FREE
Join us for our second annual “Eggstravaganza Easter Egg Hunt” for ages 2 years to 5th grade. A helicopter will drop thousands of eggs over the GCA Football field. Each age group will have their own designated time for their egg hunt. We will have a Family Fun Zone with inflatables, face painters, balloon artists and food trucks. Don’t miss this FREE event!

Karns Community Eggapalooza 

Karns High School
2710 Byington Solway
Knoxville, TN 37931

Saturday, 4/11/20 10:00AM-12:00PM
Cost: FREE
The Karns Community Eggapalooza is BACK and will be fun for the whole family! Brought to you in partnership by Karns High School and Fellowship Church Pellissippi, Eggapalooza will include carnival games, pony rides and fun for all ages. PLUS, a giant Egg Hunt with over 20,000 eggs. (Separate egg hunts for pre-schoolers and elementary aged kids.) PLUS, free lunch for the first 1,000 participants. Did we mention that we are hiding over 20,000 eggs?! Questions? E-mail us at [email protected]

PEANUTS Easter Beagle Express

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad Bryson City Depot (approximately 2.5 hours from Knoxville)
226 Everett Street Bryson City, NC 28713

Friday, 4/10/20 11:00am & Saturday, 4/11/20 11:00AM
Cost: Prices vary depending on class of service and age of passenger.
Ride the train along the Tuckasegee River to the town of Dillsboro, NC for a 90-minute layover filled with all kinds of Easter fun, including pictures with the PEANUTS characters, egg hunt, crafts, and snacks.
**Preregistration is required.**

Lenoir City Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Lenoir City Park, Shelters 2, 3, and 5
Saturday, 4/11/20 1:00PM (hunt starts at 2:00PM)
Cost: FREE
Come to the park to enjoy a great Easter event including an Easter egg hunt and pictures with the Easter bunny! Hunting groups as follows: ages 0-3 years, 4-7 years, 8-12 years. Please bring your own baskets or bags!

Loudon Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Loudon Municipal Park

1470 Roberson Springs Road Loudon, TN 37774

Saturday, 4/11/20 1:00PM
Cost: FREE
Join the Easter Bunny in the hunt for thousands of candy & prize filled eggs! Age Groups: 0-3, 4-7 and 8-12. Please bring your own baskets or bags!

Easter Brunch Cruise

Volunteer Princess Luxury Yacht
956 Volunteer Landing Lane Knoxville, TN 37915
(865) 541-4556

Sunday, 4/12/20 1:00PM-2:30PM (Boarding at 12:30PM.)
Cost: Adults $39.95; Children $19.95
Celebrate Easter with a bountiful brunch buffet aboard the Volunteer Princess. Take a seat at your private table and enjoy the company of your closest friends and family. Enjoy a one-and-a-half hour cruise around Knoxville. Visit our bar on the upper deck and sip on a mimosa. Make your Easter brunch extra special with a celebration package! See website for more details.

Citico’s Easter Brunch & Easter Egg Hunt 

Citico’s at WindRiver
2698 Oakum Court
Lenoir City, TN 37772

Saturday, 4/12/20 Seating at 10:30AM, 12:30PM and 2:30PM
Cost: Children Ages 5-12 $19, Ages 4 & Under Free, Adults $39
Bring the whole family and enjoy a wonderful brunch buffet to celebrate this beautiful holiday. After brunch visit the Lakeside Lawn adjacent to Citico’s and let the kids enjoy our Easter Egg Hunt including the egg hunt, coloring book stations and outdoor games. WindRiver wishes you and yours a blessed Easter!​ Follow this link to view the menu.

Gulf Park Recreation Association Easter Egg Hunt

Gulf Park Swim & Tennis Center
528 Pensacola Road Knoxville, TN 37923 (off Cedar Bluff Rd.)
Sunday, 4/5/20 2:30pm-4:00pm (hunt begins at 3:00pm)
Cost: FREE
Come enjoy an Easter egg hunt! Open to the public! Join us for fun activities! Don’t forget your own basket!

Gulfwood HOA Easter Egg Hunt

Gulfwood Swimming Pool
9127 Candlewood Drive

Knoxville, TN 37923

(865) 357-4442
Saturday, 4/11/20 11:00AM-12:00PM
Cost: FREE
Join us in the Gulfwood Pool yard for our annual Easter Egg Hunt! Kids ages pre-school through middle school welcome! Information to participate will be added closer to the date of the event.

Do you know of other Easter events? Please comment below so we can add them to our list!

Wishing you and yours an eggcellent Easter!


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