Easter in Texas

By chet | March 29, 2018

If you didn’t already know, this year Easter and April Fool’s Day fall on the same day — meaning that this year could be one fun celebration. And if you wanted to find a way to enjoy both, here’s a list of the “hoppinings” around the state. From hot air balloons to Easter egg hunting with mini-pigs, you’re sure to have tons of Easter fun!

Easter Egg Hunt with the Piggies – Brookshire, TX

Step aside bunnies, at this Easter Egg hunt it’s all about the pigs! The Houston Mini Pig Rescue & Network invite you to come join them on Saturday for fun, Easter egg hunts and of course, plenty of mini-pigs! Cost is $10 per family and you can find more details here.

Ostrich Egg Decorating – Salado, TX

Forget your normal Easter eggs, the Salado Winery is kicking it up a notch and throwing a one-of-a-kind Easter event on Saturday where guests will be able to decorate ostrich eggs as they sip their wines. The Winery will provide the eggs, dye and paint brushes — all you’ve gotta do is show up with design ideas!

Texas-Sized Easter Egg Hunt – Fort Worth, TX

Spend your weekend Texas-style at the Stockyard’s FREE Texas-sized Easter Egg Hunt! Starting at noon on Saturday, there will be mutiple Easter egg hunts for different age groups, face-painting, meet and greets with the Easter bunny and more! Find details here.

Easter Bunny Train — Grapevine, TX

All aboard for tons of Easter fun! The Grapevine Historic Railroad is hosting special train rides on Easter day where kids can get sweet treats and enjoy time with the Easter Bunny. Check here for more information.

Balloons Over Horseshoe Bay – Horseshoe Bay, TX

Head to the beautiful Horseshoe Bay Resort for a high-flying adventure! Along with tons of Easter activities and fun all weekend (including a Jack Ingram concert), the main event of this extravaganza is the Hot Air Balloon ascensions on Saturday and the Balloon Glow that night. Click here for tickets.

Orange Show Easter Egg Hunt and PEEPS Contest – Houston, TX

Bring out your inner artist at the Orange Show’s Easter event! The folk art exhibit will be hosting Easter egg hunts in both the Orange Show and Smither Park, and there will be a PEEPS Art Contest! Don’t miss the fun — check for details here.

Old Fashioned Easter Egg Hunt – Richmond, TX

Hop back in time for a pioneer Easter Egg Hunt at George Historical Park. Guests can make a Victorian Easter card or period egg doll, play pioneer games and — of course — hunt for Easter eggs! You can find information about it here.

Easter at the Amarillo Zoo – Amarillo, TX

It’s Easter gone WILD at the Amarillo Zoo! The party is on Saturday and includes all sorts of fun for kids. They can watch zoo animals eat Easter treats and get their own special sweets from the Easter Bunny on the Bunny Trail Egg-Venture!

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