Ready or not, Easter is coming! At least it brings with it the hope of warmer weather and flowers blooming. If you are looking for Easter Bunny photos in Thurston County or Easter egg hunts near Olympia, we have you covered! All that’s left is to eat your fill of chocolate crème eggs. Here is a list of the 2024 Easter egg hunts near Olympia and throughout Thurston County.

American Cancer Society Relay for Life Team (Connolly’s Crew) will egg your house with candy-filled eggs the night before Easter as a benefit for the American Cancer Society. Let their Easter Bunny do the work for you!  Must place your order by March 22, 2024.

March 16
Pet Works, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
407 4th Avenue E, Olympia

All Around Towne will be at Pet Works on March 16 for Easter Bunny photos with your pet! Part of the Proceeds got to Concern for Animals. For more information, visit the All Around Towne website.

March 16-30
Capital Mall
625 Black Lake Boulevard, Olympia

The Easter Bunny arrives at the Capital Mall on March 16 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. with a grand entrance! That day there will be special activities with games for the whole family to enjoy. Then, get your photos taken with the Easter Bunny March through the 30. For more information, visit the Capital Mall website. Tickets for the March 16 arrival party are available on EventBrite.

March 23-24, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thurston County Fairgrounds
3054 Carpenter Road SE, Lacey

Get your photo taken with the Easter Bunny and All Around Towne at the Thurston County Fairgrounds! For more information, visit the All Around Towne website.

March 16, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
$10 a person
Yelm Community Center
301 2nd Street SE, Yelm

The City of Yelm Parks and Recreation is having a Bunny Breakfast with fun for the entire family. The buffet-style breakfast includes a craft led by the Easter Bunny himself, story time, cookie decorating and more! Pre-registration is required.

Little girl in overalls with her facepaintined holding up an Easter egg
Take a train ride and hunt for eggs at this special event happening in Shelton. Photo courtesy: Simpson Railroad

March 23 -24
Simpson Railroad
10138 W Shelton Matlock Road, Shelton

Head to Mason County for a fun ride on the Simpson Railroad that includes a hunt for Easter eggs full of candy and prizes. Enjoy face painting, meet the Easter Bunny, and of course, have fun on the train ride! $15 per person over the age of 2 years.

March 23: 10:30 a.m.
Bayview Thriftway
516 4th Avenue W, Olympia

Bayview Thriftway is having its Easter egg hunt for children on March 23 at 10:30 a.m. Hunts will continue while supplies last. There will also be a cake walk!

March 25-29

Head to the City of Tumwater’s Facebook page the week before Easter for clues to find the hidden peep around Tumwater! Participants of “Where’s the Peep?” earn chances to win prizes! More details will be announced on the City of Tumwater page.

children hunting eggs on grass in Tumwater
Over 20,000 plastic eggs are hidden for the Tumwater Parks & Recreation’s annual Easter Egg Dash. Photo courtesy: Tumwater Parks & Recreation

March 30: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Tumwater High School
700 Israel Road SW, Tumwater

It’s happening once again! 20,000 eggs will be hidden in the fields behind Tumwater High School for your kids to find at the Annual Easter Egg Dash in Tumwater. Eggs are filled with candy, toys and prize coupons. Bring your own basket or bag. The Easter Bunny will be on hand for photos too.

March 30, 10 a.m.
Nelson Ranch
3624 Waldrick Rd SE, Olympia

Nelson Ranch is having an open house and Easter Egg hunt on March 30. Hunt is for kids under 9 and starts at 11 a.m. Let your kids search for eggs in their woods! Bring your own basket or bag. Eggs will be filled with candy and prizes.

March 30, 2 p.m.
Wilkowski Park
Rochester Street E, Rainier

We Love Rainier WA is once again having free Easter egg hunts for all ages – even adults! They are having 6 Easter egg hunts at staggered times starting at 2:15 p.m. There will be candy, prizes, photos with the Easter Bunny and more.

easter egg hunt thriftway
Kids should bring their own bucket to the annual Storman’s Easter Egg Hunt extravaganza.

March 30: 10:30 a.m.
Ralph’s Thriftway
1908 4th Avenue E, Olympia

Ralph’s Thriftway is having their Easter egg hunt in Olympia on March 30. Hunts will continue while supplies last. There will also be a cake walk!

March 30: 10:30 a.m.
Hunts for kids up to age 12
11609 Koeppen Road SE, Yelm

The Yelm Eagles is once again having their Kids Easter Egg Hunt in Yelm. They have four age groups for kids ages 1 to 12. The Easter Bunny will be there for photos as well. The event is free, but they always appreciate donations to keep it going.

Have an easter egg hunt in Thurston County? Email us at submit@Thurstontalk.com!

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