Guide to Baton Rouge Easter Egg Hunts, Easter Events and Easter Camps

There is never a shortage of things to do in Baton Rouge with kids, and Easter is no exception! If you are looking for family-friendly Easter events in and around Baton Rouge and the surrounding area, we have you covered.

Guide to Baton Rouge Easter Egg Hunts, Easter Events and Easter Camps

Guide to Baton Rouge Easter Egg Hunts, Easter Events and Easter CampsSpring is upon us and Easter will be here before we know it. If you’re like most moms you’re already planning your schedule for the next few months. This helpful Guide to Baton Rouge Easter Egg Hunts, Easter Events, and Easter Camps will ensure you have lots of fun and make many memories this year.

Do you know of a fun Baton Rouge Easter event or camp that should be included in this guide? Please email us at [email protected]

Special Thanks to East Baton Rouge Parish Library for Sponsoring this Guide.

2024 One Book One Community Pick – Tasting History by Max Miller2024 One Book One Community Pick – Tasting History by Max Miller

Come explore the past through 4,000 years of recipes! From Babylon, circa 1740 BC, all the way to 20th century U.S.A, immerse yourself in cultures and cuisine! Join us this spring in reading our 2024 One Book One Community selection, Max Miller’s Tasting History!  The 18th annual One Book One Community initiative will highlight Miller’s book as well as many other culinary and historical programs for all ages throughout the Library system.

It all begins with a FREE Kickoff Party for the whole family on Friday, March 8, 5-7 p.m., at the Main Library at Goodwood, featuring live music by RJ & Zydeco Smoove; delicious food by Odom’s Kitchen; the Edible Book Festival; children’s activities; community organizations and more!

The six-week celebration will culminate with an engaging conversation with popular YouTube personality and Tasting History author Max Miller at the Main Library at Goodwood on Saturday, April 20th at 10 a.m.

For more information, please visit And look for this image throughout The Source for more One Book One Community programs!

Baton Rouge Easter Egg Hunts

Town of Sorrento Easter Egg Hunt

The Town of Sorrento will hold our annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 9th from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the Sorrento Community Center. In addition to the egg hunt, we will have games, crafts, and inflatables! The Sorrento Fire Department will be serving free hot dogs during the event! Bring your family out and pass a good time!

Saturday, March 9
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sorrento Community Center

Egg Hunt After Dark- Adult Egg Hunt

Who said adults can’t have fun for easter!? Egg hunts aren’t just for kids so come Join us for a fun kids free event! Eggs will be hidden all over the field with candy and other special prizes. This free event will include music, great food, and more!

Friday, March 15
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
BREC’s Highland Road Community Park

Register HERE


Question? What do you get when you combine kids, eggs, prizes, and Fun? You get BREC’s community egg hunt! We invite you to join us for this family fun event. There will be games, face painting, bounce houses, arts and crafts, a petting zoo, and a visit from the Bunny. BOYB (Bring your own basket!)

Saturday, March 23
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
BREC’s Independence Community Park

Helix Aviation Academy- Easter Egg Hunt

Join us for our first annual Easter Egg Hunt! The egg hunt will be held on Saturday, March 9th, at Helix Aviation Academy!

Saturday, April 6
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Helix Aviation Academy

Community Easter Egg Hunt and Pop-Up Shop

Owens Deli will host a Community Easter Egg Hunt & Pop-up Shop on Saturday, March 9th! Bring your kids and your lawn chairs for a day filled with fun, great food, music and vendor showcasing.
This will be a great event for the community. We hope you can join us!

Saturday, March 9
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Owens Grocery Market & Deli
2444 Balis Drive

Community Easter Egg Hunt

We are excited to bring this public event to this community and the surrounding area. Attendees will enjoy free food, games, giveaways, hygiene bags, an empowerment talk (from community leaders), resources /health screenings and the opportunity to connect with other community supporters.

Sunday, March 24
10:00 a.m.
C.B. Pennington, Jr. YMCA

Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 23
5:30 to 7:15 p.m.
Dutchtown Baptist Church

Baton Rouge Easter Events

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Breakfast with the Bunny

Step into the joyous spirit of Easter with our Breakfast with the Easter Bunny! Everyone is invited to join in the celebration, whether you’re a member of our church family or a neighbor from down the street. Indulge in a scrumptious breakfast and mingle with friends old and new. Capture precious moments with the Easter Bunny and dive into an egg-citing egg hunt. There will be crafts, games, and laughter for all ages. Let’s come together to embrace the joy of the season and create unforgettable memories. See you there!

Saturday, March 23
9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
St. Francis Episcopal Church
Denham Springs

Easter Cookie Decorating Class

Grab a friend and join us for a fun night of cookie decorating with Cookie Rouge! This beginner’s class is perfect for everyone. You’ll be given all the tools and step-by-step instructions to decorate 4 beautiful cookies that you will get to take home with you. Basic skill instruction such as outlining and flooding are a few of the techniques you will learn. Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, March 6
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
The Royal Standard Perkins/Highland

Easter Sunday Brunch

Hop on Over for a bountiful menu of traditional Easter Sunday delights that is sure to have something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Plus, the Easter Bunny will also make a special appearance!

Sunday, March 31
10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
City Club of Baton Rouge


EggStravaganza & Put A Basket On Bullying Outreach Event

Join us for a fun-filled day at the Essen Centre! Our EggStravaganza event is perfect for families looking to celebrate Easter. Get ready for an exciting day of fun, where you can paint your Easter eggs, receive a free Easter basket full of goodies (while they last), take a picture with the Easter bunny, and enjoy food, games, music, and fun.

Saturday, March 23
1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Essen Center

An Old Fashioned Easter Celebration

The annual Easter celebration hosted by the museum is back! Visitors can enjoy various customs associated with Easter in Louisiana. The event will include Easter Bunny photos, egg dyeing, paquing, races, and egg hunts with prizes-something for the whole family to enjoy!

Sunday, March 24
2:30 to 5:00 p.m.
LSU Rural Life Museum


Easter in the Park: Egg Hunt and Market

The City of Walker Parks and Rec Dept has partnered with the *Walker High School and Denham Springs High School Beta Clubs to bring Easter in the Park! Activities will include:
Children’s Village, Photos with the Easter Bunny, Easter Egg Hunt: Divided age groups, Farmer’s and Art Market, Food Trucks. Music by DJ KJack
The event will take place by the fishing pond.
*Portions of proceeds will benefit Walker and Denham High Beta Clubs.
Sunday, March 24
12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Sidney Hutchison Park
Mark your calenders for an Egg-ceptional Easter Market & Egg Hunts March 23rd, 10am-3pm!
Saturday, March 23
9:00 a.m.
30372 Eden Church Rd, Denham Springs

Baton Rouge Easter Camps

Spring Zoo Camp

Who wants to spend spring break with the animals? This zoo camp is one you won’t want to miss. Campers will get up close and personal with the animals, play seasonal games, make crafts, and get a tour through the zoo!

April 1-5
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $130 for EBR residents
Early drop-off & late pickup are available

Spring Break Camp Sunshine

BREC offers holiday camps, which are perfect for school vacations, and filled with friends and fun activities. This holiday camp follows the local school schedules for the City of Baker, the City of Central, East Baton Rouge Parish Schools, and the City of Zachary. Our Camp Sunshine program offers a fun-filled, holiday-themed recreational curriculum for children with cognitive and developmental disabilities to include arts and crafts, passive and active games, socialization with peers, and a field trip. Must have 5 campers registered for the camp to take place.

April 1-5
NAIRN DRIVE PARK: Ages: 8-17 / 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. / $125
MILTON J. WOMACK PARK: Ages: 18+ / 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. / $125

BREC Spring Break Camps 

BREC spring break camp

These camps are hosted at multiple BREC locations throughout Baton Rouge. Campers will participate in games, arts and crafts, recreational activities, and much more.

April 10-14
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.Ages: 6-12
Registration Dates: March 6- April 6

Conservation Nature Explores Spring Camp

“April showers… bring may flowers,” but does it hold true for Louisiana? This spring we will explore everything water and how it affects our ecosystems. How are rivers formed? Why do amphibians love this time of spring? Why do plants crave water so much? Come join us as we explore water, weather, flowers, and so much more!

April 1-2
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Ages: 7-12
Location: Conservation
Cost: $50 for EBR residents

Equestrian Riding Camp

Holiday Riding Camp will teach your child basic riding skills, horsemanship, horse care, and stable management, in addition to fun crafts and friendship, while enjoying the beautiful spring weather outdoors. This one-day camp will focus on either English or Western riding in a smaller, more concentrated environment, taught by an instructor specializing in the chosen discipline. All campers will have their own horse, and ride for a total of 1-2 hours per day.

April 2- English Riding
April 3- Western Riding
8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Ages: 9-12
Location: Farr Park Equestrian Center
Cost: $75 per day

Space Exploration Camp

Campers will learn about the highlights from the American Space Program with interactive demonstrations, hands-on activities and fun games. Each session of the camp will have a unique theme, as well as building a chemical rocket and working on science inquiries.

April 2-3
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Ages: 9-13
Location: Highland Road Park Observatory
Cost: $55 for EBR residents

BREC-Xpeditions Camp

Calling all Junior Adventurers! Looking for a fun adventure for your kids to enjoy during their Spring Break? Look no further than our BREC-Xpeditions. Our experienced staff will lead participants on outdoor adventures. Exact field trip locations will be weather dependent.

April 3
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Ages: 10-14
Location: Greenwood Community Park
Cost: $25 for EBR residents

Tennis Camps

BREC Parks is offering numerous tennis camps this spring at various locations. For the full list and to register, visit the website.

YMCA Spring CampsYMCA spring break camp

During the Holidays, your child can enjoy arts & crafts, sports, games, swimming, field trips and other fun activities at the YMCA Holiday Camps. Holiday Camp is open to children ages 4 (must be enrolled in a Pre-K program) to 13.

April 1-5
7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Ages: pre-k to 13
Cost: see website for pricing

SO MUCH FUN! Spring Break Camp

April 1-5
8:30 a.m. to noon OR 1:00- 4:30 p.m.
*Full-day options available
Tumbles Baton Rouge

PAC Gymnastics

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Secure your spot now!

April 1-5
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Half Day and Early Drop Off Options Available
See website for pricing


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Nicole Vidaurre
Born on the bayou in Thibodaux, Louisiana, Nicole loves all things southern. She moved to Baton Rouge in 2004 to attend LSU and has lived there ever since. Her greatest joy in life is being a wife and mom. She is married to her best friend, Jason, and together they have two kids, Grayson (2) and Audrey Claire (1). She also has an amazing stepson Alex (14). Nicole graduated in Public Relations and then earned her Masters in Teaching. She has been an elementary school teacher for the past eight years. Her hobbies include reading, cooking, spending time with family, watching Bravo and working on her blog Instagram @organized_chaosblog


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