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A guide to Easter egg hunts, family fun around Las Vegas Valley

Updated April 6, 2023 - 11:06 am

Family fun and activities are planned throughout the Las Vegas Valley for Easter.

The Friends of the Nevada Southern Railway are offering Bunny Express train rides as a fundraiser for the Nevada State Railroad Museum. The Lion Habitat Ranch is preparing to host Easter-themed activities, and Broadway in the Hood presents free performances of “Jesus Christ Superstar” at the Palms.

Here is a list of some Easter events planned around the valley.

Boulder City Bunny Express 2023

The Nevada Southern Railway’s fundraising evening Bunny Express runs Friday and Saturday from the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 601 Yucca St., Boulder City. Tickets are $30 to $50 for adults or $25 to $45 for ages 1-11; free for ages 1 and younger (lap child). The event features story time, a photo-op with the Easter Bunny, food, refreshments, games and more. nevadasouthern.com

Easter Bunny at Galleria at Sunset

Easter Bunny photo opportunities will be available through Saturday at 1300 W. Sunset Road, Henderson. Reservations are encouraged, but walk-up guests are welcome. galleriaatsunset.com

Easter Bunny at Meadows Mall

Easter Bunny photo opportunities will be available through Saturday at 4300 Meadows Lane. Reservations are encouraged, but walk-up guests are welcome. meadowsmall.com

Easter Bunny at The District

Photos with the Easter Bunny will be available 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday in The Courtyard at 2240 Village Walk Drive. shopthedistrictgvr.com

Easter Events at Lion Habitat Ranch

The nonprofit wildlife sanctuary will host Easter-themed activities and celebrating Benny the lion’s 10th anniversary 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 382 Bruner Ave. Activities include a scavenger hunt, an Easter bunny costume contest at Ozzie the giraffe at noon, and more. Admission is $20 for local adults ages 15 and older ($25 for nonlocals) and includes admission for one child aged 4-14 ($8 for extra child with local ticket, $10 for nonlocal ticket). Children 3 and younger are free. Family group rates are available. lionhabitatranch.org

Easter Events at Town Square

The Hop & Shop event will feature egg hunts, entertainment, rides, the Easter Bunny and more, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Morning egg hunts start at 10 a.m. and afternoon hunts start at 1:30. Registration for the free egg hunts will be 8-10 a.m. and noon-2 p.m., or until all morning and afternoon hunts are filled. Participants are asked to bring their own container. Easter Bunny photos will be available at various times through Saturday at 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. mytownsquarelasvegas.com

Egg Dive

Featuring hundreds of eggs hiding in the pool, swimming, arts and crafts and more, 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Road, Henderson, $5. The age-divided egg dives start at 2 p.m. cityofhenderson.com

Egg Hunt

City Light Church’s free Easter egg hunt for kids 6 months to 12 years old will feature 20,000 eggs, prizes and more, at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Sierra Vista High School football field, 8100 W. Robindale Road. To register, visit citylightvegas.com/easter.

Hazel’s House of Hares

Barn Buddies Rescue is hosting the grand opening of the rabbitat 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at The Farm, 7222 W. Grand Teton Drive. The event will feature the Easter Bunny and Stinger the Bee, arts and crafts and a farmers market. thelasvegasfarm.com

‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

Broadway in the Hood will present Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s rock opera at 8 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday in The Pearl at the Palms. Performances are free. RSVP online at broadwayinthehood.org.

Spring Carnival & Hippity-Hop Egg Hunt

Featuring egg hunts for ages 1-10, carnival games, bounce houses and refreshments 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Drive, Henderson. The egg hunts will be divided by age groups. Registration is $5 on or before Friday; $7 day of event. Attendees must arrive by 9:30 a.m. to register for egg hunt. cityofhenderson.com

Spring Egg Hunt & Foster Parent Resource Fair

Open to licensed foster families and children in Department of Family Service care, featuring food, games, activities, egg hunts and more, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday at Clark County Government Center Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway.

Touchless Egg Hunt at Downtown Container Park

Featuring photos with the Easter Bunny from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday and a Touchless Egg Hunt at the park located at 707 E. Fremont St. Guests will need to download a $2 app, and will then have 45 minutes to explore the park and collect virtual eggs by scanning hidden QR codes in the app. Each scanned egg will reveal a prize that can be collected when guests checkout. downtowncontainerpark.com

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