Easter Events

Celebrating Easter in Wilmington, NC


Easter Jazz Brunch with Nina Repeta Trio

Sunday, March 27th beginning at 11:30 am.
For more information, visit TheatreNOW’s website.

19 South 10th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Kornerstone Bistro

Brunch starts at 9:00 am.
Call 910-686-2296 for reservations and visit Kornerstone’s website for more information.


Brunch starts at 10 am.
Call 910.256.5551 for reservations of groups of 8 or more.

703 S Lumina Ave
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480


Easter Egg Hunts:

Egghunt and Spring Eggventure at Halyburton Park

Join the eggcitement at Halyburton Park. Programs and activities for the day include Animal Eggs, and Nests, Egglympics, Story time, and Spring Nature Hike. Egg Hunts will take place at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 for children age 2-3, 4-5 and 6-9.

Thursday, March 24th, beginning at 9:00 am.
Admission is $5.00. To register call 910.341.0075.
For more information, visit the event page.

Halyburton Park
4099 S 17th St
Wilmington, NC 28412

4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Capt’n Bills

The 4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Capt’n Bill’s Backyard Grill in Wilmington, NC, features egg-cellent goodies for kids under age 14, an appearance by the Easter Bunny, refreshments and door prizes.

Friday, March 25th at 5pm.
Admission is free.
For more information, visit Capt’n Bill’s website.

Capt’n Bill’s Backyard Grill
4240 Market Street
Wilmington , NC 28403

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at The Children’s Museum of Wilmington

The Children’s Museum is offering two different easter egg hunts this year! Bring your own basket.

Friday, March 25, 2016
10:00 am 3 years of age and under
11:00 am all ages

Saturday March 26, 2016
10:00 am 3 years of age and under
11:00 am all ages

Admission is free.
For more information, visit the event page.

The Children’s Museum of Wilmington
116 Orange St
Wilmington, NC 28401

Easter Egg Hunt & Screening of The Wizard of Oz

Thalian Hall in downtown Wilmington, NC, presents its annual screening of The Wizard of Oz(7pm start). Prior to the classic film, an Easter Egg Hunt takes place at Ennis Park next to Thalian Hall for kids up to age 12. The Egg Hunt is MC’d by the Wizard of Oz himself and features appearances by other characters from the movie (portrayed by Thalian Hall staff). More than 1,000 treat-filled eggs will be hidden in the park and baskets will be provided to any kids that need them. Egg hunts will be divided by age group, and lemonade will be provided to wash treats down.

Thursday, March 24th at 6:00 pm.
Admission is $5.00 – $10.00.
For more information, visit Thalian Hall’s website.

Thalian Hall
310 Chestnut Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Nighttime Easter Egg Hunt

Join us for the Second Annual Nighttime Easter Egg Hunt. Groups must pre-register by calling (910) 842-6488 prior to March 16th. Groups will be divided into teams of four. Each member needs their own flashlight.

Friday, March 25th at 7:00 pm.
For more information and to register, visit the event page.

Town of Holden Beach
Holden Beach, NC 28462

Egg Hunt and Easter Weekend at Fort Fisher

Enjoy an egg hunt and various Easter events at the Fort Fisher recreation area.

Various times from Friday, March 25th – Sunday, March 27th. View the event page below for a schedeul of events.
For more information, visit the event page.

Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area
118 River Front Dr
Kure Beach, NC 28449

Easter Egg Treasure Hunt

Maides Park Easter Hunt includes face painting, games and crafts, a fun skit/play, a raffle for parents, food, and Easter Egg hunts for ages newborn to 12 as well as an egg hunt for people with special needs.

Saturday, March 26th at 10:00 am.
Admission is free.

Maides Park
1101 Manly Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28405

Easter Egg Hunt and Picnic at Gateway Church

Gateway church is offering egg hunts for all age groups, as well as a picnic.

Saturday, March 26th at 11:00 am.
For more information, visit the event page.

Gateway Church
4815 Wrightsville Ave
Wilmington, NC 28403

Easter Egg Hunt Carnival

The Easter Egg Hunt Carnival at the Battleship North Carolina in Wilmington is a veritable kid magnet as hunts are conducted throughout the event so that kids are guaranteed a chance to find eggs, and they will be able to “hunt” as many times as they like. Bring a camera and take pictures with Buddy the Battleship Bunny. Kids two and under admitted free. This event is weather permitting.

Sunday, April 3rd at 10am.
Admission is $5.00.
For more information, visit the Battleship’s website.

Battleship North Carolina
#1 Battleship Road
Wilmington, NC 28401


Adult Hunts:

Easter Jug Hunt

FUNDRAISER for Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard on Easter Sunday! Sign up as 2-6 man Teams. $10 per person or $50 for 6 man teams. Take part in a FUN, self-guided tour of downtown bars as you hunt for EASTER JUGS! Find Easter Baskets hidden in downtown Wilmington Watering Holes. Your team’s egg color will hold a clue or task at each location. First Team back to the starting location with all eggs and tasks performed WINS an awesome Easter Basket and a KEG of beer! Other prizes will be awarded and teams are STRONGLY encouraged to dress up. Big Prize will also be awarded to the BEST dressed Team. Net Proceeds will be donated to Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard. Sign up by emailing frontstreetbrewery@gmail.com.

On Sunday March 27th, meet in The Beam Room at Front Street Brewery by 1pm for a Craft Beer and instructions. Event last from 1-4pm and patronizing other participating bars is encouraged. For more info, contact Ellie at 910-251-1935 or via email.

Sunday, March 27th beginning at 1:00 pm.
Admission is $10.00 – $50.00. See details above for registration.
For more information, visit the event page.

Various downtown locations.

Night Egg Hunt in Leland

This is not your kids’ egg hunt! This adults-only night event will feature an 80s themed flashlight egg hunt, performance by THE BREAKFAST CLUB, Tasty T’s Food Truck, drinks, prizes and more! Participants will scour the park in their best 80s outfits for eggs, some of which will have prizes from great local businesses. Selected prizes include passes to the Airlie Gardens Concert Series, a kayak rental from Hook, Line and Paddle, a Wine Experience from Silver Coast Winery, and many more!

Thursday, March 24th at 7:00pm.
Admission is $5.00.
For more information and to register, visit the event page.

Leland Municipal Park
102 Town Hall Dr.
Wilmington, NC