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Best Sacramento Easter Events For Kids 2013

March 29, 2013 5:00 AM

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It’s that time of year when kids get excited about the festivities of the Easter holiday. Parents spend time shopping, buying the kids new outfits, eggs, candy, toys and goodies to stuff in Easter baskets. Shopping malls are filled with parents and kids, waiting to take pictures with the Easter Bunny. The Easter holiday is vastly approaching; if you are looking for Easter events in the Sacramento area to enjoy with the kids, takes a look below!

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(credit: fairytaletown.org)


Fairytale Town – Spring Eggstravaganza
3901 Land Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 808-7462
www.fairytaletown.org
Dates: March 30 and 31

Fairytale Town has been in operation over 50 years in the Sacramento area and offers kids an annual egg-citing Easter holiday. Join in the fun-filled Easter event. Kids will have fun during this spring eggstravanganza, as the little town will have Easter egg hunts, fun activities and Peter Cottontail will be waiting! Yes, waiting to take a picture with the kids. Wait, that’s not all, Beauty and the Beast will be preforming in the children’s theater. This exciting place is a safe haven for kids. The kids will separate by age groups for the Easter egg hunt.

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(credit: funderlandpark.com)


Funderland Park
1350 17th Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 456-0115
www.funderlandpark.com

This amusement park is one of Sacramento’s excitements for kids. The park will be hosting its annual Easter event for children who are under 12 years old. There will be coloring contests, arts and crafts and, of course, a few of the amusement rides will be operating. The entrance is free but you will have to purchase tickets for the rides and the Easter egg hunt. Are you aware that Funderland and Fairytale Town are close in proximity? With that being said, the kids can enjoy a double whammy Easter!

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(credit: fairoakspark.org)


Easter Eggstravaganza
Fair Oaks Park
11549 Fair Oaks Blvd.
Fair Oaks, CA 95628
(916) 966-1036
www.fairoakspark.org

Date: March 30

You and the entire family must go to Fair Oaks Park for an egg-citing Easter Eggstravaganza. Parents, no need to worry about cooking breakfast for the kids because the fun starts with a pancake breakfast. The kids will enjoy carnival games and rides, face painting and you can’t leave out the infamous egg hunt. Adults will have an exclusive Easter egg hunt for gift cards and prizes. Get your $10 wristbands for an exciting time of fun and play. Tickets for the breakfast will be sold separately; also Easter bags will be available for $1.

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(credit: sacramentorivertrain.com)


Easter Egg Express
Sacramento River Train
400 N. Harbor Blvd.
West Sacramento, CA 95605
www.sacramentorivertrain.com

Date: March 30 and 31

Welcome aboard the Easter Egg Express on Easter weekend. You and the kids will go on a 10-mile ride alone the Sacramento River to a park where the Easter Bunny has hidden eggs. During the ride to the park, the family can purchase hot dogs, sandwiches, drinks, treats and snacks at the snack bar, while enjoying entertainment on the train. Get ready to have fun! This is a three-hour trip and tickets are $36 for adults and $29 for children ages two to 12.

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(credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)


Spring Egg Hunt
Sierra 2 Center
2791 24th St.
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 452-3005
www.sierra2.org

Date: March 30

The Sierra Curtis Neighborhood Associate will host its egg hunt on March 30, 2013. The morning will start with a pajama parade, followed by photos with the Easter Bunny and a bag decoration. You can purchase the photo of your kid and the bunny for $5. This is a free event that your kids are sure to enjoy.

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Stephanie Reed, a freelance writer in the Sacramento area, covers family and parenting issues for Examiner.com. She works and volunteers for local agencies and organizations promoting healthy family living. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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