Hoppin' down the bunny trail: A list of Easter events in East Tennessee this weekend
Here's a look at Easter egg hunts, family events and more happening across East Tennessee this weekend!
Author: WBIR Staff
Published: 12:03 PM EDT March 29, 2018
Updated: 2:35 PM EDT March 29, 2018
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Hoppin' down the bunny trail: A list of Easter events in East Tennessee this weekend

Chapter 1

Knox County

Smart Toys and Books: Mommy & Me Easter Craft

"Come out to make tin can bunnies! Advance reservations are recommended."

When: Friday, March 30 from 10 - 11 a.m.

Where: Smart Toys and Books at 9700 Kingston Pike in Knoxville

Cost: $5.00

RiverView Family Farm 7th Annual Spring Easter Festival

"Easter egg hunts, farm animals, games, food, music, hayrides and outdoor fun!"

When: Friday, March 30 and 31 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where:RiverView Family Farm at 12130 Prater Lane in Knoxville

Cost: $10/person (children 2 and under free)

OneLife Church Knox Egg Hunt (20 Locations!)

"The egg hunts are free, and any child 5th grade and under can participate. So come out, have fun, and get to know some folks in a neighborhood near you this Easter!"

When/Where: March 30 and 31 across Knox County (Varying times for each location-- see website for map/details/sign up)

Cost: Free!

Zoo Knoxville's Big Egg Hunt

"Zoo visitors are encouraged to search for eggs hidden along zoo pathways, and especially be on the lookout for prize eggs that contain treasures such as tokens for rides in the park, fun treats and the grand prize of an annual pass good for one year of family admission."

When: Saturday, March 31 beginning at 9 a.m.

Where: Zoo Knoxville

Cost: General Admission ($2 off through Saturday)

Beardsley Community Farm Egg Hunt

"This year’s Community Egg Hunt includes over 2,000 eggs containing candy and toys hidden across three locations."

When: Saturday, March 31 from 1 -3 p.m.

Where: Beardsley Farm at 1741 Reynolds Street in Knoxville

Cost: Free! (Suggested $5 donation per child accepted)

Edgewood Park/Belle Morris Easter Egg Hunt and Safety Saturday

"The Easter Egg Hunt is for ages 12 and under. The hunt will divided by age group. There will be games and activities as well."

When: Saturday, March 31 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where: ***Location changed from previous years: Will be at Belle Morris Elementary School at 2308 Washington Pike in Knoxville.

Cost: Free!

Marble Springs Easter Egg Roll

"This timeless family fun event will include kids craft activities, storytelling provided by Governor Sevier portrayed by Bob Jones, egg hunt, games, and an Easter egg roll."

When: Saturday, March 31 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Marble Springs State Historic Site at 1220 West Governor John Sevier Highway in Knoxville

Cost: $3 suggested donation (Also, BYOB: Bring your own basket!)

Smart Toys and Books: Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

"Come join the Easter Bunny for breakfast, a craft, and photos!"

When: Saturday, March 31 from 10 - 11:30 a.m.

Where: Smart Toys and Books at 9700 Kingston Pike in Knoxville

Cost: $12/Child

Easter Bunny Dance Party at Angela Floyd Schools

"This will be a super fun spring themed ballet lesson with a craft time.. Special appearance and complimentary photo with the bunny ballerina!"

When: March 31 from 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Where: Angela Floyd Schools - West at 10845 Kingston Pike in Knoxville

Cost: $35/student

Volunteer Princess Easter Brunch Cruise

"Celebrate Easter in Knoxville with a bountiful brunch buffet aboard the Volunteer Princess."

When: Sunday, April 1 from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Where: Volunteer Princess Yacht Cruises at 956 Volunteer Landing Lane in Knoxville

Cost: $37.95 (Kids cruise free with purchase of adult ticket)

Chapter 2

Anderson County

Ridgepoint Kids Easter Eggstravaganza

"A fun event for the whole family. Carnival type atmosphere, food, games, egg hunt, prizes and more! The entire community is invited. Everyone is welcome!!"

When: Saturday, March 31 from 2 - 4 p.m.

Where: Cedar Hill Playground at 605 Michigan Avenue in Oak Ridge

Cost: Free!

Neighborhood Egg Hunt at The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer's Center of Excellence

"Join us for a neighborhood egg hunt! Children must be 8 years and younger to participate in the egg hunt with our residents. Parents will also have the opportunity to capture pictures with the Easter Bunny. It will be a hoppin' good time!"

When: Friday, March 30 from 5:30 -6:30 p.m.

Where: The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer's Center of Excellence at 960 S. Charles G. Seivers Boulevard in Clinton.

Cost: Free!

Chapter 3

Blount County

Eggciting Easter Celebration and Hunt

"Staggered egg hunts for every age group, music, free food, and pictures with LIVE bunnies."

When: Friday, March 30 from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Where: Fairview United Methodist Church at 2508 Old Niles Ferry Road in Maryville

Cost: Free!

Light the Night Glow-in-the-Dark Easter Egg Hunt

"We will have a fun, games, inflatables, face painting, food, and tons of eggs."

When: Friday, March 30 at 6:30 p.m.

Where: RIO Revolution Church at 3419 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway in Maryville

Cost: Free!

Resurrection Run 5K and Fun Walk

"Benefits Family Promise of Blount County, where we are creating a community where every child has a home!"

When: Saturday, March 31 at 8:30 a.m.

Where: Sandy Springs Park Pavilion in Maryville

Cost: $30 race fee + $2.50 sign up fee (Free for kids under 9 years old)

Chapter 4

Sevier County

Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community Easter Show

When:March 29 - 31

Where: Gatlinburg Convention Center at 234 Historic Nature Trail

Cost: Free!

Smoky Mountain Christian Church Easter Eggstravaganza

"Bring the whole family to the Sevierville Community Center Pavilion for FREE fun, games, food, inflatables, and a giant Easter Egg Hunt."

When: Saturday, March 31 from 10 - 1 p.m.

Where: Sevierville Community Center Pavilion at 200 Gary Wade Boulevard

Cost: Free!

Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny at Patriot Park

When: Saturday, March 31 at 10 a.m.

Where: Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge

Cost: Free!

21st Annual Easter Mountaintop Sunrise Service and Brunch at Ober Gatlinburg

"Please come join us for this unique event, sponsored by the Gatlinburg Ministerial Association."

When: Sunday, April 1 from 5:00 -10:30 a.m.

Where: Ober Gatlinburg's Mountain parking lot (Aerial Tramway will operate free for attendees)

Cost for brunch: Adults $14.95, Children 10 and under $12.95, Children 4 and under eat free.

Chapter 5

Jefferson County

New Market Volunteer Fire Department Easter Parade and Egg Hunt

"The New Market Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Team would like to extend an invitation for your organization to participate in our 7th Annual Easter Parade and Easter Egg Hunt.

When: Saturday, March 31 at 10:30 a.m.

Where: Parade lines up at Old A.J. Highway at Lost Creek Golf Club, ends at the Roadside Park fire department followed by Easter Egg hunt at the fire department.

Cost: Free!

Chapter 6

Loudon County

Lenoir City Easter Egg Hunt

"Come join the fun as you let your kids enjoy the excitement of finding a basket full of Easter eggs and having their picture made with the Easter bunny!"

When: Saturday, March 31 at 1:00 p.m.

Where: Lenoir City Park, Shelters 2, 3 and 5 (Near boat launch on left side of park)

Cost: Free!

Chapter 7

Cocke County

City of Newport Easter Egg Hunt

"The hunt is for the following age groups: 0-3 years, 4-6 years, and 7-8 years. Prizes will be awarded in each group for finding the most eggs and finding the Golden Egg."

When: Saturday, March 31 at noon

Where: Newport City Park

Cost: Free!

Parrottsville Third Annual Eggstravaganza

"There will be prize eggs, drawings for baskets, and a chance to have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny."

When: Saturday, March 31 at 10:30 a.m.

Where: Parrott-Larue-Myers Park in downtown Parrottsville

Cost: Free!

Chapter 8

Union County

20th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Big Ridge State Park

"The event is FREE and there are four age groups - 10 a.m. 2 years old and under; 10:30 a.m. 3-4 years old; 1:00 p.m. 5-7 years old; and 1:30 p.m. 8-10 years old. The EASTER BUNNY will be here too - Come a little early to get parked."

When: Saturday, March 31 at 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: 1015 Big Ridge Park Rd. in Maynardsville

Cost: Free!