Where can I hunt for Easter eggs in DeKalb County?

Easter Sunday is this weekend. Here’s where you can bring the family to hunt for eggs

Ivan Pabron, 3, of DeKalb picks up eggs during during the DeKalb Park District's annual children's egg hunt on Saturday, March, 23, 2024, held at Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road in DeKalb.

Easter Sunday is this weekend, and there’s still places around town to take the family for a fun egg hunt.

Here’s a non-exhaustive rundown of egg hunts and events across DeKalb County:


  • The Teen Team Glow-in-the-Dark Egg Hunt will take place three days after Easter Sunday. Put on by the DeKalb Park District, the teen event will start at 8 p.m. April 3 in Hopkins Park. Tickets for residents cost $5, and tickets for teams of four are $18. Individual nonresident tickets cost $6, or teams of four cost $23. For information, visit dekalbparkdistrict.com.


  • Blumen Gardens, 403 Edward St. in Sycamore, will host an egg hunt at 11 a.m. March 30. The free event is open to the public and has an indoor contingency plan if inclement weather affects the hunt. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own baskets. For information, visit blumengardens.com/events.
  • Sycamore Park District also will host a Breakfast with the Bunny event at 7:30 a.m. March 30 inside the Sycamore Park District Community Center, 480 S. Airport Road. Breakfast including eggs, sausage, pancakes, juice and coffee will be served, and each child will be given a free craft to take home. Tickets will cost $12 at the door on the day of the event. For information, visit sycparks.org.


  • Genoa Park District will host a free egg hunt at 10 a.m. March 30 in Chamberlain Park, 400 E. Second St. in Genoa. Children separated into age groups will be able to fill their baskets with eggs and special prizes, and they will have an opportunity to visit with the Easter bunny.
  • A flashlight egg hunt also will be offered by the Genoa Park District at 8 p.m. March 28 at Chamberlain Park. Registration is required at genoaparkdistrict.com. Tickets cost $5 for Genoa residents and $6 for nonresidents.


  • The Cortland Easter Egg Hunt, coordinated by the Cortland Lions Club, is scheduled for 6 p.m. March 29 in Cortland Community Park, 70 S. Llanos St. in Cortland. The event will start with a sensory egg hunt. An egg hunt for children up to age 3 will take place at 6:35 p.m. For information, visit facebook.com/events.

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Camden Lazenby

Camden Lazenby

Camden Lazenby covers DeKalb County news for the Daily Chronicle.