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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, April 15-17, 2022

Looking for something fun to do this weekend in Columbus? Try out one of these family-friendly Columbus and Ohiobased events and activities!

1. Eggs, Paws & Claws At The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

Visit the zoo for this 2-day event for some egg-streme fun! There will be eggs hidden all around the zoo to collect, meet some of your favorite characters and egg ambassadors, there will be a musical adventure rolling through the zoo and of course a chance to take pictures with the Easter bunny! Get your tickets through the link above!

2. Littlest Helpers Making a Big Impact

Seeds of Caring believes you are never too little to make a difference. That’s why a lot of our programming is developed with our Littlest Helpers (ages 2-5) in mind. Running through 4/29, our Compassion Kits for Unhoused Neighbors project benefiting Community Shelter Board is specifically geared toward younger kids and their gaining empathy and putting helping hands to work! 

3. The Works: Around Town Garden Education With Hannah Halfhill

Visit The Works this Friday at 9:30am to experience Around Town with Hannah Halfhill who will be presenting fun and learning on the topic of garden education for little ones! This event is included with admission.

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4. Bring The Farm To You At Franklin Park Conservatory

This Friday at 11am the farm will be at Franklin Park Conservatory! Interact with chicks, ducks,turkey,rabbits, sheep,goats and even a pig! This event will be held near the entrance of the children’s garden and is included with admission.

Related: Franklin Park Conservatory’s Children’s Garden is Unlike Anything Else in Columbus

5. Bunny’s Bounce & Breakfast at Scene75

Saturday from 9am – 11:00am you can have breakfast with the Bunny and play in the soft play and inflatables area at Scene75. Tickets include breakfast, 30 minute bounce session (for kids) and a $5 Game Card. Tickets available online.

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6. Community Egg Hunt At McGill Park

Rain or shine on Saturday April 16th hop on over to McGill park for a community egg hunt! 10,000 eggs will be hidden in the park with special prizes, some eggs in each age group category. This event starts at 10am so come early with your baskets ready to collect some eggs! There will also be a surprise visit from the Easter bunny!

7. GPS Egg Hunt At Sharon Woods 

Saturday April 16th at 10am visit Sharon Woods. Leave your baskets and bags at home, this non traditional egg hunt will use your high tech devices instead! Record the secret picture from eggs hidden and win a prize!

8. Easter Egg Hunt At Grace Point Community Church

This Saturday at Grace Point Community Church at 10am there will be an egg hunt with over 6,000 eggs hidden, face painting, petting zoo, inflatables and crafts for all to enjoy! 

9. Wild Storytime At Infirmary Mound Park

Visit Infirmary Mound Park this Saturday at 10am for a wild storytime! This event starts with a story and craft, then is followed up with a wild nature hike! Dress for the weather! This event is recommended for ages 3-6.

10. IDD Easter Egg Hunt At Westerville Community Center

This egg hunt is for everyone in the IDD community, all ages are welcome! Visit the Westerville Community Center on Saturday April 16th at 10:30am for this event!  Register ahead of time to ensure that your child will receive an Easter basket.

Related: 5 Super Fun Playgrounds in Westerville

11. Easter Egg Hunt At Peace United Methodist Church

Saturday April 16th at 10:30am visit Peace United Methodist Church for an egg hunt on the church lawn! This event is recommended for children in 4th grade and younger. There will also be candy free eggs available!

12. Community Easter Egg Hunt At Reynoldsburg Freewill Baptist Church

Saturday April 16th at 11am rain or shine at Reynoldsburg Freewill Baptist Church this egg hunt will have over 10,000 eggs available to collect! 

13. IDD Easter Egg Hunt At Whetstone Community Center

Saturday April 16th at 11:30am visit the Whetstone Community Center for an indoor egg hunt supporting the IDD community. This event is indoors to support those in wheelchairs and with walkers. This event also supports visually impaired children. No child walks away empty handed! The Easter bunny will also be making an appearance!

Related: Exploring the Roses, Prairie and Playgrounds of Whetstone Park

14. Easter Event! At Kuhlwein’s Farm Market & Deli

Saturday April 16th starting at noon visit Kuhlwein’s for a fun Easter event! There will be pony rides, carriage rides, bounce houses, a petting zoo, Easter egg hunt and a visit from the Easter bunny! Tickets will be available to purchase at the entrance of the event.

15. Village Of Galena Easter Egg Hunt At Ruffner Park

Saturday April 16th at 1pm visit Ruffner Park for a fun filled community Easter egg hunt! Games, prizes, music and more! Fun for the entire family! Come early to find your designated Easter egg hunt location per age group.

16. Easter Egg CarHop At CenterPoint Church Lewis Center

Saturday April 16th at 1pm visit CenterPoint Church for a fun Easter egg “hunt” through the parking lot of decorated cars with Easter eggs. Bags for collecting eggs will be provided. Farm animals, snacks and fun for the whole family! There will also be a visit from the Easter bunny!

17. Historic Bunny Hop in Historic Dublin

Saturday April 16th at 1pm visit Historic Dublin for a fun hop through town on a scavenger hunt! Get your scavenger hunt card from either The Dublin Toy Emporium or visitor center and start your scavenger hunt! Children who finish the hunt will receive a mini cupcake from Our Cupcakery. The Easter bunny will also be making an appearance! 

Related: 5 Super Fun Playgrounds in Dublin, Ohio

18. New Albany Springfest Egg Hunt At Eagle Stadium

Saturday April 16th at 4:30pm visit the New Albany High School football stadium for a fun family event! There will be a helicopter egg drop, Easter egg hunt, face painting, farm animals, balloon artists and plenty of kid activities. 

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*Please be aware,  information is gathered from multiple community sources.  Times, dates and locations are subject to change. There may be a fee to participate in a featured activity.  Please call ahead or check links to confirm activities. Inclusion of an event on this list is not considered an endorsement. Please use your best judgement when attending public events and consult your doctor if you have questions regarding the safety level of a public event. Read my disclaimer here. Enjoy what you do today!*