Where to find Easter egg hunts in Charleston

Modern egg colors have gotten lighter than the red onion-skinned techniques of the past. | Photo by Eren Li via Pexels

No yolk, folks — Easter is just nine days away, and you know what that means. Peeps are on the shelves, pastel is everywhere, and it’s time to go egg hunting in Charleston. 🥚

The family-friendly tradition that goes back centuries has several hoppenin’ events around town for all ages (and furry friends, too). So, grab those baskets + bonnets as we lay it all out for you.

For kiddos 🐣

Easter Extravaganza | Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Rd. | Sat., April 16 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | $29+ | Kids ages 12 and under can hunt for eggs and enjoy a bunny meet-and-greet, egg dyeing, and storytime in the stable yards. Where to get a post-hunt meal: Middleton Place Restaurant

Easter in Hampton Park | Hampton Park, 30 Mary Murray Dr. | Sun., April 17 | 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. | Free registration | Bring a blanket or chair on the lawn in front of the gazebo for an egg hunt at 10:10 a.m. — stay after for a Sunday service, food truck, and free mimosas.

Easter Egg Hunt & Bunny Brunch | Five Loaves Cafe, 214 N. Cedar St., Summerville | Sun., April 17 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Egg hunts will be held at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. for kids 6 and under and the Easter bunny will be available for photos — get brunch from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

For adults 🐰

Adult Egg Hunt | Firefly Distillery, 4201 Spruill Ave., North Charleston | Sun., April 10 | 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. | $25 | Hunt hundreds of hidden eggs to find candy, gifts, and gold eggs with up to $400 value prizes — then refuel at the food trucks.

The Charleston Adult Easter Egg Hunt | Big John’s Tavern, Blind Tiger, King Street Dispensary, The Alley, and The Brick in Charleston | Sun., April 17 | 11 a.m. | Free | Check these bars’ Instagram pages between 10-11 a.m. for clues — eggs contain prizes from each venue including gift cards, coupons, and merch.

For dogs 🐶

Park Circle Doggie Easter Egg Hunt | Park Pets, 1021 E. Montague Ave., Ste. 101, North Charleston | Sat., April 16 | Times vary | $12 | Every egg contains a treat or prize for you and your dog donated by local businesses, including gift certificates and prizes. Where to get a post-hunt meal at a dog-friendly spot: DIG in the park

Poll: Which Easter sweets do you want most in your basket? Choose your treat here.