No yolk, folks — Easter is just six 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 Lexington. 🥚
The family-friendly tradition that goes back centuries has several hoppenin’ events around town for all ages. So, grab those baskets + bonnets as we lay it all out for you.
For younger kiddos 🐣
Easter Egg-citement, Eckert’s Orchard, 1396 Pinckard Pk. | Sat., April 16 | 9 a.m. | $15+ | This egg hunt goes above and beyond with a tractor ride around the farm, cookie decorating, a petting zoo + more.
Community Easter Egg Hunt, Shillito Park, 300 W. Reynolds Rd. | Sat., April 16 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Free | Bring the whole family for Easter fun + a cookout to follow.
Ideas for post-hunt treats nearby: Crank and Boom, North Lime Clays Mill
Commonwealth Smiles Community Egg Hunt, 2351 Huguenard Dr. | Sat., April 16 | 12 p.m. | Free | There will be three different egg hunts for different age groups, with age-appropriate gifts. Participants will also be treated to face-painting + spring pics with a bunny.
For teens 🐰
Shaker Village Easter Egg Hunt, 3501 Lexington Rd., Harrodsburg | Sat., April 16 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | $7+ | Meet the farm’s newest baby animals + trade in Easter eggs at the candy stations for treats.
While you’re there, check out the food trucks + Village Bar.
Easter Bunny photo ops ❤️
Easter Bunny Photos, The Barn 120 Summit at Fritz Farm | Now-Sat., April 16 | Times vary | $35+ | Schedule a photoshoot for your tiny tot or the entire family with real-life bunnies.
Where to get a post-picture meal: Grimaldi’s, J. Alexander’s, or Condado’s
Easter Bunny Train,175 Beasley Rd., Versailles | Sat., April 16 | 2 p.m. | $12+ | Get a picture with some-bunny special while taking a ride along the Bluegrass Scenic Railroad.
Where to get your post-train meal: Ricardo’s Grill & Pub, Callies Homestyle Restaurant
Fayette Mall, 3401 Nicholasville Rd. | Now-Sat., April 16 | 11 a.m.- 7 p.m. | $35+ | Reserve a spot at the mall with the Easter Bunny for some sweet keepsakes.
Post photoshoot grub: Agave and Rye, Bella Notte