Hop to It: Where to Find the Easer Bunny, Egg Hunts in Tinley Park, Oak Forest

The Oak Forest Park District and Downtown Tinley are holding two separate Easter events this weekend. Plus, find out more about an egg hunt for your dog.

Easter is just around the corner, which means time is running out to visit the Easter Bunny or participate in an Easter egg hunt.

Check out these upcoming holiday events in Tinley Park and Oak Forest.


Central Park Egg Hunt

Kids can see the Easter Bunny and hunt for eggs throughout Central Park. The hunt is for kids up to third grade. Check Patch's Events Calendar to find out when the hunts for each age group begins. Meet at Central Park Pavilion at least 15 minutes before the hunt.

When: The first hunt starts at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Central Park, Oak Forest
Cost: Free
More info: Check the listing in Patch's Events Calendar.

Doggie Easter Egg Hunt

Kids aren't the only ones who can enjoy a good Easter egg hunt. This event is set up for your dog to have fun with eggs filled with a treat or special prize. Plus, you can get a picture of your dog and the Easter Bunny. Participating dogs must be leashed and well-behaved.

When: Registration is at 12:30 p.m. The hunt is at 1 p.m.
Where: Oak Forest Community Center
Cost: $10. Proceeds benefit Lulu's Locker Rescue, which saves black cats, dogs and FIV-positive cats from high-kill shelters. Easter Bunny photos are $7 each.
More info: Check out the listing in Patch's Events Calendar.


Downtown Tinley Bunny Hop

This Easter event has a little something for everybody, from an egg hunt to Easter Bunny photos to a live DJ and a vintage dress and bonnet display. Easter egg hunts will be at 12:30 p.m. for children 5 and younger, and at 1 p.m. for children 6 to 9. Wear an Easter bonnet and win a prize.

When: Noon to 3 p.m.
Where: South Street, adjacent to the Oak Park Avenue Metra station, Tinley Park
Cost: Free
More info: Go to the Downtown Tinley website or call 708-444-5678.


Helicopter Easter Egg Drop

Odyssey Fun World takes the egg hunt to new heights with this event, which also includes a cow train, pony rides, face painting and more. The hunts are for kids as old as 12 years old. Check the venue's website for the hunt times for each age group.

When: Easter egg hunts start at noon, and the last one is at 2 p.m.
Where: Odyssey Fun World, Tinley Park
Cost: $5
More info: Check out Odyssey Fun World's site.


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Charles Jordan March 23, 2013 at 09:58 PM
This is cool, I never knew Tinley had so many great Easter festivals for kids!


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