Knoxville Easter Events 2017

Easter is a holiday that is celebrated so well in our big little city and I am super excited to share lots of fun family events coming up soon! Whether this is a new experience for you or you’re an Easter-in-Knoxville veteran, we have all of the event information you need for one fantastic egg-hunting, candy-stuffing holiday!

**Don’t forget your baskets! No really, you’ll need to bring your own basket to all of the hunts below!**

Knoxville Easter Events

(All events are listed in order by date of the event.)

F/32 Easter Bunny Photo Sessions

7838 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
3/15/17-4/15/17 Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Cost: $29.95 sitting fee includes a 5×7 of your choice.
Bring your child for the sweetest Easter pictures of them while they interact with live bunnies. Sessions are 30 minutes.
Call (865) 934-0909 or go online to schedule session.


UT Gardens Wild Bird Eggstravaganza

UT Gardens
2431 Joe Johnson Dr. Knoxville, TN 37996
(865) 974-8265
Saturday, 4/01/17 10:00AM-2:00PM
Cost: $8 per child
Celebrate the coming of spring with a fun family event. Come learn about wild birds, the vegetarian side of their diet and how to feed your favorite wild birds with their favorite foods and flowers! Families will learn how to attract birds to their home garden and create natural spring inspired crafts. All kids will leave with two bird feeders, a seed dispersal craft to attract wild birds, a bird seed mix catering to your favorite back yard birds’ favorite foods and young seedling that can grow to attract and feed birds in your garden! Kids will have an opportunity to hunt for 3,000 eggs in the garden. Children will also get a chance to win a prize or two. The Easter Bunny will also be hopping in to get his picture taken with you. Don’t forget to bring your Easter basket! This hunt is sponsored by the Food Allergy Community of East TN, Allergy & Asthma Affiliates, and Allergy, Asthma, and Sinus Center, and is completely food-free to be safe for all children with food allergies!
**Preregistration is required.**
Use the link below for online registration.
Wild Bird Eggstravaganza Registration


West Town Mall Easter Bunny

West Town Mall
7600 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37919
3/24/17-4/15/17
Cost: FREE to visit. Prices of the photo packages vary.
Come visit with the Easter Bunny and capture the moment with photos!
Walk up or skip the wait and make a reservation online.


An Extra Special Bunny

West Town Mall
7600 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37919
Sunday, 4/02/17 9:30AM-11:00AM
Cost: FREE to visit. Prices of photo packages vary.
A special visit with the West Town Mall Easter Bunny for children with special needs and their families. Make your reservation at the link below.
An Extra Special Bunny Reservations


 **KMB 4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt**

The MUSE (Formerly the Discovery Center)
516 N. Beaman St. Knoxville, TN 37914 (Near the Knoxville Zoo in Chilhowee Park)
(865) 594-1494
Sunday, 4/02/17 3:30PM
Cost: $15 per family (This will include up to 2 adults and 4 children.)
Join the Knoxville Moms Blog and our following families for a day of Easter fun at The MUSE. Easter egg hunt included! Hunt times as follows: 4 years and up at 3:50PM, 2-3 years old at 4:05PM, 1-2 year olds at 4:20PM, and 1 and under at 4:35PM.
**Preregistration is required. You may register by visiting our website as below or our Facebook page. The event has sold out but be sure to add your name to the waiting list as more spots may open!**

4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt


West Side Y Easter Egg Dive

West Side YMCA
400 N. Winston Road, Knoxville, TN
Sunday, 4/02/17 2:30PM-4:30PM
Cost: FREE for Y Members. $6 per person or $20 per family if not members.
Join the Y for a fun twist on the traditional egg hunt with a dive for eggs! Some will sink and some will float so all ages can play! The egg hunts will take place every 45 minutes from 2:30PM-4:00PM. There will also be crafts and a bounce house open in the gym from 2:00pm-5:30PM.


Davis Family Y Easter Egg Dive

Davis Family YMCA
400 N. Winston Road, Knoxville, TN
Saturday, 4/08/17 11:00AM
Cost: FREE for Y Members and guests.
Come out to the Y for a fun twist on the traditional egg hunt with a dive for eggs! Enjoy cookies and juice and visit with the Easter Bunny. Recommended for ages 8 and under.


West End Church of Christ Spring Celebration

West End Church of Christ
8301 E. Walker Springs Lane Knoxville, TN 37923
Saturday, 4/08/17 2:00PM-5:00PM
Join the community for a fun-filled event including an egg hunt, inflatables, nail painting, crafts, puppet show, face painting, and cookie decorating!


Fountain City Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Fountain City Park
Saturday, 4/08/17 9:00AM-12:00PM
Cost: FREE
Come out to the park to enjoy games, bounce house, magic shows, egg hunt, and more! Hunting times as follows: Ages 6-8 at 9:30AM, ages 3-5 at 10:15AM, ages walking to 2 at 11:00AM, ages 9-12 at 11:45AM. Don’t forget to bring your Easter basket!


Road to the Resurrection Children’s Event

Fair Haven’s Baptist Church
8909 Pedigo Rd. Powell, TN 37849
Saturday, 4/08/17 2:00PM-4:00PM


Smart Toys and Books: Live Bunnies Exhibit at the O’Hare Port

Smart Toys and Books
Franklin Square 9700 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37922
(865) 394-6060
4/08/17-4/15/17 during normal business hours
Cost: FREE
Come see the live bunnies roam around the O’Hare Port!


Deep Well Farm Easter Egg Hunt

Deep Well Farm
9567 Hwy. 11 East, Lenoir City, TN 37772
Just outside of Farragut
(865) 803-4425
Saturday, 4/08/17, Friday, 4/14/17 and Saturday, 4/15/17 10:30AM-5:00PM
Cost: $10 + tax each for all ages over 1 at the gate
Come out to enjoy the farm animals, play area, slides and egg hunt! Egg hunts start at 11:00AM and are held every 30 minutes.


HUG KNOXVILLE: Easter Service Project for Kids

McFee Park
917 McFee Rd. Farragut, TN 37934
Monday, 4/10/17 3:30PM-4:30PM
Cost: FREE
Come out to help Hug Knoxville with a kid-friendly service project! They have partnered with the Emerald Youth Foundation – Hope Central Branch. Meet at McFee Park in the Small Pavilion and let kiddos fill eggs so that some wonderful inner city children can have an egg hunt later in the week! Hug Knoxville will provide a free ice-cream sundae bar as well! Feel free to stay and enjoy the playground after. All ages welcome.

Can you bring some eggs or items to fill them? They’d love stickers, little erasers/toys, candy, etc. The eggs don’t have to be new…pull out the stash from your attic! We’d love to have your help with filling them and also with gathering the supplies.


Smart Toys and Books: Mommy & Me Easter Craft

Smart Toys and Books
Franklin Square 9700 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37922
(865) 394-6060
4/14/17 10:00AM and 11:00AM
Cost: $5.00
Come out to make Easter bunny planters! Advance reservations are recommended.


Eggciting Easter Celebration and Hunt

Fairview United Methodist Church
2508 Old Niles Ferry Road, Maryville, TN 37803
(865) 983-2080 ext 111
Cost: FREE
Friday, 4/14/17 2:30PM
Staggered egg hunts for every age group, music, free food, and pictures with LIVE bunnies.


Light the Night Glow-in-the-Dark Easter Egg Hunt

RIO Revolution Church
3419 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy. Maryville, TN 37804
(865) 984-9200
Friday, 4/14/17 6:00PM-8:30PM
Another fun twist on the traditional Easter egg hunt with a glow-in-the-dark hunt!


RiverView Family Farm 6th Annual Spring Event

RiverView Family Farm
12130 Prater Ln. Knoxville, TN 37934
(865) 603-9347
Friday, 4/14/17 and Saturday, 4/15/17 11:00AM-5:00PM
Come enjoy a fantastic Easter event with plenty to do and see down on the farm, including an Easter Egg Hunt!


PEANUTS Easter Beagle Express

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad Bryson City Depot (approx 2.5 hours from Knoxville)
226 Everett St. Bryson City, NC 28713
Friday, 4/14/17 11:00AM and Saturday, 4/15/17 11:00AM
Cost: Prices vary depending on class of service and age of passenger.
Ride the train along the Tuckasegee River to the town of Dillsboro, NC for a 90 minute layover filled with all kinds of Easter fun, including pictures with the PEANUTS characters, egg hunt, crafts, and snacks.
**Preregistration is required.**


Smart Toys and Books: Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Smart Toys and Books
Franklin Square 9700 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37922
(865) 394-6060
Saturday, 4/15/17 10:00AM, 10:30AM, 11:00AM, 11:30AM
Cost: $12.00
Come join the Easter Bunny for breakfast, a craft, and photos! We provide the breakfast (coffee and pastries for parents!) and a special craft to make and take home. Be sure to bring your camera for photos! This will also be the last day of our Live Bunny Exhibit: The O’Hare Port. Ages 2 and up. Reservations and payment are required in advance. Registration can be done in the store or over the phone. There is no online registration for this event.


Gulf Park Recreation Association Easter Egg Hunt

Gulf Park Swim & Tennis Center
528 Pensacola Rd. Knoxville, TN 37923 (off Cedar Bluff Rd.)
Saturday, 4/15/17 2:30PM-4:00PM
Cost: FREE
Come out to enjoy an Easter egg hunt! The hunt will begin at 3:00PM. Open to the public! Don’t forget your own basket!


Anchor Holds Baptist Church Easter Event

Anchor Holds Baptist Church
4601 Old Broadway Rd. NE. Knoxville, TN
Saturday, 4/15/17 2:00PM
Cost: FREE
Come out to enjoy a bouncy house, a large Easter egg hunt, and two Easter basket give-aways for special egg find and another for closest guess of amount of jelly beans in a jar! Kids 12 and under. Please bring your own basket if you have one to collect eggs. We will have bags for any child who does not have a basket.


Lenoir City Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Lenoir City Park, Shelters 2, 3, and 5
Saturday, 4/15/17 1:00PM (hunt starts at 2:00PM)
Cost: FREE
Come out to the park to enjoy a great Easter event including an Easter egg hunt and pictures with the Easter bunny!

Do you know of another Easter event we have not yet included? Please comment below so we can add the fun for everyone!

Wishing you and yours an eggcellent Easter!

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14 Responses to Knoxville Easter Events 2017

  1. Mary Kay Emge March 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm #

    Road to the Resurrection children’s event on April 8, 2-4 pm at Fair Havens Baptist Church, 8909 Pedigo Rd., Powell, TN.

    • Kara March 29, 2017 at 11:14 pm #

      Thank you! I have added your event to the list. Happy Easter!

  2. Melisa Douzart March 20, 2017 at 7:54 am #

    EGGCITING EASTER CELEBRATION & HUNT on Good Friday, April 14th at Fairview United Methodist Church, 2508 Old Niles Ferry Road, Maryville. Begins at 2:30. FREE! Staggered egg hunts for every age group, music, free food, and pictures with LIVE bunnies. Need more info? Contact the church office: 865-983-2080 ext.111.

    • Kara March 29, 2017 at 11:16 pm #

      Thank you! I have added your event to the list. Happy Easter!

  3. Tiffany M Hoppe March 27, 2017 at 10:48 am #

    Don’t let your kids have all the fun this Easter! LuLaRoe Heart to Heart Boutique will be playing Easter bunny by providing clues for you to find buttery soft LuLaRoe leggings! We will be in and around Knoxville spreading the Lula-love, and providing clues in our Facebook group!

    RSVP to the Facebook event here!
    https://www.facebook.com/events/1775336889449120/

    • Kara March 29, 2017 at 11:16 pm #

      That sounds like a lot of fun. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Debbie Pressley March 30, 2017 at 11:11 am #

    April 15 @ 2:00 pm Large Easter hunt with 2 Easter baskets given away for special egg find and another for closest guess of amount of jelly beans in a jar! Also, we will have a bouncey house blown up for the smaller kids! ANCHOR HOLDS BAPTIST CHURCH,, Old Broadway Knoxville Tn 37918. Everyone invited, Kids 12 and under. FREE— please your own basket if you have one to collect eggs. We will have bags for any child who does not have a basket.

    • Kara March 30, 2017 at 1:56 pm #

      Thank you! I have added your event to the list. Happy Easter!

  5. Sondra March 31, 2017 at 11:35 am #

    The Ebenezer Methodist Church spring festival and egg hunt has been cancelled this year due to the construction they are doing at the church. Just wanted to let you know in case you want to update the list.

    • Kara Williams April 17, 2017 at 9:51 pm #

      Thank you for letting us know!

  6. Meme Cameron April 13, 2017 at 10:00 am #

    Kara,

    Your blog is extremely helpful for out of town grandmothers,too! ⛱

    • Kara Williams April 17, 2017 at 9:51 pm #

      Great! Glad to hear you are using the information! Hope you had a wonderful Easter!

  7. Sarah April 14, 2017 at 9:23 pm #

    This list was incredibly helpful! Thank you for doing it!

    • Kara Williams April 17, 2017 at 9:52 pm #

      You’re very welcome. Thanks for using the resource!

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