Knoxville Easter Events {2018}

Easter is a well-celebrated holiday 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! You’ll need to bring your own basket to all of the hunts below!**

Knoxville Easter Events

(All events are listed in chronological order.)

F/32 Easter Bunny Photo Sessions

7838 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
3/02/18-3/31/18 Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Cost: $32.72 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.

West Town Mall Easter Bunny

West Town Mall
7600 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37919
Cost: FREE to visit. Prices of 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, 3/11/18 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 online.

Mayo Gardens & 4-H Animal Encounter

Mayo Gardens Powell, 520 E. Emory Rd. 3/10/18 1:00PM-4:00PM
Mayo Gardens West Knoxville, 9629 Kingston Pike 3/17/18 1:00PM-4:00PM
Mayo Gardens Western Plaza/Bearden, 4718 Kingston Pike 3/24/18 1:00PM
Cost: Donations are accepted and greatly appreciated to go toward Knox County Livestock Projects.
Come out to one of the Mayo Garden Centers to get your photos taken with live chickens, rabbits, and lambs!

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
Saturday, 3/24/18-3/31/18, during normal business hours.
Cost: FREE
Come see the live bunnies roam around the O’Hare Port!

UT Gardens Wild Bird Eggstravaganza

UT Gardens
2431 Joe Johnson Dr. Knoxville, TN 37996
(865) 974-8265
Saturday, 3/24/18 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 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 this link for online registration.

Davis Family Y Easter Egg Dive

Davis Family YMCA
400 N. Winston Road, Knoxville, TN
Saturday, 3/24/18 11:00AM-12:30PM
Cost: FREE for Y Members and guests.
Come to the Y for a fun twist on the traditional egg hunt with a dive for eggs! Enjoy cookies and milk and visit with the Easter Bunny. Recommended for ages 6 months – 12 years. Dive times as follows: 6 months-3 years 11:00AM-11:20AM, 4 years-6 years 11:20AM-11:40AM, 7 years-12 years 11:40AM-12:00PM. Don’t forget a towel!

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, 3/24/18, Friday, 3/30/18 and Saturday, 3/31/18 10:00AM-5:00PM
Cost: $10/person over 12 months
Come out to enjoy the farm animals, play area, slides, egg hunt and more! See website for more details.

 **KMB 5th 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, 3/25/18 2:30PM (RAIN OR SHINE)
Cost: $20 per family (this includes up to four adults and four 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: 5 years and up at 2:50PM, 3-4 years old at 3:05PM, 1-2 year olds at 3:20PM, and 1 and under at 3:35PM.
**Preregistration is required. You may register by visiting our website 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!**

West Side Y Easter Egg Dive

West Side YMCA
400 N. Winston Road, Knoxville, TN
Sunday, 3/25/18 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, pictures with the Easter Bunny, and a bounce house open in the gym from 2:30pm-5:00PM.

Smart Toys and Books: Mommy & Me Easter Craft

Smart Toys and Books
Franklin Square 9700 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37922
(865) 394-6060
Friday, 3/30/18 10:00AM and 11:00AM
Cost: $5.00
Come out to make tin can bunnies! 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
Friday, 3/30/18 2:30PM-4:30PM
Cost: FREE
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, 3/30/18 6:30PM
A fun twist on the traditional Easter egg hunt with a glow-in-the-dark hunt! You can also find games, inflatables, face painting, food and tons of eggs!

RiverView Family Farm 7th Annual Spring Easter Festival

RiverView Family Farm
12130 Prater Ln. Knoxville, TN 37934
(865) 603-9347
Friday, 3/30/18 and Saturday, 3/31/18 11:00AM-4:00PM
Cost: $10/person (ages 2 and under free.)
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, 3/30/18 11:00AM and Saturday, 3/31/18 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, 3/31/18 10:00AM, 10:30AM, 11:00AM, 11:30AM
Cost: $12/child
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! 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.

Lenoir City Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Lenoir City Park, Shelters 2, 3, and 5
Saturday, 3/31/18 1:00PM (hunt starts at 2:00PM)
Cost: FREE
Come to the park to enjoy a great Easter event including an Easter egg hunt and pictures with the Easter bunny! Hunting groups as follows: ages 0-3 years, 4-7 years, 8-12 years.

Easter Brunch Cruise

Volunteer Princess Luxury Yacht
956 Volunteer Landing Lane Knoxville, TN 37915
(865) 541-4556
Sunday, 4/01/18 1:00PM-2:30PM (Boarding at 12:30PM.)
Cost: Adults $42.95; Seniors $39.95; Children $19.95
Celebrate Easter with a bountiful brunch buffet aboard the Volunteer Princess. Take a seat at your private table and enjoy the company of your closest friends and family. Enjoy a one-and-a-half hour cruise around Knoxville. Visit our bar on the upper deck and sip on a mimosa. Make your Easter brunch extra special with a celebration package! See website for more details.

West End Church of Christ Spring Celebration

West End Church of Christ
8301 E. Walker Springs Lane Knoxville, TN 37923
Saturday, 4/07/18 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!

Gulf Park Recreation Association Easter Egg Hunt

Gulf Park Swim & Tennis Center
528 Pensacola Rd. Knoxville, TN 37923 (off Cedar Bluff Rd.)
Cost: FREE
Come enjoy an Easter egg hunt! Open to the public! Don’t forget your own basket!

Fountain City Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Fountain City Park
Cost: FREE
Come 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!

Do you know of other Easter events we have not included? Please comment below so we can add them to the list!

Wishing you and yours an eggcellent Easter!

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8 Responses to Knoxville Easter Events {2018}

  1. Tee March 6, 2018 at 1:42 pm #

    What isn’t the date for for the fountain city park one?

    • Kara Williams March 6, 2018 at 4:25 pm #


      According to their website, the Fountain City information has not yet been released for 2018.

      • Christine March 9, 2018 at 8:41 pm #

        I just spoke with a member of the Fountain City Business & Professional Association regarding the Fountain City Easter Egg Hunt. The date of the hunt will be March 24th. Looking forward to it!

    • Jessica March 22, 2018 at 4:52 pm #

      Bass pro shops starts March 24th

  2. Tarah Goodman March 7, 2018 at 6:58 am #

    From the I Love Powell Facebook group: Hey folks, spring has almost sprung. Don’t miss the Annual PBPA Easter Egg Hunt.
    It will be on March 31st at the Powell Station Park. Festivities will begin at noon and the hunt will start at 1:30. We will have a petting zoo, several booths giving away free food and drinks and candy (of course), cotton candy, train rides, bounce house and slide.
    Over 4,000 eggs will be hidden and over $1,000 in prizes for the kiddos will be given away.
    This is an example of how the the businesses in Powell give back to the wonderful Powell community. Please join us for this fun day.
    Please share this post.

  3. Kyle landis March 22, 2018 at 8:55 am #

    Karns HS
    Free lunch to first 1000 people
    Carnival, egg hunt areas for different age groups, etc

  4. Jessica March 22, 2018 at 4:53 pm #

    Bass pro shops begins march 24

  5. Jennifer March 31, 2018 at 6:55 am #

    Does anyone know when Pathway church in Knoxville doing there Easter egg hunts next to taco Bell on Chapman like they did last year?

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