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Nashville Easter Egg Hunts: Red Caboose Park Egg Hunt & more

Looking for all the Nashville Easter Egg Hunts? I’ve put together all the Easter Egg hunt information I could find!
Nashville Easter Egg Hunts 2014
The majority of Nashville Easter Egg Hunts happen the Saturday before Easter, (Easter Sunday 2017 is April 16) including one of our favorites, the Red Caboose Park Egg Hunt (at the corner of 656 Colice Jeanne Road – just down from the Community Center & Bellevue Branch Library), as well as the Cheekwood Spring Art Hop & the Nashville Zoo Eggstravaganza.


As I discover more information about the 2017 Nashville Easter Egg Hunts and celebrations, I’ll continue to update them here.

Nashville Easter Egg Hunts

* Red Caboose Park

Starts at 11:00 for all ages/grades.

Free Snacks and Drinks provided by local churches.  Also Games, Prizes, Face Painting, Washable Tatoos, & over 20,000 Eggs.


* Nashville Zoo

More than 40,000 plastic eggs will be distributed on the Zoo’s Festival Field for 10 scheduled hunts held throughout the day. Participants can redeem their eggs for exciting prize packs from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Festival Field Egg Hunt Schedule:
• Ages 2 & under: 10 a.m. OR 12:30 p.m.
• 3 years: 10:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m.
• 4 – 5 years: 11 a.m. OR 1:30 p.m.
• 6 – 7 years:  11:30 a.m. OR 2 p.m.
• 8 – 10 years Noon OR 2:30 p.m.

There will also be a Zoo-wide hunt for larger, golden eggs also redeemable for prizes. Visitors can watch as Zoo animals hunt for special “eggs” hidden just for them. Other activities include Easter-themed games, bounce houses and face painting.


This year Cheekwood’s Spring Art Hop is from 10am-4pm.  The egg hunts will take place every hour and the last hunt is at 3 pm! Members are free. You can visit the Cheekwood Spring Art Hop website for more details on pricing and entertainment.
Activities include:
• Community Project: Flowers & Friends
• Easter Ears
• Spring Seeds
• Bubbles & Blooms
• Butterfly Rings

*Adventure Science Center (still waiting to hear about 2017 information)

Saturday, April 4th, Adventure Science Center will host a wide range of activities during EGGcellent Science, just in time for Easter!  From egg engineering during the Egg Drop Challenge to learning about the eggs of different animals, visitors will be cracking open the science behind these wonders of nature

  • Special Activities from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Egg Drop Challenge from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m
  • Special Sci-Bite live science demonstration at 1 p.m


There also will typically be a big Easter Egg Hunt at Two Rivers Park in Donelson as well as ‘flashlight’ Egg Hunt taking place at 7PM (yes PM!) in Fairview.

Be sure to check out my 32 Cheap Easter Basket Filler Ideas & Top 7 Tips for Cheap Easter Baskets I shared on “Talk of the Town”.

Where will you be egg hunting this Easter?