Your Eggstravaganza, Blue Moon, Purrlates Hampton Roads Weekend

There’s plenty of things to celebrate this weekend! From blue moons to bunnies, you’re sure to have fun-filled weekend in Hampton Roads.

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All Weekend

Friday – Sunday | The Art & Science of Arachnids | Virginia Living Museum
Check out this exhibit all about arachnids at the Virginia Living Museum. It’s all about how society perceives arachnids in science, art and culture, inviting guests to experience “creepy” animals in a fun, meaningful way.

Friday – Sunday | Death of a Salesman | The Little Theatre of Norfolk
A thrilling work of deep and revealing beauty that remains one of the most profound classic dramas of the American theatre.

Saturday – Sunday | Easter Bunny at Chesapeake Square Mall | Chesapeake Square
The Easter Bunny arrives at the mall on Sat. March 17 at 11 a.m. The Bunny’s hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sundays, noon – 6 p.m.

Saturday – Sunday | Give Me Liberty | Hampton History Museum
The groundbreaking exhibition “Give Me Liberty: Fugitive Slaves and the Long Revolution Against Slavery” explores the lives of over 30 fugitive slaves from Hampton.

Saturday – Sunday | Easter Spring Fling and Egg Hunt | Hunt Club Farm
The egg hunt lasts all day! Your ticket includes admission to the petting farm, farm games, inflatable amusements, and more!



5 p.m. | Easter Scavenger Hunt | Fort Monroe Community Center
Easter Eggs, Games and the Easter Bunny! Don’t forget your basket and cameras!



10 a.m. | EGGstravaganza | Chesapeake City Park
Fun event where children 8-and-under can join in for a variety of fun activities and egg-citement! Children should bring a basket or bag for the egg hunt

Newport News 

9 a.m. | Egg-stravaganza at the VLM | Virginia Living Museum
The hunt is on! Uncover a variety of eggs from all types of native animals from the Virginia Living Museum’s extensive collections.

9 a.m. | Lee Hall Mansion Easter Egg Hunt | Lee Hall Mansion
Bring the kids to Lee Hall Mansion for the annual Easter Egg Hunt. Crafts, games, and the Easter Bunny provide great photo ops as well as activities before the Hunt gets underway. A children’s scavenger hunt is offered free of charge after the Hunt.


9:30 a.m. | Purrlates (Pilates) with the Kitties! | Catnip Cafe
Are you new to Pilates and curious what it’s all about? Or, have you done Pilates and want to enjoy it with some feline friends? Then join us for a beginner-friendly mat class!

10 a.m. | 2nd Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt | Tarrallton Park
This event is FREE to the public and will feature inflatable play structures, four egg hunt areas setup by age groups from 0-6th grade, and one egg hunt area for kids with special needs. There will also be face painting, lawn games, DJ music, and MORE!

11 a.m. | Easter Egg Hunt | Norfolk Premium Outlets
Hampton Roads families are invited to hop into spring! Norfolk Premium Outlets guests will have the chance to get in the spring spirit with an Easter Egg Hunt, where children under age 10 are invited to search around the grounds in front of H&M for hidden eggs and enjoy free, family-friendly activities such as balloon artists and face painting.

11 a.m. | Easter Egg Hunt & Bunny Photos | Selden Market
Join POP Kids Store and the other Selden Market shops for an Easter egg hunt for all ages, starting PROMPTLY at NOON. Get photos and selfies with the Easter Bunny and shop and snack at the market all day long. Bring your basket and fill up on the 3,000 eggs hidden in the market!


9 a.m. | Easter Egg Drop | Smithfield Baptist Church
2,000 eggs will be released from atop a Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department Ladder Fire Truck beginning at 9:30 a.m. The event is open to the public. The egg drop – for children under age 12 – kicks of a full morning of activities at the church. Along with candy & toy filled eggs, there will be a cupcake decoration craft and refreshments in our Family Life Center.


9:30 a.m. | Bunny Hops 5k & Easter Egg Hunt | Billsburg Brewery
Kick off your Easter weekend with Mettle Events and Billsburg Brewery by running or volunteering a fun 5K in historic Jamestown followed by a great post race party including food, entertainment and some of our signature beers. There will also be an Easter egg hunt at 11:30AM for the kiddos.

9:30 a.m. | Easter Egg Extravaganza, Free! | Warhill Sports Complex and Abram Frink Jr. Community Center
With over 10,000 eggs for the hunt, this event is one to see! The event is designed for youth ages walking to 7. Two hunts will be held – one on the Warhill Sports Complex baseball fields and the second at the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center in Grove.

Virginia Beach 

9 a.m. | Spring Opening at Shore Drive Farm Market | Shore Drive Farm Market
Spring is here and we are excited to celebrate warmer weather with lots of new local vendors, live entertainment and food trucks serving food made and sourced from local farms!

10 a.m. | Easter Eggstravaganza | Mt Trashmore Family YMCA
Get ready for a fun-filled morning at the Mount Trashmore Family YMCA! Enjoy making priceless memories together through fun games, music, and activities!

10:30 a.m. | Annual WRV Easter Egg Hunt | Wave Riding Vehicles
Join us this coming Saturday for our annual Egg Hunt! Free and open to the public, bring the family and friends. The Billabong, RVCA and VonZipper crew will be on hand with tons of additional giveaways.

10:30 a.m. | Easter “Apple” Hunt | Cullipher Farm
We will be having an Easter “Apple” Hunt for children ages 3-11. We will be hiding apples and golden Easter eggs filled with prizes throughout our fields.

11 a.m. | Easter Egg Hunt & Barnyard Petting Zoo at The Shack! | The Shack
Easter Egg hunt & a Barnyard Petting Zoo (12:30pm-3:30pm) with tons of our little friends including bunnies, ducks, lamb, hens, rooster, goat, mini horse, mini donkey, & piggie!

11 a.m. | Family Fun Day: Eggstravaganza | Virginia Beach Field House
Bring your Family and join VBFH on March 31 for our first Family Fun Day of the Year! Our Easter themed event will include many inflatables, games, music, arts & crafts and giveaways!



10 a.m. | Hoppy Easter Yoga | Bearded Bird Brewing Co.
It is Easter Sunday and class is still a go! Hop onto your mat and get ready to have an eggcellent! Join Danielle Collinsworth, (aka The Caffeinated Yogi), for yoga at the brewery! This class is an all level donation based class. Bring a friend and get ready to flow to fun tunes on your mat.

3 p.m. | 5th ANNUAL EASTER Extravaganza & Cookout | Lafayette Park
Free event. Food, Live DJ, Pictures w/ Easter Bunny, Face Painting and more! Please bring your buckets for the hunt at 5:00pm

Virginia Beach 

9 a.m. | Annual Easter Egg Hunt | Fox Brother’s Paintball Park
Join us in our ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT in celebration of EASTER! Paintball games all day long with easter eggs hidden all over the field!