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The best Easter events in Chicago

Hop to it and celebrate at Easter events in Chicago, including egg hunts, appearances from the Easter bunny and more

Emma Krupp
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Emma Krupp

There's plenty of fun to be had during Easter in Chicago, whether you want to take the kiddos egg hunting at events held in some of the best Chicago parks or feast upon special brunch menus at outdoor restaurants throughout the city. True, the holiday's festivities are mostly kid-focused—and you'll find plenty of Easter Bunny meet-and-greets and egg hunts perfect for families to enjoy—but Easter-themed 5K runs and other adult-friendly happenings mean that people of all ages can get in on the Easter festivities. And if you want to find the best Easter brunch in Chicago, we've got you covered on that, too. Get ready to embrace all things bunny- and spring-related with our list of the best Easter events in Chicago this year. 

When is Easter?

This year, Easter falls on Sunday, April 17, 2022. The holiday occurs every year on the first Sunday between March 21 and April 25, after the first full moon following the northern spring equinox.


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