COVID-19 caused numerous parks to cancel their annual Easter egg hunts and other spring festivities last year, but there are several events to choose from in 2021. St. Charles County residents have options scattered across the area, from the Sunrise Church scavenger hunt to a dog-friendly egg hunt in Wentzville. However, there have been some cancellations, so we'll cover those as well.
First Annual Family Egg Hunt at Everything Under One Woof
A newcomer to the Easter event scene, Everything Under One Woof is hosting an egg hunt on Sunday, March 21, 2021 from 10:30am to 1:30pm. Kids, adults, and even dogs can participate in the egg hunt, and registration costs $5 per participant. Early registration is recommended, as spots are limited.
Several prizes are up for grabs, including a 50-in. television. The event is located at 1522 Swatnerville Drive in Wentzville, MO. For more information or to register for the egg hunt, contact Sherri at (636) 288-2847.
One Seed 8K Easter Egg Hunt
One Seed is hosting a large Easter egg hunt on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 11a.m. The event will take place at the O'Fallon Family YMCA on the soccer fields in the back of the building. Hunts are grouped by age, and three hunts are available: 0-3 years, 4-7 years, and 8+ years.
There is no charge for admission, and the church will provide complimentary bags for the egg hunt.
Easter Scavenger Hunt at Sunrise Church
Gather the family for a fun yet educational journey about the biblical meaning of Easter. Sunrise Church is hosting an Easter-themed scavenger hunt with stops on porches throughout the O'Fallon area. After you review all the clues during the hunt, you can return to Sunrise Church for a prize. Sunrise Church is located at 7116 Twin Chimneys Blvd in O'Fallon, MO.
The scavenger hunt is scheduled on Saturday, March 20, 2021 from 9a.m. to 11a.m. Registration is available online.
Renaud Center Kids' Spring Fling
The Renaud Center in O'Fallon is hosting a spring fling for kids on Saturday, March 20, 2021 from 6p.m. to 8p.m. The event is geared toward children age 2 to 12 and will feature a glowing egg hunt, the Bubble Bus, and a live DJ. This is an outdoor event scheduled to take place at Dames Park in O'Fallon, MO.
Tickets are $15 per participant and must be purchased in advance from the O'Fallon Parks and Rec website.
Renaud Center Underwater Egg Hunt
In addition to the spring fling, the Renaud Center in O'Fallon is hosting several underwater egg hunts. The junior egg hunt for kids age 1 to 5 is scheduled on Friday, March 26, 2021 from 11a.m. to 12p.m. Children must register by March 22, 2021 to participate. Participants should bring a waterproof basket for eggs, which will be hidden in the shallow kiddie pool.
Older kids can participate in one of the evening egg hunts. Participants can choose from the 5:30p.m. to 6:30p.m. time slot or attend the egg hunt from 7p.m. to 8p.m. Children who wish to swim after the event can register for a pool session.
Lake St. Louis Farmers and Artists Market
After being closed for months due to the winter weather, opening day for the Lake Saint Louis Farmers and Artists Market is scheduled for Saturday, April 3, 2021. The farmers market typically has Easter eggs scattered throughout the vendors' stands the Saturday before Easter, and as of March 2021, no reports are available indicating that this year will be any different. Many vendors also offer Easter-themed merchandise on opening day, including Easter desserts and decorations.
The Lake St. Louis Farmers and Artists Market runs from 8a.m. to 12p.m. every Saturday in April. It's located in the parking lot of The Meadows shopping center near Highway 40 and Lake St. Louis Blvd.
Dardenne Prairie Egg Hunt Cancelled
Dardenne Prairie's annual egg hunt is not returning in 2021. The city's website says the event is cancelled this year.
CarShield Field Helicopter Egg Drop
As of now, this annual event is not scheduled to return in 2021.
Did we forget any Easter events in St. Charles County? Let us know in the comments.