Menlo Park & ​​Atherton Easter 2022 Events Guide


MENLO PARK-ATHERTON, CA – Go ahead and get your calendars out! Spring is here, ushering in the annual season of Easter events and spring festivals in Menlo Park, Atherton and across the Peninsula.

Browse our annual Patch guide to Easter fun, bunny brunches and egg hunts, plus spring gardening events and outdoor parties.

NOTE: Always confirm with organizers that events are running as planned when posted. And if we missed your city or organization’s event, share it with readers in the comments section.

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Happy Easter and enjoy the season, Patch!


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APRIL 9-10 & 16-17: Hip Hoppin’ Historic Trolley Tour. Easter baskets can be added for younger children.



APRIL 23: Earth Day Festival: Holbrook Palmer Park. With butterfly garden and activities suitable for children.



APRIL 11-15: Golden Egg Hunt: Five Parks. New index to be posted every day.

APRIL 16: Egg Hunt: Twin Pines Park. “Help the bunny find his 10,000 eggs!” »



APRIL 1-30: April “Go Green Scavenger Hunt”: Main Library. Free and fun entertainment for children.

APRIL 9: Egg Stravagance. Free with egg hunts, games and more at the First Presbyterian Church of Burlingame.



APRIL 3: Holi – Festival of Colors. The most colorful of spring celebrations!

APRIL 16: Big Bunny 5K and Kids Fun Race. Open to all, with prize giving at the end.

APRIL 30-MAY 1: Annual Cherry Blossom Festival. With shows and Japanese cuisine.



APRIL 30: Midpen 50th Birthday Family Celebration: Ravenswood Reserve. Spring event with scavenger hunt, food trucks, wildlife, walks, face painting and folk dancing.



APRIL 16-17: Eggstraordinary Easter Weekend: Roaring Camp Railroads. With train ride, Easter bunny, crafts and giant Easter egg.



APRIL 9: Annual Egg Hunt: Cunha Soccer Complex. Registration required.

APRIL 24: Pacific Coast Dream Machine Show. Canceled.

APRIL 24: Coastal Wildflower Day: Half Moon Bay State Beach. Celebrate spring with local artists, activities for children and adults, guided walks, native plant sales, food trucks, live music, dance performances and more.



APRIL 9: Easter Bunny and Egg Hunt: Downtown. Free for children from 1 to 10 years old.

APRIL 16: Bunny Bound: Visit the Spring Bunny: Community Center. Registration required and don’t forget your camera.

APRIL 23: Deer Hollow Farm Spring Tour. Meet the new kids and lambs, plus tours and more.



APRIL 16: We Love the Earth Festival: Flood Park. With artistic projects and encounters with animals too.



APRIL 16: Spring Bunny Drive-By: Lookout. With distribution of filled eggs to young people, while supplies last.



APRIL 14, 28 & MAY 12, 26: Pop-up Spring Park: Pioneer Park. First in the series at different parks and featuring activities such as lawn games, crafts, music and bubble shows



APRIL 9: Breakfast with the Easter Bunny: Neiman Marcus. Fun activities and elaborate menu.

APRIL 22-23: Gamble Garden Spring Houses and Gardens Tour. Five private residences, plus lunch, refreshments and live music.



APRIL 16: Our community flea markets are back. Enjoy the live music and sunshine at Celebration Fellowship.

MAY 1: Peninsula Rose Society – 2022 Rose Show. Arrangements and roses will be at the peak of spring bloom.



2-3, 9-10 & 16 APRIL: “You have been taken care of” basket delivery. Get a tour from Peter Cottontail. For San Bruno residents only.

APRIL 3: The Passion of Christ. At the First Baptist Church.

APRIL 9: Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast: City Park. Organized by the city, Lions and Rotary clubs.



APRIL 3: First Sunday Open Studios Experience. Children and adults can learn Ukrainian painting on eggs!

APRIL 16: The Easter Bunny arrives by helicopter: Hiller Aviation Museum. Tickets on sale.



APRIL 9: Breakfast with the Easter Bunny: Neiman Marcus, San Francisco Rotunda. With treats, a photo booth, balloons and an elaborate menu.

APRIL 9-10 & 16-17: Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival: Japantown Peace Plaza. “One of California’s most important celebrations of Japanese traditions and the West Coast’s largest cherry blossom festival.”

APRIL 16: Castro Easter Eggstravaganza Block Party. With petting zoo, Easter bonnet contest, Easter bunny and more.

APRIL 17: Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Easter Egg Hunt and “Hunky Jesus” Contest. Children’s Easter from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., followed by the main event.



APRIL 1-16: Easter photos with Wendell the rabbit. At Westfield Oakridge. Reservations strongly recommended.

APRIL 3: Sensory Easter Photoshoot. Prior reservations required.

APRIL 4: Pictures of animals with the Easter bunny. Don’t forget Fido’s bunny ears!

APRIL 9-10 & 16-17: “Just rabbits!” An Egg-Cell Easter Adventure: San Jose Playhouse. Family fun, suitable for ages 4-12.

APRIL 16: 2nd Annual 10,000k Eggsplosion: Family Life Church. Online registration required.

APRIL 23-24: sjDANCEco Spring DANCE Fest and free dance lessons. Free entry.



APRIL 7: Easter Bunny Barnyard Friends: Hillsdale Mall. The Creatures will be on center court at Macy’s.

APRIL 9: Master Gardener Spring Garden Market. Free admission and parking at the San Mateo County Event Center.

APRIL 16: Family Easter egg hunt – ALL Welcome. At St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church.

APRIL 16: Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt and Fun: Central Park. With pancake breakfast and parade too.



APRIL 9: photo of the Easter bunny and egg hunt. Pre-registration required, so go for it!



APRIL 17: Easter egg hunt and performance by the Silicon Valley Conservatory. Enjoy the festivities at the Silicon Valley Conservatory of Music.



APRIL 6-8: Filoli Spring Floral Festival. Exhausted.


FOR THE WHOLE SF BAY AREA GUIDE: Guide to SF Bay Area Easter Events: Egg Hunts, Bunny Brunches & More 2022




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