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45th Annual Eggstravaganza Easter Festival (San Mateo)

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Saturday, April 16, 2022 - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Central Park (San Mateo) | 50 East 5th Avenue, San Mateo, CA

Event Details

Due to forecasted rain, aspects of the Eggstravaganza event this Saturday may be modified/changed.

Welcome to the 45th Annual Eggstravaganza event on Saturday, April 16, 2022 in Central Park from 9:00am-1:00pm! Join us for this fun spring-themed event filled with entertainment, egg hunts, photo opportunities, and more!
Large Egg Hunt
For children ages 4-9 years old on the Fitzgerald Field. Due to popularity, advanced reservations are now sold out. Limited wristbands will be available for FREE day-of the event. Please read our Large Egg Hunt FAQ’s for more information and to keep everyone safe and happy!

Peter Rabbit’s Playground
For children ages 0-5 years old in the rose garden/gazebo area run by our Building Blocks Preschool staff! Please read our Peter Rabbit’s Playground FAQ’s for the hunt to keep everyone safe and happy! Please note that Peter Rabbit’s Playground will be closed from 10:00-11:00am in preparation of the parade.

Photo of children running in the egg hunt.
Photo of children dressed up in Spring-themed attire.
Community Parade
Join us for the wonderful parade! The categories go as follows:

Best Hat/Bonnet
Best Costume
Most Creative Float (wagon, bike, scooter, stroller)
Best Themed Group
Prizes will be given to one winner per category. Each person/group can sign-up for one category only. There is no pre-registration for the parade. Please read our Parade FAQ’s for more information and see our Parade flyer for more information.

Join us on the main stage for some fun!

9:15-10am: Puppet Art Theater (live puppet show)
10:30am: Community Parade (around the center lawn)
11-11:30am: Pete G. Magic (magician)
12-12:45pm: Andy Z (singing & dancing)
Take a photo with the Spring Bunny!
Take a FREE photo with the Spring Bunny on the Central Recreation Center Stage from 9am-10:15am, and 11am-1pm! The bunny will be participating in the Community Parade and taking a quick carrot break from 10:15-11am. Read Spring Bunny Photo FAQ’s for more information.

Photo of family standing together.
Photo of Sunrise Rotary member making pancakes.
Pancake Breakfast
The Pancake Breakfast (also includes sausage and eggs) is being hosted again by the Sunrise Rotary inside of the Central Recreation Center from 9-11am. The fee for breakfast this year will be $5 for children and $10 for adults.

Food Trucks
From 10:00am-1:00pm, food and dessert items from food trucks be available for purchase:

The Waffle Roost
Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream
Lilo’s Kitchen
Find the Spring Bunny
Guess which parks the Spring Bunny is hopping around in to be entered into a raffle onsite at the event! Go to the Parks and Recreation Information tent to write down your park guesses correctly! Be sure submit your answer no later than 12:00pm day-of the event to qualify for the raffle.

See Park # 1 – Posted Tuesday, April 12
See Park # 2 – Posted Wednesday, April 13
See Park # 3 – Posted Thursday, April 14
See Park # 4 – Posted Friday, April 15
There is plenty of metered parking available in downtown San Mateo. The parking garage entrance closest to Central Park is located on E. 5th Avenue under the tennis courts. More information on parking downtown can be found on the Downtown San Mateo Parking webpage.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Easter, Fairs & Festivals, In Person, Kids & Families, Outdoors
Address: 50 East 5th Avenue, San Mateo, CA