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San Mateo’s 46th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza (2023)

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Saturday, April 8, 2023 - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Central Park (San Mateo) | 50 East 5th Avenue, San Mateo, CA

Event Details

Celebrating 46 years!

Join us for the 46th Annual Eggstravaganza event on Saturday, April 8, 2023 in Central Park from 9:00am-1:00pm! Enjoy a family-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. Limited wristbands will be available day-of the event. Please read our Large Egg Hunt FAQ’s for more information and to keep everyone safe and happy!

Wristband reservations will be available online at www.sanmateorec.orgReservations are only needed for the child(ren). You must have a WebTrac account to reserve a timeslot. How do I create a free WebTrac account? After creating a free account: How do I pick a timeslot on WebTrac?

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.

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!

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.

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 will be announced soon.

Food Trucks

Food and dessert items from food trucks/carts be available for purchase:

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.

  • Posted Tuesday, April 4 at 12:00pm
  • Posted Wednesday, April 5 at 12:00pm
  • Posted Thursday, April 6 at 12:00pm
  • Posted Friday, April 7 at 12:00pm

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, Fun & Games, In Person, Kids & Families, Outdoors
Address: 50 East 5th Avenue, San Mateo, CA