Oshkosh Easter Guide: Egg Hunts, Bunny Visits, Brunch, and more!

Easter is just around the corner and egg hunts start on April 9, 2022, in Oshkosh! We’ve gathered up everything Easter to share with you to plan a fun holiday. Unique Easter events in the Oshkosh area include an Egg-Citing Day at the Zoo and an egg drop from a hot air balloon in Omro! Don’t miss special menus for Easter Brunches and Buffets at favorite restaurants around the city and there are even a couple of opportunities to share breakfast with the Easter Bunny!

Looking for more options? Check out the Go Valley Kids Easter Guide!

Easter Egg Hunts

  • Egg-Citing Day at the Zoo at Menominee Park Zoo in Oshkosh – A fun-filled Easter celebration and fundraiser for the Zoo! Visit the Easter Bunny, go on an egg hunt inside the zoo, games, raffles, contests, and prizes.
    • April 9, 2022: 11 am – 3 pm at Menominee Park Zoo, Oshkosh
    • Registration: Tickets are available from March 21 – April 6. Purchase in advance or at the gate. Purchase tickets online, at Oshkosh Festival Foods, or at the Oshkosh Parks Dept Office.
    • Cost: 
      • Children (Ages 2 – 17 years): $3
      • Adults & Children under 1: FREE
  • Easter Egg Hunt at Community Church in Oshkosh – Fun morning of worship, games, balloon animals, bounce houses and Easter Egg Hunt for kids 12 and under. The egg hunt will be outside at Community Church Ryf Road – dress accordingly, bring a basket and get ready to have FUN with your family! This is a FREE family event. 
    • April 9, 2022: 10 am
    • Registration: Please register in advance each child that plans to participate. Adults do not need to be signed up.
  • Easter Egg Drop from Hot Air Balloon at Omro Elementary School Soccer Field – This event will host a range of spring-themed activities and a special visit from the Easter Bunny, Egg Drop sponsored by Calm Sky Adventures (open to grades 5 and under weather dependent), and guests will get to participate in a bevy of activities – including arts and crafts, games, egg dying and an exclusive opportunity to snap their own pictures with the Easter Bunny. This is a free community event.
    • April 9, 2022: 8 – 11 am
      • The balloon drop will start at 8 am.
      • **Balloon is weather dependent, the event will happen rain/shine/wind.**
  • Downtown Fond Du Lac Easter Egg Walk – Come downtown to celebrate Spring with the First Annual Easter Egg Walk. Children of all-ages can explore a variety of businesses downtown to collect Easter Eggs. While most eggs will have delicious candy in them, a select few will have some eggs-tra special prizes inside.
    • April 9, 2022: 10 am – 1 pm
      • Check-in begins at 9:00 am and closes at 11:30 am. At check-in, ticket holders will receive an Easter Egg Basket and map with all participating locations.
    • Registration: 200 tickets will be sold and can be purchased in advance. Any remaining tickets will be available to purchase during check-in.
    • Cost: $10
  • EGGstravaganza at Children’s Museum of Fond du Lac – Join the EGGstravaganza with the annual Egg Hunt and a variety of fun activities, games, crafts, and much more! Bring your camera, the Easter Bunny will be stopping by!
    • April 9, 2022: Morning Hunt: 10am-12pm // Afternoon Hunt: 1pm-3pm
      • Families are invited to arrive when the doors open at 10:00 am or 1:00 pm, and the ever-popular egg hunt will begin promptly at 10:15 am or 1:15 pm respectively.
      • Registration online
      • Cost: $5 for members, $10 for non-members
  • Bunny Hop at Festival Foods – Hop on in to receive exclusive treats and trinkets as well as get a photo with our bunny! To provide a safe and fun experience for little guests, ages 8 and under, they will have pre-packaged treats throughout the store to make sure kids get something special without having to spend a ton of time in one spot. 
    • April 9, 2022: 10 am – 2 pm

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

  • Breakfast with the Bunny at Webster Stanley Middle School, Oshkosh – Enjoy a pancake breakfast with the Easter Bunny! Bring your camera for a great holiday picture. Enjoy family activities & raffles.
    • Saturday, April 9, 2022: 8 am – 11 am
    • Registration/Tickets: Must be purchased in advance. Combo tickets for this event and Egg-Citing Day at the Zoo are also available.
    • Cost: $5/adults, $3/children, Free for child 1yr & under.
  • Ground Round at River’s Edge – The Ground Round at River’s Edge invites you to Hip-pity Hop down for our annual Lunch with the Easter Bunny. Join the life-sized Easter Bunny for lunch, pictures, and a goodie bag while you make memories that will last forever. You can even enter to win one of our Giant Easter baskets.
    • April 9, 2022: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Family-Friendly Easter Brunch & Dinner in the Oshkosh Area

  • Mineshaft Oshkosh – Easter Brunch menu includes Bacon & Asparagus Strada, Cheesy Scrambled Eggs, Farm fresh scrambled eggs, Double Smoked Bacon, Sausage Links, Biscuits & Gravy, French Toast, Burgundy Beef Tenderloin Tips with Buttered Noodles, Orange & Cinnamon Baked Spiral Ham, Bourbon BBQ Ribs, and so much more! 
    • Sunday, April 17, 2022: Easter Brunch Only: 8 am – 3 pm  Full Menu Served 3 pm – 8 pm
    • Price: Adults $24.99 | Ages 7-10 $16.99 | Ages 3-6 $7.99 | Under 3 FREE
    • Call 920-252-4940 for reservations
  • Becket’s, Oshkosh – Plated Easter Brunch Menu: Pork Kat Zu Benedict, French Toast, Caramelized Onion Mushroom Quiche, 12oz Prime Rib, White Cheddar Mac & Cheese, Breakfast Burger, Delaware Bay Blue Point Oysters. Also offering mimosas and megamosas. 
    • Sunday, April 17, 2022: 10 am – 4 pm
    • Reservations are highly recommended. Call 920-230-3333
  • The Howard, Oshkosh – Gather family and friends for a brunch in the Great Hall. Enjoy complimentary mimosa, orange juice, or bottomless coffee throughout brunch. Full menu to be announced with kid-friendly brunch options available.
    • Sunday, April 17, 2022: 10 am & 1pm
    • Price: $35 adults, $20 children under 10
    • Call 920-479-1927 for reservations
  • Ground Round at River’s Edge, Oshkosh – Have an easy Easter morning. Let us do the cooking (and cleaning)! Join the Ground Round for Brunch.
    • Sunday, April 17, 2022: 9 am – 4pm
    • Call 920-230-6300 for reservations.
  • TJ’s Highland, Oshkosh – Buffet including carving stations, raw bar, omelet station, eggs benedict, bacon, sausage, waffle station, sweet treats, plus optional bottomless sangrias, and mimosas for adults $13 more.
    • Sunday, April 17, 2022: 10 am – 4pm
    • Price: $35 adults, $18 children under 14
    • Call 920-231-1076 for reservations

Other Things to Do for Easter with Kids

On the Loos Cruises, LLC – Season open April 15, 2022 
Take a fun, family cruise together. Paddlewheel Boat Tours on the Fox River, Lake Butte des Morts, and Lake Winnebago.

Oaks Candy Corner 
Stop in at Oaks Candy Shop for delicious hand-dipped chocolates and sweets. Let the kiddos pick out one of their special Easter treats that include an adorable chocolate bunny driving a car as well as classic standing or sitting chocolate Easter Bunnies!

Did we miss a fun egg hunt or your favorite spot for brunch? Let us know! Send an email to editor@gooshkoshkoshkids.com.

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