• A  A  A
  • « Back to Events

    Easter EGG-citment

    Start:
    April 19, 2014

    Easter EGG-citement!
    Saturday, April 19, 2014
    9:30 am – 3:00 pm

    Hop on over to the Amarillo Zoo for our fifth annual Easter EGG-citement event. This annual event offers kids a chance to explore the Zoo and receive candy-filled Easter eggs from one of costumed characters. Share the day with the Alice, Mad Hatter, Queen of Hearts and of course the March Hare, Bugs Bunny and the guest of honor- the Easter Bunny! Plant a carrot seed garden to take home to plant in your backyard garden, pet one of our cuddly bunnies at Bunnyville. Other event highlights include:

    • Bunny Trail EggVentureJump, hop and bounce from one “eggsploration station” to the next at this spring event! Bunny Trail EggVenture is filled with all kinds of fun! Pick up a special “passport” to embark on a quest to gather colorful candy-filled eggs from one of many costumed characters. Safari-goers will get their passport punched at each egg station as they discover fun facts about our animals. At the end of the search, kids can trade in their passports for a surprise. There are no traditional Easter egg hunts at Easter EGG-citment.

    * Face painting by AmaDazzle (extra fee applies).

     * Even the Zoo animals will get in on the action with eggy-enrichments. The lions,   tigers, monkeys and lemurs will be given “special egg treats” throughout the day.

      • Spider Monkeys/Lemus          10:15 am
      • Lions/Tigers                              11:15 am
      • Bears                                           1:15 pm
      • Kangaroo/Wallaby                    2:15 pm

     * Keep a look-out for the special GOLD eggs and GOLDEN rabbits hidden around the zoo. Find one and redeem it at the Admissions Booth for a special prize. (one per child)

     * Participate in our guessing game at our egg-cellent exhibit on real animal eggs including replicas of whooping crane, golden eagle, tortoise, python and new this year – a replica egg of the Elephant Bird plus other eggs from the animal kingdom.

     *Have fun at one of many special Eggy games including an egg relay, egg toss and finding colorfully wooden eggs hidden in mounds of straw.

     *Take the jelly bean challenge at the Alice and Wonderland tea party – if you dare!!

    • Kids are encouraged to bring their Easter baskets to collect goodies located throughout the Zoo.

     Admission Fee:
    $5 per person