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Easter 2024 Events: Celebrate Locally in South Carolina

As Easter approaches, families across South Carolina are gearing up for a weekend filled with egg hunts, delicious meals, and memorable activities. If you’re looking for ways to celebrate locally, you’re in luck! From Aiken to Pawleys Island, there are plenty of exciting events happening in various cities throughout the state. Let’s dive into some of the highlights for Easter 2024 in South Carolina:

1.  Aiken:  Head over to Perry Memorial Gardens for Aiken’s Community Easter Egg Hunt! With thousands of eggs hidden throughout, kids of all ages will have a blast hunting for treasures. Don’t forget to stick around for photos with the Easter Bunny!

Aiken Community Easter Egg Hunt
Date: Saturday, March 23, 2024
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Perry Memorial Park (720 Abbeville Avenue NE, Aiken)
Cost: FREE!

The event will feature:
-Special appearances by Mayor Teddy Milner & the Easter Bunny
-Refreshments and entertainment
-Photos with the Easter Bunny (bring your own camera)
-Prizes awarded for each age group
-Fire truck egg drop:
-Ages 1 – 3: 11:15 a.m.
-Ages 4 – 6: 11:30 a.m.
-Ages 7 – 10: 11:45 a.m.
For additional information, visit


2.  Sumter:

Sumter Spring Carnival
Sumter American Legion Fairgrounds
March 29th to April 7th (4pm-12am)
Come join us for a Fun Family Day at the Sumter American Legion Fairgrounds! March 29th to April 7th (4pm-12am).  Featuring a free Easter egg hunt Easter Day and daily entertainment from rock-n-roll circus including acrobatics, magic and a 65ft high dive. $3 Entry. One price, unlimited rides. Learn more here:

Sumter Springfest
Downtown Sumter, South Carolina
March 23, 2024, from 2:00 – 10:30 PM
Tickets: $25 in advance | $35 day of
Kids 10 and under FREE!
Join us on March 23, 2024 for Sumter Springfest from 2:00 pm – 10:30 pm. There will be an eclectic group of bands offering a wide range of music for all interests. The bands will include, Eddie Rogers and the Sundown Band, the Jake Bartley Band, Lewis Brice, 20 Ride, and Honey & the New Era Band. We’re excited to welcome families to our event! Children aged 10 and under receive complimentary admission, ensuring everyone can join in the fun. For more information & ticket purchases, visit

Eggstravaganza 2024
Moore Farms Botanical Garden has more EGG-citing fun in store than you can handle. Join us for one of the largest egg hunts in the state!
Saturday, March 30 · 10am – 12pm EDT
Moore Farms Botanical Garden
100 New Zion Road Lake City, SC 29560
Eggstravaganza is one of Moore Farms Botanical Garden’s most EGG-ceptional events of the year. With more than 20,000 eggs hidden throughout the garden, crafts, games, and a surprise visit by the Easter bunny himself, Eggstravaganza is sure to be a hit with any child! We will offer two different egg hunt locations within the garden, separated by age. Upon arrival, children will receive a wristband separating them into one of two different groups – Group A: 4 yrs. and Under OR Group B: 5yrs. Eggstravaganza begins at 10AM with crafts, face painting, and more! Egg hunts will begin PROMPTLY at 11AM. Ticket & Event information here.


3.  Charleston: Hop over to Emeline for an egg-stra special Egg Hunt in Emeline’s courtyard and meet the Easter Bunny! This event is family friendly and perfect for children of all ages. Emeline’s Egg Hunt is open to both hotel guests and locals and free to participate but sign up is required. There will be three separate egg hunts by age: 12 pm for ages five and under; 12:30 pm for ages six to nine; and 1 pm for ages 10-12. For the kids, there will be cookies, water and juice to fuel up for the big hunt. For the adults, there will be a full cash bar for you to enjoy beer, wine, cocktails or soda. Please bring your own baskets for the hunt, as limited baskets are provided. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Easter Egg Hunt at Emeline
Sunday, March 24th 12 PM-1:30PM
Emeline’s Courtyard
181 Church St, Charleston, SC 29401
Free event, but sign up is required
Click here for more information

Magnolia Plantation Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Sunday, March 24 from 1-4pm!
3550 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC, 29414
The event is included with Garden Admission. Crafts, egg hunts, face painting, fairy hair by Sparkle Charleston, food + drink, Easter Bunny photos, live music from Uncle Gary’s Band, and plenty of color in the gardens. Stay a while, bring a picnic blanket, and enjoy a family fun day. All tours will operate as usual.
Purchase garden admission online ahead of time to save $3 per person.
Egg Hunts by age will be between 2-3pm.


4.  Lexington:

Children’s Easter Egg Hunt at Clinton Sease Farms
Friday, March 29 & Saturday, March 30
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Doors Close @ 10:15 am
$10 – $15.00
Bring your basket and hop on over to our Easter Egg Hunt!
Egg Hunt & Gift*(limited to 15 eggs per hunter)
Cow Train
Wagon Rides
Bubble Mania
Obstacle Course
Photo- Ops with the Easter Bunny
Click here for more information


5.  Chapin: Don’t miss the Easter Egg Hunt at Chapin Public Library! Kids can explore the park while searching for hidden eggs and get their photo with the Easter Bunny!

Chapin Branch Library
March 28, 2024 (6-7pm)
129 Columbia Avenue, Chapin (803) 345-5479
Click here for more information


6.  Columbia:  Celebrate Easter in NOMA with goodies and the Easter Bunny at Cromer’s P-Nuts

Easter in NOMA
Sat Mar 23 2024 at 12:00 pm to 04:00 pm  Cromer’s P-Nuts, 3030 North Main Street, Columbia, SC
Click here for more information

Downtown Easter Eggstravaganza
Sat Mar 30 2024 at 11:00 am
Roy Lynch Park, 908 Abbeville St, Columbia, SC 29201
Join us and invite your friends to attend Easter Eggstravaganza!
The Easter Egg Hunt will begin right at 11:00am and runs until 1:00pm.
This family friendly event will also include face painting, live music, balloon artist, food trucks and easter goodie bags. The event and activities are free, but you will need money for the food trucks.

Community Egg Hunt – Bring the kids to our Community Egg Hunt
Saturday March 30th from 11am-1pm!
Right Direction Church International, 1705 Shivers Rd, Columbia, SC
We’ll have games, candy and most importantly, EGGS!
Click here for more information

Saluda Shoals Park Egg Hunt
Sat, Mar 23, 2024
Saluda Shoals Park, 6071 Saint Andrews Road
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join us at the Fields at Saluda Shoals Park for an Egg Hunt
Please remember to bring a basket for your eggs. 
$5 per child;  $7/child day of
Egg Hunts for all ages will start promptly at 11:30.
Children will be separated by ages groups and each age group will be on a different soccer field in the same complex.
Food trucks and vendors will be available from 11:00am-1:00pm.
Space is limited!


7.  Summerville: Head to Cane Bay High School for Summerville’s Easter Eggstravaganza! This family-friendly event features egg hunts, carnival games, and even a visit from the Easter Bunny himself.

Cane Bay Eggstravaganza 2024
Sunday, March 24 · 3 – 6pm EDT
Cane Bay High School
1624 State Road Summerville, SC 29486
It’s our annual Cane Bay Easter Eggstravaganza. Join Church at Cane Bay, The Gaperic Group, and Awaken Church on Sunday, March 24, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Hop on over to Cane Bay High School for an eggciting Egg Hunt, Jump Castles, Gelly Ball (for Purchase), Vendors, and a Food Truck Rodeo to include:

Participant registration is for individuals participating in the egg hunt ages 0-11 yrs old. We will host a sensory-friendly event for children with disabilities regardless of age group. Please only sign up for these tickets if your child is eligible. You are welcome to attend the event without registering if you are not participating in the hunt. Click here for more information.

Date: Mar 23
Time: 10:00 AM – EGGS RUN OUT
900 Stoney Landing Rd, Moncks Corner, SC 29461
Age Limit: Ages 13 and under
Class Size: None
Fee: $5.00 per child (adults are free). Cash only, please!
The park was visited by the Easter bunny and there are brightly colored presents scattered throughout the park! Bring your kids out for an exciting Easter egg hunt while exploring the park at the same time. Each child will have the opportunity to collect 10 eggs which are redeemable for candy. A very limited number of golden eggs will be hidden and redeemable for a special prize. The fee is $5.00 per child and adults are free. The fee includes photos with the Easter Bunny, Face Painting, Petting Zoo, and access to a bounce house. We will also have a designated special needs egg area.

Eggventure! // A Family Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Weekend
Sat Mar 30 2024 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
John McKissick Field at Memorial Stadium, 812 S Magnolia St, Summerville, SC 29483-5809
Every year, we host a family-friendly Community Easter Egg Hunt – now for the second year at McKissick Field. Join us on Saturday, March 30, from 10am-12pm. Egg hunts, crafts, games, fun, and more!


8.  Santee: Hop into Easter with an egg-ceptional twist! It’s time for our Easter Egg Drop! Join us for an egg-straordinary event that’ll have you egg-static from start to finish!

2024 Easter Egg Drop
Save the Date: March 23, 2024 | 12PM-3PM
Location: Gilmore Sports Complex in Santee, SC

Here’s what’s cracking:
Watch as thousands of colorful eggs cascade from the sky
Get creative with egg decorating stations
Enjoy games, music, and festive activities for the whole family
For more information and to RSVP, visit


9.  Pawleys Island: Join us for a Hoppin’ Easter Event at The Hammock Shops Village!

Easter Celebration at The Hammock Shops Village
Date: Saturday, March 30th
Time: 11 am – 3 pm
Click here for more information

Here’s what we have in store:
Meet the Easter Bunny: Have a seat with the Easter Bunny and capture a memorable photo with your little ones.
Face Painting & Balloon Art: Watch your kids’ faces light up with delight as they get their faces painted or receive whimsical balloon creations.
Bouncy Castle: Let the kids bounce to their heart’s content in our inflatable castle.
Easter Train Rides: All aboard the Easter train for a joyful ride around the village.
Easter Egg Hunt: Every store will be handing out Easter eggs, so don’t forget to bring your Easter basket to collect them all!
Easter Egg Painting: Join our local art teacher, Kathy Patrick, for a creative session where kids can paint their own Easter eggs to take home. Click here for more information

Children’s Fair & Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 23, 2024
FREE ADMISSION DATE: Saturday, March 23rd, 2024
***(RAIN DATE: Saturday, March 30th, 2024)
TIME: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Huckabee Field located at 499 Spanish Oak Drive, Surfside Beach, SC 29575
Bring the kiddos for a fun-filled afternoon of Easter egg hunting and activities!
Bounce Houses, Petting Zoo, Trackless Train rides, and much more!
For more information visit


No matter which city you call home, there’s no shortage of Easter fun to be had in South Carolina. Be sure to mark your calendars and gather your loved ones for a weekend filled with joy and celebration. Happy Easter!


For more information and event details, visit the following resources:

– City of Aiken Events
– Sumter Tourism
– Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
– Lexington County Events
– Columbia SC
– Pawleys Island


Make the most of your Easter weekend by exploring these local events and creating lasting memories with your family and friends!