Easter weekend will be full of egg hunts, brunches and bunnies.

Here’s a list of some Easter-themed events happening in Chattanooga.

Chattanooga Zoo: Hug-a-Bunny
The Chattanooga Zoo will celebrate Easter with games, crafts, egg hunts and bunnies. The event includes bounce houses, activities, face painting, and the opportunity to interact with bunnies and tortoises.


When: Friday-Saturday, April 14-15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where:301 N. Holtzclaw Ave.
How much: $5 per child plus zoo admission

Easter at Coolidge
There will be 100,000 eggs hidden around Coolidge Park Sunday at the ninth annual Easter at Coolidge event. Admission is free.

When: Sunday, April 16, 9 a.m.
Where: 150 River St.
How much: Free

Bunny Skate
The Easter Bunny will stop by Hamilton Skate Place to skate and take pictures with children ages 8 and under. Parents and chaperones are welcome to skate or walk with children.

When: Saturday, April 15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Where:7414 Goodwin Road
How much: $5 for admission and $3 for skate rental

Hippity Hoppity Happenings Weekend Festival
The Barn Nursery will host an Easter-themed flowerpot painting activity for children. There will also be Easter accessories for sale, plus rabbit’s foot ferns and other indoor plants.

When: Saturday, April 15, 1-4 p.m.
Where:1801 E. 24th St. Place
How much: Free

Brunch at Back Inn Café
Brunch, lunch, and a variety of cocktails and beverages will be available at Back Inn Café Sunday. Reservations can be made at 423-265-5033 or [email protected]. Click here for more information.

When: Sunday, April 16, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where:412 E. Second St.
How much: Varies

Easter Eggstravaganza
The Ministry Center will host an Easter celebration featuring an egg hunt, petting zoo, inflatables, activities, food and prizes. The egg hunt will be divided into four categories by age.

When: Saturday, April 15, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where:2929 Hamill Road
How much: $3 for food

Block party and Easter egg hunt
The Chattanooga Citadel Corps and Community Center invites all ages to eat, play and hunt eggs. There will be balloon animals, games, inflatables and live music, with the egghunt starting at 1 p.m.

When: Saturday, April 15, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where:1019 N. Moore Road
How much: Free

Community Easter dinner
The Union Gospel Mission will provide a traditional Easter feast in Miller Park. There will be ham, potato salad, green beans, corn, rolls, tea and desserts.To volunteer to help serve or provide food, click here.

When: Sunday, April 16, 1-3 p.m.
Where: 910 Market St.
How much: Free

Ashley Day is a contributing writer forNooga.com. She is also a student at UTC, where she serves as opinion editor for The University Echo.