2017 QCA Best Easter Egg Hunts | McFadden & Evans | Mix 96                                                                   

One of the most enjoyable springtime festivities will always be the Easter Egg Hunts!

Both sides of the Mississippi will be featuring some fun hunting for the whole family. Most of the events are planned for the weekend of April 8th-9th. There are a couple on April 15th, too.

Two of the Easter Egg Hunts are truly unique. Nahant Marsh is featuring a "GPS" Egg Hunt utilizing science & technology. And how about a Flashlight Egg Hunt at night over at Moline's Riverside Park? And don't forget the doggies: Scott County Humane Society will hold their annual fundraiser on April 15th.

Below is the list of information listed by date first, then location. 

Happy Easter!!



The Moline Parks and Recreation Department invites you to not one, but TWO unique Easter Egg Hunts this year! Both on Saturday, April 8th.

Kids ages 8 and under, are invited for the 13th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Riverside Park Field (3300 5th Ave. Moline). There will be 12,000 candy-filled eggs hidden around the field for children to find. Other activities include a visit from the Easter Bunny and McGruff the Crime Dog and a fun bounce house provided by Quad City Bouncy!Kids 2 and under start searching at 9:45 a.m. inside fence of the poolAge 3-6 at 10 a.m. at the west endKids 7-8 also go at 10 a.m. a the north side of the Mausoleum

In addition to the morning egg hunt, the City of Moline will also be offering a new spring event... 

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt! 

This event will be for children ages 9-12 years old. Candy-laden eggs will be hidden around Riverside Park Field (3300 5th Ave. Moline) to discover. Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt will start at 8pm and kids must bring their own flashlights.

Both events are FREE and open to the public. 


Easter Egg Hunt at Crow Creek Park on Saturday, April 8th 

Games and activities will begin at noon; The Hunt starts at 1 p.m.

Shuttle service will be available beginning at noon near the skate park/playground area. Rain date for the event is April 15.


2017 Egg-stravaganza Egg Scramble is hosted by Davenport Parks & Recreation and The Scott County Family Y.                                                                         

Centennial Park, 1112 W. Beiderbecke Drive, Davenport.  Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Age groups are 10 a.m., 1-4 years; 10:15 a.m., kindergarten to second grade; 10:35 a.m., 3rd-5th grades; 10:35 a.m., 6th-8th grades, followed by family activities.

Fields will be marked by age. Cost: $5 day of registration.

Spring Celebration and ECO Egg Hunt (GPS Egg Hunt, too) 

Nahant Marsh in Davenport, IA | April 8th 9-11 a.m.

This hunt found in nearby Davenport takes on a somewhat different tone, offering two different experiences for local kiddos. 

First will be a traditional hide-and-seek egg hunt for the younger visitorsFollowed by a GPS Scavenger Hunt for older attendees.There will also be a variety of nature themed hands-on activities where children and their families will learn about local wildlife. 

Cost: $5 for member children; $7 for nonmember children.

This is a fundraising event and all proceeds go to support environmental education and natural resource projects. The egg hunts will run from 9:00-11:00 a.m. For ages 3-12. Children 2 and under are free.

Bring your own basket!

Proceeds go to support environmental education and natural resource projects.


Lincoln Park 9:30-10:30 a.m. 

If rain threatens on the morning of the hunt, call 309-732-7246 to hear whether it will be held at the Rock Island Fitness and Activity Center…




29TH Annual Ranch Riders' Motorcycle Brotherhood Easter Egg Hunt 

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. 

30,000 eggs, sports mascots and bunny pictures, & bicycles to be raffled, face painting, and other family activities. 

Requested donation $3. 

Benefits the Children’s Therapy Center of the Quad-Cities. No dogs or other pets allowed. Rain or shine. Contact: 563-326-5338

Humane Society of Scott County’s annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt, Fejervary Park, 12:30 p.m.

Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Dogs will sniff out treats in two groups — small and large — and must be on a leash at all times. Entry fee of $10 per dog includes gift bag of goodies and bobbing for hot dogs. For an additional $1, dogs in bonnets can compete for the “Best in Show Bonnet” prize.

Proceeds benefit animals cared for by the humane society. Entry forms available at www.hssc.us or the shelter location @ 2892 W. Central Park, Davenport.

The Quad Cities River Bandits Egg Hunt at Modern Woodman Park

The SaturYay Pennant Giveaway with Pregame Egg Hunt provides the first 1500 fans aged 14 and under with the opportunity to take part in a pregame egg hunt before the game against the Kane County Cougars.

Gates opening at 12:15 p.m. with a River Bandits Pennant giveaway.  

There will also be balloons, giveaways, live entertainment and much more! 

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