PALM DESERT/INDIAN WELLS — It’s billed as an Easter Eggstravaganza. With an appearance by none other than the Easter Bunny and a wealth of activities, it’s easy to see why.

With Spring well underway, it’s that time of year to celebrate — and participate in — the annual Easter Eggstravaganza at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens on Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.

Eggstravaganza Beckons at Living Desert for EasterThe entire family will be able to enjoy games and activities including a zoo-wide egg treasure hunt, crafts, face painting, keeper chats, the Wildlife Wonders Show, and more. Children can meet and have their photo taken with the Easter Bunny or at the special photo op with 10,000 eggs.

You will not want to miss the race between the Tortoise and the Hare when The Living Desert’s Easter bunny takes on the Zoo’s tortoise mascot during the anticipated Eggstravaganza.

Eggstravaganza Beckons at Living Desert for Easter

Guests can also win prizes such as free churros and soft-serve ice cream, tickets to special events, or even a family membership by participating in zoo-wide egg treasure hunt.  Eggstravaganza guests are encouraged to bring their own bag or basket to collect their eggs along the way.

“Nothing says Spring more than gathering the family and enjoying our Eggstravaganza activities at The Living Desert,” Allen Monroe, President/CEO of The Living Desert, said in a prepared statement. “We encourage everyone to come out and celebrate the day while enjoying the beautiful blooming gardens and desert wildlife.”

The Living Desert’s Easter Eggstravaganza is free for members and included with paid park admission for non-members. Parking is free. The Zoo and Gardens is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, click here or contact 760-346-5694.

About The Living Desert:

The Living Desert is an AZA-accredited zoo and gardens that is dedicated to desert conservation through preservation, education and appreciation. It is a family-friendly place to explore nature and create meaningful experiences for guests that are remembered for a lifetime. For more information: (760) 346-5694 or click here. The Living Desert is located at: 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260.



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  • Facepainting: The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
  • Tortoise and Hare Race: The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
  • Collecting Easter Eggs: The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens