STEAM into Spring with robots, rockets, wild things and more. Charm City is buzzing with everything from tech to tutus, to epic egg-hunts this weekend. Plus Peter Cottontail has hit the bunny trail and he’s on his way to town. Hippity hoppity let’s get out and play! Check out this weekend’s picks. (For a full list of area bunny hops and egg hunts, click here).

baltimore family events this weekend (egg hunts + more!)

Once you’ve wrangled the kiddos into those adorable outfits that may last long enough for the requisite Spring photo, reward yourselves with some family fun.

Mary Sue Candies Bunny BonanZOO
March 25th – 27th
It’s one of the most egg-citing events of the year! Join The Maryland Zoo this Easter weekend for Mary Sue Candies Bunny BonanZoo, March 25rd through the 27th.  This annual family tradition features games, activities, crafts, live entertainment, and non-stop egg hunts! Plus, don’t miss a full schedule of animal enrichment where our animals will get some sweet Easter treats of their own! It’s a fun (and wild) way to celebrate the spring season. Bunny BonanZoo is a rain or shine event and is free with Zoo admission. MORE

Brick Nation at Port Discovery
Mach 26th, 10 AM – 4 PM
Brick Nation was created to increase the awareness and the benefits of LEGO®. The fact is that science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are all in play when it comes to LEGO®. Creative arts, the sometimes forgotten form of education, can also be expressed through LEGO®. Families will participate in unique hands on LEGO® building activities, competitions and games. You will also find many inspiring and educational exhibits built out of LEGO®. MORE

Breakfast with the Bunny at the B&O Railroad Museum
March 25th and 26th
Purchase your tickets for a delicious breakfast buffet in the historic B&O Roundhouse with the Easter Bunny on Friday, March 25 or Saturday, March 26. Enjoy a carousel ride and professional photo opportunities with the EasterBunny. Then “All Aboard!” for an exclusive train ride with the B&O Bunnyfor a special treat! To purchase tickets contact Dana Kirn at 410-752-2462 x 221. Space is limited; advance purchase required. MORE

Eggcellent Adventures at Oregon Ridge Nature Center
March 26th and 27th, 2 PM – 4 PM
Explore the variety of wild animal eggs and then decorate and dye eggs the natural way. Don’t forget to bring your own dozen of white, hardboiled eggs! $6 MORE

Natural Egg Dyeing at Irvine Nature Center
March 26th, 11 AM – 12 PM
Egg dyeing is a lot of fun, especially when playing with nature’s ingredients. Discover how different spices, fruits and vegetables can be used to produce beautiful, natural colors! Just bring some boiled eggs (up to a dozen), and wear clothes that you don’t mind getting colorful. Ages 5 & up. $10/family members, $20/family non-members. Advanced Registration suggested. MORE

FREE Kids Easter Festival in Federal Hill
March 26th, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Have your photo taken with the Easter Bunny! Make FREE Paper Easter Egg Decorations & more during the Federal Hill Farmers Market. Drop-in to decorate a paper egg to take home, or stay for the afternoon and make many eggs to share. Children must bring an adult with them. MORE

Park in the Dark: Flashlight Egg Hunt at Bear Branch Nature Center
March 26th, 6:30 PM – 8 PM
On spring evenings, Hashawha is a happening place! Don’t miss out on the action. Search for Easter eggs by flashlight, hunt for wild salamanders, and hike in the light of the full moon. Dress for the weather! Registration required. Ages 5 and older. MORE

Dough and Doodle at Yankee Doodle
March 26th, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Head to Yankee Doodle Art Studio for a fun Dough + Doodle night of foodie fun! Families will work together to create their own pizza dinner and learn about art + food! $45/family. MORE

8th Annual PEEPshow
March 25th – April 6th
Hundreds of marshmallow masterpieces created by local artists, families, businesses, and community groups are displayed at the Carroll Arts Center during this amazing event that has even been featured on the NBC Nightly News. A large array of official Peeps & Co. shirts and souvenirs are on sale throughout the PEEPshow, as well as Peep-themed refreshments. You may even be able to purchase your favorite creation to take home with you after the show! MORE

Where the Wild Things Grow
 Climb aboard Max’s boat to read books among a sea of flowering bulbs. Join the rumpus in the Palm House with the wild things! Come see hundreds of beautiful spring flowers and wonderful artwork displays which pay tribute to beloved author, Maurice Sendak.The flower display is accompanied by an exhibition of artworks created by Jack Young, Art Director of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.  MORE

Self-Portraits at The Walters
Head to The Walters this weekend and create artful projects related to the collection and special exhibitions. No registration required—drop in, make, and take a fantastic work of art home with you! This weekend (March 27th 11 AM – 4 PM) make self-portraits! MORE

STEM into Spring!
School may be out for spring break, but your kids can still learn while  they have FUN at Port Discovery. Immerse yourself into STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) activities that challenge your visual perception during Light City Baltimore! These special events are being offered March 27th through 30th and are FREE with paid Port Discovery admission – perfect for taking advantage of that membership!  MORE

Cherry Blossom Festival at the National Building Museum
Celebrate springtime in our nation’s capital and in the parks and green spaces in your life by joining us for a day of hands-on activities and games focused on parks, planning, landscape design, and architecture. Activities include: folding origami masterpieces, designing a memorial for the National Mall, constructing a tatebanko diorama, meeting DuAro (Kawasaki’s robot), trying on traditional Japanese clothing and learning more about the National Park Service’s Centennial celebration. This FREE event takes place March 26th from 9 AM to 5 PM. MORE