Family Easter Celebration
No bunny does Easter like Chandler's Family Easter Celebration.
Hop along our 24 Karrot Trail - no more dashing - collecting eggs and goodies along the way. Find a "Golden Karrot" and win an egg-citing prize. Make sure to bring your basket. Trails are open to little bunnies up to nine years of age. The evening will also be hopping with crafts, amusements, live performances and egg-citement for all.
Minimal charges for some interactive children's activities and photos with the Easter Bunny. Also available for purchase are food and beverages.
5:45 p.m. Coloring Contest Winners Announced
5:50-6:10 p.m. Studio 3 Performing Arts Academy
6:30-6:50 p.m. Desert Star Dance
7:10-7:30 p.m. Chandler HS Modazz Dance Company
7:40 p.m. Family Easter Basket Giveaway Announced
- Free inflatable attractions
- Carnival Games with a chance to win a prize
- Spin the prize wheel for a hopping good surprise
- Food Vendors
- Merchandise/Informational Vendors
Visit the Information Booth to enter to win the Family Easter Basket. One ticket per family member. The winner will be drawn at 7:40 p.m. and must be present to win.
No-bunny does Easter like Chandler's Family Easter Celebration. Hop along our 24 Karrot Trail - no more dashing or rushing. Collect eggs and goodies along the way. Make sure to bring your basket!
- It's FREE
- Open the entire event, 5:30- 8:30 p.m., or once all of the eggs have been collected
- Bunnies (kids) 9 years old and younger hop through the trails to collect eggs filled with goodies
- Spring your way through the treasures of the eggs to find a “Golden Karrot” and win a special prize
- All of the eggs will have a piece of candy or a toy inside
- Limit of 8 eggs per bunny
We’re on the hunt for the Valley’s most egg-cellent artist! Gather your crayons, markers, and glitter and download this year’s coloring page. The contest is open to all children up to 9 years of age.
Coloring Contest Sheet available Feb. 1. Entries must be submitted no later than Monday, March 27, 2023.
Contest winners will be chosen from each of the following age categories:
- 2 years and under
- 3-4 years
- 5-6 years
- 7-9 years
5:45 p.m. Announcement of Coloring Contest Winners at Stage
The contest is now closed.
Free parking for this event is available on the east side of Arizona Avenue, including:
- City Hall Parking Garage (Chicago and Washington streets)
- Johnathan Parking Garage (Buffalo and Washington streets)
- Alexander Parking Garage (Boston and Washington streets)
Interested in becoming a vendor at this year's Family Easter Celebration? Potential vendors will need to review the Vendor Information Sheet and complete the Vendor Application.
The City of Chandler prides itself on having vendors at our events that represent the concept of the event and the vast diversity of what the City has to offer. Vendors will be accepted based on these criteria.
- Vendor Priority Application deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2023. Vendor priority applies to any vendor that has participated in last year's Family Easter Celebration.
- General Vendor Application deadline is extended to Friday, March 3, 2023 or when all space has been reserved. CLOSED
- New organization applications will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis once the priority deadline has expired. You are encouraged to submit an application prior to the vendor priority deadline as applications will be held in the order in which they are received.
Application - CLOSED
Be sure to review the Vendor Information Sheet before submitting your application.
For more information on becoming a vendor or questions regarding the application process, please email or call 480-782-2669.
The Family Easter Celebration is always seeking interested businesses or organizations who want to sponsor this year's event. Potential sponsors may review our sponsorship packages, call 480-782-2665 or email Special Events with any questions or interest.
For questions or additional information about the event, please call 480-782-2669 or email.
Dr. A.J. Chandler Park: Stage Plaza is at 178 E. Commonwealth Ave., which is East of Arizona Avenue.
Chandler Special Events Hotline 480-782-2735
The City of Chandler welcomes participation from all of its citizens. To request an accommodation due to a disability please allow at five (5) days prior to the scheduled event. Contact the City's Special Event Coordinator at 480-782-2665 (or 711 via AZ Relay Service).