Photo of family at Eggstravaganza event.

Celebrating 46 years!

Join us for the 46th Annual Eggstravaganza event on Saturday, April 8, 2023 in Central Park from 9:00am-1:00pm! Enjoy a family-fun spring-themed event filled with entertainment, egg hunts, photo opportunities, and more!

Event Poster

The poster will be available to share (in both English and Spanish) next week!

Large Egg Hunt

For children ages 4-9 years old on the Fitzgerald Field. Limited wristbands will be available day-of the event. Please read our Large Egg Hunt FAQ’s for more information and to keep everyone safe and happy!

Wristband reservations will be available online at Reservations are only needed for the child(ren). You must have a WebTrac account to reserve a timeslot. How do I create a free WebTrac account? After creating a free account: How do I pick a timeslot on WebTrac?

When can I start making a reservation?

  • Wednesday, March 15 at 12:00pm for San Mateo residents
  • Friday, March 17 at 12:00pm for Non-Residents

Peter Rabbit’s Playground

For children ages 0-5 years old in the rose garden/gazebo area run by our Building Blocks Preschool staff! Please read our Peter Rabbit’s Playground FAQ’s for the hunt to keep everyone safe and happy! Please note that Peter Rabbit's Playground will be closed from 10:00-11:00am in preparation of the parade.

Community Parade

Join us for the wonderful parade! The categories go as follows:

  • Best Hat/Bonnet
  • Best Costume
  • Most Creative Float (wagon, bike, scooter, stroller)
  • Best Themed Group

Prizes will be given to one winner per category. Each person/group can sign-up for one category only. There is no pre-registration for the parade. Please read our Parade FAQ’s for more information and see our Parade flyer for more information.

Photo of parade participants at the Eggstravaganza event.


Join us on the main stage for some fun!

Photo of the Spring Bunny with children at the Eggstravaganza event.

Take a photo with the Spring Bunny!

Take a FREE photo with the Spring Bunny on the Central Recreation Center Stage from 9am-10:15am, and 11am-1pm! The bunny will be participating in the Community Parade and taking a quick carrot break from 10:15-11am. Read Spring Bunny Photo FAQ’s for more information.

Pancake Breakfast

The Pancake Breakfast (also includes sausage and eggs) is being hosted again by the Sunrise Rotary inside of the Central Recreation Center from 9-11am. The fee for breakfast will be announced soon.

Food Trucks

Food and dessert items from food trucks/carts be available for purchase:

Photo of cadets at the Eggstravaganza event.

Find the Spring Bunny

Guess which parks the Spring Bunny is hopping around in to be entered into a raffle onsite at the event! Go to the Parks and Recreation Information tent to write down your park guesses correctly! Be sure submit your answer no later than 12:00pm day-of the event to qualify for the raffle.

  • Posted Tuesday, April 4 at 12:00pm
  • Posted Wednesday, April 5 at 12:00pm
  • Posted Thursday, April 6 at 12:00pm
  • Posted Friday, April 7 at 12:00pm
Photo of a family at the Eggstravaganza event.


Metered parking is available around the park and in downtown San Mateo. The parking garage entrance closest to Central Park is located on E. 5th Avenue under the tennis courts. More information on parking downtown can be found on the Downtown San Mateo Parking webpage.

Contact Us

Please contact the City of San Mateo Parks & Recreation Department at or call (650) 522-7400. You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram and message us directly!