42nd Annual Eggstravaganza 2019!

Join us for the 42nd year of Eggstravaganza, one of our longest lasting events in San Mateo! This year's EGGS-citing event is on Saturday, April 20th, 2019 from 9am-1pm in Central Park (50 E. 5th Avenue, San Mateo). Whether you want to sit and enjoy the entertainment on stage or want a fast-paced egg hunt experience, we have a little bit of everything for the whole family!

Wristband Sales - Large Egg Hunt

Wristband sales begin Monday, April 1, 2019 at 12pm. Please visit https://smparksandrec-eggstravaganza.eventbrite.com to purchase your wristband for the Large Egg Hunt (ages 4-10). Wristband sales close Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 12pm.

Peter Rabbit's Playground

Great for ages 1-3 years! This egg hunt is a smaller version off the large egg hunt held in the rose garden area around the gazebo. Registration and wristbands are not required.


Find the Spring Bunny

Follow us on Facebook or Instagram @smparksandrec to see which 4 parks the Spring Bunny is playing in! Submit all correct parks to the Parks and Recreation booth at Eggstravaganza by 12pm to be entered into a drawing for a grand prize: $50 Recreation Certificate and an autographed Buster Posey jersey from the San Francisco Giants! Photos will be posted every Friday leading up to the event - March 22, March 29, April 5, & April 12.

Take a photo with the Spring Bunny

Take a FREE photo with our busy bunny, available from 9am-10:15am, and 11am-1pm. From 10:15am-11am, the Spring Bunny needs to be in the Parade as well as grab a quick carrot snack! 


FREE Trackless Train rides will be available next to the playground in Central Park. The train will be taking a break from 10:15-11am to start the parade!

Sign up for the Parade!

Click here to see the parade information! We are looking for participants in the following categories: Best Hat/Bonnet, Best Themed Group, Best Costume, and Most Creative Float. Registration is FREE and you do not need to pre-register. Call (650) 522-7432 or email bparra@cityofsanmateo.org for more information!

Funny Bunny Breakfast

Sponsored by the San Mateo Sunrise Rotary, a pancake breakfast will be held from 9-11am inside of the Central Recreation Center. $8 for Adults, $4 per child.


Taqueria Angelica's and Red Sauce Meatballs will be available starting at 10am until 1pm out near the circle lawn in the middle of the park.

Items for Sale

We will be selling bunny ears, flower headbands, bubbles, and more at the event! More information will be updated on this webpage soon. Stay tuned!



All entertainment will be located on the main stage on the central lawn inside Central Park.

9:15am - Puppet Art Theater Company

10:30am - Parade

11am - Pete G. Magic

12pm - Mister Q