As springtime blooms and Easter approaches, there’s no better place to celebrate than in sunny San Diego, California. The Easter holiday offers the perfect opportunity to embrace the spirit of the season with a delightful array of family-friendly activities, delectable dining experiences, and memorable events. From egg hunts to brunch cruises and everything in between, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in this Southern California city. So, whether you call it home, or are visiting family and friends, you’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for ideas on what to do for Easter 2024 in San Diego.


Egg Hunts and Family Fun in San Diego, California

Two kids with Easter Baskets on the grassStart your Easter weekend off right with an egg-citing egg hunt. One fun option for the kids is the Serra Mesa Easter Egg Hunt, which includes 10,000 colorful Easter eggs ready to be found. The third-annual Serra Mesa Easter Egg Hunt for ALL will also have a visit with the Easter Bunny, 4 jumpers, and bubble shows in between egg hunts. Mark your calendar for March 31st, 2024, at 1:00pm.

Another option is the Easter Egg Hunt at the famous Hotel de Coronado. This exclusive event is for hotel guests, or those who attend the Easter Brunch. Now the exciting part of this Easter celebration is that it takes place on the beach! Children of all ages can join the Easter Bunny for an exciting time egg-hunting on Del Beach on March 31st, 2024, at 10:00am or 12:00pm.


Get Active for Easter in San Diego

Looking to get out and get active over the Easter holiday? Sign up for the Hope Easter Run!  This event includes a 5k, 10k, and half-marathon (13.1-mile) race, and will take place on Saturday, March 30th, 2024, from 7:30am to 11:30am. And after the races are over, of course, there are egg hunts and other fun Easter-themed activities for the kids. The Hope Easter Run will also help donate experiences to other people around the world. According to the event, “When you register to run, we will gift a registration for someone else to run who may not be able to pay for registration themselves. They will also receive cool running Swag!”


Explore San Diego’s Parks and Gardens

san diegoA visit to San Diego, or a special celebration for a holiday season like Easter, wouldn’t be complete without exploring the natural beauty of the area, and there is no place better to get some fresh air than Balboa Park. Immerse yourself in the natural splendor of this amazing park, which is home to lush gardens, iconic landmarks, and trails, making it the perfect setting for an Easter outing with family and friends. According to, “Balboa Park is a cultural oasis that includes 18 museums, numerous beautiful gardens, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. At 1,200 acres, Balboa Park is one of North America’s most renowned urban parks and a must-see on any visit to San Diego. Located just blocks from downtown San Diego hotels, the park has a rich history, reflected through its stunning architecture, thought-provoking exhibits and installations, and cultural events that take place throughout the year.”


Dine and Delight with a Delicious Easter Brunch on the Water

For a truly unforgettable Easter experience, set sail on a brunch cruise along the scenic San Diego Bay. A truly special Easter celebration awaits you and your loved ones on the Premier San Diego Easter Brunch Cruise, which will even include a special visit from the Easter Bunny! Step aboard a luxury yacht and embark on a 2-hour culinary journey, where you’ll indulge in a chef-prepared buffet, top-notch service, and breathtaking views of the city’s skyline and landmarks, such as the Coronado Bay Bridge, while live entertainment plays top hits. Toast to the holiday and your loved ones and start a new Easter tradition that will create memories for years to come.




Book Your 2024 Easter Dining Cruise in San Diego Today!

With its beautiful beaches, vibrant cultural scene, and endless array of activities, San Diego, California offers the perfect backdrop for a memorable Easter holiday. Whether you’re hunting for eggs in the park, exploring the city’s natural beauty, indulging in a delicious brunch, or cruising along the bay, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in America’s Finest City. Join City Cruises and elevate your Easter 2024 celebration in sunny San Diego, where unforgettable experiences await around every corner!