Easter Spring Fling

Event Overview

  • Date / Times: Saturday, April 11
    • 5K Run Starts at 9 am
    • Egg Hunt Starts at 11 am
  • Location:
    University of Texas Permian Basin Park - Soccer Fields
    Highway 191 and E Loop 338
    Odessa, TX 79762

The annual City of Odessa Parks & Recreation Easter Spring Fling will look to have another large crowd this year!  Our family-oriented Easter Spring Fling will include the Bunny Hop 5k Fun Run, an Easter Egg Hunt, and our Kite Festival. Plus, a special guest will be Peter Cottontail himself!

Bunny Hop 5K RunActivities

Bunny Hop 5K Run

This is a Fun Run through the park and the trails of University of Texas Permian Basin campus. Recreation and fitness is the name of the game as we encourage participants of all ages to come out!  So get your running shoes on and run with our special guest - Peter Cottontail! 

View more information about the Bunny Hop 5K Run.

Child Searching for Easter EggsCommunity Easter Egg Hunt

Arrive early to line up for the best spot according to age bracket.  There are thousands of items to give away, but only a few prizes.  Don't forget to find the golden eggs containing the golden ticket which awards you a premium prize this Easter. Stay afterwards for fun in the sun, as there will be crafts, games, food, and more! This event is free to participate in.

Don't forget to bring your camera! Meet Peter Cottontail and have your picture taken at the photo area. We look forward to seeing you there!


  • 11 am - Start of Easter Egg Hunt
  • 11:15 am - Arts and Crafts, Concessions, Photo Area
  • Noon - Event End

Kite Festival

Stick around after the Easter Egg Hunt and be a part of the 2nd Annual Kite Festival. Kites are available while supplies last. This event is free to participate in.