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Easter Extravaganza 2024

March 31 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join AWCC and the Easter Bunny on Easter Sunday, March 31st for an Easter Egg-xtravaganza!

Event highlights include an Easter egg hunt, photo ops with the Easter Bunny, hay-rides, Easter porcupine puppet show, animal enrichment keeper chats, and watch as staff feed special treats to the resident animals of the AWCC. This event is free with purchased admission or membership. Located at Mile 79 of the Seward Highway, AWCC is a non-profit sanctuary dedicated to preserving Alaska’s wildlife through conservation, education, research, and quality animal care.

Local restaurant Birch & Alder will also be at AWCC for the duration of the event, offering a variety of delicious brunch items available for purchase.

Below is the fun-filled schedule for the day:

  • 11:00AM – 11:30AM Easter Egg Hunt – Location: Inside Bison Hall
  • 11:30AM – Easter Porcupine Puppet Show – Location: Inside Bison Hall
  • 12:00PM – 12:30PM Easter Bunny Photo Ops – Location: Inside Bison Hall
  • 12:15PM to 3PM – Hay Rides – Location: Leaving every 30 minutes outside of Gift Store
  • 12:30PM – Bear Program with the Easter Bunny – Do brown and black bears enjoy Easter eggs? Come find out! Location: Bear’s Amphitheater

Animal Keeper Chats and Animal Enrichment Schedule

  • 12:30PM Bear’s Amphitheater
  • 1:00PM Foxes Habitat
  • 1:30PM Porcupine – meet behind Gift Store
  • 2:00PM Wolves Habitat
  • 2:30PM Reindeer Habitat

Map of the AWCC Sanctuary showing where the animals are located and the driving route to see them


Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
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Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Mile 79 Seward Highway
Portage, AK 99587 United States
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Discover the WILD of Alaska and come meet the locals! Walk on the Wild Side Tours are available year-round and include an animal encounter. Summer Moose Encounters & Bear Encounters are available for online booking. Book early to ensure your spot!