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Easter Extravaganza 2023

April 9, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Join AWCC and the Easter Bunny on Easter Sunday, April 9th for an Easter Egg-xtravaganza!

Below is the fun-filled schedule for the day:

10:30AM – 1:30PM Easter Bunny Photo Ops
Location 10:30AM – 12PM Bison Hall Area
Location 12:15PM – 1:30PM Bears Amphitheater

11AM – Easter Egg Hunt
Location – Inside Bison Hall – Doors will open at 11AM.

11:30AM – Easter Porcupine Puppet Show
Location: Inside Bison Hall

12PM to 3PM – Hay Rides – Cancelled
Due to high winds, we will not offer hay rides today.

12:15PM – Bear Program
Do brown and black bears enjoy Easter eggs? You’ll find out at the 12:15PM Bear Program.
Location: Bear’s Amphitheater

Animal Keeper Chats and Animal Enrichment Schedule

1:00PM Sitka Deer Habitat
Scent Filled Eggs & Scented Jolly Eggs

1:30PM Foxes Habitat
Cardboard Bunny Ears & Tail + Scented Jolly Eggs

2:00PM Reindeer Habitat
Easter Basket Hay Boxes

2:30PM Wolves Habitat
Hard Boiled Eggs & Paper-Mache Eggs

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

Join Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and the Easter Bunny on Sunday, April 9th for an Easter Extravaganza! 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. Do brown bears enjoy eggs? You’ll find out at the 12:15PM Bear Program!

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.


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!