Local Easter Egg Hunts and Springtime Family Fun
By NYMetroParents Staff

Local Easter Egg Hunts and Springtime Family Fun

April 10, 2014   |   Holiday Activities  

UPDATED: March 22, 2016

From more traditional local Easter egg hunts or Easter Bunny meet-and-greets, the New York metro area has many places for families to enjoy fun Easter events for kids.

Easter's right around the corner and chances are you're on the lookout for some family fun. Whether you want a more traditional backyard-style egg hunt or scavneger hunts with a wild dino flair, there are a ton of fun Easter egg activities to enjoy in our area. We've rounded up some of the best low-cost Easter events that are bound to delight the whole family.

New York City

Easter Egg Hunts in Manhattan

Minus5 Frozen Easter Egg Hunt 
Friday, March 25-Sunday, March 27

Minus5 Ice Bar at New York Hilton Midtown will host its Frozen Easter Egg Hunt. Kids ages 14 and younger are invited to come and find five custom eggs — and those who collect them all will win a treat basket. Kids also get a complimentary mocktail. Tickets are from $20.

The Great Easter Egg Hunt 
Saturday, March 26

Hop on over with your little bunnies to The Great Easter Egg Hunt! Saturday, March 26 from 11:00AM - 1:00PM at 10 Desbrosses St. (between Hudson and Greenwich). Especially fun for toddlers - 3rd graders. Games, prizes, crafts, face painting and pictures with the Easter Bunny! FREE!

Easter Eggstravaganza – East Harlem
Saturday, March 26

Easter Eggstravaganza 2016 will feature the following FREE activities open to all who would like to participate Easter Egg Hunt Easter Egg Painting (300 Eggs Available for Painting First Come First Served) Arts & Crafts Table & Pictures W/ The Easter Bunny! There will be many great prizes and fun activities for all who attend to partake in this activity Easter Eggstravaganza will take place on Saturday March 26 from 12-3PM FREE and Open to the Public! 

NYC Fire Museum Easter Egg Hunt 
Saturday, March 26

Join us to hunt for Easter eggs hidden on the apparatus floor of Engine 30’s firehouse! For children ages 3 to 12 only. Easter baskets/bags are not allowed. Includes admission to Museum. No at door ticket sales.

Easter Egg Hunts in Brooklyn

Annual Easter Egg Hunt 
Saturday, March 26

State Sen. Marty Golden hosts an outdoor egg hunt  at Shore Road Park.

Brooklyn Boulders? Easter Egg Hunt 
Saturday, March 26

Grab you very own BKB Easter Egg tote bag and stay afterwards to climb. Open for kids ages 4-12, adult supervision required.

McGolrick Park Egg Hunt 
Saturday, March 26

There will be thousands of eggs, photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny, fun crafts and face painting. This year, we'll also rock with DJ Natalie & Baby DJ School!  Book your tickets now & avoid long lines. Proceeds from the egg hunt will help support local Brooklyn Boy Scout Troop 26. 

Easter Egg Hunts in Queens

Barnyard Egg Hunt 
Saturday, March 26

Meet Whiskers the Bunny at this celebrated event for kids! Egg hunts will be ongoing in the orchard throughout the event. Try your luck at egg tossing and egg rolling games, dance the Bunny Hop, visit our farm animals and take a hayride! This is a popular event, so we recommend arriving early.

Astoria Community Easter Egg Hunt 
Saturday, March 26

Astoria Heights Playground from 10am-Noon. There will be Golden Eggs for door prizes and a coffee bar for the adults

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Queens Zoo Spring Eggstravaganza 
Saturday, March 26 - Sunday, March 27

Come out for our ever-popular Easter weekend event. Decorate eggs, take photos with the Easter Bunny, and, of course, take part in an egg hunt.

EasterFest 2016  
Sunday, March 27

Following church, the giant indoor egg hunt begins at 12:30pm for those attending church. The egg hunt officially begins at 1:00pm. Fest includes egg hunt, games, children's craft-making, vendors and food.

Easter Egg Hunts on Long Island

Egg Hunt
Sunday, March 27

Create a bunny craft and then hop on down to Peter Cottontail’s Trail to a special spot on the Refuge for an egg hunt.  Each child will receive a special gift.  A very popular program for children ages 2 to 4, accompanied by an adult, so sign up early!  $12.00 per child.  Space is limited.  Reservations required and payment due at time of reservation.

Breakfast With the Easter Bunny Egg Hunt
March 26, 27

Kids will have 70 minutes to bounce, play, search and collect exactly six Easter Eggs hidden around the arenas and inside the gigantic inflatables.

Spring Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 26

Bring your own basket to collect eggs you find around the hatchery.

Penguin Easter Brunch
Sunday, March 27
Join the Penguin Egg Hunt from 10am to 3pm within the Aquarium, where you might find an egg with fun prizes like a Birthday Party or tickets for a ride on our Tour Boat. 

Easter Brunch Buffet & Egg Hunt
Sunday, March 27

Join the festivities of a good old Easter Egg Hunt. Visit our Petting Zoo, Feed & Pet the animals and take pictures with the Easter Bunny!

Easter Egg Hunts in Westchester and Rockland

Pennings Farm Market
Saturday, March 26

Bring the kids to the farm to hunt for their favorite candy and take a picture with the Easter bunny! Hunt begins at 12 noon. 
Quest for the Golden Egg
Saturday, March 26

The annual Easter Egg Hunt in Warwick will be held Saturday, March 26, at 10 a.m. sharp in Veterans Memorial Park. Prizes will be given out for finding the Golden Egg for each age group. The Easter Bunny is also expected to be on hand.

BoulderBird's Egg Hunt 
Saturday, March 26

For the third year, BoulderBird will be hosting a special Easter Egg Hunt at Provident Bank Park. This year's event will take place on Saturday, March 26th at 9:30 am with gates opening at 9:00 am. This FREE event is for all children age 13 and under, with candy and prizes inside each egg. Don't miss appearances from BoulderBird, the Easter Bunny and more! 

Easter Bunny Train 
Saturday, March 26

Shake off that winter chill and celebrate spring with a train ride on the historic Catskill Mountain Railroad from Kingston across the Hurley Flats. Along the way there will be an on-going Easter egg hunt, snacks, and photos with the Easter Bunny! Trains depart at 10:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. only.

Easter Egg Hunts in Fairfield

Easter Egg Hunt at EverWonder
Saturday, March 26

Come practice your sleuthing skills at EverWonder on Saturday, March 26th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm! Come find eggs hidden by the Easter Bunny throughout the museum. Participants will be entered to win a EverWonder t-shirt.  

Egg-straordinary Egg-stravaganza
Saturday, March 26

Join Benedict the Egg, the egg-ceptional host of all things egg-citing! He will be participating in loads of egg-cellent activities. Egg-streme fun is guaranteed, no egg-ceptions! Activities include face painting,a n egg roll and egg toss, as well as an egg creation station.

RCA Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 26 

Hop on over to the Community Center, rain or shine, to meet the Easter Bunny and participate in RCA’s annual Easter Egg Hunt. Parents, please drop off six plastic eggs filled with candy, snacks or coins for each participating child to Paul Curtin on Friday, March 25th between 12 noon and 8:00pm.

12th Annual Heckscher Farm Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 26 

Children ages six and younger can bring their own baskets and search for hundreds of eggs that will be hidden all over Heckscher Farm. Once eggs have been collected, they can be turned in for a goody bag. Parents and older siblings are welcome to come along in support. The gates of the farm will open at 10 am. Please note only one goody bag will be provided for each child ages six and younger.

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