By Gail Warren

Easter Events for Kids in Queens

February 22, 2013   |  News & Tips  

Find out where to see the Easter Bunny and go on Easter egg hunts in Queens this March. Our list includes low-cost and kid-friendly events in Jamaica, Flushing, Long Island City, and nearby in Garden City on Long Island.


easter egg hunt in queens nycSure signs of spring: sunshine, birds singing, and daffodils in bloom. Peter Cottontail can’t be far behind! Celebrate the season at these Easter egg hunts across Queens and nearby on Long Island.


Community Easter Celebration

Gantry State Park, Long Island City

March 23

Enjoy live music, games, and age-specific Easter egg hunts at the Community Easter Celebration. Of course, no celebration would be complete without a picture with the Easter Bunny. FREE!


Spring Eggstravaganza at LICM

Long Island Children’s Museum, Garden City

March 23

Hop over to Long Island for a Spring Eggstravaganza where you can meet Peter Rabbit and explore traditional Ukrainian egg decorating. Kids can also decorate sweet treats, participate in egg relays, enjoy face painting, and start their own carrot gardens.


Spring Egg Hunt

Queens Botanical Garden, Flushing

March 30

Bring your own basket and join Flora the Flower during the Spring Egg Hunt to collect eggs hidden in the arboretum.


Spring Eggstravaganza at Queens Zoo

Queens Zoo, Flushing

March 30-31

Meet the Easter Bunny and his giant Flemish rabbit friends at the Spring Eggstravaganza. Enjoy a variety of spring-themed activities as well, including an egg hunt.


NYC’s Largest Easter Egg Hunt

Saint Albans Park, Jamaica

March 30

Be a part of the largest Easter egg hunt in New York City. Join friends and neighbors from across the borough for loads of fun at the 12th annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Affinity Health Plan. Enjoy live entertainment, ponies, rides, and more. FREE!


Barnyard Easter Egg Hunt

Queens County Farm Museum, Floral Park

March 30

Hop over to the Queens County Farm Museum to meet Whiskers the bunny, dance the “bunny hop,” enjoy a hayride, play egg-citing games on the lawn, and take part in the annual Easter egg hunt.


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For more fun and low-cost family events in NYC and beyond, search our full calendar of events


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