The list: Easter Egg Hunts and Events that Everybunny will love!

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Children throughout the New Jersey/New York areas will have their share of chocolates, painted eggs and jelly beans for Easter this year.  Communities and organizations have planned a number of Easter events that parents and children may attend. Here’s a look at some of them.

EASTER EGG HUNTS

ATLANTIC COUNTY

Easter Bunny Breakfast

Venue: Historic Smithville & Village Greene 615 E. Moss Mill Road Smithville, NJ

Day & Time:  Mar 30, 2013 10:00 am until 3:00 pm

Description: Buffet Breakfast and picture with the Easter Bunny at Fred & Ethel’s Lantern Light.

Phone  609-652-0544

Website:  http://www.colonialinnsmithville.com/towneevents/index.htm

MERCER COUNTY

Nature Camouflage Egg Hunt

Venue: Kingsford Community Room 31 Titus Mill Road Pennington, NJ

Day & Time: Mar 23, 2013 @ 3:00 pm until 4:00 pm

Cost: $8 per child, free/ adults

Description: Children 3 to 10 years old are invited to wander field and forest of the Watershed Reserve with the Teacher-Naturalists, in search of naturally-dyed eggs. Learn how eggs are dyed, what materials are used, and why camouflage is so important in nature. Children should bring a bag or basket to gather eggs. Everyone receives a treat at conclusion.

Phone  609-737-7592

Website: http://www.thewatershed.org

MORRIS COUNTY

19th Annual Chester Easter Egg Hunt

Venue: Downtown Historic Chester, NJ

Date & Time: Sunday, March 30th

Description:  This fun, family-oriented Spring holiday event will feature over 5,000 eggs filled with candy and prizes, and includes a competitive Jelly-Bean Counting Contest and confectionary-themed raffles.

Call 908-879-2900 for more information.

BERGEN COUNTY

Bergen County Zoo SpEGGtacular at Van Saun Park

Venue: Van Saun Park

Date & Time:  March 23, 21013 (rain date March 24) –

Description: SpEGGtacular Hunt – An eco-friendly egg hunt, crafts, refreshments and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Children need to pre-register for this free event. Call 201-262-3771 ext 110 to register or for more information. FREE. Call 201-262-3771 x110 to pre-register.

UNION COUNTY

Springtime Scavenger Hunt

Venue: I Love Little Scoops 9 North Union Ave.Cranford, NJ

Date & Time: Mar 29, 2013 12:30 pm until 2:00 pm

Cost: $15

Description: Color and decorate egg masterpieces. Create silly hats. Scavenger hunt for prizes. Dance party and ice cream sundaes!

Phone 908-497-7090

Website: http://scavengerfriday-es2004.eventbrite.com/?rank=3

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Venue: Liberty Hall Museum 1003 Morris Ave Union, NJ

Day & Time: March 30th 10am & 12pm

Cost: $8/child and adult, $5/all additional children, $4/all additional adults

Description: Explore the grounds searching for plastic eggs hidden through the landscape, filled with holiday treats. A surprise visit from the Easter Bunny caps off the event. At 10 am and 12 pm.

Phone 908-527-0400

Website: http://www.kean.edu/libertyhall

ESSEX COUNTY

Redeemer Montclair Easter Egg Hunt

Venue: Redeemer Montclair Church 19 N Willow St Montclair, NJ

Day & Time: Mar 30, 2013 @ 10:30 am

Description:  Redeemer Montclair Church is proud to announce the return of its annual Easter Egg Hunt. Family, friends, and the general public can come out and have some fun! Enjoy a time of food, story time, craft activities, and of course, hunting for Easter Eggs! Ages 1-10 are welcome to hunt for eggs. Children will be divided up into 3 separate groups to hunt for Easter eggs at approximately 10:45am.

Phone 973-233-0388

Website: http://www.redeemermontclairkids.com

Watchung Plaza Easter Egg Hunt

Venue: Watchung Plaza, Montclair, NJ.

Day & Time: Saturday, March 30 at 11 am.

Cost: Free

Description: Annual egg hunt on Watchung Green. It’s a BYOB event – Bring Your Own Basket. Meet the Easter bunny!

Website: http://www.watchungbooksellers.com/event/watchung-plaza-easter-egg-hunt

Easter Egg Hunt at Brookdale Park

Venue: Brookdale Park, Bloomfield, NJ.

Day & Time: Saturday, March 30 from 10 am – 12 pm.

Cost: Free

Description: Super large egg hunt sponsored by Skyline Community Church. Meet the Easter Bunny, play games, face painting, music and more.

Website: http://www.essex-countynj.org/p/index.php?section=parks/sites/br

 

BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY

MORRIS COUNTY

The Easter Bunny is Coming!!!

Venue: Imagine That!!! 4 Vreeland Rd. Florham Park, NJ

Day & Time:              Mar 31, 2013 @ 10:00 am

Description:  The Easter Bunny is coming to Imagine That!!! Children & adults will enjoy a bagel, juice or coffee and get their picture taken with the Easter Bunny!! All children will receive a special gift from the bunny too!!! After breakfast with the Easter bunny, all children & adults are welcome to stay and play all day!

Cost: $10.99-14.99

Phone 973-966-8000

Website: http://www.imaginethatmuseum.com

TRAIN RIDES WITH THE EASTER BUNNY

MORRIS COUNTY

Easter Bunny Express

Venue: Whippany Railway Museum 1 Railroad Plaza Rt. 10 West & Whippany Road Whippany, NJ

Day & Time: Saturday, March 23, Sunday, March 24 , & Saturday, March 30, 2013

Description: Celebrate the return of Spring with a fun themed train ride through northern New Jersey! The Easter Bunny and helpers will be on board greeting everyone during the 45-minute round-trip ride along the Morristown & Erie Railway’s historic Whippanong Trail. You’ll enjoy the comfort of heated passenger coaches as the Easter Bunny’s helpers hand out holiday treats for the kids. You are welcome to bring your camera to take photos en route (free of charge), but be aware that the Easter Bunny has to visit many children and can’t stay long with each person.

Website: http://www.whippanyrailwaymuseum.net/index.php/eventstickets/easter-bunny-express/

PASSAIC COUNTY

Easter Bunny Train Ride

Venue: Wayne/RT 23 Transit Center Route 23 South & West Belt Parkway NJ Transit station railroad platform Wayne, NJ

Day & Time: Mar 23, 2013

Cost: $9 for children under 12; $13 for adults

Description: During the 60-minute ride, the Easter Bunny will visit each child and give them a special gift. Other cartoon characters will be on board, too, making it even more of a great day! These trips will run out through scenic Morris County and back. These trips help fund the continued restoration and preservation of the historic NYS&W Hawthorne NJ train station. Departures at 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm.

Phone  973-238-0555

Website           http://easterbunnytrain.com/

HUNTERDON COUNTY

Black River & Western Railroad’s Easter Bunny Express

Venue: Flemington Station 80 Stangle Rd.Flemington, NJ

Cost: $15/age 12 and up, $8/age 3-11, free/under age 3

Day & Time:  Mar 23, 2013 to Mar 30, 2013

Description: Ride the Easter Bunny Express train and meet Peter Cottontail. All kids receive a free treat from Peter, and there will be plenty of time for photographs, too. Trains run on March 23, 24, 29, and 30 with departures at 11 am, 1 and 3 pm. Tickets are first come, first served, and reservations are not available. Please call to confirm.

Phone  908-782-6622

Website           http://www.newjerseytrain.org/easterBunny.html

 

EASTER FUN!

MORRIS COUNTY

Spring Family Fun!

Venue: Alstede Farms 84 County Route 513 S, Chester, NJ 07930 (we’re just 3/4 of a mile south of Historic Downtown Chester)

Days & Times:

Friday March 22nd

- Open 1pm – 5 pm for Easter Activities and Baby Animal Tours

March 23rd & 24th (Palm Sunday Weekend):

- Open 10 am – 5 pm for Easter Activities and Baby Animal Tours

March 25th – March 28th:

- Open 1pm – 5 pm for Easter Activities and Baby Animal Tours

March 29th & 30th (Good Friday & Saturday):

- Open  10 am – 5 pm for Easter Activities and Baby Animal Tours

Easter Sunday, March 31st  – CLOSED – Happy Easter!

April 1st, 6th, & 7th:

- Open  10 am – 5 pm for Easter Activities and Baby Animal Tours

Phone: 908-879-7189

Website: http://alstedefarms.com/

 

ATLANTIC COUNTY

 

Easter Bunny Strolling the Village

Venue: Historic Smithville & Village Greene 615 E. Moss Mill Road Smithville, NJ

Day & Time: March 23, 24, 30 & 31

Cost: Free

Description: Spend a day in the Village March 23, 24, 30 & 31st and see the Easter Bunny!

Phone  609-748-8999

Website           http://www.colonialinnsmithville.com/towneevents/index.htm

 

Bunny Chase

Venue: Terhune Orchards 330 Cold Soil Road Princeton, NJ

Day & Time:  Mar 30, 2013 to Mar 31, 2013 @ 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm

Cost: Free

Description: Follow the treasure hunt clues and find a spring surprise at the end of the hunt! Make a bunny to take home and munch on a bunny cookie. Pony rides offered, too.

Phone  609-924-2310

Website: http://www.terhuneorchards.com

 

PASSAIC COUNTY

Photos with the Easter Bunny

Venue: Willowbrook Mall, 1400 Willowbrook, Wayne, NJ.

Day & Time: Saturday, March 9 through Saturday, March 30. Monday through Saturday 10 am – 8 pm and Sunday 12 am – 6 pm.

Cost Pricing varies on photo package.

Description: Meet the Easter Bunny, take a photo with him and receive a gift at the mall.

Website: http://www.willowbrook-mall.com/events/easter-bunny-photos

MERCER COUNTY

Easter Tea at the Peacock Café

Venue:  Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, NJ.

Day & Time: Saturday, March 30 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Cost: Cost: Free with park admission. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the Peacock

Description: Welcome spring with family and friends at the Peacock Café with a delightful array of teas, fresh baked scones, finger sandwiches, Petit Fours and more.

Phone: 609- 890-6015. Park admission required, Café fees apply.

Website: http://www.groundsforsculpture.org/

 

Bunny Chase

Venue: Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton, NJ.

Day & Time: Saturday, March 30 at 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Cost: Free. For more information call 609-924-2310 or email info@terhuneorchards.com.

Description: Follow the treasure hunt clues and find a spring surprise at the end of the hunt! Make a bunny to take home and munch on a bunny cookie. Pony rides offered, too.

Website: http://www.terhuneorchards.com/

 

NEW YORK CITY

Baby Chick

Venue: Big Apple Portraits 143 West 72nd between Amsterdam & Columbus Aves.

Day & Time: From March 14th – March 31st

Cost: please visit website

Description: Live Baby Chicks are coming! Book your chick session and skip the lines!  Kids love our cute fluffy chicks and our photographs make great Easter gifts!

Website: http://www.bigappleportraits.com/live-baby-chicks/

Phone: 212-600-4457

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