Start Celebrating Easter with the Kids at these Entertaining Family-Friendly Events!

Written by Chelsea Triola  |  14. March 2015

Easter arrives this year on Sunday, April 5th and until then there are numerous children’s events happening all over the Island that celebrate the holiday. No matter what town you live in, there’s bound to be the perfect event for you and your family to attend. There are plenty great happenings all across Nassau and Suffolk, leaving time for you to celebrate more than once! 
Bring your children to one or more of these events which feature lots of great activities including egg hunts, photos with the Easter Bunny, crafts, breakfast and more! Some are even offering activities that can be enjoyed together as a family. 
Start off by taking a peek at the events we have listed here, then grab the kids and let the celebrating begin! 
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Brumidi Lodge
2075 Deer Park Avenue, Deer Park NY, 11729
Sunday, March 22nd 9:30 am -11:30 am
$8 per person, free for children under 3
Breakfast will feature pancakes, eggs, sausage, muffins, tea, coffee, juice and milk. Also enjoy crafts, raffles and pictures with the Easter Bunny!
Easter Egg Hunt at Orient Beach State Park
Route 25, Orient, NY, 11957
Saturday, March 28th at 11:00 am
Free event
Don't miss out on the Annual egg hunt held in the picnic area. The Spring Bunny will be on hand to greet everyone. Rain date is March 29th at 1 PM.
Egg Hunt at the Bayville Free Library
34 School St. Bayville, NY, 11709
Saturday, March 28th at 11:00 am & 2:00 pm
Free event
Bring your basket and join in a festive egg hunt! For ages 2-8, rain date is April 4th. Please register for the morning or afternoon session. 
Pom Pom Baby Chick at Michaels
Various Michaels Locations
Saturday, March 28th 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$2 per 30-minute session
Drop in for Kids Club to create a Pom Pom baby chick to take home with you! Just $2 per 30-minute session, includes supplies. For children ages 3 and up.
Spring’s Hatching! at the Long Island Science Center
11 W. Main St. Riverhead NY, 11901
Saturday, March 28th 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$5 per person
See all the baby chicks in person and learn all about them and other animals that are born in the spring time. 
Sayville Spring Festival at the Common Ground at Rotary Park
Sayville, NY 11782
Saturday, March 28th 12:00 - 3:00 pm
Small fees for certain activities
Festival will feature the Easter Bunny, live music, face painting, a petting zoo, juggler, scavenger hunt, magic show, Princess Anna, and an egg decorating contest along with an egg decorating station! 
22nd Annual Spring Egg Hunt at Belmont Lake State Park
Southern State Pkwy, exit 38, West Babylon NY, 11703
(631) 667-5055
Saturday, March 28th 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Free event
Event will feature a visit with the Easter Bunny, pony rides, environmental crafts and a petting zoo. Egg hunts will begin every 15 minutes, starting at 12:15PM. 
A Visit From The Easter Bunny
Along 25A, Northport, NY 11769
Saturday, March 28th 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Free event
Don't miss out as the Easter bunny will be driven around in a 1931 Model A Ford visiting businesses along 25A and giving candy and treats to children!
Easter Egg Hunt at Veteran’s Park
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Saturday, March 28th at 9:30 am
Free event
Don't miss out on our Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter bunny, prizes awarded for those who find the prize eggs! Rain date is March 29th.
Spring Eggstravaganza at Phelps Lane Park
151 Phelps Ln. North Babylon, NY 11703
Saturday, March 28th 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Free event
This great event will feature treat filled eggs hidden around the park for children ages 10 and under to discover, pony rides, petting zoo, face painting, and the spring bunny!
Easter Egg Hunt at the Lake Ronkonkoma Fire District Building
Portion Rd. Ronkonkoma NY, 11779
Saturday, March 28th at 10:30 am
Enjoy an Easter egg hunt with games prizes music food and more! Also, have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny!
Farmingdale Chamber's Annual Easter Celebration at the Village Green
361 Main St. Farmingdale NY, 11735
Saturday, March 28th at 11:30 am
Free event
Event will feature an egg hunt and a visit with the Easter Bunny! Be sure to bring your camera. Line up starts at 11:30 AM, hunt will start at 12:00 noon sharp. 
in2ition Egg Hunt
1475 Montauk Hwy. Oakdale NY, 11769
Sunday, March 29th 1:00 - 1:30 pm
Free event
Children can enjoy a hunt for eggs filled with prizes, coupons or receipts for free gifts! For ages 11 and younger.
Easter Egg Hunt at Benner’s Farm
56 Gnarled Hollow Road, Setauket NY, 11733
Saturday, April 4th & Sunday, April 5th at 1 & 3 pm
Free with general admission
Event will feature an egg hunt for children, photos with the Easter bunny, live music, snacks and refreshments! Parents please bring a camera and your own basket.
Easter Bunny Breakfast at the Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium
180 Little Neck Rd. Centerport NY, 11721
Saturday, April 4th at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$30 adults, $18 children
Enjoy breakfast with the Easter bunny, an egg hunt, a bonnet and basket parade, and a planetarium show!
Easter Egg Hunt and Party at the Commack United Methodist Church
486 Town Line Rd. Commack NY, 11725
Saturday, April 4th 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free event
Event will feature games, crafts and egg hunt, light lunch served following a visit from the Easter Bunny! Reserve ahead of time.
Manor Farm Egg Hunt
210 Manor Road, Huntington NY, 11743
Saturday, April 4th 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Bring an empty egg carton and join in for an egg hunt. Pre-k and younger may hunt with a parent, games and activities throughout the day. 
St. James Chamber Annual Spring Egg Hunt at the Deepwell County Park Parking Lot
Corner of Moriches Rd. & Route 25A, St. James NY, 11780
Saturday, April 4th at 1:00 pm
Free event
This event is for children up to 10 years of age, bring a basket and camera for pictures with the Easter Bunny! Rain or inclement weather will cancel. 
Easter Egg Hunt Block Party and Easter Service Celebrations at South Bay Bible Church
578 Montauk Hwy. East Moriches NY, 11940
Saturday, April 4th at 10:00 am
Free event
Enjoy bounce houses, carnival games, stuffed Easter eggs, music, food and more. Easter Sunday Services will take place the next day.
Easter Parade and Egg Hunt at the Port Jefferson Village Center 
Main Street, Port Jefferson NY, 11777
Sunday, April 5th at 12:00 pm
Free event
Don't miss out on an old-fashion Easter bonnet walking parade! All walkers welcome to wear Easter best. Also enjoy an egg hunt on the great lawn at Harborfront and Children’s Park at 12:30 pm. (For ages 2-8)
Easter Egg Hunt at Northport Village Park 
Main Street, Northport NY, 11731
Sunday, April 5th at 1:00 pm
Free event
Children can participate in an Easter egg hunt! Rain date is Sunday, April 12th.
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What are your Easter plans? How do you like to celebrate?
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