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Easter Event Extravaganza

Posted by: Sarah Graves - March 02, 2015

Easter Event Extravaganza

It is an eggs-cellent time of year to enjoy one of the many Easter themed events going on throughout New Jersey.   Whether you want an egg hunt, train ride or breakfast with the Easter Bunny, we have you covered.   Check out our list to find an event near you!  

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Easter Bunny Breakfast at Imagine That!!!

The Easter Bunny is coming to Imagine That!!! on Mar 21, Mar 22, & Apr 5 at 10 AM . Children & adults will enjoy a special breakfast of bagels with juice or coffee, followed by taking pictures of their little ones with the Easter Bunny.  All children will receive a special gift from the bunny too! After breakfast with the Easter Bunny, all children and adults are welcome to stay and play all day.  4 Vreeland Rd., Florham Park, N.J. 07932 (973) 966-8000

Easter Bunny Breakfast at Cranford Community Center

Join the Easter Bunny for an extra special breakfast at the Cranford Community Center on Sat Mar 28 –Two seatings 9:30 & 11 AM.  There will be bagels, muffins and donuts for everyone.  Children will color Easter pictures, make a simple craft and get their picture taken with the guest of honor, the Easter Bunny.  Please bring your own camera.  220 Walnut Ave, Cranford; www.cranfordjwc.com

Brunch with the Easter Bunny at Camden’s Children Garden

Hop on over to the Camden Children’s Garden for a buffet brunch with the Easter Bunny catered by Zagat rated Tortilla Press on Sat Apr 4 with two seatings: 10am & 12:30pm. Children’s tickets include: catered brunch, Garden admission, Easter Egg Hunt, printed picture with the Easter Bunny, crafts & a ride on the Garden Carousel. Reservations must be made in advance.  For more information or to reserve your space, please call Guest Services at 856-365-8733 3 Riverside Dr Camden, NJ, 08103

Egg Hunts

SpEGGtacular Hunt at Bergen County Zoo

Sat, Mar 28th Raindate: Mar 29th

Egg hunt kicks off 10 AM ideal for children 1 to 10 years old.  Enjoy refreshments, storytelling and crafts.  Watch the animals participate in their own egg hunt.  Bring a basket to collect your eggs.  Take your picture with a spring character from 11 – 1 pm.   To register call 201-262-3771 ext. 10. 216 Forest Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652

Jenkinson’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt

The time has come for Jenkinson’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Point Pleasant.  The Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Palm Sun, Mar 29th at 1pm. It is a free event held on the beach, open to children up to 10 years old. Please, no digging utensils or shovels. Limit three eggs per child – share the fun with everyone!

BEACH LOCATIONS 0 – 4 year olds: in front of Jenkinson’s Aquarium; 5 – 6  &  7 – 8 year olds: in front of Frank’s Fun Center; 9 – 10 year olds: in front of Jenkinson’s Amusement Park

Ocean City The Great Egg Hunt

Head down to the beach in Ocean City for a free egg hunt event with over 10,000 eggs and 5, 000 with prizes.  Sat March 28 at 2:30 PM Raindate: Mar 29 & again on Apr 4 at 2:30 PM Raindate Apr 5; 11th - 14th Street Beach 800-Beach-NJ

Bunny Chase at Terhune Orchards

Spring has sprung at Terhune Orchards!  Join them Sat & Sun, April 4 & 5 for a free, fun event for children ages 2 – 8 years and their families. Follow the treasure hunt clues and find our spring surprise at the end of the hunt.  Each child can make a bunny to take home; everyone can enjoy a bunny cookie. Enjoy wagon rides around the farm and pony rides too.  330 Cold Soil Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540 609-924-2310

Spring Family Fun Days and Easter Egg Hunt at Alstede Farms

Come take a hay wagon ride to see the baby animals, meet the Easter Bunny and go on an Easter Egg hunt. Activities include: Pony Rides, jumping in the Moon Bounce, riding on our Wagon Train Ride, playing in our “Corn Kingdom,” climbing the Giant Hay Pyramid, visiting with Baby Farm Animals, sitting on a real farm tractor, enjoying a Warm Campfire, taking your picture with the Easter Bunny, and – of course – our Easter Egg Hunt!  March 26th & 27th – 12 pm – 4 pm; March 28th & 29th – 10 am – 4 pm; March 30th & 31st – 12 pm – 4 pm; April 1st – 4th – 10 am – 4 pm; April 6th – 12 pm – 4 pm  1 Chesterfield Dr. Chester, NJ 07930

Nature Camouflage Egg Hunt at the Stony-Brook Millstone Water-shed

Sat March 28, 10:30-11:30AM

Wander through fields and forest of the Watershed Reserve with the Teacher-Naturalists to see how many naturally dyed eggs you can discover. Children should bring a basket or bag to collect eggs. Event held rain or shine! Children 3-10 years old, $8 per child, adults free; 31 Titus Mill Rd, Pennington, NJ 08534

Egg Hunt Hayride at Johnson's Corner Farm
Hop into the Spring Season with an EGG HUNT Hayride! The hayride drops everyone off at a field for the thrill of playing hopping game and hunting for five colorful eggs each. Upon return from the field, your little ones will be greeted by the Easter bunny and be given the opportunity to meet with the bunny, take pictures, and receive a candy bag after all of the hard work they have done.  Cost: $7.95 per Egg hunter, $3.75 per non-egg hunting rider.  133 Church Rd. Medford, NJ

Spring Egg Hunt at Paws Farm Nature Center

Join the Sunshine Rabbit and find eggs, stickers, and candy on Sat Mar 28 between 10 – 2:00 PM.   Please bring a basket to collect eggs.  Rain or shine.  1105 Hainesport Mount Laurel Road, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054 856-778-8795

Easter Egg Hunt at Oasis Family Farm

Hop on a wagon ride or walk out to search for hidden Easter eggs, and take memorable photos with the Easter Bunny & friends. Also be sure to check out their fun zone, gem mining, and fossil adventure.  Mar 28, 29 & Apr 3, 4 – 10 AM, 11 AM, 1 pm, & 3 PM Admission $7 3 Circle Drive, Robbinsville, NJ 08691 609-259-7300

Train Rides

Easter Bunny Train Ride with Delaware River Railroad Excursions

Ride the Easter Bunny Train Ride and visit with Mr. E. Bunny on the train. Your ride will wind along the scenic Delaware River leaving from the Historic District of Phillipsburg, New Jersey. The train will travel along the river to Carpentersville and our destination will be the site of the historic Lime Kilns. In front of the 150 year old Lime kilns is a beautiful little glade filled with Easter eggs! Once you arrive you can get off the train, take a picture with Mr. Bunny and gather 4 Easter eggs!  On the train enjoy our banjo playing Hobo and a Juggler!  Trips run on: March 28, 29 and April 4th 11am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm and 3:30 pm Child $11.00 Adult $18.00 99 Elizabeth Street Phillipsburg, New Jersey 08865

23rd Annual Easter Bunny Express at Whippany Railway Museum
Celebrate the return of spring with a fun themed train ride through northern New Jersey! The Easter Bunny and train crew will be on board greeting everyone during the 45-minute round-trip ride along the Morristown & Erie Railway's historic Whippanong Trail.  1 Railroad plaza, Whippany, NJ 07981 (973) 887-8177

Easter Bunny Train Ride

http://easterbunnytrain.com/     80 Royal Avenue, Hawthorne, NJ 07506
Adults: $14   Children: $10; tickets@vratrips.com; Phone (973) 238-0555

Sat, Mar 28th Times: 9 am,   11 am,   1 pm & 3 pm Wayne - Route 23 Transit Center - Route 23 South & West Belt Parkway Train will head west on the NJ Transit Mont­clair - Boon­ton Line for a round trip into Mor­ris Country & back. During the approximately 60 minute ride the train we will pass West Boonton Yard where you can see many locomotives & rail cars owned by The URHS of NJ in the pro­cess of being restored. The train will pause mid-ride near Dover and then return back to Wayne.

Sun, Mar 29th Times: 9:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm Glen Rock - Boro Hall Between Maple Avenue & Rock Road - Train will travel up the New Jersey Transit Bergen Line, switch onto the Main Line and return back. During the approximately 60 minute ride the train will pass Ridgewood Junction tower, Waldwick tower, continue to Suffern New York Rail Yard in Rockland County NY, pause and then head back to Glen Rock.

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Posted by: Sarah Graves| March 02, 2015
Categories:  Fun Things To Do
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