Things to Do Easter 2024

Bring out the Easter fun this Spring. There are many activities to do in New Jersey this Easter for kids of all ages - Egg Hunts, Train Rides, Bunny Photo Ops, Easter parades and more! The events listed below are open to the public, some require tickets in advance. Be sure to check with your local town municipality, as they may hold Easter Egg hunts for town residents only. In addition, your favorite restaurants may offer special Easter brunches, breakfasts, lunches and dinner options. See NJ Kids calendar more events.

Egg Hunts and Easter Eggstravaganzas

Storybook Land Easter Egg Hunt & Easter Bunny

Stop by Storybook Land on March 28, 29, 30 and April 1st, 2024 for a classic Easter Egg hunt. It's designed for small children in mind. Visit with the Easter bunny. Access unlimited rides and attractions with your admission ticket. Fun theme park for young children. Buy your tickets in advance. 6415 E Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township, NJ.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Liberty Hall Museum

Sat, March 30, 2024, 10am or 12pm time slot. Come for an egg-cellent adventure. Children will explore the grounds of Liberty Hall searching for hidden plastic eggs filled with Easter treats. There will be a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny. Reservation required. 1003 Morris Avenue, Union NJ. 

Essex County Spring Forest Egg Hunt

Sat, March 23, 2024, 9:30am to 10:30am OR 11am to 12pm. Ages 1-6. Celebrate spring with a reading of the “Little White Rabbit” and an egg hunt within the grounds of the Environmental Center. Children can bring their basket to collect eggs and earn surprises! Register online, fee of $15 per child. 621 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny! at Stew Leonard’s Paramus

Sat, March 23, 2024, 9:30am-10:30am. Buffet-style selection of favorite breakfast treats whipped up by Stew Leonard chefs. Each child will receive Easter coloring sheets and can take a photo with the Easter Bunny. Buy your tickets online. 700 Paramus Park Paramus, NJ. 

2024 Hoboken Grace Easter Egg Hunt

Sat, March 23, 2024. FREE but registration is required. For children up to 9 years old. This egg hunt will take place at 409 14th Street in Hoboken NJ. Take pictures with the Easter Bunny, crafts, and games. Visit for more details.

Jenkinson's Boardwalk - 2024 Egg Hunt

Sun, March 24, 2024, 1pm-2pm. FREE. Dig for eggs! Annual Easter Egg hunt on the beach. Open to kids up to 10 years old, separate age group hunts. No age limit for separate special needs egg hunt at Adventure Lookout Ropes Course. Jenkinson’s Boardwalk in Pleasant Beach NJ. 

Seaside Heights - 2024 Easter Egg Hunt

Sun, March 24, 2024, 1pm. FREE Easter Egg Hunt on the beach at Seaside Heights (Seaside Heights Beach & Boardwalk). Over 10,000 pastel eggs are buried in the sand and filled with prizes. Games, music, activities, meet the Easter Bunny, and much more! 

Easter Celebration - The Historic Village at Allaire

Sat, March 23, 2024, 11am-4pm. Annual Easter Day fun for the whole family at Allaire Village. Bring your own basket to collect eggs at special stops throughout the village. See if you can spot the Easter Bunny roaming around. Participate in egg dyeing, egg games, story telling, village scavenger hunt, music, entertainment and more! Must buy tickets in advance. 

Easter Egg Hunt at Stew Leonard’s in Paramus

Wed, March 27, 2024, 4pm-5:30pm. Get your free tickets (needed for kids only) via Stew Leonard’s website. Children ages 8 and younger can participate in the Easter Egg Hunt Egg-Stravaganza. Collect Easter eggs filled with candy and prizes. 700 Paramus Park, Paramus, NJ. 

Cape May Zoo Easter EggstravaganZOO

March 29, 2024- April 7, 2024, 10am-3:30pm. FREE ten day event at the Cape May County Park and Zoo. Children’s activities, scavenger hunt, crafts and live animal encounters. Play Easter Bunny I Spy - discover hidden Easter Bunnies throughout the zoo. Take part in an Easter Scavenger Hunt and learn animal facts. Navigate through a HOPstacle course. Bring your camera, meet and take pictures with the Easter Bunny on Sat, March 30th only from 11am-2pm. 707 North Route 9 Cape May Court House, NJ. 

Ridgewood Easter in the Park

Sat, March 30, 2024, 11am-2pm. Open to all and fun for the whole family. Easter celebration at Memorial Park at Van Neste Square in Ridgewood NJ. Meet the Easter Bunny, take photos, wear your best bonnet, arts & crafts, live music and more! 

Easter Egg Hunt at Diggerland

Sat & Sun, March 30 & 31, 2024, 1pm. Come to Diggerland's Easter Egg Hunt. Eggs are hidden in Easter Egg patches at Diggerland. Tons of eggs with prizes. Different age group hunts. Admission ticket required, located in West Berlin NJ. 

Easter Bunny Trains

Delaware River Railroad - Easter Bunny Train Ride And Easter Egg Hunt

Ride the Easter Bunny Train and visit with Mr. Bunny on March 23, 24, 30, 31, 2024, at select times. Ride along the scenic Delaware River, leaving Phillipsburg and arriving at Lime Kilns. In front of the Lime Kilns will be an area filled with Easter Eggs. Music and jugglers on train. Book your tickets in advance. 100 Elizabeth St, Phillipsburg NJ. 

Whippany Railway Museum - Easter Bunny Express 2024

All aboard with the Easter Bunny! Take a fun 45-minute Easter Bunny Express round trip train ride along the Morris & Erie Whippanong Trail. The train departs on the hour at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm on March 23, 24, 30, 2024. Purchase tickets online in advance recommended. 1 Railroad Plaza in Whippany NJ.

Strasburg Rail Road Easter Train Rides

Fri-Sun, March 29-31, 2024. The Easter Bunny will hop from train to train to meet all the kids. The conductor of the train is none other than Peter Cottontail. Select between three types of Easter trains - coach, premium and dining car. All these steam train rides are 45 minutes long. It's a fun activity for the whole family so book your tickets in advance. Strasburg Rail Road is located at 301 Gap Road, Ronks, PA. 

For more Easter fun, visit NJ Kids calendar.