Easter egg hunts are a good excuse for the family to spend quality time together and provides hours of entertainment for your little ones. Most of these festivals are BYOB, Bring Your Own Basket.
If you want to make your own egg hunt, take your family to a secluded location in Central Park or other local park and hide your own eggs for your family to find.
New York City’s 10 Best Easter Egg Hunts (10 to 6)
10. Easter Egg Hunt and Meet the Easter Bunny at the Stuy Town Oval. Stuy Town Oval, Stuyvesant Town. The Easter Egg hunt, separated into two age groups, is at 12 pm on April 4th. Stay until 1 pm and meet the Easter bunny. This is a free egg hunt on Easter Sunday.
9. Easter Sunday at Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden. 29-19 24th Avenue, Astoria, Queens. New York City’s oldest beer garden with traditional Czech beer and food. Many beers on draft. I like their beef goulash and tend to drink a few Pilsner Urquells to wash it down. No cover charge at this Easter event with a live band at 1:00 pm, children’s egg hunt at 2:00 pm, egg painting, and special Easter menu.
8. Spring Eggstravaganza Easter Egg Hunt at the Queens Zoo. 53-51 111th Street, Flushing, Queens. Meet the Easter Bunny, become friends with a giant rabbit named named Herman, egg jeopardy and various other activities for the family with younger children on April 3rd and 4th, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.
7. Harlem Community Easter Egg Hunt. 2031 5th Avenue at the Metro Hope Church, Harlem. Children ages 2-10 can participate in this free event which includes a NYC Easter egg hunt with 1000 eggs, live animals, music, and prizes. This Easter celebration is free and begins on April 4th at 10 am.
6. Easter Festival at St. Nicholas Park. 135th Street Plaza in St. Nicholas Park, Harlem. This annual festival includes egg decorating, an Easter egg hunt, arts and crafts and a chance to meet the Easter bunny. It’s free! Saturday, April 3rd from 11 am to 2 pm.