17 Ways to Hang & Hunt (Eggs) With the Easter Bunny in NJ

Spring has sprung! That means that it’s time to brunch, egg hunt, ride horses, take a train and even skydive (indoors) with the Easter Bunny.

Here’s the NJNext.com roundup of the best events in NJ for hopping down the bunny trail:

1. Skyline Easter Egg Hunt in Bloomfield, April 13

Skyline Church Easter Egg Hunt is free for all and has games, face painting and bounce houses. The hunt starts at 11:30am and has over 10,000 eggs to be found. Skyline provides a separate hunt area for special needs children who attend. It is held in a separate area so they can hunt without as much noise or pressure of so many other children. You must get a free ticket for every person in your party to attend the event. TICKETS:WWW.SKYLINEEGGHUNT2019.EVENTBRITE.COM

2. Great Egg Hunt in Hamilton Park, Jersey City, April 14

Be sure to RSVP for the annual Great Egg Hunt in Hamilton Park on April 14. If your child wants to participate in the egg hunt, be sure to check the schedule of events as there will be different time slots for different age groups.

3. Brunch with the Easter Bunny at Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center, April 6

Everyone’s favorite cottontail visits Oakeside in time for Easter. Children ages 3 to 9 will participate in a craft project, have a picture taken with the Bunny and receive a balloon and a special treat. Reservations are required for this event. Please call the Oakeside office at 973-429-0960 for information or reservations.

Spring Forest Egg Hunt at Essex Environmental Center, April 13

For families with children ages 1 to 6. Celebrate the beginning of spring with a story of the Little White Rabbit, a visit from a live Rabbit, and an egg hunt within the forest grounds of the Environmental Center. Kids bring your favorite basket to collect eggs and earn surprises!

5. Easter and Springtime Family Festival in Chester, April 6

From 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, enjoy lots of family fun activities including: scenic hay wagon rides around Alstede farm, a chance to visit with adorable baby farm animals. Easter Egg Hunt (available continuously) (includes 5 eggs per child plus 1 golden egg)
6. Monmouth Park Hosts Easter Bunny Brunch & Free Egg Hunt, April 14

Monmouth Park hosts an Easter Bunny Brunch and free egg hunt on Sunday, April 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the William Hill Race & Sports Bar. $40 adults, $20 kids 12 and under Enjoy a delicious brunch buffet PLUS take your picture with the Easter Bunny.

7. Jenkinson’s Boardwalk Easter Egg Hunt, April 14

It’s that time of year again for Jenkinson’s Boardwalk Annual Easter Egg Hunt! Sunday, April 14 at 1pm sharp (Rain or Shine) Join the FREE family fun for the unofficial kickoff to the summer season!

8. 27th Annual Easter Bunny Express in Whippany, April 7 – 20
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 historic Whippanong Trail. Sunday, April 7, Saturday, April 13, Sunday, April 14, Saturday, April 20 at 1:00PM, 2:00PM, 3:00PM, 4:00PM.

9. Visit the Easter Bunny in Storybook Land, Egg Harbor, April 20, 21

The Easter Bunny Visits Storybook Land and the Easter Egg Hunt runs April 20 and April 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Spend the day visiting with the Easter Bunny while traveling through the various fairy tales and nursery rhymes. Tickets start at $21.50. For more information, call (609) 641-7847.

10. Storytime with the Easter Bunny at Turtle Back Zoo, April 13.
Ticket includes: reading of two stories by Zoo Staff meet & greet and takeaway photo with the Easter Bunny animal presentation includes general zoo admission ticket for non-members. Event lasts approximately 30-45 minutes.

11. Annual Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt in Cape May April 20

The Kiwanis Club of Cape May presents their annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 20 at 10 a.m. at Cape May City Elementary School. Children in the age groups toddlers through 10 years old are awarded prizes for finding the Golden Egg. Come out to meet the Easter Bunny!

12. Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Liberty Hall Museum, April 20

The grounds of the museum are a beautifully landscaped adventure, so there are lots of neat hiding places for eggs. Kids can run through the hedges to find hidden eggs filled with holiday treats from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Admission: $10.00 per child & one adult; all additional adults are $5.00

Adults can enjoy smoke salmon, caviar, an omelet station, a carving station, a pasta station and more as kids get their choice from a children’s menu AND enjoy a visit with the Easter Bunny. 5 seatings on April 21 from 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Grand Summit Hotel in Summit, NJ. $49.95/adult; children 5 TO 12 — $25.95; children 0-3 no charge. More information here.
14. iPlay America hosts Breakfast With the Sonny the Bunny in Freehold., April 13. Sonny is hopping back to iPlay America for another day of fun-filled adventures for the whole family on Saturday, April 13. The day even includes a VIB (Very Important Bunny) breakfast buffet, offering delicious springtime dishes and for a chance to meet the day’s guest of honor. TICKET PRICESAdults $24.95, Children $14.95.
15. Cottontail Limited Easter Egg Hunt and Train Ride in Ringoes, April 6-14
Hop aboard the train at Ringoes Station for a short ride to Bowne! Children will participate in an Easter egg hunt at Bowne Station (limit 4 eggs per child), meet the Bunny and have a chance to take a photo! On the train, the Bunny’s helpers will pass out plenty of goodies and read a story! Allow about 60 minutes for your visit.
Hudson County’s largest Easter Egg Hunt features 33,000 Easter eggs, pictures with the Easter Bunny, face painting, crafts, and carnival games. The event is completely free for everyone, but you must register to attend. More information 

17. Easter Brunch at Congress Hall Cape May, April 21
Enjoy a delicious Easter Brunch in the Grand Ballroom and bounce on over to the lawn for a day full of fun family activities. Join the Easter Bunny along with his sidekick, Blue the Pig at our Easter Egg Hunt from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Check out our events calendar for additional Easter-related activities. Did we miss your event? Email us at editor@newjerseynext.com.