Spring has arrived, and activities for people of all ages are in full bloom. With Easter just around the corner, NYC Parks shares a list of 12 fun-filled events across the five boroughs to help New Yorkers bunny hop into action. From eggstraordinary egg hunts to cocktails and crafts, there’s something for everyone.


Saturday, March 24, 2018

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1. Easter Egg Hunt

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum – The Bronx

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Bring out the children (ages 2-12) for an egg hunt, arts, and crafts, and to take photos with the Easter bunny.

2. Morningside Park Easter Celebration

Morningside Park – Manhattan

10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Children and parents are invited to enjoy music, face painting, an Easter egg hunt, and games.

3. Easter Celebration at Highbridge

Highbridge Recreation Center – Manhattan

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Hop into the Highbridge Recreation Center and participate in an egg hunt, arts and crafts activities, and traditional games. You’ll also spend time with their friendly Easter bunny.


Tuesday, March 27, 2018

4. An Eggstraodinary Easter with St. Mary’s

St. Mary’s Recreation Center – The Bronx

4:00 p.m.  6:00 p.m.

Join St. Mary’s Recreation Center staff for an eggstra fun afternoon while they hunt for Easter eggs. It’s free, family fun for everyone.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

5. Evening Cocktail and Craft: Natural Easter Egg Dyeing

Queens Botanical Gardens – Queens

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Learn about different types of natural food-based dyes and create botanical patterns to dye your own set of Easter eggs. Enjoy a fresh spring cocktail while you craft! Adults 21+ only.

Saturday, March 31, 2018

6. Historic Richmond Town’s Easter Egg Hunt

Historic Richmond Town – Staten Island

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
Bring an egg carton to decorate in high Victorian style, transforming it into a festive egg-holder which can hold up to 6 candy-filled eggs

7. WBO Spring Egg Hunt

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center-The Bronx

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
WBO’s annual Spring Egg Hunt is back! Take part in a variety of activities including carnival games, arts & crafts, potato sack races, Urban Park Ranger programming, and a visit from an Easter bunny.

8. Barnyard Egg Hunt

Queens County Farm Museum –Queens

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
Try your luck at egg tossing and egg rolling games; visit the farm animals and take a hayride. Additionally, food vendors will be on the farm all day.

9. Easter Egg Hunt

St. James Recreation Center –The Bronx

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
A day of fun for all awaits, as you’re invited to participate in obstacle courses, arts and crafts, and of course, the annual Easter Egg Hunt.

10. Wyckoff Farmhouse Easter Egg Hunt

Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum – Brooklyn

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Families are welcome to participate in an Easter Egg Hunt at the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum.

Sunday, April 1, 2018


11. Family Art Project: Pastel Eggs in Watercolors

Wave Hill House – The Bronx

10:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m.

Make your own poetic painting with wax-resists in colors of pastel, speckled eggs.

Monday, April 2, 2018


12. Easter Egg Hunt 2018

Lewis H. Latimer House – Queens

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Join in on this traditional Easter Egg Hunt in the garden of the historic Lewis H. Latimer House. Children under 11 are invited to attend. RSVP is required.

NYC Parks boasts some of the most affordable events in New York City, with fun, informative, and healthy options in and around recreation centers and parks. For more information on upcoming NYC Parks events please visit our website.



Photo Credit: NYC Parks/M. Pinckney