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2017 Easter Events in New Jersey

eastereventsEaster is April 16 this year. There are many events throughout the state to celebrate the holiday. If you know of other events, post them in the comments section at the bottom of this page.

ATLANTIC COUNTY

Richland/Buena Vista Township
23rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Coloring Contest
Date: Saturday, April 8
Time: Noon
Location: Michael Debbi Park
Website: http://www.buenavistanj.com/special-events/easter-egg-hunt/

Egg Harbor Township
Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 15-16
Time: Noon-4 p.m.
Location: Storybook Land
Address: 6415 Black Horse Pike
Website: https://storybookland.com/events.html

 

BERGEN COUNTY

Rutherford
Annual Egg Hunt
Date: April 9 (Rain Date: April 15)
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location: Tryon Field
Website: http://www.rutherford-nj.com/departments/recreation/2017/03/15/egg-hunt/

Rutherford
Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 13
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Tamblyn Field
Website: http://www.rutherford-nj.com/departments/recreation/2017/03/15/egg-hunt/

Ho-Ho-Kus
Easter Party and Egg Hunt
Date: April 2
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: The Hermitage
Website: http://ccofhhk.com/easter/

Allendale
Holiday Observers Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8 (Rain Date: April 9 at 2 p.m.)
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Crestwood Lake
Website: http://www.holidayobservers.org/easter-egg-hunt.html

River Vale
Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8 (Rain Location: Woodside School Gymnasium)
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: River Vale Country Club
Address: 660 Rivervale Road
Website: http://www.rivervalenj.org/DocumentCenter/View/547

Woodcliff Lake
Bring Your Own Basket
Date: April 15
Time: 11 a.m.-noon
Location: Westervelt/Lydecker Grounds, across from Old Mill Pool and baseball fields
Website: http://www.wclnj.com/vertical/sites/%7B4EC636D6-862F-4BF0-9C8C-DF8FBF2D3CB7%7D/uploads/easter_invite_2017.JPG

Oradell
Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8 (Rain Date: April 9)
Time: 1 and 1:30 p.m.
Location: Doug Parcells Athletic Complex
Website: http://www.oradell.org/ornj/Calendar/?month=04&year=2017&day=08

Ridgefield Park
Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 15
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Veterans Park
Website: http://www.ridgefieldpark.org/board-recreation/pages/activities

Tenafly
Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 15
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt Common
Website: http://www.tenaflynj.org/qcontent/NewsFeed.aspx?FeedID=1303

 

BURLINGTON COUNTY

Medford
Easter Egg Hunt Hayride
Date: March 31-April 15
Time: Weekends and Good Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every 15 minutes; weekdays at 11 a.m, noon and 4 p.m.
Location: Johnson’s Corner Farm
Address: 133 Church Road
Website: https://johnsonsfarm.com/family-activities/spring-activites/

 

CAMDEN COUNTY

West Berlin
Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 16
Time: Noon
Location: Diggerland Theme Park
Address: 100 Pine Edge Drive
Website: https://www.diggerlandusa.com/2017/posts/easter-egg-hunt/

 

CAPE MAY COUNTY

Ocean City
The Great Egg Hunt
Date: April 8 (Rain Date: April 9)
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: 11th Street to 14th Street Beach
Website: http://www.oceancityvacation.com/details/2249-the-great-egg-hunt.html

 

ESSEX COUNTY

Millburn/Short Hills
Annual Egg Hunt
Date: April 8
Time: 10-11 a.m.
Location: Taylor Park
Address: 100 Main St.
Website: http://twp.millburn.nj.us/Calendar.aspx?EID=1528&month=4&year=2017&day=8&calType=0

Roseland
18th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza
Date: April 8
Time: 10:15 a.m. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny; 11:30 a.m. Egg Hunt
Location: Harrison Complex All-Purpose Room
Address: 19 Harrison Ave.
Website: http://www.roselandnj.org/departments/rec.php

Newark
Easter Sunday Celebration
Date: April 16
Time: 3-6 p.m.
Location: Lombardi Center of Hope
Address: 201 Bloomfield Ave.
Website: https://www.newarknj.gov/events/easter-sunday-celebration

 

GLOUCESTER COUNTY

Mullica Hill
2017 Lil Peeps Hayride and Egg Hunt
Date: April 1, 8, 14 and 15
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Creamy Acres Farm
Address: 448 Lincoln Mill Road
Website: http://www.creamyacres.com/easteregghunt.html

Deptford Township
Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8 (Rain Date: April 15)
Time: 9:30-11 a.m.
Location: Fasola Park
Website: http://www.deptford-nj.org/event-listing/?FeedID=850&ShowDetailsDate=false

Clayton
Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8 (Rain Date: April 9)
Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: Autumn Pasquale Park
Website: http://claytonnj.com/public/

Westville
Indoor Easter Egg Hunt at DSC
Date: April 15
Time: 9:15-11 a.m.
Location: Deptford Skating Center
Address: 510 Deptford Ave.
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1716501401973397/

 

HUDSON COUNTY

Jersey City
The Great Egg Hunt in Hamilton Park
Date: April 8
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Hamilton Park
Website: http://jcfamilies.com/event/easter-egg-hunt-in-jersey-city/

Hoboken
Grace Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8
Time: Hunt Number 1, 10-11:30 a.m.; Hunt Number 2, 1-2:30 p.m.
Location: Mama Johnson Field
Address: 4th and Jackson
Website: http://hobokengrace.com/egghunt/

 

HUNTERDON COUNTY

Clinton Township
Wooden Easter Container Craft
Date: April 5
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Location: Hunterdon County Arboretum
Address: 1020 Route 31
Website: http://www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/depts/parks/programs.html#easter

Flemington
Easter Bunny Train Rides
Date: April 2-15
Time: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Location: Flemington Station
Website: http://www.blackriverrailroad.com/easter-bunny-express

 

MERCER COUNTY

Robbinsville
Egg Hunts on the Farm at Oasis Family Farm
Date: April 8, 9, 14 and 15
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Oasis Family Farm
Address: 3 Circle Drive
Website: http://www.oasisfamilyfarm.com/events.html

Pennington
Giant Egg & Candy Hunt
Date: April 8
Time: TBA
Location: 87 Route 31 South
Website: http://penningtonag.com/connect/events

Hopewell
Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Hopewell Borough Park
Website: http://www.hopewellboro-nj.us/community/community-events/

Princeton
Terhune Orchards
Date: April 15
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Terhune Orchards
Address: 330 Cold Soil Road
Website: http://terhuneorchards.com/event/bunny-chase/

 

MIDDLESEX COUNTY

Piscataway
Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 9
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Piscataway Little League Fields
Address: 491 Sydney Road
Website: https://www.facebook.com/piscataway.township/photos/a.223986727760209.1073741827.223986657760216/770468683112008/?type=3&theater

North Brunswick
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny & Egg Hunt
Date: April 1
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Linwood School
Website: http://www.northbrunswicknj.gov/calendars/upcoming-events

South Amboy
YMCA Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: South Amboy YMCA
Address: 200 John T. O’Leary Boulevard
Website: https://www.facebook.com/southamboyy/photos/a.143323265800033.30968.127680970697596/1030473980418286/?type=3&theater

South River
Recreation Egg Hunt
Date: April 1
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: St. Mary’s Egyptian Coptic Church, Morningside Avenue
Website: http://www.southrivernj.org/recreation_docs/Spring-Registration-2017.pdf

New Brunswick
Egg Hunt with Special Guest “The Easter Bunny”
Date: April 1 (Rate Date: April 8)
Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: Buccleuch Park Pavillion
Address: 321 Easton Ave.
Website: http://thecityofnewbrunswick.org/blog/2017/03/23/buccleuch-park-easter-egg-hunt-scheduled-for-april-1/

Dunellen
Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 9
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Columbia Park
Website: http://www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?url=dunellenrecreation

Spotswood
Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: Spotswood High School Gym
Website: http://www.spotswoodboro.com/easteregghunt.html

East Brunswick
Sensitive Bunny
Date: April 2
Time: 9-11 a.m.
Location: Brunswick Square Mall
Address: 755 Route 18
Website: http://shopbrunswicksquare.com/events-news/event/sensitive-bunny

 

MORRIS COUNTY

Chester
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Date: April 8-15
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Alstede Farms
Address: 1 Alstede Farm Lane
Website: https://alstedefarms.com/family-fun-nj/breakfast-with-the-easter-bunny/

Jefferson Township
23rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 1
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Township Middle School Gymnasium
Address: 1000 Weldon Road
Website: http://www.jeffersontownship.net/Cit-e-Access/EventsCalendar/index.cfm?EID=84078&TID=4&TPID=117

Morristown
Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 1
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Lidgerwood Park
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/209655766174082/

Mountain Lakes
Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 9
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Midvale Field
Website: http://mtnlakes.org/spring-is-around-the-corner-save-the-dates/

Florham Park
Easter Bunny Breakfast
Date: April 1, 2 and 16 (April 16 also includes an egg hunt and parade)
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Imagine That Museum
Address: 4 Vreeland Road
Website: http://imaginethatmuseum.com/easter-bunny-breakfast/

Whippany
Easter Bunny Express
Date: April 8, 9 and 15
Time: 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m.
Location: Whippany Railway Museum, Route 10 West
Website: http://www.whippanyrailwaymuseum.net/eventstickets/easter-bunny-express

 

OCEAN COUNTY                                                                                                                       

Point Pleasant
Jenkinson’s Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 9
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Jenkinson’s Boardwalk
Address: 300 Ocean Ave.
Website: http://jenkinsons.com/events/easter-egg-hunt/

Seaside Heights
Lucky Leo’s Easter Party
Date: April 6
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Seaside Heights
Website: http://www.seasideheightsnjonline.com/Events.htm

Seaside Heights
Palm Sunday Egg Hunt on the Beach
Date: April 9
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Seaside Heights
Website: http://www.seasideheightsnjonline.com/Events.htm

Seaside Heights
Annual Easter Promenade
Date: April 16
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Seaside Heights
Website: http://www.seasideheightsnjonline.com/Events.htm

Jackson
Six Flags Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 15
Time: Before the park opens for the first 250 guests
Location: Six Flags Great Adventure
Address: 1 Six Flags Boulevard
Website: https://content.sixflags.com/news/entersweepstakes.aspx?c=peeps17

 

PASSAIC COUNTY

Pompton Lakes
Annual Egg Hunt
Date: April 12
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Hershfield Park Tennis Courts
Website: http://www.pomptonlakesgov.com/Cit-e-Access/news/index.cfm?NID=43115&TID=36&jump2=0

Hawthorne
Annual Egg Hunt
Date: April 11
Time: 10-11 a.m.
Location: Louis Bay 2nd Library
Address: 345 Lafayette Ave.
Website: http://www.hawthornechamber.org/events/events/easter-egg-hunt-3/?year=2017&month=4&day=1&hour=0&minute=0&second=0&period=month

Prospect Park
Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8
Time: Noon and 1:30 p.m.
Location: Hofstra Park
Address: 106 Brown Ave.
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/274212813019476/

Woodland Park
Breakfast and Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny
Date: April 8
Time: 9 a.m. Breakfast; 10 a.m. Egg Hunt
Location: Memorial Middle School Cafeteria
Website: http://www.wpnj.us/docs/Recreation/flyers/Bunny-Breakfast_17.pdf

North Haledon
Annual Egg Hunt
Date: April 8
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: High Mountain School Children’s Playground
Website: https://www.facebook.com/NorthHaledonNJ/photos/a.742660462410769.1073741828.678619852148164/1468582319818576/?type=3&theater

Little Falls
Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 15
Time: 10 a.m.-noon
Location: Little Falls Recreation Center
Address: 160 Paterson Ave.
Website: http://www.lfnj.com/news.asp#570

 

SOMERSET COUNTY

North Plainfield
Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8 (Rain Date: April 9)
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Vermeule Center Park
Website: https://bsbproduction.s3.amazonaws.com/portals/5229/docs/flyers/events/2016-2017%20events/easteregg_2017.pdf

Watchung
Recreation’s Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8 (Rain date April 9)
Time: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location: Phillip’s Field
Website: http://www.watchungnj.gov/Recreation/2017/Easter-Egg-Hunt.pdf

 

SUSSEX COUNTY

Andover Township
Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 1 (Rain Date: April 2)
Time: 11 a.m.
Where: Hillside Park
Website: https://www.facebook.com/AndoverTownship/photos/a.197710027039079.62628.190251621118253/1084713678338705/?type=3&theater

Wantage Township
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Date: April 2 (Rain Date: April 8)
Time:
11 a.m.
Location:
Woodbourne Park
Website: 
http://wantagetwp.com/

Wantage Township
Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 2
Time: 8-11 a.m.
Location: Sussex Firehouse
Website: http://wantagetwp.com/

Stanhope
Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8
Time: Noon
Location: Musconetcong Park
Website: https://stanhopenj.gov/event/easter-egg-hunt

Green Township
Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 9
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: EverGreen Park
Website: http://www.greentwp.com/Cit-e-Access/webpage.cfm?TID=147&TPID=14285

Hopatcong
Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 9
Time: Noon
Location: Modick Park
Website: http://hopatcong.org/vertical/sites/%7BE641513E-DD40-4540-BC56-B52978BA2363%7D/uploads/easter_egg_hop_rec.pdf

Vernon
Easter Egg Hunt and Bonnet Contest
Date: April 15
Time: Egg hunts cheduled hourly, noon-3 p.m.; Easter bonnet contest at 12:30 p.m.
Location: Heaven Hill Farm
Address: 451 State Route 94
Website: http://www.heavenhillfarm.com/special-events/easter-egg-hunt-bonnet-contest/

 

UNION COUNTY

Cranford
The 7th Annual Colin J. Maher Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 1
Time: 11 a.m., check-in at 10:30 a.m.
Location: Hanson Park
Address: 38 Springfield Ave.
Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/6th-annual-colin-maher-easter-egg-hunt-tickets-21179862539?aff=erelexpmlt

Summit
PAL Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 1 (Rain Date: April 8)
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Summit’s Village Green
Address: 356 Broad St.
Website: http://summitcommunityprograms.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=62

Fanwood
Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8 (Rain Date: April 15)
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Forest Road Park, Forest Road and Woodland Avenue
Website: http://www.fanwoodnj.org/annual-fanwood-easter-egg-hunt-is-april-8/

Scotch Plains
Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8 (Rain Date: April 9, 1 p.m.)
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Alan Augustine Village Green
Address: 430 Park Ave.
Website: http://www.scotchplainsnj.gov/

New Providence
48th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Oakwood Park
Website: http://www.nplions.org/files/eegghuntflyer.jpg

Kenilworth
Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: DiMario Park
Website: https://kenilworthrec.com/#!/The Calendar/-KfqT1p8c1rbWiq9tSs5/

Clark
Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8
Time: Noon-2 p.m.
Location: Clark Recreation
Website: https://www.facebook.com/ClarkTwp/posts/1659940174309380

Springfield
SPRINGFEST 2017
Date: April 8
Time: 1-3 p.m. Egg Hunt begins 1:30 p.m.
Location: Chisholm Park
Address: 100 South Springfield Ave.
Website: http://www.springfieldpatriot.com/news/2017/03/24/annual-spring-fest-and-egg-hunt-will-take-place-saturday-april-8th

Union
Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 15 (Reservations required by April 8)
Time: 4-5:30 p.m.
Location: Liberty Hall Museum
Address: 1003 Morris Ave.
Website: http://www.kean.edu/libertyhall/events/annual-easter-egg-hunt-apr15

Scotch Plains
Egg Hunt
Date: April 16
Time: Noon
Location: Bowcraft Amusement Park
Address: 2545 U.S. 22 West
Website: http://www.bowcraft.com/special-events.php

 

WARREN COUNTY

Greenwich Township
Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8 (Rain Date: April 9)
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Greenwich Elementary School
Website: http://www.greenwichtownship.org/gtrc-events/

Phillipsburg
Easter Bunny Train Ride and Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 8, 9 and 15
Time: 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Location: Delaware River Railroad
Website: http://www.877trainride.com/