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March 1-30

Easter Bunny Visit
Palisades Center, West Nyack, NY
All month, the Easter Bunny will be dressed to the nines and spreading joy. You can visit with your kids, with your pets, or with those who need a sensory-friendly environment, depending on the date. There is also a monthlong Selfie Egg Hunt where you can take pictures of your kids finding eggs hidden throughout the mall, and if you tag Palisades Center on social media, your photo may appear on digital screens throughout the mall.

March 2-31, Select Dates

Easter Events at Pier Village
Pier Village, Long Branch
Take pictures of your kids or your pets with the Easter Bunny, and sign up your kids or your dog for an egg hunt. There will be Brunch With the Easter Bunny the week before the holiday, as well as brunch and dinner offered on Easter weekend. A Spring Celebration is planned for March 30.

March 9

Visit the Bunny in Grand Court
Cherry Hill Mall, Cherry Hill
Storytime features Belle from “Beauty and the Beast” reading her favorite stories; live music and sing-alongs; dancing, stilt walkers and jugglers; the IKEA book nook, and a book drive.

Visit the Bunny in HomeSense Court 
Moorestown Mall, Moorestown
The Bunny will be here all month, but on March 9 you can meet other book characters like Winnie the Pooh, Christopher Robin, Curious George, and Man in the Yellow Hat. Get a temporary Dr. Seuss tattoo; build a little sailboat to take home, inspired by Max from “Where The Wild Things Are”; spend some quiet time in the Little Book Nook; and dance to the DJ.

March 9-30, Select Dates

Rolling Railway Easter EGGspress
DiDonato’s Family Fun Center, Hammonton
Hop aboard the train that takes you through the Spring Village. Meet the Easter Bunny, go on an egg hunt, and find your way through the Spring Hedge maze. Kids will get a free snack, plus an Easter prize. There will also be a giant slide and an inflatable 40-foot obstacle course. You can add on a game of bowling or eat at the Alley Bar & Grille or the Pin Deck. Toy Market will be on-site at their pop-up snack and toy cottage.

March 15 – 30

Egg Hunt Hayrides
 Johnson’s Corner Farm, Medford
Hop a hayride to the egg hunt grounds, decorate cookies, snap photos with Peter Rabbit and visit the farm market.

March 16

Going Bananas “Despicable Me” and Easter Bunny Event
MarketFair, Princeton
This free “Despicable Me”-themed event is inspired by the upcoming summer movie release. Take a photo with a Minion character, try out the roller coaster simulator, listen to live music, play trivia, get your face painted, ask for a balloon animal and make some crafts. The first 400 kids will get a giveaway. You can also make a reservation for photos with the Easter Bunny; the photo session is not free.

March 16-17, 23-24 and 29-30

Easter Bunny Express
Black River and Western Railroad, Flemington
Take a round-trip train ride from Flemington to Ringoes and back. Meet Peter Cottontail aboard the train for a brief photo op. There will be an egg hunt when you stop off in Ringoes.

Easter Bunny Express
Woodstown Central Railroad, Woodstown
The vintage train goes through the forests and farmland of historic Salem County before reaching the Easter Bunny’s home at Fenwick Grove. There, kids will hop off for an egg hunt.

March 16-17, 23-24, 30

Easter Eggstravaganza
G&G Stables, Howell
Cost: $10 for adults, $15 for kids
Admission includes an Easter egg hunt, petting zoo, hayride, barrel ride and games. Pony rides, animal feed, face painting, photos with the Easter Bunny and snacks will be available for purchase.

March 17

Bunny Cares Sensory-Friendly Event
Palisades Center, West Nyack, NY
Lines will be shorter and music and lights will be low so that anyone with autism or other sensitivities can enjoy a visit with the Easter Bunny.

March 23

Pet Photos With the Easter Bunny
Rebecca Finn House, Toms River
This will be a fundraiser for Runaway Farm, an animal sanctuary in Bayville.

Breakfast With the Easter Bunny
The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille, North Brunswick
There will be breakfast, crafts, games, and prizes for finding The Golden Egg. You’ll get to take pix with the Easter Bunny, too.

Breakfast With the Easter Bunny
Stew Leonard’s, Paramus
Stew Leonard’s chefs will cook up a breakfast buffet. Kids will get Easter coloring sheets and can take a photo with the Easter Bunny.

Sensory-Friendly Easter Egg Hunt
Bierman Autism Centers, Princeton
After this specially designed egg hunt, kids can make Easter-themed crafts.

EGGstravaganza
Middletown Arts Center, Middletown
The family fun day includes spring crafts, activities, plant your own flower, Doodle Dude and Miss Fish, petting zoo, photos with the Easter Bunny, balloon artist and more. Note: there is no egg hunt here.

Colossal Carrot Adventure
iPlay America, Freehold
Sonny the Bunny will lead you along a trail throughout the indoor theme park so you can collect eggs filled with surprises at each stop. Take a seat next to the Bunny and snap your own photos or go to the Selfie Snapshots photo booth where there will be a selection of props and themed backgrounds.

Easter Celebration at Allaire Village
Historic Allaire Village, Farmingdale
Bring your own Easter basket to collect eggs at special stops throughout the village. There will be a full day of festival activities with live chicks, bunnies and animals, a Spring flower stilt walker, bonnet decorating, egg games on the green, storytelling, a village scavenger hunt, historical Easter egg dying demos, and more.

Down the Bunny Trail
Camp Sacajewa, Farmingdale
Whether or not you’re a Girl Scout you can come to this event organized by The Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore. Roast PEEPS s’mores, create an egg-cellent craft, enjoy a fun scavenger hunt around Bunny Village, and hop over to the bunny hutch for a family photo with the Bunny herself. A special after-hour egg hunt will be available exclusively for high schoolers.

Easter Market
American Hungarian Foundation, New Brunswick
This artisan market will include food and dessert vendors, Magyar apparel, beer from Seven Tribesmen Brewery, a Scout store and info from Magyar Reformed Church.

March 23-24

Bergen County Zoo Eggstravaganza
Bergen County Zoo, Paramus
Go around the zoo collecting eggs, treats and prizes; meet the Easter Bunny; and see all your favorite animals.

March 23, 24, 30

Easter Bunny Express
Whippany Railway Museum, Whippany
The Easter Bunny and his helpers will be on board the train, greeting everyone during the 45-minute round-trip ride along the historic Whippanong Trail throughout Morris County. All the kids will get a special gift.

Egg & Veggie Hunt
Coombs Barnyard, Elmer
Come to the barnyard for a hayride, visit with the barnyard animals, the Egg & Veggie Hunt and a visit with the Easter Bunny. Collected eggs will be empty but will be turned into the Easter Bunny for a tasty surprise. Also available will be barrel train rides and egg decorating stations.

March 23, 27, 28

Story Time with the Easter Bunny
Abma’s Farm, Wyckoff
After you read a fun Easter-themed story you can take a picture with the Easter Bunny. The event includes singing, props and puppets.

March 23 – April 7

Springtime & Easter Festival
Alstede Farms, Chester
Explore the farm on a hay wagon ride, and visit with the adorable baby farm animals. Go on an Easter egg hunt and take pictures with the Easter Bunny. Wander through the Bunny Trail Maze or the evergreen maze, then climb on the giant hay pyramid. Note: The farm is closed on March 31 for Easter.

SESAME PLACE PHILADELPHIA

Elmo’s Eggstravaganza Celebration
Sesame Place Philadelphia, Langhorne, PA
Celebrate Easter with The Bunny, Elmo and friends. Take pictures with your kid’s favorite characters, go on an Easter egg scavenger hunt, join a Bunny Hop Dance Party, grab a seat on the sidewalk for the Sesame Street Party Parade, listen to storytime, and decorate donuts with Cookie Monster.

March 23-24, March 29-30

Easter Bunny Breakfast / Bunny Trail Brunch
Alstede Farms, Chester
You have two options to eat with The Easter Bunny: come in the morning for a hearty farm breakfast, or choose the afternoon session and sit down for brunch. Either way, you can enjoy everything the Spring & Easter Festival has to offer, like a hay wagon ride, Bunny Trail Maze and giant hay pyramid. If you come in the afternoon, kids can play in the bounce house, take a wagon train ride or hop on a pony for a ride.

March 24

Baby & Me: Cute Bunny Photo Keepsake Workshop
The Eclectic Chic Boutique, Montclair
Bring your kid aged 1-3, along with a photo of them, and you’ll use cotton balls to make an adorable bunny with their face.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Sussex Firehouse, Wantage Twp.
The buffet includes scrambled eggs, French toast, pancakes, sausage, home fries, orange juice, coffee, or tea. All proceeds benefit the Sussex Fire Department.

Breakfast With the Easter Bunny
Mount Carmel, Berkeley Heights
Work off breakfast during the egg hunt, and then stop and relax for a photo with the Easter Bunny.

Eggstravaganza!
Pluckemin Presbyterian Church, Pluckemin
This carnival-like event has activities for all kids, from toddlers to teens. There will be an Easter egg hunt for kids up to 5 years old, a bunny hunt where older kids search for stuffed bunnies with clues to a puzzle, flower planting, a prayer labyrinth, and craft stations. Meet “Big Al” the tortoise and visit with children’s author Laura Sassi as she reads her book “Bunny Finds Easter!” The fun takes place after the Palm Sunday service.

March 24 and 31

Photos With the Easter Bunny
Casino Pier Arcade, Seaside Heights
Say “hi” to the Easter Bunny and get photos for the Easter holiday, then play some fun games in the arcade!

March 27

Easter Egg Hunt Egg-Stravaganza
Stew Leonard’s, Paramus
Kids 8 and younger will be given a bag to collect Easter eggs filled with candy and other prizes from costumed characters hiding throughout the store. Five lucky children will open an egg to reveal a special ticket for a WOW Easter Basket.

March 28

Easter Bouquet Class
Bellview Winery, Landisville
Members from Sikking Flowers will walk through how to build a gorgeous flower bouquet for your Easter weekend brunches and dinners. The centerpiece of the bouquet will be made of tulips and other spring flowers. Your ticket includes the materials needed to make a bouquet, a glass of wine, a small charcuterie plate, and a souvenir wine glass to take home.

March 29-30, April 6-7 and 13-14

Eggstravaganza
Heaven Hill Farm, Vernon
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
This fun-filled day include a visit by the Easter Bunny, egg scavenger hunt, carnival rides, farm animals, hayrides, photo ops, wine tasting, games and paintball.

March 29 – April 7

EGGstravanganZOO
Cape May County Park and Zoo, Cape May
Meet the Easter Bunny, who packed lots of new animal-themed eggs for this year’s hunt. Also take advantage of the educational displays, crafts, animal meet-and-greets and the scavenger hunt. Pictures with the Easter Bunny take place March 30.

March 30

Easter Bunny Fire Truck & Great Egg Hunt
Throughout Trenton, ending in Cadwalader Park
The Easter Bunny will ride through Trenton on a fire truck, passing through each of the city’s wards before ending in Cadwalader Park for the 103rd annual Great Egg Hunt, where 3,000 eggs will be hidden throughout the park. Face painting, a petting zoo, games and music will be part of the festivities. All children at the park will receive a treat from the Bunny Patrol.

March 30-31

Bunny Trail Spring Festival
Terhune Orchards, Princeton
Kids 2-10 can follow hand-drawn clues around the farm in a self-guided treasure hunt. There will be lots of bunny-themed craft activities as well as a meet-and-greet with Ginger, a real bunny rabbit.

Jersey Egg Drop
Liquid Church, Multiple locations
After Easter service, kids up to age 12 are invited to wait for a helicopter to fly overhead and drop thousands of colorful Easter eggs filled with candy and prizes for them to gather.

March 31

Easter Egg Hunt, Games, Craft and Prizes
First Presbyterian Church, Cranford
Start with a family-friendly Easter celebration service. Following the worship service, kids 5 and under can wait inside the church for an egg hunt on the front lawn. Kids 6 and up will have lots of games, crafts and prizes to choose from inside the gym.

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