Easter Events in Philly
Hunt eggs, brunch with the Easter Bunny, and celebrate spring at these fun events.
From egg hunts to visits with the Easter Bunny and more, there are so many fun events out there (and so much candy to collect). So let’s hop to it!
March 31, 9 — 11 am
Philadelphia Mills, 1455 Franklin Mills Circle
Caring Bunny provides a subdued and welcoming environment for children with special needs and their families. Reserve your spot online.
April 6, 1—3 pm
7370 Central Ave.
Learn the art of Ukranian Pysanky egg art led by a local expert. Bring your own eggs to decorate. For ages 8 and up with a caregiver. RSVP to Ryerss: email@example.com, as space is limited.
April 7, 4 — 6 pm
North Bowl, 909 N. 2nd St.
Enjoy time bowling with friends and family while supporting Easter Outreach. The Easter Bunny will also be in attendance for pictures.
April 13, 10 am (rain date: April 20)
The Conservatory at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, 225 Belmont Ave., Bala Cynwyd
West Laurel Hill and Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation have again partnered for a fun-filled morning with all proceeds going towards childhood cancer research. Mr. and Mrs. Bunny will be there for pictures, and there will be a massive egg hunt (split up by age so everyone gets plenty of treats) at 11 am. The event will also have crafts, raffles, balloon twisters, caricatures, face painting, and music. $10 per family (for children 10 and under). Online ticket sales end at 3 pm on April 12; walk-ins are welcome. All proceeds go to Alex’s Lemonade Stand.
April 13, 10 am — 1 pm
5001 Grant Ave.
When children aren’t hunting for eggs at this historic mansion on the Delaware, they are welcome to visit with the Easter Bunny and enjoy children’s crafts.
April 13, 10 am—noon
20th St. and Pattison Ave.
Come for food, candy, prizes, and fun! Top prizes include a Nintendo Switch.
April 13, 10:30 am—1: 30 pm (Rain Date: April 14)
South Philadelphia Older Adult Center, 1430 E. Passyunk Ave.
Kids will decorate egg-collecting bags, pose for photos with the Easter Bunny, enjoy music from BenFM and then hunt for eggs filled with toys and candy. Hunts are staggered by age group: kids 4 and under at 11 am, kids 5-7 at noon, kids 8-10 at 1 pm. Come 15-30 minutes before your age group. Be sure to check for special golden ticket eggs—they’ll be filled with gift certificates and prizes for kids and parents, too!
Courtesy of South Street Headhouse District.
April 13, 11–11:30am, 12:30–1 pm, and 3–3:30 pm
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Celebrate springtime with special visits from the Easter Bunny throughout the day.
April 13, 11 am — noon
1199 N. Delaware Ave.
Free Easter egg hunt with prizes for all. Arrive before 11 am to ensure participation.
April 13, 11 am—noon
The Spring Gardens Community Garden, 18th and Wallace streets
This annual egg hunt is for ages 1-12, and includes a toddlers-only area so the little ones can safely get their prizes too! RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with the number of children and their age, by April 7.
April 13, noon—1 pm
7201 Ridge Ave.
This free event is for ages 0-12, broken into four age groups.
April 13, 1–3 pm
Stephen Girard Park, 2552 S. 21st St.
Come for Easter egg hunts (those start promptly at 2 pm), crafts, DJ music, and a visit from the Bunny!
Fitler Square (2207 South St.): April 14, 11 am
Old City (205 Arch St.): April 20, 9 am
The Easter bunny promises to visit Momo’s Tree House at both locations this year! Kids 10 and younger can hunt for eggs filled with treats and other special stuff during this fun event. Egg-hunters will be divided into age groups, and there will be entertainment for the kids waiting their turn. Tickets must be purchased in advance, and are $10—that money can be applied to any purchase.
April 14, 11 am
Lemon Hill Mansion, Fairmount Park
Hunt for eggs, meet the Easter Bunny, and have fun! Pre-register online.
April 14, noon—3 pm
1140 Solly Ave.
Come for a fun filled day with an egg hunt, pictures with the horse bunny, bake sale, arts and crafts, and more.
April 14, noon—3 pm
1336 Chestnut St.
Enjoy two hours of bowling, sweet treats, and photos with the Easter Bunny! Book your spot by emailing email@example.com.
April 14, 1:30 pm (come at 1 pm to pick up your basket)
Goose Island Brewhouse, 1002 Canal Street
Bring your pups to Goose Island Brewhouse for an afternoon of fun. Each registered dog will receive a basket and will be allowed to participate in the egg hunt. Suggested donation of $15 (pre-register online); all proceeds will go to ACCT Philly.
April 14, 2 — 4 pm
American Swedish History Museum, 1900 Pattison Ave.
Children in Sweden dress up as Easter Witches with long skirts, headscarves, painted red cheeks and freckles, and go from house to house wishing people happy Easter, so the museum’s Easter Family Fun day includes Easter witch dress up along with traditional Swedish Easter crafts, face painting, and of course an Easter egg hunt! Free for kids 2 and under, $10 for non-members; pay at the door.
April 14, 3 pm (Rain Date: April 20, 10 am)
23rd and Pine streets
Bring your own Basket (BYOB) to Fitler Square for a park-wide egg hunt separated by ages. There will also be snacks for the kids. Come early if you actually want to get eggs, because this one starts on time and gets surprisingly intense and frantic for a children’s celebration.
Various locations throughout Philly, see class schedule here.
Babies and toddlers (age 4 months-3 years) can celebrate Spring all week with Rhythm Babies’ fantastic music appreciation classes. Free bunny ears will be handed out to the first 12 children that arrive at each class all week! Plus, fun songs about bunnies, spring, and hopping will be afoot. One lucky caregiver will receive a free 10-class package simply for attending! Winner’s name will be chosen at random at the end of the week from the sign in sheet.
April 17, 3—9:30 pm; and April 21, noon—9 pm
7017 Roosevelt Blvd.
Go skating with the Easter Bunny on two different dates! On Easter Sunday, you can also meet and greet the Trolls!
April 20, 8 am—noon
12th and Arch streets
Come early for an Easter egg hunt around the market at 8 am. Then stay for storytime in the Book Nook and egg dyeing in City Kitchen. Get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny from 8:30 am—noon. For kids age 11 and under.
April 20, 8:20—9:30 am
1 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ
The aquarium is hosting its first ever Easter egg hunt! Experience exclusive early access to the aquarium, participate in the fun egg hunt, and enjoy free cookies in the café. Times are based on the age of your child; pre-register to select the appropriate age group (ages 0-4 will have their Egg hunt at 8:20 am or 8:40 am, and children ages 5-12 will have their egg hunt at 9 am).
April 20, 9:30 am—noon
1600 E. Moyamensing Ave.
Kids will hunt for candy and toy filled eggs, plus enjoy crafts and music by The Lara and Joe Show.
April 20, 10 am — noon
Nest Center City, 1301 Locust St.
Come for breakfast, photos with the Easter Bunny, an egg hunt in the playspace, and Easter crafts and treats! Call or stop in to reserve your ticket. Free for premium members.
April 20, 10 am — 2 pm
Awbury Arboretum , 1 Awbury Road
Start with an Easter egg hunt at 10 am sharp, then stay for a spring bulb sale and playtime in AdventureWoods natural playground. Bring a picnic (or buy light refreshments on site) and make a day of it with your family.
April 20, 10 am
Liberty Lands Park, N. Third St.
Free event with moon bounces, an egg hunt, balloon animals, face painting, prizes, carnival food, and more. Register online for each child, as the hunt is divided by age group.
April 20, 10 am
201 S. 40th St.
Children ages 2-6 are invited for food, stories, prizes, and perhaps even an Easter Bunny sighting. The egg hunt will begin at 10:30 am, so arrive on time if you want to participate in the hunt!
April 20, 10 am—noon
East Passyunk Community Center, 1025 Mifflin St.
Decorate a bag, hunt for prizes and candy, and see the petting zoo at this annual holiday celebration. Hunts are staggered by age, so check their schedule for your kid’s timeslot.
April 20, 10:30 am—1 pm
Gorgas Park, 6300 Ridge Ave.
This free Easter egg hunt in Roxborough has hunts separated by age every 10 minutes (with 35,000 candy-filled eggs in total!). Plus, pictures with the Easter Bunny, face painting, inflatables, pony rides, a petting zoo, and much more fun. Free, pre-register online.
April 20, 11 am—2 pm
200 N. Sixth St.
Kids age 10 and under will start at the Great Lawn where they will get a map, ”carrot cards” and an Easter Egg box, which they will use to navigate Franklin Square in search of giant spring tulips. At each stop, kids will receive Easter eggs in exchange for their cards. And at the end of the trail, they’ll find the Easter bunny!
April 20, 11 am
Camden Children’s Garden, 3 Riverside Drive, Camden, New Jersey
Come for brunch with the Easter Bunny, rides, crafts, and an Easter egg hunt. Tickets must be purchased in advance by April 14.
April 20, noon (small dogs) and 1 pm (big dogs)
Pet Friendly Dog Bakery, 4324 Main Street
Whether you have a big dog or a little dog, they can come hunt for eggs filled with various treats from the bakery’s treat bar!
April 20, 1 — 3 pm
4601 N. 18th St.
Located at the historical house of James Logan, this event includes egg hunt, natural egg dyeing, crafts, and games. Event is free; donations are greatly appreciated. Reservations are required as space is limited.
April 20, 2—3:30 pm
111 S. Independence Mall East
Come dressed in your Easter best for afternoon tea, sandwiches, and dessert. The Easter Bunny will be making a special appearance and available for photos, and there will be kids’ activities too. Tickets available online.
April 20, 2 pm
2228 Cottman Ave.
Listen to stories, dye eggs, and enjoy an egg hunt! All children are welcome.
April 20, 2—3:30 pm
Ella Vanilla, 7922 Germantown Ave.
Kids age 9 and up and adults will learn to decorate an adorable cake with cake artist and owner of Ella Vanilla, Noelle DeSantis. You’ll decorate a one layer 6-inch bunny garden cake with vanilla icing and leave with a fully decorated cake ready to impress friends and family for Easter! Purchase class by calling (215) 909-9392 or emailing Info@EllaVanilla.com.
April 20, 2—3 pm
Almond and Ann streets
Meet the Easter Bunny and hunt for eggs at this community gathering.
April 21, 9 am and noon
The Pop Shop, 729 Haddon Ave., Collingswood
This family-friendly Easter buffet includes a festive meal, yummy desserts, spring coloring sheets, and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Register online for your preferred timeslot.
April 21, 10 am, noon, and 2 pm
901 N. Delaware Ave.
Come to our new favorite hangout for Easter egg hunts and visits with the Craft Hall Bunnies out front!
April 21, noon—6 pm
121 N. Columbus Boulevard
All weekend, Cherry Street Pier resident artists Tiny Room for Elephants are taking over Cherry Street Pier for a collaborative, multi-genre art and music experience. Sunday is Family Fun Day with an Easter Egg Hunt, live music, Sticker Stampede workshop, and Kid’s Sip n’ Paint (tickets to that are sold separately, here).
April 21, noon and 6 pm
Spirit of Philadelphia, boarding from Penn’s Landing
Take a cruise with spectacular views of the Philadelphia skyline, on board music and entertainment, a buffet meal, and an appearance by the Easter Bunny. Book online.
April 21, 12:30 pm
Parade starts from the corner of Passyunk Avenue and South Street, to Headhouse Square for festivities.
Come dressed in your Sunday best and promenade down South Street in this grand and popular tradition. Enjoy Easter treats, live music from the Philadelphia Freedom Band, the Bunny Hop, and of course Mr. and Mrs. Peter Cottontail for photos. There will also be Best Dressed contests in which celebrity judges will crown Best Dressed, Best South Street Razzle Dazzle, Best Easter Bonnet, and even Best Dressed Pet! Nearby restaurants will be running brunch specials so make a day of it.
Lead photograph courtesy of East Passyunk Avenue.