NJ Easter

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Easter in New Jersey: March 1, 2015, Today we’re updating our feature on Easter celebrations all across the state of New Jersey. We’re just beginning the list and we will be adding a lot more as we find them and as venues begin updating their listings from last year. You’ll find Easter Bunny Breakfasts and Parades going on all over our great state in the coming weeks.

If you know of an event that we missed, please drop us a line and let us know about it. We want to publish the Best Guide to Easter In New Jersey that can be found. This is second year of writing this feature story and we want to outdo ourselves.

You can also look up events on our NJ Easter Events Map.

Easter in New Jersey

  1. Egg Hunt Hayride

    Johnson’s Corner Farm is open every day and they are celebrating Easter every day with Easter Egg Hunt Hayrides. Weekdays there are 2 hayrides per day and on the weekend the rides go all day long. The event is designed to be fun and not as competitive as other Easter Egg Hunts can be. When you get to the field for the egg hunt there are hopping games and a hunt for five different colored...
    Johnsons Corner Farm Medford NJ 08055
  2. Bunny Breakfast

    Easter Bunny Breakfast, Saturday & Sunday, March 21, 22 & Sunday, April 5, 2015 @ 10:00 a.m., Florham Park: The Easter Bunny Breakfast is really 2 events in one. It is a bunny breakfast and an Easter Egg hunt. The event features a breakfast of bagels, orange juice and coffee, a free Easter basket, an Easter Egg hunt and a chance to meet the Easter Bunny. Advance tickets are $15.99 per child and $13.99 per...
    Imagine That Children’s Museum Florham Park NJ 07932
  3. Bunny Express

    The Flemington Easter Bunny Express features a 90 minute train ride from Flemington to Ringoes on a historic Black River & Western Railroad diesel-powered train with Peter Cottontail. During the trip our big bunny will visit the children posing for pictures for anyone and handing out small treats. The train ride from Flemington to Ringoes will take about 25 minutes. When the train gets to Ringoes it will stop for a layover. Everyone can visit...
    Black River & Western Railroad Flemington NJ 08822
  4. Doggie Easter Egg Hunt

    Enjoy a Doggie Easter Egg Hunt – Sniff out treat-filled Easter eggs. Find a special egg to win a prize! After the hunt – and a treat or two – get your dog’s photo taken with the Easter Bunny. Participate in a tail wagging Easter Parade and put on your dog’s finery for an Easter bonnet contest. Snacks and coffee for humans. Please bring canned food, dry food, or treats for donation to Red Bank’s...
    Dogs On The Farm & Cats Too Atlantic Highlands NJ 07716
  5. Easter Bunny Train Ride

    This Easter Bunny Train Ride travels up the NJ Transit Montclair to Boonton Line. The ride lasts about an hour and passes the historic Boonton Rail Yard where passengers can see numerous locomotives and rail cars being restored. The train will take a short break and then return to Wayne. During the train ride the Easter Bunny hops through the train to visit all the kids and to give them a special gift from his...
    Wayne Transit Center Wayne NJ 07470
  6. Moorestown Easter

    Moorestown MBA Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1:00 p.m., Moorestown: The Easter Egg Hunt features hundreds of kids scrambling for prize-filled Easter Eggs at a new location to be determined. The hunt starts at 10:00 a.m. and continues until noon. The event is geared towards children who are ages 2 to years old. There are literally thousands of eggs hidden on the lawn and many of them have prizes inside. This is the...
    Moorestown Community House Moorestown NJ 08057
  7. Collingswood Easter Egg Hunt

    Collingswood will sponsor their 2015 Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March the 28th at 10:00 a.m. The hunt is for all children up to age 8 years and each participant must be a Collingswood resident. The event is held in Knight Park at the gazebo. There will be no rain date and the event will not take place in the event of rain. You do not have to be registered to participate. The Easter Egg...
    Knight Park Collingswood NJ 08107
  8. Farmingdale Egg Hunt

    Hop on over to create a special spring craft before heading out to hunt for eggs. There will be lots of hidden “special eggs” to trade in for fabulous prizes! Everyone will be able to choose one prize from the bunny’s basket. Don’t forget your cameras! The bunny will be available for photos! Children in Pre-K through Kindergarten will hunt on Field 1, children between 1st and 3rd grade will hunt on Field 2, and...
    Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore – Program Activity Center Farmingdale NJ 07727
  9. Bunny Train Ride

    Ride the Easter Bunny Train Ride and visit with Mr. E. Bunny on the train. Your ride will wind along the scenic Delaware River leaving from the Historic District of Phillipsburg, New Jersey. The train will travel along the river to Carpentersville and our destination will be the site of the historic Lime Kilns. In front of the 150 year old Lime kilns is a beautiful little glade filled with Easter eggs! Once we arrive...
    Delaware River Railroad Excursions Phillipsburg NJ 08865
  10. Steel Pier Easter

    Steel Pier has 3 days of fun planned to celebrate Easter. On Saturday, March 28th, there will be an Easter Egg Hunt at 1:30 p.m. The egg hunt is for children between the ages of 2 to 10 years old. On Saturday, April the 4th, the Pier will host a pancake breakfast and rides with the Easter Bunny. Cost is $11.00 for children under 12 years old and that includes breakfast and unlimited rides until...
    Steel Pier Atlantic City NJ 08230
  11. Swedesboro Easter

    The Swedesboro Woolwich Township Department of Parks and Recreation will host a gigantic Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. They will holding this event in partnership with Crossbridge Community Church. The eggs will be filled with a variety of treasures from stickers to candy and trinkets. There will be 3 separate times for the kids to hunt for the Easter eggs. The hunt times will be: children...
    Locke Avenue Park Woolwich Township NJ 08085
  12. Easter Bunny Express

    The Easter Bunny turns into a train conductor every year in Morris County as he rides out on a train along the Whippanong Trail. The train leaves the station at the Whippany Railway Museum and travels along the historic Morristown & Erie Railroad and returns to the station after a 10 mile journey on the Springtime Streamliner. The rides are known for selling out early so you are advised to buy your tickets early online....
    Whippany Railway Museum Whippany NJ 07981
  13. Great Egg Hunt

    The Great Egg Hunt will be held in Ocean City on two consecutive Saturdays, March 28 and April 4. The events feature 100,000 eggs on the beaches of Ocean City between 11th & 14th Streets. The Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 2:30 p.m. with five age groups, Up to 2 years, 3 to 4 years, 5 years, 6 years and 7 years. Rain date for the event will be March 29 and April 5....
    14th Street Beach Ocean City NJ 08226
  14. Glen Rock Easter Bunny Train

    This Easter Bunny Train Ride travels up the NJ Transit Bergen Line and back. The ride lasts about an hour and passes the Ridgewood Junction Tower, the Waldick Tower and travels to the Suffern Rail Yard in Rockland County, NY where it turns around and heads back to Glen Rock. During the train ride the Easter Bunny hops through the train to visit all the kids and to give them a special gift from his...
    Glen Rock Boro Hall Glen Rock NJ 07452
  15. Jenk’s Egg Hunt

    Jenkinson’s Boardwalk Amusement Park will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt on the Sunday before Easter. The hunt is designed for children 10 years old and under. There are 3 different age categories: 0-4 years old, 5-6 years old, 7-8 years old, and 9-10 years old. There will be over 15,000 eggs for the kids to find and many will be filled with prizes. There will be a limit of 3 eggs per child and...
    Jenkinson’s Boardwalk Point Pleasant Beach NJ 08742
  16. Bloomingdale Easter Egg Hunt

    Bloomingdale Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 4, 2015 @ 12:00 p.m., Bloomingdale: The Borough of Bloomingdale will hold its annual Easter Egg hunt on the Saturday before Easter this year. It will be held at Walter Bergen School on Glenwild Avenue at noon. The egg hunt is open to all students up to and including the 4th grade. The Easter Bunny will arrive around 1. (Visited 1 time, 1 visit today)
    Walter Bergen School Bloomingdale NJ 07403
  17. Allaire Village Easter Egg Hunt

    Allaire Village throws one heck of a party for Easter! The villagers and the Easter Bunny hide over 10,000 eggs all over the historic village. There will be small and large prizes hidden in many of the eggs. There will also be a host of other activities for the afternoon. The Easter Bonnet contest is for ages 0 to 12 years old. The Easter Parade and judging will begin at 2:00 p.m. in front of...
    Allaire State Park Wall Township NJ 07727
  18. Bunny Chase

    Terhune Orchards celebrates the coming of spring with a two day event on Easter Weekend. The Easter Bunny Chase features a treasure hunt and clues and a big surprise at the end of the chase. The chase is perfect for children between the ages of 2 to 8 years old. Every child can make a bunny to take home and get a free Easter Bunny cookie. There will also be free wagon and pony rides,...
    Terhune Orchards Princeton NJ 08540
  19. Easter @ Smithville

    The historic town of Smithville will sponsor two days of activities to celebrate Easter. On Saturday, April the 4th there will be an Easter Bunny Breakfast at Fred & Ethel’s Lantern Light Tavern. The event will feature a buffet breakfast and photos with the Easter Bunny. It will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. On Easter Sunday, April the 5th the village will sponsor an Easter Parade that starts at the Smithville Inn....
    Historic Smithville Smithville NJ 08205
  20. Cape May Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt

    The Cape May Kiwanis will host their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. The hunt will be held at the Cape May Elementary School Fields located on Lafayette Street. The Easter Egg Hunt is good for all Pre-school to Third Graders. This annual event is sponsored by the City of Cape May and the Kiwanis Club of Cape May. Admission is free. For more information, call 609-884-8888 or visit...
    Cape May Elementary Cape May NJ 08204
  21. Frenchtown Easter

    The Frenchtown Easter Egg Hunt is sponsored by the Frenchtown Lions Club. It is held at Old Frenchtown Field on Saturday, April 4, 2015. In years past the hunt started at 10:00 a.m. and featured the Easter Bunny. There is no information on the Lion’s club page besides the sentence that says “bring the kids”. Here is some information about the Frenchtown Lions Club: The Frenchtown Lions Club was formed in 1936 by civic-minded community...
    Old Frenchtown Field Frenchtown NJ 08825
  22. Bunny Brunch

    Brunch with the Easter Bunny is being held at the Camden Children’s Garden on April 4, 2015 at two different times, at 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and at 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Prices range from $20.00 to $25.00 each. The event features a catered brunch, admission to the garden, an Easter Egg Hunt, a printed picture of the kids with the Easter Bunny, crafts and a ride on the Garden Carousel. Reservations are...
    Camden Children’s Garden Camden NJ 08103
  23. Easter Egg Hunt

    Children will explore the grounds of Liberty Hall, searching for plastic eggs hidden throughout the landscape and filled with holiday treats. A surprise visit from the Easter Bunny caps off the event. Saturday, April 4, two sessions: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Noon to 1:30 p.m. Each $10 ticket admits one child & one adult; all additional adults are $5.00. Reservations required, please call 908-527-0400 (Visited 19 time, 1 visit today)
    Liberty Hall Museum Union NJ 07083
  24. Easter @ Crystal Springs

    The Crystal Springs Resort offers a wider selection of brunches, buffets and dinners than any place in New Jersey. There are 5 different Easter events from informal dinners for the whole family starring the Easter Bunny to elegant 4 course dinners with wine pairings. For instance the Easter Brunch Buffet at the Diamond Ballroom at Minerals Resort in Vernon features 4 separate stations for pasta, meats, seafood and salads. It also includes desserts, a children’s...
    Crystal Springs Resort Hamburg NJ 07419
  25. Wildwoods Easter

    Easter brings a host of Easter Egg Hunts and special Easter Events to the Wildwoods next weekend. There will be 3 Easter Egg Hunts in the area. The first one is the Elks Annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 4. It will be held on the beach at 19th Avenue in North Wildwood at noon. Children 11 years of age and younger can find Easter eggs and collect prizes. Call 609-729-2170 for more information. The...
    Wildwood Boardwalk Wildwood NJ 08260
  26. Easter Egg Hunt

    Heaven Hill Farm is sponsoring a full day of festivities on the day before Easter. Their Easter Egg Hunt & Easter Bonnet Contest last all day long and features visits with the animals on the farm, hayrides, and egg hunts all afternoon. There will also be a contest to find the best Easter Bonnet. The contest is open to Moms, Dads, boys and girls. The contestants will parade through the farm market and the winner...
    Heaven Hill Farm Vernon NJ 07462
  27. Agricola Eatery Easter Brunch & Dinner

    Agricola was our favorite in the recent restaurant tasting competition at The New Jersey Wine & Food Festival and for Easter they have one of the most reasonable and Sunday Brunches in the state. The food event features a simple 3 course menu with a bakery and fresh fruit start, a second course with highlights like brioche French toast with roasted pears, orange butter, Ridge Valley Farm’s maple syrup and chicken apple sausage and Elysian...
    Agricola Eatery Princeton NJ 08542
  28. Smithville Easter

    The Smithville Inn is hosting an Easter Brunch, Lunch and Dinner Buffet with seatings at 10:00 a.m., 12:30, 3:00 p.m. & 5:30 p.m. The buffet features 10 different food stations: with breads, omelets, salads, waffles, a carving station with ham, beef and turkey, a pasta station with saltimbocca & sage cream a fish station with smoked salmon, a main buffet station with cheese blintzes, bacon, sausage and 3 of chef’s most popular dishes, a mashed...
    Smithville Inn Absecon 08205
  29. Easter @ The Bernards Inn

    The Bernardsville Inn goes all out for every holiday and Easter in no exception. They have a Grand Easter Buffet that features a visit from the Easter Bunny, an Easter Egg coloring contest and a guess the number of jelly beans in the jar contest. The buffet features: an incredible salad station with green and white asparagus with a black truffle vinaigrette, deviled eggs, cheeses from around the world, a chopped salad with bacon, blue...
    The Bernards Inn Bernardsville NJ 07924
  30. Easter @ Renault Winery

    There are many ways to celebrate Easter at Renault Winery in Egg Harbor City. There’s an a la carte dinner at Joseph’s Restaurant with entrees starting at $16.00, a 3 course dinner for $35.00 and a grand ballroom buffet for $33.95 for adults and $15.00 for children. The Easter buffet will feature menu items like: salads, salmon, cheeses, breads and pastries, herb crusted chicken stuffed with prosciutto and mozzarella cheese, roast pork loin, roast turkey...
    Renault Winery Egg Harbor City NJ 08215
  31. Easter in Asbury Park – Dinner

    McLoone’s Supper Club in Asbury Park is hosting an Easter Brunch Buffet from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 5, 2015. Highlights from the buffet include: pastries, fruits and cheeses, smoked salmon, salads, shrimp, clams, oysters, omelets, bacon, sausage, spiral maple glazed ham, herb crusted roast beef, chicken, spinach lemon Alfredo, mint scented spring peas with shaved pearl onions and white rice pilaf and chicken fingers and fries for the kids. The buffet...
    Tim McLoone's Supper Club Asbury Park NJ 07712
  32. Ridgewood Easter

    This annual Easter celebration features Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the Office Beer Bar & Grill and an Easter egg hunt sponsored by Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream. It also lets the kids meet the Easter Bunny and have their picture taken with him. Many local stores will have contests or activities for the children that day. The Easter Egg Hunt is held in Memorial Park at Van Neste Square on East Ridgewood Avenue....
    Van Neste Square Ridgewood NJ 07450
  33. Perona Farms Easter Buffet

    Perona Farms is famous for their Sunday Brunch and for Easter they are offering a brunch buffet that runs all day long. Menu highlights include: carved prime rib, Perona Farms smoked salmon, leg of lamb (with garlic and rosemary sauce), shrimp, oysters, cured ham, flank steak (with Portobello, garlic and Madeira), Belgian waffles, tilapia (with lemon caper sauce), chicken (with sage, cider and apples), chicken fingers for the kids by request, a dessert table and...
    Perona Farms Andover NJ 07821
  34. Easter @ The Manor

    The Manor is featuring 3 different events on Easter Sunday. There are two Easter buffets for $19.95 for children and $59.95 for adults and an all inclusive 4 course Easter Dinner for $29.95 for children and $79.95 for adults. Menu highlights of the brunch buffet include: French toast croissants, bacon, turkey breakfast sausage, an omelet station, a crepe station, bagels, bread pudding, donuts, chicken fingers and fries for the kids, chilled shrimp, oysters, sliced smoked...
    The Manor West Orange NJ 07052
  35. Easter Sunday Cruise

    The Spirit of New Jersey Cruise Line is offering an Easter Sunday cruise with a grand buffet, an appearance by the Easter Bunny and special kid-friendly lunch items like pizza, chicken fingers and French fries. Highlights of the grand buffet menu include: roast salmon and tilapia, chicken parm meatballs, baked ziti, and a dessert buffet. Other unique features of this experience include music, dancing and one incredible tour of the Hudson & East Rivers, Ellis...
    Spirit of New Jersey Weehawken NJ 07086
  36. Cape May Easter Stroll

    Cape May will hold its annual Easter Stroll on Sunday, April 5, 2015. The organizers will start taking registrations at noon and the parade will commence at 1:00 p.m. The event is held at the Rotary Clock in the 300 block of the Washington Street Mall. Let your spring style outshine all others at Cape May’s annual Easter Fashion Stroll. The Washington Street Mall serves as a runway where participants from every age group will...
    Washington Street Mall Cape May NJ 08204
  37. Ocean City Easter

    Easter Fashion Promenade on the Boardwalk, Sunday, April 5, 2015, 1:00 p.m., Ocean City: The Easter Fashion Promenade is held in front of the music pier, Moorly Terrace and Boardwalk. Participants are encouraged to wear their Easter’s best to stroll on the promenade and to meet the Easter Bunny. There will be categories and prizes for all ages. The Easter Bunny will be there to pose for photos and to give out chocolate Easter bunnies...
    Ocean City Boardwalk Ocean City NJ 08226
  38. AP Easter Parade

    The 2015 Asbury Park Easter Parade will be held on Sunday, April 5. This will be the parade’s 80th anniversary. The parade features men, women, boys and girls all competing to be judged the best dressed for trophies and prizes from local merchants and restaurants. The parade is sponsored by the city of Asbury Park. You can find more information on this year’s parade here: (Visited 29 time, 1 visit today)
    Asbury Park Boardwalk Asbury Park NJ 07712
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