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The Best Family Easter Events in NJ

The latest update for The Best Family Easter Events in NJ is written by Lindsay Podolak.

The‌ ‌arrival‌ ‌of‌ ‌spring‌ ‌means‌ ‌warmer‌ ‌temps,‌ ‌blooming‌ ‌flowers‌ ‌and,‌ ‌of‌ ‌course,‌ ‌Easter‌ ‌events‌ ‌to‌ ‌enjoy‌ ‌with‌ ‌the‌ ‌whole‌ ‌family.‌ ‌Whether‌ ‌you‌ ‌want‌ ‌to‌ ‌sit‌ ‌down‌ ‌to‌ ‌a‌ ‌delicious‌ ‌breakfast,‌ ‌hunt‌ ‌for‌ ‌eggs‌ ‌with‌ ‌your‌ ‌little‌ ‌ones‌ ‌or‌ ‌snap‌ ‌a‌ ‌special‌ ‌photo‌ ‌with‌ ‌the‌ ‌Easter‌ ‌Bunny,‌ ‌there’s‌ ‌plenty‌ ‌of‌ ‌holiday‌ ‌fun‌ ‌to‌ ‌be‌ ‌had‌ ‌all‌ ‌around‌ ‌New‌ ‌Jersey.

Check‌ ‌out‌ ‌these‌ ‌festive,‌ ‌family ‌Easter‌ ‌events‌ ‌taking‌ ‌place‌ ‌around‌ ‌the‌ ‌Garden‌ ‌State‌ ‌leading‌ ‌up‌ ‌to‌ ‌Easter‌ ‌Sunday.‌


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North Jersey

easter bunny in overalls standing in front of tractor


Bunny Bash

Where: Lincoln Park PAL/Community Center, 10 Boonton Turnpike, Lincoln Park
When: April 4 from 10:00 am to Noon
Price: Free
Details: Lincoln Park invites all residents to attend the community’s free Bunny Bash. Meet and take a picture with the Easter Bunny, make holiday crafts, and have your face painted as you mingle with your neighbors.
More info: Visit the website or you can give them a call (ext. 2206).


Easter and Springtime Family Festival

Where: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester
When: March 28 & 29 | April 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15, 18 & 19 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Price: $19.99 admission fee
Details: All the fun you usually have at Alstede Farms with the moon bounce, pony rides, and the Corn Kingdom is still available, plus enjoy egg-stra special Easter activities. Participate in the Easter Egg Hunt, snap a photo with the Easter Bunny, and take a journey through the “Jellybean and the Unbreakable Egg” story. You can also check out the farm’s Easter Bunny Brunch on March 28 (but this requires a reservation).
More info: Visit the website or you can give them a call.


Central Jersey

patch of daffodils


Breakfast with the Easter Bunny – Canceled for 2020

Where: Knights of Columbus, 1034 Jeanette Avenue, Union
When: March 29 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Price: $25 per family of four, or $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under
Details: Bring the whole family to enjoy a buffet breakfast with the one and only Easter Bunny! Take a photo with him and then hunt for Easter eggs outside.
More info: Visit the website or you can give them a call.


Bunny Chase

Where: Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton
When: April 11 & 12 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Price: $5 admission for ages 3 and up
Details: Celebrate the arrival of spring at Terhune Orchards on Easter weekend. Follow the treasure hunt clues as you make your way around the farm chasing after the Easter Bunny. Kids will also make an eggs-citing craft and get to meet the real bunnies that live on the farm. Wagon rides, pony rides, delicious food, and Terhune Orchards Vineyard wine all make for a perfect spring day!
More info: Visit the website or you can give them a call.


Jersey Shore

fancy easter bunny eating with family


Easter Celebration – Canceled for 2020

Where: Morey’s Piers, 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
When: April 12 from Noon to 4:00 pm
Price: N/A
Details: Spend Easter Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Bunny at Morey’s Piers on the water. The Easter Egg Contest starts at noon, plus have your pictures taken with the Easter Bunny from 12:00 to 4:00 pm. Of course, kids will also enjoy all the games and rides open on Mariner’s Pier that day. A separate Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event will be held on April 11 & 12, with $22.99 tickets for adults and $16.99 tickets for children ages 4-10.
More info: Visit www.moreyspiers.com or call 609-729-3700.


Easter EGGspress – Tickets on Hold

Where: DiDonato Family Fun Center, 1151 South White Horse Pike, Hammonton
When: March 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 & 29 and April 3, 4, 5, 9, 10 & 11, hours vary
Price: $12.95 per person
Details: Hop aboard this Easter-themed train ride through the grounds of DiDonato’s. You’ll enjoy a meet and greet with the Easter Bunny, an Easter prize, one free bowling game, one free round of glow-in-the-dark indoor mini golf and more with your admission.
More info: Visit the website or you can give them a call.


Easter in the Park – Canceled for 2020

Where: Oak Glen Park, 300 Preventorium Road, Howell Township
When: March 28 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Price: Free
Details: There’s fun for the whole family at Howell Township’s annual Easter event with the Easter Bunny. Music, games, food, face-painting, a petting zoo and egg hunts will keep the youngsters occupied all afternoon. Egg hunts will be organized according to age, so check the website for your child’s specific time. Rain date is March 29.
More info: Visit the website or you can give them a call (ext. 2106).


South Jersey

white cake decorated to look like a bunny


Lunch with The Bunny & Egg Hunt – Canceled for 2020

Where: Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2618 New Albany Road, Cinnaminson
When: April 4 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Price: $5 admission
Details: Covenant Presbyterian Church’s annual event lets you eat lunch with the Easter Bunny. Professional photos can be taken with the guest of honor for an additional fee. After lunch, the little ones can participate in an egg hunt…bring your own basket! This is a great family Easter event for all ages.
More info: Visit the website or you can give them a call.


Hero (Top) Feature Image: © Kzenon / Adobe Stock
Additional Images (in order):
Alstede Farms / Facebook
Terhune Orchards / Facebook
Jumbo’s Grub & Pub – ‎Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Jumbo’s Grub & Pub / Facebook
Sugarplum Studio / Website