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Easter for kids in New York City

There are so many ways to celebrate Easter for kids in NYC, including Easter egg hunts, Easter brunch, the annual parade and activities for the whole family

The 2012 NYC Easter Bonnet Parade

The 2012 NYC Easter Bonnet Parade Photograph: Virginia Rollison

When it comes to choosing something fun to do this Easter, you don't have to put all your pastel-colored eggs in one basket. We've rounded up a list of the most festive Easter events and activities for families to make it a wonderful Easter for kids in NYC. Wear a fancy bonnet and join in the annual Easter parade, hit up craft workshops and cooking classes and make sure to track down an epic Easter egg hunt. NYC has so much holiday fun on offer, your youngsters won't even mind getting dressed up for the occasion. 

When is Easter?

Easter Sunday falls on April 5, 2015, over the weekend that NYC schools begin their weeklong spring break recess.

Where is the Easter parade?

The annual Easter parade marches up Fifth Ave from 49th to 57th Sts. and can be seen clearly from the area surrounding St. Patrick's Cathedral.

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