Easter for kids guide in NYC

Celebrate Easter for kids with fun Easter egg hunts, Easter Bunny photo ops, plenty of chocolate and the Easter parade!

The 2012 NYC Easter Bonnet Parade
Photograph: Virginia RollisonThe 2012 NYC Easter Bonnet Parade

Make this Easter for kids even more fantastic with NYC's best Easter festivities for your whole crew. There's so much happening in the city this year—and egg hunts aren't the half of it. You can meet costumed Easter Bunnies, feast on delicious Easter treats, partake in fun family crafts and other exciting activities (including wonderful church services around the city).

Don't miss the Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival, and be sure to browse our list of things to do in spring with kids and outdoor activities for kids. After a long winter, it's finally time to get some fresh air!

When is Easter?

Easter Sunday falls on Sunday, April 21, 2019.

When is the Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival?

This year's event falls on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019, and starts at 10am.

Where is the Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival?

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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