A guide to Easter for kids in NYC

Easter for kids is especially fun in NYC thanks to great festivals, egg hunts and, of course, bunny photo ops

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

It's OK to put all of your eggs in one basket: Our guide to Easter for kids in NYC is the only thing you'll need as the holiday approaches. 

We'll help you make the most out of the season with fun egg hunts, outdoor activities for kids, photo ops with the Easter Bunny himself and more seasonal activities to add to your list of things do in spring. Plus, our favorite candy stores in NYC are the perfect places to venture if you have jelly beans and chocolate cottontails on the brain. 

Enjoy this beautiful time of year with your loved ones. Happy Easter! 

When is Easter?

Easter Sunday falls on Sunday, April 12, 2020

When is the Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival?

This year's event falls on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020

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.

Guide to Easter for kids

Easter events for kids
Things to do

Easter events for kids

Easter egg hunts for kids
Things to do

Easter egg hunts for kids

Easter books for kids
Things to do

Easter books for kids

Make your own Easter basket
Things to do

Make your own Easter basket