The best Easter egg hunt events for kids in NYC

These Easter egg hunt events are great for some friendly competition and photo ops with the Easter Bunny

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Easter egg hunt events in NYC make awesome outdoor activities for kids when spring arrives. Grab a basket, a bonnet and comfortable shoes—it's time to hop to victory! 

Our go-to parks and family attractions welcome visitors with an epic egg hunt challenge, photo ops with the Easter Bunny, games, music, crafts and much more. Who wouldn't want to participate in an eggstravaganza?!

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Easter Egg Hunt Events in NYC

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Things to do

Fort Greene Easter Egg Hunt

The Easter Bunny is Brooklyn-bound and looking forward to delighting little ones with an afternoon of activity in Fort Greene Park. The third annual Easter Egg Hunt kicks off at 11am, but adds a bit of pizzazz to the typical celebrations by adding in story times, arts and crafts, games, face painting and more kid-approved activities. Bring your baskets—the egg hunt starts at 11:30am. The rain date is Apr 20. Ages 12 and under. 

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BKB Eggstravaganza

You might have known that bunnies are capable of jumping high, but how about climbing high? At Brooklyn Boulder Queensbridge's vertical Easter egg hunt, children search for prizes and suprises while climbing, staying active, and being creative. All participants go home with a special tote bag and families are invited to stick around and keep climbing after the event. Ages 4–12, adult supervision required. 

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Annie's Blue Ribbon General Store Easter Egg Hunt

Scour the backyard of this curated general store in Park Slope for cleverly-hidden Easter eggs, then hop on into the shop for arts & crafts. While you're there, check out the adorable array of holiday items to fill your Easter baskets. The Easter Bunny might have a hard time fitting all of the cute items in one basket, so bring an extra tote! All ages.

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Champion Elevator Community Easter Egg Hunt

Meet by the Picnic House in Prospect Park for an afternoon of springtime Easter fun. Champion Elevator's second Easter Egg hunt will kick off with games, face painting and a BBQ at noon. The challenge kicks off at 2pm, when kids compete in the Easter Egg hunt and try to score fun giveaways. Extra funds raised will be donated to the Brooklyn soup kitchen, CHiPS. RSVP is required. All ages. 

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Wyckoff Farmhouse Easter Egg Hunt


Make your way to the Wyckoff Farmhouse for some Easter fun on Apr 20 from noon–3pm. Participants will enjoy a free afternoon of music, games, snacks, face paint, Easter Bunny pictures and more festive happenings fit for a rabbit. RSVP here. All ages. 

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Herbert Von King Park Easter Egg Hunt

Meet in the Bed-Stuy park on April 20 from noon–3pm for a festive Easter egg hunt! The event is free, but you'll need to RSVP.