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The best Easter events for kids in New York

Hop on over to these Easter events for kids, including various Easter egg hunts and the annual Easter Bonnet Parade

Photograph: Richard Warren
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum Easter Egg Hunt

Get in on these amazing Easter events, including easter egg hunts, before the holiday passes you by! You won't want to miss these spectacular workshops, kid-friendly classes, craft sessions and more. Keep checking back to stay up to date with the newest events!

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For more family fun beyond Easter 2017, explore our favorite free activities for kids, plus great indoor activities for kids and outdoor activities for kids.

Best Easter events for kids

Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival


The outlandish haberdashery on display—ten-foot-tall hats, costumed pets, bonnets with live birds nestled inside—more than makes up for the lack of floats at this annual see-and-be-seen parade. The tradition started in the mid-1800s, when high-society ladies would promenade in their Easter finery after church, and has since evolved into a showcase for chapeau artistry. Fifth Ave from 49th to 57th Sts. All ages.

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St. Patrick's Cathedral , Midtown East Sunday April 16 2017

Easter Celebration at CMOM

CMOM's ensuring your kids have the best Easter weekend ever with fun family programming! Join in on their annual museum-wide easter egg hunt to find images of eggs that feature your kid's favorite museum characters and check them off in your scavenger hunt booklet as you go. When you complete your booklet, head to the lobby and collect an Easter prize! All ages.

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Children's Museum of Manhattan , Upper West Side Saturday April 15 2017

Think 'N' Fun Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Bunny Fun

Join Think 'N' Fun for an Easter–themed celebration in scenic Riverside Park. There will be egg hunts during four separate time slots (10:30am, 11:30 am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm) so everyone can get in on the fun. Kids will be provided with a basket for egg collecting. The Easter Bunny will be bouncing around to pose for pictures and kids receive a hand or cheek painting stamp and a light snack and beverage. Registration is required. E-mail info@thinknfunnyc.com with questions. Ages 8 and under.

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Sakura Park , Morningside Heights Saturday April 15 2017