Best Easter Egg Hunts for NJ Kids
Easter is a few weeks away, but we’re still excited for the festivities and the (possible) warm weather. From train rides to photo shoots, the Easter Bunny is making his way through the Garden State. And just as there are a million stories in the big city, there are a million Easter Egg Hunts for kids in NJ. But, as usual, we’re here to bring you the best of the best, so Happy Easter and Happy Hunting!
Easter Bunny at the Cape May Zoo (Cape May, NJ)
On Saturday, April 12th, enjoy a family day at the Zoo, starting with an Easter egg hunt. Activities begin at 10:00am at the Cape May County Park Central; activities will also include a visit with the Easter Bunny and arts and crafts at the Zoo Aviary. For more information, call (609) 465-5271.
20th Annual Chester Easter Egg Hunt (Chester, NJ)
The 20th Annual Chester Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Historic Chester Business Association, will be held on Saturday, April 19th, in downtown Historic Chester. Start time have been designated for two separate age groups: 5 years old and under start at 10:30am; 6 to 12 years old start at 11:30am. This fun, family-oriented Spring holiday event will feature over 6,000 eggs filled with candy and prizes, and includes a competitive Jelly-Bean Counting Contest and confectionary-themed raffles. Attendees will also enjoy live much and comedy from legendary children's entertainer, Polka Dot the Clown, and a special visit from the Easter Bunny. Please call (908)879-2900 for more information.
Easter Egg Hunt & Bonnet Contest at Heaven Hill Farm (Vernon, NJ)
On Saturday, April 19th, Heaven Hill Farm will host egg hunts, a bonnet contest (1:30pm), a visit from the Easter Bunny, hayrides and more. Egg hunts will be held on the hour (12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm). All events are free to public. Please call (973) 764-5144 for more information.
Johnson’s Corner Farm (Burlington County)
Hop into Spring with an egg hunt hayride at Johnson’s Corner Farm. Beginning April 4th and running through April 19th (weekends and Good Friday from 10:00am to 4:00pm every 20 minutes; weekdays at 11:00 and 4:00pm only), these hayride adventures drops everyone off at a field for the thrill of playing hopping games and hunting for five colorful eggs each. Upon return from the field, your little ones will be greeted by the Easter bunny and be given the opportunity to meet with the bunny, take pictures, and receive a candy bag after all of the hard work they have done. Cost: $7.95 per egg hunter, $3.50 per non-egg hunting rider. Please call (609) 654-8643 for more details.
Hoboken Grace Community Church’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt (Hoboken, NJ)
The fourth annual Hoboken Grace Easter egg hunt will be held on Saturday, April 12th, from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Mama Johnson Field will be filled with more than 15,000 candy-stuffed eggs. Activities will also include face painting, arts and crafts, and pictures with the Easter Bunny. This event is free and open to the public. Please call (201) 795-5485 for additional details.
Camden Children’s Garden Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch (Camden, NJ)
On Saturday, April 19th, Camden Children’s Garden will host its annual Easter Bunny Brunch, along with an Easter egg hunt. Children will enjoy a catered brunch, garden admission, printed pictures with the Easter Bunny, crafts and also a ride on the Garden Carousel. Events will be held at 10:00am to 11:30am and 12:30pm to 2:00pm. For pricing and reservations, please call (856) 365-9741.
Woolwich Township Annual Easter Egg Hunt (Woolwich Township, NJ)
With more than 10,000 candy, sticker and trinket filled eggs, Swedesboro Woolwich Parks and Recreation Committee and the Crossbridge Community Church will host its annual free Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 12th at Lock Ave Park. There will be three designated times based on children’s ages: children 3 years and younger at 11:30m, ages 4-6 at 12:15pm, ages 7 and up at 12:45pm. There will also be free face painting, balloon artists, tattoos, games, and even free cookies and juice for all attendees. The event will be held at the General Harker Elementary School in the event of rain. For additional details, please call (856) 467-2666.
Easter in the Park (Ridgewood, NJ)
On Saturday, April 19th, Ridgewood will host its Easter in the Park celebration. Activities will include an Easter egg hunt, pictures with the Easter Bunny, as well as activities throughout town at participating stores. This event will be held at Memorial Park from 11:00am to 2:00pm. For more details, please call (201) 445-2600.
Liberty Hall Annual Easter Egg Hunt (Union, NJ)
Liberty Hall Museum, located on Kean University’s campus, will host its annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 19th at 10:00am and 1:30pm. The event will feature a “surprise” visit from the Easter Bunny. Reservations required by April 12; each $10 ticket admits 1 adult & 1 child (all additional adults $5). Please call (908) 527-0400 with questions.