Best Easter Egg Hunts for NJ Kids
Easter is early this year--March 31!--but we're still excited for the festivities. And just as there are a million stories in the big city, there are a million Easter Egg Hunts for kids in New Jersey. But, as usual, we’re here to bring you the best of the best (and quite a few of them FREE, which fills our hearts with bunny love). So Happy Easter and Happy Hunting!
Heaven Hill Farm (Sussex County)
Egg hunts, a bonnet contest, a visit from the Easter Bunny, hayrides, and more. Egg hunts will be hourly, starting at 12noon. All events are FREE. Call 973-764-5144 for more information.
18th Annual Chester Easter Egg Hunt (Morris County)
The 19th Annual Chester Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Historic Chester Business Association (HCBA), will be held on Saturday, March 30th, in downtown Historic Chester. This fun, family-oriented Spring holiday event will feature over 5,000 eggs filled with candy and prizes, and includes a competitive Jelly-Bean Counting Contest and confectionary-themed raffles. Call 908-879-2900 for more information.
Bergen County Zoo SpEGGtacular at Van Saun Park (Bergen County)
March 23, 21013 (rain date March 24) - SpEGGtacular Hunt - An eco-friendly egg hunt, crafts, refreshments and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Children need to pre-register for this free event. Call 201-262-3771 ext 110 to register or for more information. FREE. Call 201-262-3771 x110 to pre-register.
Johnson’s Corner Farm (Burlington County)
Hop into Spring with an EGGHUNT Hayride! Johnson's Egg hunt Hayrides are a non-competitive fun experience for all. The hayride 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. Held: March 14 to March 30 -Weekends and Good Friday—10 to 4 every 20 minutes. Weekdays: at 11 and 4, only. Closed after Easter Sunday! Cost: $7.95 per egg hunter, $3.50 per non-egg hunting rider. Children under 12 months are not charged for the hayride. However they will charged full price if they participate in the egg hunt. Call 609-654-8643 for more information.
Cape May County Zoo (Cape May County)
Saturday, March 23rd from 11 am to 2 pm will be a family fun day at the Park-Zoo starting with an Easter Egg Hunt, then visit the Easter Bunny at the Zoo Aviary along with arts and crafts, and more. For more information call 609-465-5271. Note: Easter Egg Hunt will be at: 10 am at the Cape May County Park Centrall
Hoboken Grace Easter Egg Hunt (Hudson County)
Hoboken Grace is doing the holiday proud! On Saturday, March 23 the EGGcitement will be from 10-12noon. The egg hunt will begin at 11 am sharp at Mama Johnson's Field, followed by free games, crafts, a bounce house, pictures with the Easter Bunny and more! There are over 10,000 eggs waiting to be found, so you don't want to miss this! FREE. Call 201-795-5485 for more information.
Camden Children’s Garden Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch (Camden County)
On March 30th there will be an Easter Bunny Brunch & Egg Hunt in the Garden. Catered by Tortilla Press! Reservations *must* be made in advance. For pricing and reservations, please call 856-365-9741.
Lite Rock Easter Egg Hunt (Atlantic County)
Billed as “the social event of the year for the 10 and under crowd”, 96.9FM’s eighth annual hunt will be on Saturday, March 31 with the following times: 1 to 3 years old-11 am, 4 & 5 years old-11:30am, 6 & 7 years old- 12pm, 8 to 10 years old-12:30pm. FREE.
Woolwich Township Easter Egg Hunt (Gloucester County)
Held on Saturday March 23. There will be “Breakfast with The Easter Bunny” at the Atlantic City Aquarium. Festivities include: Pancake breakfast, bagels, fresh fruit, juice, milk & coffee. Each child 12 & under can participate in an Easter Egg Hunt and will receive a complimentary gift from the Easter Bunny and Seaweed Logger, the aquarium’s mascot. Bring your cameras! The Easter Bunny and Seaweed will be available to pose for photos. Priced at $17.95 for adults and $14.95 for children (ages 2-12) 1 & Under $5.00 (Members receive a $3 discount per ticket) Call 856-467-2666.