Eggcellent Easter Events

Looking for some local Easter fun? Spend time with your peeps at these upcoming egg hunts, Easter bunny sightings, and activities.

| 08 Apr 2022 | 06:06

Saturday, April 9
Meet the Easter Bunny at Heaven Hill Farm: Join the Easter Bunny for a fun-filled day on the farm — he’ll be at Heaven Hill passing out Easter eggs from April 9 - 16. Cost is $10 online or $14 at the gate. Address: 451 NJ-94, Vernon Township, N.J.

Wantage Township Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m.: Wantage Township’s annual Easter Egg Hunt kicks off at 10 a.m. at the Woodbourne Park pavilion. Children ages 0-12 can attend the event, participate in the egg hunt and greet the Easter Bunny, who will arrive by fire truck. This event is free to all township residents. Rain date is Saturday, April 16, same time and place. Do not forget your basket to collect your eggs in. Address: Woodbourne Park, 145 Sherman Ridge Road, Wantage, N.J.

Easter Egg Hunt in Hampton Township, 11 a.m.: Come greet spring at the Hampton Recreation Easter Egg Hunt, happening at Hampton Park from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Be prepared for muddy or wet conditions on the grass, and remember to bring your own baskets. Address: Hampton Township Recreational Park, 1 Rumsey Way, Newton, N.J.

Bennys Bodega Easter Egg Hunt, 12:30 p.m.: Come have some family fun, while supporting a great local nonprofit. Admission requires a $10 donation per car. Payments can be made via pay pal, via Venmo @bennysbodega, or cash on the day of. Address: 190 Halsey Rd, Newton, N.J.

Egg Hunt and Bunny Photos at Village Sweets, 1 p.m.: Join Village Sweets for an Easter egg hunt and bunny photos on the green. Admission is free. Just bring the kids, a basket to collect the eggs, and your camera. Rain date is April 10. Address: The Shoppes at Lafayette, 75 State Route 15, Lafayette, N.J.

Easter Egg Hunt at Shepherd of the Hills, 2 p.m.: All Easter egg hunters and their families are invited to an afternoon of fun from 2 - 4 p.m., rain or shine at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church. Children from walking to 10 years old are invited to participate. There will be two different hunts (2 p.m. and 3 p.m.) with two separate age categories (up to 4 years old, and 5-10 years old) for both hunts. Please bring a camera, your basket and a non-perishable food donation for Connect for Community. Address: 246 Woodport Road, Sparta, N.J.

Hardyston Easter Egg Hunt at Wheatsworth Sports and Recreation Complex, 11 a.m.: For ages 2-10. Admission is free for Hardyston residents and $5 per non-resident family. Bring your own basket. There will be an Easter Bonnet Contest and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny. This event is sponsored by the Hardyston Recreation Department. 973-823-7020.

Sunday, April 10

Palm Sunday Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m.: Join Frankford Plains United Methodist Church for an Easter Egg Hunt on Palm Sunday after 10 a.m. service (egg hunt starts at 11 a.m.). Bring your own basket. 11 a.m. Frankford Plains United Methodist Church, 99 Plains Road, Augusta, N.J. 973-702- 0334.

Easter Egg Hunt at Holy Counselor Lutheran Church, 12 p.m.: Join the fun at this free Easter Egg Hunt for children from Pre-K to 6th grade. There will be a separate hunt for Pre-K to 2nd grade at 12:30 pm, followed by 3rd to 6th grade children at 1:30 pm. There will be snacks and games, including face painting, tattoos, pin the tail on the bunny, sack races and a dance party. Kids who find one of the golden eggs get a special prize. A special visit from the Easter Bunny is in store too. Address: Holy Counselor Lutheran Church, 68 Sand Hill Rd, Sussex, N.J.

The Greatest Easter Egg Hunt, Fairview Lake YMCA, 2 p.m.: Are you ready to enjoy the Greatest Easter Egg Hunt? Join the Fairview Lake YMCA for a fun round of egg hunting, and after your search is over, try archery, ax throwing, and s’mores. All hunts will be multi-age hunts and spread out over a large field. Bring your own basket. Everyone attending must register at Cost is $5 for ages 2 and up, free for children under 2. Address: 1035 Fairview Lake Rd, Newton, N.J.

Saturday, April 16

Greenwood Lake PBA Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m.: Join the Greenwood Lake PBA’s Easter Egg Hunt at Winstanley Park. All are welcome, just bring your children and a basket. Address: Winstanley Park, Windermere Ave. Greenwood Lake, N.Y.

Heaven Hill’s Annual Easter Bonnet Contest: Create and wear an Easter-inspired hat to enter the contest. Prizes will be awarded in adult and child categories. Address: 451 NJ-94, Vernon Township, N.J.

Glenwood Pochuck Volunteer Ambulance Corps’ Egg Hunt Fundraiser: Add some extra magic to your child’s holiday with a visit from the Easter Bunny. On the night of April 16, from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., Glenwood Pochuck Volunteer Ambulance Corps’ team of Easter Bunnies will set up a personal Easter egg hunt and basket surprise at your house, so when your kids wake up in the morning they’ll be able to have their own little Easter egg hunt. Glenwood Pochuk Volunteer Ambulance Corps is requesting a minimum donation of $20 per child for unpersonalized baskets, and $25 per child for personalized baskets. Registration is open now at

Sunday, April 17

Community Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m.: Join Newfoundland United Methodist Church for an Easter Egg Hunt from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Bring a basket and enjoy. Address: United Methodist Church, 65 La Rue Road, West Milford, N.J. 07435