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2011 Easter Egg Hunts in New York

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easter egg hunt 2011 nyc

With Easter in end of April this year  I’m looking forward to a holiday in beautiful spring weather. Maybe we can catch even more egg hunts and Easter events than usual this year.  Here is all you need to know to find a New York City egg hunt near you.

Check out our latest list with NYC Easter Egg Hunts 2012!

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Upper West Side Easter Egg Hunt
Date: Saturday, April 16 10:30am–noon
Location: Upper West Side – North Lawn of Riverside Park at W 79th St
Website: http://allsoulschristianchurch.com/calendar/event/112
Cost: FREE
A fun-filled morning of egg hunting and decorating, crafts and face-painting. Kids ages 0-10 will collect as many eggs as they can and turn them in for some sweet surprises.  Children are grouped by age, even the littlest searchers can find some eggs before the big kids run off with the rest. Registration begins at 10:30am.

Easter Celebration
Date: Saturday April 16, 2011, 11am – 3pm
Location: Al Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street
Website: http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2011/04/16/easter-celebration
Cost: FREE
Enjoy a full day of activities including egg hunt, crafts table (decorating eggs and baskets), egg-in-spoon races and sack races

Tiny Prints Egg Hunt
Date: Tuesday April 19, 2011, 11am – 12:30pm
Location: Sutton Place Park, East 54th Street, New York City, NY 10022, Manhattan
Website: http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2011/04/19/tiny-prints-egg-hunt
Cost: FREE
Easter fun for toddlers with music, arts and crafts, basket making and Easter egg hunt.

Easter Egg Hunt
Date: Saturday, April 23, 2011, 11am-3:30pm
Location: Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan
Cost: FREE
A full day of activities including an egg hunt, crafts table (decorating eggs and baskets), egg in spoon races and sack races.

Easter Egg Hunt

Date: Sunday, April 24 immediately following the 9:15am service
Location: West Village – Church of St. Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson St near Christopher St
Website: http://stlukeinthefields.org
Cost: FREE
Right after services, families can join in a festive egg hunt. They also have egg dying from 10am to 11am on Saturday April 23rd.

Paper Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt
Date: Sunday, April 24, 2011, 10am onwards
Location: Upper West Side – Children’s Museum of Manhattan, 212 West 83rd Street, between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenues
Website: http://www.cmom.org/
Price: $10 (museum admission) for children and adults. Children under 12 months are free.
The scavenger hunt is for children ages 5 and up. Hunt for hidden eggs in the museum and get an Easter prize when you find all six of them. Younger children can make an Easter Egg with markers and fabric.

Family Easter Fun Day
Date: Sunday, April 24 10am–2 pm
Location: East Village – Stuyvesant Town Oval, enter at 16th St and First Ave
Website: http://www.pcvst.com/doc/PCVST-April-Calendar.pdf
Cost: FREE
In addition to a traditional egg hunt, the Easter Bunny hosts a family fun day with a petting zoo, seasonal crafts and live music.

Easter Fun Fest
Date: Sunday, April 24, 12:30–3pm
Location: Financial District – Trinity Wall Street, Broadway at Wall St
Website: http://www.trinitywallstreet.org/calendar/2011/04/24/easter-fun-fest/
Cost: FREE
Children 6 and under can hunt for candy-filled plastic eggs in the historic church’s south yard. Children over 6 can join a super scavenger hunt at the North Churchyard. Every child gets a prize at the end. Families can also make bonnets, watch a puppet parade and take pictures with the Easter Bunny at the North Churchyard.


Sunset Park Easter Egg Hunt
Date: Sunday April 16, 2011, noon-4pm
Location: Sunset Park Recreation Center, 43rd Avenue at 7th Avenue, Brooklyn
Website: http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2011/04/16/easter-egg-hunt1
Cost: FREE
The activities starts with an egg hunt through the grassy hills of Sunset Park. After the egg hunt you can enjoy egg toss, tug-of-war, bean bag toss, and arts and crafts.

Eggs-Travaganza Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 23 9:00-11am
Location: Crown Heights – Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 145 Brooklyn Ave at St Marks Ave
Website: http://brooklynkids.org/index.php/kidsandfamily/kidsandfamilycalendarofevents/calendar/1303531200
Cost: $12 (includes museum admission), 5$ for museum members, babies under 1 are free
Bring a basket and hunt in the museum’s garden for eggs filled with prizes, treats and golden tickets. The hunt starts promptly at 9:30am. There will be a special hunting area for gatherers 3 and under.

Brooklyn Heights Spring Egg Hunt
Date: Saturday, April 23 at 10am
Location: Brooklyn Heights – Pierrepont Playground, Columbia Heights and Pierrepont Sts
Website: http://www.bhplaygrounds.org/
Cost: FREE
Candy, treats, balloons and an egg hunt are part of this annual neighborhood fest. There will also be a bake sale to benefit the playground committee. Volunteers needed, please contact the committee at info@bhplaygrounds.org.

Easter Egg Hunt
Date: Saturday, April 23, 2011 11am – 6pm
Location: Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Blvd., Brooklyn
Contact: (718) 485-4633
Cost: FREE
This festive event will consist of music, games, costume contests, photos, and of course—the annual easter egg hunt!


Spring Festival and Easter Egg Roll
Date: Saturday April 9, 1pm
Location: Bayside – St. Robert’s Church at 56-15 213 Street
Website: http://www.nyc.gov/html/qnscb11/downloads/pdf/newsletter-apr-2011.pdf
Cost: FREE
No egg hunt but still lots of fun. Enjoy an afternoon of egg rolling, contests, magic, refreshments, and meet the Easter Bunny. Bring three undecorated hard boiled eggs per child.

Spring Eggstravaganza
Date: Saturday April 23 and Sunday April 24, 11am-4pm
Location: Flushing – Queens Zoo, 53-51 111th St in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
Website: http://www.queenszoo.com/plan-your-trip/events-calendar/easter-egg-hunt.aspx
Cost: FREE
Participate in egg hunts, Egg Jeopardy, and meet the zoo’s Flemish giant rabbits. You can also take pictures with the Easter Bunny and decorate a spring-themed magnet.

Annual Easter Event
Date: Saturday, April 23, 2011, noon-4pm
Location: Detective Keith L. Williams Park, Queens
Contact: (718) 523-6912
Cost: FREE
Enjoy a free day of crafts, games, face painting, giveaways and an Easter egg hunt!

Barnyard Easter Egg Hunt
Date: Saturday, April 23 noon-4pm
Location: Glen Oaks – Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Website: http://www.queensfarm.org/events.html
Cost: $5
Kids can search for eggs in the apple orchard ongoing throughout the day. They can also try egg tossing or egg rolling on the lawn. “Whiskers” the bunny hops around, greeting children. Families can also do the “Bunny Hop”, visit with the farm animals and even go on a hayride

Fifth Annual Easter fest

Date: Sunday, April 12:30-2pm
Location: Forest Hills – P.S. 101, 2 Russell Pl, Forest Hills, NY
Website: http://www.ascensionforesthills.org/Community/
Cost: $5
The Ascension Presbyterian Church’s Fifth Annual Easterfest starts at 10:30am service and Sunday school. The egg hunt will be held at the PS101 playground if it rains it will be moved indoors to the cafeteria.

Easter Egg Hunt at Bohemian Hall
Date: Sunday, April 24 from noon-on
Location: Astoria – Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, 29-19 24th Ave
Website: http://www.bohemianhall.com/en/events/
Price: FREE but food purchase required.

Staten Island
Date: Sunday, April 10 2011, noon-3pm
Location: Staten Island Zoo, 614 Broadway
Website: http://www.statenislandzoo.org
Cost: Museum admission $8.00 for adults (15 and over), $6.00 for Seniors (60 and over), $5.00 for children (3-14) and free for children under 3 years of age plus $5 fee for egg hunt
Explore the world of eggs from the Easter variety to those made by frogs, turtles, bugs and many others and make a craft egg to take home. Register online for the egg hunt to guarantee your spot. http://sizooeggs.eventbrite.com/

The Bunny Hop
Date: Saturday April 16, 2011, noon – 3pm
Location: Clove Lakes Park Playground, 1180 Clove Road Staten Island
Website: http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2011/04/16/the-bunny-hop
Cost: FREE
No egg hunt but plenty of Easter fun. Enjoy crafts, games, relay races, sack races and face painting plus a bonnet parade and the making of spring bonnets.

Date: Saturday, April 16, 2011, noon-4pm
Location: Staten Island Children Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island
Website: http://statenislandkids.org
Cost: FREE
Egg hunt and lots of themed activities such as a hop in the moon bounce. Kids are encouraged to show up in creative hats and bunny costumes to win extra prizes.
Easter Egg Hunt
Date: Saturday, April 23, 2011 at 11am
Location: Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Ave, Staten Island
Website: http://historicrichmondtown.org/component/eventlist/details/547
Cost: $3 for adults, $8 for kids
Bring a cardboard egg carton for the kids to transform into a fancy Victorian-styled craft. Afterward, hunt for eggs and meet the Easter Bunny. Best for ages 3 and up. Prepaid reservations required. Call 718-351-1611 ext. 281.

Date: Sunday, April 24, 2011, 11am
Location: Blue Heron Nature Center, 222 Poillon Avenue, Staten Island
Contact: Which came first—the chicken or the egg? Learn which other creatures living in our parks hatch from eggs.
Cost: FREE
Which came first—the chicken or the egg? Learn which other creatures living in our parks hatch from eggs.

Hippity Hop Into Spring
Date: Saturday April 23, 2011, noon-3pm
Location: Conference House Park Visitors Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island
Contact: (718) 390-8012
Cost: FREE, $3.00 fee for petting zoo
The Easter Egg Hunt will start at 1:00 p.m., and prizes will be awarded! Meet Peter Cottontail and Ms. Spring Chicken, or check out the petting zoo, arts & crafts, games & much more!

Easter Egg Hunt
Date: Saturday, April 16, 2011 10:30am-1pm, Rain date Sunday, April 17, 1 – 3:30 p.m
Location: Bartow-Pell Mansion, 895 Shore Road in Pelham Bay Park
Website: http://www.bartowpellmansionmuseum.org/events/calendar.php
Cost: $12 for ages 2-12, free for adults
Bring your own basket to hunt for eggs in the mansion’s formal garden. Enjoy a light snack, arts and crafts, and have your photo with the Easter Bunny. Register by calling 718-885-1461.

Easter Event
Date: Saturday, April 23, 2011, 1pm – 3pm
Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx
Contact: 718-860-5544
Cost: FREE
No egg hunt but lots of high energy Easter fun. You can participate in arts and crafts projects like making bunny masks to be worn during the event. There will be contests such as the bunny hop, sack races, and egg/spoon races. Prizes will be raffled off.

The Addams Family (Rotten) Egg Hunt
Date: Sunday April 24, 2011, 12:30pm
Location: Bronx Zoo
Website: http://www.bronxzoo.com/
Cost: General admission children (3-12) $12, adults $16, senior (65+) $14
Two cast members from The Addams Family on Broadway, will make a special appearance and host a Rotten Easter Egg Hunt at Astor Court in Bronx Zoo. For each egg a child finds, they receive a special prize. All children will receive an Addams Family mask upon entering the zoo.

Can’t find your egg hunt in this list? Let us know in the comment field below and we will update the information.

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