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Easter events in the Hudson Valley

Easter is just a hop, skip, and a jump away now, so we've been busy searching the Hudson Valley for all the latest and greatest Easter happenings. If you can't wait to get outside, why not hop on over to one of the amazing Egg Hunts happening right here in the Hudson Valley. Your kids are guaranteed to have a blast searching for as many eggs as they can find. 

What parent can resist those cute (and sometimes hilarious) photos of kids snuggled up to the Easter Bunny? We've asked the Easter Bunny himself where he will be setting up for photos in the Hudson Valley. See our complete list of Easter Bunny Photo-Op Spots in the Hudson Valley! After meeting the bunny, hop on over to one of these great Hudson Valley restaurants for a delicious Easter meal!
 


Dutchess County

March 17 – April 8
Pictures with the Easter Bunny. Families are invited to get their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Families are encouraged to reserve a time slot, so you don’t have to wait to meet him! Click above to sign up online. 11:00am. Poughkeepsie Galleria, 2001 South Rd, Poughkeepsie. (845) 297-7600.

March 19
Crafting Kids Easter Workshop. This kids’ crafting workshop is open to children between the ages of 3-8 years old. Children will have the opportunity to create one foam egg wreath and one scratch-away colored Easter egg! The foam egg wreath is 6 1/2in. - Scratch away egg is 9 1/2 in. All parents are welcome and must be present. 1:30pm. Live Inspired Art - Dance - Fitness, 488 Freedom Plains Road, Poughkeepsie. 

March 25
2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Bring your Easter baskets and have some fun. Ages up to 12 years old. 1pm. Rhinebeck Elks Lodge #2022, 7711 Albany Post Road, Red Hook.

March 25
Easter Crafting Workshop. Participants will have the option to choose from multiple Easter Craft projects: Painting Wooden Ornaments (6) and Light-Up Tree: Participants will paint wooden ornaments and receive a light up tree. String Egg Ornaments (8) and Light-Up Tree: Participants will use string and a balloon to create ornaments and receive a light up tree. 1pm. Live Inspired Art - Dance - Fitness, 488 Freedom Plains Rd., Suite 202, Poughkeepsie.

March 26
Bunny Cares Sensory Friendly Event for Families with Special Needs. Families are invited to get their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Please reserve a time slot. Click above to sign up online. 10am. Poughkeepsie Galleria, 2001 South Rd, Poughkeepsie. (845) 297-7600.

April 1, 2 & 8
Easter Bonnet Parade. The animals are getting their Easter bonnets on - we encourage you to get yours on too! This one-hour event is sure to become one of your favorite events all year. Join us for a parade - which you will be part of, photo opportunities and meet and greet the animals. Your entire family will enjoy it. We will be marching around the farm so you will get to see a lot of the animals who are not in the parade as well as interact with those in the parade. 10:30am. Lilymoore Farm, 21 Moore Rd, Pleasant Valley.

April 1
Easter Egg Hunt. Wappingers Falls PBA and the Village Recreation are sponsoring this year's Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 1st @ 12pm. The hunt will be divided by age categories and will kick off simultaneously at 12:15pm. We will have a DJ / food trucks / free photos with the Easter Bunny. No registration is necessary. Mesier Park, 2 Spring St., Wappingers Falls. (845) 297-8773

April 1
Town of Beekman Easter Celebration. It’s Beekman’s annual Easter Celebration! 1pm. Beekman Recreation and Parks, 29 Recreation Center Rd, Hopewell Junction. (845) 227-5783.

April 2
Bunny-Luv-a-Palooza. Rabbit lovers, unite and immerse yourself in all things fluffy, nose-twitchy and absolutely adorable! The Bunny-Luv-a-Palooza Experience is designed to engage the young-in-age and the young at heart. Bunnies are soft, cuddly and fun, and there are a whole bunch hopping all over the rabbit farm at Clover Brooke! Play, interact and fall in love with all of the friends on the bunny farm. Bunnypalooza is a unique experience where you are introduced to the rabbits on the farm. Bunnypalooza is fantastic for children and adults, and experienced handlers will guide you through the friendship process and teach you more about some of the cutest animals on planet Earth. 12pm. Clover Brooke Llama and Alpaca Farm, 175 Ruskey Lane, Hyde Park. (845) 444-6066.

April 9
Annual Easter Sunday Brunch. It's time for our Annual Easter Brunch at The Villa Borghese! Enjoy a beautiful brunch with the family + Special visit from the Easter Bunny! Photos provided by Micci Debonis. (One complimentary photo per family). Reservations are required. 11am. 70 Widmer Rd, Wappingers Falls. (845) 297-8207.

April 9 
Easter Sunday Buffet. This Easter, treat your family to a beautiful buffet overlooking the picturesque Hudson River! The Grandview staff are creating a wonderful Easter Sunday Buffet the whole family will enjoy. Our culinary team is pulling out all the stops this year with hand-carved selections, gourmet entrées including grilled salmon, unlimited shrimp cocktail, soups, salads, and a phenomenal dessert table guaranteed to bring out the kid in all of us. Bring your own highchair or booster seat. Call (845) 486-4700 to make your reservations. 12pm. The Grandview. 176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie. (845) 486-4700.

April 9
Easter Sunday Brunch. Celebrate Easter Sunday with a gourmet brunch buffet at Shadows on the Hudson. Must call for reservations. Please bring your own booster seats or highchairs. Price for adults not inclusive of beverages, tax, or gratuity. 9:30am. Shadows on the Hudson, 176 Rinaldi Boulevard, Poughkeepsie. 845-486-9500.

April 9
Easter Brunch at Curry Estate. Creating memories is what we do best at Curry Estate! For children ages 12 and under, attending the brunch, we have two Easter Egg Hunts (11:30am & 2:00pm) during which the Bunny themself will be here for photo opportunities.. 10:30am. Curry Estate, 2737 NY-52, Hopewell Junction. (845) 221-1941.

Orange County

March 17 – April 8
Pictures with the Easter Bunny. Spring is here and we’re excited to welcome the Easter Bunny to his springtime home again at the Galleria at Crystal Run! Families are invited to get their picture taken with Mr. Peter Cottontail himself located on the lower level in front of JC Penney. Families are encouraged to reserve a time slot, so you don’t have to wait to meet him! Click above to sign up online. 11am. Galleria at Crystal Run, 1 Galleria Drive, Middletown. (845) 692-8883.

March 26
Bunny Cares Sensory Friendly Event for Families with Special Needs. Please reserve a time slot. Click above to sign up online. 9:30am. Galleria at Crystal Run, 1 Galleria Dr., Middletown. (845) 692-8883.

March 27
Pet Photo Night. Families are invited to get their pet's picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Please reserve a time slot. Click above to sign up online. 5:00pm. Galleria at Crystal Run, 1 Galleria Dr., Middletown. (845) 692-8883.

April 1
Easter Crafts & Egg HuntBring the kids to the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame for a fun-filled event of seasonally oriented crafts, horse-themed games, an egg hunt, and a ride on the Harness Racing Simulator, all for only $5.00 per child – and parents are free! The egg hunt will be held in the courtyard or around the Museum, weather depending, and are divided by age groups. Art supplies are limited. Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, 240 Main St., Goshen. (845) 294-6330.

April 1
Wabbitville Egg Hunt & Bonnet Parade in Washingtonville. Celebrate the 6th Annual Wabbitville Egg Hunt and Bonnet Parade! Music brought to you by DJ Blizzard. Games, food, and fun for all! Photos with the Easter Bunny throughout the event! Free admission. Bring your fanciest, biggest, and most creative bonnet and get a chance to win our bonnet contest!!! L Vern Allen Park, Ahern Blvd., Washingtonville.

April 1
Easter Bunny BrunchJoin the Empire Diner for brunch with the Easter Bunny! Regular menu served. Bring your own camera for pictures! Empire Diner, 797 State Route 17M, Monroe. 845-782-2244.

April 1
Town of Chester PBA Annual Easter Egg HuntEaster Egg Hunt with special guest Officer E. Bunny. Chester Commons, 81 Laroe Rd., Chester.

April 1
Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Fun for the whole family. Bring your basket and meet the Easter Bunny. Participants will be split into age groups. 0-4 years, 5-7 years, 8-11 years. Prizes for the 2 children in each age group who find a golden egg. 10am. James W. Olley Community Park, 97 Sherman Ave., Walden. (845) 778-2177.

April 1
2023 Egg Hunt on the Island. Family Fun Event!! Come on out to the island for our 2nd annual Egg hunt. Saturday, April 1, 2023 (Rain date 4/2/23) at 11:30am. $5 Farm Fee per person. Enjoy a day filled with yard games, inflatables, and more. Keep an eye out for the Easter Bunny who will be hopping in for photos. 11:30am. Social Island, 939 Pulaski Hwy, Goshen. (845) 545-5997.

April 1
Easter Bunny Meet & Greet. Hop over to Becks to see a Bunny and a group of Lions working together. Once again, the Humane Society of Walden's Easter Bunny will be hopping over to our neighbors at Becks to fundraise for her friends at the shelter. We are also teaming up with The Pine Bush Lions who will be selling their solid chocolate bunnies for $5! Some come to see some adoptable pets and stop by our kids’ craft table too. 9am. 2412 State Route 52, Pine Bush. (845) 778-5115.

April 1
Easter Egg Hunt. Easter egg hunt. Open to the public. Ages 2 to 12. The event will be held in 4 30-minute heats for all ages. Eggs will be color coded for different age ranges. Bring your own baskets. Face painting and crafts too. 11am. 250 NY-32 Suite 106, Central Valley. (845) 273-1111.

April 2
Easter Craft Fair/ Flea Market. Join Stones Bath & Body Shop for their 6th annual Easter Craft Fair/ Flea Market. There will be 20+ vendors from all over the Hudson Valley showcasing their beautiful items for sale. Shop local and continue to support small businesses. Try your luck with our beautiful gift basket raffles. The Easter Bunny will be here between 12pm-3pm to take free pictures with the kids. Don’t forget to bring your camera. 11am. Homewood Suites by Hilton, 180 Breunig Rd., New Windsor.

April 2
Pancake Breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Join the Middle Hope Fire Department - Ladies Auxiliary for a delicious pancake breakfast with a special guest, The Easter Bunny! Profits from this event are donated to local veteran organizations. Serving pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, assorted muffins, coffee/tea/orange juice/milk. $10 Adult; $8 Senior; $5 Children under 10. Cash at the door8am. Middle Hope Fire Co., 11 Lattintown Rd., Newburgh.

April 8
10th Annual Easter egg hunt. Christmas Tree Lane and the Pallet Barn host the 10th Annual Easter egg hunt for children 0 to 13 years of age. Registration starts at 10am; egg hunt starts promptly at 11am. Boy scout volunteers will be there to help. Don't forget to bring your Easter basket. Food available for purchase. Bring your camera to take pictures with the Easter Bunny. 10am. 10 Christmas Tree Dr, Wallkill.

April 8
Spring has Sprung...Sensory Easter Event!!! Join us for a sensory Easter egg hunt and Easter bonnet contest, open to adults, boys, and girls of all ages and abilities, including those who are visually impaired. Easter egg hunts tend to be a very sensory-rich experience due to the group of excited children, loud noises, and high-energy competition. For many children, sensory-rich experiences are not enjoyable, provoke anxiety and create overwhelm and meltdowns. A sensory-friendly Easter egg hunt solves those problems. Our event will be designed to be accessible for everyone, and we will provide additional support and accommodations to ensure that all participants can fully enjoy the experience. Don't forget to take pictures with the Easter Bunny too! This event promises to be a great opportunity to celebrate the arrival of Spring and Easter. Must register. 11am. Otisville Veterans Memorial Park, 23-79 Main Street, Otisville.

April 9
Easter Breakfast. Easter breakfast is back! Join us Easter morning for some delicious pancakes, eggs, bacon, and more!! Doors will be open 7am - 12pm. The Easter Bunny will be hanging out for pictures from 10-12! 7am. Walden Fire Department, 230 Old Orange Ave, Walden. (845) 778-7171.

April 9
Easter Brunch. Join us & the Easter Bunny for Easter Brunch! The Easter Bunny will be hopping around visiting each table, and you will have a chance to take a picture. Following the brunch will be an egg hunt. Pre-paid tickets are required. To reserve your seating please email events@windinghillsgc.com with your name, number of adults & number of children, phone number, and time requested. An invoice will be sent and needs to be paid within 24 hours to secure your seat. 9:30am. The Venue at Winding Hills Golf Club, 1847 NY-17K, Montgomery. (845) 457-9875.

Ulster County

March 25
3rd Annual Egg Hunt! Each year we fill hundreds of eggs filled with mini toys, slime, candy, and other small prizes like stamps, bracelets, and temporary tattoos and place them in our 100 x 75 sand-filled indoor arena for an egg hunt. It is rain or shine as it is inside however, please note it is not temperature controlled. Included in this event is a pony ride; weather permitting the pony rides are outside in our driveway circle- if it rains, pony rides are in the indoor arena as well. We will also have a food truck and 50-50 there as well. Registration is required to participate. Tickets are $35 per child; non-refundable payment is taken to register. 10am-5pm, in multiple time slots. Ridge Runner Ranch, 85 Hasbrouck Rd., New Paltz. 845-706-3637.

April 1, 2 & 8
The Easter Bunny Express. Shake off that winter chill and celebrate spring with a visit from the Easter Bunny! Passengers will visit with the friendly Easter Bunny before returning to Kingston. Our train ride includes an Easter Egg Hunt for a perfect activity that’s fun for younger children and adults. Please allow up to one hour from the complete train ride experience. 10am. Catskill Mountain Railroad Co., 55 Plaza Rd., Kingston. (845) 332-4854.

April 1
Easter in the Hamlet. Come out and join us for our annual Easter egg hunt. Meet the Easter Bunny and make a craft. Make sure to bring your baskets. Rain date April 8th 10am. 10am. Town Field, Main St., Highland. 

April 1
Easter Egg Hunt, Crafts, and Free Dinner. Indoor Easter Egg Hunt and Messy Church Easter! Please Pre-Reserve Tickets for Egg Hunt - space is limited. Messy Church is free crafts for all ages, an Easter Pageant, and dinner. Indoor Easter Egg Hunt is for ages 2-12, 3-4pm. Please remember to bring an Easter Basket! (We will also have bags you can use.) 3:30pm. 29 Pearl Street, Kingston. 845-331-3030.

April 1
Easter Extravaganza. Fun for the whole family. Admission is $1.00 (12 & under FREE) (Gets you a free raffle ticket to use on a chance to win a chocolate bunny, silent auction) Easter egg hunt. Pre-registration is required. Email STONEDHANDMADE@Mail.com. Free baskets to collect eggs will be given out at Raffle Booth. Egg Scavenger Hunt starts at 2pm. Also, get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. DJ Carl Dayton will be there playing music, announcing winners of the raffles etc. Over 40 vendors, crafters, & artisans from the Hudson Valley, food, desserts, gourmet popcorn, cotton candy, silent auction, raffle to win Chocolate Bunny and so much more. Andy Murphy Midtown Neighborhood Center, 467 Broadway, Kingston.

April 1
Easter in the Hamlet. Come out and join us for our annual Easter egg hunt. Meet the Easter Bunny and make a craft. Make sure to bring your baskets. (Rain date April 8th, 10am.) 10am. Main St., Highland.

April 1
Kid's Easter Egg Hunt 2023. Join us on April 1st and April 8th for both a kid's Easter egg Hunt and a Boozy Adult Egg hunt. Complimentary photos with the Easter Bunny from 12-3pm. Live Music on both April 1st and April 8th, 2-5pm. See below for more info and to register. Children's Easter Egg Hunt- 12pm. This is a FREE event! Please register so we can prepare. This event starts right at 12pm so please arrive early. After the hunt, feel free to take complimentary pictures with the Easter Bunny. The bunny will be available from 12pm-3pm. 12pm. 714 Albany Post Rd, New Paltz. (845) 255-9463.

April 9
Easter Sunday Grand BuffetEaster is just around the corner! Enjoy brunch from 9am - 2pm or dinner from 3 pm - 9pm. Must call for reservations. 9am. Ole Savannah Southern Table & Bar, 100 Rondout Landing, Kingston. 845-331-4283.

Sullivan County

April 1
Easter Egg Hunt. The Rock Hill Volunteer Ambulance Corp will be hosting its traditional fun filled 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Let's save the date, Saturday, April 1st with an alternate rain/snow date of Saturday, April 8. The Easter Egg Hunt is an exciting free event for children ages 0-14. All are welcome to participate in the activities during the hours of 10am to 1pm. There will be more than 18,000 eggs to find. Our mission is to strengthen the community bonds with each other and create everlasting memories. 10am. Thompson/Lake Ida Park, 53 Adams Rd, Glen Wild.

April 8
Easter Egg Hunt. Our Easter Bunny is excited to be coming back for our Easter Egg Hunt! Please join us with your little ones at the Grahamsville fairgrounds. Don't forget your Easter basket to collect eggs. Bring your camera to have lasting memories of this special day. The hunt starts promptly at 11am. This event is FREE and is held Rain, Snow or Shine! Looking forward to seeing you all there. 11:00am. Grahamsville Fair Grounds, 8230 State Rte 55, Grahamsville. (845) 985-5101.

April 8
Easter Egg Hunt! Enjoy an egg hunt, games, and meet the Easter Bunny at the Easter Egg Hunt in Freer Park! Join us Saturday, April 8, 1pm-3pm for the Town of Esopus' annual egg hunt, perfect for kids up to age 12. 1pm. 104 Canal St, Port Ewen. (845) 331-3709.

Greene County

April 7
Easter Egg Hunt at the Zoo. First Annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Zoo! Reservations are required. $25 per child includes egg hunt, pony ride, admission for child and 1 adult. Special appearance by the Easter Bunny! The Easter Bunny will be hopping around the zoo during the egg hunts so be sure to stop and take a picture with him! Petting & feeding areas throughout the zoo - playground - picnic area - gift shop. Please note the zoo will not be open to the general public for this special event. The zoo will open for the season on April 8th. For reservations please call 518-678-5665, email bailiwickzoo@aol.com, or message us here! Payment is due at the time of registration. 10:00am. Bailiwick Animal Park, 118 Castle Rd, Catskill. (518) 678-5665.

Putnam County

April 1
Easter Egg Hunt. FREE Easter egg hunt and petter zoo! Food will be available for purchase from a local food truck after service. 11am. FaithChurch.CC, 245 Main St, Cold Spring. (845) 203-0400.

April 9
Easter Brunch Buffet with the Easter Bunny. EJoin us on Sunday, April 9, 2023, for an Easter Brunch Buffet at Putnam County Golf Course. Omelet station and deliciously prepared foods buffet style. Fresh bread, muffins, Danish, and all of your Brunch Favorites with coffee, tea, soft drinks, and bottomless mimosas! Bring your camera and take photos with the Easter Bunny! Seatings at 10am and 12:30pm (1 1/2-hour seatings). An adult ticket must be purchased to bring children to see the Easter Bunny. Please specify a highchair or chair for children under 4 when purchasing your tickets. 10am. Putnam County Golf Course, 187 Hill St, Mahopac. (845) 808-1880.

April 9
Easter Brunch Buffet with the Easter Bunny. Enjoy a delicious Easter Brunch Buffet with our Special Guest, the Easter Bunny on Sunday, April 9th at Tilly's Table. We have 3 seatings are available. Seatings are for 1 1/2 hours: 10am in the barn, 11:30am in the restaurant, and 12:30pm in the barn. Enjoy all your brunch favorites including an omelet station, deliciously prepared foods buffet style, fresh breads, muffins, Danish, coffee, tea, soft drinks, and bottomless mimosas! Be sure to bring your Camera and take photos with the Easter Bunny! Adult tickets must be purchased for children to see the Easter Bunny. Please specify when buying under 4 tickets if you would like a chair or highchair. 10am. Tilly’s Table, 100 NY-312, Brewster. (845) 808-1840.

Westchester County

April 1, 2, 7 & 8
Harvest Moon Easter Egg Hunt. Each child’s ticket includes one egg hunt session, an egg carton for collecting eggs, and a set of bunny ears! Plus, a visit with the Easter Bunny! We offer three age groups for children: 3 years and under, 4 to 6 years, and 7 and 8 years.5pm., 130 Hardscrabble Rd, North Salem.


Updated 3/10/2023



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