Easter 2021 activities in NY

While some Easter egg hunts and photos with the Easter Bunny have been cancelled (again) because of Covid-19, some are happening!


NYC Virtual Easter Parade

The city’s festive annual Easter Parade will be virtual for the second year in a row to keep things Covid-19 safe. 

But you can still claim glory by posting your best Easter bonnet and finery to Instagram. Tag it with #EasterOnFifth by 5 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 4. Winners will be announced at 6 p.m. The prize? A one-night stay in a deluxe room at the Pierre Hotel on Fifth Avenue, plus a continental breakfast for two.

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NYSoM Easter Eggstravaganza

Join NYSoM for a socially-distanced and masked Easter egg hunt, a painted Easter egg giveaway, Easter crafts and activities. Groups of 5 hunters at a time every 10 minutes will take part in this hunt for kids 12 and under. It’s free, and first-come, first-served. Register now!

Tickets: free

April 3, 2-6 p.m.

Rodale Pleasant Park Community Garden 

114th Street between 1st Avenue and Pleasant Avenue


Online: eventbrite.com/e/nysom-easter-eggstravaganza


Eggstravaganza with the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

The bad news: the popular egg dying event at the Cathedral is not happening this year. The good news: the church’s educator Ashley Frenkel created a video tutorial on how to color Easter eggs naturally, using color sources such as turmeric, onion skins, teas, cabbage, beets and coffee! 


Green Meadows Farm Egg Hunt

Green Meadows Farm is hosting an outdoor Easter egg hunt event at Brooklyn at Aviator Sports & Events Center. we are ready to see the smiles at our outdoor Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Kids hunt for treasure-filled eggs, pose for a pic with Whiskers the Easter Bunny, visit the Bunny Barn, hop on some tractors for photo op, glide down a hay wagon slide and more. 

March 27 & 28, April 2-4 & 10 & 11, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Tickets: $12

Green Meadows Farm Brooklyn 

Aviator Sports and Events Center

3159 Flatbush Ave.

Online: eventbrite.com

Colors Effect Easter Eggstravaganza

This Easter event will include games, music, snacks and a photo with the Easter bunny. All paint supplies are provided. Due to social distancing rules, one parent per family. Masks are required. Ages five and up. 

Sun., April 4, 3-6 p.m.

Tickets: $35

1454 St. Johns Pl. 

Crown Heights


Online: colorseffect.com


Barnyard Egg Hunt at Queens County Farm Museum

The Queens County Farm Museum is hosting its annual egg hunt with social distancing built in. (Timed tickets will be sold for egg hunts throughout the day.) Spread out on the farm’s 47 acres of outdoor space, visit with the farm’s animals and hop on a hayride. Bring your own basket if you can.  Food vendors will be on the farm all day selling treats. Advance tickets are required, and guests must follow Covid-19 safety protocol.

March 27 & April 3, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Tickets: $12/person

Queens County Farm Museum

73-50 Little Neck Parkway

Floral, Ny


Online: queensfarm.org

Young Chefs Academy Easter Workshops

Join Young Chefs Academy for workshops on Saturday and Sunday. Saturday brings sweet and savory treats for kids ages 6 and up; Sunday is a Easter Gingerbread Workshop for kids ages 4 to 10. 

Sat., April 3, Sun., April 4

Tickets: $45-60

116-10 Queens Blvd. 

Forest Hills


Online: foresthillsny.youngchefsacademy.com


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