Easter comes early this year -- don't miss out on the fun Easter activities starting soon throughout Central CT! We've listed some great places that are hosting egg hunts and bunny visits, so grab your baskets and have some fun with this annual tradition. Also check out the Easter events we've rounded up in Fairfield County if you're inclined to venture a bit farther.
Golden Egg Hunt at Doolittle Park, Wallingford - March 10, 2016
On March 10th in Wallingford The Golden Egg Hunt will be hosted at Doolittle Park in the playscape area. For children ages 1-5 the hunt will begin at 7:00 pm; for older children ages 6-11 the hunt will begin at 7:15 pm. Plastic eggs filled with candy along with 9 special GOLD EGGS for each group will be spread throughout the park. Participants are asked to find only ONE Gold Egg. Once found, you may redeem your prize for the golden egg at the table at Doolittle Park. Parents should be aware that if they have a young child and an older child two adults will be required to participate in both events. Parents are asked to bring a basket and a flashlight for their child.
78 S Elm Street, Wallingford, CT 06492
Breakfast with Easter Bunny at the Cheshire-Southington YMCA - March 12, 2016
On March 12th, the Cheshire-Southington YMCA will host Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, an egg hunt, and arts & crafts. Session 1 is held from 9-10 am and session 2 is 10:30-11:30 am. All are welcome; special rate offered for members.
30 High Street, Southington, CT 06489
Eggs-travaganza at Stew Leonard's - March 22, 2016
Stew Leonard’s in Newington is having a free Easter Egg Hunt Eggs-travaganza on Tuesday, March 22nd, starting at 4 pm. Children ages 8 and under will be given a map of Stew Leonard’s and a bag to collect eggs from costumed characters throughout the store. Each egg will contain prizes that include candy, board games, toys, and gift cards. After the egg hunt children will be able to take photos with the Easter bunny.
3475 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT 06111
Imperial Oil Egg Hunt - March 25, 2016
The 45th Annual Imperial Oil Egg Hunt is being held on March 25th. This is a free, fun family event at the South Windsor High School Stadium. Children will hunt for plastic eggs, meet the Easter bunny, and enjoy a hot drink or snack. Hunt times are split up by age group with children aged 2 starting at 10 am and increasing one year every 15 minutes. In conjunction with the Egg Hunt, the South Windsor Jr. Women's Club will sponsor the "Kids Fair" at the High School from 10 am to 1 pm. The Kids Fair includes games, prizes, and fun for the entire family. Held rain or shine!
161 Nevers Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
Easter Egg Hunt at Farmington Miniature Golf - March 26, 2016
The annual Easter egg hunt at Farmington Miniature Golf will be on Saturday March 26th, from 11-2 pm. Join in the hunt for over 10,000 Easter Eggs plus tons more family fun with face painting by Sparkle The Clown, ice cream, a bounce house, and pictures with the Easter Bunny! The event is emceed by Mike Stacy of Lite 100.5 FM. This year Farmington Mini Golf is proud to announce that they will also be offering a sensory-friendly, accessible to all hunt!
1048 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06032
Easter Egg Hunt & Easter Bunny Visit at the New England Air Museum - March 25, 2016
There is an Easter Egg Hunt & Easter Bunny Visit at the New England Air Museum on Friday, March 25th, beginning at 11 am. Bring your own basket for the egg hunt. Activities also include open cockpits and the Museum's Flight Sim Spot, which allows visitors to use state-of-the-art simulators with real cockpit controls. The Easter Bunny will also be available for visits and pictures until 3 pm.
36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT 06096
Easter Bunny Fun Day at the Trolley Museum - March 26, 2016
Easter Bunny Fun Day will take place Saturday, March 26th, from 10 am to 4:30 pm at the Connecticut Trolley Museum. Each child will receive an Easter egg containing a small prize. Additional activities include face painting, tattoos, crafts, a train table, and more.
58 North Road, East Windsor, CT 06088
Eggstravaganza at the New Britain Youth Museum - March 26, 2016
Check out the Eggstravaganza at the New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park in Kensington on Saturday, March 26th, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. There will be an Easter story, visit with rabbits and hunt for Easter surprises. The Egg hunt is ongoing, with the number of eggs limited per child. Children up to age 10 years old are welcome to hunt. Admission is free for members and non-members are $8 per participating child.
191 Farmington Avenue, Kensington, CT 06037
Originally published on 3/3/13.