Have breakfast with the Bunny at Fred & Ethel's. Photo courtesy of the restaurant
Have breakfast with the Bunny at Fred & Ethel's. Photo courtesy of the restaurant

Easter Bunny Brunches and Photo-Ops for New Jersey Kids

Grab your bonnets and bow ties, and hop on over to a fun photo-op with the Easter Bunny. We've got the scoop on where you can meet the long-eared guest of honor and take part in activities like bunny brunches, parades, storytimes, and crafts.

Looking for a more straightforward meet-and-greet? Check out our listing of professional photo setups at malls throughout the Garden State below. And if you'd rather take a train ride with your favorite hare, you can always hop aboard the Easter Express

Bunny Breakfasts

The Bunny will be on hand for photos and fun at historic Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center.

Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center – Bloomfield
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Head over to this historic mansion for brunch, craft time, photos with the Easter Bunny, and other special treats. Reservations are required.

Alstede Farms' offers an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet featuring the Bunny, plus lots of other Easter fun.

Alstede Farms – Chester 
Saturdays and Sundays, April 6-7 and 13-14, and Friday, April 19, 2019
Pick-your-own favorite Alstede Farms has an all-you-can eat breakfast buffet (three seating times) with the Easter Bunny, where you’ll enjoy French toast, sausage, bacon, eggs, potatoes, and more. Admission includes access to all activities in the Festival Area, including hayrides, continuous egg hunts (five eggs per child plus a golden egg), a moon bounce, pony rides, and more. There's also a campfire with four complimentary marshmallows per kid, free apple cider, a walk-through reading of the book Jelly Bean and the Unbreakable Egg, and games where top prizes include a family day pass. Reservations are required.

The Garlic Rose – Cranford
Saturday, April 13, 2019
The Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce is again hosting its popular Easter Bunny Breakfast at the Garlic Rose. Reservations are a must. 

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Meet Sonny the Bunny and Friends for Easter brunch and an egg hunt at iPlay America. 

iPlay America – Freehold 
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Meet the VIB (very important bunny) at a breakfast with Sonny the Bunny. Guests will also have a VIB photo opportunity with Sonny the Bunny (free digital photo download!). After breakfast, head into the park for the Colossal Carrot Adventure to collect eggs filled with treats, prizes, and raffle prizes.

Rainforest Café – Edison and Atlantic City
Saturday and Sunday, April 13-14, 2019
Enjoy the Easter Adventure at the Rainforest Café (Edison and Atlantic City locations), where kids can take photos with both the Easter Bunny and Cha Cha, the restaurant’s red-eyed tree frog mascot. The ticketed brunch will feature eggs, bacon, sausage, French toast, carved ham, hash browns, fruit, cereal, and breakfast treats. Included in the ticket price are an egg hunt, Easter basket raffle, goodie bags, and more. 

Garden State Discovery Museum – Cherry Hill
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Hop over to breakfast (two seatings) at the Garden State Discovery Museum, and meet the Easter Bunny!

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The Easter Bunny hops into Smithville this spring. Photo courtesy of Historic Smithville

Fred & Ethel's Lantern Light – Absecon
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Have breakfast with the Bunny at Fred & Ethel's, or catch up with him at the Smithville Shoppes to pose for Easter pics on select dates

Steel Pier – Atlantic City
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Head to AC for Steel Pier's annual Pancake Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, from 10:30am – 12:30pm. 

Camden Children’s Garden – Camden
Saturday, April 20, 2019
This annual event includes a Bunny Brunch, egg hunt, carousel ride, and crafts.

The Pop Shop – Collingswood
Sunday, April 21, 2019
Head over to this cafe for a family-friendly Easter Bunny Buffet featuring brunch, desserts, spring coloring sheets, and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

Try and snag the bunny on the carousel at Camden Children's Garden.


The Bernard's Inn – Bernardsville
2019 Dates TBA
For a bit of a fancier atmosphere, hop on over to The Bernard's Inn for brunch. Kids will have the chance to enter contests and win prizes. Reservations are required.


Turtle Back Zoo – West Orange
Saturdays and Sundays, April 13-14 and 20-21, 2019
The Easter Bunny will make a special stop at the zoo, where the fun will include stories read by zoo staff followed by a meet-and-greet with the E.B. You'll also have a chance to meet one of the zoo's resident animals.

The Bunny hops over to Imagine That! for pics and a parade. 


Imagine That! – Florham Park
Sunday, April 21, 2019
Meet the Easter Bunny on Easter morning, take pics, and participate in a parade. All paying kids get an Easter gift. Pre-purchasing tickets is required. 

The Easter Bunny returns to several Simon Malls in NJ for photos. Avoid the wait by making an appointment online for a $10 fee, which will be deducted from your photo package. 

Worldwide Photography is springing into action to offer some special Easter Bunny photo-ops. Order a package online to avoid the wait and purchase discounted packages (starting at about $30 per package). Look for discount days online for additional savings, and bring the pets on certain days for their turn with the Easter Bunny.

Easter Bunny photos will also take place at:

Photos courtesy of the venues/events.

Originally published 2014. 

iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ 07728

Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ 08103

Rainforest Cafe
520 Menlo Park Dr. Menlo Park Mall
Edison, NJ 08837

Rainforest Cafe
2201 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Imagine That!
4 Vreeland Road
Florham Park, NJ 07932

The Bernard's Inn
27 Mine Brook Road
Bernardsville, NJ 07924

Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ 07930

Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center
40 Belleville Ave.
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

The Garlic Rose
28 North Ave. E
Cranford, NJ 07016

Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

Phillipsburg Mall
1200 Highway 22 East
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road, Suite 100
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

The Pop Shop
729 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ 08108

Fred & Ethel's Lantern Light
North New York Road
Absecon, NJ 08205