Have a socially distanced brunch with the Easter Bunny at the Grenville Hotel and Restaurant.
Have a socially distanced brunch with the Easter Bunny at the Grenville Hotel and Restaurant.

Easter Bunny Pictures and Brunches for New Jersey Kids in 2021

Grab your bonnets and bow ties, and hop on over to a fun photo-op for your annual Easter Bunny pictures. We've got the scoop on where you can meet the long-eared guest of honor and take part in activities like Easter Bunny brunches, parades, story times, 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 or find the Easter Bunny at an Easter egg hunt.

Editor's note: While we are trying to promote safer activities that occur outdoors or with social distancing guidelines in place, please keep your family and others safe by always wearing a mask and maintaining an appropriate distance. Be sure to click through to the listings for complete information, including locations and times. Remember, many venues are limiting capacity and require advance reservations or ticket purchases.

Easter Bunny Breakfasts and Photo-ops

Grenville Hotel and Restaurant – Bay Head

Sunday, March 21
Head over to this lovely shore spot for a socially distanced brunch with the Easter Bunny. Three seating times are available and each child receives a gift with their meal. The brunch menu includes kid favorites like French toast, waffles, and bacon, as well as more sophisticated choices such as chicken francaise, penne vodka, and seabass with shellfish. There's also an omelet station.

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Fancy & Fresh Farms – New Milford

Saturday, March 27-Sunday, March 28
Enjoy a true farm breakfast with the Easter Bunny, including pancakes, lavender honey butter, sausage, fruit, juice, coffee, and tea. Children receive crayons, a coloring book, and a toy from the Easter Bunny. Every family has a chance to take a photo with the Easter Bunny.

Cosmopolitan – Wayne

​Saturday, March 27
This banquet hall hosts a three-course lunch (plus a kids' menu) with the Easter Bunny. Take professional photos with the big rabbit (no cell phone photos), participate in an Easter egg hunt, buy some raffle tickets, and enjoy coloring pages and goodie bags.

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Rainforest Café – Edison and Atlantic City

Saturday, April 3
Enjoy breakfast and Easter activities at the Rainforest Café where kids can take socially distanced photos with both the Easter Bunny and Cha Cha, the restaurant’s red-eyed tree frog mascot. Included in the ticket price are goodie bags, an Easter basket raffle, and more.

Steel Pier – Atlantic City

Saturday, April 3
Head to AC for Steel Pier's annual pancake breakfast with the Easter Bunny, from 11am-12:30pm. Kids under age 12 receive a free ride wristband with breakfast.

The Pop Shop – Collingswood and Medford

Sunday, April 4
Head on over for this family-friendly Easter Bunny meet-and-greet event. This year, instead of a buffet, patrons can order off the menu. Due to reduced capacity, reservations must be made in advance.

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Bunny Visits and Hayrides at Duffields – Sewell

Saturday, March 20; Saturday, March 27; Monday, March 29-Saturday, April 3
Grab a family ticket (max six people per ticket) and enjoy a hayride, photo-op with the Easter Bunny, and a treat for the kids.

Pictures With the Easter Bunny – Cranford

Saturday, March 27
You can also find the Easter Bunny hanging around Cranford and posing for socially distanced photos in the Cranford Gazebo and Centennial Village.

Down the Bunny Trail – Farmingdale

Saturday, March 27
At Camp Sacajawea, you can go on a scavenger hunt, snack on Peeps s’mores, do a bunny craft, and enjoy a spring-themed snack before snapping photos with the Easter Bunny. Entries are timed and activities are designed to be single touch.

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Easter Bunny at Alstede Farms
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Alstede's Easter and Springtime Family Festival – ​Chester

Saturday, March 27-Sunday, April 11
This favorite North Jersey farm is known for its pick-your-own fun, and this year, it's COVID-proofed its popular spring events. Enjoy hayrides, see barnyard animals, take physically-distanced pictures with the Easter Bunny, enjoy touchless egg hunts, and more. Buy tickets for specific time slots online before you go.

Gigi's Princess Easter Extravaganza – Bloomfield

Sunday, March 28
Get ready to glam it up at this unique meet and greet with Rapunzel and the Easter Bunny. Enjoy crafts, glittery makeup, princess dress-up, Easter goodie boxes, and more. Be sure to purchase tickets in advance.

Bunny Paint Cove at ​Loaded Burgers-N-BBQ – Garwood

​Saturday, April 3
Enjoy this interactive painting party with the Easter Bunny. Make a canvas painting, take photos with your favorite bunny, and slurp down a milkshake. Two sessions are available.

Plumkinville – Freehold

Saturday, April 3
Have some hippity-hoppity fun at the Plumkinville EGGstravaganza: Dye eggs, paint a canvas, hunt for eggs, and, of course, meet the Easter Bunny. This is a ticketed event.

Beacon Animal Rescue– Cape May

Saturday, April 3
It's a doggone good time at this pet-friendly Easter event, featuring treats, a DJ, an Easter Bunny appearance and adoptable animals.

Train Rides – Statewide

Multiple dates
All-aboard: The Easter Bunny is making appearances on several trains leaving from various stations throughout the state. Reservations are limited, so purchase tickets in advance.

Where to Take Easter Bunny Pictures in New Jersey​

The Easter Bunny returns to several malls in the Garden State for photos. Avoid the wait by making an appointment online. Book early for discounts, and bring the pets on certain days for their turn with the Easter Bunny.

Photos courtesy of the venues/events.

Originally published 2014.

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