Where to Take Easter Bunny Pictures in NYC in 2022

Pose for Easter Bunny pictures at the Queens County Farm Museum's annual Barnyard Egg Hunt. Photo courtesy of the museum
Pose for Easter Bunny pictures at the Queens County Farm Museum's annual Barnyard Egg Hunt. Photo courtesy of the museum

With Easter just weeks away, the Easter Bunny is getting ready to make appearances all over New York City this spring, including on Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022—so you'll have plenty of opportunities to pose for Easter Bunny pictures across the five boroughs.

Our picks for Easter Bunny pictures in NYC include everything from professional studio shots to DIY Easter Bunny pictures at local egg hunts. But, beware: You better hop to it. Many of these outings require reservations, so book now. You're likely to find the Easter Bunny at local Easter brunches or Easter egg hunts in NYC, too!

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Where to Take Easter Bunny Pictures in Manhattan

Easter Fun Day Cruise with Egg Hunt 2022 – Lower East Side

Sunday, April 16-Sunday, April 17
Sail past the skyline with the Easter Bunny. Book an Easter brunch cruise to enjoy the views, plus a variety of holiday entertainment. Brunch attendees can hunt for eggs, have their faces painted, and do arts and crafts. Attendees on every cruise get a chance to visit and pose for Easter Bunny pictures. Book tickets in advance online.

Easter Bunny Hop – Hell's Kitchen

Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 17
Get your hop on to classics like Rockin’ Robin and The Bunny Hop at this dance party with the Easter Bunny. Kids get to help solve the mystery of the missing eggs and then sit for individual Easter Bunny pictures. Note: Photos are only available with the purchase of VIP tickets ($25). General Admission ticket holders may purchase Easter Bunny pictures for $20 a session at the event.

Big Apple Portraits offers live bunny and chick photo sessions for Easter
Big Apple Portraits takes a custom Easter portrait complete with live chicks. Photo courtesy of the studio

Big Apple Portraits — Upper West Side

Saturday, April 2; call 212-600-4457 to reserve your session
At Big Apple Portraits, kids can take Easter pictures with real, live chicks who are relocated to a loving farm after their modeling career is over; part of your payment goes toward their care. Additional spring props and backgrounds are also available. While session dates aren't yet listed on the website, we've called to confirm that they will happen in 2022.

NYSoM Easter Eggstravaganza 2022 – East Harlem

Saturday, April 16
Snag a selfie with the Easter bunny at this community event. NYSoM hosts its annual egg hunt in the Rodale Pleasant Park Community Garden. The fun includes an egg race, egg decorating, crafts, and face time with the Easter Bunny, including photo opportunities. Admission is first come, first served. FREE

Think N' Fun's Annual Egg Hunt at Sakura Park and Riverside Park – Morningside Heights and Upper West Side

Saturday, April 9 and Saturday, April 16
Get the chance to take a photo with the Easter bunny at two events. These organizers host two events on different days, and all children are required to have a ticket to keep the crowds in check and ensure there are eggs for all. A special, discounted rate is offered for infants. Hunt in Sakura Park on Saturday, April 9, or Riverside Park on Saturday, April 16.

​Easter Bunny Pictures in Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx

Photos With the Easter Bunny – Elmhurst, Queens

Friday, March 25-Saturday, April 16
Head to the third level of the Queens Center Mall to strike a pose with the Easter Bunny. There's also a special Bunny Cares event on Sunday, April 3, offered in partnership with Autism Speaks and featuring a sensory-friendly Easter Bunny picture experience for families. Reservations are required. Easter Bunny picture packages are available starting at $34.99. Reserve in advance online to guarantee your spot. Note: On Saturday, April 16, the Easter Bunny accepts walk-ins only.

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The Bartow-Pell mansion hosts two days worth of egg hunts and Easter Bunny pictures
At the Bartow-Pell Mansion, children can hunt for eggs and take a photo with the Easter Bunny. Photo courtesy of the museum

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum – Pelham Bay

Saturday, April 9 and Saturday, April 16
The gorgeous grounds of the 19th-century Bartow-Pell Mansion open for this annual Easter egg hunt, where you can also pose for an Easter Bunny picture; just bring your camera. A craft table, games, and light refreshments are available when the kids are all egged out. There is a $10/child fee, and advance registration is required.

Crossroads Christian Church Easter Eggstravaganza – Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

Saturday, April 9
Crossroads Christian Church hosts its sixth annual Easter Eggstravaganza, with games, face painting, and a chance to take a photo with the Easter Bunny. Make sure to pre-register online to secure your spot. FREE

Queens County Farm Museum's Barnyard Egg Hunt – Little Neck, Queens

Saturday, April 9 and Saturday, April 16
Little bunnies can dance the bunny hop, play outdoor games, and hunt for eggs in the orchard. Pose for Easter Bunny pictures and meet live barnyard animals at this working farm. Tickets also include a hayride. This super-popular event requires purchasing tickets online in advance.

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Town Square's Easter egg hunt includes pictures with the Easter Bunny
Party with the Easter Bunny at the Town Square Egg Hunt. Photo courtesy of the event

Town Square Egg Hunt – Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Saturday, April 16
Community association Town Square hosts its very popular annual egg hunt. Snap a photo with the bunny, enjoy live music, get your face painted, and gather eggs. Parents can enjoy Bloody Marys or mimosas at the event for an extra fee. Pre-register online to reserve your spot.

Easter Kids Party at Doha – Astoria, Queens

Saturday, April 16-Sunday, April 17
Local bar and eatery, Doha pulls out all the stops at this shindig featuring the Easter Bunny, egg hunts, a dance party, a magic show, face painting, balloon twisting, sweet treats, and party favors. Purchase timed-entry tickets in advance for one of two time slots: 12pm-2:30pm and 3pm-5:30pm.

Where to Take Easter Bunny Pictures Near NYC

If you're hitting the nearby suburbs to visit friends or family or just looking for an extra special Easter-themed day trip, you can catch up with the Easter Bunny aboard one of these New Jersey trains.

We've also found a handful of Easter Bunny brunches and photo-ops in Westchester and the Hudson Valley and Long Island, too.

This post originally published in March 2010 is updated annually.

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