Best Easter Egg Hunts for NJ Kids

Easter Egg Hunts by county for families in New Jersey

Easter is a few weeks away, but we’re still excited for the festivities and the warm weather. From train rides to photo shoots, the Bunny is making his way through the Garden State. And just as there are a million stories in the big city, there are a million Easter Egg Hunts in NJ. But we’re here to bring you the best of the best, so Happy Easter and Happy Hunting!

Easter Egg Hunt & Bonnet Contest at Heaven Hill Farm (Vernon, NJ)
March 26, 2016
Heaven Hill Farm will host egg hunts, a bonnet contest (1:30pm), a visit from the Easter Bunny, hayrides and more. Egg hunts will be held on the hour (12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm). All events are free to public. Please call (973) 764-5144 for more information.

Johnson’s Corner Farm (Burlington County)
March 18-26, 2016
Hop into Spring with an egg hunt hayride at Johnson’s Corner Farm. The hayride will drop everyone off at a field to play hopping games and hunt for five colorful eggs each. Upon return from the field, your little ones will be greeted by the Easter bunny and be given the opportunity to meet with the bunny, take pictures and receive a candy bag after all of the hard work they have done. Please call (609) 654-8643 for more details.

Hoboken Grace Community Church’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt (Hoboken, NJ)
March 19, 2016
The fourth annual Hoboken Grace Easter egg hunt will be held from 10:00am to 12:00pm and again from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. Mama Johnson Field will be filled with more than 20,000 candy-stuffed eggs. Activities will also include face painting, arts and crafts, bounce houses, carnival games and pictures with the Easter Bunny. This event is free and open to the public. Please call (201) 795-5485 for additional details.

Woolwich Township Annual Easter Egg Hunt (Woolwich Township, NJ)
March 19, 2016
With more than 10,000 candy, sticker and trinket filled eggs, Swedesboro Woolwich Parks and Recreation Committee and the Crossbridge Community Church will host its annual free Easter Egg Hunt at the Chrles G. Harker School. From 10am to 1pm, scrambles will take place every 20 minutes. There will also be free face painting, games, a bounce house and even free cookies. For additional details, please call (856) 467-2666.

Easter in the Park (Ridgewood, NJ)
March 26, 2016
Ridgewood will host its annual Easter in the Park celebration. Activities will include an Easter egg hunt, pictures with the Easter Bunny, as well as activities throughout town at participating stores. This event will be held at Memorial Park from 11am to 2pm. For more details, please call (201) 445-2600.

Liberty Hall Annual Easter Egg Hunt (Union, NJ)
March 26, 2016
Liberty Hall Museum, located on Kean University’s campus, will host its annual Easter egg hunt with a “surprise” visit from the Easter Bunny. Reservations required. Please call (908) 527-0400 with questions.

Easter Egg Hunt at Oasis Family Farm (Robbinsville, NJ)
March 19, 20, 25, 26, 2016
Bring your favorite basket, win prizes, and take pictures with the Easter Bunny. Spots can be reserved in advance by calling 609-259-7300.

Fanwood Easter Egg Hunt (Fanwood, NJ)
March 19, 2016
Fanwood hosts its annual Easter Egg Hunt in Forest Road Park. All children 10 and under are invited to meet the Easter Bunny and join the hunt. Rain date March 26.

Swing Into Spring Easter Egg Hunt (Chesterfield, NJ)
April 2, 2016
Little kids can enjoy a Great Lawn egg hunt, while older kids search the forest for hidden treasures. Lay back and relax on the picturesque property for an elegantly simple outdoor lunch. 11am to 3pm. Rain date April 3.

Easter Egg Hunt at Allaire (Farmingdale, NJ)
March 26, 2016
All are invited to Allaire Village for an Easter Egg Hunt with hunts for different age groups and special needs. A handmade Easter Bonnet Parade with prizes will be held at 3pm. The historic buildings will be open for the season.

Image: Hoboken Grace

Originally published 2012