Just as Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a visit to Santa, for many Westchester families, the same holds true for Easter and the Easter Bunny. While encounters are often possible at town egg hunts (we’ll cover that separately), there are many other opportunities to meet the bunny this spring.
Below we’ve rounded up 14 ways to say cheese with the rabbit. These include breakfasts, train rides, photo-ops for kids with special needs, and even the chance to go ice skating with the Easter Bunny. And more! Read on for the rundown and additional details.
Looking for more? Hop across the border to find out where you can dine with the Easter Bunny in Connecticut. And keep tabs on our Event Calendar for numerous other ways to celebrate Easter.
Visit with the Easter Bunny at Stew Leonard's holiday celebration.
Jefferson Valley Mall – Yorktown Heights
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Hop over to Jefferson Valley Mall for breakfast with the Easter Bunny! There will be arts and crafts, games, a bounce house, costumed characters, and more. Reservations are not required, and we’re told that all will be accommodated. FREE
Galleria – White Plains
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Meet in the Food Court for breakfast with the Easter Bunny.
Stew Leonard's – Yonkers
Saturday, April 13–Sunday, April 14, 2019
Enjoy a festive meal and photo op with the Easter Bunny and other characters. Choose from breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Early registration is recommended, as these events sell out.
The Easter Bunny is coming to the Cross County Shopping Center for photos and visits! Photo courtesy of the Cross County Shopping Center
Cross County Shopping Center – Yonkers
Friday, March 29 – Friday, April 19, 2019
The Easter Bunny is hopping over to the mall for daily photo ops over a three-week span. Reservations are accepted but not required. Children will receive a free gift.
The Westchester – White Plains
Friday, March 29 – Saturday, April 20, 2019
The early start date of this Easter Bunny photo op allows ample time before Easter to check this off your to-do list! Schedule an appointment to minimize wait time.
Caring Bunny at The Westchester – White Plains
Sunday, April 7, 2019
This Easter Bunny encounter offers families that have children with special needs a subdued environment to participate in the Bunny Photo Experience.
Sensitive Bunny at Jefferson Valley Mall – Yorktown Heights
Sunday, April 7, 2019
Children with special needs and their families are invited to attend a private photo session with the Easter Bunny, where extra care is taken to support the sensory, physical, and other developmental needs of children.
Bunny Cares at the Palisades – West Nyack
Sunday, April 7, 2019
A sensory-friendly visit with the Easter Bunny is offered at the Palisades Center, allowing a calm environment. Register in advance; this fills up quickly. Photo packages are available for purchase. FREE
Easter Bunny Photos with Your Pet – Scarsdale
Saturday, April 13 – Sunday, April 14, 2019
Drop in to PetSmart either Saturday or Sunday for family pictures with the Easter Bunny—and be sure to bring your family's furry friend. FREE
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Danbury Railway Museum will offer train rides to see the Easter Bunny. Photo courtesy of the museum
Easter Bunny Train – Kingston
Saturdays, April 6-20, 2019
Hop aboard the Easter Bunny Train of the historic Catskill Mountain Railroad. Enjoy added attractions such as an egg hunt and a photo-op with the Easter Bunny. Five rides are offered per day. Allow one hour for the total experience.
Easter Bunny Train at the Danbury Railway Museum – Danbury
Saturdays and Sundays, April 13-20, 2019
Hop aboard the bunny express! Admission includes a ride through the rail-yard on a vintage train, a visit with the Easter Bunny, and a small gift for children from the fluffy guy. There are also temporary tattoos and a coloring station, a Thomas play table, and museum exhibits.
Meet the Easter Bunny at Sparklicious at White Plains City Center. Photo courtesy of Sparklicious
More Bunny Fun
Skate with the Easter Bunny – Larchmont
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Get ready for Easter by gliding along with the Easter Bunny at the ice-skating rink!
Easter Egg Hunt Bunny Bounce – Elmsford
Thursday, April 18 – Friday, April 19, 2019
Enjoy a special Easter-themed event at Bounce U in Elmsford with an hour of bouncing on inflatable rides, an indoor egg hunt, a visit from the Easter Bunny, and holiday-themed refreshments. Two times are offered.
Easter Bunny Festival – White Plains
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Sparklicious is hosting a sparkly bash at White Plains City Center, featuring not only a meet-and-greet with the Easter Bunny but also face painting, contests with prizes, dancing, and games. Children receive Easter eggs. FREE