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Easter weekend events in Brooklyn & beyond

There are so many ways for Brooklyn families to celebrate Easter this year! Check out our roundup of family-friendly egg hunts and other Easter events in our neighborhoods.

Easter Weekend School Holiday | Prospect Park

Friday, March 29 | 12-4pm | FREE

Join Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation. Participants will explore the Lake and Lullwater, learn about animals in the Audubon’s collection, and take a Wilderness Walk to search for birds along Prospect Park’s nature trails. There will also be Carousel Rides from 12 – 5 pm! $3 per ride, $13 for a book of 5 tickets.

Governors Island Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 30 | 10am-3pm | FREE

Back for a second year, this pop­u­lar spring­time event will have 50,000 can­dy-filled eggs across sev­er­al areas of Gov­er­nors Island, along with an island-wide scav­enger hunt that everyone can take a crack at, plus an addi­tion­al hunt for chil­dren ages 5 and under. There will also be per­for­mances from Bub­bledad and Won­der­Spark Pup­pets, spring-themed arts and crafts with Red Hook Art Project, “Meet the Chick­ens” with Earth Mat­ter NY, family photos with a spring bunny, and more! The egg hunt is first come, first served as sup­plies last, and will take place con­tin­u­ous­ly through­out the day. No pre-reg­is­tra­tion is required, and the event is rain or shine. Note: heavy vis­i­tor traf­fic to Gov­er­nors Island is expected for the Egg Hunt; it is strong­ly rec­om­mend­ed that you reserve fer­ry tick­ets in advance!

Easter Sundaes (on Saturday!) at the Social | Prospect Heights

Saturday, March 30 | 10am-12pm | $25/child

Come join us for a fun-filled morning of sundae making and Easter festivities, best for ages 2-8! We will be hand churning a custom, Easter-inspired ice cream flavor that will be available at this event ONLY! Each child gets to help churn the ice cream, and make a delicious sundae with our Easter ice cream and unlimited toppings! There will also be themed arts and crafts and a classic egg hunt. Each child may have 2 adult chaperones. Complimentary coffee will be provided for adults, and mimosas and ice cream will be available for purchase! Children 9 – 17 years old will not be admitted. Babies 23 months and younger may accompany ticket holders and their chaperones at no additional cost.

The Brooklyn Heights Annual Spring Egg Hunt | Pierrepont Playground | Brooklyn Heights

Saturday, March 30 | 11am-12pm | FREE

Hosted by the Brooklyn Heights Association, this annual egg hunt takes place at Pierrepont Playground, on the Brooklyn Promenade.

Seaport Kids x SPRINGTOPIA at The Seaport | South Street Seaport

Saturday, March 30 | 11am-2pm FREE activities in the Plaza

With free activities like Hype Dance, face painting, spring wreath-making, egg races, and Easter Bunny selfies on Seaport Square, there’s plenty of afternoon activities to keep kids busy and spark their creative sides.

Easter Egg Hunt at Coffey Park | Red Hook

Saturday, March 30 | 12pm | FREE

Join Redemption Church and the Red Hook community for games, music, giveaways, refreshments, and lots of eggs filled with goodies! There will be a special performance by DJ E NYC.

Hippity-Hop Easter Celebration with Dancewave | Atlantic Terminal Mall

Saturday, March 30 | 12-1:30pm | FREE

Join us for a high-energy, free hip hop dance class that’s perfect for dancers of all levels as we partner with Dancewave for a fun take on Easter celebrations this season. Join us for a free meet & greet and photos with the Easter bunny as well at Atlantic Terminal! This event is open to all ages and skill levels, so whether you’re a seasoned dancer or just starting out, come join us for a hopping good time! Costumes are encouraged, so feel free to dress in your Easter best or rock your favorite hip-hop gear.

Town Square’s Spring Egg Hunt | Greenpoint

Saturday, March 30 | 10 AM, 11 AM, 1 PM & 2 PM | $20 in advance ($30 at the door); Parents $10 in advance ($15 at the door)

Town Square’s annual egg hunt has become a much loved community event, and the perfect way to celebrate spring!  Held this year at Greenpoint’s fourfivesix, the hunt also includes photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny, eggstacular crafts, and live music. Grab your baskets and usher in the warm weather with Town Square!

Pre-Easter Eggs-travaganza at The William Vale | Williamsburg

Saturday, March 30 | 12-2pm | $55.20

Welcome to the Pre-Easter Eggs-travaganza! Join us at The William Vale for an afternoon filled with egg-citing activities. Drop off your kids and enjoy a child-free Saturday brunch at Leuca while your kids hunt for eggs and make Easter crafts with our child-care professionals. Don’t forget to snap a pic with the Easter Bunny! It’s going to be an eggs-travagant time you won’t want to miss. Mark your calendars and hop on over for a day of egg-ceptional fun! All parents and/or guardians must be on the premise of The William Vale and we highly encourage you to enjoy brunch at Leuca. To make a reservation please call 718.581.5900 or visit our website. Children must be 4 years old or older. All children must be properly potty-trained to attend.

Easter Bunny Brunch @ 390 Social | Park Slope

Sunday, March 31 | 11am-4pm | $35/adult, $25/kid

Join us for brunch with the Easter Bunny! He will be hopping around from table to table to say hello to your littles and take as many pictures as your iPhone can hold! Brunch is a self-service buffet including brunch dishes such as french toast, breakfast paella, tortilla espanola, and more! Full bar available for adults.

Easter Bunny Roller Skate @ Pier 2 Roller Skating Rink | Brooklyn Bridge Park

Sunday, March 31 | 1-8:30pm | $12 skate admission, $8 skate rental (skate mates are $6)

Hippity Hoppity Easter’s on the Way! The Easter Bunny is hoppin’ on over to Brooklyn Bridge Skating on Easter Sunday! Tickets will not be pre-sold to this event. All Admissions must be purchased the day of at our ticket window. This event is first come, first serve!

Updated: March 26, 2024. Main Image: Springtopia at the Seaport.

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