The Kids Will Love These Hudson Valley Easter Egg Hunts
Let the little ones run loose in search of plastic eggs, chocolates, and maybe even the Easter bunny.
With Easter only days away, the Hudson Valley is hopping with holiday brunches and egg hunts galore. This year, there’s a hunt for every age group. From chocolate and glow-in-the-dark eggs to 21 and over competitions and Easter bunny photo ops, there is a little something for everyone.
Easter Egg Hunt at Harvest Moon Farm and Orchard North Salem
Mar 30-31: In addition to an egg hunt, this multi-tiered event includes hayrides, a bounce house, and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Advance registration is required. $15. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 914.485.1210; www.harvestmoonfarmandorchard.com
Crown Maple Bunny Brunch and Egg Hunt Dover Plains
Mar. 31: Crown Maple’s annual Bunny Brunch and Egg Hunt is bound to sell out, so get tickets while you can. Each seating includes breakfast, a photo with the Easter bunny, and an egg hunt. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children over 3. 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. 845.877.0640; www.crownmaple.com
Old Fashioned Easter Egg Hunt at Waryas Park Poughkeepsie
Mar. 31: John Flowers’ Easter egg hunt is open to participants of every age, with the 10 a.m. slot for 1-2 year olds and the 12:30 p.m. slot for seniors age 80 and up. It’s the perfect weekend event for the whole family. 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 845.471.7565; www.facebook.com
Orange County Egg Hunt at Thomas Bull Memorial Park Campbell Hall
Mar 31: The littlest ones will be over the moon for this egg hunt, which is designed for kids ages 7 and under. Once the search, complete with special eggs, wraps, kids can head into the inflatable jump castle or snack on a treat from the ice cream truck. Rain date is Apr. 1. 1 p.m. 845.457.4910; www.orangecountynyparks.com
Teen Glow Hunt at Mohonk Mountain House New Paltz
Mar. 31: Rope the teenagers into the festivities with this nighttime hunt complete with glow-in-the-dark eggs. Participation is open to overnight guests only. 8:30 p.m. 855.883.3798; www.mohonk.com
Plastic eggs scattered across the grounds at Mohonk Mountain House. Photo courtesy of Mohonk Mountain House.
Easter Egg Hunt at Mohonk Mountain House New Paltz
Apr. 1: Parents and kids can work together in this family style hunt. Once participants are divided by age, the race is on to collect the most eggs. Stay tuned for a special appearance from the Easter bunny. Participation is open to overnight guests only. 10 a.m. 855.883.3798; www.mohonk.com
Adult Easter Egg Hunt at Mohonk Mountain House New Paltz
Apr. 1: This scramble is an adults-only version, with 300 liquor-filled golden eggs hidden throughout an expansive field. One lucky grown-up will head home with a jumbo golden egg stuffed with a special prize. Participation is open to overnight guests only. 11 a.m. 855.883.3798; www.mohonk.com
Annual Easter Egg Hunt at First Baptist Church of White Plains White Plains
Apr. 1: Over 1,000 eggs hide on the lawn at the First Baptist Church in White Plains. Kids ages 2 to 12 can collect as many as their baskets can carry before getting one-of-a-kind artwork from the onsite face painter. 11:45 a.m. 914.949.5207; www.firstbaptistwhiteplains.org