Find a local Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Parade, Easter Brunch, etc.

Looking for a local Easter egg hunt for your children? Or an Easter parage, Easter brunch or breakfast or other Easter events in New Haven County, Connecticut?  Scroll down this page and you will see all of thoses in New Haven County, Connecticut, sorted by county. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

If you know of one we missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

Updates for December 2018

December: Easter Sunday will April 21, 2019, If you plan to hold an Easter egg hunt, add or update your information as soon as you can. In 2018 most Easter egg hunts were held on either Saturday, March 24, 2018 or Saturday, March 31, 2018. ALWAYS click the links to check date and time with the event's own website, as there are often last minute changes due to weather or logistical problems, just click on the link to the event's website and (in most cases), you want to click on the "events" link or "calendar" link on their website. Or use their site search for "Easter". Do let them know you found them here, so they will update us next year.  Since many egg hunts do not publish the current year's dates until the very last minute, we may not get their current information, which is why we have links to their websites, facebook pages and calendars. See their events calendar. There are also Easter breakfasts and brunches and Easter parades to watch!

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Easter Egg Hunt, Parade and Event Listings

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  • Branford CT Easter Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunt
    Branford residents only. Ages 10 and under. Free. Event date and time: Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 11 am, raindate a week later. Sharp No registration necessary. Foote Memorial Park. 
  • Christ The Redeemer Church - Easter egg hunts for children, Easter egg hunts for infant, Easter egg hunts for toddlers, Held indoors in bad weather, FREE admission, Children's music and storytelling, Bring a basket to collect the eggs!, restrooms
    114 Roxbury Road, Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 203-264-2407. Email: VBS@ChristTheRedeemerCT.org.Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 10:00am. Join us for a FREE Egg Hunt and telling of the Eater Story at 10am, rain or shine. All ages through 5th grade. Please bring your own basketDirections: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Free - no payments needed for anything. Click here for our Facebook page. We will have a short play before the egg hunt. This egg hunt is open to children from birth through 5th grade. Please bring your own basket. This event is Rain or Shine!.
  • Dinosaur Place Annual Dino Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunt
    The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village, 1650 Hartford-New London Turnpike, Montville, CT. Phone: 860-443-4367. Event date and time: April 2, 2016 at 10:30 am; Weather Date April 9, 2016. NOTE: Thyis event sells out weeks beforehand, so buy tickets very early. Participant Price: Park Admission* + $3.50. Adult Price: Park Admission* Adult and Senior Members will be admitted free... (no children required :-). Easter Bunny Fun Day is a family fun filled day where each child will get an Easter Egg containing a surprise, and a small craft to create. Around the Museum will be face painting, tattoos, train tables to play at, bubble tables, and of course the Easter Bunny. The Easter Bunny will be around visiting with everyone, so don't forget your camera! Ride the trolley cars, enjoy a film on trains and trolleys in the theater, and shop for souvenirs in the gift shop. Spend a relaxing day with the family at the Trolley Museum and get rid of that cabin fever!
  • Essex CT Eggstravaganza - Easter egg hunt
    Grove Street Park, Essex, CT. Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 10:00 AM Sharp. Eggstravaganza is our annual Egg Hunt for children up to second grade. All participants are encouraged to visit the Essex Town Hall auditorium at 9:15am for story time with the Easter Bunny, with the egg hunt to follow in the park. Don’t forget to bring a basket to help collect Easter eggs! 
  • FUMC Wallingford Easter Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunts for children, Easter egg hunts for toddlers, Easter egg hunts for all ages (includes adults), Held indoors in bad weather, Tents or other provisions are made for bad weather, FREE admission, Children's crafts, Children's music and storytelling,
    941 Old Rock Hill Road, Wallinford, CT 06451. Phone: 203-213-7609. Email: linsey@mwchrysalis.org. Event date and time: I cannot find anything on their calendar or website for this year - Based on last year's date, it SHOULD be held on Saturday, March 24, 2018 (but be sure to check on their website or call them first as may have changed) from 11 am to 1 pm. FUMC Wallingford will be hosting Easter Egg Hunt for children Pre - school to 12years; Please join for fun, games and prizes 941 Old Rock Hill Road, Wallingford CT 06492; Please invite friends, family, or neighbors to come as well! Directions: Click here for a map and directions  
  • Harugari Singing Society - Easter egg hunt, Pancake breakfast
    66 Highland St, West Haven, CT 06516. Phone: 203-858-1918. Email:  harugarivp@harugari.org. Event date and time: Sunday, March 25, 2018 from 10 am to 1:30pm. All You Can Eat Pancakes Along with Topping Bar and Coffee & Dessert Easter Egg Hunt from 1:00pm to 1:30pm. Adults - $10 per person Children 12 and under - $5.00. For Reservations Call Barbara Pokora 203-640-3656, Sue Stockinger 203-932-3106.
  • Hubbard Park Meriden - Easter Egg Hunt
    Hubbard Park, 999 West Main Street, Meriden, CT 06451. Phone: 203-630-4259. Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018, get there 30 minutes before the hunt time.  Times/Ages: Birth to 3 at 10:00 a.m.; Ages 4-5 at 10:30 a.m.; Ages 6-7 at 11:00 a.m.; Ages 8 and older at 11:30 a.m. for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt! Rain or Shine. Get ready for the Easter Bunny. Location: Hubbard Park Bandshell. Parental assistance will only be allowed in the first age group. Please have your child bring a basket or bag for their treats.
  • Madison Surf Club Easter Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunt
    Surf Club, Surf Club Road, Madison, CT.  Event date and time: Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 10:00 am to 10:30 am.  Ages: Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd Grade. Easter Bunny provides Madison families with special Easter Egg Hunt on the Surf Club lawn. 
  • Meriden, CT Easter egg hunt - Easter egg hunt
    Meriden Green amphitheater, Meriden, CT. Phone: (203)630-4259. Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 3 & under, 10:00AM; 4-5, 10:30AM; 6-7, 11:00AM; 8 & older, 11:30AM. There is no charge for children to participate but they are asked to bring a bag or basket for egg collecting. The Easter Bunny will be around for pictures and visits. Other activities include balloon twisting and egg decorating. For questions or additional information, please call.
  • Naugatuck Annual Easter Egg Hunt & Easter Village - Easter egg village
    Naugatuck High School, 543 Rubber Ave., Naugatuck, CT. Phone: 203-720-7071. Event date and time: Multiple dates and tyimes; see their website. Admission To See The Easter Bunny Is Free, But Donations Are Always Welcome!!. I cannot find ANYTHING about an Easter egg hunt for this year, not even on their Facebook page.
  • Naugatuck CT Bunny Hop - Easter egg hunt
    Recreation Center, 607 Rubber Ave, Event date and time: Saturday, March 24, 2018  (Snow date a week later). from 11:00am  to  2:00 pm. $5 p/p, $20 p/family. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Kids under 3 free. Join us for fun and games with the Easter Bunny! Jenny’s Face Painting, Kurt from Balloon Benders, Sparkles the Clown, prizes, carnival games, arts & crafts. Hot dogs, chips, cotton candy and beverages available for purchase. Bring your basket! Please call our office to order your tickets! 203-720-7043 Spring Flyer
  • Naugatuck Easter Village - Easter bunny visits
    Naugatuck Park Dept., 258 Rubber Ave, Naugatuck, Event date and time: Multiple dates Friday, March 23, Saturday, March 24, Sunday, March 25 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Thursday, March 29, Friday, March 30, and Saturday, March 31, 5:30PM to 7:30 PM. Admission To See The Easter Bunny Is Free, But Monetary Donations Are Always Welcome!! Please Bring a Non Perishable Donation for the Food Bank. Pictures $5. Jean Nelson Photography is available to take your picture With the Easter Bunny or You May Bring Your Own Camera If You Like. Guess the Correct Amount of Jelly Beans in Our Jelly Bean Jar and Win a Prize!! The Jelly Bean Jar will be at Our Village Concession Stand during Easter Village Hours.   203-720-7043.
  • New Haven CT City Church Easter Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunt
    Wooster Square Park, New Haven, CT. Email: lcorso@ourcitychurch.org. Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 11 am. City Church is giving out 15,000 Easter eggs! Come join us for games, raffle prizes, bounce houses, face painting and more!
  • New Milford, CT Egg Hunt in the Park - Easter egg hunt
    Harrybrooke Park, 100 Still River Road, New Milford, CT. Phone: 860-799-6520, Email: Harrybrooke65@gmail.com Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  $5.00 per child. All funds to benefit the park. Pay at the park on arrival. The Easter Bunny will e ther for pictures. Prizes and giveaways. Bring your own basket.
  • North Haven CT Easter Eggstravaganza - Easter egg hunt
    North Haven Recreation Center, 7 Linsley Street, North Haven CT. Phone: 203-239-5321 ext. 530. Event date and time: Saturday, March 24, 2018  (Rain or Shine) 10:30 a.m.  to  12:00 p.m. COME AND JOIN THE FUN!!! Age: Pre-K to 5th grade. Admission: FREE. Easter crafts magic show, face painting, raffle, jelly bean guess. Have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny with a voluntary donation of $1.00 to help offset the cost of the event.
  • Oxford CT Easter egg hunt - Easter Egg Hunt
    Quaker Farms School Field, 30 Great Oak Rd, Oxford, CT 06478. Phone: (203) 888-2543. Event date and time: Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 1:00pm sharp! NOTE Moved to Saturday, March 31, 2018. For grades Pre-K thru 2nd. Easter Bunny will be on hand from 12:30 for pictures! Prizes for everyone! Special prizes for certain eggs! Child must be able to walk on own. •No need to pre-register - just show up! Don't forget to bring your Easter basket! We ask that you consider bringing a non-perishable food item to be donated to a local food bank. In case of inclement weather, we will update our cancellation line by 11:00am. Call (203) 888-2543, Wait for message, then press 3, then 1 on day of event to see if postponed. RAIN DATE: SATURDAY, MARCH 31ST. Oxford Residents Only Please! For the Kids! Dad's Popcorn truck will be giving out free popcorn!
  • Quassy Amusement Park Annual Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunt
    2132 Middlebury Road, Middlebury, CT. Phone: 203-758-2913. Email: info@quassy.com. Event date and time: Saturday, April 29, 2018 Starting at 3pm. Carload Weekend - Quassy kicks off its 108th season with a $45 carload special. Up to 10 persons in a vehicle receive an all-day ride wristband for only $45, parking included. Offer valid both days with rides open 11 am to 5 pm Egg hunt for prizes at 3 pm
  • Shore Line Trolley Museum Easter Bunny Trolley - Easter train ride
    17 River St., East Haven CT 06512. Event date and time: The Easter Bunny will be at the Shore Line Trolley Museum on Easter weekend and the weekend before Easter from 10:30am to 4:30PM; Trolleys leave every half hour. There will be springtime crafts too! 2016 prices are Kids under Age 2: Free, Adults: $10.00, Seniors (62+): $8.00, Children (2-15): $6.00 NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED! Families will ride a 100-year-old beautifully restored trolley to meet the Easter Bunny on his very own trolley car! There will be springtime crafts too! Plan on spending about an hour minimum at the museum to visit the Bunny, complete the crafts and of course take lots of pictures! Additional historic trolleys will be on display for you to walk through and explore. The hours of operation are 10:30 am to 4:30 pm each day with trolleys leaving approximately every 20-30 minutes. No reservations needed. Indoor museum exhibits will also be open as well as our gift shop with plenty of free parking in the museum parking lot. Easter bunny 2Tickets may be purchased at our ticket window on the day of your visit.
  • Southbury Christ the Redeemer Church Easter Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunts
    114 Roxbury Rd, Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 203-264-2407. Email: vbs@christtheredeemerct.org. Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 10:00am. Join us for a FREE Egg Hunt and telling of the Easter Story at 10am, rain or shine. All ages through 5th grade. Please bring your own basket. This event is open to all children up to 5th grade and we'll have plenty of eggs for everyone! Also, we'll have some fun Easter Egg cookies the kids can decorate and eat or take with them. The event is FREE!
  • Southbury CT Easter Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunt
    Ballantine Park, 611 Old Field Road, Southbury, CT. Phone: 203-262-0633. Event date and time: Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 10:00 AM Sharp. Our Easter Egg Hunt is open to children up to 12 years of age. Come with your basket or bag to hold your candy and eggs. Bring your camera as there will be an opportunity to take pictures with the Easter Bunny! While there is no fee for the egg hunt, all participants are asked to bring a non-perishable food item for the Southbury Food Bank. Southbury Parks & Recreation, 2.
  • Wallingford CT GLOW IN THE DARK EGG HUNT - Easter egg hunt
    Doolittle Park, Wallingford, CT. Phone:  (203) 294-2120. Email: parksrec@wallingfordct.gov . Event date and time: Thursday, March 15, 2018 with a rain date Friday. The event will be held at Doolittle Park Playscape. The event will be divided into two age groups children 3-5 and children 6-11. 1000 glow in the dark eggs along with 1000 candy filled eggs and various candy will be scattered around. Participants are asked to bring an Easter basket and a flashlight. Younger children hunt will begin at 7:15pm. Older children hunt will begin at 7:30pm. Event Brochure Wallingford Parks and Recreation Department
  • Wolcott CT Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunt
    Wolcott High School Field, 457 Bound Line Rd, Wolcott, CT 06716. Event date and time: Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 1:00 AM.. For ages 3 to 10. Search for various candy and fun prizes. May be held at the Youth Center, 48 Todd Road in case of inclement weather. 
  • Women's Choice Charitable Association Easter Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunt
    Waterville Park , Waterbury, CT 06704. Phone: (203) 519-2618.  Event date and time: Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 12 pm to 2 pm. WCCA is bringing some Easter fun to Waterbury! Bring your little ones out for some fun. There will be an easter egg hunt (bags will be provided), snacks, Easter tattoo station, and time to hang out with the Easter Bunny!!! This event is totally FREE but we appreciate donations. If you would like to donate, you can donate here or you can bring a donation to the event. We will also accept donations on site in the form of diapers, wipes, and new/unopened toys. Please be sure to register for the amount of children in attendance. Otherwise we cannot guarantee that there will be enough bags/eggs for everyone. RAIN DATE IS MARCH 31ST!
  • Woodmont United Church of Christ Free Easter Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunt
    Woodmont United Church of Christ, 1000 New Haven Avenue, Milford, CT 06460. Phone: 203-878-3885 extension 0.  Email: woodmontucc@optimum.net . Event date and time: Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 9:00AM to 12:30PM. Grand Prize: $100.00 Amazon Gift Card! Pancake Breakfast with the Easter Bunny! $2/child $3/adult. The hunt will take place at 1000 New Haven Avenue in Milford. The event is capped at 175 participants, so hurry now and sign up! Some eggs will contain tickets for special prizes, including the grand prize. Check In and the Breakfast with the Easter Bunny begins at 9:00AM. Our Reverend Kimball Cartwright will do a blessing of the eggs at 10:00 AM. Don’t forget to bring your camera to take a picture with the Easter Bunny! The suggested donation for the event is a non perishable food item which will go to the Beth-El center in Milford to help feed the hungry! Egg Hunt Times: Ages 0 to 3 10:30 to10:45, Ages 4-6 11:00 to 11:15, Ages 7-9 11:30 to 10:45, Ages 10 to 12 1200 to 12:15. Registration ends Thursday March 22nd. No registration the day of the event.*Check In begins at 9 AM. All participants must visit CHECK-IN TABLE at least 15 minutes before their hunt begins to receive a wristband. Please bring your own basket, otherwise bags will be available. Rain Date Saturday a week later. . Breakfast with the Easter Bunny is $2 per child and $3 per adult. (You do not need to sign up for the breakfast.) If you have any questions about the event, Registration begins March 1st and ends March 22nd. Register Online.