easter bunnyMake it an EGG-stra special Easter with plenty of fuzzy bunny photo ops, train rides and 12+ egg hunts (for the kiddos and fur friends)! If you don’t believe us, see for yourself, our 2016 Guide has the most EGG-cellent Easter events to enjoy with the whole family. Keep this page book marked and check back, because we’ll keep adding events as we hear of them.
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Meet the Easter Bunny!

Concord MallConcord Mall Easter Bunny 2016

The Easter Bunny will arrive at 10 a.m. on March 5th at the Concord Mall!  Visit the mall’s Easter Garden and be sure to take home a keepsake photo.  Photos are available through March 26th.  You can also get Pet Photos with the Easter Bunny.  That’s right, your dog or cat will want a picture with the Easter Bunny too!  Pet photo sessions are available every Sunday in March from 6:30-8 p.m.  *Dogs must be on a leash and cats must be in a carrier.

Easter Bunny ExpressWilmington & Western Railroad

Ride the Wilmington & Western with the Easter Bunny!  Pose for pictures, get a bunny chocolate pop, and enjoy the scenic ride!  Bunny rides are March 19, 20, 25, and 26.  The train departs at 12:30 and again at 2:30 p.m.  For tickets and information, please visit Easter Bunny Express.

Rommel Harley-DavidsonRommel Harley-Davidson Easter Bunny Pictures

Rommel Harley-Davidson will host Pictures with the Easter Bunny on March 26th at its showroom in New Castle.  Pit Bull Pride will be on hand to accept donations which the group uses toward providing loving, forever homes to “pit bull type” dogs.

 

Easter Egg Hunts

Miracles for Molly Egg HuntMiracles for Molly Annual Egg Hunt

Circle March 13 on your calendar for Miracle for Molly Dunn’s annual egg hunt where there will be crafts, music, facepainting by the awesome Dori Fostok, and of course eggs!  Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the hunting will begin at 1 at St. John the Beloved Parish!  $5 per child (facepainting extra).  All proceeds go to support the AI duPont Palliative Care Team and the families they serve.  Visit Miracles for Molly Egg Hunt for details.

Delaware Museum of Natural HistoryEaster Egg Hunt

Come to the Delaware Museum of Natural History on March 19 for the Eggstravaganza: Breakfast & Egg Hunt!  Enjoy a morning at the Museum and we’ll fix a pancake breakfast for the whole family!  After a wonderful meal, watch your children delight as they hunt for treat-filled eggs in our egg hunt through our gardens.

easter-egg-huntCity of Newark Egg Hunt

Newark’s Annual Egg Hunt at White Clay Creek State Park’s Carpenter Recreation Area starts at 10 a.m. on March 19th.  It’s a BYOB event — all children should bring a basket or bag to collect their goodies.  The hunt is broken down by age.  For more information, visit City of Newark Easter Egg Hunt.

Elsmere Egg Hunteaster_egg_hunt_ideas

The Town of Elsmere’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be on March 19 at Vilone Park.  This event is FREE and open to children ages 1-12 years old.  The hunt will begin promptly at 1 p.m. and the children will be broken up into three age groups.

Easter Bone HuntEaster Bone Hunt

Go out for a day of fun with your dog and/ or your family on March 19 at Skyline United Methodist Church.  There will be treats for everyone-Egg Hunt, crafts, photos with the Easter Bunny, games, and music provided by 99.5 WJBR.  For more information, visit Easter Bone Hunt.

Townsend Easter Flyer

Easter Egg HuntJoey’s Ultimate Egg Hunt

Join Joey for a special toddler time on Friday, March 25th (10 a.m.-12 p.m.) and help him find the eggs hidden all over Launch Trampoline Park!  Admission is just $10 per toddler and includes 2 hours of jump time, facpainting, AND the egg hunt!  Space is limited, so book your time today at launchde.com!

Dog GoneDog-Gone Easter Egg Hunt!

Saturday, March 26th, grab your pooch and head over foa Dog-Gone Easter Egg hunt.  Plastic eggs will have special treats and some eggs will have a note if your dog has won a prize!  Adoptable dogs from Faithful Friends will be joining us in hopes of finding a forever home. 99.5 WJBR will be on-site broadcasting live with giveaway prizes.  For more information, visit Second Annual Dog-Gone Easter.

Tilton Park Easter Egg Hunt 2016Tilton Park Easter Egg Hunt

 If you have little ones, come on down to Tilton Park in the Cool Spring Neighborhood of Wilmington on Saturday, March 26 from 10 a.m. to noon for a super fun Egg Hunt!  There will be Easter-inspired games, snacks, face painting, and even a moon bounce!  There’s no reason NOT to put this on your calendar!  For details on the event, visit Tilton Park Easter Egg Hunt.

Community easter egg huntMiddletown Community Easter Egg Hunt

There will be over 20,000 eggs, moon bounces, face painting, local food vendors and more on Saturday, March 26!  The whole event is free for the entire family.  For quickest entrance possible, register in advance.  For more information, visit Community Easter Egg Hunt

Life House Eggstravaganza

EasterZion Easter Egg Hunt

All are invited to this Church community event on Saturday, March 26th at 10am. There will be three separate hunts for different age groups and Children’s activities with over 1300 hundred eggs hidden for the children to find, along with other prizes and special eggs.  Please come out and enjoy the fun! For more info, visit Zion Easter Egg Hunt.

Bellefonte Easter Egg Hunt

Meet at Talleyrand Park in historic Bellfonte for a FREE Easter Egg Hunt on March 26!  Activities begin at 1:00 p.m.  Egg Pickup starts at 2:00 p.m.  Free to all kids 12 and under.  Sponsored by HBI, local clubs, churches, and businesses.

Acme Market Easter Egg Hunt

Newark Acme on Elkton Road is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on March 26th from 11 a.m. until noon.  The hunt has separate age groups for children.  Starting times are 11 am. (0-3 years), 11:15 (4-7 years), and 11:30 (8-12 years).  There will also be prizes for all age groups!

Adult Easter Egg Hunt at Chaddsford Winery

Embrace your inner-child and visit Chaddsford Winery for an exciting, Adults-Only Easter Egg Hunt on March 26th!  Scour the Winery’s property to find hidden eggs containing tons of great surprises, including: Candies that are perfect for wine pairing; Tickets to future Winery events; Free wine tastings, glasses of wine, and bottles of wine; Vouchers for Chaddsford gear (tee shirts, hats, corkscrews, and more!); and Coupons towards wine purchases. All participants are guaranteed to win at least one prize!  Your $15 ticket includes participation in one of three timed hunts (12, 2, or 4 p.m.) and one glass of wine from our Traditional Tasting Menu.  Visit the event website for details.

Chaddsford Winery Easter Egg Hunt 2016

Make Your Own Easter Basket

Take some time off and come learn how to basketweave.  Yes you can weave a basket!  These are fun classes for adults, teens, and tweens (ages 14 and over).  You will learn about how weavings are made.  Each basket will vary due to the handmade nature, colors, and materials but each project will be handcrafted by you!  It’s a perfect pre-Easter activity for the family.  For information on the $45 classes on March 18, 19, and 20, please visit the website.

Markets and Festivals

Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox ChurchUkrainian Easter Bazaar 2016

March 19th is the Ukrainian Easter Bazaar at Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church!  Enjoy ethnic foods like pierogies, stuffed cabbage, kovbassa, paska, and nut rolls.  Plus we’ll have a table full of traditional baked goods for your pleasure.  We will also have pysanky on hand, which are traditional decorated Ukrainian Easter eggs.  Dine in or take out!  Church tours are also available.

 

 

***Happy Easter***