Easter Egg Hunts and Events in Connecticut

The Easter Bunny is coming and so are bright colored eggs for your children to gather and squeal over. Here is a list of just some of the Easter Egg Hunts happening throughout Connecticut this March and April. See below for special events and breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Don’t be late! The eggs go fast!

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Connecticut Easter Egg Hunts

The Dates below this line are for 2015. Click the link above for the current 2016 Easter Egg Hunts. The information below is just for reference because we have not found the new 2016 dates for those locations.

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New Haven Party with the Easter Bunny
New Haven Green, New Haven, CT
Phone: 203-946-8027

10:00am to 12:00pm on the New Haven Green

Easter Egg Hunt plus, Games and Music and Take your picture with the Easter bunny.

April 4, 2015

East Haven Sons & Daughters of Italy Easter Egg Hunt

Be sure to bring your little ones to the East Haven Sons & Daughters of Italy “EASTER EGG-STRAVAGANZA” on Saturday, April 4th at The Village at Mariner’s Point in East Haven ~ Children ages 10 & under are invited to participate in the EASTER EGG HUNT which starts promptly at 1:30pm ~ Bring your camera and take photos with the EASTER BUNNY ~ And don’t forget to shop the delicious goods at the BAKE SALE ~ For more info please call 203-627-6580

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Bridgeport Easter Egg Hunt
Seaside Park, 1 Barnum Dyke; at the pavilion

There will be 5,000 Easter eggs falling from a helicopter. All children are invited to participate in this free event in Bridgeport, CT. The event will begin at 9:30 am, and during registration each child will be entered in a raffle for a chance to win a new bike. There will be refreshments and lots of excitement as children and parents await the big drop.

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Meriden Easter Egg Hunt
Washington Park, 460 Liberty Street, Meridan, CT

There will be 5,000 Easter eggs falling from a helicopter. All children are invited to participate in this free event in Meriden, CT. Registration begins at 2:00 pm, and each child will be entered in a raffle for a chance to win a new bike. The event will begin at 2:30 pm. There will be refreshments and lots of excitement as children and parents await the big drop

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Easter Island Easter Bunny Event
Brass Mill Commons, 175 Union Street, Waterbury, CT 06706

For more information please call 203-346-5710

Bring your own Easter basket and join in the fun as you hunt for the hidden clues scattered throughout the Museum in colorful Easter Eggs.

  • Enjoy Story Telling or a Movie
  • Prizes and more Prizes!

$4.00 Admission Fee
*Library Passes & Coupons are not valid for entry to Special Events & Activities

Make Easter Memories: Have your photo taken with the Easter Island Easter Bunny. Personal photography with the Bunny will not be permitted. Easter Bunny Photo: $5, Photo Clocks: $15

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Connecticut Audubon Society Egg-stravangaza
2325 Burr St., Fairfield, CT
Phone: 203-359-6305

10 to 11:30 am and 1:00 to 2:30 pm

Preregistration required 203-259-6305 ext. 109.  Please register by April 2.

Fun family activities include an egg hunt (ideal for children 8 and under), spring-themed craft making, and a visit from a special rabbit. Our morning egg hunt includes a continental breakfast and our afternoon hunt includes juice, cookies and healthy snacks. Pre-registration required. Program fee: $10/child and $5 for adults for CAS members; $15/child and $5 for adults for nonmembers. Children under 2 are free.

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United Methodist Church of Monroe Annual Easter Egg Hunt
515 Cutlers Farm Road, Monroe, CT

Begins at 9 am (rain or shine)

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Phone: 203-268-8395 or email [email protected]

$3.00 per child $5.00 per adult. Paid at Door. Bring your own Easter Basket. Egg Hunt is limited to children grade 5 and under. Space is limited

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Naugatuck Annual Easter Egg Hunt & Easter Village
Naugatuck High School
543 Rubber Ave, Naugatuck, CT

12 noon to 2:30 pm (raindate April 18, 2015)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please call 203-720-7071 to register your child.

Bring your own basket! For children ages 2-10. Easter Bunny and friends will make a special appearance at 12:30 P.M. Candy and Prizes! Crafts, Balloon Benders, Pete & Chris Magicians, Sparkles the Clown, WTNH Weather Van, Dunkin Donuts, BrushStroke Paint, Hooping with Rita, Studio Z62 Zumba! Admission is free. Please bring a canned good donation for the Naugatuck food bank. Food Vendors and Beverages available!

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Heckscher Farm Egg Hunt
10 am to 12 pm
Stamford Museum And Nature Center
39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT

Phone: 203-322-1646
Email: [email protected]

Members: $5 per family | Non-Members: $5 per family plus gate admission.

Children ages six and younger can bring their own baskets and hunt for hundreds of eggs that will be hidden all over Heckscher Farm. Eggs will be distributed throughout the two-hour event. Once eggs have been collected, they can be turned in for a goody bag. Parents and older siblings are welcome to come along in support. The gates of the farm will open at 10 am. Please note only one goody bag will be provided for each child aged six and younger.

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Chatham Square Neighborhood Association (CSNA) Easter Egg Hunt
Chatham Square Park, New Haven

Saturday, April 4 at 1:00 pm

The park is at the corner of Chatham Street and Clinton Avenue. We will have eggs to decorate, candy to eat, games to play, bunnies to color. This event is free and open to the public. The Easter Bunny has been known to make an appearance at this event, for photos with children, so parents bring your cameras in case he shows up.

April 11, 2015

The Dinosaur Place Annual Dino Egg Hunt
The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village
1650 Hartford-New London Turnpike, Montville, CT

Admission Prices (10% off with pre-registration)

April 11, 2015 10:30 am (Rain Date April 18)

Locations will be separated by age.

Monty’s hopping down the dinosaur trail, and he’s hiding Dino Eggs for you to find. Hunt for hundreds of Dino Eggs in different locations throughout The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village*. Save 10% when you register before April 12nd by calling 860-443-4367.

Tickets are available for pre-registration now by calling 860-443-4367 (information below) and will also be for sale at the gate the day of the event from 9am until 10am. The last admission will be sold at 10am, so please make sure to arrive early.

Every participant will win prizes and keep an eye out for a special visit from the Easter Bunny following the event!

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Vernon Parks & Recreation Department
Henry Park, 120 South Street, Vernon, CT
Contact info: [email protected], (860) 870-3520

Friday, April 3 (rain date April 4)

Age 2: 9:45am on the Softball Field
Age 3-4: 10:15am on the Softball Field
Age 5-6: 9:30am on the McCoy Baseball Field
Age 7-8: 10:00 on the McCoy Baseball Field

The Vernon Parks & Recreation Department and Rockville Dunkin’ Donuts, will hold the annual Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 3 at Henry Park for children ages 2-8. Come and hunt for teh thousands of foil wrapped chocolate eggs hidden by the Easter Bunny. Pre-registration is NOT required.

Sometime in April, no date yet

If you know the dates for these Easter Egg hunts please let us know and we will update this post.

Easter Egg Hunt
10:00 am at Kent Town Hall
Question: Email them [email protected]

Kent Park and Recreation and the Kent Lions Club sponsor the annual hunt on the lawn outside Kent Town Hall, 41 Kent Green Boulevard. The event is open to Kent youngsters, ages 10 and under, and features two separate hunts: ages 5 and under and ages 6 to 10.

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Granby Twilight Eggstravaganza

Salmon Brook Park, Granby, CT

Festivities will begin at Salmon Brook Park at 5:30PM. There will be an egg hunt for 2 year olds at 6:15PM, an egg hunt for children ages 3-5 about 7PM, and a Flashlight Egg Hunt for children ages 6-12 after dusk, at about 7:45PM. Jack, the Spring Bunny will be visiting Salmon Brook Park as local organizations put together an egg-citing evening for children. Children from 2-12 can participate in egg hunts, face painting, bounce house activities, and get a picture with the Spring Bunny! This event is sponsored by the Granby Recreation Department, Granby Youth Services Bureau, and the Granby Early Childhood Council. The event is free, but the Salmon Brook Park Concession Stand will be open with burgers, hotdogs, snacks, and drinks for sale throughout the evening. All children participating in the hunts should bring their own basket or sack to collect the hidden eggs, older (ages 6-12) children will need to bring their own flashlight as well.

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Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center Wooden Eggs-pedition April Vacation Days
109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT

Join us for a new type of hunt this year! Stroll the trails in search of wooden eggs and meet DPNC’s egg-laying friends as you go. Bring your eggs back to our Creation Stations to paint and decorate in your own unique way! *Meet the wild Easter Bunny, take the egg-and-spoon challenge around the pond, and enjoy a few sweet treats! Registration required. Bring your own basket to collect your eggs. Participants limited to 3 eggs each.

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Easter Egg Hunt
Town of Vernon
Location: Henry Park

Times:
Age 2: 9:45 am Softball Field
Age 3-4: 10:15 am Softball Field
Age 5-6: 9:30 am McCoy Baseball Field
Age 7-8: 10:00 am McCoy Baseball Field

The Annual Easter Egg Hunt will once again take place at Henry Park this spring. Come and hunt for thousands of foil wrapped solid chocolate Easter Eggs hidden by the Easter Bunny. Children 2-4 must be accompanied by an adult during the event. No pre-registration is required.

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Norwich Easter Egg Hunt
Howard Brown Park
Norwich, CT

Begins at 11 am

Hop to it! The egg hunt will kick off promptly at 11, for ages 2-5. Ages 6-9 will go directly after the first group followed by ages 10 and over. Event also includes free face painting and touch-a-truck with the Norwich Fire Department.

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New London Easter Egg Hunt
Ocean Beach Park
New London, CT

Begins at 10 am

The New London Easter Egg Hunt is FREE and is for children 12 and under. There will be lots of candy and prizes up for grabs, so bring those baskets and come have some fun! There is also going to be a Easter Bunny Breakfast at the Port N Starboard from 8AM to 12PM ($10). Parents, come early for the breakfast, get your child photo taken with the Easter Bunny and fill those tummies so the kids are less likely to eat CANDY!

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First Baptist Church Waterford Easter Egg Hunt Festival

105 Rope Ferry Road
Waterford, CT 06385

Begins at 11 am

Grab the kids, invite your friends and neighbors, and get here for our 2nd annual egg hunt festival. In addition to egg hunt fun, there will be a bounce house, face painting, cotton candy, giant inflatable obstacle course, and more for the whole family.

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City of Groton Annual Easter Egg Hunt
City of Groton Municipal Building Lawn
295 Meridian Street, Groton, CT

For children ages 2 to 12
Begins at 10 am

Besides hunting for eggs, the Easter Bunny will be available for photos and McGruff from the. Police Department will be on hand for photo opts too! For further information please call the office at 860-446-4128

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Pequot Library Annual Easter Egg Roll

720 Pequot Avenue, Southport, CT
Auditorium/Concert Hall and Great Lawn

Phone: 203-259-0346 ext. 18 or email [email protected]

Ages 2-12.

Join the Annual Easter Egg Roll, following White House tradition, on Pequot Library’s Great Lawn. Bring your own hard-boiled eggs for decorating first and a long-handled wooden spoon (or use ours). Dance the Bunny Hop and meet the Easter Bunny himself. Enter your favorite egg in the age-category race. Rain or shine.

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Bison Farm Easter Egg Hunt
Creamery Brook Bison Farm
Brooklyn, CT

Begins at 1 pm

Easter Egg Hunt on the lawn at Creamery Brook Bison. At 1:00 we will begin serving our famous bison Philly Cheese Steak Sandwiches. The wagon ride, to see the bison in the field, leaves at 2:00. Following ride, children may participate in games and an Easter Egg Hunt. A prize in every egg!

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Bunny Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt
Brooklyn Residents only for egg hunt.

10:30 am for the Egg Hunt
At the Middle School
Ages 10 and under

Please note: all indoor activities require purchase of a breakfast ticket. No ticket is required to participate in the Egg Hunt.

Our annual Bunny Breakfast at the Brooklyn Middle School. Brooklyn Recreation and the Danielson Lions Club will present this pancake breakfast. Breakfast will be served from 8am-10:30am. Tickets available in advance at The Brooklyn Parks & Recreation Office, the Brooklyn Recreation After School Program, or as space permits, at the door. Tickets are $5.00 per person, $20.00 for a family of 5. Activities will include face painting, family friendly entertainment, and a visit from the guest of honor, the Bunny!

Egg Hunt: Our annual Egg Hunt will take place outdoors at the middle school, weather permitting. Open to all Brooklyn children age 10 and under. Call the office for more info. Egg hunt is free of charge, bring your basket.

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  1. The Vernon Parks & Recreation Department and Rockville Dunkin’ Donuts, will hold the annual Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 3 at Henry Park for children ages 2-8. Come and hunt for teh thousands of foil wrapped chocolate eggs hidden by the Easter Bunny. Pre-registration is NOT required.

    Event Details
    Friday, April 3 (rain date April 4)
    Henry Park
    Age 2: 9:45am on the Softball Field
    Age 3-4: 10:15am on the Softball Field
    Age 5-6: 9:30am on the McCoy Baseball Field
    Age 7-8: 10:00 on the McCoy Baseball Field

  2. 5th Annual Dino Egg Hunt!
    April 4, 2015 10:30am (Rain Date April 11)
    The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village
    Monty’s hopping down the dinosaur trail, and he’s hiding Dino Eggs for you to find. Hunt for hundreds of Dino Eggs in different locations throughout The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village*. Save 10% when you register before April 2nd by calling 860.443.4367.
    *Locations will be separated by age.

    Tickets are available for pre-registration now by calling 860.443.4367 (information below) and will also be for sale at the gate the day of the event from 9am until 10am. The last admission will be sold at 10am, so please make sure to arrive early.

    Every participant will win prizes and keep an eye out for a special visit from the Easter Bunny following the event!

  3. I noticed that the location for Naugatuck’s Egg Hunt is incorrect. This year it is taking place at the High School.

  4. The Annual Chatham Square Neighborhood Association CSNA Easter Egg hunt will be on Sat. April 4 at 1pm at Chatham Square Park in the historic Chatham Square Neighborhood of New Haven. The park is at the corner of Chatham Street and Clinton Avenue. We will have eggs to decorate, candy to eat, games to play, bunnies to color. This event is free and open to the public. The Easter Bunny has been known to make an appearance at this event, for photos with children, so parents bring your cameras in case s\he shows up. See you on the 4th of April.

  5. Meriden, CT Saturday April 4th – The hunts is over, there will be 5,000 Easter eggs falling from a helicopter. All children are invited to participate in this free event in Meriden, CT at Washington Park, 460 Liberty Street.
    Registration begins at 2:00 pm, and each child will be entered in a raffle for a chance to win a new bike. The event will begin at 2:30 pm. There will be refreshments and lots of excitement as children and parents await the big drop.

  6. Helicopter -Easter Egg Drop
    Bridgeport, CT – Saturday April 4th. The hunts is over, there will be 5,000 Easter eggs falling from a helicopter. All children are invited to participate in this free event in Bridgeport, CT at Seaside Park, 1 Barnum Dyke; at the pavilion.
    The event will begin at 9:30 am, and during registration each child will be entered in a raffle for a chance to win a new bike. There will be refreshments and lots of excitement as children and parents await the big drop.

  7. when is the date of he ocean beach egg hunt and what time

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