Marshall Steam Museum Easter

Get Hopping to Family-Friendly Easter Fun in Delaware

Spring flowers are beginning to blossom in Delaware, and folks are starting to sense that warmer weather and the return to summer fun are surely on the way. Soon, the parks and fields will be buzzing with tiny tots, searching for those brightly colored eggs, and hoping for a long sit-down with Mr. Easter Bunny himself.

So grab the kids and make plans to explore one of the many family-friendly Easter events in Delaware.


Pictures with the Easter Bunny
Christiana Mall, Newark
Through April 8
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Guess who’s making a very special visit to the mall? Make your reservation today to take some very egg-cellent Easter pictures.

Easter EggStravaganZoo
3 Palms Zoo & Education Center, Townsend
April 1, 2, and 8
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
The magic of 3 Palms Zoo will delight kids with a special Peeps-themed Easter Egg Hunt planned by the Easter Bunny. Have fun with everyone’s Easter favorites: chickens, ducks, geese, sheep, bunnies, cows, mini pigs/goats and more!

Easter Bunny Express
Wilmington and Western Railroad, Wilmington
April 1-2, 7-8
12:30 and 2:30 p.m.
Tickets: $23-$25
Hop aboard the antique steam train for a 1½-hour round-trip ride to the countryside of Ashland. Bring your camera and have the Easter Bunny pose for a picture!

Sweet EGGscape & Breakfast
Delaware Museum of Nature & Science, Greenville
April 1
9-10:30 a.m.
Tickets: $5-$24
Get the day started the fun way with breakfast (pancakes and sausages!), a meet-and-greet with the Easter Bunny, themed make-and-take crafts, and more. (Preregistration required).

Bunny Egg Hunt
Bellevue State Park, Wilmington
April 2
1-2 p.m.
Tickets: $6 per child
Bring a basket and get ready for the big search! Meet on the patio behind the Arts Center. (Online registration required.)

Easter at the Park
Battery Park, New Castle
April 9
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tickets: None required
Join families along the scenic riverside in New Castle for a massive egg hunt, live music and lots of tasty food vendors.

Marshall Steam Museum Egg Hunts
Auburn Valley State Park, Hockessin
April 7-8
12-3 p.m.
Tickets: $10
A full afternoon of fun awaits at this beautiful park and museum: There’s an Easter Bunny meet-and- greet, train rides on the Auburn Valley Railroad, themed crafts and activities, and admission to the Marshall Steam Museum.


Annual Egg Hunt
Schutte Park, Dover
April 1
12 p.m.
Tickets: None required
Bring your baskets and be ready to gather eggs left by the Schutte Park bunnies. This free event is a hopping good time for all kids 10 and under.

Adult Easter Egg Hunt
Harvest Ridge Winery, Marydel
April 2
1-2:30 p.m.
Tickets: $20
Who says Easter Egg Hunts are just for kids?! Sip some wine or cider as you hunt for eggs hidden around the winery, hoping for that special egg that holds the ultimate prize!

Odessa Easter Egg Hunt
Corbit-Sharp House, Odessa
April 2
2-3:30 p.m.
Tickets: None, but reservations required
Spring is an ideal time to enjoy charming Historic Odessa, where laughter will fill the air during the annual Easter Egg hunt in the Corbit-Sharp House garden.

Doggie Easter Egg Hunt
Yarn and Bone Pet Supply, Camden
April 8
12 p.m.
Tickets: None required
Join the folks at Yarn and Bone Pet Supply for their Annual "Doggie" Easter Egg Hunt.

Easter Egg Hunt EggstravagazaHuck and Buck Farm,
April 8
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Tickets: $5
The Easter Bunny is on the scene for this egg hunt, complete with crafts, games, face painting, food and more.


Schellville Easter Eggstravaganza
Schellville, Rehoboth Beach
April 1, 8
10 a.m.-1 p.m.; 5 p.m.-9 p.m.
Tickets: $40 (designated drivers free)
This famous holiday attraction gets all hopped up for Easter: During the day, the kids will enjoy balloon creations, face painting, costumed characters (including the Easter Bunny), a sled hill and egg decorating. At night, the adults are invited for beer and wine, food trucks, and live music!

Easter Bunny Tea
Milton Theatre, Milton
April 2
1-2 p.m.
Tickets: $11.70-$13
Kids’ favorite Easter characters will sing, dance and join the young ones for tea and cookies. Be sure to get a photo or two!

Boardwalk Bunny Bash
Millville Boardwalk, Millville
April 7
3-5 p.m.
Tickets: $18-$65
The Boardwalk Bunny Bash is back at one of the most kid-friendly attractions around the Delaware beaches! Admission includes a photo with Mr. E.B. himself, unlimited mini golf, a scoop of ice cream, crafts and an egg hunt, along with $5 in arcade tokens.

Dewey Egg Scoop
Hyatt Place Dewey Beach
April 8
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Tickets: None required
Join the families of Dewey Beach as they hold their annual Egg Scoop, featuring age-appropriate hunts (even the adults get their own). There's a 50/50 cash prize for the winning egg, and the day will wrap up with a Dewey Dogs Easter Parade at 11:45.

Easter Egg Extravaganza with the Bethany Beach Bunny
Inland Bays Garden Center, Frankford
April 8
1-3 p.m.
Tickets: Donations welcome!
Bring your basket and get hunting, because soon the “Bethany Beach Bunny” will arrive for photos. Try your skill at bunny games, create Easter crafts or do the “Bunny Hop” around the garden center.

Easter Bunny Bonanza
Canalfront Park, Lewes
April 8
10:30 a.m.
Tickets: None required
The Easter Bunny will arrive by boat at this free event in picturesque Lewes. Kids will scramble for thousands of candy- and sticker-filled eggs, try their hand at egg painting, and enjoy balloon artists.