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Easter Egg Hunts, Brunches & More

Welcome Spring, in all its pastels and floral fragrances, by visiting Delaware for light-hearted and family-friendly Easter egg hunts, brunches and more! ♡

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Egg Hunts 
Egg Hunts at Auburn Valley 
Hockessin (March 29, 30) 
Join Delaware State Parks at Auburn Valley for an egg-ceptionally fun time with an Easter Bunny meet-and-greet, an egg hunt, train rides, kid’s activities and more! Pre-registration is required.  
Newark Egg Hunt 
Newark (March 23) 
Newark’s annual egg hunt will be held at White Clay Creek State Park between 10 and 11 a.m. With different egg hunts for different age groups, bring your kids and their cutest baskets to collect fun goodies! 
Dover Egg Hunt 
Dover (March 23) 
Bring your baskets and prepare to gather eggs left by the bunnies of Schutte Park. Beginning at noon, children 10 and under can look for eggs and goodies for a hopping good time! 
Dewey Egg Scoop 
Dewey Beach (March 30) 
Starting at 10:45 a.m., search for Easter eggs in different hunts available for all age groups (including adults)! The winning egg will receive a 50/50 cash prize. Afterwards, the Dewey Dogs Easter Parade will begin at 11:45 a.m., and all leashed pups are welcome to participate! 
Breakfast & Brunch 
Kate’s Bunny Brunch 
Newark (March 31) 
Hop on over to Klondike Kate’s for an enchanting Easter Brunch! Between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., enjoy face painting, balloon animals and a magical visit with the Easter Bunny. Reservations are required.  
Easter Brunch Buffet
Wilmington (March 31)
Spring is here, and Hotel Du Pont hatched an extraordinary menu for its Easter celebration. This lavish brunch buffet boasts an array of delectable delights, all prepared with the finest seasonal ingredients. Gather your loved ones in the Gold Ballroom for an Easter celebration that promises to be egg-ceptional in every way.
Sweet EGGscape Breakfast 
Wilmington (March 9) 
Enjoy a delightful Easter breakfast with the Delaware Museum of Nature & Science! After savoring pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee, participate in a meet-and-greet with the Easter Bunny, an egg hunt and a themed make-and-take craft. Reservations are required.  
Festive Events 
Easter Bunny Express 
Wilmington (March 23, 24, 29 and 30) 
You can find the Easter Bunny riding the historic Wilmington & Western Railroad for an hour and a half round-trip to Ashland. Enjoy a peaceful ride along the tracks and amongst the scenery while taking cute photos with the Easter Bunny.
Easter Parade  
New Castle (March 31) 
Hosted on The Green at 1 p.m. on Easter Sunday, watch this annual Easter parade with candy, fun and prizes! 
Townsend (March 23, 24 and 30) 
This day of sweet fun and Easter magic will include a candy-themed adventure complete with a Peeps Egg Hunt! Interact with the farm animals of 3 Palms Petting Zoo and Education Center amongst a variety of captivating Easter displays. Also, explore the new Easter Candy Cottage for photos with the Easter Bunny! 
56th Annual Great Delaware Kite Festival 
Lewes (March 29) 
The annual Great Delaware Kite Festival will take place at Cape Henlopen State Park on Good Friday. Between participating in a kite-flying competition, hunting for Easter eggs and visiting the Easter Bunny, don’t miss this festive celebration! 
Bunny Bonanza 
Lewes (March 30) 
Visit Lewes CanalFront Park for the annual Bunny Bonanza! The Easter Bunny will arrive by boat to this festive event of egg hunts, egg painting and balloon artists. 
Schellville's Easter Eggstravaganza
Rehoboth (March 16, 23 and 24)
Schellville is ready for Spring! Enjoy the annual Easter Eggstravaganza's egg hunts, face painting, balloon art, character meet and greets, bounce house, games, sled hill and more! Also, check out Get Hopped Up, an event where local wineries and breweries will visit Schellville. The Easter Bunny will also be making appearances at Schellville at Brunch with the Easter Bunny and Sweet Treats with the Easter Bunny.