The Ultimate Guide for Easter Events in Queens 2012

Now that Spring is officially here, Easter is right around the corner. There are a TON of events going on in Queens for Easter. Check out some of them here in our Ultimate Easter Guide for 2012!


Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Hop into Spring with your family and friends and enjoy breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Sunday, March 25 between 9am and 11am in the Parish Hall. Children and adults of all ages will enjoy this breakfast of bagels, scrambled eggs, sausage, cream cheese, orange juice, coffee and tea. There will be children’s activities and an Egg Hunt at 10:00am. Pictures of the Easter Bunny will also be available.

When: Sunday, March 25, 9am – 11am; egg hunt will start at 10am.

Where: St. Robert Bellarmine, 56-15 213th Street, Bayside

Admission: $5.00 per person

Ages: All


Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Come have breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Breakfast will include eggs, pancakes ,sausage, waffles, juice, and coffee. Enjoy arts and crafts, face painting, tattoos, and much more. All children will receive there own picture with the Easter Bunny. Tickets will be sold on Sunday March 11th,18th and 25th from 9am-2pm in School Hall or call Dewey Hopkins 347-215-0154 to make arrangements for your ticket purchase. TICKETS ARE LIMITED, SO GET YOURS EARLY….THIS EVENT SOLD OUT LAST YEAR. If your child/children attend Immaculate you’re order form will be sent home.

When: Saturday, March 31, 9am – 12pm

Where: Immaculate Conception School, 21-63 29th Street, Astoria

Cost: Tickets are $9.00 for adults, $5.00 for children, and 2 years old and under are free.

Ages: All


Bayside Hills Civic Association 4th Annual Spring Festival

The Bayside Hills Civic Association will host it’s 4th Annual Spring Festival at the St. Robert Belarmine Elementary School. Festivities will begin at noon, and include kid-friendly features like animals from the Alley Pond Environmental Center, gardening with seeds and supplies from the Queens Botanical Garden, magical entertainment with Willy the Magnificent, a meet and greet with the Easter Bunny, a much more! Don’t forget to bring 3 eggs for coloring! White and hardboiled, of course.

When: Saturday, March 31, 12pm

Where: St. Robert Bellarmine Elementary School, 56-20 214th Street, Bayside Hills

Admission: FREE

Ages: All


11th Annual Easter Egg Hunt 2012

This free celebration is the largest event of this kind in New York City, and it will feature amusement rides, coloring contests, and music. Additionally, Healthplex, a major dental program vendor, will be on site to give out toothbrushes and provide free dental screenings for children. For more information call (888) 543-9070.

When: Saturday, April 7, 12 pm – 5 pm, rain or shine.
The egg hunt will begin at 1:30 p.m.
Where: St. Albans Park (on Merrick Blvd.) in Jamaica, Queens

Admission: FREE

Ages: All children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent


3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt

This is a free event for the whole community. There will be age specific Easter egg hunts, live music, games, prizes, and of course pictures with the Easter Bunny and more! For more information:, 718.606.8306

When: Saturday, April 7, 10am – 12pm

Where: Gantry State Park, 4-09 47th Road, Long Island City

Admission: FREE

Ages: All


Easter Bunny at Queens Center Mall

Visit the Easter Bunny, Level 3, JCPenney Wing, for Photos and a Free Gift!

When: Ongoing, through April 7, 11:00- 8:00 Monday – Friday, 12:00-7:00pm. Saturday- Sunday.

Where: Queens Center Mall, 90-15 Queens Blvd.

Admission: FREE. Picture Price Varies.

Ages: All


Easter Bunny at Atlas Park

Visit the Easter Bunny on the Main Level behind Gymboree below Regal Cinema for Photos and receive a Free Gift! Click for more info.

When: March 30 – April 7, Click here for hours

Where: The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Ave., Glendale

Admission: Free Picture Prices vary.

Ages: All


Barnyard Easter Egg Hunt

The Farm Museum will hold its annual Egg Hunt in the orchard. Egg hunts will be ongoing throughout the day. “Whiskers” the bunny will be hopping around the farm to greet children and pose for pictures, bring your camera. Dance the “Bunny Hop”, play egg toss and egg rolling games on the farmhouse lawn.

When: Satuday, April 7, 12pm – 4pm

Where: Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park

Admission: $5 per person

Ages: All


Spring Eggstravaganza

Visit the Zoo for an egg-stravagant Easter event! Take part in an egg hunt, meet the Easter Bunny and their Flemish giant rabbits, and enjoy a variety of spring-themed activities. Plus, you’ll have the chance to enter to win tickets to see Disney’s Phineas and Ferb Live Tour. For more info, visit their website.

When: April 7 & 8, 11am – 4pm

Where: Queens Zoo, 53-51 111th Street in Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Cost: Free

Ages: All


2nd Annual Breakfast with The Easter Bunny – A Family Fundraising Event

Head to Dabby’s to have breakfast with The Easter Bunny and raise money for a good cause at the same time. Last year’s event raised over $500, with the proceeds to benefit Whitestone Community Volunteer Ambulance. There will be tattoos, face painting, balloon animals, pictures with the Easter bunny, Easter Bunny Freeze Dance, raffles, prizes, plus bagels, cupcakes, juice, etc. For more information, please call Devon at 718.757.8546 or e-mail

When: Saturday, April 7, 11am – 2pm

Where: Dabby’s, 11-02 Clintonville Street, Whitestone

Admission: $10 per person

Ages: All


Easter Egg Hunt at the USTA Tennis Center

Have a kid that’s into sports? Tennis especially? Then this egg hunt is the one you can’t miss. Bring your own basket to hunt for eggs with prizes like free court time, a week of summer camp, and more. Plus, there’s a family prize for the most original tennis-themed basket. Start the day off with some arts and crafts, and end it with a mini tennis clinic. Advance registration is required. Visit their website for more info, or call 718-760-6200.

When: Saturday, April 7, 9am – 12pm (Rain or shine)

Where: USTA Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Admission: $15 if you register at the Front Desk before March 30; $20 after March 30

Ages: All


Meet the Easter Bunny at Bourbon Street

Enjoy an Easter Brunch complete with Easter Goody Bags, a visit from the Easter Bunny, and more. Plus, take your photos with the Easter Bunny! Note: Children (12) and under do not eat free on holiday Sundays. Reservations are required: 718-224-2200

When: Sunday, April 8, Brunch from 11:30am-4:00pm

Where: Bourbon Street, 40-12 Bell Boulevard, Bayside

Admission: Brunch prices vary

Ages: All


Children’s Easter Egg Hunt

Meet the Easter bunny, paint eggs, get your face painted, enjoy some cotton candy and more! Plus, there will be live entertainment from 2pm – 5pm. It’s a first come, first served basis. For more info, click here.

When: Sunday, April 8, 1pm

Where: Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria

Admission: Free, but you have to purchase food

Ages: All


EasterFest 2012

Ascension Presbyterian will be holding its annual Easter Fest at PS 101 in Forest Hills. Kids can participate in an Easter egg hunt, as well as other fun spring activities.

When: Sunday, April 8 11am – 3:30pm

Where: PS 101, 2 Russell Pl, Forest Hills

Cost: $5 for children participating in the egg hunt, but kids attending service orChildhood Education class before are free.

Ages: All